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  1. Poll: College football union?

    Ted Miller

    There are a lot of strong opinions about the Northwestern union case. We've answered questions in the Friday mailbag the past two weeks about the complicated issues at stake -- here and here -- and those responses have inspired more than a few respon...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  2. Pac-12 week 15: Did you know?

    Ted Miller

    Some notes to get you through the hours until Saturday. Thanks to ESPN Stats & Information for many of these numbers. The stakes in the Pac-12 championship game between Arizona State and Stanford is an invitation to the 100th edition of the Rose ...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  3. Stakes high for ASU, Arizona

    Ted Miller

    In terms of general bitterness, the Arizona-Arizona State rivalry over the Territorial Cup is pretty darn underrated nationally. That's understandable, though, because the game rarely has much national relevance. One team can be up or down, but it's ...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  4. Statement game for Stanford and ASU?

    Ted Miller

    STANFORD, Calif. -- Stanford and Arizona State will give the Pac-12 an early-season matchup of ranked teams here today, and both teams can make statements that might resonate throughout their respective seasons. The stakes, however, are higher for...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  5. Pac-12 lunch links: Will Kelly stick around?

    Ted Miller

    "If I could work my will," said Scrooge indignantly, "every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should!" Another reminder -- not as f...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  6. Lots of intrigue for 116th Civil War

    Ted Miller

    The 2012 Civil War between Oregon and Oregon State doesn't match the 2000 game, when both teams were ranked in the top 10 for the first time in the rivalry's history, or the 2009 game, when the winner-take-all stakes were a Pac-10 title and a Rose Bo...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  7. Pac-12 links: Leach, Rodriguez make moves

    Ted Miller

    "If I could work my will," said Scrooge indignantly, "every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should!" Retaining Arizona's offensi...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  8. Lunch links: Lots at stake in rivalry games

    Ted Miller

    Yes! Yes! Yes! He would create proudly out of the freedom and power of his soul, as the great artificer whose name he bore, a living thing new and soaring and beautiful, impalpable, imperishable. A couple of Arizona coaches know all about the Ari...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  9. Meanwhile, in the rest of the Pac-12...

    Ted Miller

    Lots and lots of Oregon-Stanford chatter this week. As it should be. Big game. Big stakes. But there's a lot going on outside of Center Court. Three 5-4 Pac-12 teams can get bowl-eligible this week: California at Oregon State and the winner of...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  10. Halftime: UCLA 16, Arizona State 14

    Ted Miller

    With control of the Pac-12 South Division at stake, UCLA leads Arizona State 16-14 at halftime. The Sun Devils have outgained the Bruins 246 yards to 157, but the Bruins scored 10 consecutive points to go ahead at the half. While the Sun Devils...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  11. Mailbag: Revisiting Oregon-LSU

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. Nine out of 10 dentists recommend my Twitter feed for whiter teeth and fresher breath. And here's that 10th dentist. To the notes! Greg from Hillsboro, Ore., writes: 4 turnovers. 12 penalties. That had a HUGE stake in how th...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  12. Stakes big for Oregon, Pac-12 versus LSU

    Ted Miller

    Nobody likes sounding relentlessly redundant, but if the story doesn't change the story doesn't change. For all that Oregon has accomplished in two years under Chip Kelly, it has flopped against highly rated nonconference foes who have had extra t...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  13. Oregon No. 3, Stanford 6th in coaches poll

    Ted Miller

    The coaches poll is out, and it makes clear the stakes will be huge when Oregon faces LSU in Cowboys Stadium on Sept. 3. The Ducks, who lost the national title game to Auburn last January, are ranked No. 3. And LSU is No. 4. Don't be surprised ...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  14. UConn sees Fiesta Bowl positives

    Ted Miller

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- College football is big business. It's a violent game played for high stakes. It's not often touchy-feeley. Moral victories? Those are for losers. And the scoreboard of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl was stark and unforgiving: Oklahom...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  15. Quick weekend rewind

    Ted Miller

    What happened when we were scarfing down vats of eggnog? Not too much but here's a quick recap. USC will meet with the NCAA's Infractions Appeal Committee on Jan. 22. Here's a primer on what's at stake. A bit more here. Jim Harbaugh has a big c...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  16. Pac-10 lunch links: Ducks not typical national power

    Ted Miller

    "If I could work my will," said Scrooge indignantly, "every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should!" Arizona will have its Bug b...

    Blog | December 21, 2010