Once again, getting the Wednesday morning links up a little early. …
—First, a note that I’ll hold a live chat Wednesday at 1 p.m. It’s a different day and time, but necessary due to traveling Thursday and overlapping with Pac-12 basketball media day.
— Here’s my story for the Wednesday paper on the return of Tosh Lupoi to Cal.
— The line has stayed right at Cal by 4.
— ESPN.com’s Kevin Gemmell examines UW”s road woes.
— Bud Withers has some odds and ends from Pac-12 coaches from the Tuesday conference call.
— Withers’ weekly Pac-12 notebook also includes the note that OSU coach Mike Riley thinks the officials missed the call on the Sean Parker hit on Markus Wheaton.
— Yahoo.com says Jeff Tedford is going down meekly.
— A bunch of Cal news and notes from the San Jose Mercury News.
— The Mercury News also examines the playing time of Brendan Bigelow, who was a commit for UW’s Class of 2011 before signing instead with the Bears.
— Cal’s official site has a bunch of info, including the news that the game is a “Gold Out.”
— Ted Miller’s weekly Stat Attack! feature wonders if Pac-12 officials throw too many flags.
— The Seattle Times got the details of Mike Leach’s contract.
— Here’s Christian Caple’s weekly Pac-12 Notebook.
— Interesting stuff on the tough transition of Utah to the Pac-12 from the Salt Lake Tribune.