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No. 11 Washington, No. 17 Utah play for Pac-12 title

No. 11 Washington, No. 17 Utah play for Pac-12 title

The Sports Xchange

November 28 The Huskies (9-3, 7-2 Pac-12 Conference) and Utes (9-3, 6-3) come into Friday's matchup at Levi's Stadium boasting two of the stingiest defenses in the nation -- and, for the first time in the Pac-12 Championship's eight-year history, FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: Week 13 ACC, Pac-12 Picks

In the Crosshairs: Week 13 ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Ken Cross

November 21 Cougars quarterback Gardner Minshew has had one of the best seasons of any quarterback in Mike Leach’s “Air Raid” offense. With 36 touchdowns against only seven interceptions, the Huskies’ defense could be put on notice early. FULL STORY

No. 8 Cougars can clinch Pac-12 with W over Huskies

No. 8 Cougars can clinch Pac-12 with W over Huskies

The Sports Xchange

November 21 The 111th Apple Cup has the same scenario, except Washington State (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12) is playing for its first conference title in 16 years and its first trip to the College Football Playoff. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week 12 Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week 12 Picks

Ken Cross

November 14 Syracuse could be a thorn in the side of Notre Dame with its up-tempo, quick strike offense, which is led dual-threat quarterback Eric Dungey, one of America's top playmakers. FULL STORY

No. 18 Washington's seniors play last home game

No. 18 Washington's seniors play last home game

The Sports Xchange

November 13 Saturday marks Senior Day at Husky Stadium, when the home crowd bids farewell to upperclassmen who transformed No. 18-ranked Washington from an also-ran in the Pac-12 Conference into a program with realistic championship aspirations. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Nine Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Nine Picks

Ken Cross

October 24 Running back Travis Etienne is the catalyst of what Clemson’s offense can do and Trevor Lawrence can throw because of the success of the running attack. The Seminoles’ run stop is eighth in the nation FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Eight Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Eight Picks

Ken Cross

October 17 One of the nation’s premier games this weekend is a battle of the ACC's top teams. A win for the Wolfpack could push them into the national championship race. The Tigers’ renowned defensive front will test any and all pass protection schemes of NC State’s offensive line FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Seven Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Seven Picks

Ken Cross

October 10 Autzen Stadium on a Saturday night should grab the attention of anyone who begs to know even a little bit about college football. The Ducks lead the league in total defense, while Washington is second in total defense. FULL STORY

Oregon-Washington matchup has larger implications

Oregon-Washington matchup has larger implications

The Sports Xchange

October 09 It's no secret that fans from both Oregon and Washington don't get along. For years -- and for whatever reasons -- it seems that each team's fan base would rather beat the other even if it meant losing every other game. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: Week Five ACC, Pac-12 Picks

In the Crosshairs: Week Five ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Ken Cross

September 27 Last year’s upset at the Carrier Dome is revisited as the two undefeated teams match up in an intriguing contest. Trevor Lawrence takes over as the starting quarterback, as Kelly Bryant is benched. FULL STORY