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  • First PBS, now Brookings: Has another institution sold its soul?

    The assiduous billionaire-tracker David Sirota, who last exposed the connections between billionaire John Arnold and a suspiciously one-sided series on public pension reform that ran on Public Broadcasting Service stations, is at it again. Now he's...
  • It's not USC representatives who contact Tony Dungy, Denver Broncos

     It's not USC representatives who contact Tony Dungy, Denver Broncos
    It did not take long for unpredictable plot twists to appear in USC's coaching search. During a Monday morning appearance on "The Dan Patrick Show," former NFL coach Tony Dungy said he had been contacted regarding the USC job but that he had no...
  • Robert N. Bellah dies at 86; UC Berkeley sociologist

    Robert N. Bellah dies at 86; UC Berkeley sociologist
    Robert N. Bellah, a UC Berkeley sociologist who turned the analysis of religion's role in American society into a bestselling book and a thriving academic pursuit, died Tuesday at an Oakland hospital. He was 86. The cause was complications after heart...
  • Does your company have a paltry 401(k) match? This could be why

    Does your company have a paltry 401(k) match? This could be why
    Is your company making a paltry contribution to your 401(k) retirement account? If so, this may be why. Companies that automatically place employees in 401(k) plans contribute less money to workers’ retirement accounts than companies that don't...
  • 6 questions facing USC Trojans as they head into the new season

    A year ago, USC was the preseason toast of college football, a program with the sport's most experienced quarterback and expectations of winning a national title. It's a different scenario heading into Saturday's first training camp practice....
  • USC's Javorius Allen makes the most of his chance

    Ed Orgeron removed his sideline headset during the final seconds of USC's victory at California last week and grasped hands with tailback Javorius Allen. "It's been a loooong time coming," Orgeron sang heartily in his Cajun drawl. "Change gonna come,"...
  • USC hit with more injuries against Notre Dame

    USC hit with more injuries against Notre Dame
    USC lost more than a game against Notre Dame. Tight ends Xavier Grimble and Randall Telfer and running back Justin Davis suffered injuries that will sideline them for the Trojans' next game against Utah, interim Coach Ed Orgeron said Sunday. USC...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia Tech doesn't expect much drop off from Miami RB Duke Johnson to backup Dallas Crawford

    If Virginia Tech’s defense needed a decent comparison for Miami backup running back Dallas Crawford heading into Saturday’s game, defensive coordinator Bud Foster came up with one. Just think of Crawford as David Wilson - the 2010 version....
  • Once upon a time, Michael Vick and Ralph Sampson were Johnny Manziel

    Once upon a time, Michael Vick and Ralph Sampson were Johnny Manziel
    As the Johnny Manziel mini-series descends into the absurd — ESPN has deputized MIT's best and brightest to calculate the latest autograph tally — two names spring to mind: Ralph Sampson and Michael Vick. By today's standards, they had it...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball roundup: VCU whips Boston College for Rams' third win vs. ACC this season

    For the first time, VCU has beaten three Atlantic Coast Conference teams in one season. Juvonte Reddic had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Rams, who pulled away from Boston College in the second half to win 69-50 at the Brooklyn Hoops Winter...
  • Florida Gators offer scholarship to Apopka 2015 ATH Chandler Cox

    Florida Gators offer scholarship to Apopka 2015 ATH Chandler Cox
    Chandler Cox was pretty excited when he talked to Florida's Will Muschamp on Thursday morning and the Gators' head coach offered the Apopka athlete a scholarship. "I didn't even know what to say to him. He told me he'd like to offer me a full-ride...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia gets 2014 class commitment from elite Virginia Beach wide receiver Jamil Kamara

    Though Virginia’s football program is struggling through the pains of a serious rebuilding project, its recruiting efforts continued to resemble those of a far more successful program Saturday with a commitment from coveted wide receiver Jamil...