| 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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:18 AM
Welcome back to the USC Now mailbag!
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Jim Parsons asks: I...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Tony Orlando may have had the best line on impending prison release: "I'm coming home, I've done my time."
USC returns home Tuesday, and it's a new dawn. Tie a yellow ribbon around the old Felix Chevrolet sign.
USC won't forget what the NCAA so...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Four months ago, Clay Helton was drawing up a postseason game plan and overseeing USC's staff as interim coach of the Trojans.
He guided USC to a Las Vegas Bowl victory over Fresno State in December, and was subsequently rewarded when new Trojans...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:14 PM
Two weeks remain in USC's spring practice, and Coach Steve Sarkisian indicated Tuesday that he would announce a starting quarterback before the Trojans conclude workouts April 19.
"I would suspect we'll do it before the end of spring," Sarkisian said....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Kevon Seymour finished the 2013 season in style.
The USC cornerback was selected defensive player of the game in the Las Vegas Bowl after deflecting a pass and making seven tackles in the Trojans' rout of Fresno State.
The 6-foot, 175-pound junior...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Max Browne worked out the calculations long before he arrived at USC.
Cody Kessler and Max Wittek would be third-year sophomore quarterbacks, with three seasons of eligibility remaining, when Browne enrolled in January 2013.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A new era begins Tuesday at USC.
Steve Sarkisian, who was hired in December, will oversee his first spring workout as the Trojans' coach.
The tumult that marked the 2013 season — the Trojans were playing for their third head coach when they...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:21 PM
USC, as of Tuesday, is officially free.
Its NCAA probation period, the final vestige of penalties that were among the most severe in college sports history, will be complete.
“It's been a long four years,” Athletic Director Pat Haden said....