| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Linebacker Anthony Barr of UCLA has become a preseason All-American and potential high NFL draft pick. But when things weren't going well during his early days with the Bruins, it was his former classmates and teachers at Loyola High who were always...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Georgia is slotted at No. 5 because that's how many yards the Bulldogs fell short last year of playing (and we presume beating) Notre Dame for the national title.
That's less than three fathoms, if you can fathom that.
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Chad Wheeler played only a few years of high school football, was a redshirt last season at USC and sat out most of spring practice because of a knee injury.
Now, in a major surprise of training camp, a player who has never played a down in college is...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Art Donovan played pro football for 12 years. He spent the rest of his life telling everyone about it.
Donovan, 89, who died Sunday of a respiratory ailment at a Baltimore hospice, played and talked a great game. He was a Hall of Fame defensive tackle...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Actor Paul Wesley, who stars on "The Vampire Diaries," and actress Torrey DeVitto listed their home in the Hollywood Hills for sale at $1.595 million and within two weeks had a bite. The house is in escrow.
The 1920s Mediterranean-style villa features a...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 10:52 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Terrence Magee ran for two second-half touchdowns, Zach Mettenberger threw for 251 yards with a key late score and 12th-ranked Louisiana State held on for a 37-27 victory over No. 20 Texas Christian on Saturday night.
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Maybe you don't give a freshman the Heisman Trophy on a Saturday night for the same reason you don't give a teenager the keys to a Cadillac on a Friday night.
Maybe they're too young to handle it. There is no doubt Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Retired San Diego Charger and NFL Pro Bowl linebacker Shawne Merriman overdosed Sunday night after ingesting an unspecified combination of alcohol and a drug, sources with knowledge of the case told The Times.
The sources would not specify his condition...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Former Orange Lutheran cornerback Terrence Brown of Stanford announced Tuesday that he would enter the NFL draft. -- Eric Sondheimer...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
They're feeling good at Los Angeles Dorsey, which is one of five high schools in the nation to have had two former players selected in this past week's NFL draft. Running back Johnathan Franklin was selected by Green Bay in......