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  • Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again

    Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again
    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...
  • Plaschke: USC had no choice but to fire Lane Kiffin

    Plaschke: USC had no choice but to fire Lane Kiffin
    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...
  • Friendship brings Nick Young, Jordan Farmar together on the Lakers

    Friendship brings Nick Young, Jordan Farmar together on the Lakers
    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...
  • UCLA taking a different approach to bowl preparation

    UCLA taking a different approach to bowl preparation
    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...
  • USC's Ed Orgeron still has sour taste from last year's loss to UCLA

    USC's Ed Orgeron still has sour taste from last year's loss to UCLA
    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...
  • Bruins wait to the end to drop hammer on 'Bama

    Bruins wait to the end to drop hammer on 'Bama
    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...
  • Alabama is No. 1 in USA Today preseason college football poll

    Alabama is No. 1 in USA Today preseason college football poll
    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....
  • Ed Orgeron will be interim football coach at USC

    Ed Orgeron will be interim football coach at USC
    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...
  • Trojans will be looking forward, not back, against Boston College

    Trojans will be looking forward, not back, against Boston College
    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,...
  • Letters: Pointed criticism of Lakers continues

    Letters: Pointed criticism of Lakers continues
    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...
  • USC's Pat Haden, Ed Orgeron talk, but not about coaching job

    USC's Pat Haden, Ed Orgeron talk, but not about coaching job
    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...
  • USC puts another win on ice for Ed Orgeron, 47-29 at frigid Colorado

    USC puts another win on ice for Ed Orgeron, 47-29 at frigid Colorado
    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...