Kiffin brings different feeling to USC practice

After just four practices, there is no question Lane Kiffin is running things a bit differently than Pete Carroll. Practices, while still up-tempo, are more intense. Players touch every line in sprints. If someone is out of line or makes an unforgivable mistake, that player runs a lap, regardless if it’s Matt Barkley or a […]

What Joe couldn’t do, maybe Dillon can

The comparison began the minute running back Joe McKnight committed to play football for USC rather than homestate Louisiana State University in 2007. He was going to be the next Reggie Bush. Bush, who declared for the NFL draft in 2006, left a legacy at USC after winning the Heisman Trophy in 2005 and cementing […]

A day of false hope and broken promises

It’s finally here. It’s the day when chiseled, egotistical high school seniors all over the country honor the 51st anniversary of Buddy Holly’s tragic death by taking a few lines out of Don McLean’s “American Pie.” And I knew if I had my chance / That I could make those people dance / And maybe […]