Archive for the ‘USC’ Category

Kiffin, USC Finally Make Another Coaching Hire

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Since he took the job as head football coach at the University of Southern California Lane Kiffin has been a busy man. He deftly avoided being lynched in Knoxville, dodged a fistfight with the perpetually annoying T.J. Simers, has managed to solidify all 14 of the Trojans' committed recruits ...

USC Football Team Sings “Lean On Me” In Meeting

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Pete Carroll's meetings with his USC Trojans have become the stuff of internet legend over the past few seasons. From having players fake-arrested, to impromptu visits from Snoop Dogg and Will Ferrell, the coach Carroll tends to keep the teams meetings, like the rest of his program, on the light ...

Tim Floyd Peaces Out: And You Thought Calipari was Shady

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Tim Floyd sure knows how to make an exit. Very quietly, and out the backdoor to boot. By now you know the story. Floyd resigned his position as head basketball coach at USC on Tuesday, stepping down amid anĀ  investigation by the NCAA into whether (or how much) money changed hands ...

Gregg Doyel Is Bad At Journalism

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Gregg Doyel writes for CBSSports.com and his columns are - to say the least - usually over-the-top, lack proper insight and, frankly, suck. He's the guy who said that College Basketball as we know it is now over because John Calipari is at Kentucky. Yep, completely over. Teams like North ...

USC Song Girls And Today’s Other News

Monday, April 20th, 2009

The USC Song Girls got into bikinis and swam around for a good cause...IN MY PANTS! You know what I'm talking about, right fellas? Eh? Eh? High five. Elijah Dukes was benched, fined $500 and threatened with a minor league demotion by the Washington Nationals after he showed up five minutes ...

The Rumors And Rants National Championship

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Good evening, I'm Bob Costas (pictured at actual size) and welcome to our presentation of the Rumors and Rants National Collegiate Football Championship Trophy (and half-assed homage to KSK since they won the best sports blog award and are officially Rumors and Rants' blog-daddies for another year). The votes have ...

Taylor Mays To Return To USC

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

According to Scott Wolf of the Los Angeles Daily News, junior safety - and sure top 20 pick - Taylor Mays will return to USC for his senior season. Wolf reportedly spoke with USC head coach Pete Carroll last night, who confirmed that Mays, senior defensive back Josh Pinkard and ...

McD’s Bowl Picks Part Five: Rose Bowl and Orange Bowl Edition

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Updated through Orange Bowl Record: 12-10, 8-14 ATS Thursday, January 1, 2009 11:00am ET Outback Bowl South Carolina (7-5) at Iowa (8-4) (-4) How is it that Ricky Stanzi is the best quarterback in this game? That's got to be the first time all season anyone can say that about Iowa's quarterback. I'm perplexed. What happened ...