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Spring sports deserve attention


Enough about football, eh? Just kidding, football never sleeps at this school. Football is king. Period. The End. And rightfully so, seeing as it is responsible for funding all of USC’s other athletic programs. But football season is a long eight-plus months away, and so I present to you my spring sports primer. This isn’t […]

Howard granted immediate eligibility


Maryland transfer Pe’Shon Howard has officially been added to the 2013-2014 USC men’s basketball roster,  head coach Andy Enfield announced Monday. The senior point guard was given legislative relief waiver to return home to his hometown in order to be closer to his ailing grandmother. The 6’3, 190 pound guard adds a great amount of […]

Chris Paul Ignites “Real” Playoff Basketball


Chris Paul crossed over at the top of the three-point arc, took five aggressive dribbles, and attacked the right side of the lane. As the floater left his fingertips, there was no doubt over what the result would be. There was nothing the outstretched arms of Tony Allen and Darrell Arthur could do. The shot […]

The Daily Trojan NBA Playoff Preview


The NBA Playoffs are finally here, so I reached out to Daily Trojan sports editor and NBA diehard Alex Shultz to do a back-and-forth for this week’s Trojan Fix. This is a slightly edited transcript of a back-and-forth between the two of us that occurred during the last game of the regular season last Wednesday. […]

Fontan, Wise named MVPs


Seniors Jio Fontan and Eric Wise were named team MVPs following the USC men’s basketball team’s annual end-of-season awards banquet held Tuesday night. Wise, a 6-foot-6 forward, led the Trojans in scoring, averaging 11.9 points per game in his lone season with the program after transferring from UC Irvine following his junior season with the Anteaters. He […]

Fab five reunited for one night


While the Michigan Wolverines may have lost to the Louisville Cardinals in the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship game, they can take solace in the fact that the school’s Fab Five took a big step toward reconciliation by all attending the game. Four of the five members – Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Ray Jackson […]

Can A Resurgent Star Be The One to Topple The Miami Heat?


“All he can do is score. Low percentages. He’s going to jack up thirty shots a game and get you seven rebounds a game if you’re lucky. Get ready to tank your percentages and sacrifice virtually every other category.” That was me last October, talking to my little brother during one of our eight team […]

Lakers On Target To Miss Playoffs


The Los Angeles Lakers find themselves in the unfamiliar position of having to fight for the eighth and final playoff spot in the NBA’s Western Conference. Despite their mediocre record this season, coverage of the Lakers has not been lacking, with a litany of talking points about the team dominating the headlines every week. Such […]

Show goes on in Buss’ absence


On Monday, Los Angeles Lakers owner and USC alumnus Jerry Buss passed away at the age of 80. Buss had owned the team since 1979, winning 10 championships at the helm of one of the NBA’s most profitable and successful franchises. Buss’ legacy has been covered extensively since his death — he reinvigorated the Lakers, […]