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college footballOregon QB Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

12/13/2014 07:49 PM MST
Marcus Mariota, the prototypical 21st-century quarterback, took an old-fashioned approach to become Oregon's first Heisman Trophy winner. 
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Oregon, Arizona play for Pac-12 title, more
12/04/2014 11:28 AM MST - SANTA CLARA, Calif. — National title implications, a possible Heisman Trophy at stake and a new $1. Full Story

Mike Riley of Oregon State is Nebraska's new football coach
12/04/2014 11:15 AM MST - LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska hired Oregon State's Mike Riley as its new football coach on Thursday, replacing the fired Bo Pelini. Full Story

Hogan leads Stanford's 31-10 upset of No. 9 UCLA
11/28/2014 06:33 PM MST - PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — When Kevin Hogan led Stanford onto the hallowed Rose Bowl turf for the fourth time in three years, the quarterback realized the stakes were a whole lot higher for No. Full Story

Big Game: Pac-12 says replay crew shouldn't have overturned two Cal touchdowns
11/24/2014 10:38 PM MST - The Pac-12 Conference said its instant replay crew made errors on two of three Cal touchdowns that were overturned during Saturday's Big Game against Stanford, commissioner Larry Scott announced Monday.
 
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Cal's porous pass defense could set records
11/20/2014 11:04 PM MST - The Cal Golden Bears are on a record pace for passing yards and passing touchdowns allowed in a season.
 
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Stanford quarterback Hogan has options
11/19/2014 10:19 PM MST - Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan could be playing in his final Big Game if he opts to leave for the NFL after this season.
 
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Cal, Stanford men's basketball teams will be tested in Big Apple
11/19/2014 11:19 PM MST - Bears and Cardinal are headed to New York, where they will compete in different tournaments but will face top-level competition such as Syracuse and possibly Duke. Full Story

USC cornerback Josh Shaw won't be prosecuted for fight in which he jumped from balcony
11/18/2014 10:41 AM MST - LOS ANGELES (AP) -- University of Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw won't be charged with domestic violence after he sprained both ankles jumping from a balcony after arguing with his girlfriend, authorities said. Full Story

Stanford women topple No. 1 UConn
11/18/2014 10:24 AM MST - The No. 6 Stanford women's basketball team defeated top-ranked and defending national champion Connecticut 88-86 in overtime, ending the Huskies' 47-game win streak. Full Story

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Are car keys a thing of the past?

The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. Full Story
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Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
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Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story