For those of you not watching the Giants, here are a few links to tide you over 'til tomorrow's Cram Session and Q&A with SB Nation's USC blog, Conquest Chronicles.
These aren't your little brother's Trojans. George Schroeder says USC lacks the type of playmakers that defined Pete Carroll's tenure.
As you've probably heard by now, Ryan Whalen told reporters he will play Saturday. The status of Chris Owusu, who practiced wearing a yellow no contact jersey, is unknown. Ditto for Richard Sherman, who sat out Wednesday's practice.
Allen Bradford will start at running back for USC.
It's no wonder Lane Kiffin chooses to go for two. After Kiffin reopened the kicking competition this week, Joe Houston and Jake Harfman combined to miss six field goals during Wednesday's practice.
Trojans linebacker Mike Morgan hasn't forgotten last year's 55-21 defeat or the two-point conversion that gave us WYD. "They did it, they'll have to pay for it," Morgan told the Daily Trojan.
The Stanford women's basketball team held its first official practice yesterday.
One student offers four reasons to get excited about Johnny Dawkins' third year as men's basketball coach.