| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Never has any one sport ever enjoyed so much attention like the NFL. From the Spring NFL draft to training camps and all the way to opening day, the NFL has become the sport of choice for people from all walks of life. I once heard the comment that...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Screw the clever intros. There’s so much to discuss about this Saturday’s college football lineup, let’s get right to it…
Virginia Tech -10 over Pittsburgh
Virginia Tech isn't the powerhouse I expected them to be this season,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Here are the best quarterbacks eligble for the 2012 NFL draft not named Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III:
Season: 408-for-564, 4,727 yards, 37 TDs, 13 INTs; the Cowboys finished the season 12-1.
Weeden has strong skills and...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 1:05 PM
An 8th-grade quarterback from San Diego has committed to the University of Washington, reports Bob Condotta in the Seattle Times.
Tate Martell, who is entering the 8th grade, is a pupil of quarterback coach Steve Clarkson, Condotta writes. Clarkson was...