| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:48 PM
We have never been so excited to rank a team riding a three-game losing streak and coming off a 23-point Bridgepoint Holiday Bowl defeat to five-loss Baylor.
UCLA had never made the Holiday Bowl before last season and, at this rate, a first trip to...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:01 PM
USC returns to the Las Vegas Bowl for the first time since 2001 with hopes of defeating Fresno State and ending its tumultuous season with 10 victories. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines:
USC quarterback Cody Kessler...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:34 PM
A day after Lane Kiffin drove an ice cream truck and delivered treats to members of the Trojan Marching Band, USC's coach and his players returned to practice Friday to start game preparations for Hawaii.
Kiffin still hasn't publicly chosen a flavor...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:37 AM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:48 PM
As recruiting coordinator and interim coach at USC, Ed Orgeron has identified his quarry.
There is the wide receiver, regarded as perhaps the best in the nation. Tight ends, linemen, linebackers and several defensive backs also have been targeted....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Brian Banks, who is fighting for a job with the Atlanta Falcons, said his debut in a preaseason game on Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals "was better than any roller-coaster ride you can ever get on."
Banks, a 28-year-old from Long Beach...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll addressed USC’s firing of Lane Kiffin, who succeeded Carroll with the Trojans.
“That’s been a real tough time,” Carroll told reporters Monday in Seattle. “It’s been a hard time...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:47 PM
They coach the same game, with the same-sized fields and same oblong ball. They both wear whistles, headsets and sunglasses that hide sleep-starved eyes closer to Xs than O's.
But the difference between being a head football coach in college and the NFL...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 8:20 PM
The Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs still have perfect records.
The New England Patriots were only perfect when they needed to be.
In a frenetic finish that will be woven into Patriots lore, Tom Brady threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to rookie...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Seattle, Denver, New England and Kansas City remained unblemished.
The rest of the NFL remained unbelievable.
Cleveland beat Cincinnati? The Browns were supposed to be cooked a couple weeks ago when they traded running back Trent Richardson to...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Peyton Manning threw seven touchdown passes Thursday night in Denver's 49-27 throttling of Baltimore in the Kickoff Opener.
His dad, Archie, had three NFL seasons with at least 10 starts when he didn't throw seven all year.
Archie texted Peyton...