NCAA Roundup

Report: Grimble might drop USC Four-star defensive end Jalen Grimble (Las Vegas), cousin of USC tight end Xavier Grimble, is reportedly reconsidering his final college destination, despite committing to USC nearly nine months ago. The Miami Herald’s Manny Navarro tweeted Monday afternoon that Grimble’s high school coach said he is leaning toward signing with Miami […]

Odds for a successful appeal appear slim

Tomorrow, USC suits up for its most important game of the year. With all due respect to the men’s basketball team, this game will be played in a court 2,000 miles from the Galen Center in Indianapolis, and USC Athletic Director Pat Haden will be throwing the passes. Bad puns aside, an impressive delegation consisting […]

Trojans hope to begin year on right foot

Every year around this time there is a faint sense of renewal and change we really can believe in. When the calendar flips to a new 365-day period, the talk is always about what we hope to achieve tomorrow, not of what we didn’t achieve yesterday. Yet in these often best-laid plans, our fickleness typically […]

NCAA violations could affect head coaches

After so much speculation about Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, the NCAA is not only keeping a close watch on players, but coaches as well. In a move proposed by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), secondary recruiting violations such as exceeding phone-call limits or sending a text message to a recruit could result in a […]