| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:28 PM
This is supposed to be Lane Kiffin's final season, the involuntary end of a four-year career marred by deflated footballs, phony jersey numbers and a Sun Bowl disgrace.
This is apparently news to Lane Kiffin.
As his USC team prepares for its season...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:20 PM
USC did not immediately return to Los Angeles after its season-opening victory at Hawaii, staying one more night at its beachfront hotel before a scheduled return Friday.
The extended stay was planned. The Trojans' continuing search for a starting...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I can understand why you don't read your own lousy newspaper, but USC is ranked No. 25 [by the Associated Press]. Don't worry, we will never accuse you of being a homer.
I realize it is old news, but your sports...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:28 PM
It is not every day when USC, Texas, Notre Dame and Florida all lose football games on the same day.
It happened Saturday, in fact, for the first time since Sept. 11, 1976.
These proud programs have 19 combined Associated Press national titles, but...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:48 PM
Two games into the 2013 season, there are two words that perfectly describe the state of the USC football program.
They are two words that echoed through the bowels of the Coliseum late Saturday night, two words chanted by thousands of voices, two words...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:06 PM
After reading about Arte "I have the means to move the team elsewhere" Moreno and the lease negotiations with the city of Anaheim, it sure makes me glad I'm a Dodgers fan. It would seem the one angle Mr. Moreno has forgotten about is the fans. You know,...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 10:18 PM
Max Wittek took snaps from the first-team center during warmups, was first up when quarterbacks began throwing passes to receivers and again during seven-on-seven drills.
Cody Kessler took the first snap with the offense during a pre-workout drill and...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:25 PM
A year ago, USC was the preseason toast of college football, a program with the sport's most experienced quarterback and expectations of winning a national title.
It's a different scenario heading into Saturday's first training camp practice....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On the eve of Friday's Pac-12 Conference media day, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden released a "State of Football" video Thursday night and backed Coach Lane Kiffin.
The Trojans are coming off a 7-6 season, which featured an embarrassing loss to Georgia...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:12 PM
The mixed messages about college football keep coming.
The most recent was sent via USC's Matt Barkley, who should be, and is, above reproach in matters involving deportment and decision making as a major-college student-athlete. When it was time for...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 7:25 PM
EL PASO — A football season that once swaggered through the warmth of a No. 1 ranking has curled up and expired in a cold, remote desert, buffeted by a chilled and foreboding wind.
The kid coach is bundled in a black hoodie and wearing sunglasses....