Judge says NCAA “malicious” during investigation of USC football

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Former USC running backs coach Todd McNair essentially had his career ended by the NCAA's punishment of the school's football program. The NCAA ruled that McNair "knew or should have known" about payments from a wannabe sports agent to running back Reggie Bush, despite a serious lack of evidence. Now McNair ...

Mike Singletary: Taylor Mays Is The 49ers Most Annoying Rookie

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Much was made about USC safety Taylor Mays' slide at the 2010 NFL Draft. Once projected as a Top 10 pick, Mays instead dropped to the second round, where he was snagged by the San Francisco 49ers with the No. 49 pick. The 6'3, 235-pound safety who ran the second-fastest 40-yard ...

USC’s Penalties From NCAA Far Too Harsh *(UPDATED)

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Well it appears the NCAA finally handed down their punishment to the University of Southern California, and what the committee on infractions sent to the university regarding its football program is a total head-scratcher. Reports are saying that USC's football program will face a two-year postseason ban, the loss of ...

Proof Taylor Mays Was Faster Than 4.43 At The Combine

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

There has been a lot of debate over USC safety Taylor Mays' 40-yard dash time at the NFL Scouting Combine yesterday. Unofficially Mays clocked times of 4.34 and 4.24. His best time was later downgraded to a 4.43, which still gave him the fastest time of any defensive back at ...

Barred From Seeing A Great Finish

Monday, September 14th, 2009

So I took a trip to Chicago on Saturday morning, riding the Amtrak from Indianapolis to Chi-Town's Union Station for a weekend of Windy City Madness. The plan was to meet our resident legal expert "Booter" early Saturday, find an appropriate sports bar and watch football all day, culminating in ...

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 ...