| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The NCAA has made it clear it isn't giving football scholarships back to USC, or presenting Matt Barkley with an honorary Rose Bowl participation plaque.
Being the NCAA means never having to say you're sorry. The governing body of college athletics...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:29 AM
In the wee hours after a game in which it had been finally and completely transformed into something else, something small and embarrassing and even irrelevant, the USC football program has finally been slapped with some sense.
Pat Haden has fired...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:20 PM
It was a Christmas gift that never appeared on any star basketball player's wish list.
Inside the hefty SAT study guide filled with algebra equations and vocabulary teasers was a letter from one high school friend to another, a message of hope for...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Things are going to be different for UCLA this bowl season.
And that doesn't just mean the sombrero that Hyundai Sun Bowl officials will place on Coach Jim Mora's head when the team arrives in El Paso on Dec. 26.
UCLA was off to the Holiday Bowl a...
| 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...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:08 PM
This is it. The important time of the season has begun for UCLA.
The Bruins open Pac-12 Conference play next Sunday against USC, and in the final pre-conference tuneup for new Coach Steve Alford's team Saturday night, UCLA scored the final eight...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:47 AM
In one of the least shocking announcements of summer, two-time defending national champion Alabama has opened at No. 1 in USA Today's preseason college football poll.
UCLA, coming off a 9-5 season, is No. 21 and USC, 7-6 last year, is No. 24....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Longtime USC assistant coach Ed Orgeron has been chosen to be the Trojans' interim football coach, Athletic Director Pat Haden announced at a Sunday afternoon news conference.
Orgeron replaces Lane Kiffin, who was fired after Saturday night's 62-41 loss...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:20 PM
Saturday can't come soon enough for Lane Kiffin and his USC players.
The Trojans completed their final practice of the week Thursday while looking forward to putting their ugly 10-7 loss to Washington State officially behind.
"As much as you practice,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Smush Parker was the Lakers' point guard the last time the Timberwolves beat them? I've got news for you. Smush would start for this year's edition too. And he'd look so good next to the rest of the turkeys they've got playing that Bill Plaschke would...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Ed Orgeron spoke with USC Athletic Director Pat Haden after the Trojans' loss to UCLA, but the interim coach said Sunday the subject was the game — not his future.
Orgeron, who would like to become the Trojans' permanent coach, said no meeting...
| 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...