| 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...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:42 AM
Because it's Thanksgiving week and most people (including myself) are on vacation right now, I'm going to keep my column short this week. Here are my picks, along with some brief analysis. My usual brilliant wit and humor may be somewhat lacking this...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:17 PM
The Vanguard University women's basketball team is ranked No. 4 in the NAIA preseason coaches' poll released Tuesday.
The Lions, who were 23-7 last season, lost in the first round of the NAIA Tournament, their 11th straight trip to the national...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:00 PM
By comparison to the quarterback class of 2012, the class of 2013 is lackluster. There is no prospect who is rated anywhere near as highly as Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III were ranked one year ago, and every quarterback prospect this year has some...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:43 PM
For Matt Barkley Thursday was a return to the school where he made his name and received an honor that football coach Bruce Rollinson said was long overdue.
Jon Walters called his feat a culmination of the work he had put in during his time at Mater Dei...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 7:55 AM
In a week like this, with so many people still reeling from Hurricane Sandy, it's apparent that college football isn't important in the grand scheme of things. Sure, a Florida game may sometimes seem like life-or-death to a die-hard Gators fan, but then...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:36 PM
The 2012 high school football season gets underway this week for four local schools: Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Marina and Brethren Christian. Three of those schools — Fountain Valley, Marina, Brethren Christian — open their...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 2:58 PM
As part of this football blog, I’ll be writing a weekly college football gambling blog on Fridays. The first edition will be posted next week, just in time for opening weekend. My goal, as with every year, is to make enough money to offset my...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:52 AM
WESTWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) -- A billboard in Westwood Village not far from UCLA's campus that featured USC's quarterback was covered over Tuesday by the company that owns the space.
The billboard featured Matt Barkley looking skyward alongside the words,...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:07 PM
The long and painful drought for college football fans ends this weekend.
For many local residents it marks the return of their beloved alma mater, the University of Southern California, from the wasteland of limited scholarships and no bowl...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 10:50 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Marqise Lee got USC off to a fast start and the top-ranked Trojans never broke stride in a 49-10 season-opening victory over Hawaii on Saturday evening at the Coliseum.
Lee pulled in a short pass from Matt Barkley on USCs first...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:04 AM
The 2012 NFL season begins tonight, and you know what that means: More useless predictions! Here is my division-by-division breakdown of how the season will play out.
The Pats win every year. Why...