| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Penn State's ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered by a Harrisburg, Pa., judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges accusing them of a cover-up in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Prosecutors showed enough evidence...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Penn State’s former president and two other top school officials were ordered by a Pennsylvania judge Tuesday to stand trial on charges that they covered up the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse.
After two days of preliminary hearings,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Three former top officials at Penn State, including the president, were in a Pennsylvania courtroom on Monday as they fought to avoid a trial on charges they covered up a sexual abuse scandal involving an assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The NCAA asked a Pennsylvania court on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of the late football coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn the sanctions against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The FBI has released the file from its early 1990s investigation into LAPD conduct during Rodney King's beating and arrest.
The file consists almost entirely of press clippings from newspapers such as The Times, the Los Angeles Daily News and the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Caryl Smith Gilbert, a former UCLA All-American, has been hired as USC’s director of track and field, the school announced.
Smith Gilbert, 44, coached Central Florida’s women’s track and cross-country programs the last six seasons. She...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:02 PM
Two of the emerging providers of online college classes, Coursera and edX, are announcing significant expansions in the numbers of campuses that will join their organizations and offer free courses. The high-powered competitors, both founded last year,...
| Feb 26, 2013
Come to find out, the creators of the dreaded "lack of institutional control" have been throwing stones from inside their own glass house.
The NCAA, short for the National Collegiate Athletic Assn., is now in the kind of damage-control mode that it so...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:45 PM
The end of this season means there's only a year left of the snaggle-toothed Bowl Championship Series, a cartel dreamed up by Satan that has been infuriating college football fans since 1998. We can't wait for the new four-team playoff starting in 2014...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:30 PM
The Wisconsin Badgers slinked out of Pasadena again Tuesday, defeated for the third straight year in the Rose Bowl. The good news was, by now, they certainly know the backroads out of town.
There was distinction in their 20-14 loss, but not the sort for...
| Dec 27, 2012
This is being called a "traditional" Rose Bowl because the football champions of the Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences just hit town, went to Disneyland, plan to eat wheelbarrows of prime rib and then play in the sacred Jan.1 post-parade time slot....