Irony, not love, makes the world go 'round.
The latest evidence: Gardena Serra High football coach Scott Altenberg, who bleeds UCLA blue, has built a beleaguered little program into a prep football powerhouse, only to see most of his prodigies go on to play for USC.
Like swallows to a church bell, they flock to USC at signing time. Marqise Lee, Robert Woods, George Farmer, Adoree' Jackson. You could build a Super Bowl contender around the skill players Altenberg has mentored. Even the Bolshoi hasn't developed this many breath-taking leapers.
In this week of weeks, consider Altenberg's plight. Working his tail off late into the night at a diverse little Catholic school on...