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Last-second field goal lifts USC over Penn State in epic Rose Bowl

After 98 combined points and 1,040 yards of spectacular offensive play, the highest-scoring Rose Bowl in history rested on the left foot of a Southern California kicker who had already …

Penn State aims to contain USC kick returner Adoree Jackson in Rose Bowl

Penn State special teams coordinator Charles Huff goes to great lengths to prepare his players for any possible situation.

Alabama names ex-Washington coach Sarkisian offensive coordinator

Alabama has hired another former USC head coach as offensive coordinator, turning to Steve Sarkisian to once again replace Lane Kiffin.

Washington Huskies’ playoff hopes take huge hit with loss to USC

Sam Darnold threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns and Southern California upset No. 4 Washington 26-13 on Saturday night, snapping the Huskies’ 12-game winning streak and damaging their College …

Ex-USC and Raiders QB Todd Marinovich arrested naked with drugs

Former USC and Los Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich has been arrested after being found naked with marijuana and possibly methamphetamine in a stranger’s backyard in Southern California.

Hall of Famer Lynn Swann named athletic director at USC

Lynn Swann is the next Southern California football great to get the chance to run the Trojans’ athletic department.

Pac-12 roundup: Oregon beats USC for outright conference title

Tyler Dorsey scored 19 points, Elgin Cook added 17 and No. 9 Oregon beat Southern California 76-66 Saturday in Los Angeles to clinch the Pac-12 title outright, the Ducks’ first …

WSU women end season with another frustrating loss

Their last one was not discernibly different from the majority of the Washington State women’s basketball team’s defining losses this season, it’s just the one that will linger longest.

Huskies lose shootout at USC

Nikola Jovanovic scored a season-high 28 points, Jordan McLaughlin added 21, and USC avenged its earlier loss with a 98-88 victory over Washington on Saturday afternoon.

Cougars unable to make key plays in 81-71 loss to balanced USC

The stretches of offensive incapability for Washington State stick out, given that the Cougars obviously have a talent for scoring.

Washington rallies from 22 down to beat USC 87-85

Andrew Andrews hit a go-ahead putback with 25 seconds left as Washington erased a 22-point second-half deficit and rallied for an improbable 87-85 victory over USC in a Pac-12 game …

USC races past Washington State 90-77 in Pac-12 opener

As the Washington State Cougars tried to sprint their way back into a game that was rapidly becoming unwinnable, Josh Hawkinson put just a bit too much air under his …

Around the nation: Notre Dame holds off USC

Corey Robinson made a diving catch in the end zone midway through the fourth quarter and No. 14 Notre Dame rebounded to beat Southern California 41-31 on Saturday in South …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 12, 2015, 3:18 p.m.

USC fires Steve Sarkisian 1 day after putting coach on leave

Southern California has fired Steve Sarkisian one day after the troubled coach was put on leave.

Pac-12 roundup: Stanford knocks off No. 6 Southern Cal

Kevin Hogan passed for 279 yards and two touchdowns, Remound Wright rushed for three more scores and Stanford opened Pac-12 Conference play with a 41-31 victory over No. 6 Southern …

Cody Kessler passes for 410 yards, No. 8 USC blasts Idaho

LOS ANGELES — Cody Kessler threw for a career-high 410 yards and hit JuJu Smith-Schuster with two of his three touchdown passes, leading No. 8 Southern California past Idaho 59-9 …

USC coach Steve Sarkisian said he mixed alcohol and medication, will seek treatment

USC coach Steve Sarkisian on Tuesday said his behavior at a booster event last weekend resulted from mixing alcohol and an unspecified medication, and that he would seek treatment to …

Pac-12 men: 12th-seeded USC surprises Arizona State

LAS VEGAS – Southern California found itself trailing by 14 with 9 minutes left. No way was a young, inexperienced team that had a history of losing close games going …

Pac-12 men: UCLA clinches No. 4 berth to tournament

UCLA locked up the No. 4 seed in the Pac-12 tournament and earned itself eight days off, vital rest for a team with an eight-player rotation. Bryce Alford scored 23 …

Unsung hero sparks Cougars to win over USC

LOS ANGELES – Washington State had the dual experiences of blowing USC out on the road and escaping the Galen Center with a shaky win and an unlikely hero. The …

Winning basketball games is welcome change for transfer Byron Wesley

After a string of comfortable wins, Gonzaga was in a scrap against St. John’s. The crowd at Madison Square Garden was energized, sensing an upset. The Zags needed points.

Nelson Agholor, Cody Kessler propel USC past Cal

LOS ANGELES – Nelson Agholor caught a career-high 16 passes for 216 yards and two touchdowns, and Cody Kessler passed for 371 yards and four scores in Southern California’s 38-30 …

Halliday hurt in loss

PULLMAN – The Cougars seemed destined to lose the game early on, but evidently that wasn’t enough. A second consecutive blowout home loss, one that officially knocks Washington State out …

Key for WSU against USC is to stop run

The USC team Washington State faces today will have a different, if familiar, look. The Cougars hope the game’s result is similar to the last time they faced USC – …

USC’s Adoree Jackson sees opportunities vs. Washington State

LOS ANGELES – Opportunities abound for freshman cornerback Adoree Jackson when Southern California plays at Washington State on Saturday. The Cougars have the only coverage unit in the FBS to …

Southern Cal at Washington St.

Time: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Martin Stadium, Pullman TV: Pac-12 Networks

No. 14 USC holds off No. 13 Stanford, 13-10

STANFORD, Calif. – New Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian smiled, pumped his fist and threw his arms in the air as his players jumped around the sideline at Stanford Stadium. …

Washington State drops to last in Pac-12 with loss to USC

Playing against the only Pac-12 team Washington State could reasonably have claimed was in worse shape, the Cougars couldn’t even keep it close at home.

Pac-12 roundup: Arizona State holds off Oregon

Jordan Bachynski had a career-high 26 points and blocked Joseph Young’s reverse layup at the buzzer, helping Arizona State hold off hard-charging Oregon 74-72 on Saturday in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona …

WSU’s positive attitude yields matching result

LOS ANGELES – The lobby emptied shortly after 1 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel here early Sunday morning, a handful of men wearing Washington State gear shuffling toward the elevator …