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  1. 2014 MLB All-Star Game -- Derek Jeter of New York Yankees looking...

    Mark Saxon

    Derek Jeter says he has no expectations going into his final All-Star Game.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2014
  2. The Price of Contention: Is Mattingly the right guy?

    Mark Saxon

    Cal Sport Media/AP Images The Dodgers declined to pick up a one-year option on manager Don Mattingly this offseason. The Dodgers' new owners have spent more than $600 million in acquiring players since they bought the team less than one year ago. T...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  3. 3 Up, 3 Down: Giants 5, Angels 3

    Mark Saxon

    Cal Sport Media/AP Images With their combination of speed and power, Mike Trout, who stole three bases, and Mark Trumbo, above, who homered on an otherwise off night for Angels batters, could be the team's top talents. ANAHEIM -- Matt Cain wasn't p...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  4. Saxon: Matt Barkley could be the greatest

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- By the Cal game, Lane Kiffin figured he was gone. By the Oregon game, he wasn't quite as sure. After he saw him climb into the USC student section for the second week in a row, after a 50-0 win over UCLA, he was beginning to seriously ...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  5. Matt Barkley could be the best USC Trojan when it's all over

    Mark Saxon

    If he isn't already the greatest USC QB, Matt Barkley may just make it happen.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  6. Pat Haden -- Notre Dame Fighting Irish, USC Trojans players not a...

    Mark Saxon

    USC athletic director Pat Haden, a broadcaster on Notre Dame football games for a dozen years, thinks the players in college football's most celebrated nonconference rivalry no longer approach it with the same passion.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011
  7. The Trojans take a stand

    Mark Saxon

    SAN FRANCISCO - For six weeks, this USC football team survived with a style that was intricate, even stylish at times, but ultimately unconvincing. Thursday night, at a baseball stadium where the home team won a championship by keeping the othe...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  8. Mike Scioscia takes a day off

    Mark Saxon

    ANAHEIM -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia will be absent from Sunday's game to attend the graduation of his son, Matt, from Notre Dame. He'll return in time for Monday's game against the Oakland A's. In his absence, bench coach Rob Picciolo will cal...

    Blog | May 21, 2011
  9. An up-close perspective on Jered Weaver

    Mark Saxon

    If there's a hitter who has a grasp of Jered Weaver's growth into one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball, it's Kurt Suzuki. The two came into the Big West conference together in 2002, Suzuki at Cal State Fullerton and Weaver at Long Beach S...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  10. Angels add team psychologist

    Mark Saxon

    The Angels have brought back Cal State Fullerton sports psychologist Ken Ravizza as a consultant. Ravizza, who has worked with the Titans baseball team as well as Olympic athletes and golfers, worked for the Angels from 1985 to 2000 before taking ...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  11. Rewind: lamenting the last-second losses

    Mark Saxon

    You almost get the sense that Saturday's 48-14 win over Cal left USC feeling more stung than joyful. How do you not pause to think about what could have been? Follow this train of events: USC pounded Cal, which pounded UCLA, which pounded Texas, w...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  12. SC defense finds its stride in big win over Bears

    Mark Saxon

    Trojans inspired by team meeting called by cornerback Shareece Wright.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  13. USC's C.J. Gable could be done for season (knee)

    Mark Saxon

    USC tailback C.J. Gable injured his knee in the final minutes of Saturday's 48-14 win over Cal, and Trojans coach Lane Kiffin said the injury appears to be season-ending.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  14. 5 things to watch: USC vs. Cal Bears

    Mark Saxon

    Five things to watch: 1. Has the defense adjusted? Can it? Everyone seems to be crying out for the USC coaches to make some changes on the defense, whether they're schematic or personnel-related. Then again, can you undertake an overhaul in three ...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  15. California Golden Bears' Jeff Tedford key to coaching ascent of U...

    Mark Saxon

    California coach Jeff Tedford has played an instrumental role in the development and rise of USC coach Lane Kiffin.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2010
  16. Mohamed leads a bruising Cal defense to USC

    Mark Saxon

    Mike Mohamed has gotten tired of walking off the field after a Cal loss to USC. The Golden Bears' inside linebacker and defensive captain has been starting since his redshirt freshman season in 2007, and it's been a familiar story each time. Moham...

    Blog | October 14, 2010