| Sep 29, 2013
| 9:38 AM
In the end, Lane Kiffin and USC administrators might have wished 2011 never happened.
The Trojans were coming off an 8-5 season in 2010, their first under NCAA sanctions that included the loss of 30 scholarships. However, the scholarship penalty was...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:29 AM
In the wee hours after a game in which it had been finally and completely transformed into something else, something small and embarrassing and even irrelevant, the USC football program has finally been slapped with some sense.
Pat Haden has fired...
| Oct 5, 2012
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. 24 Northwestern (5-0) at Penn...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: Imagine how USC fans are going to feel after a 6-7 Georgia Tech team wins the game.
Answer: How could USC fans feel any worse? The Trojans were picked to win the national title, lost five times and have...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:23 PM
In a week when you thought you might have heard it all, I present to you Bill Walton speaking to USC students and bashing UCLA basketball.
"I never knew they had pretty girls here at USC," began Walton, one of UCLA's all-time greats, after being...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:03 PM
No. 16 Texas A&M (6-2) at No. 17 Mississippi State (7-1)
9 a.m., ESPN
Two former Big 12 schools joined the Southeastern Conference this season. One has gained instant respect and credibility; the other is Missouri. Texas A&M, in its first...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Venice Coach Angelo Gasca used to be known as a quarterback guru. Now he's the running back guru. He sent Curtis McNeal to USC, Teondray Caldwell to Washington State and now junior running Alijah Lee has rushed for more than......
| Jul 31, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Gardena Serra Coach Scott Altenberg said former defensive back Raymond Ford has signed with Washington State and will join the Cougars this season. Ford was previously committed to California. -- Eric Sondheimer...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Defensive back Brandon Arnold of Crespi has been offered by Washington State. -- Eric Sondheimer...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 9:52 PM
This column will be devoted almost entirely to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The ACC earned the clear-out space in advance of Saturday night's enticing matchup of No. 10 Clemson at No. 4 Florida State. ABC trotted its "A" team to Tallahassee and ESPN...
| Sep 29, 2012
The only thing more endangered than being Arkansas' head coach is being undefeated.
Stanford found out Thursday night what others will discover Saturday.
The Cardinal sin of losing at Washington leaves 26 unbeatens as the season winds toward an Agatha...