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Headlinin’: Notre Dame wakes up the Freekbass singing her name

Making the morning rounds. • The new Notre Dame hype video undermines everything Notre Dame claims to hold dear. Whatever pretense Notre Dame ever had to possessing some kind of unique, dignified otherness that set it apart from the craven secularists of college football has been completely and utterly destroyed forever by a guy named […]

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Sport

Slick Rick is trying to stir the pot again

More photos » Nick Wass – AP Browse more photos » Interesting comment from Skippy in Dennis Dodd’s latest….whatever you want to call it. […] Neuheisel quickly got in line, accusing his rival of recruiting shenanigans. He is not the first, considering Kiffin piled up a half-dozen secondary violations at Tennessee. “I know there were […]

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Headlines

Damian Williams Is a Titan

It’s been add a Trojan, lose a Trojan for the Tennessee Titans, who traded away LenDale to the Seahawks, but after picking up D Will with the 77th overall pick (3rd round, 13th pick). Damian Williams 2009 Highlights

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Spring Reports

Our first in a series of looks at spring scrimmages across the country. Atlantic Coast Clemson: There were 18 punts. One of them was fumbled. The number of standout plays could be counted on one hand, and the teams combined for 358 yards of offense. Reported attendance: 21,000. Duke: David Cutcliffe has emphasized improving team […]

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Headlinin’: Bryce Brown won’t be Trojan-bound

Making the morning rounds. • Don’t you remember? That bridge burned. Just in case any of them were still hanging on to some shred of hope, the L.A. Daily News’ Scott Wolf disabused USC fans Tuesday of the notion that former über recruit Bryce Brown might follow coach Lane Kiffin from Tennessee to Southern Cal, […]

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Kiffin finally lands Seantrel Henderson’s signature, hails Kiffin

As originally promised on signing day, and promised again last week, and promised again over the weekend, massively hyped offensive line recruit Seantrel Henderson is officially a Trojan after signing his letter of intent with USC on Tuesday. But coach Lane Kiffin (finally able to refer to Henderson by name as a signee, rather than […]

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USC football: 15 players to watch in spring (No. 2)

Thirteen down, two to go. The countdown of the 15 USC players to watch in spring practice is nearly complete. For Nos. 3-15, see below. For No. 1, check back in a couple of hours. NO. 2 — RB ALLEN BRADFORD Profile: 5-11, 235, redshirt senior 2009 stats: 13 games, 115 carries, 668 yards, 5.8-yard […]

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Vote for the Most Classless Act of the 2009 Season

The Wiz is back with the most classless acts of the 2009 season. What is a classless act, you ask? It's any attempt to degrade an opponent, player or the game. It's the stuff that isn't in the summary but often gets mentioned years later after somebody extracts retribution. As they say, what goes around […]

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Sport

Pac-10 Q&A: USC coach Lane Kiffin, Part I

When Lane Kiffin bolted Tennessee for USC, it was the second biggest — and most controversial — story of the offseason. The biggest story, of course, was Pete Carroll leaving the Trojans for the Seattle Seahawks. Kiffin, 34, was mostly hammered by the media for spending just one year in Knoxville before leaving the Volunteers […]

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Sport

USC’s Signature Class Missing Henderson’s Autograph

For the third year in a row, the player regarded as the top recruit in the country is delaying his signing. Seantrel Henderson, the manchild tackle from Cretin-Derham Hall High in St. Paul, announced Wednesday that he planned to attend USC. But he has yet to sign his letter of intent. Henderson will wait until […]

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