On Sunday, Las Vegas dubbed redshirt sophomore quarterback Sam Darnold the preseason Heisman Trophy favorite, with USC’s signal caller opening as a 5-1 frontrunner at multiple sportsbooks. The announcement surprised few, especially around the campus that Darnold captivated last fall. Darnold had been the Heisman favorite for months on online betting sites (alas, I missed […]
When the announcement was made, I had to be one of the most disappointed hockey fans on the planet.
With a collegiate baseball program as historic as USC’s, it’s always great to have a nationally relevant team on campus.
Last Saturday’s primetime NBA game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers was overshadowed. No, the culprit wasn’t the NCAA Tournament. It was the fact that a game that — on paper — featured the likes of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love duking it out against Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre […]
Spring football practice kicked off this week, and needless to say, there is plenty of hype surrounding USC’s 2017 prospects. Why wouldn’t there be? The Trojans have looked close to unstoppable ever since redshirt freshman Sam Darnold seized the starting quarterback mantle three games into last season, and no opponent seems to faze USC as […]
Tim Tebow’s entire athletic career to date has defied convention
We have endured a frustrating penultimate week of the regular season, and this year will probably end in disappointment for Trojan fans.
Sports are slowly becoming a springboard into political arguments — and that’s my nightmare.
Say what you want about Tom Brady’s alleged on-field transgressions, but at least they were indeed on the field.
The NFL conference championships were settled last weekend, which means it’s now time to revisit the time-honored tradition of trashing the Pro Bowl, which will take place this Sunday in Orlando. Are you rolling your eyes? Are you muttering something under your breath about beating a dead horse? I don’t blame you. But no matter […]