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Polamalu the latest coaching departure


An offseason of scapegoating, finger-pointing and holding everyone besides USC head coach Lane Kiffin accountable continued last Friday. USC fired running backs coach Kennedy Polamalu in a stunning move apparently one month in the making. For those keeping score at home, USC has now nudged out four assistant coaches this offseason. In response to the […]

Trojans still hungry to figure out their identity


You’d never know it, but USC is three games into its football season. So that explains the guys in white and cardinal playing on ESPN Saturday against Minnesota. And those same guys jubilantly singing “Fight On” afterward — I guess those must have been Trojans. Still, three games into the season, I can’t help but […]

Bradford once again proving his worth


It was a classic sports metaphor unfolding right before my eyes: Senior tailback Allen Bradford, sitting at third on the USC depth chart, gets his number called from the sideline during the Trojans’ game in Minnesota Saturday. Until recently, this wasn’t a rare occurrence for Bradford, who helped lead USC with 668 yards and eight […]