10:28 AM EDT, Thu October 30, 2014
Orange County Register 12 hours ago
USC's Toa Lobendahn set to tackle his next challenge

USC's Toa Lobendahn set to tackle his next challenge

LOS ANGELES – Steve Sarkisian knew he might have something special in Toa Lobendahn when he visited the Lobendahns’ home in Cerritos. “They had a weight set in the kitchen,” the USC coach said. The Lobendahns have a power-clean set, a squat...
Los Angeles Times 15 hours ago

Myles Jack loves being a two-way weapon for UCLA

Myles Jack, the Myles Jack, made a couple cameos for UCLA against Colorado on Saturday.

2014 Trojan Tip-Off

The 2014-15 USC men's and women's basketball teams will be introduced Sunday at the annual Trojan Tip-Off event at Galen Center, which is FREE to the public.  The fun starts at 11:30 a.m.!...

Toa to tackle: Why USC tapped Lobendahn for the job

Think the left tackle job is too big for USC freshman Toa Lobendahn? Think he's not big enough to play the position? Think again. As revealed in this profile I wrote on him, Lobendahn has been preparing for moments like this since he was a youth. His...

Peaking at the Right Time

Just like football, USC women's soccer is headed up to the Pacific Northwest this weekend to battle Washington (Friday at 4 p.m. on Pac-12 Networks) and Washington State (Sunday at 1 p.m.).  The road finale pits Keidane McAlpine against his...
Los Angeles Times 18 hours ago

Tony Romo's status for Sunday is up in the air

Quarterback Tony Romo didn’t practice Wednesday because of his sore back, but the Dallas Cowboys aren’t ready to rule him out for Sunday’s game against Arizona.

Washington State Wednesday: Notes

With injuries piling up, several players will get increased opportunities to shine this week.DE Leonard Williams (shoulder) and DT Antwaun Woods (illness) did not actively participate in practice, but both are expected to play. WR George Farmer (hamstring) and S...

FB Soma Vainuku expected to miss WSU game

Quick hitters from USC's Wednesday-morning practice: * Coach Steve Sarkisian all but ruled out fullback Soma Vainuku (hamstring) for the Washington State game. Vainuku has missed the past two games and hasn't been able to practice. * Freshman Toa...
Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 10

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 10

Here are the Register’s latest Pac-12 Power Rankings, courtesy of our committee of three: myself, UCLA beat reporter Ryan Kartje and our editor, Todd Bailey. With the release of the first College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday, we know what’s...

Graduation Rate Data Released

The NCAA today released the latest Graduation Success Rate data, which measures how many student-athletes in the classes of 2004 through 2007 graduated within six years of their enrollment. USC student-athletes who entered Troy in those years had an overall...
Los Angeles Times Oct 28, 2014

Jose Canseco undergoes surgery after accidentally shooting finger

Former baseball star Jose Canseco is undergoing surgery after he accidentally nearly shot his finger off in his Las Vegas home Tuesday night, his fiancée Leila Knight told the Los Angeles Times.
Orange County Register Oct 28, 2014
Sarkisian takes blame for USC's late-game woes

Sarkisian takes blame for USC's late-game woes

LOS ANGELES – Like a baseball team with an unreliable bullpen, USC has had major trouble closing games this season. The Trojans lost on the last play from scrimmage against Arizona State and the next-to-last play last week at Utah. It’s the...
Los Angeles Times Oct 28, 2014

Brayden Schenn, Philadelphia Flyers drop Kings, 3-2, in overtime

Brayden Schenn scored 2:36 into overtime, and the Philadelphia Flyers snapped the Los Angeles Kings' six-game win streak with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday night.

Aundrey Walker left out of USC O-line shuffle

When USC left tackle Chad Wheeler suffered a season-ending knee injury Saturday, senior Aundrey Walker replaced him. That wasn’t the case during practice Tuesday. In a surprise move, freshman Toa Lobendahn shifted from left guard to left tackle....