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Pac-12 football is halfway to ... what?
Pac-12 football is halfway to ... what?

The halfway point of a brand new season, with a brand new system, has prompted plenty of questions. We'll start in the Pac-12 Conference with Stanford and ask: •What if Dr. Condoleezza Rice's favorite team knew how to close out games? Stanford has lost two games, both to ranked teams, by six total points. Stanford gives up a nation-low average of 10 points per game. But the seven points Stanford handed to Notre Dame on a late fourth-down scoring pass have taken the Cardinal out of the playoff chase. •What happened to our local heroes? UCLA and USC started as top-15 teams in the preseason Associated Press media poll. It turned out to be a misery index. This...

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