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Sills’ recruitment a sign of the times


Less than a week ago, most people were praising Lane Kiffin’s recruiting tactics after, according to Rivals.com, he signed the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation. That praise may have been a bit premature. It was reported Thursday that the new USC football coach spoke to 13-year-old star quarterback David Sills, a seventh-grade student […]

Neuheisel displays fortitude crosstown


Three weeks ago, UCLA football coach Rick Neuheisel stood in front of a packed crowd at Pauley Pavilion during halftime and delivered a rousing speech about the return of Bruin football. “We are not going to rest until we bring back the Pac-10 championship, the Rose Bowl championship and the national championship back to UCLA!” […]

Trojans finish signing day with a flourish


Lane Kiffin entered the Varsity Lounge of Heritage Hall on Wednesday bleary-eyed and with a blank expression. Clearly, this was a man who was running on little sleep. But after a tiring homestretch to national signing day, Kiffin can take solace in the famous line from Glengarry Glen Ross — “coffee is for closers.” The […]