Why is USC waiting to fire bumbling athletic director Mike Garrett?

“I read between the lines and there was nothing but a lot of envy, and they wish they all were Trojans. As I told my staff, I said, ‘You know, I feel invigorated by all this stuff … with the penalty we got today I know we’re bigger than life.’ ”
— USC athletic director Mike Garrett last week, after the NCAA Committee on Infractions whacked the Trojans, according to the Los Angeles Times.