CFB: (15) Wash. at (5) Stanford
Before Sunday, this appeared to be a fairly straightforward matchup -- one fueled by the two Pac-12 teams' high rankings, their thirst to contend with No. 2 Oregon in the North division, and -- for the No. 5 Stanford Cardinal -- revenge-filled thoughts after last season's loss to the Washington Huskies in Seattle. Then came USC's decision to fire Lane Kiffin, and suddenly UW coach Steve Sarkisian became caught up in the rumblings. The coach says it won't make a difference. We shall see ...