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  1. Sarkisian's to-do list

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - Steve Sarkisian has always had a nice sense of timing. He had it when he was 28: Thanks to a recommendation from Norm Chow, he convinced Pete Carroll to hire him as an assistant coach. His previous coaching experience was limited to ...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  2. Don't look now, Ducks, but here come the Trojans

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES - Five weeks ago, you could have circled Nov. 19 on USC's schedule not with a red pen, but with a black one. It looked like the one game this young Trojans team couldn't win, like they were walking into an ambush with their eyes wide o...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  3. Monday rewind: Forget Coliseum fear factor

    Mark Saxon

    Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Washington players celebrate after their 32-31 victory over USC on Saturday at the Coliseum, which doesn't seem as intimidating a place as it used to be. Lane Kiffin called it a "very strange feeling." It had to be. ...

    Blog | October 03, 2010
  4. USC hoping to keep Locker cold

    Mark Saxon

    Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images USC hopes Washington quarterback Jake Locker doesn't pick this week to break out of his recent slump. USC is either catching Jake Locker at the perfect time, or at the absolute worst. The Washington quarterback is com...

    Blog | September 30, 2010
  5. First look: USC vs. Washington

    Mark Saxon

    Joe Nicholson/US Presswire Washington quarterback Jake Locker is coming off one of the worst performances of his career in a loss to Nebraska. A month ago, Saturday's game between USC and Washington looked as if it would be the start of the Trojans...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  6. Monday rewind: Are the Trojans holding back?

    Mark Saxon

    AP Photo/Dean Hare USC fullback Stanley Havili accounted for 187 yards in offense against Washington State, and figures to get even more involved with the offense in the coming weeks. Have the Trojans been playing the early part of their schedule w...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  7. Trojans are sidestepping injuries

    Mark Saxon

    PULLMAN, WASH. _ The phrase USC's football team kept using after Saturday's tidy 50-16 win over Washington State was that they're in a "good position." Essentially, they have avoided two things through the first four relatively easy games on their...

    Blog | September 25, 2010
  8. Thoughts on the first half

    Mark Saxon

    PULLMAN, WASH. _ USC leads Washington State 28-13 at halftime, but the Trojans continue to look eminently beatable. Quarterback Matt Barkley threw two interceptions and Allen Bradford fumbled during a sloppy first two quarters. The USC defense als...

    Blog | September 25, 2010
  9. 5 things to watch: USC vs. Washington State

    Mark Saxon

    1. Untangling the tailbacks: If USC really is a power-running team, it would be nice if they could have one ball carrier step to the front. Thus far, the Trojans have had three different tailbacks as leading rushers. With Marc Tyler limited with a hi...

    Blog | September 25, 2010
  10. WSU's Marquess Wilson ready for USC challenge

    Mark Saxon

    Vladimir Cherry/US Presswire Washington State receiver Marquess Wilson, left, grew up in Tulare. To shock USC on Saturday in the Palouse would mean the world to a lot of people around a struggling Washington State program. Even one of the youngest ...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  11. First look: USC vs. Washington State

    Mark Saxon

    Steve Conner/Icon SMI Washington State coach Paul Wulff is 4-24 since taking over the program. It's almost impossible to believe that Washington State won 10 games in three straight seasons and played in a Rose Bowl earlier this decade. The Coug...

    Blog | September 21, 2010