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USC Athletic Director Pat Haden Works Refs During Stanford Game

By David Fox, 3 months 2 weeks ago
A school or an athletic director communicating on behalf of a coach with league officials regarding a dispute isn’t uncommon — days after the fact.USC athletic director Pat Haden apparently couldn’t wait. At one point in the fourth quarter, Haden spoke with officials on the sideline, shortly after head coach Steve Sarkisian was assessed an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty and...

Pac-12 Week 2 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 3 months 3 weeks ago
All of college football should be watching the Pac-12 this weekend. The two biggest games of the Week 2 slate will be played out West and will feature four teams ranked in the top 15 of the AP Poll. One of which will feature two top-10 teams. In fact, over the last 10 years, only four times has a Pac-12 team ranked in the AP top 10 faced a non-conference foe also ranked in the AP top...

Top-25 foes collide in key Pac-12 tilt

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 3 weeks ago
Stanford, CA ( - Top 25 action takes place in the Pac-12 this weekend, as the 13th-ranked Stanford Cardinal play host to the 14th- ranked USC Trojans.David Shaw's Cardinal are the two-time defending conference champions and opened their season last week with a dominant 45-0 whipping of UC Davis. With the win, Stanford extended the nation's longest current home winning streak to...

USC's Kessler undergoes toe surgery

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 3 weeks ago
Los Angeles, CA ( - USC quarterback Cody Kessler did not practice on Tuesday after having a minor procedure performed on one of his toes.Trojans head coach Steve Sarkisian told reporters afterward that Kessler is scheduled to practice on Wednesday and is in no danger of missing 14th-ranked USC's Pac-12 showdown at No. 13 Stanford on Saturday."We expect him to be full go (...

College Football Matchup - (14) USC at (13) Stanford

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 3 weeks ago
College Football Matchup - (14) USC at (13) Stanford USC Trojans:== Aug 30 - W vs. Fresno State, 52-13== Sep 6 - at Stanford, 3:30 PM== Sep 13 - at Boston College, 8:00 PM== Sep 20 - Open== Sep 27 - vs. Oregon State, TBA== Oct 4 - vs. Arizona State, TBA== Oct 11 - at Arizona, TBA== Oct 18 - vs....

Pac-12 Takeaways: Sarkisian and Petersen have mixed debuts

By Braden Gall, 3 months 3 weeks ago
The Pac-12 held serve in Week 1. But just barely. Most of the contenders — Oregon, Stanford, Arizona State, USC, Arizona and Utah — crushed overmatched opponents to start the year. But UCLA had to fight to top Virginia, and Washington barely held on for a win over Hawaii. Both are considered disappointing showings despite each achieving victory. Oregon...

Previewing the Five Best College Football Games of Week 2

By Braden Gall, 3 months 3 weeks ago
Just when you think you've got it all figured out… the season starts. Texas A&M, Rutgers and Temple got things started on Thursday evening in shocking fashion by pulling off huge upsets. The madness continued on Saturday with a thriller in Dublin between Penn State and UCF before the top two teams in the nation struggled mightily with West Virginia (Alabama) and...

Pac-12 Week 1 Preview and Predictions

By Braden Gall, 3 months 4 weeks ago
Undefeated should be the Pac-12's goal in Week 1. Every team in the league is favored to win its season opener with the exception of Cal — an 11-point underdog on the road at Northwestern. So barring a Golden Bears’ road upset, the league should be hoping to avoid the upset bug in the first weekend of action. All of the league front-runners are huge...

USC's Shaw admits fabricating story

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 4 weeks ago
Los Angeles, CA ( - USC defensive back Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely after admitting he fabricated a story about saving his nephew from drowning.The university said in a news release that Shaw came clean Wednesday and has apologized.Shaw said through an attorney that he was injured in a fall and regrets not telling the truth.His story -- that he suffered two sprained...