It’s funny how sports can sometimes work as a metaphor for life — in that everything seems to balance out. For the USC men’s basketball team, it’s the fact that they are neither as good as their 14-0 start nor as bad as their recent losses against three top-ranked teams followed by a debacle at […]
Tim Tebow’s entire athletic career to date has defied convention
For too long, the United States Soccer Federation has centered its women’s program around a few stars who have become household names.
Yeah, I’ll admit it. I was that guy on Sunday afternoon attempting to be the voice of reason to those anxiously huddled around the television screen. I was trying to pacify a situation that I had no clue would conclude so tragically. Despite a 10-point lead for the Trojans with 3:57 remaining in regulation against […]
Rather than spending billions to build grandiose stadiums from scratch for the purposes of three weeks of competition, Los Angeles is proposing to use the plethora of venues already at its disposal for the Games.
We have endured a frustrating penultimate week of the regular season, and this year will probably end in disappointment for Trojan fans.
We were sitting in the downtown Las Vegas Krispy Kreme when my friend Maddie received the unfortunate news via text alert on her phone. “Not Boogie!” The yelp of desperation came as somewhat to a surprise to me. Maddie is a sports fan, but she exists at a different intensity of emotion when it comes […]
USC men’s basketball’s win over UCLA at home last month prompted nothing short of euphoria for Trojan hoops fans. It was the perfect storm: Not only had the Trojans toppled their archrivals, but it was also the fourth straight win over UCLA, a top 10 team with national championship aspirations. Coupled with football’s back-to-back blowout […]
Sports are slowly becoming a springboard into political arguments — and that’s my nightmare.
The legacy of women’s basketball will be much more than a collection of dynasties. And though the Huskies might reign now, the sport will truly flourish when it becomes any woman’s game.