Poe’s Perspective: Helton has shown he is right for the job


As we reach the end of the season, I’ve become more and more grateful for head football coach Clay Helton. I’ve griped about Helton a good amount throughout this season, believe me. If I hear him repeat the phrase, “We control our own destiny,” one more time, I might just go out of my mind. […]

Day’s Den: Despite losses, Chargers remain in decent shape


Thanksgiving was especially joyous for the Los Angeles Chargers, beating the Ezekiel Elliott-less Dallas Cowboys, 28-6, as the Bolts once again proved they won’t quit on the playoff race with some help from their lackluster division. Two weeks ago, I noted that the team will probably lose against the Washington Redskins or Kansas City Chiefs. […]

Viscarra’s Vice: Hyped-up Trojans still have a lot to prove


Through the first three contests of its 2017-18 season, the No. 10 men’s basketball team hasn’t always looked like the top-10 team it’s been projected to be this season. While the Trojans have gotten off to a 3-0 start this campaign, the manner in which two of the wins have come has been concerning. USC […]

Win over UCLA key even with South title


This isn’t exactly what we expected. UCLA will make the trip to South Central on Saturday to take on the Trojans in a primetime matchup. This was a game all fans had circled on their calendars when schedules were first released last year: It would be a showdown between the nation’s two premier quarterbacks — […]