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  • USC football: Backup quarterback Max Wittek is ready if needed

    USC football: Backup quarterback Max Wittek is ready if needed
    USC quarterback Max Wittek remains ready if needed. In the days leading up to last season's game against Notre Dame, Wittek was preparing for his first career start. Now he is Cody Kessler's backup. "I just take every day like I'm needed," Wittek...
  • Redskins' Brandon Meriweather suspended two games for hits with helmet

    Redskins' Brandon Meriweather suspended two games for hits with helmet
    Washington Redskins free safety Brandon Meriweather's dangerous habit of leading with his helmet will cost him two games, the latest sanction from a league determined to make the game safer by discouraging blows to the head. The NFL announced Monday...
  • Matt Barkley might start for Eagles at Oakland

    Matt Barkley might start for Eagles at Oakland
    In April, the Oakland Raiders wanted Matt Barkley. Sunday, they just might get him. There's a good chance the Philadelphia Eagles might give the rookie from USC his first NFL start this weekend when they play at Oakland, a team that was angling to...
  • Quarterback Max Wittek will transfer from USC

    Quarterback Max Wittek will transfer from USC
    USC quarterback Max Wittek will forgo participating in spring practice, graduate at the end of the semester and transfer to another school to play his final two seasons of eligibility, he said Wednesday. Wittek, a fourth-year junior, will be able to...
  • Humphreys set to excel at Mater Dei

    Humphreys set to excel at Mater Dei
    With regard to every day, every practice, every play it seems Ben Humphreys is bombarded with choices to make. The decisions hound him, as he realizes each step can be pivotal for a future in football. As he enters an important junior year at Mater...
  • Football great Art Donovan dies at 89

    Football great Art Donovan dies at 89
    Art Donovan, Hall of Fame defensive tackle for the Baltimore Colts, died Sunday. He was 89. Donovan died of a respiratory ailment at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium, Md. He was best known as one of the NFL's greatest storytellers. "Artie made a...
  • Philadelphia Eagles' Riley Cooper has solid practice after return

    Philadelphia Eagles' Riley Cooper has solid practice after return
    Riley Cooper made a splash upon his return to the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday. The controversial receiver, who came back to practice after a video  of him using a racial slur had surfaced, caught three long passes for touchdowns. Cooper, who has...
  • Watch Eli and Peyton Manning's hilarious new rap video/commercial

      Peyton Manning has once again proved why he is the funniest pro athlete around, and brother Eli is not far behind him. The two star in a commercial for a new DirecTV feature that allows users to watch football on their smartphones. And what better...
  • USC football: Cody Kessler and Max Wittek perform well in scrimmage

    USC football: Cody Kessler and Max Wittek perform well in scrimmage
    Quarterbacks Cody Kessler and Max Wittek both performed well Thursday as USC scrimmaged for the first time in preparation for its Aug. 29 opener at Hawaii. Kessler and Wittek are competing to replace Matt Barkley, a competition that might not be decided...
  • With their QB situation a mess, would Raiders chase Matt Barkley?

    With their QB situation a mess, would Raiders chase Matt Barkley?
    With 15 days to go before the start of the NFL regular season, the Oakland Raiders don’t have their answer at quarterback. Presumed starter Matt Flynn played poorly in Friday’s exhibition game against Chicago, completing three of six...
  • Former receivers say USC's Marqise Lee must be patient this season

    Former receivers say USC's Marqise Lee must be patient this season
    Keyshawn Johnson and Curtis Conway were there before. Double-teamed. Physically and verbally challenged by cornerbacks. Shadowed by safeties and linebackers. The former USC and NFL receivers know Marqise Lee's situation. Lee, last season's...