Lane Kiffin selling Manhattan Beach mansion for $7 million

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Former USC head football coach Lane Kiffin was dumped by the school back in late September for his team's poor performance and his awful decision-making. But at least Kiffin can fall back on the fact that his decision-making when buying a house was fantastic. Kiffin's 19,246 square foot house in Manhattan ...

Exclusive: Inside the USC coaching search

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Now that Steve Sarkisian has agreed to be the next head football coach at USC we can finally divulge what we know about the entire process and how athletic director Pat Haden arrived at his decision. We had promised sources close to the program that we wouldn't name names until ...

Exclusive: Kevin Sumlin lobbied hard for USC job

Sunday, December 1st, 2013

On Saturday it was announced that Kevin Sumlin had signed a six-year extension to remain the head football coach at Texas A&M for the foreseeable future, sending a clear signal that he wanted to stay in College Station for the long haul. But Rumors and Rants has learned exclusively from ...

Video: Dr. Dre talks to USC football team before Stanford game

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Since Ed Orgeron took over as USC's interim football coach following the firing of Lane Kiffin, he has emphasized fun. Orgeron has treated his team to In-N-Out burgers, Roscoe's chicken and waffles and brought deserts back to the training table. He has also brought in famous fans to address the ...

Video: Ray Lewis speaks to USC football team

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Since Ed Orgeron took over as USC's head football coach after Lane Kiffin's firing, he has tried to completely change the culture of the program. He has done things like adding desserts back to the training table, opening up practice to the media and family members and has also tried ...

USC will consider Ed Orgeron for head coach position

Friday, October 11th, 2013

After leading USC to a 38-31 win over Arizona Thursday night and radically changing the atmosphere around the school's football program in just 12 days, it appears interim head coach Ed Orgeron is, indeed, auditioning for the full-time job. After Thursday's win, USC athletic director Pat Haden said he would ...

USC tops Arizona in first game after Lane Kiffin firing

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Who would have thought that bringing back cookies, opening up practices and adding some fun to football would turn things around quickly at USC? That's exactly what interim head coach Ed Orgeron has done and it showed Thursday night as the Trojans topped Pac-12 foe Arizona 38-31 in the first ...

Matt Barkley’s college career is over thanks to shoulder injury

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

USC head football coach Lane Kiffin confirmed what many suspected on Thursday, as he announced that quarterback Matt Barkley would not be playing in the 2012 Sun Bowl thanks to an injured throwing shoulder. That announcement means that Barkley's storied, record-shattering collegiate career is now over. It's a disappointment for USC ...