- USC names Clay Helton permanent coach after strong finish Updated: Nov-30-15 6:55 pm
LOS ANGELES - Clay Helton has twice taken charge of the Southern California football program in moments of crisis and steadied the Trojans with calm leadership.
- Chip Kelly denies meeting with Southern California Updated: Nov-30-15 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly denied reports that the University of Southern California met with him to discuss its coaching vacancy before the school hired interim coach Clay Helton on Monday.
- Interim coach Helton leads USC into Pac-12 title game Updated: Nov-29-15 10:26 pm
LOS ANGELES - Clay Helton is wholly uninterested in spending even one minute of the next week publicly politicking for the full-time head coaching position at Southern California.
- Rout of Eagles gives Detroit another Thanksgiving victory Updated: Nov-27-15 2:23 am
DETROIT - After nearly a decade as Thanksgiving pushovers, the Detroit Lions have started playing their best in their holiday showcase.
- Caldwell: No 'magic' behind better Detroit defense Updated: Nov-23-15 8:16 pm
ALLEN PARK, Michigan - Jim Caldwell's demeanor rarely changed much when his team was losing game after game, so now that Detroit has won two in a row, he has nothing earth shattering to offer about how the Lions have become stronger defensively.
- Eagles quickly shift focus to Lions after bad loss Updated: Nov-23-15 5:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A short week gives the Philadelphia Eagles no time to dwell on a bad loss, and little time to figure out their problems.
- The best defenses in the NFL these days can bring the blitz Updated: Nov-06-15 2:17 am
With sleek and sophisticated offenses, cunning and confident quarterbacks and recent rule changes designed for player safety, defense in the NFL has never been more difficult.