| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Lane Kiffin finally made the call.
Throughout the off-season and spring practice, USC's football coach evaluated whether he should keep or relinquish play-calling responsibilities for the 2013 season.
With training camp set to open Aug. 3, Kiffin...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This could be the start of something big.
Or it could just cause for football fans to wonder why so many players are suddenly such big supporters of the Kwik-E-Mart clerk on "The Simpsons."
Some players from Georgia, Georgia Tech and Northwestern...
| 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 27, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I hope you and the media start a campaign to stop the NCAA scheduling these massacre football games. It is a scam, a sham and a shame. . . . Urban Meyer has the guts leading, 55-0, to go for it on fourth and six? He...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Calling the NCAA "a dictatorship," former Northwestern football player Kain Colter joined national labor leaders in Chicago to announce that the newly formed College Athletes Players Association had petitioned the regional office of the National Labor...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:24 PM
USC quarterback Max Wittek will forgo participating in spring practice, graduate at the end of the semester and transfer to another school to play his final two seasons of eligibility, he said Wednesday.
Wittek, a fourth-year junior, will be able to...
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Despite the uncertainty still lingering over Miami’s program because of a lengthy NCAA investigation, the Miami Hurricanes are off to their best start since 2004.
As Miami prepares to face North Carolina in a Thursday night matchup of ACC...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Los Angeles looks lush.
But as often noted, it is actually an arid wasteland where nothing but artifice and self-interest sprouts naturally. That's the cynical, archetypal reading. For instance, two thirds of the way into Nathanael West's cynical,...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Who could be some of the surprise players to emerge from spring practice for the Terps?
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Terrell Lewis got the break he was looking for on Friday when Georgia Tech extended a football scholarship offer to the Ocoee linebacker/safety.
The way Lewis figures, an early first offer will help to serve notice that he’s out there as college...