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Sam Darnold threw five more touchdowns, USC rushed for 398 yards and the Trojans rolled past Cal 45-24 for their fourth consecutive victory.
Sam Darnold threw five touchdowns passes, Ronald Jones rushed for a career-high 223 yards and Southern California downed California 45-24 on Thursday night.
Blake Griffin had 27 points and 13 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers opened the season Thursday night with a 114-106 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Jeff Carter tipped a shot past Pekka Rinne at 4:31 of overtime to lift Los Angeles to a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night for the Kings' fourth straight win.
Cal keeps fighting in the fourth quarter
Davis Webb connects with Melquise Stovall in the end zone to cut USC's lead over the Golden Bears to 42-24.
Darnold makes it five touchdown passes
Sam Darnold's massive night continues as he throws his fifth TD, this one to Daniel Imatorbhebhe from 17 yards out to push the USC lead to 42-17 over Cal.
Jones II increases USC's lead with rushing TD
This 37-yard score was the first rushing touchdown of the game for Ronald Jones II. He has 12 carries for 203 yards midway through the third quarter against Cal.
Webb scores Cal's second touchdown
Cal QB Davis Webb runs it in from a yard out to cut into USC's lead over the Golden Bears.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
USC had 451 yards of offense in the first half against Cal. That's the most yards a Pac-12 team has registered in a half this season. The last time a Pac-12 team went for more: Cal vs Arizona State last year (458).
Darnold throws fourth TD pass of half
Sam Darnold hits Darreus Rogers from 20 yards out for Rogers' second touchdown catch of the night. The Trojans have a 28-10 lead over Cal at halftime.
David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer
When USC's Ronald Jones has 8 carries for 149 yards (18.6 per carry), Cal's hope lies in forcing turnovers.
Cal strikes back quickly for first TD
After recovering a fumble in USC territory, Cal converts it into points three plays later when Davis Webb finds Tre Watson from 22 yards out to cut into USC's lead.
Burnett TD makes three for Trojans
Sam Darnold waits for the perfect moment to complete a 13-yard pass to Deontay Burnett for a touchdown. The Trojans bring their lead to 21-0 early in the second quarter.