| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:08 PM
USC opens its 2014 season Aug. 30 against Fresno State, one of six home games in a 12-game regular-season schedule, the school announced Wednesday.
The Trojans, under new Coach Steve Sarkisian, play at the Coliseum against Fresno State, Oregon State,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:50 PM
Tyrone Wallace had 14 points and eight rebounds as California won its fifth in a row and stayed unbeaten in the Pac-12 with an 82-56 victory over Washington on Wednesday night at Berkeley.
The Bears got off to a sluggish start before going on a 20-3 run...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:21 PM
When: 7 p.m. PST.
Where: Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake City.
On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio: 710.
Records: USC 9-7, 0-3 in Pac-12 play; Utah 12-4, 1-3.
Update: The Trojans are still looking for their first Pac-12 Conference win as they...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:52 PM
This USC coaching hire is reminiscent of the Bowl Championship Series standings in November — what a difference a play, and a day, makes.
Like Auburn beating Georgia two weeks ago on a last-second Hail Mary, the sport's volatility never ceases...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Halfway through your story today I got a sick feeling and tossed the sports section into the couch. What exactly would a "big name" coach do for SC that Ed Orgeron can't do, recruit?
Hope you're feeling better and thanks, really, for...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Some holiday-season stocking stuffers:
—The Wes Welker situation is now officially serious. The Denver Broncos wide receiver suffered a concussion Nov. 17 against the Kansas City Chiefs. He played the next Sunday.
Last Sunday against the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Question: Who would get the fourth berth in the playoff?
That's the question I'd love to see you tackle.
Answer: I tackled this question so hard in Monday's column I almost got called for "targeting."
And that ejection would have...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:10 PM
USC finished off a topsy-turvy season on a high note Saturday with a dominating performance in the Las Vegas Bowl by defeating Fresno State, 45-20.
Game MVP Cody Kessler passed for 344 yards and a bowl record four touchdowns to lead USC (10-4) to the...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Ed Orgeron hovered over Southern California in a helicopter, traversing the region in search of prospects.
It was a Friday night, and Orgeron was less than two weeks into his new role as USC's interim coach.
Before Lane Kiffin was fired on Sept. 29,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:10 AM
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Taylor Kelly threw five touchdown passes and ran for two more scores as No. 25 Arizona State beat Washington State, 55-21, on Thursday night.
Kelly threw for 275 yards and rushed for 66 yards to help the Sun Devils (6-2, 4-1 Pac-12)...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Q: Someone has to call it. Bruins 5-6 last 11 games. Not that good. No real progress.
A: An interesting point except UCLA also hasn't exactly been playing Louisville's schedule.
Let's examine UCLA losses: Once to Oregon, currently No....