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Colorado's live mascot Ralphie V to retire

Nov. 12, 2019 3:24 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's live buffalo mascot Ralphie V will retire after 12 seasons of roaming the field. The university said Tuesday that Ralphie, who turned 13 in October, hasn't been showing the same consistency as she has in prior seasons. She wasn't consistently responding to her handler's...

Price hits winning kick with no time left, CU beats Stanford

Nov. 9, 2019 7:54 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Those bowl thoughts by the Colorado Buffaloes are still distant. At least they're still flickering. For that, they can thank a banged-up Laviska Shenault Jr. picking up a late fourth down with a powerful surge, a maligned defense digging in and of course a fill-in freshman kicker...

USC expects to use another pass-heavy plan at Arizona State

Nov. 6, 2019 5:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Clay Helton brought the Air Raid offense to Southern California this season, he stressed that it could be executed in such a way to maintain balance between run and pass. However, injuries at running back and playing from behind have forced the Trojans to lean heavily on the pass in...

Thompson-Robinson, Kelley lead UCLA to third straight win

Nov. 3, 2019 1:20 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — UCLA has gone from woeful to controlling its own destiny in the Pac-12 South in less than a month. The Bruins won their third straight game as Dorian Thompson-Robinson passed for two touchdowns and Joshua Kelley added two rushing scores in a 31-14 victory over Colorado on Saturday...

Colorado, UCLA finding stride led by WR Shenault, RB Kelley

Nov. 1, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colorado and UCLA are finding success behind their standout players. Wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. for the Buffaloes and running back Joshua Kelley for the Bruins are hitting their stride. They're coming off their best performances of the season ahead of the matchup on Saturday....

USC roars to a 35-31 comeback win over Colorado

Oct. 26, 2019 2:00 AM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — USC's fabulous freshman kept the Trojans unbeaten against Colorado. Freshman Kedon Slovis threw for 406 yards and four TD passes, including scores of 44 and 37 yards to Michael Pittman Jr . in the fourth quarter, and Southern California escaped Folsom Field with a 35-31 win Friday...

Colorado looks to end 13-game skid against Southern Cal

Oct. 24, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — For the occasion, the Colorado Buffaloes are going with the all-black uniform look from head to toe . It's certainly fitting as they attempt to snap a bunch of black-cloud streaks Friday night — an 0-6 slump while wearing that particular all-dark attire, a current three-game...

Gordon, Borghi lead Washington State past Colorado 41-10

Oct. 20, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — After a few frustrating weeks, Washington State coach Mike Leach was pleased to see the Cougars play with a level of consistency that has been absent. "Consistency and the mental tough ness to stay focused from one play to the next," Leach said. "Everyone wants to get ahead of...

Washington St, Colorado both stumbling heading into showdown

Oct. 18, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

Washington State coach Mike Leach has seen improvement in his defense but more is needed as the Cougars seek their first Pac-12 win of the season when Colorado visits Saturday. The Cougars have given up 143 points and 1,715 yards in losing to UCLA, No. 13 Utah and No. 17 Arizona State in consecutive games. The...

Herbert has 2 TDs in No. 13 Oregon's 45-3 win over Colorado

Oct. 12, 2019 3:14 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Quarterback Justin Herbert said the No. 13 Oregon Ducks focused all week on a more balanced attack. They saw results on Friday night. Herbert threw for 261 yards and two touchdowns, while Cyrus Habibi-Likio rushed for three more, and Oregon beat Colorado 45-3 on Friday night for its...