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Trojans’ depth issues will be costly


Though a contradictory figure of speech by definition, oxymorons infiltrate our everyday language. We have the tried-and-true cliches — overused literary paradoxes like “deafening silence” and “sweet sorrow.” We also spread them unwittingly at every turn, with common verbiage such as “act naturally” and “dull roar.” After scanning the 2013 football depth chart released last […]

Sports Digest


CUSHING, TEXANS ADVANCE IN PLAYOFFS Former USC linebacker Brian Cushing has led the Houston Texans to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history. Cushing, during his career as a Trojan from 2005-2008, was an All-American and All-Conference performer. He was also a finalist for the Butkus Award in 2008, given annually to the […]

Practice notes: Oct. 26


Redshirt sophomore cornerback Torin Harris and freshman tailback George Farmer remain sidelined with injuries. Sophomore wide receiver Robert Woods (sophomore) returned to practice. Woods, freshman wide receiver Marqise Lee and senior wide receiver Brandon Carswell were all in yellow no-contact jerseys, as was senior tailback Marc Tyler. Freshman kicker Andre Heidari resumed kicking in practice […]