| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Conference races are beginning to clear up after a holiday weekend. Here is a quick look at which teams are set for championship weekend and which teams still have some work ahead of them:
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Memphis (8-3, 6-1), UCF (8-3,...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Leonte Carroo's breakout game came during Rutgers' first game of last season, a 52-51 overtime defeat at the hands of Fresno State.
Star quarterback Derek Carr was the catalyst for Fresno State, throwing for 456 yards and five touchdowns. But Carroo was...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
Indiana (3-7) at No. 6 Ohio State (9-1)
9 a.m., Big Ten Network (BTN)
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:45 PM
The halfway point of a brand new season, with a brand new system, has prompted plenty of questions.
We'll start in the Pac-12 Conference with Stanford and ask:
•What if Dr. Condoleezza Rice's favorite team knew how to close out games?...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:58 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Ryan McAleenan (St. Francis, 2012) University of Las Vegas Nevada sophomore: A journey that saw the Glendale native head from San Jose State to College of the Canyons hit a new peak...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Boise State (1-1) at Connecticut (1-1)
9 a.m., ESPN2
Had things worked out as planned — but do they ever? — this would have been a major league Big East game between schools that have played in the Fiesta Bowl since 2005.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Welcome back to the USC Now mailbag!
Do you know what's great about email?
Reading more than 140 characters. Who needs Twitter for questions when we have the good ol' fashioned way.
You wrote in. Here are this week's responses.
Jim Parsons asks: I...
| Sep 13, 2014
Thank you, Gov. Chris Christie. By lifting the ban on sports wagering at New Jersey casinos and racetracks, you have made this column a must-read for the fine folks of your state.
Indiana (minus 7.5) at Bowling Green: You know times are tough when you...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:38 PM
USC's new no-huddle offense moved up and down the field with speed and efficiency, veterans and talented freshmen adding spectacular accents.
The Trojans' new defense was mostly stout and created opportunities.
On Saturday at the Coliseum, the No....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The NCAA women's basketball tournament begins Saturday with 16 games at eight sub-regional sites, including UCLA.
Nebraska (25-6), the No. 4-seeded team in the Lincoln Regional, plays No. 13-seeded Fresno State (22-10) at 1 p.m. at Pauley Pavilion....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. -- Tournament MVP Brett Bisping had 20 points and nine rebounds for Siena, which cruised past Fresno State, 81-68, in the decisive Game 3 of the College Basketball Invitational championship series Saturday.
Rob Poole added 23 points...