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Josh Shaw of the USC Trojans celebrates against the Stanford Cardinal at Los Angeles Coliseum on Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

LAPD Confirms Interest In Shaw’s Weekend Activities

The Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed that it is investigating a possible domestic violence case involving USC cornerback Josh Shaw.

CBS2 / KCAL9–21 hours ago

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 Coach Sarkisian Says Shaw Could Return This Season

A day after Josh Shaw was suspended from all team activities with USC, coach Steve Sarkisian struck a conciliatory tone when asked about the cornerback’s future with the Trojans.

08/28/2014

Jeff Kent rounds the bases while a member of the Giants during San Francisco's 9-1 win over the Rockies in Denver on Aug. 28, 2002. Kent missed the start of the 2002 season after being injured in a motorcycle accident, but initially claimed he had fallen while washing his pickup truck. (credit:  Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Athletic Fibbers Are Nothing New

The cover-up can be worse than the crime. And USC cornerback Josh Shaw is far from the first sports figure to spin a bogus story to explain an injury.

08/28/2014

(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

USC Running Back Quits Team After Calling Head Coach ‘A Racist Man’

A University of Southern California senior running back quit the football team Thursday, just days before their home opener, after calling the team’s head coach a racist on social media.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2014

A statue of Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno is seen outside of Beaver Stadium on November 8, 2011 in University Park, Pennsylvania. Amid allegations that former assistant Jerry Sandusky was involved with child sex abuse, Joe Paterno's weekly news conference was canceled about an hour before it was scheduled to occur. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

5 Scandals In College Athletics That Damaged Universities

We take a look at five college athletics scandals to damage a university’s reputation.

08/27/2014

Josh Shaw of the USC Trojans celebrates against the Stanford Cardinal at Los Angeles Coliseum on Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

USC’s Shaw Suspended After Admitting To Lying About Injuries, Rescue

USC cornerback and recently named team captain Josh Shaw has admitted to lying about how he sprained both his ankles last weekend, saying that his original story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew was a lie.

08/27/2014

Josh Shaw of the USC Trojans celebrates against the Stanford Cardinal at Los Angeles Coliseum on Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

USC Investigating Story Behind Josh Shaw Ankle Injuries

USC officials Tuesday were investigating an incident where Trojan cornerback Josh Shaw injured both of his ankles after allegedly jumping from a balcony to save his drowning nephew.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2014

Josh Shaw of the USC Trojans celebrates against the Stanford Cardinal at Los Angeles Coliseum on Nov. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

USC Team Captain Injures Both Ankles Saving Nephew From Drowning

Southern California senior cornerback Josh Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew, Carter, from drowning in a pool.

08/25/2014

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Undergrads Return To USC Dorms For First Time Since Deadly Beating

About 3,000 new USC undergrads moved into on-campus housing Wednesday ahead of the fall semester.

08/20/2014

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USC’s Goal: Get Back To Normal Under Sarkisian

Cody Kessler’s head has finally stopped spinning after a Southern California season featuring four head coaches, interminable drama and — somehow — 10 victories.

08/12/2014

USC grad student Xinran Ji was found murdered July 24, 2014 while walking home from a study group, according to the District Attorney's Office (credit: The Daily Trojan)

Teens Charged In Death Of USC Student Plead Not Guilty

Four teenagers – two of whom are being prosecuted as adults – pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges stemming from the deadly assault of USC graduate student from China last month.

08/12/2014

(credit: LAPD)

Police Seek Help In Search For Missing USC Student

Derek Adam Seehausen, 26, was last seen leaving an apartment in the 400 block of West Glenoaks Boulevard about 6 a.m. that day, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

CBS Los Angeles–08/09/2014

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USC Announces New Security Measures In Wake Of Exchange Student’s Murder

The University of Southern California Friday announced new security and safety programs in the wake of a Chinese exchange student’s murder.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

NCAA Men's Final Four - Previews

NCAA Board Hands 5 Biggest Conferences, Including Pac-12, More Power

The NCAA Board of Directors voted 16-2 on Thursday to approve a historic package of changes that allows the five richest football conferences — the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC — to unilaterally change some of the rules that have applied to all Division I schools for years. The 65 universities in those leagues will also benefit from a new, weighted voting system on legislation covering the 350 schools in Division I.

08/07/2014

(credit: USC)

Army General Killed In Afghanistan Was USC Alumni

USC Wednesday was mourning the loss of an Army general killed in Afghanistan.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/06/2014

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