| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:50 PM
There is a certain traditional look to USC football.
Traveler, the white horse, races down the sidelines during home games, right past the iconic USC song girls. The Trojans marching band performs "Fight On" after every USC first down. And fans need a...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:37 PM
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NCAAF Team Report - Oregon State - INSIDE SLANT
For the first time in a decade, Oregon State will have a new offensive coordinator. Can John Garrett do what Danny Langsdorf couldn't accomplish in recent seasons and balance out the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Oh, glory days.
Based on his role in a funny television commercial, former USC quarterback Matt Leinart wouldn’t mind reliving his as a Trojan.
The Dish TV ad, set in a diner, also features former Tennessee quarterback Heath Shuler and former...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Until I looked up at the TV screen, I was almost convinced that Howard Dean had just purchased the Clippers. Or did Steve Ballmer simply forget to take his medications?
Calm down, Clippers fans, you just went from an...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Look who is a part of Fox Sports 1’s new studio show for college football: Dave Wannstedt.
The former Bears coach will be an analyst on “Countdown to Kickoff.” The show airs on Friday nights during the 11 p.m. hour as part of “...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Matt Leinart, the former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback and Southern California football star, has called an audible on his Manhattan Beach home, listing the three-story residence for sale at $2.059 million.
Nestled among a crowd of beach dwellings,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Citing dissatisfaction with City Hall decisions, a longtime Costa Mesa youth sports advocate confirmed Wednesday that he has resigned from his sports leadership positions.
Gordon Bowley had been serving as president of Costa Mesa United and as...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Matt Leinart had plenty to say Monday about the Tennessee Titans' recent hiring of Ken Whisenhunt, his former head coach with the Arizona Cardinals, on "Fox Sports Live."
And it wasn't good.
"I don't think it's a great fit, and I don't think it's...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:03 PM
If Costa Mesa sports boosters had their way, there would be light.
Enough of it, at least, so that the throngs of children and adults could toss, punt, pass, kick, bat and throw the ball around until 9 or 10 p.m.
Such was the prevailing sentiment...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 10:22 AM
There are eight -- and there's one active NFL player who will be a shoo-in -- Heisman Trophy winners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Can you name them?
Two are running backs who won the Heisman as college football's best player in the 1980s. Two...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:54 PM
In January, 8-year-old Luke French will return to Lincoln Elementary after spending much of the past year recovering from cancer treatments that tested his strength and set him on a path toward recovery.
In early December 2012, an MRI scan revealed two...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:01 PM
With the play clock on the NFL exhibition season winding toward zero, the Buffalo Bills picked up the phone over the weekend and added quarterback Matt Leinart to their roster, reviving his once-promising football career.
Leinart and the Bills have...