| Apr 21, 2014
| 5:02 PM
SANTA MONICA — USC senior Kirby Burnham, a former Newport Harbor High standout, and freshman Sarah Hughes, a former Mater Dei star and Costa Mesa native, swept through four matches to win the inaugural Pac-12 Invitational pairs bracket...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Cassie Harberts played last summer on a USA women's basketball team that won a World University Games gold medal in Russia.
The USC forward had plenty in common with her teammates — except one thing: She was the lone player with no NCAA tournament...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Wednesday is the first day high school seniors can sign an early national letter of intent for all sports but football, soccer, track and field, cross country and men's water polo. Across Southern California, athletes are celebrating with classmates and...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:29 AM
In the wee hours after a game in which it had been finally and completely transformed into something else, something small and embarrassing and even irrelevant, the USC football program has finally been slapped with some sense.
Pat Haden has fired...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:50 PM
ATHENS, Ga. -- Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, ran for another score, and led No. 9 Georgia to a 45-21 victory over pesky North Texas on Saturday.
Murray overcame an early interception in the end zone, hooking up with freshman...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Lane Kiffin was never the long-term solution for USC football.
He was an eleventh-hour poker play in 2010 by former athletic director Mike Garrett, a desperate short-term move to save a program from the NCAA sanctions that were about to be handed down...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Football coach Jim Mora, after a being enticed by Washington, has decided to stay at UCLA.
Mora received a contract extension from UCLA, plus promises to increase pay for his assistant coaches and a commitment to improve the program’s facilities....
| 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 28, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Ed Orgeron hovered over Southern California in a helicopter, traversing the region in search of prospects.
It was a Friday night, and Orgeron was less than two weeks into his new role as USC's interim coach.
Before Lane Kiffin was fired on Sept. 29,...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:37 PM
USC quarterback Cody Kessler and receiver Marqise Lee suffered injuries against Utah State, but Coach Lane Kiffin said Sunday that he expected both to be "fine" for the Pac-12 Conference game Saturday at Arizona State.
Kessler injured his right hand...