Trojans in the pros: week two

Week two of the NFL saw blowouts and tight games alike. While there weren’t any standout performances, it was a solid week for  several former Trojans. Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen had two tackles and a sack on Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman in a 24-21 loss. New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Charles […]

Barkley named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week

Following a record tying performance against Syracuse, USC quarterback Matt Barkley was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week. Barkley threw five touchdown passes to lead the Trojans to a 38-17 victory over the Orange. Barkley’s performance Saturday is the third time in his career at USC in which he tied the passing record of […]

Woods immune to sophomore slump

The sophomore slump is as much a part of sports as hot dogs and cheerleaders. The term means exactly what it says — a player, in his second year, fails to come close to living up to the enormous expectations placed on him after the success of his rookie season. Sophomore slumps are fairly common, […]

Parkour evolves as quirky and alternative fitness regimen

One of the main goals with any fitness plan, no matter the combination of diet and exercise, should be to maximize the body’s physical potential. That means making it stronger, more flexible and more agile. In many cases, this requires a number of different workout routines. Most sports prepare the body for specialization, not overall […]