| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:45 PM
UCLA's drought in attracting top-rated talent at point guard continues.
Jordan McLaughlin, a senior from Etiwanda High, announced Wednesday he has committed to accepting a scholarship from USC, choosing the Trojans over the Bruins.
McLaughlin is 6...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:42 PM
The deep green Coliseum field turned cardinal and gold, swarmed by thousands of fans, enveloped in thousands of screams, a heart of Trojans nation beating together in dizzy disbelief.
In the middle stood one sweating man who was somehow bigger than...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:12 PM
UCLA guard Xavier Su'a-Filo had yet to play his first football game the last time this happened. Linebacker Anthony Barr was just another elementary school kid. Some of the incoming freshmen on the Bruins' roster weren't too long out of diapers.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I can understand why you don't read your own lousy newspaper, but USC is ranked No. 25 [by the Associated Press]. Don't worry, we will never accuse you of being a homer.
I realize it is old news, but your sports...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:29 PM
USC plays its first Pac-12 Conference South division game against Arizona State, which defeated the Trojans at Sun Devil Stadium in 2011. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines:
Clancy Pendergast was the Arizona Cardinals'...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:36 PM
I don't know who's the bigger crybaby, you or Pat Haden. The bottom line is this: Southern Cal cheated. They got caught. Take your punishment like a man.
Glenn M. Langdon
Haden is definitely the older crybaby, but I'm not sure I get...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:26 PM
USC players have dealt with plenty of distractions during the last four weeks.
Lane Kiffin was fired as coach, interim Coach Ed Orgeron took over and teammates continued to fall because of injuries suffered during and after a loss at Notre Dame.
| 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...
| 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-...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The announcement that ESPN would be taking its rollicking GameDay show to North Dakota State this week should have been a tip-off to make weekend getaway plans.
The network packages these excursions as wholesome, public service peeks into the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Stanford is thrilled to be in the Jan. 1 Rose Bowl and had another fantastic year under David Shaw.
The school won its second straight Pac 12 title, is making its fourth straight BCS bowl appearance and is playing a top-five opponent in Michigan State....