| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:17 AM
A man broke the fall of a woman who was apparently trying to commit suicide by jumping from the third-level deck at O.co Coliseum following the Oakland Raiders' loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.
The man, identified by the San Jose Mercury News...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The city-owned Los Angeles Convention Center entered a new era Tuesday when the private company hired to run the facility named its new general manager.
Anschutz Entertainment Group, which won a contract to run the center in October, named Brad...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The improbable dream is now even more unlikely.
The romantic idea of an NFL stadium at Chavez Ravine, one that overlooks downtown Los Angeles, was already a long shot. News that Frank McCourt is in position to demand some involvement only increases...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On his last day of work, they came for him in an ambulance, the old usher being carried out the same back exit of Dodger Stadium where he had once stood guard.
For 55 years, Ira Hawkins had patrolled the Coliseum, then Chavez Ravine, for late hours...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:34 PM
USC practiced at the Coliseum on Sunday night, giving players an opportunity to work out under the Trojans' home stadium lights.
They shined bright on quarterback Cody Kessler.
Coach Lane Kiffin continues to hold off naming Kessler or Max Wittek the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:03 PM
USC coaches assigned receivers Marqise Lee and Darreus Rogers as training camp roommates, a move that appears to be paying big dividends.
Lee, the All-American, remains sidelined because of a bone bruise. But his influence is rubbing off on Rogers,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Peyton Manning doesn't face Dallas too often, but the Denver quarterback isn't likely to be surprised by what he sees Sunday from Cowboys defenders.
"Peyton practiced against it for seven years," said Tony Dungy, Manning's former head coach in...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
On the eve of Friday's Pac-12 Conference media day, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden released a "State of Football" video Thursday night and backed Coach Lane Kiffin.
The Trojans are coming off a 7-6 season, which featured an embarrassing loss to Georgia...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Clancy Pendergast nearly lost his voice.
Two days into USC's training camp, the new defensive coordinator was speaking with a distinct rasp.
"Just talking to a lot of different guys," Pendergast said after practice Sunday. "It's an active voice, I...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
College football is no longer the "Saturday's America" sportswriter Dan Jenkins wrote about all those years ago.
It is now "Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday's America … and Monday's too."
It used to be only hungry-for-exposure conferences took...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Playing quarterback is tough enough without having a sports hernia that causes your body to jackknife with every nose tickle.
Derek Carr suffered quietly, but his 2012 season was nothing to sneeze at. He led Fresno State to its first share of a...