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  1. Rodriguez rants, Arizona QBs get few raves

    Ted Miller

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez is mad. And by mad, we mean in both senses of the word -- angry and crazed. He was vexed when practice began Wednesday and he was volcanic when it ended. With each, er, colorful verbal explosion, the coll...

    Blog | August 15, 2014
  2. Expect 100th Rose Bowl to be physical

    Ted Miller

    LOS ANGELES -- The word "physical" has been used 12,486,234 times by media, coaches and players during the buildup to the 100th Rose Bowl Game Presented by VIZIO between Stanford and Michigan State. The Spartans of the Big Ten play physical footba...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  3. We're chatting!

    Ted Miller

    We're chatting today at noon PT or 3 p.m. ET, depending on where the sun is in your sky. Click here to join the fun. The word on the street is Jim Morrison and Bruce Lee will emerge from hiding to participate....

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  4. Predictions: Pac-12 Week 8

    Ted Miller

    Went 5-1 last week and the season record is now 40-12. Oregon State fans: Look, I know it's my fault. I am more than willing to save the season and pick against your team in every game, but can you get the word out so I don't get angry email about...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  5. USC to Miami: Karma is a harsh mistress

    Ted Miller

    The word of the day is "Schadenfreude." "Enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others," says Merriam-Webster. That aptly describes the feelings at USC, where Trojans fans surely are grinning ear-to-ear over revelations of myriad alleged NCAA ...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  6. Stanford spring game promotion: Luckless?

    Ted Miller

    Stanford has had some success with creative promotions through the years -- recall this amusing Toby Gerhart piece -- and this effort to get the word out about the Cardinal's spring game is no different. The info they want you to have. Cardina...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  7. Prediction: Oregon is going to win

    Ted Miller

    Checking in from palatial -- in the truest sense of the word -- Cowboys Stadium. Oregon is beating the pooh out of New Mexico. That sort of analysis is something you can't get just anywhere. It's 59-0 at the half. The Ducks have outgained th...

    Blog | September 04, 2010
  8. Marshawn Lynch resists easy media definition

    Ted Miller

    You want a quote from recalcitrant media-phobe Marshawn Lynch in advance of Super Bowl XLIX? Here's one that stretches nearly 100 words. "My mom raised me by herself with no help, basically," Lynch told USA Today in 2007 before he was drafted in t...

    Blog | January 27, 2015
  9. Pac-12 lunch links

    Ted Miller

    Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of th...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  10. Pac-12 lunch links

    Ted Miller

    She could not explain in so many words, but she felt that those who prepare for all the emergencies of life beforehand may equip themselves at the expense of joy. Arizona's backup QB Javelle Allen has been dismissed from the team. Maybe the bowl ...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  11. Orgeron makes Haden's search complicated

    Ted Miller

    We could try to quantify how much better USC is under Ed Orgeron the past six games compared to Lane Kiffin during the season's first five, but that really is pretty easy. We don't need numbers. We need only three words: Everything is better. U...

    Blog | November 18, 2013
  12. UCLA signs 23

    Ted Miller

    UCLA signed 23 players on Wednesday for a class that is expected to rank No. 1 in the Pac-12. The Bruins still await word from Priest Willis, the nation's No. 5 safety. Craig Lee, the lone committed RB in the class, also didn't sign. Receiver Moss...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  13. Pac-12 lunch links: Tragedy hits ASU

    Ted Miller

    Scrooge was better than his word. He did it all, and infinitely more; and to Tiny Tim, who did not die, he was a second father. He became as good a friend, as good a master, and as good a man, as the good old city knew, or any other good old city, to...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  14. Colorado, Embree have awkward goodbye

    Ted Miller

    Jon Embree didn't win many games as Colorado's football coach, but he won the news conference Monday that formalized his termination. Fired after just two years leading the Buffaloes, Embree, fighting off tears throughout and picking his words car...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  15. Stanford beats Oregon in word, then deed

    Ted Miller

    EUGENE, Ore. -- Words don't win football games, but Stanford coach David Shaw delivered some effective ones during the Cardinal's 17-14 overtime win over No. 2 Oregon, a game that dashed the Ducks' national title hopes. No, words don't make plays, bu...

    Blog | November 18, 2012
  16. Lunch links: USC, UCLA to play nice (right)

    Ted Miller

    In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, "Au revoir, gopher." Here's a full list of Arizona's injury woes this season, woes that it has played through fairly well. Arizona State football is in a better place with Todd Graham. Money is a big...

    Blog | November 15, 2012