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Fresno State no match for USC in any facet

If this is how its conference champion looks, the Mountain West isn’t close to average on a national scale. Fresno State was never in its 45-20 loss to Southern California in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday, never competitive at Sam Boyd Stadium against a No. 5 selection out of the Pac-12, never close to being on an even level of size, speed, strength, skill and execution.

Wise NFL team will hand keys to Carr

The NFL agent was talking about the inevitability of comparison between draft choices past and present, about how scouts and general managers might look down on a wide receiver from one school because others from it had failed, about how they might downgrade a linebacker because his was a college system that doesn’t always transfer successfully to the pros.

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Calvillo's arm still throwing strong

It was Dec. 17, 1993. As Anthony Calvillo sat in front of his dressing hook in the Sam Boyd Stadium locker room and removed his football gear, he thought that probably would be the final time. By then he had overcome a modest upbringing, which wasn'...