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Kiffin, USC walking a very thin ethical line

A fake extra point gone awry in the first quarter of USC’s 50-6 victory over Colorado last Saturday serves as just the latest example of the Trojans’ alarming lapse in judgment when it comes to showing common courtesy for opponents. Allow me to clarify. When USC lined up for the extra point with the score already […]

Barkley named Davey O’Brien finalist

After his record setting six-touchdown performance against Colorado on Saturday, senior Matt Barkley was one of two Pac-12 quarterbacks named as semifinalists for the Davey O’Brien Award. The Davey O’Brien Award is given annually to the best quarterback in the nation. Barkley is joined by his Pac-12 rival, freshman Marcus Mariota of Oregon. Barkley, in […]

No-huddle can boost Trojans’ scoring

You heard the jokes after USC’s Sept. 22 game against California. You heard the same jokes after subsequent road trips to Utah and Washington. USC coach Lane Kiffin’s offense was slow and stagnant. The space shuttle Endeavour trotted around Exposition Park at a quicker pace, they teased. So of course the No. 9 Trojans’ 44-point […]

Women of Troy top Utah and Colorado in straight-set sweeps

The USC women’s volleyball team continued its recent Pac-12 dominance, taking out both Utah and Colorado this week in straight-set sweeps to improve to 19-3 overall and 7-3 in conference play. After a sweep against California in Berkeley following a tough loss at Stanford, the Women of Troy came back to the Galen Center and […]

USC returns home for first time in more than a month

The USC women’s soccer team (5-8-3, 2-4-2 Pac-12) stayed home to play at McAlister Field for the first time in more than a month and ended a pair of streaks. The Women of Troy pulled out a 1-0 win over Utah (8-5-2, 3-4-0 Pac-12) on Friday, but fell to Colorado (7-7-3, 1-6-1 Pac-12) 1-0 in […]

Barkley stands out for more than just records

As senior quarterback Matt Barkley ran into the locker room after a 50-6 rout against Colorado, he was all smiles. And why wouldn’t he be? He had the game of his life and set records that should stand for years. Barkley threw his 100th career touchdown pass, making him the school’s all time leader, and […]