| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Headline writers can cease and desist. Reporters should dial it down a notch. Cliche-leaning bloggers need to give this a rest.
Barr none, Barr code, raising the Barr ...
UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr has heard them all. Pun is fun, folks, but move on....
| Apr 27, 2013
| 9:45 PM
1 (7) Jonathan Cooper G N. Carolina
2 (45) Kevin Minter LB LSU
3 (69) Tyrann Mathieu DB LSU
4 (103) Alex Okafor LB Texas
4 (116) Earl Watford G James Mad.
5 (140) Stepfan Taylor RB Stanford
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:04 PM
End of an era.
UCLA guard Jeff Baca was drafted in the sixth round by the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. He is the first UCLA offensive lineman selected by an NFL team this century.
Tackle Kris Farris was taken in the third round by the Pittsburgh...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Words of encouragement to quarterbacks around the NFL: This too shall pass.
At some point soon, we'll have the answers to all the burning questions and lack of clarity surrounding the league's marquee position. The regular season starts this week,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:51 PM
No more looking over his shoulder.
No more worrying about making mistakes.
Instead, Cody Kessler can embrace the start of his tenure as USC's starting quarterback.
A day after Coach Lane Kiffin announced Kessler had been chosen over Max Wittek,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:27 PM
That seems to be the new theme of the USC football team, which beat Utah State by a field goal Saturday in a game that Coach Lane Kiffin accurately described as "mushy."
An hour before the game, in the usually teeming streets around the...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:12 PM
USC quarterback Max Wittek remains ready if needed.
In the days leading up to last season's game against Notre Dame, Wittek was preparing for his first career start.
Now he is Cody Kessler's backup.
"I just take every day like I'm needed," Wittek...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 6:10 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Chip Kelly's star receiver at the University of New Hampshire had a standard comeback when a defensive player talked trash.
Recalled record-breaking pass catcher David Ball: "Whenever they would chirp, the only thing I would say...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:12 PM
UCLA guard Xavier Su'a-Filo had yet to play his first football game the last time this happened. Linebacker Anthony Barr was just another elementary school kid. Some of the incoming freshmen on the Bruins' roster weren't too long out of diapers.
| Oct 20, 2013
| 11:01 PM
He was the afterthought, the other guy, the quarterback who wasn't Peyton Manning.
But Sunday night, Andrew Luck was the man.
Luck threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth to lead Indianapolis to a 39-33 victory over Denver, spoiling Manning'...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Washington Redskins free safety Brandon Meriweather's dangerous habit of leading with his helmet will cost him two games, the latest sanction from a league determined to make the game safer by discouraging blows to the head.
The NFL announced Monday...