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UCLA head coach Jim Mora instructs his team in warm ups before an NCAA college football game against Texas, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Sad state of affairs for UCLA and USC football

For a season that started so hopefully for fans of the UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans—at the turn to November it’s not looking so great. USC is 5-3 thanks to losses to Boston College, Arizona […]

10/27/2014

Cody Kessler

No. 16 USC yields last-gasp TD, loses 38-34 to ASU

Southern California had a nine-point lead with less than 3 minutes left. The 16th-ranked Trojans recovered two onside kicks and got a 53-yard touchdown run by Javorius Allen in the final moments. And it still […]

10/05/2014

Justin Davis, Cody Kessler, Steve Sarkisian

No. 16 USC’s defense eager for Arizona State test

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two games into Southern California’s conference schedule, the 16th-ranked Trojans still don’t know if they’re ready to defend the explosive spread offenses found throughout the Pac-12. That’s because the Trojans (3-1, […]

10/02/2014

Oakland Raiders football helmet on the field. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

The Drive: Breaking up is hard to do

On Monday’s The Drive with George Wrighster and Brett Winterble the guys discussed when is it alright to “break up” with your team and jump ship to another? They also discussed the rumored break up […]

09/29/2014

USC running back Javorius Allen (37) is tackled by Boston College defensive tackle Truman Gutapfel (97) and linebacker Steven Daniels, left, during the first quarter of their NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

No. 17 USC faces heat wave, regroups in bye week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The heat is on for No. 17 Southern California. Morning practices are not early enough to allow the Trojans to avoid a September heat wave during their bye week, and those […]

09/18/2014

Drum Major from the Southern California's Trojan leads the band with place kicker Andre Heidari, left, after the NCAA football game against Stanford on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

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No. 9 SOUTHERN CAL (2-0) at BOSTON COLLEGE (1-1), 8 P.M. ESPN Line: Southern Cal by 17 Series Record: Southern Cal leads 4-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE Coming off an emotional victory at Stanford, USC is […]

09/12/2014

USC Trojans logo

DE Williams shrugs off ankle injury for No. 9 USC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California defensive end Leonard Williams was limited in practice Wednesday because of an ankle injury, one day after being held out of practice entirely. Based on recent history, that doesn’t […]

09/11/2014

Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan (8) hands off to running back Barry Sanders (26) against Southern California in a NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

No. 15 Stanford trying to regroup from loss to USC

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Hogan is sore after most games, so the aches Stanford’s quarterback woke up with Sunday following a frustrating 13-10 home loss to Southern California were no different than usual. Getting […]

09/10/2014

Southern California head coach Steve Sarkisian argues a referees call during the second half against Stanford in a NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. Southern California won 13-10. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Pac-12 fines USC AD $25K for confronting officials

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded and fined Southern California athletic director Pat Haden $25,000 for coming down to the field at Stanford Stadium on Saturday and confronting game officials. Pac-12 Commissioner […]

09/08/2014

Southern California running back Javorius Allen (37) breaks a Stanford tackle for a first down during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. USC won 13-10. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

No. 14 USC holds off No. 13 Stanford, 13-10

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — New Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian smiled, pumped his fist and threw his arms in the air as his players jumped around the sideline at Stanford Stadium. All of the emotions […]

09/08/2014

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