| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Sharon Pullard sat in her car last August and watched her oldest son walk away.
She had just dropped him off at school, and as parents often do on their children's first day of kindergarten or college, she let her gaze linger on his receding figure....
| 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 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 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The final night of Lane Kiffin's USC head coaching career began in beauty, desert temperatures dropping, the sky above Arizona State's Sun Devil Stadium shimmering, the excited murmurs of fans hurriedly filling the stands dressed in shorts and flip-flops....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: (In last week's Washington-Stanford game) What did you think of all the injuries on defense? And how Stanford's medical staff healed them so quickly?
Answer: We've already been through this. Stanford...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A tale of two locker rooms.
Jim Harbaugh met his Stanford team for the first time in 2007.
Bo McNally, a Stanford safety from 2006-09, recalled: "He said, 'Look, we're going to be champions here. If you don't think it's possible, we don't want you...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:56 PM
It was just a few ticks of the clock before midnight Thursday when Ed Orgeron blended his own feelings into those of USC football fans.
"Today, I woke up happy," he said, "and I'm not a happy guy."
Friday morning, most USC fans, who had been like...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll addressed USC’s firing of Lane Kiffin, who succeeded Carroll with the Trojans.
“That’s been a real tough time,” Carroll told reporters Monday in Seattle. “It’s been a hard time...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:45 PM
RENTON, Wash. — Marshawn Lynch once made the earth shake. Now, he does the same to Seattle Seahawks headquarters.
The Pro Bowl running back ambles into the locker room at lunchtime, attaches his smartphone to a speaker in his locker and cranks...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:10 PM
USC's next football coach could be....Chad Morris?
I get paid to know who he is, but what about you?
Morris is a 9-1 favorite to be the coach who replaces Lane Kiffin according to odds released by Las Vegas-based website Bovada.
The list basically...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:57 PM
USC needs to answer two fundamental questions as it searches for a new football coach.
Question 1: Should it fall for the sentimental "That old gang of mine" yarn that only a former Trojan like Jack Del Rio or Jeff Fisher can come in and fix this mess?...