Here's what you missed over the weekend:
- Lane Kiffin has seemingly been covered from all angles, but media independents Rick Reilly (ESPN.com) and T.J. Simers (LA Times) dispelled the evil rumors about the new coach after their visits with him at Pac-10 Football Media Day.
- While football is on everyone's mind with camp starting Wednesday, basketball season is not too far away. For the second straight year, Kevin O'Neill's squad will welcome a transfer guard to boost the back court in the middle of the season. Jio Fontan is ranked as one of the nation's top impact transfers by SI.com's Andy Glockner.
- Staying in the transfer market, former USC PF Leonard Washington will attend the University of Wyoming this fall. And, after being let out of his letter-of-intent to USC, LB Glen Stanley will suit up for Florida State this season.
- The U.S. Open gets started at the end of this month, but national playoffs are going on right now to earn a berth in the qualifying tournament. At Stanford's Taube Family Tennis Center, incoming USC freshman Kaitlyn Christian lost on the third day to veteran Austrian Alina Jidkova in the quarterfinals 6-2, 6-0.
- In the polo pool, Tommy Corcoran, who helped USC win the 2005 NCAA Championship, made his competitive debut for the U.S. Men's National Team at the FINA World Cup. The Americans finished fourth.
- Back-to-back NCAA champion USC goalie Joel Dennerley capped up for Australia, who finished sixth at the tournament in Oradea, Romania.