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  • Is this progress? Trojans inspire more yawns than boos

    Is this progress? Trojans inspire more yawns than boos
    Mush on? 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...
  • Lane Kiffin firing was set up by USC's 2011 season

    Lane Kiffin firing was set up by USC's 2011 season
    In the end, Lane Kiffin and USC administrators might have wished 2011 never happened. The Trojans were coming off an 8-5 season in 2010, their first under NCAA sanctions that included the loss of 30 scholarships. However, the scholarship penalty was...
  • USC fires Lane Kiffin as football coach

    USC fires Lane Kiffin as football coach
    Lane Kiffin, who has coached USC’s football team since 2010, has been relieved of his duties, Athletic Director Pat Haden announced early Sunday. Kiffin was fired hours after the Trojans lost to Arizona State, 62-41, at Tempe, Ariz. The loss...
  • Old form or winning form for Vick?

     
    More mixed signals came from Eagles camp today. Among them was one from coach Chip Kelly that quarterback Michael Vick did not take a step backward Saturday night against the Jacksonville Jaguars, when he threw a sloppy, back-foot interception and......
  • For NFL quarterbacks, time to put it up or shut up

    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,...
  • By the numbers: a guess at Eagles' roster puzzle

     
    With final roster cuts looming this week, it's a good bet that Eagles coach Chip Kelly and his staff at least have a good idea already of how they will construct the roster. Here's one guess at the projected 53-player......
  • Humphreys set to excel at Mater Dei

    Humphreys set to excel at Mater Dei
    With regard to every day, every practice, every play it seems Ben Humphreys is bombarded with choices to make. The decisions hound him, as he realizes each step can be pivotal for a future in football. As he enters an important junior year at Mater...
  • As NFL teams open camps, questions abound about NFC clubs

    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,...
  • UCLA Bruins picked to win Pac-12 Conference's South Division

    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. In a...
  • 6 questions facing USC Trojans as they head into the new season

    A year ago, USC was the preseason toast of college football, a program with the sport's most experienced quarterback and expectations of winning a national title. It's a different scenario heading into Saturday's first training camp practice....
  • Eagles OTA practice notes, May 28th, 2013

     
    I have a lot of notes today, so let's just skip any sort of intro and get right to it. • The Eagles' practice bubble here at the NovaCare Complex is a nice facility, but football games are played in......
  • Eagles minicamp practice notes: June 4, 2013

     
    • Nick Foles had a good day. Three passes stood out. He threw a 50 yard bomb to Jeremy Maclin, who tracked it nicely and made the play, even with decent coverage from Cary Williams. Foles also slung a ball......