| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Quarterbacks Cody Kessler and Max Wittek both performed well Thursday as USC scrimmaged for the first time in preparation for its Aug. 29 opener at Hawaii.
Kessler and Wittek are competing to replace Matt Barkley, a competition that might not be decided...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Art Donovan, Hall of Fame defensive tackle for the Baltimore Colts, died Sunday. He was 89.
Donovan died of a respiratory ailment at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium, Md. He was best known as one of the NFL's greatest storytellers.
"Artie made a...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:45 AM
With 15 days to go before the start of the NFL regular season, the Oakland Raiders don’t have their answer at quarterback.
Presumed starter Matt Flynn played poorly in Friday’s exhibition game against Chicago, completing three of six...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Chip Kelly's admission last week that his secret Eagles' depth chart is "written in sand" was hardly a revelation. All 31 other head coaches will tell you the same thing at this point. But when their first "unofficial depth chart"......
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...