1. USC Football: Will Trojans Finally Stop Nemesis Brett Hundley?

    Perhaps no other player is as synonymous with No. 9-ranked UCLA’s rise than quarterback Brett Hundley , which No. 19 USC is quite familiar with...

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  2. UCLA Controls Its Destiny but Must Contain Rival USC

    WESTWOOD , Calif. — UCLA football is in an enviable position heading into the final two weeks of the 2014 regular season: out front of the five-team race in the Pac -12 South and in control of its conference championship destiny...

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  3. Steve Sarkisian, Jim Mora Reshaping USC-UCLA Rivalry

    Jim Mora and Steve Sarkisian were neighbors in the Seattle area just a few years ago. The two head coaches are neighbors of a different kind now, sharing Los Angeles on opposite sides of the USC-UCLA rivalry...

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  4. USC vs. UCLA Complete Game Preview

    WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 22; 8 p.m. ET WHERE: The Rose Bowl; Pasadena, California TV: ABC The annual UCLA-USC—or USC-UCLA depending on your allegiance — rivalry tilt is among the most heated in the Pac-12 Conference...

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  5. Nelson Agholor Shows He's Ready for UCLA Game, Cements Place Among Trojan Greats

    LOS ANGELES — Wide receiver Nelson Agholor added another chapter to one of the most special individual seasons in USC football history Thursday, leading the Trojans in a 38-30 win over Cal...

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  6. UCLA Football Practice Notebook: USC off Bruins' Radar, for Now

    WESTWOOD , Calif. — Three letters one should not expect to hear around the UCLA football facilities this week are U-S-C...

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  7. USC Practice Notebook: Cody Kessler vs. Jared Goff, Winning the Turnover Battle

    LOS ANGELES — Turnovers will be in limited supply Thursday when USC hosts Cal, assuming the two teams follow season-long trends...

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  8. UCLA Football: What Bruins Must Do in Bye Week to Prep for Showdown vs. USC

    Jim Mora established himself as the king of Los Angeles' college football scene in his first two years as UCLA football head coach...

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  9. USC vs. Cal Complete Game Preview

    WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 13; 9 p.m. ET WHERE: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum TV: ESPN The surprise of the 2014 Pac -12 football season comes to the Coliseum for a Thursday night showdown when 5-4 Cal squares off with 6-3 USC...

    Kyle  Kensing Written by Kyle Kensing about 12 days ago 2,473 reads 0 comments

  10. UCLA Football: Bruins Offense Clicking at the Right Time as Postseason Looms

    The UCLA that college football pundits projected to compete for a berth in the College Football Playoff made an appearance in the 18th-ranked Bruins’ 44-30 defeat of Washington on Saturday...

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  11. USC Football: 2015 Recruits Trojans Need to Land

    USC is operating with a full allotment of scholarships in its 2015 recruiting—the first time the program has enjoyed that luxury in three years...

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  12. Meet UCLA's Paul Perkins, the Most Explosive RB You've Likely Never Heard of

    All UCLA needed was a little momentum in its 17-7 win over then-No. 12-ranked Arizona, Bruins running back Paul Perkins said...

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  13. USC Uses Bye Week to Heal Wounds, Prepare for Final Push

    Fate—and the Pac -12 Conference's schedule-makers—dealt USC football a favorable hand with the second of the Trojans' two bye weeks falling late in the season...

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  14. The 5 Most Telling Stats for the USC Trojans This Season

    Statistics can sometimes be deceiving, but not in the case of the following five from the USC football team nine games into the 2014 season...

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  15. UCLA vs. Washington Complete Game Preview

    WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 8; 7 p.m. ET WHERE: Husky Stadium; Seattle TV: Fox Sports 1 A week after UCLA's homecoming win over Arizona, Bruins head coach Jim Mora is out for another kind of homecoming victory at Washington...

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  16. Despite Its Flaws and Another Ugly Win, UCLA Still in Pac-12 Title Hunt

    PASADENA, Calif.—No. 22 UCLA’s 17-7 win over No. 12 Arizona on Saturday in the Rose Bowl was a reflection of the Bruins’ season: sometimes ugly, at other times ...

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  17. USC Football: Trojans' Killer Instinct Will Be Key to Strong Finish to 2014

    In its 44-17 rout of Washington State Saturday, USC demonstrated the “killer instinct” head coach Steve Sarkisian said this week he was working to instill in his team...

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  18. USC Football: Final Stretch of 2014 Season Sets Tone for Sarkisian's Program

    Replicating the strong finishes of past USC teams is an obvious goal of the 2014 Trojans, but the four-game final stretch is as much about setting the tone for head coach Steve Sarkisian 's overall vision as it is improving upon this year's record...

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  19. UCLA Football: Bruins' Road to Making the College Football Playoff

    UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley didn't shy from talk of a Pac -12 championship or the College Football Playoff after the Bruins' 42-30 loss to Oregon on Oct. 11. "To this point, we still have everything in front of us," Hundley said...

    Kyle  Kensing Written by Kyle Kensing about 24 days ago 4,408 reads 7 comments

  20. USC Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for the Month of November

    Traditionally, USC football has flourished in the month of November. The Trojans went a remarkable 27-0 in Novembers from 2001 through 2008, ran the table to close out 2011 and rebounded from a dismal 2012 November to go 4-1 in the month a year ago...

    Kyle  Kensing Written by Kyle Kensing about 24 days ago 7,148 reads 24 comments

  21. Arizona vs. UCLA Complete Game Preview

    WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 1; 10:30 p.m. ET WHERE: The Rose Bowl; Pasadena, California TV: ESPN No. 25 UCLA survived a Week 9 scare at Colorado to remain alive in the Pac-12 South race, which makes Saturday's contest with No...

    Kyle  Kensing Written by Kyle Kensing about 26 days ago 3,926 reads 12 comments

  22. USC vs. Washington State Complete Game Preview

    WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 1; 4:30 p.m. ET WHERE: Martin Stadium; Pullman, Washington TV: Pac -12 Networks Coming off a loss at Utah that puts it behind the eight ball in the ...

    Kyle  Kensing Written by Kyle Kensing about 26 days ago 3,282 reads 19 comments

  23. USC Falls Short in True Game of Inches, Spoils Chance at Pac-12 Title

    No. 20 USC tried to walk the tightrope one too many times in its 24-21 loss at No. 19 Utah Saturday, and falling inches short cost the Trojans immeasurably in the Pac -12 championship race...

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  24. UCLA's Double OT Scare vs. Colorado Raises Serious Questions About Bruins

    Missed opportunities and self-inflicted errors nearly cost No. 25 UCLA in its 40-37, double-overtime win at Colorado Saturday, and the Bruins head into a critical four-game stretch left with more questions than answers...

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  25. Buck Allen, Devontae Booker Square off in Showcase of Best Pac-12 Backs

    Put the statistics of USC running back Javorius "Buck" Allen side-by-side against those of Utah's Devontae Booker, and they look an awful lot alike...

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