Wide receiver Thomas Duarte #18 of the UCLA Bruins carries on his way to scoring on a 57 yard touchdown pass play against the USC Trojans in the first quarter at the Rose Bowl on November 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

No. 9 UCLA Eager To Overcome Struggles Vs Stanford

A 6-5 team is all that stands between No. 9 UCLA and the Pac-12 title game, but Stanford is no average team.

11/25/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: Briean Boddy-Calhoun #29 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers catches a pass intended for Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For Rivalries

With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.

11/25/2014

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Powell’s 24 Leads UCLA Past Long Beach State, 77-63

Norman Powell scored 24 points to lead all five starters in double figures and UCLA beat Long Beach State 77-63 on Sunday night to give coach Steve Alford a win on his 50th birthday.

11/23/2014

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No. 10 Texas Tops UCLA In Rebounding For 75-65 Win

Freshman guard Brooke McCarty scored 20 points off the bench and No. 10 Texas dominated the boards to roll to a 75-65 win over UCLA on Sunday.

11/23/2014

UCLA's Jordan Payton celebrates a first down during the third quarter of Saturday night's 38-20 victory over USC. The Bruins' win propelled them to No. 9 in the Associated Press College Football Poll rankings released Sunday. (credit:  Harry How/Getty Images)

UCLA Rises To No. 9 In AP College Football Poll

Thanks to its win over crosstown rival USC on Saturday night, UCLA cracked the Associated Press College Football Poll’s Top 10 on Sunday.

11/23/2014

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UCLA Fans Celebrate Bruins’ Victory Over USC

On this November night, the Bruins got the best of the Trojans in the battle for LA. And UCLA fans were ready to celebrate.

11/22/2014

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UCLA Puts Beat Down On USC, 38-20

Brett Hundley passed for 326 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for another score, leading No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 Southern California 38-20 on Saturday night for the Bruins’ third straight victory in the annual crosstown showdown.

11/22/2014

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UCLA Honors Robinson Before USC Game, Retires No. 42 For All Teams

UCLA is honoring Jackie Robinson by retiring the former four-sport athlete’s iconic No. 42 for all of its athletic teams.

11/22/2014

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USC Opens Charleston Classic With Loss To Akron

Nickola Jovanovic and Malik Martin were the only USC players in double figures as the Trojans fell to Akron 66-46 on Thursday to start the Charleston Classic.

11/20/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes carries the football against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State’s Resurrection As Playoff Contender

If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.

11/20/2014

UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley, right, carries the ball while being pursued by USC safety Demetrius Wright, center, and cornerback Kevon Seymour on Nov. 30, 2013, at the Los Angeles Coliseum. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

6 (or 5) Recent UCLA-USC Top 25 Matchups

When USC and UCLA take the field at the Rose Bowl on Saturday afternoon, it will be the third-straight Victory Bell game in which both the Bruins and Trojans are ranked in the Associated Press College Football Poll.

11/20/2014

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USC’s Shaw Returns To Practice, But No Word On Playing Time

Defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox tried to downplay it as a typical Wednesday morning practice at No. 24 Southern California, only with “more people on the sideline,” but the return of defensive back Josh Shaw from suspension made it anything but.

11/19/2014

Josh Shaw of the USC Trojans seen here on Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Shaw Reinstated By USC After No Charges Are Filed

Josh Shaw, the suspended USC cornerback who injured both of his ankles in August and then fabricated a story about how it happened, was reinstated to the football team Tuesday afternoon.

11/18/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 8: Jalin Marshall #17 of the Ohio State Buckeyes returns a punt 26 yards in the second quarter of the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on November 8, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Conference And Division Championship Races Come Down Final Stretch

College football’s regular season is coming down the final stretch, which means it is crunch time in the conference and division championship races. Not every team is playing for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but everybody seems to have some impact on the new postseason format.

11/18/2014

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USC’s Josh Shaw Won’t Face Criminal Charges

University of Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw won’t be charged with domestic violence after he sprained both ankles jumping from a balcony after arguing with his girlfriend, authorities said.

11/17/2014

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