| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:50 PM
USC clearly looks like a different team under interim Coach Ed Orgeron.
The Trojans won their third consecutive Pac-12 Conference game -- their first at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore., since 2004 -- by dominating Oregon State in every phase, 31-...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:20 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore. — They threw it deep again, Marqise Lee sprinting, Nelson Agholor shedding, Cody Kessler winging, their expressions stuck on wow.
They ran it hard again, eight times on one touchdown drive, half the field on one touchdown run,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 2:55 PM
USC cornerback Josh Shaw has been selected Pac-12 defensive player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
Shaw, a junior, intercepted a pass and made a team-best eight tackles in the Trojans' 31-14 victory against Oregon State.
It was the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Ed Orgeron happily rocked the world of USC players when he returned desserts to the training table after taking over as the Trojans' interim coach.
On Monday, Orgeron again played the food card.
During USC's team meeting, he treated the Trojans to...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Ka'Deem Carey ran for 206 yards and four touchdowns while becoming Arizona's all-time leading rusher, and the Wildcats took advantage of numerous Oregon miscues to shock the fifth-ranked Ducks, 42-16. on Saturday.
Coming off a disappointing home loss to...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:27 PM
This is the latest offering in an occasional series: "Things that should keep Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott up at night."
If you started a playoff next month using the top four division champions based on Jeff Sagarin's ratings Sunday in USA Today,...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:53 PM
The Dallas-Fort Worth region is shivering this weekend with below-freezing temperatures that have shut down roads, canceled flights and halted much of city life.
The temperature in the area Saturday afternoon was 25 degrees, and it was expected to get...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:47 PM
UCLA finally broke its jinx in the state of Utah with a hard-fought 34-27 win over the University of Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Was it easy?
Well, um, no.
UCLA had a 10-point lead and nearly blew it.
It came down to one last play and one last...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:22 PM
You prepare for a season with flash cards: The nickname of Texas State is….?
You purchase the best college football magazines, re-read "Death to the BCS," and hang on every one of Kirk Herbstreit's words.
There are still things you...
| Oct 11, 2013
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 25 Missouri (5-0) at No....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Seven ranked teams discovered this weekend that defeat in college football is very expensive.
As it relates to national titles it can bankrupt you.
Consider the seven losses suffered by the Super Bowl champion New York Giants in 2011 equal the...