| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:09 PM
It's been a while since USC lost to Oregon State at the Coliseum.
More than half a century.
In 1960, the Trojans lost, 14-0. They have since won 22 consecutive home games against the Beavers.
So USC, which is coming off an open date, has an...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
USC next week will face an Oregon State quarterback coming off a record-setting performance.
Sean Mannion became Oregon State’s all-time passing yards leader in the Beavers’ 28-7 victory over San Diego State on Saturday night at Corvallis,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Jerry Neuheisel was in at quarterback, trying to beat Texas. Brett Hundley was on the bench, his left elbow in a mummy-like wrap.
The situation as seen through the eyes of two fathers is interesting.
Rick Neuheisel, a former UCLA quarterback and...
| Sep 16, 2014
— Throwing only when they had to, the Indianapolis Colts came out and nearly pounded the Philadelphia Eagles into submission Monday night with a surprisingly strong running attack at Lucas Oil Stadium.
But the visitors eventually recovered, coming...
| Sep 15, 2014
— One was the top pick of the 2012 NFL Draft, with a strong arm, a stronger mind and an easy choice to follow a player who arguably is the finest quarterback in the history of the game.
The other was a third-round pick that same year, No. 88...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:50 PM
NEW YORK Matt Barkley did not create a backup quarterback controversy in his first start in an Eagles uniform. But if Thursday night's 37-7 win over the New York Jets in the preseason finale was an opportunity for the Eagles to measure the progress of the...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Pac-12 football has relentlessly tracked the Southeastern Conference for years — almost like Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner.
The pursuit produced its share of botched ACME dynamite explosions, but could the SEC finally be cornered?
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Mark Sanchez started hearing from family members on Sunday evening, when word spread that St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford was out for the season. The speculation was underway on who would be his replacement.
Because of Sanchez's relatively...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:06 PM
It's seems clear after one week that the determining factor in the new college football playoff might not involve a touchdown, coach or even committee member Condoleezza Rice.
The ultimate decider could be a CT scan.
Sorry, this early season wrap is...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 7:16 PM
— Generating sufficient pressure on the quarterback likely was the biggest concern of Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis coming into Sunday's season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
That won't change going into next...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:30 AM
So much for tuneups.
USC and Stanford each had only one game to prepare for Saturday’s Pac-12 Conference opener at Stanford Stadium.
The No. 14 Trojans and No. 13 Cardinal will kick off at 12:30 p.m. PDT in a pivotal game that could shape...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:54 PM
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NFL Team Report - Philadelphia Eagles - INSIDE SLANT
Their starting right tackle, Lane Johnson, will miss the first four games while he serves a PED suspension.
Their first-round pick, outside linebacker Marcus Smith, is a deer-in-...