| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
As the opening of NFL training camps creeps closer, so does confrontation with critical concerns on top teams. The outcome of these issues will have a major impact on the drama and results of the 2013 season.
Some of the teams expecting to contend for...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 5:02 PM
if Lovie Smith gets fired, how long after the purge will it take the Bears to have a winning season? -- @joshohmart, from Twitter
No matter what happens the rest of the way this season, I would say the chances of the Bears being worse next season would...
| 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,...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 10:18 PM
Max Wittek took snaps from the first-team center during warmups, was first up when quarterbacks began throwing passes to receivers and again during seven-on-seven drills.
Cody Kessler took the first snap with the offense during a pre-workout drill and...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Keyshawn Johnson and Curtis Conway were there before.
Double-teamed. Physically and verbally challenged by cornerbacks. Shadowed by safeties and linebackers.
The former USC and NFL receivers know Marqise Lee's situation.
Lee, last season's...
| 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.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:25 PM
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....
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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
| 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,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:19 PM
UCLA is trying to redefine itself.
It used to be that keeping the USC drum major from sticking a toy sword in the Rose Bowl turf constituted a victory over the Trojans.
Leaning on the Pac-12 Conference to remove from its promotional video the clip...