| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:54 PM
“The Journey” is an eight-part, eight-day series that takes you behind the scenes of the college football recruiting process as South Florida's best make the biggest decisions of their lives. To read other installments of "The Journey" visit...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Oregon entered Pac-12 play as an elite team.
The Ducks have spent the first three weeks of conference play scraping bottom.
A five-game losing streak ended Sunday with a 71-44 rout of lowly Washington State. To climb out of that hole, the Ducks need...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Gildan New Mexico Bowl - Albuquerque, NM
Saturday, December 21, 2 p.m. - ESPN
Washington State (6-6) vs. Colorado State (7-6)
About the Cougars: They're going to pass the ball, and then pass it some more. Washington State finished the regular season...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Some holiday-season stocking stuffers:
—The Wes Welker situation is now officially serious. The Denver Broncos wide receiver suffered a concussion Nov. 17 against the Kansas City Chiefs. He played the next Sunday.
Last Sunday against the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Question: Who would get the fourth berth in the playoff?
That's the question I'd love to see you tackle.
Answer: I tackled this question so hard in Monday's column I almost got called for "targeting."
And that ejection would have...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:52 PM
This USC coaching hire is reminiscent of the Bowl Championship Series standings in November — what a difference a play, and a day, makes.
Like Auburn beating Georgia two weeks ago on a last-second Hail Mary, the sport's volatility never ceases...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Lane Kiffin was never the long-term solution for USC football.
He was an eleventh-hour poker play in 2010 by former athletic director Mike Garrett, a desperate short-term move to save a program from the NCAA sanctions that were about to be handed down...
| 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 25, 2013
| 5:22 PM
I need to find a new conference. This whole Big Ten thing is simply not working for me. (Shhh … please don't tell the producers at the Big Ten Network.)
I'm 5-1 in non-B1G games and 26-38 in the conference I'm supposed to know best. Guess...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Any given season can drive you nuts, but this one has shuttle-bused me to an assortment pack of walnuts and cashews.
We're two weeks from Thanksgiving and still no one has satisfactorily explained how USC scored only seven points against Washington...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Put away the running clocks. Silly season should be over — at least until Alabama hosts Chattanooga in late November.
It is ridiculous to think Ohio State could play a team so overmatched that the Buckeyes' backup quarterback could throw six...