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Gordon leads Washington State over Stanford 49-22

Nov. 16, 2019 8:16 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Anthony Gordon threw for 520 yards and five touchdowns as Washington State beat Stanford 49-22 on Saturday, to move within one win of becoming bowl eligible. Easop Winston Jr. caught a pair of touchdown passes for Washington State (5-5, 2-5 Pac-12), which has a four-game winning...

Stanford, Washington St look to redeem disappointing seasons

Nov. 15, 2019 2:34 PM EST

Stanford and Washington State will face off Saturday trying to take the next step toward redeeming disappointing seasons. Both teams need to win two of their next three games to qualify for a bowl, a solid goal for programs out of contention in the Pac-12 that have made a habit of getting to the postseason in...

UCLA’s hopes for South title still alive facing No. 8 Utah

Nov. 14, 2019 12:15 PM EST

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: UCLA at No. 8 Utah. Strange as it sounds, the Bruins could throw a giant wrench into the Pac-12’s hopes of returning to the College Football Playoff by pulling an unlikely upset in Salt Lake City. Utah holds a one-game lead...

Modster has 4 touchdowns in return, Cal holds off WSU 33-20

Nov. 10, 2019 12:10 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Devon Modster wasn't too impressed with the best game of his career. That it helped stop California's four-game losing streak was much more important to the Golden Bears quarterback. Modster passed for a career-high three touchdowns and rushed for a fourth in his first game back...

Cal's Evan Weaver wants more than individual honors

Nov. 8, 2019 2:58 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California linebacker Evan Weaver received word this week that he's among 12 semifinalists for the Dick Butkus award. That came after Weaver got invited to the Senior Bowl. It's the latest in a long line of honors for the Golden Bears defensive captain and emotional leader....

QB Justin Herbert calmly leads resilient No. 7 Oregon

Nov. 5, 2019 7:09 PM EST

Probably the best example of Justin Herbert's influence over No. 7 Oregon came after the Ducks fell behind to USC last weekend. The team gathered midway through the first half and collectively decided there was no reason to panic. Herbert led the effort by example, as he has time and again in his senior season....

Can anyone stop No. 7 Oregon at this point? Trojans up next

Oct. 31, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Seventh-ranked Oregon continues its march toward the Pac-12 championship game with a road game against USC. The Ducks (7-1, 5-0 Pac-12) have won seven straight games following the season-opening loss to Auburn. Despite a...

Around the Pac-12: Verdell turns heads among Pac-12 RBs

Oct. 29, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

In a lot of ways, CJ Verdell is like Oregon predecessor LaMichael James: What he lacks in size he makes up for with toughness and speed. The Ducks sophomore has emerged as a running back to watch with a record-setting performance against Washington State, joining Utah's Zack Moss and UCLA's Joshua Kelley among...

STAT WATCH: Toledo's Koback among 7 players to run for 200

Oct. 28, 2019 10:35 AM EDT

There have been 20 200-yard rushing performances through the first nine weeks of the season and seven of them came on Saturday. Toledo's Bryant Koback led the way with a career-high 259 yards on 32 carries against Eastern Michigan, his second 200-yard game and the second-highest total in the Football Bowl...

Lewis' FG gives No. 11 Oregon 37-35 win over Washington St

Oct. 27, 2019 3:43 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Freshman kicker Camden Lewis flexed his muscles with a holler as teammates raised him on their shoulders. He had just nailed a 26-yard field goal as time expired, extending No. 11 Oregon's winning streak to seven games with a 37-35 victory over Washington State on Saturday night. He...