Found September 18, 2013 on Oregon Sports News:
The first two weeks of Pac-12 football were incredibly exciting and Week 3 was no different. The week was full of great games, dominating performances, and one very bizarre ending. UCLA makes a statement The first two weeks of non-conference play featured a couple statement games for the Pac-12. Washington thrashed the 19th ranked Boise State Broncos, 38-6, in Week 1 and Oregon traveled to the east coast and completely dominated the Virginia Cavaliers, 59-10, in Week 2. The big game in Week 3 featured UCLA traveling to Lincoln, Nebraska to take on the 23rd ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers. Nebraska, who won the Big Ten Legends Division last year, is expected to compete for the Big Ten Title again this year. It would be an emotional game for the Bruins because six days earlier, UCLA receiver Nick Pasquale was killed when he was struck by a vehicle. Early on, the Bruins were very mistake prone, and they found themselves down 21-3 in the 2nd quarter.  But thanks to the great p...

Pac-12 reprimands officials over ASU-Wisconsin finish

The Pac-12 announced Monday it has reprimanded and given additional sanctions to the officials in Arizona State's win over Wisconsin on Saturday for "failing to properly administer the end of game situation and act with appropriate urgency on the game's final play." ASU won the game 32-30 after a confusing and bizarre finish. With 18 second left, Wisconsin quarterback...

Officials from Wisconsin-ASU game reprimanded

The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded the officials for their handling of the closing seconds in Saturday's game between Wisconsin and Arizona State. The conference said the officials failed to act with appropriate urgency on the game's final play, when Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave took a knee at Arizona State's 15-yard line. Stave went down awkwardly after being...

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TEMPE, Ariz. -- After the Pac-12's reprimand of officials for mishandling the end of Arizona State's 32-30 win over Wisconsin on Saturday, Arizona State coach Todd Graham on Monday defended his team's win. "I'm proud of our guys and how they played, and they deserved to win," Graham said. "I firmly believe the best team won that game." Graham...

Officials from Wisconsin-ASU game reprimanded by Pac-12

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Arizona St.-Stanford Preview

Feel free to question Arizona State's controversial victory last week. As far as coach Todd Graham is concerned, his team earned it. Facing No. 5 Stanford on the road in both teams' Pac-12 opener Saturday presents a new set of challenges, though, as the 23rd-ranked Sun Devils continue a tough start to their schedule. Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave appeared to put his...

Report: Pac-12 Commish Larry Scott “Reprimanded” And Took “Sanctions Against” Officials From ASU-UW Game

The fallout from the end of Saturday’s affair between Arizona State and Wisconsin continued earlier this afternoon, when Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott made an announcement regarding punishments for the officials working the game. Sports Illustrated’s Stewart Mandel tweeted out the news – we’ll have specifics for you once they’re released. Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott...

Purdue-Wisconsin Preview

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