6:29 PM EDT, Fri August 01, 2014

Defusing the Bomb

USC men's tennis alum Steve Johnson is enjoying one of the most successful weeks of his professional career. Against an elite field in Washington D.C., Johnson knocked off No. 5 John Isner and No. 9 Ivo Karlovic in third set...

Spreecast with Sark and Agholor

As a thank you to our valued season ticket holders, they were privy to an exclusive Spreecast this afternoon with head coach Steve Sarkisian and wide receiver Nelson Agholor.  Being a season ticket holder has its benefits, but we wanted...

USC 15th in coaches poll (for what it’s worth)

USC is ranked 15th in the first USA Today coaches poll of the 2014 season. And that means … even less than it used to? Absolutely nothing? In recent seasons, the coaches poll has been a component in determining the BCS standings. Now, with the...

Coaches Start USC at 15

USC is ranked No. 15 in the initial Coaches' Poll heading into the 2014 season.  The Trojans are one of six Pac-12 teams listed in the Top 25 joining No. 4 Oregon, No. 7 UCLA, No. 11 Stanford, No. 18...

Regarding Tyron Smith's contract extension

Former Trojan Tyron Smith is in a place every current Trojan wants to be. Smith, who played for USC from 2008-10, is the starting left tackle for the Dallas Cowboys. He is a budding star with a bright future. And on Wednesday the 23-year-old signed...
Los Angeles Times Jul 31, 2014

Red Sox trade Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes to A's for Yoenis Cespedes

The Dodgers will have to look elsewhere if they want to acquire a starting pitcher, because the Boston Red Sox sent left-handed pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and a competitive balance pick in 2015, according...
Los Angeles Times Jul 30, 2014

Angels struggle at plate in 4-3 loss to Orioles

Kevin Gausman pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Adam Jones homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Wednesday night for their seventh win in nine games.
Los Angeles Times Jul 30, 2014

David Feherty's career is not just garden-variety

TV star David Feherty isn't the most complicated man in the world, but he's in the conversation.

The List That Lasts

USC has long touted its NFL factory reputation in terms of all-time draft picks, first rounders and current players in the league, but Trojans are also tops when it comes to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  Eleven USC alums...

Lord Tyron

Do you remember the opening to the movie The Blind Side?  The general point was demonstrating the value of a franchise offensive tackle in the NFL.USC alum Tyron Smith can now take that argument to the bank.  The Cowboys reportedly...

The Spanish Armada

USC women's golf alum Belen Mozo led Spain to the inaugural International Crown as part of a tightly bonded quartet of players.  The Spaniards closed out the match play competition in style winning all four points on the final day.Click...

The plan for USC's multidimensional freshmen

Steve Sarkisian and his staff have a plan to evaluate USC’s incoming freshmen, in particular Adoree’ Jackson, JuJu Smith and Rahshead Johnson. All three are listed on offense and defense on the pre-camp depth chart. The coaches will spend the...

All this Dodgers deadline trade talk is absolutely draining

Can it be Thursday, please? At 1 p.m. with deals done or not done? At some point do you stop caring and just want it over?
Los Angeles Times Jul 29, 2014

For Chargers QB Philip Rivers, with age comes confidence, and wisdom

Philip Rivers wasn't always quarterback of the San Diego Chargers. He started as an All-Pro receiver.

Salute to Troy 2014

The annual Salute to Troy football kickoff BBQ is set for Saturday, August 23, with dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. and the program to follow at 6:30 p.m.  You are all invited to the outdoor event on campus at Cromwell...