In Season Of Zooms And Quarantine, USC, UCLA Both Underdogs In First-Ever Joint Elite Eight AppearanceAfter a year that was unlike any other in recent memory, UCLA and USC are both gunning for a spot in the NCAA men's basketball tournament's Final Four.
UCLA, USC Both In Elite Eight In Same Year For First Time EverIf the crosstown rivals were to win, they would face off on Saturday, April 3 in Indianapolis.
USC Wins Highest-Scoring Rose Bowl Ever, Tops Penn State 52-49Matt Boermeester kicked his third field goal of the game, a 46-yarder, on the final play Monday to give Southern California a 52-49 victory over Penn State in the highest-scoring Rose Bowl ever.
USC's Road To The NCAA TournamentAfter a four-year drought, USC is back in the NCAA Tournament. Andy Enfield, best known for taking Florida Gulf Coast to the Sweet 16, has the Trojans dancing in his third season. How did they get there?
USC's Haden Skips Meeting In Protest Of Indiana Law"I am the proud father of a gay son," USC's athletic director posted on Twitter. "In his honor, I will not be attending the CFP committee meeting in Indy this week."
5 Must Watch College Football Games This WeekendThe first college football playoff rankings come out Tuesday so the Top 25 teams around the country are definitely looking to defend their ranking or move up by notching a big win. With that being said, let's take a look at the five most important and must watch college football games this weekend.
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Browne's Hot Hand & MoreWest Virginia coach Bob Huggins told me on Tuesday in Morgantown that junior guard Gary Browne has been the Mountaineers' best shooter so far in preseason practice.
Heisman Watch: Clemson's Tajh Boyd Takes Center Stage Vs NC StateClemson quarterback Tajh Boyd passed for 270 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for two more in a season-opening victory over Georgia, confirming Boyd as one of the top Heisman contenders this season.
Rothstein: Bold Hire At Minnesota, Old Big East's New Name & More NCAA NotesGive Minnesota athletic director Norwood Teague credit. After firing Tubby Smith and striking out on Fred Hoiberg and Mick Cronin, Teague made a bold hire with Richard Pitino.
See Ya, 'Dunk City': Andy Enfield Leaves Florida Gulf Coast For USCSouthern California hired Andy Enfield as men's basketball coach on Monday night after he took Florida Gulf Coast to the round of 16 of the NCAA tournament.
Reuland Tells Jets' Teammate Sanchez To Remember His ChildhoodIs under pressure Jets' quarterback Mark Sanchez fixable?
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College BasketballOne of the major keys to San Diego State's 6-1 start is Utah transfer JJ O'Brien. The 6-7 forward has blended perfectly alongside the Aztecs' talented perimeter of Xavier Thames, Chase Tapley, and Jamaal Franklin and given Steve Fisher one of the better glue guys in the country.
Keidel: From Jets Star To Befuddled Backup, 'The Sanchise' Is DoneWhatever intangible that makes an athlete great -- call it swagger, confidence, mojo, or moxie -- Mark Sanchez has it no more.
Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookThe Bruins' tilt with Georgetown in the Legends Classic was highly anticipated to begin with, but now the expectations are going to go right through the roof.
Silverman: Wake Up The Echoes!The Notre Dame Irish are moving to No.1 -- and aren't a fluke.