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Pac-12 Perspective

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Join Pac-12 Networks’ Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth, for in-depth discussions, updates, and interviews as they and those around them navigate life and sports in unfamiliar circumstances.

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Join Pac-12 Networks’ Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth, for in-depth discussions, updates, and interviews as they and those around them navigate life and sports in unfamiliar circumstances.

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Why we love the Pac-12

By CJC_55 - May 18 2020
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Smart, progressive and heartfelt conversations from across the Pac-12.

West Coast Best Coast

By warneke7 - May 01 2020
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Great podcast. I love hearing about stories out of the Pac during my workday. Go Huskies!

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Why we love the Pac-12

By CJC_55 - May 18 2020
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Smart, progressive and heartfelt conversations from across the Pac-12.

West Coast Best Coast

By warneke7 - May 01 2020
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Great podcast. I love hearing about stories out of the Pac during my workday. Go Huskies!
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Pac-12 Perspective

Latest release on Oct 09, 2020

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Join Pac-12 Networks’ Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth, for in-depth discussions, updates, and interviews as they and those around them navigate life and sports in unfamiliar circumstances.

Rank #1: Steve Kerr: Family, Michael Jordan and his Path to Coaching

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Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth take a little break during NFL Draft week to speak with Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. He explains his "JOY" of being quarantined with his family and helping others who are affected by Covid19. Kerr and head coach Pete Carroll took it upon themselves to launch a podcast called, "Flying Coach" to help fundraise. He speaks about his excitement to watch the virtual NFL Draft, as well as him "trending" due to the ESPN Michael Jordan documentary, "The Last Dance"... Kerr gives insight on his coaching mentors Phil Jackson, Lute Olson and Gregg Popovich. Listen to hear a story about Steve Kerr's Wildcats and Michael Jordan's Tar Heels in the 1997 National Championship..

Apr 21 2020

31mins

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Rank #2: Mario Cristobal Talks Culture

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Oregon football head coach Mario Cristobal joins Mike Yam and Ashley Adamson to talk about culture. Cristobal discusses what culture means to him (3:08), how he's built a culture in Eugene from the ground up (5:15) and how to balance culture and competition (8:28). Cristobal explains how culture extends to the current realities of day-to-day life during the COVID-19 crisis (13:40) and Mike asks how the culture of the team and culture at home compare (15:36). Cristobal shares how the current pandemic has changed his perspective (17:58).

Apr 07 2020

27mins

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Rank #3: Larry Scott on Pac-12 's Current Climate

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Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott joins Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth to discuss the financial impacts the conference and schools have had during the coronavirus pandemic. Scott shares the measures the conference and networks have taken to curb costs given the current financial climate (1:02). The commissioner shares the vision of the Pac-12 Networks going forward (5:56) and what a typical day has been for him since the start of shelter-in-place orders took place (9:17). Larry provides a date of when student-athletes can expect a message from the schools on a timeline for fall sports (11:26) and shares how his perspective has changed this past month (15:07).

Apr 08 2020

21mins

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Rank #4: Pac-12 Football Coaches Webinar Day 1

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David Shaw, Clay Helton and Nick Rolovich spent time with Yogi Roth for Day 1 of the Football Coaches Webinar. All 3 Coaches discussed conversations at the Spring Meetings surrounding football season scenarios and schedules.

May 18 2020

24mins

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Rank #5: Pac-12 Sportsmanship Award: Passing of Kobe Bryant Brings Rivals Together

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Maddie Washington and Aleah Goodman take us through the significance of the Civil War game on January 26, 2020. Maddie and Aleah discuss their appreciation of family through the pandemic.

May 07 2020

20mins

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Rank #6: University of Arizona's Own Dr. Fauci, Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich

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University of Arizona's Head of Immunobiology, Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich discusses the importance of slowing down the spread of COVID-19 and more importantly immunity to the virus. Dr. Janko reiterates, following social distancing and personal protection guidelines extends time for experts to find and begin early treatments.

May 14 2020

32mins

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Rank #7: The One Who [Almost] Got Away, Tara VanDerveer

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Legendary coach Tara VanDerveer celebrates 35 years on the farm. She reminisces how back in 1985 Andy Geiger convinced her to leave Columbus for Palo Alto and walks us through her coaching journey at Stanford. Coach VanDerveer tells us which shows and books she's reading at the moment and her love for bridge.

May 08 2020

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Rank #8: Nick Rolovich Talks Time on the Palouse

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Washington State head football coach Nick Rolovich joins Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth and shares what his life has been like since arriving in Pullman. He discusses the countdown clock to the Apple Cup he owns and describes his transition from Hawaii to the Palouse (4:23). He shares what the communication has been like among the players since being separated due to Covid-19 (5:06) and discusses the pain of losing Bryce Beekman (6:08).

Coach Rolovich talks about the challenges of his players training on their own (10:50) and why he has made an effort to support small businesses in Pullman during this crisis (12:00). He describes his current family life (13:35) and shares his review of Tiger King (15:09). Coach expresses why he thinks there will be a football season (18:29) and how his perspective has changed since the pandemic began (19:17). Yogi recalls the first time he met Rolovich and explains why he is a perfect fit for Washington State (20:32).

Apr 09 2020

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Rank #9: Stanford Men's Tennis Christian Kontaxis

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Wrapping up Science Week with Stanford Men's Tennis player Christian Kontaxis, who's tennis season was cut short due to COVID-19. The Molecular Biology major has been working on research with epidemiologist Dr. Patrica Cummings, to predict the spread of the virus in his own backyard, Coachella Valley.

May 15 2020

18mins

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Rank #10: Natalie Chou, Using her Voice to Leave a Lasting Impact

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UCLA women's basketball player Natalie Chou discusses how her mom inspired her love for the game. Natalie also addresses the importance of being an inspiration to young Asian-American females, as well as speaking out against racism during the Covid-19 pandemic.

May 05 2020

36mins

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Rank #11: David Shaw talks NFL Draft

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Mike Yam and Yogi Roth are kicking off NFL draft week with Stanford's David Shaw. They talk about recruiting while sheltering in place, what needs to happen to start college football, as well as the importance of mental health. They also discuss Pac-12 draft prospects Justin Herbert and Jacob Eason, to name a few, the new virtual draft room and what Coach Shaw saw in a young Christian McCaffrey.

Apr 20 2020

29mins

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Rank #12: From POY to NFL: Evan Weaver and Zach Moss

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Evan Weaver and Zach Moss take us through draft night. Weaver discusses the ups and downs of the draft experience, picking his new number, and what Cal Berkeley means to him. And an excited Zach Moss remembers his time at Utah and is ready to continue playing in snow.

Apr 30 2020

27mins

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Rank #13: NFL Draft: Marcus Arroyo on Justin Herbert + a Draft Breakdown with Anthony Herron

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It's Day 3 of NFL Draft Week, so why not an extended podcast? Former Oregon OC, current UNLV Head Coach Marcus Arroyo gives insight on Justin Herbert like no one else. Starting with their "hugging" relationship, the special bond they share, and how Arroyo believes Justin has changed the stereotype of introverts not being thought of as leaders. Coach Arroyo also talks about the new landscape of coaching during a pandemic.

We keep it going with an extended NFL draft analysis with Anthony Herron. Anthony breaks down various draft prospects and how teams are falling in love with guys like USC's Michael Pittman Jr. Anthony discusses the new landscape of this years NFL draft due to COVID-19.

Apr 22 2020

49mins

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Rank #14: "With the 6th Pick the LA Chargers select, Justin Herbert!"

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The NFL Draft is here!! Justin Herbert stops by to talk about his NFL draft experience, his career at the University of Oregon and leaving his beloved hometown of Eugene for the City of Angels. Justin also shares a special message for Oregon fans.

Apr 24 2020

24mins

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Rank #15: 3rd Round NFL Underdogs: Utah's Julian Blackmon and Cal's Ashtyn Davis

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NFL draft discussion continues, Julian Blackmon and Ashtyn Davis take us through their draft night experiences and their paths to the NFL. Julian learned early on proving yourself right was more valuable than proving others wrong. Ashtyn talks about his experience as not only a walk-on on the California Track Team, but the football team as well.

Apr 29 2020

28mins

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Rank #16: Football Coaches Day 2: Taking Pointers from Coach Whitt

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Karl Dorrell discusses being the new guy in the Pac-12 and how he's connecting with his new team during the pandemic. Jimmy Lake recognizes Washington's creative team and his appreciation for the the content they're producing. Kyle Whittingham gives new coaches some words of wisdom.

May 19 2020

25mins

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Rank #17: Colts select Jacob Eason in the Fourth round of the NFL draft!

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The 2020 NFL virtual draft is in the books. We get a look into what the draft was like for 4th round pick Jacob Eason. He discusses the various paths his career has taken from being a top prospect out of high school, going to Georgia, returning to play for his hometown Huskies and his next stop, Indy.

Apr 27 2020

27mins

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Rank #18: Sabrina, Ruthy, and Satou on Life Headed into the WNBA Draft

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Oregon women's basketball standouts Sabrina Ionescu, Ruthy Hebard, and Satou Sabally join the podcast and describe what a typical day looks like as they juggle school and prepare for the WNBA draft (3:52). They discuss what the changes of the draft process have been like (5:11) and what it will be like not being together on draft night. The Big Three reflect on missing out on the NCAA tournament (7:55) and the perspective they have gained through the coronavirus crisis (8:59).

The AP All-Americans talk about the awards they have received (10:40) and share their favorite stories of the unsung heroes on their team this past season (12:30). Sabrina discusses the unbreakable bond they will always have with each other (15:30).

Apr 10 2020

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Rank #19: On the Front Lines vs COVID-19 with Leslie Brown

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Mike Yam and Yogi Roth kick off a week highlighting good works around the Pac-12. They discuss how players, coaches, and alumni are using their platforms to make a difference in their communities (2:30). Former Arizona softball pitcher Leslie Brown joins the show to give a first-hand account of being on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic (5:57). Brown explains how her role as an ER trauma nurse has impacted her and her family's life at home right now (7:22). Mike asks how Brown's experience and success in a team sport at Arizona has translated to her medical career (9:22). Brown describes how the Tucson community has supported hospital workers (11:29) and shares how the current pandemic has changed her perspective (13:38).

Apr 13 2020

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Rank #20: Former Stanford Women's Hoops Standout, Dr. Kate Starbird

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Dr. Kate Starbird discusses the spread of misinformation online, specifically in social media, currently during the COVID-19 pandemic. She has found that people's vulnerabilities and anxieties fuel the misinformation. Dr. Starbird also talks about her time playing for Tara VanDerveer.

May 12 2020

27mins

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Karl Dorrell Believes In His Buffs

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Karl Dorrell has faced faced twin challenges since becoming Colorado's head coach in February - a late start in the football calendar followed by a pandemic. But his steady hand and Pac-12 pedigree have helped preserve momentum in Boulder, retaining a strong coaching staff and recruiting class. Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth go deep on Colorado football with Coach Dorrell.

Oct 09 2020

21mins

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Relaxed But Alert: Herm Edwards And The Sun Devils

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With a stable of returning talent that includes electric quarterback Jayden Daniels, Herm Edwards has his Arizona State Sun Devils relaxed, alert and ready to contend in the Pac-12 South. Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth tackle the state of football in the desert with one of the country's most colorful head coaches.

Oct 08 2020

23mins

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Bruins Rising: Year Three Under Chip Kelly

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It's a big season in Westwood as the Bruins try to take the next step in their third year under one of the game's great offensive innovators. Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth conduct a candid conversation with Chip Kelly about the progress of his UCLA team, the development of quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson and his personal experience with COVID-19.

Oct 07 2020

24mins

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Kyle Whittingham and the Utes Seek South Crown

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The Utes have won back-to-back South Division titles. But they enter 2020 with a new cast of characters, seeking worthy replacements for program greats at quarterback, running back and in the secondary. Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth break down Utah's challenges and opportunities with 2019 Pac-12 Coach of the Year Kyle Whittingham.

Oct 07 2020

20mins

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Orange October: Beavers Head Coach Jonathan Smith

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Once upon a time, Jonathan Smith was the quarterback who led Oregon State to its greatest season ever. Now he's the man rebuilding the Beavers into a successful program, but this season, they must deal with the disruptions of a pandemic and a rugged slate in the Pac-12 North. Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth join Coach Smith to analyze the schedule, roster and outlook in Corvallis.

Oct 06 2020

18mins

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Coug Spirit: Nick Rolovich Prepares For His First Season In Pullman

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Nick Rolovich has brought the Run & Shoot to the Palouse, where he must develop a new quarterback to work with exciting skill position talent on the Cougars' roster. Coach Rolo tells Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth about navigating season prep and COVID-19 during his first fall at Washington State.

Oct 06 2020

20mins

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Radical Acceptance: Stanford Head Coach David Shaw

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The Cardinal won three Pac-12 titles in the 2010's but took a step back last year, when injuries put them into survival mode. Now they're back with star passer Davis Mills and a talented roster that gained valuable experience last season. Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth go one-on-one with four-time Pac-12 Coach of the Year David Shaw.

Oct 06 2020

15mins

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Northern Bears: Justin Wilcox Leads California Into Contention

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The California Golden Bears have improved in every season under Justin Wilcox. Now, with veteran QB Chase Garbers and star DB Cam Bynum returning, they're ready to challenge for a North division title. Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth host a conversation with Coach Wilcox.

Oct 06 2020

20mins

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Washington Football Coach Jimmy Lake

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Washington has high expectations under first-year head coach Jimmy Lake, and they open their season with a rugged matchup on November 7th at California. Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth talk football with the Huskies' new head man.

Oct 05 2020

17mins

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The 2020 Football Schedule

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The 2020 football schedule is out! It all begins with a marquee matchup on November 7th and culminates in Championship Weekend December 18-19. Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth dive deep with Senior Associate Commissioner for Football Operations Merton Hanks and the head coaches of two national contenders: Oregon's Mario Cristobal and USC's Clay Helton.

Oct 03 2020

42mins

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Football Is Back! The Return of Pac-12 Sports

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Football and basketball return to Pac-12 country as the conference announces its sports reboot. Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth break down the developments with Commissioner Larry Scott, University of Oregon President Michael Schill, Arizona State Athletics Director Ray Anderson and Washington Huskies Head Coach Jimmy Lake.

Sep 25 2020

39mins

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Pac-12 Conference Announces Covid Testing Partnership with Quidel

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Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has announced an agreement with Quidel Corporation to provide rapid testing on all Pac-12 campuses. Ashley Adamson spoke with Commissioner Scott as well as Oregon State's Dr. Doug Aukerman, current chair of the Pac-12 Medical Advisory Board and University of Washington Head of Sports Medicine Dr. Kimberly Harmon to discuss the importance of this groundbreaking partnership.

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https://pac-12.com/article/2020/09/03/pac-12-conference-announces-groundbreaking-testing-research-initiative-quidel

Sep 03 2020

24mins

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Remembering a Legend, Coach Lute Olson

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Sean Miller and Jason "The Jet" Terry remember Arizona's Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Lute Olson, Olson passed away on August 27th at the age of 85.

Sep 03 2020

15mins

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Welcome to Westwood Obi Eboh

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Obi Eboh joins Yogi Roth to discusses road trips, leaving Stanford, starting classes at the UCLA School of Law and football.

Aug 26 2020

27mins

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Checking In With Cal Football Head Coach Justin Wilcox

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Justin Wilcox discusses the postponement of the Pac-12 football season. He also highlights challenges he and his coaching staff have had over the last 4 months.

Aug 21 2020

30mins

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Utah Utes AD Mark Harlan on the Postponement of Fall Sports

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Mark Harlan joins Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth to discuss the resilience he has seen from the University of Utah student body and in complicated times, sometimes there's a script and sometimes there's not.

Aug 21 2020

25mins

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Welcome to the Pac-12, Merton Hanks

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Former Iowa Hawkeye and four time NFL Pro Bowler and a member of the 1994 San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl Champions team, Merton Hanks, has been named the the Pac-12 Sr. Associate Commissioner for Football Operations. Hanks joins Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth to discuss what it means to join the Pac-12 Conference.

Aug 20 2020

19mins

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Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott on Postponing Fall Sports for 2020 season

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Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott joins Ashley Adamson and Yogi Roth to discuss what went into the Pac-12 Presidents and Chancellors decision to postpone 2020 Fall sports.

Aug 12 2020

14mins

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Chris Smith is Returning to UCLA to Win with His Teammates

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UCLA's Chris Smith has announced he will return to UCLA to play another year with the Bruins. He discusses the importance of coming back for his teammates to pick up where they left off, as well as the culture and connections at UCLA.

Aug 11 2020

25mins

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ASU's Remy Martin is Returning to the Desert

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One of the best to wear maroon and gold has announced he will return for his senior season. Remy Martin discusses his decision to opt out of the 2020 NBA draft and to continue to play for Coach Hurley and the Arizona State Sun Devils.

Aug 11 2020

27mins

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Why we love the Pac-12

By CJC_55 - May 18 2020
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Smart, progressive and heartfelt conversations from across the Pac-12.

West Coast Best Coast

By warneke7 - May 01 2020
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Great podcast. I love hearing about stories out of the Pac during my workday. Go Huskies!