While the sun starts to bake the West Side once again, we have our links to the WSU defeat. Plus we have a little something on every Pac-10 game. Read on.
• Washington State: It wasn’t pretty. And the response isn’t either. … We’ll start with our game story, the notebook Jim Meehan and I collaborated on, and a short sidebar on Cory Mackay. And, yes, the scoring and stats. … Freelancer Howie Stalwick had this game story in the News Tribune and other papers, while the Trib also had a Ryan Divish sidebar. … Jim Moore had this column on Cougfan. … And the Times had two columns, the first Cougar beat writer Bud Withers and the other by Steve Kelley, who went to both the Cougar and Husky game yesterday. … From Hawaii, there is this blog post, a game story in the Star-Bulletin and a Cougar sidebar.
• Around the Pac-10: ESPN.com’s Ted Miller takes a spin around the conference. … And Nick Daschel wonders if Matt Barkley is already a legend. … Washington: The 15-game losing streak is over. We have Jerry Brewer’s column in the Times, the Bob Condotta game story and Todd Milles’ gamer in the Tribune. … Oregon State: A late field goal gives the Beavers a win. … Oregon: A late two-point stop gives the Ducks a win. … Cal: The Eastern Washington Eagles prove to be no problem for Bears. … Stanford: After breaking out to an early lead, the Cardinal wilt in North Carolina. … USC: It’s already been compared to John Elway’s drives. But don’t say too much about the Trojans’ victory, I want to watch the DVR. By the way, is Matt Barkley Elway’s clone? …UCLA: The Bruin defense proves to be too much for Tennessee. … Arizona State: The Sun Devils had a bye. … Arizona: Though the Wildcats won easily, the offense needs to get untracked.
• That’s all for this morning. We’ll be back tonight after Paul Wulff’s teleconference. Until then …