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  1. Pac-12 asserts dominance in bowl season

    Kevin Gemmell

    Were you able to hear it -- the uniform and hypnotic chant rising up from the stands of the Rose Bowl and the Alamo Dome and Sam Boyd Stadium? "P-A-C, P-A-C," they chanted in unison, reveling in their league's postseason successes. No? You didn...

    Blog | January 05, 2015
  2. Turnovers could dictate Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston storyli...

    Kevin Gemmell

    The Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston storyline is a delicious headline/ratings grabber, isn't it? A couple of Heisman winners -- both quarterbacks -- meeting in the Granddaddy, which also happens to be the first-ever national semifinal. Without q...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  3. Bruin Bear seeing red

    Kevin Gemmell

    It's officially rivalry week in Los Angeles. And even though UCLA and USC won't meet at the Rose Bowl for eight more days, some USC pranksters got an early jump on the hijinks. Per the following tweet, someone -- we're going to go out on a limb an...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  4. Pressure? No problem for Automatic Andy

    Kevin Gemmell

    There's nothing quite like the first time your newborn son evacuates all over a wall at 2 a.m. This is what Andy Phillips is currently dealing with. So no, a little crowd noise at the Rose Bowl or a little rain at the Big House isn't really going to ...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  5. LSU Tigers, UCLA Bruins announce series starting in 2021

    Kevin Gemmell

    LSU and UCLA announced Monday that their football programs will play for the first time starting in 2021. The Tigers also announced the addition of Arizona State to its future schedule.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  6. Bowl primer: Rose Bowl

    Kevin Gemmell

    We continue our look at each of the Pac-12's opponents during the bowl season. Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 1, 2 p.m. PT, ESPN Stanford (11-2) vs. Michigan State (12-1) Michigan State Spartans Coach: Mark Danton...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  7. Cardinal excited for another Rose Bowl run

    Kevin Gemmell

    On the surface, the similarities between Stanford and Michigan State are obvious. Both have outstanding defenses that get after the quarterback. Both have talented lines and hold physicality above all else. So for those who like their football a litt...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  8. Oregon Ducks unhappy about prospect of Rose Bowl trip

    Kevin Gemmell

    Oregon may be headed to a fifth-straight BCS bowl game, but it's not the game the Oregon Ducks had in mind when the season started. And a pair of high-profile players weren't shy this week about expressing their disappointment with reporters.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  9. What to watch in the Pac-12: Week 3

    Kevin Gemmell

    A few storylines to keep an eye on in Week 3. B1G tests: The Pac-12 faces the Big Ten four times this week. The league went 4-1 last season against its Rose Bowl partners, including Stanford's win over Wisconsin in the Grand Daddy. This week, UCL...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  10. Bruins gain insight on running QBs

    Kevin Gemmell

    PASADENA, Calif. -- The UCLA Bruins passed a crucial test in Week 1, which was (mostly) containing a dual-threat quarterback. Nevada's Cody Fajardo spent the first half of Saturday night's 58-20 Bruins' victory at the Rose Bowl dodging over-pursuing ...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  11. Pac-12 renews three bowl games

    Kevin Gemmell

    Before the Rose Bowl, we'll have the unofficial Rose Bowl North and Rose Bowl South. The Big Ten has inked new deals with the Holiday and Kraft Fight Hunger bowls and starting in 2014 will take on a second and third Pac-12 opponent in the postseas...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  12. What we learned in the Pac-12 bowls

    Kevin Gemmell

    1. The Pac-12 is top-heavy: Well, duh. The top two teams in the conference, Stanford and Oregon, both won their games -- BCS bowl games at that -- doing exactly what they did to get there in the first place. Stanford won the Rose Bowl with physical p...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  13. 2013 NFL draft -- Zach Ertz of Stanford Cardinal enters NFL draft...

    Kevin Gemmell

    Stanford's offense will be without one if its premier playmakers after tight end Zach Ertz announced Monday he'll enter the 2013 NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2013
  14. Williamson completes road to redemption

    Kevin Gemmell

    PASADENA, Calif. -- Above each player's locker is a name plate that slides in and out. Following the Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio Tuesday night, Stanford kicker Jordan Williamson stood on his chair, slid his name plate out and stuck it in his ba...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  15. Cardinal win with Cardinal ball

    Kevin Gemmell

    PASADENA, Calif. -- Beauty is in the eye of whichever team has more points at the end of the game. Beholder be damned. This is 2012 Stanford football -- white knuckles and all. If you want pretty, the Getty Museum is on the other side of the 405. ...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  16. Instant analysis: Stanford 20, Wisconsin 14

    Kevin Gemmell

    PASADENA, Calif. -- A nip-and-tuck defensive battle was expected in the 99th edition of the Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio. And neither Stanford nor Wisconsin disappointed as the Cardinal downed the Badgers 20-14. Here's how it all went down in Pa...

    Blog | January 01, 2013