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Stanford and No. 5 Oregon square off again

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs against California during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Another Stanford-Oregon showdown highlights Week 7 of the Pac-12 season. As is the case this time of year in the conference, it’s far from the only big game of the week.

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Virginia hopes experience helps slow triple-option

Virginia head coach Mike London looks on against North Carolina during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Daniel Sangjib Min)

Virginia linebacker Henry Coley says the Cavaliers have put a difficult loss against North Carolina behind them and are taking aim again at their goal of winning the ACC championship.

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LSU aiming high in Jones’ 3rd season as coach

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Johnny Jones isn’t quite ready to guarantee greatness for the Tigers.

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UConn No. 1 again in women’s preseason poll

UConn was the unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press’ preseason women’s basketball poll. The Huskies received all 35 first-place votes from the national media panel.

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Turnover-prone Florida takes conservative approach

In this Nov. 2, 2013, file photo, Florida receiver Quinton Dunbar (1) is stopped short of a first down by Georgia  linebacker Ramik Wilson (51) and teammates on a failed fourth down conversion during the first half of an NCAA football game in Jacksonville, Fla. On Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, the Bulldogs will be going for their fourth straight victory in the series for the first time since the 1980s. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jason Getz, File)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida spent the last two weeks trying to identify something it can do well offensively.

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