Pac 10

Long Time Coming

The people associated with the Washington State football program will tell you that they saw this coming — that the Cougars had become increasingly competitive and were bound to break through for a Pac-10 victory.And while it was true that Washington State had become slightly more competent...

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Pac-10 Preview: Wk 11

Washington State (1-9, 0-7) at Oregon State (4-4, 3-2), Saturday, 1:00 p.m.The Beavers are expected to win, and had better win, if they entertain thoughts of going to a bowl game. After Saturday, Oregon State closes the season against USC, at Stanford and against Oregon. Those arguably are the...

Stanford Impresses

You have to wonder if Stanford would like another shot at the mighty Oregon Ducks. Granted, no team in its right mind would relish the chance to play the Ducks right now. Oregon is a machine, thoroughly steamrolling any opponent that gets in its way. But Stanford is approaching that level. The...

Pac-10 Preview: Wk 10

Washington at Oregon, Saturday, 12:30 p.m.Washington’s chances of winning this game are about 1 in 100. That is, Oregon has the No. 1 offense in the country while the Huskies have the No. 100 defense. Plus, the Ducks are at home. The only thing that may stop Oregon in this game is the clock...

Maehl Delivered

If USC supposedly was the toughest test remaining on Oregon’s schedule, the road to the Ducks’ second straight Pac-10 title could become downright silly. Oregon broke open a close game early in the third quarter and cruised to a 53–32 victory at the Los Angeles Coliseum on...

Conference Alignment

And now for something out of the “Be careful what you wish for” department.Cal and Stanford didn’t want to be aligned in the North Division of the new Pac-12 unless they could be guaranteed to play UCLA and USC every year. They got their wish. Now, here’s the bad news:...

Pac-10 Preview: Wk 8

UCLA at Oregon, Thursday, 6:00 p.m. PTThe Ducks will take the field for the first time in school history as the No. 1 team in the nation. Oregon moved into the top spot of the Associated Press top 25 this week without even playing — the Ducks had a bye while former No. 1 Ohio State went...

Familiar Outcome

For one cloudy afternoon in Los Angeles, this was the familiar USC, the one that steamrolled opponents for the better part of a decade and left observers shaking their heads in wonderment. The Trojans, reeling after back-to-back losses on the final play of the game, not to mention an...

Oldest Rodgers Hurt

On a night when Stanford remained in the Pac-10 hunt with a last-second win over USC and Washington continued to prove it’s not quite ready for the big time, the news that most shook up the conference race took place on one play in Arizona Stadium. ...

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