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Pacific-12 Conference

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  • College football enters a new playoff world

    It took a hundred years, but college football finally caved to the faucet drip of public persistence by agreeing to stage a four-team playoff starting this season. Fare thee well to mythical champions crowned by wire services, matrices and wing nuts....
  • Autonomy gives Big Ten coaches, players overdue voice

    CHICAGO — Back before $6.9 million was deemed an appropriate amount to pay the Alabama football coach; before Texas A&M installed flat-screen TVs in the bathroom mirrors of its new locker room; and before the creation of a 12th game, a 13th to...
  • Steinberg: A new era erupts in college sports

    That cracking sound you hear is the destruction of NCAA's control over collegiate athletics as we have known it. The centralized power of this body to dictate rules and standards to universities is being eroded rapidly. U.S. District Judge, Claudia...
  • NCAA takes a major hit as federal judge rules in athlete amateur case

    A federal judge here dealt a major blow Friday to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses "unreasonably...
  • USC football: Trojans ranked 15th in coaches preseason poll

    USC is ranked No. 15 in the coaches preseason college football poll administered by USA Today. The Trojans, under first-year Coach Steve Sarkisian, are one of six Pac-12 Conference teams ranked in the poll. Oregon is fourth, UCLA seventh, Stanford...
  • UCLA football: Bruins ranked seventh in USA Today/Coaches' Poll

    UCLA football: Bruins ranked seventh in USA Today/Coaches' Poll
    UCLA will open the season as the seventh-ranked team, according to the USA Today/Coaches Poll. Florida State was ranked No. 1. The Bruins have not carried this high of a ranking into a season since 1998, when they were ranked sixth in the Associated...
  • UCLA LB Myles Jack is a sophomore to watch this season

    UCLA LB Myles Jack is a sophomore to watch this season
      Few players in the Football Bowl Subdivision showed as much versatility as Myles Jack demonstrated last season with the Bruins. That’s what makes him one of our sophomores to watch this upcoming college football season. Myles Jack, LB,...
  • American counts on receivers to help it earn share of national spotlight

    American counts on receivers to help it earn share of national spotlight
    NEWPORT, R.I. — American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco’s 4,717-word speech sounded more like a presidential State of the Union address than an introduction to the conference’s football season, with inspirational quotes...
  • After much talk, college football training camps open this week

    College football training camps open this week and, frankly, it’s about time somebody hit something besides the lunch buffet. No other sport in the world (that I can think of) launches its campaign three weeks before it lifts a finger. South...
  • Oregon QB Marcus Mariota is a junior to watch this season

      One of the most surprising moves in the offseason came when Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota – considered a lock to be a first-round pick in this year’s NFL Draft – bypassed the pros and instead returned to school for his junior...
  • NCAA approves autonomy

    The NCAA Division I board of directors approved rule changes that grant more freedom to college football's most lucrative conferences -- the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC. The group passed the new standard by a 16-2 vote. NCAA officials said...