USC coach Steve Sarkisian said Thursday that it was possible suspended cornerback Josh Shaw could return to the team before the end of the season.(credit: CBS)

USC Fans React To Turmoil As Season Kicks Off

With one player indefinitely suspended after lying about how he sustain injuries, and a second quitting after calling the Trojans’ new coach a racist, USC’s football team has seen its share of turmoil before the kickoff of its 2014 season.

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Fans enter the stadium prior to the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio at the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2014 in Pasadena.  (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Michigan State, Stanford Fans Turn Out In Full Force For Rose Bowl Game

Fan energy was high as Stanford’s and Michigan State’s football teams geared up for the Rose Bowl Game Wednesday.


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Tailgating Tips From Co-Owner Of Dominick’s, Little Dom’s!

Brandon Boudet, co-owner and chef of Dominick’s and Little Dom’s, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to share Louisiana-style tailgating recipes for game day celebrations as well as some of his tailgating tips!

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USC Bans Tailgating After Home Game Falls On A School Night

For the first time, the university tradition won’t be allowed in the area surrounding the L.A. Memorial Coliseum before the Trojans hit the field.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

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Pair BBQ Dishes With Beer Cocktails For Great Tailgating Parties!

Head Mixologist Krystal Badia and Chef Brett Wyman from Goal Sports Café stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to show viewers BBQ and beer cocktail pairings that are perfect for football tailgating parties!

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Cook Up Some Wings For Tailgating This Football Season!

James Newell, VP of Operations for Buffalo’s Café, stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to cook up some wings that will surely be a hit during a game!

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2013


Chargers Tailgater Profile: Dominic Giammarinaro

The story of the San Diego Chargers is rich in history and folklore, but it’s the tailgaters that shape the fan base and spearheads camaraderie and team spirit.



History of Tailgating in San Diego

Some tailgaters think they are the know-it-alls of the pavement party scene, but little do they realize, tailgating and the San Diego Chargers have a history that goes back to the late 1960s. Using the guide below, you’ll blow your tailgating pals away with the insider’s scoop at the next NFL alma mater name trivia game.



How To Celebrate Your Birthday with a Tailgate Party in San Diego

A San Diego Chargers tailgating party is a celebration in its own right, but sometimes game day falls on other special occasions, like your birthday. This double whammy jubilee can transform your parking lot party into a victorious gathering, even when your favorite Charger has slippery hands.



Best Tailgating Cooks in San Diego

Over the years, San Diego Charger fans have stepped up and demonstrated their knack for tailgating fare with winning recipes and kudos from the crowd. Between the Tailgating with TailGate Beer and the Iron Tailgater recipe contests, Chargers fans have seen firsthand the esteemed cooks of their fan club.



How To Stay Safe While Tailgating In San Diego

As you plan your parking lot party, take time to review any safety policies and procedures so that you and your group of Chargers revelers will be prepared in the event of an emergency.



A How-To Guide to Build Your Homemade Chargers Fan Tailgating Outfit

Creating your own signature style is almost as fun as meeting in the parking lot for pre-game bliss. Where to start? Here is your guide to mixing and matching San Diego Chargers paraphernalia so that game day is speckled with fashionable team spirit.


Bathroom Guide For Qualcomm Stadium Tailgaters

Good news for tailgaters is that the Q is equipped with bathrooms conveniently located and easily accessible throughout the parking lots and stadium – you just need to know where to go. If you park it right, running to the little boys’ or girls’ room won’t put a damper on your tailgating gala.



Bad Weather Survival Guide To Tailgating In San Diego

Although the weekend forecast predicts only a 20 percent chance of rain, the weather can sometimes be temperamental. San Diego Chargers fans always need to be prepared so that the change in temperature or precipitation won’t rain on their tailgating parade.



Rules of the Road: The Commandments of Tailgating in San Diego

Seasoned San Diego Chargers tailgaters know the nooks and crannies of Qualcomm Stadium, but not everyone is a lifer with expert knowledge about the art of parking lot jubilees. Ensuring your tailgate scene goes off without a hitch is easy if you follow the tailgating rules of the road.