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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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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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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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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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 3

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (3-0, 1-0) Andrew Luck can do pretty much anything. He can effortlessly place a football in his receiver’s hands from dozens of yards away. He can fake an entire defense and camera crew and pick up yards by tucking the ball and running down field.
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (2-0) Saturday afternoon at Raleigh’s, the screens flashed from the Cal-Colorado game to Stanford-Duke highlights and fans in the Telegraph bar cheered. They cheered, because it was only halftime and the Cardinal were only up 17-7 against Duke and Andrew Luck — for the first
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Pac-12 Power Rankings

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (1-0) In short, the Cardinal took care of business on Saturday. The squad, now ranked sixth in the country, easily defeated San Jose State, 57-3 on Saturday. Andrew Luck began his Heisman candidacy with somewhat modest stats, for him at least. The redshirt junior quarterback was
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Pac-12 North Preview: Oregon

The Year That Was Oregon fielded one of the greatest offenses in recent memory. It signaled plays through over-sized flashcards to minimize breaks. It averaged 47 points and 530 yards per game. It forced teams to fake injury to try and slow it down. It lost to Cam Newton and
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Showtime: A look at the preseason All-Pac-12 teams

The prolific Phil Steele has churned out his latest preseason accolades. The industry workhorse will release his All-American list on June 1 and is slowly rolling out his national top 25, but he’s already locked in the all-conference teams. Here are a few highlights from his inaugural preseason All-Pac-12 selections.