Oregon quarterback  Darron Thomas completed 13 of 25 attempts. He threw for 198 yards and three touchdowns.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 6

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (5-0, 3-0) It wasn’t a surprise that the Cardinal beat Colorado on Saturday. Nor was the margin, 48-7, a surprise either. Stanford continues to steamroll every team it plays and, well, the Buffaloes don’t exactly inspire fear, especially on the road. Andrew Luck played like
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Conference Questions

Does Arizona have the worst defense in the Pac-12? In short, yes, and it’s really not close. The Wildcats have been bad on both sides of the ball in 2011, but the defense has been especially terrible. The squad is surrendering 37.5 points per game and is allowing almost 500
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Ducks take flight in second half to crush Bears

EUGENE, Ore. — After being obliterated 48-14 at USC last season, a beleaguered Jeff Tedford told reporters that he was proud that his team “won the second half” after trailing by 42 points at halftime. While Tedford did not proclaim a first-half victory in Thursday night’s 43-15 loss at the hands
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Just how loud is Autzen Stadium?

J. Brady McCollough, a former reporter at The Michigan Daily, once wrote this of Oregon’s home field: “Autzen Stadium is where great teams go to die.” He penned those words after the No. 22 Ducks upset the fifth-ranked Wolverines, 31-27. It was Sept. 20, 2003, only the stadium’s 10th game
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Running back Isi Sofele will have a light spring after a grueling season.

Scouting Report

Can Cal keep up with Oregon offensively?  The answer in short is, of course, no. That’s because really no offense can equal the Quack Attack. But if Cal’s defense reverts back to its 2010 form and slows down the Ducks, the Bears have enough offensive firepower this year to perhaps
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 5

NORTH DIVISON No. 1: Stanford (4-0, 2-0) The Cardinal are still sitting pretty at the top of the Pac-12 with a spotless record, and Andrew Luck has gotten so bored playing quarterback that he spotted at wideout in a 45-19 win over UCLA. Even after losing linebacker Shayne Skov for the season,
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Cal vs. Oregon at Memorial Stadium. Cal lost 13-15.

Heartbreak City

The setting: Memorial Stadium, Nov. 13, 2010. The game: No. 1 Oregon squeaks by Cal, 15-13. The legacy: The sports staff shares its memories.

On the evening of Nov. 13, 2010, Giorgio Tavecchio lined up 24 yards away from the uprights. Knock through three points, and the Bears would have a 16-15 fourth-quarter lead. Tavecchio had a shaky reputation as it was, but surely, he’d nail this chip shot. But he jumped too early, and the
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Cal and Washington swapped places in this week's Power Rankings after their thrilling matchup on Saturday.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 4

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (3-0, 1-0) The Cardinal did not have a game this week. But since the squad is still undefeated and Andrew Luck is still the quarterback, Stanford nonetheless tops the power rankings. The team faces the daunting challenge of UCLA this weekend. — Jonathan Kuperberg No.
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