2:48 AM EDT, Tue September 02, 2014
Los Angeles Times 2 hours ago

Dodgers can't keep up with Nationals in 6-4 loss

KEY MOMENT: After the teams traded first-inning home runs, Denard Span and Asdrubal Cabrera hit home runs one batter apart in the third inning, erasing a one-run deficit and putting the Nationals ahead to stay. But it wasn't always comfortable. The Dodgers sent rookie Joc Pederson to the...
Los Angeles Times 4 hours ago

Top seeds Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic in U.S. Open quarterfinals

Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and Novak Djokovic reached his 22nd in a row with victories in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Monday.
Orange County Register 6 hours ago
Kartje: Oh snap! Time to exit bandwagons

Kartje: Oh snap! Time to exit bandwagons

The clock hadn’t yet struck noon in Los Angeles on the first Saturday of college football season, and already, the mass bandwagon exodus had begun. In Charlottesville, Va., UCLA’s offense was a mess, and social media was ablaze. Everything we...

SC Top 5: USC vs. Fresno State

For every big game this season, we'll deliver the Top 5 plays, and there were plenty to choose from in football's season opening victory over Fresno State....

Sarkisian Q&A: Stanford

Head coach Steve Sarkisian labored on Labor Day including sitting down for our weekly Q&A to look back at Fresno State and ahead to Stanford....

Kessler Still Rolling

Junior QB Cody Kessler started the season sharp as can be Saturday and the momentum has not ceased.  He threw for over 300 yards in the first half, capped at a career-high 394 yards for the game and earned Pac-12...

Sarkisian Call: Stanford

USC head coach Steve Sarkisian wrapped up the Fresno State win and looked ahead to Stanford on his weekly Sunday conference call with the media.Click the link to listen: Sark-Fresno-Stanford.mp3Sarkisian delivered the most lopsided win by a Trojan head coach...
Los Angeles Times 7 hours ago

Stanford figures to slow down USC ... one way or another

In its first game with Steve Sarkisian as coach, USC ran a Pac-12 Conference-record 105 plays against Fresno State.

USC QB Kessler named Pac-12 Player of the Week

USC quarterback Cody Kessler has been named the Pac-12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week. The redshirt junior passed for a career-high 394 yards and four touchdowns in USC’s 52-13 victory over Fresno State. Kessler also rushed for a...

Report card: USC vs. Fresno State

The grades are in for USC’s 52-13 victory over Fresno State: OFFENSE The good: The Trojans ran a conference-record 105 plays and gained 701 yards, their highest total since 2005. … QB Cody Kessler passed for a career-high 394 yards, threw four...
Los Angeles Times Sep 1, 2014

Tony Stewart struggles in Sprint Cup return as Kasey Kahne wins race

Tony Stewart returned to NASCAR racing Sunday night for the first time since a car driven by Stewart struck and killed a fellow driver who was on foot three weeks ago.

UNFILTERED: Fresno State

A day later, the Trojan Family is still abuzz talking about USC's dominant season opening performance.  Before we move on to Stanford, here is an UNFILTERED look back at the win over Fresno State....
USC freshman Jackson proves adept at multitasking

USC freshman Jackson proves adept at multitasking

Adoree’ Jackson played on offense, defense and special teams in USC’s opener against Fresno State. But Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian hasn’t seen enough of the flashy freshman. “I’d like to see his role increase more,” Sarkisian said...
Los Angeles Times Aug 31, 2014

Angels' Matt Shoemaker keeps shutting 'em down

Matt Shoemaker's journey from being an undrafted free agent to matching a pitching standard set by Nolan Ryan can't be measured in years or pitch counts.
Orange County Register Aug 31, 2014
Woike: Shaw's tall tale shouldn't stop journalists from looking at the personal side of sports

Woike: Shaw's tall tale shouldn't stop journalists from looking at the personal side of sports

Typical sportswriter, making something that happened to a person he’s never spoken to about himself. But that’s what I’m about to do with Josh Shaw and his fantastical lie about rescuing his drowning nephew. Instead of getting bogged down as to...

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