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Does the UCLA administration care (really care) about athletics? Our research indicates the commitment is limited, at best

Does the UCLA administration care (really care) about athletics? Our research indicates the commitment is limited, at best

UCLA fans are under duress these days. The football team has averaged one-win-per-month for two seasons under coach Chip Kelly. The basketball program, the school’s pride and joy for decades, hasn’t
Pac-12 basketball: Stanford ends slide, turns back struggling Washington

Pac-12 basketball: Stanford ends slide, turns back struggling Washington

Oscar da Silva scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Stanford held Washington to just eight second-half field goals to beat the Huskies 72-64 on Thursday night.
WCC basketball: Santa Clara battles but falls to No. 23 BYU

WCC basketball: Santa Clara battles but falls to No. 23 BYU

T.J. Haws scored 28 points and added nine assists to help No. 23 BYU hold off Santa Clara for a 85-75 victory on Thursday night.
Pac-12 recruiting: Early returns murky on California class of 2021 retention rate

Pac-12 recruiting: Early returns murky on California class of 2021 retention rate

Third in a series examining the top storylines for the Pac-12 during the 2020-21 recruiting cycle. (Links at bottom). The genesis of the exodus is difficult to pinpoint. For decades, the top football
Pac-12 basketball: Cal holds off Washington State

Pac-12 basketball: Cal holds off Washington State

Paris Austin scored 19 points, making all 12 of his free-throw attempts, and Cal won away from home for the first time this season, holding off Washington State 66-57.
Hotline newsletter: NCAA transfer news, names for Colorado’s search, Utah to face LSU, triple threat preview and more

Hotline newsletter: NCAA transfer news, names for Colorado’s search, Utah to face LSU, triple threat preview and more

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Pac-12 basketball power ratings: The finishing schedules weren’t created equally (one team has the edge)

Pac-12 basketball power ratings: The finishing schedules weren’t created equally (one team has the edge)

Four teams are tied atop the standings, each with four conference losses. But the finishing schedules aren't created equally, and one team has the edge.
Hotline newsletter: Time for the Pac-12 to ponder a position flip on NIL (for recruiting benefits)

Hotline newsletter: Time for the Pac-12 to ponder a position flip on NIL (for recruiting benefits)

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Blue bloods loom: Previewing Pac-12 September showdowns against Alabama, Ohio State and Michigan

Blue bloods loom: Previewing Pac-12 September showdowns against Alabama, Ohio State and Michigan

In 200 days, the Pac-12 will begin an epic Saturday-to-Saturday stretch in which three of its top programs face three college football blue bloods, with the stakes in the stratosphere.
Pac-12 basketball recap: Three Twins, Arizona’s deep dig, Bey’s range, sweep stuff and more

Pac-12 basketball recap: Three Twins, Arizona’s deep dig, Bey’s range, sweep stuff and more

A weekend review of Pac-12 basketball that examines trends and issues on the court … 1. Triple impact from the Twin Cities. Unbeknownst to, well, everyone, the Pac-12’s talent pipeline flows from
Cal men stay close in loss to hot Arizona State

Cal men stay close in loss to hot Arizona State

Click here if you’re having trouble viewing this gallery on a mobile device BERKELEY (AP) — Remy Martin scored 15 of his 22 points over the final 11 minutes, and Arizona State pulled away late for its
Women’s basketball: Williams’ buzzer-beater lifts Stanford

Women’s basketball: Williams’ buzzer-beater lifts Stanford

No. 6 Stanford Cardinal hold off Colorado's Pac-12 upset bid on Kiana Williams' 40-footer at the buzzer.
Pac-12 basketball: Arizona hands Stanford its fourth straight loss

Pac-12 basketball: Arizona hands Stanford its fourth straight loss

Bryce Wills hit a career-high 25 points, and Oscar da Silva returned to the court for Stanford on Saturday, but the Cardinal still lost its fourth straight men's basketball game.

NCAA and allies spent big to lobby congress on payments to student athletes

The organizations that represent college athletes have no paid lobbyists.
Women’s basketball: Stanford whips Utah in high-scoring Pac-12 game

Women’s basketball: Stanford whips Utah in high-scoring Pac-12 game

Lacie Hull scored 24, and Kiana Williams added 19 to lift No. 8 Stanford to a 97-64 road win over Utah on Friday night.
Arizona State president Michael Crow: Pac-12 “well positioned” for the future thanks to “unbelievably valuable” Pac-12 Networks

Arizona State president Michael Crow: Pac-12 “well positioned” for the future thanks to “unbelievably valuable” Pac-12 Networks

Michael Crow, a staunch supporter of commissioner Larry Scott and the conference's media strategy, painted a rosy picture of the future, thanks to the "unbelievably valuable" Pac-12 Networks.
Pac-12 basketball: Arizona State handles Stanford

Pac-12 basketball: Arizona State handles Stanford

STANFORD — Tyrell Terry matched his career-best Thursday night with 24 points for Stanford, but it still wasn't enough to get a win for the Cardinal at Maples Pavilion.
Pac-12 basketball: Arizona Wildcats outlast Cal

Pac-12 basketball: Arizona Wildcats outlast Cal

BERKELEY — Cal suffered its third consecutive loss Thursday night, 68-52 at the hands of Arizona at Haas Pavilion.
Pac-12 power ratings: Oregon’s last stand, Colorado’s big chance and the stretch run begins

Pac-12 power ratings: Oregon’s last stand, Colorado’s big chance and the stretch run begins

Long ago, we identified a mid-February duel on the Oregon Trail as a potential catapult to the regular-season title. It’s just that Oregon was supposed to be the team on the brink of conference
Colorado’s coaching search: The ideal model, a list of names and one shot in the dark-turned-light

Colorado’s coaching search: The ideal model, a list of names and one shot in the dark-turned-light

The Buffaloes are searching for their fifth head coach in the past 10 years after Mel Tucker abruptly took the money and ran to Michigan State.