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The Pac-12 has one Heisman Trophy favorite in Stanfords Christian McCaffrey, another legitimate contender in Oregons Royce Freeman and maybe the most talented quarterback in the country west of Deshaun Watson in UCLAs Josh Rosen.There is star power out West worth staying up late to watch.Looking past the obvious studs, here are six players who could have a major impact on the conference title race and the Pac-12s chances to reach the College Football Playoff after missing out last season.Ishmael Adams, WR, UCLARosen lived up to the hype in year one, but three of the Bruins top four receivers are gone and little game experience returns. So Adams is moving from cornerback to receiver to bolster that side of the ball and take advantage of his elusiveness and good hands. 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What sophomore quarterback Jake Browning and the Huskies could really use in 2016 to take another step forward is a game-breaker on the outside -- which is exactly what Ross could be.Solomon Thomas, DE, StanfordThe Cardinal line was inexperienced and starkly thin last season, relying heavily three players. Two of those players are gone. The other is Thomas, who flashed star potential as a freshman. Stanford is hoping for relatively inexperienced players to develop around Thomas, but an All-America-type season from the sophomore would help alleviate some of the issues.Extra point:Six more pivotal players: Cody Ippolito, LB, Arizona; Gabe Marks, WR, Washington State; Hunter Dimick, DE, Utah; Seth Collins, WR, Oregon State; Khalfani Muhammad, RB, California; Chidobe Awuzie, CB, Colorado.---Follow Ralph D. Russo at www.Twitter.com/ralphDrussoAP Christian Vazquez Jersey. 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Note: The Calgary Flames announced Tuesday that Sean Monahan would not be made available to Canadas World Junior team. Xander Bogaerts Jersey. And when it opened, every player was at his stall. Thats a sure sign that a team is in a slump and is searching for answers. "Its embarrassing to be at home and play the way we did," said defenceman Josh Gorges. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mike Trout was rested, and Albert Pujols was limited to a single in six at-bats.That didnt slow the Los Angeles Angels offense, which scored in double digits for the second time in four game.C.J. Cron homered twice and drove in four runs, and the Angels overcame another shaky start by Tim Lincecum to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 13-5 on Tuesday night for just their third win in 15 games.Its always fun scoring runs, Cron said. It would be nice if we could maybe string a few in a row, but you take `em when you can get `em.Cron had a solo shot off Jake Odorizzi (3-4) during a four-run second and a three-run drive against Enny Romero in a six-run ninth, his second multihomer game in four days. He had six hits, including a pair of homers, in Saturdays 21-2 win at Boston.Andrelton Simmons had three RBI, including a two-run double in a three-run sixth.Reliever Deolis Guerra (2-0) pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings.Odorizzi, winless in 10 starts at home this season, gave up seven runs and nine hits in 5 1/3 innings for the Rays, who have lost 17 of 20.Overall, not a very productive night for any of us, Rays manager Kevin Cash said.Nick Franklin gave Tampa Bay a 5-4 lead in the fifth on a two-run single off Lincecum, who allowed five runs and a career-high tying 10 hits over 4 2/3 innings. The ERA of the two-time NL Cy Young Award winner rose to 7.50 in four starts.Im not really where I want to be. I thought I would have ironed some things out by now, but obviously Ive been here for a long time and Ive got to find my way out of it, Lincecum said.Logan Morrison had a solo shot in a two-run third for the Rays.The Angels had a couple gaffes early on.Steven Souza Jr. tripled in the third when his fly ball dropped between outfielders Shane Robinson and Kole Calhoun. Souza scored on Corey Dickersons infield single.Souza was replaced by Brandon Guyer in center field to start the fourth. Cash said Souza is not hurt but declined to give specifics.Soouza said he was pulled for not running hard the whole play.ddddddddddddI think the bottom line is I play hard, but right there I didnt play very hard, Souza said. I got caught slippin and took for granted a routine play. Yeah, I got to third, but I could have easily scored if I was running hard. Its a bit embarrassing. Im not proud of it.Franklin went from second to third in the fourth when catcher Carlos Perez was charged with an error for overthrowing Lincecum after a pitch. Franklin was thrown out at the plate attempting to score on Hank Congers grounder.TIME OFF FOR TROUTTrout had his stretch of starting 145 consecutive games end. He needs a day, manager Mike Scioscia said. Trout, voted to the AL All-Star team Tuesday night, pinch run in the ninth after Robinson was hit in the foot by a pitch and then rolled his ankle at first base.SAN DIEGO-BOUNDRays closer Alex Colome was reinstated from the 15-day disabled list and got even better news just the before game time, when Cash informed the right-hander that he became a first-time All-Star.ALEX IN ACTIONRays RHP Alex Cobb (Tommy John surgery) is excited about his first rehab start Wednesday night for Class A Charlotte. Ive put a lot of work in to this point to try and go see if I can figure out how to be competitive again on the mound, Cobb said.TRAINERS ROOMAngels: LF Daniel Nava left in the sixth with a sore knee. . LHP C.J. Wilson has decided to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery. ... LF Jefry Marte (bruised left knee) entered in the fifth as a pinch-runner. . C Geovany Soto (right knee) wont return during the series with the Rays.Rays: CF Kevin Kiermaier (fractured left hand) will hit in an indoor cage Wednesday and targets a return right after the All-Star break.UP NEXTAngels RHP Jered Weaver (6-7) and Rays LHP Drew Smyly (2-9) are Wednesday nights starters. Wholesale Jerseys  Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Authentic Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys ' ' '

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