| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:38 AM
There’s so much talk about college football needing a playoff system. Fans are overjoyed that the NCAA is adapting a 4-team playoff in a couple years. Let us not forget that college football already has a playoff system, and it’s called...
| Aug 5, 2012
Virginia offensive coordinator Bill Lazor claims to have no idea, or opinion, on who will be the Cavaliers' starting quarterback this season. Suffice to say, Michael Rocco does.
"I believe it's my job to lose," the incumbent said Friday at the team's...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:36 AM
Admit it: the Southeastern Conference's dominance in college football is getting just a bit out of hand.
As if it weren't bad enough that an SEC team has won a BCS title each of the past six years, last year's national championship game featured two...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Former USC quarterback Matt Barkley and the Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms on a four-year contract, the NFL team announced on its website.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Barkley was selected by the Eagles in the fourth round of the draft,...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:53 PM
When Matt Barkley agreed to a four-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, much of the talk shifted to the money the quarterback lost for staying another year at USC.
Whatever the amount (terms of the contract weren't disclosed), he...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Forecasting ACC bowl victories over Southern California and LSU in preseason would have been folly. The Trojans were ranked No. 1 by the Associated Press, LSU No. 3.
But that’s what transpired. The wins weren’t landmark and don’t erase...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:59 AM
From 2001-06, ACC football teams won 25 of their 41 bowls. They went a sterling 8-2 against the Big Ten, Pacific 12 and Big 12 combined, a respectable 4-6 versus the Southeastern Conference.
Seems like a lifetime ago, doesn’t it?
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Annual Big East rivals from 1992-2003, Virginia Tech and Rutgers could well meet again at this season’s Russell Athletic Bowl.
Postseason bids won’t be finalized until Sunday evening, but the Dec. 28 game in Orlando, Fla., has emerged as the...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Matt Barkley's wait is finally over.
USC's quarterback was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles with the first pick in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday morning.
Eagles Coach Chip Kelly watched Barkley for four years while coaching at...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:46 PM
How good is UCLA punter Jeff Locke?
He was the first punter taken in the NFL draft and only the 22nd punter drafted in the last 10 years.
Locke was picked in the fifth round, the 115th selection overall this week, by the Minnesota Vikings. Only...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Los Angeles Galaxy soccer player Jack McBean, the former Corona del Mar High standout, and NFL official Laird Hayes highlight those involved in the inaugural KidWorks Classic Golf Tournament at Aliso Viejo Country Club April 29.
In addition to McBean...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 9:58 AM
SOUTH BEND -- Prior to the season, USC was the top-ranked team in the country. At Notre Dame, outside expectations weren't exactly high for a program coming off back-to-back 8-5 seasons.
Eleven weeks into the season, Notre Dame is the No. 1 team in the...