| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:53 PM
If you don't like Mike Riley you don't like ice cream or dogs. The man who could have been USC's coach at least once has comfortably settled into Corvallis, Ore.
He is 60 now and the Pac-12's longest tenured coach entering his 13th year.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
College football is no longer the "Saturday's America" sportswriter Dan Jenkins wrote about all those years ago.
It is now "Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's America … and Monday's too."
It used to be only hungry-for-exposure conferences took...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Lane Kiffin, who has coached USC’s football team since 2010, has been relieved of his duties, Athletic Director Pat Haden announced early Sunday.
Kiffin was fired hours after the Trojans lost to Arizona State, 62-41, at Tempe, Ariz. The loss...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Lane Kiffin was never the long-term solution for USC football.
He was an eleventh-hour poker play in 2010 by former athletic director Mike Garrett, a desperate short-term move to save a program from the NCAA sanctions that were about to be handed down...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Navy SEALS took UCLA's football team a couple of hundred yards offshore recently and dropped them in the water.
If there was ever a moment for Bruins' defensive backs to ponder "sink or swim," this was it.
UCLA has to replace four starters in the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:52 PM
Lane Kiffin has chosen a starting quarterback for Saturday's Pac-12 Conference opener against Washington State.
But USC's coach declined Sunday to say whether it would be Cody Kessler or Max Wittek.
"We do know who our starting quarterback is, so...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday.
Duke Johnson added...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:15 AM
No. 12 Florida (1-0) at Miami (1-0)
9 a.m., ESPN
Florida's offense still runs like a clogged drain but easily avoided Kirk Herbstreit's ESPN prediction last week that Toledo would pull the upset in Gainesville. This week: Kirk predicts...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The view was completely different, but for Dion Bailey the result nearly the same.
Bailey, a two-year starting linebacker for USC, led the Trojans in interceptions in 2012. This season, he switched to safety, moving him farther from the bustle of the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:30 PM
While USC fans booed Lane Kiffin’s play-calling during the Trojans’ 10-7 loss to Washington State, the defense has mostly earned raves.
The defense has given up only one touchdown in two games. The Trojans, who play Boston College on...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On the eve of Friday's Pac-12 Conference media day, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden released a "State of Football" video Thursday night and backed Coach Lane Kiffin.
The Trojans are coming off a 7-6 season, which featured an embarrassing loss to Georgia...