| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Relevance was fleeting for the USC basketball program.
The Trojans made NCAA tournament appearances in three consecutive years for the first time in school history and were attracting players capable of making them conference championship contenders....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Buffalo receiver Stevie Johnson has been able to experience the thrill of beating AFC East rival New England just once in the 10 times the two teams have played since he was drafted by the Bills in 2008.
But have no fear, Bills fans. Johnson has come up...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 9:04 PM
By Diane Pucin
Here is what people have been expecting from the USC basketball team as coached by Andy Enfield, whose Florida Gulf Coast squad last season was nicknamed "Dunk City."
With about seven minutes left Sunday in the Trojans' game against...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:42 PM
USC Coach Andy Enfield praises Byron Wesley after nearly every game.
The 6-foot-5 junior guard leads the Trojans with 17.6 points and 8.0 rebounds per game.
Omar Oraby, the 7-2 center, says it is a joy to watch Wesley practice.
"He is so...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:48 PM
If atmosphere counts, if having fans in seats, fans who make noise, who clap or boo or even just go buy a hot dog, if any of that matters, then USC had no chance Sunday at Galen Center against Cal State Bakersfield.
But if it is the team that should...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Omar Oraby is 7 feet 2 and stands up straight as a light pole. Sometimes kids who are extremely tall try to look less tall. They hunch their shoulders. They nonchalantly bend their knees.
But Oraby is proud of who he is.
He's proud of his height. He...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:12 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Arizona is picked to win the Pac-12 conference regular-season basketball title this year according to a vote of media members.
The Wildcats had 21 first-place votes in polling announced at the conference's annual media day Thursday....
| Oct 27, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Julian Jacobs, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound freshman guard for USC had been recruited to be a Trojan by then-Coach Kevin O'Neill, who played a style of basketball where if either team scored 50 points it seemed as if the scoreboard at Galen Center might explode....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:14 PM
As USC grinds through training camp — 19 players sat out practice Tuesday because of injuries, Coach Lane Kiffin said — Su'a Cravens pushes on.
The freshman safety is expected to play, and possibly start, when the Trojans open the season...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:57 PM
UCLA fans better get used to the sight of Steve Alford. Win or lose, he's going to be around for quite some time.
That's because UCLA's new head basketball coach is bound to the program — and it to him — by a $10.4-million buyout clause...
| 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,...