| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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....
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Tyrann Mathieu, Louisiana State's big-play defensive back known as the "Honey Badger," will join former Tigers stars Patrick Peterson and Kevin Minter in Arizona after the Cardinals used a third-round pick on the troubled star Friday.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:15 AM
No. 12 Florida (1-0) at Miami (1-0)
9 a.m., ESPN
Florida's offense still runs like a clogged drain but easily avoided Kirk Herbstreit's ESPN prediction last week that Toledo would pull the upset in Gainesville. This week: Kirk predicts...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the West divisions:
Now that they have their quarterback in Alex Smith, the Kansas City Chiefs need...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:40 PM
NEW YORK -- If there was any doubt, the NFL is still tackle football.
Five of the first 19 picks in the opening round of the 2013 draft were offensive tackles, including three of the first four selections. Three guards and a center went too on a...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 9:45 PM
1 (7) Jonathan Cooper G N. Carolina
2 (45) Kevin Minter LB LSU
3 (69) Tyrann Mathieu DB LSU
4 (103) Alex Okafor LB Texas
4 (116) Earl Watford G James Mad.
5 (140) Stepfan Taylor RB Stanford
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Quarterback Geno Smith, a four-year starter at West Virginia, was selected in the second round of the NFL draft Friday by the New York Jets with the 39th overall pick, giving the team some depth at a position that has been a problem since Mark Sanchez's...