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  • 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...
  • USC fires Lane Kiffin as football coach

    USC fires Lane Kiffin as football coach
    Lane Kiffin, who has coached USC’s football team since 2010, has been relieved of his duties, Athletic Director Pat Haden announced early Sunday. Kiffin was fired hours after the Trojans lost to Arizona State, 62-41, at Tempe, Ariz. The loss...
  • Matt Barkley agrees to terms with Philadelphia Eagles

    Former USC quarterback Matt Barkley and the Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms on a four-year contract, the NFL team announced on its website. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Barkley was selected by the Eagles in the fourth round of the draft,...
  • Virgen's View: Barkley aims for completion in NFL

    Virgen's View: Barkley aims for completion in NFL
    When Matt Barkley agreed to a four-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, much of the talk shifted to the money the quarterback lost for staying another year at USC. Whatever the amount (terms of the contract weren't disclosed), he...
  • Ravens join NFL teams in Indianapolis for this week's scouting combine

    Ravens join NFL teams in Indianapolis for this week's scouting combine
    NFL teams already have their stopwatches poised to time draft prospects at the annual scouting combine that begins Wednesday in Indianapolis. Should Notre Dame inside linebacker Manti Te'o or Georgia inside linebacker Alec Ogletree plummet to the...
  • Tavon Austin, other random NFL combine thoughts

    Tavon Austin, other random NFL combine thoughts
    The NFL’s annual pre-draft meat market wraps up Tuesday, but one of the players generating the most buzz at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis was former Dunbar star Tavon Austin. His 4.34 in the 40-yard dash Sunday validated the gigabytes...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    If Manti Te'o drops to the Bears do you take him? Also, if Matt Barkley drops to the second round do you take a gamble on him to groom him for the future? -- Tim Miller, Endwell, N.Y. I would consider Te'o if I were the Bears, without a doubt, and take...
  • Virgen's View: Barkley, Walters among four honored at Mater Dei

    For Matt Barkley Thursday was a return to the school where he made his name and received an honor that football coach Bruce Rollinson said was long overdue. Jon Walters called his feat a culmination of the work he had put in during his time at Mater Dei...
  • 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...