SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 13: Matt Barkley #7 of the USC Trojans passes the ball against the California Golden Bears at AT&T Park on October 13, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

USC Vs. Cal: Trojans Down Bears In McCovey Cove Snoozer, 30-9

USC beat Cal at AT&T Park on Thursday night, 30-9. It wasn't anywhere near as fun as it sounds.

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USC Vs. Cal Final Score: Trojans Put The Country To Sleep With 30-9 Win

It wasn't pretty, but at least it's over. What seemed like a marathon game -- it started at 9 p.m. on the East Coast -- came to a close at AT&T Park in San Francisco as the USC Trojans took care of the Cal Bears, 30-9.

The Trojans did their damage in the first half, putting up 23 points while pitching a shutout. Andre Heidari kicked two field goals, but didn't kick another on a hilarious early fourth and goal, and Matt Barkley tossed two touchdown passes in the half. Marqise Lee caught the first, but also went down with an apparent arm injury, leaving the field in significant pain.

In the second half, the Bears exploded, or at least put points up at a relatively quick pace to end the third quarter. A Giorgio Tavecchio field goal prevented the shutout and Zach Maynard ran in a touchdown with just seconds to go in the frame, cutting the USC lead to 23-9.

But that was it for the Bears, who failed to score again. USC tacked on another touchdown in the fourth on a Curtis McNeal rush, and walked away with a 30-9 win.

For further reading, news, discussion and more, visit USC blog Conquest Chronicles and Cal blog California Golden Blogs. Here’s this week’s college football TV schedule, and stay tuned to SB Nation’s college football news hub for more.

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Marc Tyler Injury: USC RB Dislocates Shoulder Against Cal

The USC Trojans raced out to a 23-point halftime lead, shutting down the Cal Bears at AT&T Park. But thus far, it's been a costly game for the Trojans, with two significant contributors on the offensive side of the ball on the sideline with injuries. Marqise Lee went down after scoring a touchdown, the victim of an apparent arm of shoulder injury, and was later joined by running back Marc Tyler.

Tyler's injury also involves his shoulder, he told Whitney Blaine during the fourth quarter.

Just talked to Marc Tyler, he told me he dislocated his left shoulder. #USC #Cal

USC has depth at the running back spot, and typically stocks the roster with five-star talent at the skill position, but Tyler's injury still hurts. It's unknown how long he'll be out, or how severe the injury is.

For further reading, news, discussion and more, visit USC blog Conquest Chronicles and Cal blog California Golden Blogs. Here’s this week’s college football TV schedule, and stay tuned to SB Nation’s college football news hub for more.

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USC Vs. California Halftime Score: Zach Maynard's Third Turnover Ends Rally

Just when the USC Trojans looked set to put away the California Golden Bears, Cal went and hit a squeeze play that nearly led to a run. I don't know what a squeeze play is. Zach Maynard, who'd looked challenged for most of the first half while fumbling and throwing an awful pick, drove the Bears into the red zone. And threw another pick. Sigh.

That's four turnovers in 30 minutes of football, with that one killing a very promising drive that could've given Cal the momentum coming out of the half. At the break, USC leads, 20-0. With one more takeaway, the Trojans D will equal its season-long production coming into this game.

USC isn't exactly smokin' on offense, averaging just 3.2 yards per rush and 6.4 yards per pass. A handful of big plays have given them what feels like ... well, it feels like a baseball game that's 20-0.

For further reading, news, discussion and more, visit USC blog Conquest Chronicles and Cal blog California Golden Blogs. Here’s this week’s college football TV schedule, and stay tuned to SB Nation’s college football news hub for more.

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Marqise Lee Injured While Scoring Touchdown For USC Against Cal

USC Trojans wide receiver Marqise Lee has been one of the few bright spots of a gruesome game against the California Golden Bears. He's up to 81 yards in the first half after catching a 39-yard arc from Matt Barkley, putting Southern Cal up, 10-0.

Lee appeared to hurt his shoulder while landing in the end zone. He was taken to the locker room in what looked to be a great deal of pain.

Moments later, Cal's Michael Calvin fumbled on an end-around and fell on the ball. Zach Maynard followed with an interception, the Golden Bears' second giveaway of the night. They've fumbled thrice now, making for four total fumbles. Do not watch this game.

Then there was a field goal. 13-0.

For further reading, news, discussion and more, visit USC blog Conquest Chronicles and Cal blog California Golden Blogs. Here’s this week’s college football TV schedule, and stay tuned to SB Nation’s college football news hub for more.

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USC Vs. Cal Score: Trojans Finally Just Kick The Football

After an early-game red zone appearance that saw the USC Trojans fumble the ball away while employing some fourth-down chicanery, Lane Kiffin's team has finally just gone ahead and kicked the thing. They're up, 3-0, on the California Golden Bears about halfway through the first quarter.

We're looking at a real treat of a game, with each team already losing a fumble and the Bears coughing up another. At least the scenery is nice, as Cal is playing by McCovey Cove in the San Francisco Giants park due to renovations of their own home stadium. But, yeah, baseball game score.

The big offensive play so far: Marqise Lee caught a 31-yard strike from Matt Barkley. A "double," so to speak.

For further reading, news, discussion and more, visit USC blog Conquest Chronicles and Cal blog California Golden Blogs. Here’s this week’s college football TV schedule, and stay tuned to SB Nation’s college football news hub for more.

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USC Vs. Cal TV Schedule, Spread, Game Time And More

Neither Cal nor USC are living up to past performances, mainly because of their struggling defenses.

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