| Nov 27, 2013
Left with an unobstructed path to the quarterback, UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr lifted up USC's Matt Barkley and planted him in the Rose Bowl turf.
The play, in the fourth quarter of last year's rivalry game, was the exclamation point in a 38-28 UCLA...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:50 PM
Derrick Rose's comeback turned out to be a cameo, and the Chicago Bulls' worst nightmare became a reality again.
The Bulls' hopes about contending for a championship this season took a serious hit. Their long-term plans appear to be up in the air too....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:52 PM
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Former Oakland Raiders linebacker Thomas Howard died early Monday in a high-speed crash that also killed another man, according to media reports.
A California Highway Patrol...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:48 PM
As recruiting coordinator and interim coach at USC, Ed Orgeron has identified his quarry.
There is the wide receiver, regarded as perhaps the best in the nation. Tight ends, linemen, linebackers and several defensive backs also have been targeted....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:10 PM
UCLA travels to Arizona on Saturday. The winner strengthens its position in the Pac-12 Conference South Division. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the story lines:
Carey carries the 'Cats
No. 16 UCLA has allowed only two running backs to top 100...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:19 AM
The NCAA released national Graduation Success Rates on Thursday for athletes who entered school from 2003 to 2006, and USC's football program had a 53% graduation rate, which ranked 11th in the Pac-12 Conference.
Dr. Magdi El Shahawy, a senior associate...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Doubters and haters. That's how Mack Brown described the critics who have been howling for the head of the 16-year Texas football coach.
"The only way to shut them up is to win," Brown said in a television interview last week. "You shut them up, they're...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:53 AM
South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier appeared to be at wit's end with Jadeveon Clowney on Saturday night, seemingly questioning the star defensive end's dedication to the team after the player notified his coach just before kickoff that he wasn't going...
| 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 27, 2013
| 8:15 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Devon Kennard is on the verge of earning a master's degree. His NFL draft stock is rising. And he leads a stingy USC defense that ranks among the best in college football.
He is not sure how much of that would have been possible had...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:01 PM
What Jonathan Ogden sees seems familiar.
Ogden, who played at UCLA from 1992-95, was the best offensive lineman in what was an era of top offensive linemen in Westwood. He has identified a renaissance.
"It's amazing to look back at the lines we had,"...