| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:22 PM
I've been tossing and turning all night. I'm hearing the crowd roar. I'm seeing UCLA Coach Jim Mora and USC Coach Ed Orgeron smiling on the sideline. I'm watching exuberant fans dance in the stands.
On one side of the field is unbeaten Bellflower St....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Any given season can drive you nuts, but this one has shuttle-bused me to an assortment pack of walnuts and cashews.
We're two weeks from Thanksgiving and still no one has satisfactorily explained how USC scored only seven points against Washington...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Rivalry week should be cutthroat, not complicated. "Yeah, buts" have no place in this basic tenet of mutual disdain.
One does not hesitate when a frat brother says, "We're going to paint their cow blue and green. You in?"
You are always in. There is...
| 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....
| Oct 19, 2013
There's a difference between loving college football and knowing it. I love my country but couldn't be Secretary of State.
Oh please, let's stop this stuff about Condoleezza Rice not being qualified to sit on a panel to choose...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The Atlantic Coast Conference has been waiting so many years for this stand-alone moment it might collectively have to take a nervous pill and sit down.
The ACC has spent years failing to prove it was more than just a basketball conference. It wanted so...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:10 PM
PALO ALTO — The Cardinal has begun to make a habit of blasting the Bruins' dreams into little pieces, and the Farm has become a place UCLA enters with great hopes but exits with physical scars and emotional bruises.
The ninth-ranked Bruins arrived...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1: Alabama can't meet Oregon until the Bowl Championship Series title game, but we can draw a common-opponent comparison when Tennessee visits Tuscaloosa next week. Oregon dismantled Tennessee, 59-14,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The NCAA has made it clear it isn't giving football scholarships back to USC, or presenting Matt Barkley with an honorary Rose Bowl participation plaque.
Being the NCAA means never having to say you're sorry. The governing body of college athletics...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:05 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- There was some good, some bad and lots of ugly in Notre Dame's 14-10 victory over USC here Saturday night.
The ugly defined the entire second half. There was no scoring, lots of penalties and more players on the turf with game-...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:54 PM
There are 10 unbeaten major-college football teams and a couple potential interlopers trying to cram into the Bowl Championship Series title game at the Rose Bowl.
Oregon already got passed in the standings after scoring 62 points in a blowout win....