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  • In the matter of USC's Josh Shaw, a leap of faith falls flat

    In the matter of USC's Josh Shaw, a leap of faith falls flat
    We so badly wanted to believe it. During a time when so many of our football players are running the streets creating chaos, we so badly wanted to believe in the one who jumped from a balcony to save a life. This was not a football player who...
  • Minnesota gymnastics coach out after sexual harassment investigations

    The University of Minnesota announced the resignation of women's gymnastics coach Meg Stephenson on Thursday afternoon. Complaints from students and employees produced two university investigations that led to Stephenson's "mutually agreed-upon"...
  • Who is Josh Shaw? A look at the fifth-year USC cornerback

    Josh Shaw, a bullet-point biography: Team: USC football Year: Redshirt senior Major: Sociology Position: Cornerback/Safety Height: 6 feet 1 inch Weight: 200 pounds Birthdate: March 27, 1992  Hometown: Palmdale, CA High School: Palmdale...
  • James Franklin will build a program 'as good as' Paterno's, Lou Holtz says

    James Franklin will build a program 'as good as' Paterno's, Lou Holtz says
    What the NCAA did in sanctioning Penn State was "criminal," but the program is in good hands with James Franklin, ESPN's Lou Holtz said Thursday. Speaking at Saucon Valley Country Club prior to the U.S. Mid-Amateur golf tournament, Holtz said that he...
  • For first-year NFL coaches, the time to succeed is now ... not later

    For first-year NFL coaches, the time to succeed is now ... not later
    More than ever, NFL owners are long on expectations and short on patience with new coaches. And can you blame them? Consider the success last year's new coaches had, with Philadelphia's Chip Kelly, Kansas City's Andy Reid and San Diego's Mike McCoy...
  • NFL rookie QB crop headed not by Johnny Manziel, but ... Derek Carr?

    In each of the last six NFL seasons, at least one rookie quarterback has started an opener. That trend will continue this season — although the Oakland Raiders nearly ran out the play clock before deciding. The Raiders announced Monday that...
  • Focused Trojans romp past Fresno State in opener, 52-13

    Focused Trojans romp past Fresno State in opener, 52-13
    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....
  • The Josh Shaw case: Another sign that big-college football must go

    The joke around Southern California long has been that Los Angeles doesn't need an NFL team because it already has a pro franchise -- USC football. The Josh Shaw case is another indication that the joke's on USC. We reported recently, in connection with...
  • Terps and scholarships [Editorial]

    To those who follow college athletics only casually, the announcement last week that the University of Maryland will henceforth award athletic scholarships on a multi-year basis instead of year-to-year may sound like a minor change. But in fact, it's a...
  • FSU QB Winston embraces Heisman chase

    The Sports Xchange By Danny Aller, The Sports Xchange FSU QB Winston embraces Heisman chase TALLAHASSEE -- Jameis Winston's freshman season at Florida State was the stuff of legend: Unbeaten, 14-0 record. Conference and national championships. NCAA...
  • Closer Look At UConn's Quarterbacks

    Closer Look At UConn's Quarterbacks
    Listed in alphabetical order: Tim Boyle SOPHOMORE, 6-3, 216 Division I experience: 5 games High school: Xavier (Middletown) Helped Xavier to three consecutive CIAC LL titles and was Connecticut High School Coaches Association player of the year as...