Jack Del Rio

Raiders’ Del Rio: Deflategate ruling like USC “overreaction”

Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio is not a fan of the discipline handed down against the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady in the “Deflategate” scandal, likening it to the heavy sanctions received […]


The NFL Logo is seen on the field before the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Mat Otero)

Charley Casserly- Brett Hundley played better this year then last year

Former Washington Redskins General Manager (from 1989 to 1999) and Senior Vice President & General Manager, Football Operations, for the Houston Texans (from 2000 to 2006) Charley Casserly joined The Drive to talk about the […]


UCLA head coach Jim Mora instructs his team in warm ups before an NCAA college football game against Texas, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Sad state of affairs for UCLA and USC football

For a season that started so hopefully for fans of the UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans—at the turn to November it’s not looking so great. USC is 5-3 thanks to losses to Boston College, Arizona […]


Cody Kessler

No. 16 USC yields last-gasp TD, loses 38-34 to ASU

Southern California had a nine-point lead with less than 3 minutes left. The 16th-ranked Trojans recovered two onside kicks and got a 53-yard touchdown run by Javorius Allen in the final moments. And it still […]


Justin Davis, Cody Kessler, Steve Sarkisian

No. 16 USC’s defense eager for Arizona State test

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two games into Southern California’s conference schedule, the 16th-ranked Trojans still don’t know if they’re ready to defend the explosive spread offenses found throughout the Pac-12. That’s because the Trojans (3-1, […]


Oakland Raiders football helmet on the field. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

The Drive: Breaking up is hard to do

On Monday’s The Drive with George Wrighster and Brett Winterble the guys discussed when is it alright to “break up” with your team and jump ship to another? They also discussed the rumored break up […]


USC running back Javorius Allen (37) is tackled by Boston College defensive tackle Truman Gutapfel (97) and linebacker Steven Daniels, left, during the first quarter of their NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

No. 17 USC faces heat wave, regroups in bye week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The heat is on for No. 17 Southern California. Morning practices are not early enough to allow the Trojans to avoid a September heat wave during their bye week, and those […]


Drum Major from USC. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Top 25 Preview capsules

No. 9 SOUTHERN CAL (2-0) at BOSTON COLLEGE (1-1), 8 P.M. ESPN Line: Southern Cal by 17 Series Record: Southern Cal leads 4-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE Coming off an emotional victory at Stanford, USC is […]


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DE Williams shrugs off ankle injury for No. 9 USC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California defensive end Leonard Williams was limited in practice Wednesday because of an ankle injury, one day after being held out of practice entirely. Based on recent history, that doesn’t […]


Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan (8) hands off to running back Barry Sanders (26) against Southern California in a NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

No. 15 Stanford trying to regroup from loss to USC

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Hogan is sore after most games, so the aches Stanford’s quarterback woke up with Sunday following a frustrating 13-10 home loss to Southern California were no different than usual. Getting […]