| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:53 PM
When Matt Barkley agreed to a four-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, much of the talk shifted to the money the quarterback lost for staying another year at USC.
Whatever the amount (terms of the contract weren't disclosed), he...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:14 PM
— Michael Vick needed no strength in his left arm whatsoever to toss what was probably the biggest bomb of his career on Thursday.
Actually, it was more like a hand grenade that detonated inside the Philadelphia Eagles' NovaCare Complex, spewing...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 11:36 AM
With 16 returning starters including quarterback Matt Barkley, a preseason Heisman Trophy candidate, it made perfect sense that USC would be considered a preseason No. 1 heading into 2012. The program was coming off a two-year NCAA-sanctioned bowl ban and...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Dan, what is going on at Halas Hall? Why after years of having a stable scouting staff are there so many changes? People jumping ship? -- @chibob57, from Twitter
We have to look at each situation individually to understand what happened. Chris...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 8:49 PM
— They wanted to get bigger. They got bigger.
They wanted to get smarter. They got smarter.
The wanted to get deeper. They got deeper.
They wanted versatile athletes on both offense and defense. They got versatile athletes on offense and...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:59 PM
We've said it before and we'll say it again, this is Eagles country. Pure and simple.
Yeah, I know there are some Giants, Steelers and maybe even too-embarrassed-to-admit-it Jets fans out there, but most know the words to "Fly, Eagles, fly" by heart....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Apparently baseball and beer really do go together.
During a game between the Mariners and the Astros on Wednesday, a Mariners fan was faced with a very tough decision.
While holding a draft beer in his hand (and those things are mighty expensive at...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I completely understand that you are the biggest USC honk in the land, but… the whole rest of the country is jumping on the ND bandwagon and you are being dragged behind in the dust. When are you going to give the...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:54 PM
I just don't get some sportswriters.
What do they want?
I pick up Sunday morning's newspaper expecting to read about our guys' hard-fought victory, only to find a disappointing tale about what the winners didn't accomplish.
Where's the gushing? Where's...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Look past the cascade of records quarterback Matt Barkley and wide receiver Robert Woods set Saturday in USC's 50-6 rout of Colorado at the Coliseum and you'll see why the Trojans had some concerns after what should have been a purely happy romp through...