Tuesday marked the latest chapter in a season full of bumps and bruises for USC’s baseball team. In a hard-fought 6-4 loss to No. 4 Cal State Fullerton, the Trojans were reminded that no matter how much they tried to overcome countless obstacles, 2013 just wasn’t going to be their year. Not that this should […]
Following UCLA’s 83-63 loss to Minnesota in the opening round of the NCAA tournament on Friday night, USC redshirt junior forward Ari Stewart tweeted the following: “UCLA about to be right back in L.A. with us,” he said. On the one hand, it served as an entertaining, harmless jab at the Trojans’ crosstown rival, which […]
In his four years, the Women of Troy failed to earn a single NCAA tournament berth.
USC athletic director Pat Haden announced Cooper's resignation Wednesday. The announcement comes after Cooper led the Women of Troy to an 11-20 (7-11 Pac-12) record this season.
Let’s put it this way: If you notice athletes prominently featured on Deadspin on a Sunday, they probably aren’t featured for any philanthropic reasons. It isn’t because they visited a downtown Boys & Girls Club. And it isn’t because they hosted an anti-crime campaign insisting people should “shoot baskets, not guns,” or anything like that. […]
On Monday, the Los Angeles Times reported that USC Athletic Director Pat Haden reached out to former USC men’s basketball head coach Tim Floyd. The two met for over three hours to discuss the Trojans’ coaching situation beyond this season. Haden declined to comment, but Floyd said everything “went well.” At this point, I’d like […]
I never thought I’d see a coach get fired for making his players practice too much. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 is a day I will never forget. It was the day that USC baseball coach Frank Cruz had his “contract terminated” for reportedly violating the NCAA’s Countable Athletically Related Activities. For the record, according to […]
USC begins the 2013 season against No. 23 Cal State Fullerton on Friday without former head coach Frank Cruz.
Frank Cruz has been coaching at USC since 1993 and became head coach in
The news of Frank Cruz’s firing on Wednesday marked the latest occurrence in USC baseball’s steady decline into irrelevance, following a generation of dominance over the college baseball landscape. Here’s something that I’m betting most current USC students don’t know: USC’s baseball program is generally considered to be the most dominant in the history of […]