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Pac-12 moving on without Trojans


Over the better part of the last decade, the national perception among college football fans and media has been that the SEC is the dominant conference. Year in and year out, SEC teams are held on a higher pedestal than teams from other conferences, a sentiment that is reflected in the national rankings. This season […]

Struggles of Kiffin era build loyalty


My first memory of USC football isn’t very inspiring; it’s of former Kansas State standout Terrence Newman streaking down the sideline to score on a blocked point after touchdown attempt from USC kicker David Davis. USC ultimately lost that game 27-20, and I’ll never forget my dad, a diehard fan, lamenting the loss as typical […]

Kiffin’s dismissal only the first step in rebuild


When Marqise Lee went down with a left knee injury in the opening moments of the fourth quarter of Saturday night’s game against Arizona State, it surely seemed like that would be the most significant news to come out of USC football this weekend. Sure, the Trojans were being manhandled by a Pac-12 opponent, but […]

Loss to Sun Devils acts as final nail in Kiffin


This weekend, USC’s trip to the desert started with a blowout loss to Arizona State and snowballed into the firing of head coach Lane Kiffin immediately following the team’s flight back to Los Angeles. On Saturday night in Tempe, Murphy’s Law reigned over the USC football team – anything that could go wrong, did. Arizona State […]

Trojan tennis poised for strong start


After a long, successful offseason, USC’s men’s and women’s tennis teams will play their first tournaments of the fall season this weekend. The teams finished last season ranked No. 5 on the men’s side and No. 6 on the women’s and look to improve upon their accomplishments as they embark upon their 2013-14 campaigns. The […]