Sport

Morning Buzz

As the NCAA Committee on Infractions decides USC’s punishment, will it continue its recent trend of “vacating” victories as its primary form of penalty? The idea behind vacating wins is that it punishes those involved in the infractions (i.e. Reggie Bush) instead of hurting athletes like Matt Barkley who were not around during the violations. […]

Read more
Uncategorized

USC vs. the NCAA: What does it all mean?

Even though USC and the NCAA released precious little information about their meeting in Tempe, Ariz. — to the extent that “Less Than Zero” replaced “A Few Good Men” as the du jour movie analogy –  the three-day affair still provided much to digest. (And from the sound of things, it resulted in more than […]

Read more
Sport

USC now in for day two with NCAA infractions committee

TEMPE, Ariz. — USC’s hearing in front of the NCAA infractions committee got started at 8:30 a.m. local time. Trojans running backs coach Todd McNair joined the meeting, so the focus still may be on football. I didn’t see former Trojans basketball coach Tim Floyd but he is apparently going to be present at some point. Unless he changed his […]

Read more
Sport

Tempe Witnesses

Former USC coach Pete Carroll is at today’s NCAA hearing in Tempe. So far, former basketball coach Tim Floyd has not appeared. New coach Lane Kiffin is also in attendance. So is running backs coach Todd McNair, the subject of speculation that he might have some knowledge of Reggie Bush’s relationship with would-be sports marketers.

Read more
Sport

Profit motive won’t save USC, but NCAA’s light bite might

Among the many conspiracy theories and outlandish rumors making the rounds re: the NCAA’s pending reaction (or lack thereof) against USC when the long-awaited Reggie Bush illegal benefits case finally goes before the Infractions Committee this weekend, none has been as persistent as the suggestion that the NCAA wouldn’t dare drop the hammer on one […]

Read more
Headlines

I Hope This Isn’t True

(Photo by Icon Sports Media) Reggie Bush just won a Super Bowl ring. He is only the third player ever to win a Super Bowl, a college national championship and a Heisman Trophy. The other two are Marcus Allen (USC/Oakland Raiders) and Tony Dorsett (Pitt/Dallas Cowboys). But all is not well in the land of […]

Read more
Sport

Future Heisman Contenders From the Class of 2010

 This post is brought to you by SPORTSBETTING.com. Get best online sports betting bonuses at this sportsbook. ——————————————————————————————————— Not every recruiting class contains a future Heisman winner.  Here are the last 10 Heisman winners and the classes that produced them: Chris Weinke (1990*/1997) Erich Crouch (1997) Carson Palmer (1998) Jason White (1999) Matt Leinart (2001) Reggie Bush (2003) Troy […]

Read more
Sport

Super Payout

Reggie Bush earned $500,000 with the Saints winning the Super Bowl. That amounts to $20,000 for every yard gained against the Colts.

Read more
Sport

Reggie Bush and teammates partying in Miami

Reggie Bush and some teammates were partying! Until 3am the Tuesday before the Super Bowl! Should they be more focused? Do the gossip blogs care if Kim Kardashian’s boyfriend isn’t involved? Would I be able to pick Marques Colston out of a lineup of 1? Was he involved? Were they drinking Captain and Coke? Was […]

Read more
Sport

Half of the best

Astoundingly, USC players make up exactly half of ESPN.com’s Pac-10 All-Decade team: QB Matt Leinart, TB Reggie Bush, WR Dwayne Jarrett, C Ryan Kalil, OT Sam Baker, DT Sedrick Ellis, DE Kenechi Udeze, LB Rey Maualuga, LB Keith Rivers, S Troy Polamalu, S Taylor Mays and P Tom Malone.

Read more