| Dec 21, 2014
| 12:27 PM
1. Weird day. Weird ending to the game. What did you expect in another weird year?
But the weirdest ending came in the locker room after the Dolphins beat Minnesota, 37-5, and team owner Steve Ross told the media Joe Philbin would return as coach.
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:27 PM
Same old, same rolled.
The Ghost of UCLA Gassed swooped back down upon the Rose Bowl on Friday in the continuation of a nightmare that has transcended eras, outlived coaches and consistently awakened Bruins fans into a cold sweat.
Stop me if you've...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:08 PM
The moment, in Bill Robles' recollection, came in a flash. Charles Manson grew agitated during his 1970 murder trial and lunged at the judge, a uniformed official tackling him around the waist and averting further mayhem in the courtroom.
Within an hour,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:19 PM
Los Angeles police say they have recovered O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy that was stolen from a display case at USC more than 20 years ago.
The trophy -- the crowning award in college football -- was USC's copy of the statue and was on display in...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Whatever happened to "Obamamania"? Recent polls suggest that race relations have gotten worse since President Barack Obama's 2008 election — or, at least, that more Americans think they have.
It didn't help anybody's feeling of sunny delight...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Terry Donahue was part of 28 UCLA-USC games, as a player, assistant coach and head coach for the Bruins. That hands-on experience led him to one conclusion:
"Every UCLA-USC game, there is a guy who makes the difference," Donahue said. "Whether it's Gary...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
They caught a matinee showing of the action movie "John Wick," spent Sundays poolside at PGA National Resort and Spa and dined at LongHorn Steakhouse, TooJay's Gourmet Deli and Hurricane Grill and Wings.
When they weren't listening to testimony at the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Although it was only a minor role, Hot Property had a star turn in 1995 when former professional football player O.J. Simpson stood trial for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.
A clipping of the column was...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:40 PM
As UCLA football fans have learned, the journey to becoming an elite college football program is not an easy one. If the Bruins wish to take that next step, winning today's game is a requirement. With USC coming off scholarship sanctions, any type of loss...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Want a question answered in a future USC Now mailbag?
Don't hesitate to email me at LNThiry@gmail.com and I will respond on a future Friday.
Here is a sample of what you wrote in about this week.
Observation: Perhaps LenDale White is still a little...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
FX Prods. has added another prominent film production company to its roster of development partners, signing a first-look pact with Escape Artists.
The deal marks the first TV foray for the banner founded in 2001 by producers Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal...