UCLA fired highly successful basketball coach Ben Howland because he didn't fulfill championship expectations. What could that mean for USC's Lane Kiffin?
Any thoughts that Pat Haden didn't have the resolve to make major change were foiled when the USC AD fired basketball coach Kevin O'Neill, serving as a message for Lane Kiffin.
With media attention expected to be at a fever pitch this season, Lane Kiffin should use some of the colorful quotes of legendary USC coach John McKay.
Howard Jones, John McKay, John Robinson and Pete Carroll have formed the Mt. Rushmore of national-championship winning coaches at USC. Lane Kiffin wants to join that fraternity this season.
New USC linebackers coach Scottie Hazelton staying within himself as he's getting to know his linebacker corps.
A quiet, serene offseason just got complicated for USC football coach Lane Kiffin, who saw assistant coaches Joe Barry and Ted Gilmore leave for the NFL during the past week.
To get the signature win of his coaching tenure, Lane Kiffin went back to the bruising formula that Pete Carroll used to dominate Notre Dame.
Ed Orgeron has spent 27 years coaching football, but until this spring he had never directed a 5-2 defense. Now he's learning on the fly and loving it.
Lane Kiffin is trying to change the USC culture after last season's disaster, but does firing Kennedy Polamalu really do that in a positive way?
While a lot of Pac-12 schools have hit home runs with recent coaching hires, history suggests that there's no failsafe formula to ensure success.
With the Sun Bowl on the horizon, Lane Kiffin is about to join a long list of coaches who led USC to bowl games. Not all of them are remembered fondly for their bowl performances.
You could arguably assert that the 1962 USC Trojans football team not only surprised a nation and won the mythical national championship, but they helped legendary coach John McKay from becoming a footnote.
Several USC coaches that didn't win national championships had successful careers at Troy. But a coach at USC has to win a national title to be considered an elite Trojans coach.
Three new assistant coaches have signed on with USC, which has had a lot of success setting up its assistant coaches for greatness.
They may have different styles, but you won't find better recruiters in the nation than USC's Ed Orgeron and California's Tosh Lupoi.