| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Rick Neuheisel’s career path has gone in interesting directions since he was asked to leave UCLA.
The former Bruins coach is a polished commentator for the Pac-12 Networks. For those who don’t have DirecTV, he is funny and insightful....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Although the Washington State loss is bitterly disappointing for the USC faithful, in the long run, it may be a positive step in the right direction because it revealed, in unequivocal fashion before a large home crowd, the epic failures of Lane Kiffin....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Before the coffee. After taking a moment to remember.
The Skinny: No snarky small talk this morning. Just painful memories of a beautiful blue sky filled with smoke. Wednesday's headlines include a profile of Jeff Shell, the new head of NBCUniversal's...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Viacom Inc., parent of MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central, is closing in on a deal with Sony Corp. to have its networks carried via an Internet distribution system the consumer electronics and entertainment company is developing that would potentially be...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Unable to come to terms on a new distribution agreement, CBS-owned channels have gone dark on Time Warner Cable systems around the country, including Los Angeles and New York City.
In Los Angeles, the signals of KCBS-TV Channel 2 and KCAL-TV Channel 9...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:29 PM
If the Bruins are coming, as the billboards scattered about town suggest, then they are not coming alone.
In the UCLA football opener Saturday night at the sweltering Rose Bowl, this town’s most precocious college football team proved that its...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Cord-cutting continues to nibble away at the U.S. pay-TV industry.
According to a SNL Kagan report released Tuesday, the industry suffered a net loss of 217,000 subscribers in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period last year....
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Maybe money isn’t the issue between DirecTV and the Pac-12 network.
Maybe there is too much violence … not on the field, but in the studio.
Commentator Ronnie Lott was in the process of singing UCLA’s praises after the Bruins’...
| Aug 30, 2013
Millions of Time Warner Cable subscribers deprived of CBS and Showtime have every reason to be enraged. But they should put that anger to good use.
The standoff tells us something important about the television industry. Despite urging from the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
To honor, or dishonor, the 16th and final season of the Bowl Championship Series, here are 16 questions and answers as college football opens 2013:
1. How soon does USC Coach Lane Kiffin need to decide on a quarterback?
Answer: Sept. 21. Penn & Teller...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Is Google ready for some football?
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell is in Silicon Valley this week and that's all it took to get tongues wagging that the Internet search giant and parent of YouTube is eager to get a piece of the...