Tag Archive for: NFL

Talkin’ Troy S9E2: USC soccer awaits No. 1 UCLA, NFL trade deadline heat check

Join Chris Bibona, Leila MacKenzie and Jack Hallinan in Talkin’ Troy’s latest dive into the biggest stories in sports. To start the show, MacKenzie previews the highly anticipated soccer “Crosstown Rivalry” game on Friday. In the second half, Hallinan analyzes the best NFL mid-season acquisitions and gives his take for the best team in the […]

COLUMN: Move to Vegas will benefit Raiders

Momentum is an awfully powerful thing. It has the ability to take you from a stagnant halt one second to a state of instant acceleration the next. Just 15 months ago, there were no NFL teams in Los Angeles or Las Vegas. It’s now March 2017, and the Los Angeles Rams just completed their first […]

COLUMN: Chargers’ move to LA won’t solve problems

Too much of a good thing is a bad thing. Last August, I ended a column about the St. Louis Rams moving to Los Angeles with this precaution: “Ninety-one thousand people may pack the Coliseum for a preseason NFL game just to check out the shiny new toy, but how many will actually show up […]

Ray Rice case draws needed attention to domestic violence

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t understand football, which seems blasphemous at a place like USC. I do, however, enjoy the feeling of unity between everyone while watching a game and shouting expletives at the other team. When we win, strangers jump up and down and give each other hugs, as if […]