| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:25 PM
The last time USC's basketball team defeated the top-ranked team in the country was 44 years ago, and that span is still growing.
No. 1-ranked Arizona, aided by a rash of Trojans turnovers in the second half, rolled to a 73-53 win over USC on Sunday...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Is this a watershed moment in Pac-12 play?
The records say yes. Stanford Coach Johnny Dawkins says no.
“We still have 13 games left,” Dawkins said. “A lot of things can happen between now and then.”
Still, when UCLA and Stanford...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:25 PM
Nick Johnson scored 18 points, Brandon Ashley added 15 and top-ranked Arizona remained unbeaten with a 69-57 win over visiting Colorado on Thursday night.
Arizona (19-0, 6-0 Pac-12) had a week off after blowing out rival Arizona State and raced out to...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Question: Who would get the fourth berth in the playoff?
That's the question I'd love to see you tackle.
Answer: I tackled this question so hard in Monday's column I almost got called for "targeting."
And that ejection would have...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:34 PM
This just in: The man who gets paid to know is suddenly a know-nothing.
Blame it on the sinister Bowl Championship Series master plot to faucet-drip the suspense until the last Harris pollster is tracked down at a bar singing his college fight song on a...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Are you happy? Steve Sarkisian, the loser from the U DUB, the new head coach for USC? When the first loss comes, next year, the boos will ring darkly across the Coliseum.
"Ring darkly across the Coliseum." Did you steal that from a...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
So much news broke this week it was easy to forget the reason we all get called together each fall: the games.
USC started it by calling a news conference to announce interim coach Ed Orgeron was out and Steve Sarkisian was in as head coach of the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:37 PM
The heart palpitations have stopped.
The hand-wringing is over.
The sleepless nights were put to rest.
That wraps up Dan Guerrero's week.
The UCLA athletic director's worst fear was unfolding. Washington needed a football coach and Jim Mora, the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:05 PM
UCLA's problems along the offensive line grew a little worse Saturday.
Tackle Simon Goines broke a bone in his leg against Arizona State and underwent surgery Sunday. Goines' absence was not the sole reason the Sun Devils battered quarterback Brett...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Once again, UCLA felt ready for the roses.
Once again, the Bruins clumsily bloodied their hands grabbing at them.
In only two seasons, Jim Mora has changed the UCLA football culture and brought it to the brink of New Year's Day. But on the cold and...