| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:44 PM
UCLA is where it belongs in the Pac-12, for now.
A two-game audition, losing to No. 2 Oregon and No. 6 Stanford, showed the Bruins were not quite ready to strut across the big stage. It's what they do moving forward that will decide whether they...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:33 PM
It has been a quiet fall for the UCLA basketball team.
Less attention. Less NCAA scrutiny. Fewer expectations.
A year ago, UCLA brought in what was thought to be the nation's No. 1 recruiting class. With it came NCAA investigators and a spotlight's...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:33 AM
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...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:48 PM
USC's streak of 15 consecutive wins in home openers is over.
Washington State defeated the Trojans, 10-7, at the Coliseum in what was also a Pac-12 Conference opener.
USC was held to less than 10 points for only the fourth time in 143 games.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:03 PM
USC Coach Lane Kiffin remained mum Tuesday about why he chose Cody Kessler over Max Wittek as the starting quarterback.
On Sunday, a day after the coach was booed at the Coliseum for his play-calling, Kiffin had told reporters he was in the final stages...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:50 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After starting quarterback Jeff Driskel was lost to a season-ending ankle injury, Tyler Murphy led No. 19 Florida to five scores in a somewhat ugly game, helping the Gators open Southeastern Conference play with a 31-17 victory over...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Hiring a staff and schmoozing with boosters was not the toughest thing Mike Bellotti had to do after he was hired as head coach at Oregon in 1995.
The toughest part was replacing the offensive coordinator, Mike Bellotti.
It meant giving up the thing...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:05 PM
1. Clemson is No. 3 in the AP poll and had a week off to prepare for a key ACC game Thursday at North Carolina State. Is this the game the Tigers "pull a Clemson" on national TV, or has the program matured into taking-care-of-business mode?
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
So much news broke this week it was easy to forget the reason we all get called together each fall: the games.
USC started it by calling a news conference to announce interim coach Ed Orgeron was out and Steve Sarkisian was in as head coach of the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:10 PM
USC finished off a topsy-turvy season on a high note Saturday with a dominating performance in the Las Vegas Bowl by defeating Fresno State, 45-20.
Game MVP Cody Kessler passed for 344 yards and a bowl record four touchdowns to lead USC (10-4) to the...