| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:54 PM
You can't fault the University of California's official team store for wanting to get out ahead of the team's stupendous road upset over Arizona on Saturday night.
The store seized on "victory" to offer fans a 25% discount on hats.
Cal went 0-9 in the...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Pac-12 football has relentlessly tracked the Southeastern Conference for years — almost like Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner.
The pursuit produced its share of botched ACME dynamite explosions, but could the SEC finally be cornered?
| 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....
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:50 PM
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 72nd year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the fourth meeting of the year.
The St. Francis High football team, ranked...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 11:28 AM
USC is ranked No. 15 in the preseason Associated Press media poll, which was released Sunday.
Florida State is the top-ranked team, Alabama second, Oregon third, Oklahoma fourth and Ohio State fifth.
UCLA is ranked No. 7.
Los Angeles Times reporters...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:09 PM
USC Coach Steve Sarkisian breaks down tape of practice each night with his eyes on the screen and a stopwatch at hand.
Sarkisian meticulously clocks the time the offense takes between plays.
The Trojans' new fast-paced, no-huddle offense is designed...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Acknowledging that college football's new four-team playoff could someday inch toward a larger basketball-style tournament, we continue our Super 16 countdown, with No. 11 USC:
What Steve Sarkisian is trying to do in his first year at USC should not...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Those of us thinking it would take something Biblical to reboot L.A.'s crosstown football rivalry got to check "flood" off the list after UCLA's Pauley Pavilion was turned into an aquarium by a busted pipe on Sunset Boulevard.
There hasn't been so...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:46 PM
The tumult of last season is a memory.
New USC Coach Steve Sarkisian indoctrinated Trojans players into his fast-paced, no-huddle offense during spring practice, leaving them little time and energy to reflect on the upheaval that occurred during Lane...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Aug. 30: Fresno State, 4:30 p.m.
Steve Sarkisian watched from the press box last December as the Lane Kiffin-Ed Orgeron-Clay Helton era ended with a victory over Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Now, Sarkisian debuts as USC's coach...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
It's mid-September and people are taking more summer vacation. What is this, France?
UCLA players this week take a well-deserved break even though classes haven't started yet, while USC's bye week makes two straight if you count last week's effort...