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UCLA head coach Chip Kelly leads his team on the field before an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

UCLA looks to continue improvement against slumping Arizona

Nov. 27, 2020 2:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arizona and UCLA are in their third seasons of the Kevin Sumlin and Chip Kelly eras, but going into Saturday's game at the Rose Bowl, the two programs are trending in opposite directions. The Wildcats (0-2) haven’t won in more than a year and have dropped a program-record nine...

Oregon State running back Jermar Jefferson (6) runs 75-yards to score a touchdown on the first play of an NCAA college football game against California in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Oregon State's Jefferson faces challenge in No. 9 Oregon

Nov. 26, 2020 5:06 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State running back Jermar Jefferson is recapturing the success he had as a freshman, even in this unusual season. The former Pac-12 Freshman of the Year has rushed for at least 100 yards in each of the Beavers' three games, including 196 yards last weekend in a victory over...

Oregon's CJ Verdell dives into the end zone for a third-quarter score against UCLA in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

No. 9 Oregon is undefeated heading to Oregon State

Nov. 26, 2020 4:06 PM EST

No. 9 Oregon (3-0, 3-0 Pac-12) at Oregon State (1-2, 1-2), Friday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Oregon by 13 1/2. Series record: Oregon leads, 66-47-10 WHAT’S AT STAKE? Ninth-ranked Oregon hopes to remain perfect, not to mention get all its games in, during the short season to have a chance at the...

Oregon State head coach Jonathan Smith looks on during the second half of an NCAA college football game against California in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. Oregon State won 31-27. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

No longer the Civil War, Oregon plays Oregon State on Friday

Nov. 26, 2020 1:31 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Although it's no longer called the Civil War, the rivalry between Oregon and Oregon State is still heated even in a short and unusual season. The two teams will meet Friday for the 124th edition of the rivalry, which dates back to 1894. This season and going forward, however, the...

Oregon's Tyler Shough throws downfield against UCLA during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Pac-12's traditional rivalries look untraditional in 2020

Nov. 25, 2020 2:28 PM EST

The Thanksgiving weekend is normally devoted to end-of-season rivalry games in the Pac-12 but — like everything else — it's different this year. As of Wednesday, it appeared the Big Game between Cal and Stanford was going to go on as planned Friday. The rivalry game between Oregon and Oregon State,...

Oregon's Devon Williams pulls down in a Tyler Shough pass for a touchdown against UCLA during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Shough throws 3 TDs and No. 11 Oregon survives Bruins 38-35

Nov. 21, 2020 8:42 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Tyler Shough and Devon Williams have found their on-field chemistry. Shough threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and No. 11 Oregon held off short-handed UCLA 38-35 on Saturday to remain undefeated. Williams was Shough's favorite target, with six catches for 123 yards, including a...

UCLA running back Demetric Felton, right, runs the ball while defended by California linebacker Kuony Deng during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

No. 11 Oregon hosts UCLA and former coach Chip Kelly

Nov. 19, 2020 2:28 PM EST

UCLA (1-1, 1-1 Pac-12) at No. 11 Oregon (2-0, 2-0), Saturday at 3:30 EST (ESPN). Line: Oregon by 13 1/2. Series record: UCLA leads 40-29. WHAT’S AT STAKE? If No. 11 Oregon wants a shot at the College Football Playoff, it needs to win all its games and win them decisively. After defeating Washington State...

UCLA running back Demetric Felton, right, runs the ball while defended by California linebacker Kuony Deng during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

No. 11 Ducks set to host UCLA a day later than planned

Nov. 19, 2020 2:23 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — With a 2-0 start during a short season where every win is crucial, Oregon is not concerned with some of the more minor details. The No. 11 Ducks host UCLA on Saturday, a game that was originally set for Friday night. Just hiccups in an otherwise unusual season. “Let’s...

Stanford quarterback Davis Mills, center, looks to pass against Colorado during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Stanford quarterback Davis Mills looks to build momentum

Nov. 19, 2020 12:26 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford quarterback Davis Mills had already had as much practice by Tuesday as he did in the entire leadup to a three-point loss to Colorado. Mills managed to play effectively last Saturday despite only one 45-minute session to get ready for the Buffaloes after a coronavirus...

Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) looks to throw a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

STAT WATCH: Gators' Trask ahead of Burrow pace for TD passes

Nov. 16, 2020 2:13 AM EST

Joe Burrow set the Football Bowl Subdivision record with 60 touchdown passes last year, an incredible feat accomplished in a 15-game national championship season for LSU. The way Florida's Kyle Trask is going, 60 would be very possible for him if not for the COVID-19 pandemic shortening schedules. Trask, after...