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Trojans Headed For One Last Trip to the Desert

More photos » Alex Gallardo – AP 4 days ago: Southern California guard Mike Gerrity is fouled by Oregon State guard Josh Tarver in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) Browse more photos » 28 games into the USC basketball season, the […]

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What to watch in the Pac-10 this spring

Taking a look at what to watch for as teams head into spring practices, officially ringing the bell on preparations for the 2010 season. Arizona Spring practice starts: March 5 Spring game: April 10 What to watch: The new coordinators: The Wildcats lost two outstanding coordinators — Sonny Dykes on offense and Mark Stoops on […]

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A new front-runner leads the Pac-10 into spring

Spring is often cited as a time of renewal, and in recent years that has held true in Pac-10 football. USC would renew its lease atop the conference annually, no matter who had bolted for NFL riches. <!–photo1–>But this spring a different bird is chirping. It’s a Duck, er, quacking. After seven seasons of USC […]

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Pac-10 spring breakout players

Who will breakout and make a move toward stardom this season? Most of these guys aren’t “new,” but they could make the next step up in their careers this spring. Arizona Juron Criner, WR, Jr: Criner (6-foot-4, 210 pounds) is already a familiar name to Wildcats fans. Heck, he led the team with nine touchdown […]

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Is the Pac-10 Looking to Add Colorado and Utah?

Pacific 10 commissioner Larry Scott is "very seriously" looking at expansion in the next 12 months, and as the Wiz wrote back in 2006, the two universities at the top the league's list are likely to be Colorado and Utah. "Realistically, if we are going to consider this in the foreseeable future, it really is […]

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Pac-10 top 30 in 2009: Nos. 12-13

Our final top 30 player rankings from 2009 will start from the bottom and work up to No. 1. Click here for Nos. 14-30. Preseason rankings are here. 12. Taylor Mays, S, USC (1): While it’s hard to quantify what Mays might have gained socially, intellectually and emotionally from returning for his senior year, it’s […]

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Pac-10 games of the decade

Lots of extraordinary games to choose from, as well as many ways to ascribe greatness: the size of the stage, the competitiveness of the game and the overall strangeness. And we made the executive decision not to make this a list of USC upset losses — other than the biggest one of those. 10. Oregon 56, Arizona State […]

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Pac-10 teams of the decade

Yes, there are lots of USC teams in our list of the “best Pac-10 teams of the decade.” Not sure how you get around that. From 2002 to 2008, the Trojans finished ranked in the nation’s top four. During that span, no other conference team topped the Trojans in the national rankings. One team not […]

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Top 10 Pac-10 players of the decade

The assignment: Rank the top-10 Pac-10 players of the decade. Gulp. The list of folks not on this list includes numerous consensus All-Americans, award winners and record-setting players. So feel free to disagree. And, yes, NFL success sometimes functioned as a tiebreaker, which is why Reggie Williams, Mike Williams, Rien Long, Dave Ball, J.J. Arrington, […]

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Looking back at the Pac-10 decade

The Pac-10 decade started with parity and a rising Northwest. It ended that way, too. In the middle, it was all about the Trojans, with USC winning a pair of national titles — and playing for a third — and at least sharing seven consecutive conference championships. The Pac-10 decade featured a run of remarkable […]

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Trojan Depo: Kiffin Move Pays Recruiting Gold

There’s no doubt the Kiffin move was crazy. He didn’t seem to be on anybody’s short-list to fill the Carroll void. Hell, he didn’t even appear on the radar. Oregon State’s coach Mike Riley turned the job down without ever having to say a word. Jack Del Rio had three years left on his contract. […]

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