| 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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Reading more than 140 characters. Who needs Twitter for questions when we have the good ol' fashioned way.
You wrote in. Here are this week's responses.
Jim Parsons asks: I...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Getting a line on opening weekend was not easy.
Selection committee members, as you read this, are rearranging all the postseason Post-it notes on their refrigerators.
Texas A&M moved up near the freezer compartment, replacing down-by-carrots-now...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:09 PM
This was supposed to be a back-to-the-business-of-football season for USC.
NCAA penalties were in the past. Unpredictable Lane Kiffin was out as coach.
Steve Sarkisian was ready to make his debut at the controls of a new-look, nationally ranked team....
| Aug 24, 2014
| 7:00 AM
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden was absent from the annual “Salute to Troy” event Saturday night on campus.
Haden had been hospitalized twice in the last two days because he was not feeling well, a person with knowledge of the situation...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Turn out the lights, the parity's over. The Bowl Championship Series era of equal access and catering to college football's "little guys" ended Monday night at the Rose Bowl when Florida State ended the Southeastern Conference's winning streak. The new...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 PM
LAS VEGAS — New USC Coach Steve Sarkisian could face penalties, including suspension, if allegations that an assistant on his Washington staff paid for private tutoring and online classes for a recruit are found to be true.
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:04 PM
USC will play Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl, the Pac-12 Conference announced Sunday.
The Trojans, 9-4 overall, will play the 11-1 Bulldogs on Dec. 21 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m.
USC also is scheduled to play Fresno State in...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:56 PM
UCLA started the new decade in the 2000 Sun Bowl by carrying on a '90s tradition -- losing to Wisconsin in a bowl game.
The Badgers beat the Bruins twice in the Rose Bowl, in the 1993 and 1998 seasons. In the 2000 Sun Bowl in El Paso, UCLA blew a 20-7...