| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Turn out the lights, the parity's over. The Bowl Championship Series era of equal access and catering to college football's "little guys" ended Monday night at the Rose Bowl when Florida State ended the Southeastern Conference's winning streak. The new...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:26 PM
UCLA will play in its fourth Sun Bowl game Tuesday. The Bruins' previous three visits have been unique.
The 1991 trip to El Paso is a contender for worst bowl game in UCLA history, though the Bruins' 2011 appearance in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl is...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:56 PM
USC tight end Xavier Grimble will forgo his final season of eligibility and make himself available for the NFL draft.
“I’ve been at 'SC for four years and have had a pretty productive career,” Grimble told The Times in a phone...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:14 AM
USC tailback Javorius Allen said Tuesday that he would return for his junior season with the Trojans.
Allen, who was voted the team's most valuable player after his redshirt sophomore season, was eligible to make himself available for the NFL draft....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:30 PM
UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr was selected as a Walter Camp All-American on Thursday.
Barr, a senior, is projected as a high first-round pick in the NFL draft this spring. In the last two seasons, he has 23.5 sacks and 41.5 tackles for a loss. The Bruins...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:07 PM
At first glance, sure, it seems USC is outrageously placing its wobbly football program in the hands of a guy who was part of the regime which sent it staggering.
How could the Trojans hire Steve Sarkisian when he is so closely tied to a coach they just...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:06 PM
After all the other schools that called over the years and were sent away, it was Washington that finally hooked Chris Petersen.
Petersen will be the Huskies' football coach, making the decision to leave Boise State after eight seasons as the Broncos'...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:01 PM
L.C. Greenwood, the relentless defensive end who made up one-quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers' "Steel Curtain" defense of the 1970s, died Sunday at a Pittsburgh hospital. He was 67.
The Allegheny County medical examiner's office confirmed his death...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Put away the running clocks. Silly season should be over — at least until Alabama hosts Chattanooga in late November.
It is ridiculous to think Ohio State could play a team so overmatched that the Buckeyes' backup quarterback could throw six...