In October, 'Carmageddon' could be coming to the Coliseum, if USC hosts Arizona on Thursday, Oct. 10, in the middle of L.A. rush hour.
With the spring game Saturday, the USC Trojans will wrap up another spring practice season. Unfortunately, they have as many questions now as when spring started.
Two of the L.A. areas most successful high school football programs will meet Saturday for the SIF Southern Section championship.
For the first time since last season, the USC Trojans are without the weight of expectations. Rather, all the pressure Saturday is on No. 1 Notre Dame.
With all the mini-controversies swirling around Lane Kiffin this season, Saturday's showdown with UCLA could have far-reaching implications.
USC can nip the UCLA resurgence in the bud, both on the field and on the recruiting trail, by beating the Bruins for a sixth consecutive time on Saturday.
Steve Bisheff writes that many L.A. families, including his own, are divided during USC-UCLA week.
USC can still force a rematch with Oregon in the Pac-12 title game, but the Trojans will have to go a long way to earn it.
Steve Bisheff thinks Oregon should be bigger favorites against USC, that Manti Te'o has Heisman promise and wonders what Mike Trout has to do to be a Gold Glover.
Greg Katz writes that the he problems plaguing USC this season have been all about setting up Oregon.
Steve Bisheff wonders if Lane Kiffin is willing to open up the offense enough against Arizona, is looking forward to Notre Dame-Oklahoma and think Warren Moon's commentary on Cam Newton is offbase.
This week's USC notebook touches on Casey Tucker's meeting Sam Cunningham, Chris Hawkins getting ready for the playoffs and 2014 QB prospect Wilton Speight setting up a visit.
While USC became bowl-eligible with its win over Colorado, the Trojans are looking for more against Arizona.
Greg Katz writes that it's time for the USC offense to live up to the preseason hype starting with Colorado this weekend.
Colorado has been scuffling en route to a 1-5 start, not the best way to enter a game against USC.
Greg Katz writes that USC looked like the team many predicted in the preseason, but there is plenty of work that still neds to be done