| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Cardinal Gibbons quarterback and Washington State commitment Peyton Bender will receive a home visit Thursday from Washington State head coach Mike Leach, Gibbons coach Mike Morrill said.
Bender has been verbally committed to the Cougars since last...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Question: Who would get the fourth berth in the playoff?
That's the question I'd love to see you tackle.
Answer: I tackled this question so hard in Monday's column I almost got called for "targeting."
And that ejection would have...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:10 PM
USC finished off a topsy-turvy season on a high note Saturday with a dominating performance in the Las Vegas Bowl by defeating Fresno State, 45-20.
Game MVP Cody Kessler passed for 344 yards and a bowl record four touchdowns to lead USC (10-4) to the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:15 PM
During his three seasons as Washington State's coach, playing two conference games on the road in three days was no big deal for Tony Bennett. It was standard operating procedure.
With the Atlantic Coast Conference adding nationally televised Monday...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:21 PM
When: 7 p.m. PST.
Where: Jon M. Huntsman Center, Salt Lake City.
On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio: 710.
Records: USC 9-7, 0-3 in Pac-12 play; Utah 12-4, 1-3.
Update: The Trojans are still looking for their first Pac-12 Conference win as they...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Virginia returned six of its top seven scorers from last basketball season, including All-ACC selections Joe Harris and Akil Mitchell. None has played as many minutes this season as freshman London Perrantes.
The appropriate Twitter hashtags: #unexpected...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Gildan New Mexico Bowl - Albuquerque, NM
Saturday, December 21, 2 p.m. - ESPN
Washington State (6-6) vs. Colorado State (7-6)
About the Cougars: They're going to pass the ball, and then pass it some more. Washington State finished the regular season...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Some holiday-season stocking stuffers:
—The Wes Welker situation is now officially serious. The Denver Broncos wide receiver suffered a concussion Nov. 17 against the Kansas City Chiefs. He played the next Sunday.
Last Sunday against the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:30 PM
There were barely four minutes left in a draining Thursday night when Pauley Pavilion was suddenly flush with something so strange, so foreign, players stared into the stands as if watching a miracle of nature.
It was noise. It was booming,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:08 PM
USC opens its 2014 season Aug. 30 against Fresno State, one of six home games in a 12-game regular-season schedule, the school announced Wednesday.
The Trojans, under new Coach Steve Sarkisian, play at the Coliseum against Fresno State, Oregon State,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:52 PM
This USC coaching hire is reminiscent of the Bowl Championship Series standings in November — what a difference a play, and a day, makes.
Like Auburn beating Georgia two weeks ago on a last-second Hail Mary, the sport's volatility never ceases...