| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and his coffee-addled band of football coaches made their final whistle stop in Los Angeles on Friday after an exhaustive East Coast publicity tour that included everything but a round-table sit-down with Charlie Rose....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:55 PM
South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney's hit on Michigan running back Vincent Smith in the Outback Bowl was the play of the 2012 college football season.
Under new rules this season, a similar tackle might get Clowney ejected.
And if it does,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:33 AM
USC's 30-13 season-opening victory over Hawaii apparently impressed voters in the USA Today coaches poll but not voters in the Associated Press media poll.
The Trojans, who were No. 24 in both preseason polls, moved up to No. 22 in the coaches poll...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Quarterbacks Cody Kessler and Max Wittek played it close to the vest on Tuesday.
Receiver Marqise Lee tried, with mixed results.
The USC players awkwardly attempted not to reveal the starting quarterback for Saturday's Pac-12 Conference opener against...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:22 PM
North Texas visited Oklahoma on opening weekend in 2007 and was clobbered, 79-10.
A few days later, sitting in his home office a few blocks from where the wipeout took place, Barry Switzer said North Texas got what it deserved.
"They had no game...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:54 PM
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:
Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:37 PM
USC plays Washington State for the first time in three years Saturday in a Pac-12 Conference opener at the Coliseum. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines:
USC Coach Lane Kiffin once again declined to announce a starting...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Su'a Cravens wasted no time making an impression for USC by intercepting a pass in the first quarter of the Trojans' 30-13 victory at Hawaii.
Now the freshman safety is looking forward to his first game in the Coliseum.
Cravens will start again on...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:48 PM
USC's streak of 15 consecutive wins in home openers is over.
Washington State defeated the Trojans, 10-7, at the Coliseum in what was also a Pac-12 Conference opener.
USC was held to less than 10 points for only the fourth time in 143 games.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:33 PM
The afternoon heat was sweltering, so USC probably welcomed the chance to play a night game Saturday against Washington State.
But for Coach Lane Kiffin, there was no relief.
Not after Washington State defeated the No. 25 Trojans, 10-7, before a crowd...
| 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...