| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:41 PM
At the beginning of October, Bill Walton, the UCLA basketball star turned television analyst, went to a Crosby, Stills and Nash concert that was so good, Walton said, that it reminded him of the Pac-12 Conference.
"It was a message of hope and...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Steve Sarkisian made it clear from the start of his tenure as USC's coach: Roster depth would not be used as an excuse.
NCAA sanctions that were in effect the previous three seasons included the reduction of 30 scholarships and a roster cap of 75...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Quote of the day: "A lot of people want to beat USC almost more than they want to beat Stanford."
-- Daniel Lasco, California running back
USC plays California on Thursday night at the Coliseum.
The Trojans improved to 6-3 overall and 5-2 in the ...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 6:11 PM
HARTFORD — One week from now, UConn will be preparing for Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif. That will be a huge game, as big as it gets during the regular season, aside from that trip to Notre Dame in December that always makes one's pulse race.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:07 AM
The College Football Playoff selection committee released its second set of rankings Tuesday night and while there was little change among the top teams, the pecking order did reveal more about the group’s process.
Mississippi State, Florida State...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 12:38 AM
ESPN lost UCLA’s address long ago.
Important Pac-12 Conference business was being done in Eugene (Oregon vs. Stanford) and Tempe (Arizona State vs. Utah) on Saturday.
And Bruins’ fans, those who spend a large chunk of time on message...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Five things to watch this week in college football:
1. Oregon can't be satisfied in thinking its win over Stanford was the last obstacle on its way to the four-team playoff. The Ducks must regroup quickly for next weekend's unexpected championship deal-...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:12 PM
The new College Football Playoff rankings add more insight and a dose of pressure to this week of college football action.
Check out our top six games to watch:
No. 2 Florida State at Louisville
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
The Buzz: Florida...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Notre Dame was the last program you thought would screw up a simple throw and catch.
The Fighting Irish didn't invent the forward pass, but certainly modernized it during a 1913 game against Army.
Gus Dorais and Knute Rockne practiced all summer while...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:46 PM
There was certainly no shortage of messages in my inbox this week, so apologies in advance that I could not get to them all.
It’s not even Sunday morning after a game, but I feel like I could write five things I learned about USC fans.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
No. 4 Baylor (6-0) at West Virginia (4-2)
9 a.m., Fox Sports 1
The over-under is...