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COLUMN: Memories are tinted cardinal and gold


Diehard sports fans are irrational. There is some unquantifiable and illogical aspect of sports that makes every passionate fan value sports way more than we probably should. Admittedly, I made my decision to attend USC partially based on the fact that I needed to be at the Coliseum on Saturdays in the fall. While the […]

COLUMN: Tourney finalists a blueprint for Trojans


Another March Madness is in the books as the college basketball season wraps up Monday night with a championship matchup of perennial powerhouses: North Carolina and Gonzaga. While it is a bit disappointing that the Pac-12 isn’t represented in the final tilt, West Coast basketball will be represented with the Zags. Hopefully, Gonzaga will be […]

COLUMN: USC men’s basketball must keep growing to compete


USC’s loss on Saturday night to Oregon perfectly captures the current state of the men’s basketball program. The Trojans have climbed their way out of the conference basement cellar and are now entrenched as a respectable upper-tier — but not yet elite — team in the Pac-12. Saturday night proved this as the Trojans went […]

This year’s recruiting class is a statement


Wednesday was a monumental day for the USC football program. Any time the Trojans can finish in the top five of recruiting rankings, it is a successful National Signing Day, but this one had extra significance. First and foremost, Clay Helton has proven that he is no step down from previous coaches on the recruiting […]

COLUMN: USC men’s basketball must heat up to compete in Pac-12


The normal order has been restored for college athletics in Los Angeles. USC football and UCLA basketball are back to their respective heights. USC is once again winning Rose Bowls with the best quarterback in college football leading the charge, while UCLA basketball is picking up marquee recruits and headlining a deep Pac-12 conference. While […]