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Pac-12 hires Steeg for title game A longtime NFL executive is bringing his pro talent to the collegiate level next year — specifically, the soon-to-be Pac-12 conference. Pac-12 officials announced today Jim Steeg, who has managed all special events for the NFL, including pro bowls and drafts, and is credited with turning the Super Bowl […]

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Big 12 reaches TV deal with Fox Sports A year after nearly losing his conference’s premier powerhouses, Oklahoma and Texas, to the Pac-10, Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe secured a 13-year cable TV deal with Fox Sports for the now-10-team conference. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the Sports Business Journal reported the contract, beginning […]

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Ambles returns to practice Markeith Ambles returned to the practice field Tuesday ­— sort of. The wide receiver spent the morning practice running and doing disciplinary drills in what was just the latest in a string of punishments for the sophomore. Ambles missed Saturday’s practice at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and offered no excuse […]

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Location for USC, Kansas game still unknown Though USC will take on perennial basketball powerhouse Kansas next season, one thing has yet to be determined: where the game will be played. USC is set to host the game per a home-and-home agreement, but Kansas coach Bill Self confirmed last week the Trojans asked the game […]

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Times announced for USC Spring football practice USC football spring practice times have been set for 7:25 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, according to the athletic department. Historically, practice times have typically been mid-to-late afternoon, around 4:00 p.m. Spring practice begins March 22 and continues through the annual spring game at the […]

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Corral and Vucevic recognized for outstanding play, Sanchez and Poldma earn Pac-10 honors and Colbert set on making it back to NFL.