Pete Carroll's resignation is just the latest turn in a downward spiral for USC's athletics program. Do the Trojans have the right man to clean up the mess?
USC athletic director Pat Haden was hospitalized twice over the weekend.
Leading the way in student-athlete welfare, USC will now offer four-year athletic scholarships in the revenue sports of football and men's and women's basketball.
In the eyes of the NCAA and the record books, USC's 2004 season never happened.
Southern California, penalized earlier this month for a lack of institutional control, on Friday filed an appeal with the NCAA asking that certain findings of the Committee on Infractions be overturned and some of the penalties be reduced.
Split national champions? Thank goodness basketball doesn't rely on computers, just a 65-team bracket.