| Nov 17, 2013
| 3:16 PM
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden interviewed interim Denver Broncos coach Jack Del Rio for the Trojans coaching job, the Associated Press confirmed.
Jay Glazer of FoxSports.com first reported that Haden interviewed Del Rio, a former USC All-American...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:10 PM
We see one side of Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck — the maturity, athleticism and solid decision-making.
His backup, veteran Matt Hasselbeck, has an inside perspective on Luck, and knows the challenge of attempting to keep pace both mentally...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:29 PM
This will be my 37th season covering high school football in Southern California.
I've lugged around computers that weighed 10 pounds and used pay phones that required a dime to call collect.
I've been kicked off fields by athletic directors who...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:25 PM
It turns out the NCAA can do the right thing — and fast — if you just chase it far enough down a dead-end alley.
Mark Emmert, the organization's embattled president, took swift action Thursday in the wobbly aftermath of Twitter-broken news...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller received a six-game suspension under the NFL's substance-abuse policy Tuesday, taking away the best defensive player from a team many expect to make a run at the Super Bowl.
The league wanted a longer penalty for the...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Geez, what happened? In a story from Yahoo.com, quarterbacks from the Southern California area are suddenly considered flops. The headline: "Sorry SoCal story: Abysmal run of QBs from region has NFL personnel searching for answers." Apparently, just...
| Oct 8, 2012
There is no statistic for emotion. No index for inspiration. No chart for heart.
And Sunday, there was no stopping the Indianapolis Colts.
The Colts, with cancer-stricken Coach Chuck Pagano watching from a local hospital, overcame an 18-point deficit at...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Lots of talk these days about swing states and which way they're leaning.
So it's fitting that the most intriguing NFL stories are those teams and players that are in a dramatic state of swing.
Take the Indianapolis Colts, for instance. At the end of...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Peyton Manning flaps his arms, stamps his foot and plays traffic cop, sending Denver Broncos teammates this way and that. All the while, the play clock is winding down.
Manning isn't just playing quarterback. He's playing chicken with the defense,...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 7:27 PM
Not only has Robert Griffin III pumped life back into the Washington Redskins, but the rookie quarterback is arguably the most exciting player in the NFL.
His Redskins jersey and cleats were sent to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week, as he has...
| 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...