July 24, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Players and coaches pose for a photo before the start of PAC-12 Media Day at Universal Studios Hollywood. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE
'Up And Down The Coast' is our twice-per-week links post and comes stocked with the best Pac-12 links, news and commentary we can find.
Conference showcase Pac-12 Networks will launch Wednesday: The TV outlet, including the six regional networks, is scheduled to launch this week. So what's to expect? (Baxter Holmes, Los Angeles Times)
USC prospers despite sanctions: How the appeal allowed USC and head coach Lane Kiffin to sustain scholarship losses. (Ivan Maisel, ESPN.com)
UCLA Linebacker Patrick Larimore Medically Retires: The senior linebacker sustained his second concussion in a six-month span. (Cody Ulm, SBNation.com)
Cougars' Mike Leach era includes evenhanded discipline: The Pirate wants to win. (Bud Withers, Seattle Times)