| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:43 PM
— A victorious homecoming proved to be bittersweet for Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans, who has a torn Achilles tendon, according to multiple reports that were confirmed by his agent Ben Dogra.
This means his season is over and that...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:11 PM
One former USC quarterback started and another finished in the Philadelphia Eagles’ 45-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Monday night at Lincoln Financial Field.
Mark Sanchez started in place of injured Nick Foles – his first start...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:17 PM
Estancia High earned an impressive 28-3 win over Costa Mesa in the Battle for the Bell game Friday night at Jim Scott Stadium.
It enabled the Eagles (5-2, 2-0 in the Orange Coast League), ranked No. 4 in the CIF Southern Section Southern Division poll,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Cody Kessler's phone started buzzing shortly after he put his name in USC's record book.
Kessler said former USC quarterbacks Matt Barkley, Matt Leinart and Mark Sanchez all sent congratulatory messages last weekend after he passed for seven...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 1:21 PM
USC quarterback Cody Kessler, who passed for a school record seven touchowns against Colorado, was selected as the Pac-12 Conference offensive player of the week.
Kessler broke Matt Barkley’s USC record for touchdown passes in a game. Barkley...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 9:54 PM
Cody Kessler stood high on a ladder before USC's marching band, pumping the sword in his right hand above his head.
Kessler's day was done, a seven-touchdown passing parade against Colorado putting him in the Trojans' record book above all other USC...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:15 PM
USC will debut an alternate helmet Saturday against Colorado, which should provide plenty of fodder for debate among Trojans traditionalists and fashion-forward-thinking fans.
But will the shinier, new-look Trojans be any different than the ones that...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Quarterback Brett Hundley came back to UCLA this season with a to-do list after deciding to put off the NFL draft for a year:
•Win a Pac-12 Conference football championship.
•Take a run at the national title.
•Take a December trip...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Reader Patrick Gallagher of Long Beach demands more notes columns. Statistics say we'd better respond.
In a recent scientifically inconclusive Los Angeles Times readership poll of 200 nuns, 47 ex-felons and 622 out-of-work lawyers, my regular readership...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:05 AM
— An angry Philadelphia Eagles team turned their critics, not to mention their opponents, into believers Sunday night.
Coming through with their most complete effort of the season, they punished the visiting New York Giants 27-0 to remain tied...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:00 PM
USC fans certainly haven't lacked material to email me about this season.
Josh Shaw's false heroic narrative, Anthony Brown's claims, Pat Haden's trip to the sideline, and now a game-winning Hail Mary against the Trojans.
Should I mention that...