Quote of the day: "This game starts with me. When we don't perform as a team, the head coach has the responibility to own up. Our team needs to be in that locker room and I need to be in front of you and answer these questions for our football team." -- USC Coach Steve Sarkisian, on addressing the media alone after a 17-12 defeat by Washington In the Times: - USC loses second in a row at home, this time to Washington, 17-12 - Chris Dufresne: Trojans are unprepared against Washington Huskies Questions or comments about USC? Email me at LNThiry@gmail.com or tweet @LindseyThiry and I will respond to select messages in a weekly USC Now mailbag.