| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:35 PM
The NCAA must be feeling a bit like Dr. Frankenstein these days: assailed by college football and men's basketball players who reject the NCAA's precious, but mostly mythic, notion that they are student-athletes.
At Northwestern University, a group of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Now that the men have had their opening-round fun, the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament gets its start Saturday with 16 games across the land. UConn opens defense of its title Sunday at Gampel Pavilion against Prairie View at 8.
Here are 10...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:43 PM
LAS VEGAS — This could be a referendum on Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott's vision.
The NCAA tournament selection committee will sequester itself Sunday in something of a conclave of Cardinals that's more Louisville than Vatican City....
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Arizona State fans do love to celebrate.
They did it twice Friday, after a 69-66 double-overtime victory over Arizona, then ranked second. Sun Devils fans charged the court with one second left and after the final horn.
The situation brought safety...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:08 PM
This is a dangerous week for UCLA.
The No. 11 Bruins have a chance to join the elite … but not this Saturday. Road games against No. 5 Stanford (Oct. 19) and No. 2 Oregon (Oct. 26) could get UCLA into the national championship discussion....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Quarterback Brett Hundley had one for the books -- the record books.
His 410 yards passing in a 37-10 victory over California on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl was the third most by a UCLA quarterback and put him over 5,000 yards in two seasons. He 5,...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Clancy Pendergast nearly lost his voice.
Two days into USC's training camp, the new defensive coordinator was speaking with a distinct rasp.
"Just talking to a lot of different guys," Pendergast said after practice Sunday. "It's an active voice, I...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Dan Hubbs will remain as USC's baseball coach.
The Trojans took a $1-million-plus run at coaxing over UCLA Coach John Savage, but when that advance was spurned, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden decided to stay with Hubbs.
Haden said Monday that USC was...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Ed Orgeron happily rocked the world of USC players when he returned desserts to the training table after taking over as the Trojans' interim coach.
On Monday, Orgeron again played the food card.
During USC's team meeting, he treated the Trojans to...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday.
Duke Johnson added...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Ed Orgeron, USC's interim coach, has instilled a sense of fun in Trojans practices this week.
But lost somewhat amid Lane Kiffin's firing and Orgeron's attempt to re-energize players is that the Trojans gave up 62 points in their last game, a 62-41 loss...