Eli’s DT 4-1-1: Week of 10/12

USC News Sark Sacked: On Monday, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden fired head football coach Steve Sarkisian. His forced leave of absence after he didn’t show up to practice on Sunday was short-lived. Haden deemed Sark unhealthy after several incidents showed the coach had a drinking problem. Offensive coordinator Clay Helton will take over as […]

Coach Steve Sarkisian publicly addresses missteps at Salute to Troy event

Three days after reportedly speaking while intoxicated at USC’s annual Salute to Troy event, head football coach Steve Sarkisian publicly apologized to the media on Tuesday morning before practice in a press conference at Howard Jones Field. “I’d like to apologize for my behavior Saturday night,” Sarkisian said. “It was inappropriate. I feel bad for the […]

Coach Steve Sarkisian apologizes following ‘inappropriate’ behavior at USC booster event

USC football head coach Steve Sarkisian has issued an apology for inappropriate behavior at Saturday night’s Salute to Troy event that was held on campus. According to event attendees, Sarkisian looked to be inebriated and was slurring his words while he delivered a speech to the crowd that included many USC alumni and donors. Sarkisian’s speech […]

In Photos: USC defeats Colorado, 56-28

USC’s football team welcomed alumni back for Homecoming with an impressive rout over Colorado on Saturday. The No. 22 Trojans (5-2, 4-1 Pac-12) put up 28 points in the first quarter on their way to a 56-28 win. Read our coverage of the game for more details. Photos by Tony Zhou.

Sarkisian needs to improve strategy

Saturday night’s loss to Boston College was miserable. After three and a half quarters, it was just shocking. The last eight minutes, however, elevated it to another level of agony because the second half of the fourth quarter demonstrated why USC should have won the game. USC could have given up 600 yards on the […]

Podcast: Sizing up the Huskies

Sports editors James Bianchi and Kenny Legan look ahead to the Trojans' Parents Weekend matchup versus the Washington Huskies.