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  • College football: What to watch on TV Saturday

    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: MORNING No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
  • USC's bowl chances may ride on Utah game

    USC's bowl chances may ride on Utah game
    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. Not...
  • USC's Dion Bailey glad to be thinking out of the box

    USC's Dion Bailey glad to be thinking out of the box
    The view was completely different, but for Dion Bailey the result nearly the same. Bailey, a two-year starting linebacker for USC, led the Trojans in interceptions in 2012. This season, he switched to safety, moving him farther from the bustle of the...
  • Trojans may have to 're-recruit' many veteran players

    Trojans may have to 're-recruit' many veteran players
    As recruiting coordinator and interim coach at USC, Ed Orgeron has identified his quarry. There is the wide receiver, regarded as perhaps the best in the nation. Tight ends, linemen, linebackers and several defensive backs also have been targeted....
  • Brett Hundley, defense lead UCLA to 35-14 victory over USC

    Brett Hundley, defense lead UCLA to 35-14 victory over USC
    Make it two in a row for UCLA Coach Jim Mora over USC. The Bruins, behind playmaking quarterback Brett Hundley and a defense that thwarted USC's passing game and forced two turnovers, defeated the Trojans, 35-14, Saturday night before a near-capacity...
  • USC climbs polls after upset of Stanford

    USC climbs polls after upset of Stanford
    The text messages and voice mails started blowing up on Ed Orgeron's phone soon after USC upset Stanford. Former Trojans coach Pete Carroll and others from the Seattle Seahawks staff sent congratulations. So did former Miami players such as Warren...
  • USC football: Ed Orgeron opens practices to media

    USC football: Ed Orgeron opens practices to media
    Ed Orgeron, USC's interim football coach, has opened practices to the media, the school announced Tuesday. Practices had been closed this season under former coach Lane Kiffin, who was fired Sunday after USC's 62-41 loss at Arizona State. Reporting of...
  • USC receivers saw mixed success in season opener at Hawaii

    In the weeks leading up to the season opener against Hawaii, USC Coach Lane Kiffin never stopped insisting that reigning Biletnikoff Award winner Marqise Lee had much to work on as a receiver. Lee agreed, saying he appreciated a coach pointing out areas...
  • USC-Notre Dame matchup brings back memories for John McKay's son J.K.

    USC-Notre Dame matchup brings back memories for John McKay's son J.K.
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Even if they didn't have any other reason, USC and Notre Dame should play football every year just so we can tell John McKay stories. He coached the Trojans from 1960-75 and you don't need a record book to know he was...
  • USC football: Trojans move up and down in polls

    USC football: Trojans move up and down in polls
    USC's 30-13 season-opening victory over Hawaii apparently impressed voters in the USA Today coaches poll but not voters in the Associated Press media poll. The Trojans, who were No. 24 in both preseason polls, moved up to No. 22 in the coaches poll...
  • USC's quarterback question remains: Cody Kessler or Max Wittek?

    USC's quarterback question remains: Cody Kessler or Max Wittek?
    USC plays Washington State for the first time in three years Saturday in a Pac-12 Conference opener at the Coliseum. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines: Split personality USC Coach Lane Kiffin once again declined to announce a starting...
  • USC football: Leonard Williams picked up where he left off

    USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams earned Freshman All-American recognition in 2012 after recording 13-1/2 tackles for losses, including eight sacks. Williams has moved from tackle to end in USC's new "52" defense, but the 6-foot-5, 290-pound...