| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:35 PM
A week of lopsided matchups produced the anomaly of no schools dropping in, or out, of the rankings. Rankman could only rearrange the flowers in his vase and subtly chide-slide Michigan for flirting with losses in consecutive games. The bottom could...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:29 PM
USC plays its first Pac-12 Conference South division game against Arizona State, which defeated the Trojans at Sun Devil Stadium in 2011. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines:
Clancy Pendergast was the Arizona Cardinals'...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 10:04 PM
USC cornerback Anthony Brown had not played or practiced since suffering a knee injury in the season opener against Hawaii.
The junior, however, practiced Sunday, offering possible help for a Trojans secondary that was exposed the last two games....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:55 AM
It was news last week when UCLA was picked to win the South Division in the annual Pac-12 media poll.
UCLA was first, followed by Arizona State and USC. It was the first time since 2001 that the Bruins had been picked ahead of the Trojans.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:41 PM
It is has become almost a summer ritual keeping track of the many players switching schools in a variety of sports.
Last school year, there were 14,918 sports-related transfers statewide. If this summer is any indication, there should be even more in...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Defensive backs to watch:
Koa Farmer; SO Notre Dame; 6-1, 200, Sr.; Cal commit has speed, toughness
Naijiel Hale; St. John Bosco; 5-11; 170; Sr. Arizona commit fears no one
Adoree' Jackson; Gardena Serra; 5-10; 180; Sr. Five interceptions as a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
College football is no longer the "Saturday's America" sportswriter Dan Jenkins wrote about all those years ago.
It is now "Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's America … and Monday's too."
It used to be only hungry-for-exposure conferences took...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The Pac-12 on Monday took another aggressive step in its stalemate with DirecTV by releasing an advertising campaign designed to encourage its fans to switch carriers.
The Pac-12 Network, in its second year, has failed to reach a distribution...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:25 PM
A year ago, USC was the preseason toast of college football, a program with the sport's most experienced quarterback and expectations of winning a national title.
It's a different scenario heading into Saturday's first training camp practice....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and his coffee-addled band of football coaches made their final whistle stop in Los Angeles on Friday after an exhaustive East Coast publicity tour that included everything but a round-table sit-down with Charlie Rose....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Football sure has changed. Part of Bear Bryant's coaching lore was the torture he inflicted on his players when he coached at Texas A&M in the 1950s.
That team, hardened by water deprivation, bloody noses and brutal conditioning workouts, became the...