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USC Athletic Director Pat Haden Scolds Official From Sideline

Southern California athletic director Pat Haden was caught on television yelling at officials during the Trojans’ game at Stanford on Saturday.

09/06/2014

Stepfan Taylor #33 of the Stanford Cardinal runs in for a touchdown against the USC Trojans at Stanford Stadium on September 15, 2012 in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

USC Trojans Go Into Stanford As 3-Point Favorites

David Shaw and Steve Sarkisian made clear that any animosity between them is history now that the latter has moved on to coach at Southern California.

09/04/2014

Quarterback Cody Kessler #6 of the USC Trojans celebrates his touchdown pass to Adoree' Jackson #2 of the USC Trojans to take a 31-7 lead over the Fresno State Bulldogs during the second quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on August 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

USC’s Kessler Misses Part Of Workout With Toe Procedure, Will Play Saturday

Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler missed part of practice Tuesday to undergo a procedure on one of his toes.

09/02/2014

USC wide receiver Darreus Rogers makes a catch in front of Fresno State linebacker Karl Mickelsen during the Trojans' 52-13 win over the visiting Bulldogs at the Los Angeles Coliseum on Saturday/ (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

USC Debuts Up-Tempo Offense In 52-13 Victory Over Fresno State

Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian’s debut as the Trojans’ head coach.

08/30/2014

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/30/2014

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)

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 / KCAL9–08/29/2014

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

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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

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