| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Rick Neuheisel was head coach at Colorado, Washington and UCLA, so the former Bruins quarterback knows his way around the Pac-12 Conference.
He also plays the guitar, and the Pac-12 Networks analyst is in the habit of penning and performing college-...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Who would have thought seven games ago that USC would be one win shy of a 10-win season at this point?
The Trojans can hit double figures with a win over rival UCLA next Saturday at the Coliseum. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. and the game will be...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:40 PM
USC has not defeated Stanford since 2008, a four-game losing streak that began with the infamous "What's your deal?" blowout at the Coliseum and continued with last season's loss at Stanford Stadium.
Ed Orgeron, the Trojans' interim coach, has been a...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Any given season can drive you nuts, but this one has shuttle-bused me to an assortment pack of walnuts and cashews.
We're two weeks from Thanksgiving and still no one has satisfactorily explained how USC scored only seven points against Washington...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times’ national college football writer handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday’s menu of games:
No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:03 PM
A sellout crowd, the first of the season at the Coliseum, will be on hand to see whether USC can end its four-game losing streak against Stanford. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines:
On the edge
The spotlight will be on the skill-...
| Nov 16, 2013
Adding to the mysteries in your column is Rankman slotting in USC as No. 25. If a 7-3 Notre Dame team that beat No. 14 Michigan State and No. 22 Arizona State doesn't deserve to be ranked (and they don't), then how can a 7-3 USC team that lost to Notre...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
In a decision monitored closely by USC and UCLA basketball fans, standout senior point guard Jordan McLaughlin of Etiwanda High has committed to USC.
McLaughlin is 6 feet with quickness and superior athleticism. He comes from a school that produced...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:52 PM
UCLA's drought in attracting top-rated talent at point guard continues.
Jordan McLaughlin, a senior from Etiwanda High, announced Wednesday he has committed to accepting a scholarship from USC, choosing the Trojans over the Bruins.
McLaughlin is 6...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Thursday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 5 Stanford (1-0) at Army...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:12 PM
NORMAN, Okla. — Blake Bell passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns in his first start as quarterback for No. 14 Oklahoma and the Sooners beat Tulsa 51-20 on Saturday.
Sterling Shepard caught eight passes for 123 yards and two touchdowns —...