| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The big guy in the water pitcher-filter market has practically become a common name, like Kleenex. But even Brita's most ardent fans might agree that those plastic containers aren't dinner party elegant.
There's a new player hoping to fill that spot:...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:23 AM
The 2011 Fukushima disaster spelled doom for the region's horses, ordered to slaughter after they were exposed to radiation. But in a new documentary, one stubborn rancher resists...
Horses are part of a thousand-year tradition at Fukushima, the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:05 PM
First it was receivers Nelson Agholor and Darreus Rogers.
Now it is tight ends Xavier Grimble and Randall Telfer, and fullbacks Soma Vainuku and Jahleel Pinner.
With All-American receiver Marqise Lee struggling through injuries that limited him or...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Javorius Allen, who emerged as USC's top tailback midway through the season, was announced as the Trojans' most valuable player at the annual football awards banquet Friday night.
Allen, a third-year sophomore, rushed for 699 yards and scored 13...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:41 PM
Stanford is one of the most physical teams in college football, boasting a deep and stout offensive line and an aggressive defensive front.
So USC players are eager to prove they can go toe to toe with the fifth-ranked Cardinal in Saturday's Pac-12...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:03 PM
A sellout crowd, the first of the season at the Coliseum, will be on hand to see whether USC can end its four-game losing streak against Stanford. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines:
On the edge
The spotlight will be on the skill-...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Andre Heidari had been waiting for the moment his whole career.
USC's junior kicker nearly lost his job a few weeks ago and was struggling going into Saturday night's game against fifth-ranked Stanford.
Still, he remained confident.
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:20 PM
USC safeties Dion Bailey and Su'a Cravens came up with key fourth-quarter interceptions Saturday in USC's 20-17 upset victory over fifth-ranked Stanford at the sold-out Coliseum.
Bailey, a junior, picked off a pass by Cardinal quarterback Kevin Hogan...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:54 PM
BOULDER, Colo. -- USC fullback Soma Vainuku continued his knack for making big plays Saturday night during the Trojans' 47-29 victory over Colorado.
The third-year sophomore from Eureka, who has excelled on special teams this season, blocked a first-...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 11:32 PM
BOULDER, Colo. — One unlikely dream scenario for USC ended, but another remained very much alive on Saturday night.
The No. 23 Trojans' 47-29 victory over Colorado at chilly Folsom Field extended their winning streak to five games and increased...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:43 PM
With USC riding a five-game winning streak going into its game against UCLA, Trojans interim Coach Ed Orgeron was upbeat Sunday.
That is until he was asked what he remembered most about last season's 38-28 loss to the Bruins.
Orgeron sounded morose as...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Nearly three years ago, the Illinois medical board received a letter urging the agency to investigate a Chicago doctor who tried and failed to intubate a 52-year-old woman after giving her anesthesia that stopped her breathing.
The letter detailed not...