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USC athletic director Pat Haden to step down in June

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California hired Pat Haden to guide its storied athletic department through the toughest time in its history.

With that job largely done, USC's athletic director and dedicated Trojan decided he was ready for another role.

Haden will retire on June 30, school president Max Nikias announced Friday. Haden, the 63-year-old former USC quarterback, will start a one-year job guiding the renovation of the Coliseum after leaving the athletic department.

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Correction: UCLA-USC story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Feb. 4 about the UCLA-USC game, The Associated Press erroneously reported the final score. Southern California beat UCLA 80-61.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Southern California beats UCLA 80-61 to go 14-0 at home

Southern California stunned UCLA with a 9-0 run to open the game and the Trojans never looked back

By BETH HARRIS

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Clemson scrambles on signing day to replace missing DBs

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney thought his team was filled up on defensive backs for next fall — until NFL dreams got involved.

Three of last year's starting secondary declared for the NFL draft shortly after the Tigers 45-40 loss to Alabama in the national championship game.

"We had to start making calls," Swinney said.