| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Lane Kiffin, who has coached USC’s football team since 2010, has been relieved of his duties, Athletic Director Pat Haden announced early Sunday.
Kiffin was fired hours after the Trojans lost to Arizona State, 62-41, at Tempe, Ariz. The loss...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Football coach Jim Mora, after a being enticed by Washington, has decided to stay at UCLA.
Mora received a contract extension from UCLA, plus promises to increase pay for his assistant coaches and a commitment to improve the program’s facilities....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:16 PM
It was a strange night for UCLA linebackers.
Senior Anthony Barr couldn't get on the stat sheet against Arizona on Saturday because Wildcats blockers were tackling him, UCLA Coach Jim Mora said.
Freshman Myles Jack was all over the stat sheet...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Lane Kiffin was never the long-term solution for USC football.
He was an eleventh-hour poker play in 2010 by former athletic director Mike Garrett, a desperate short-term move to save a program from the NCAA sanctions that were about to be handed down...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times’ national college football writer handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday’s menu of games:
No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:55 AM
After having eight players sign letters of intent last month, Gardena Serra still has plenty of talent left for the upcoming football season.
Seniors Rasheem Green (lineman) and John Houston (Pac-12) have been offered scholarships by numerous schools...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Wednesday is the first day high school seniors can sign an early national letter of intent for all sports but football, soccer, track and field, cross country and men's water polo. Across Southern California, athletes are celebrating with classmates and...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Ed Orgeron hovered over Southern California in a helicopter, traversing the region in search of prospects.
It was a Friday night, and Orgeron was less than two weeks into his new role as USC's interim coach.
Before Lane Kiffin was fired on Sept. 29,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:06 PM
BERKELEY — Ed Orgeron does not have fond memories of Memorial Stadium.
The last time he visited, 10 years ago, Orgeron was the defensive line coach for a third-ranked USC team that spotted California a 14-point halftime lead before losing to the...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit?
Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Where: Galen Center.
On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio: 710.
Records: USC 9-6, 0-2; Arizona 16-0, 3-0.
Update: USC has been unable to stay with UCLA or Arizona State in losses to open Pac-12 Conference play. The Trojans missed open...