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Trojans top Sun Devils 38-17


USC coach Lane Kiffin described it as continued “bad karma” in a week replete with controversy after a student manager was fired for deflating game balls during the first half of last Saturday’s defensive debacle against Oregon. Only 45 minutes before kickoff, sophomore wide receiver Marqise Lee entered Kiffin’s office with a swollen face after […]

This Week in Photos: Mar. 20 – Mar. 23


“This Week in Photos” highlights the biggest stories of the week. Woods to miss all of spring practice>>   Dornsife needs to become cohesive>>   Hunger Games copes with modern issues>>   Panel discusses implications of a federal Dream Act>>   Building a program takes time>>   Film reshapes perspectives on bullying>>   Two former […]

Game rewind: Oregon


The set up: Does it even need to be explained? The Ducks were ranked 4th in the BCS. They were fresh off a dominating 53-30 victory over Stanford in Palo Alto. A win would clinch them the Pac-12 North title. They were staring at an outside shot at a national championship berth. The Trojans hadn’t […]

Four burning questions: Oregon


No. 18 USC (8-2, 5-2) travels to Eugene on Saturday as a 15.5-point underdog to face the No. 4 Oregon Ducks (9-1, 7-0). According to Michael Lev of the Orange County Register, the Trojans have not been this big of an underdog since 1998 when they traveled to Florida State. In addition the forecast calls […]

Four burning questions: Washington


How will Chris Polk fare against the USC defense? By any standard, Washington running back Chris Polk is having a phenomenal season. The former USC commit has run for over 100 yards in seven of the Huskies’ nine game this year, and he currently owns the school record for most career games with at least […]

Practice coverage: Oct. 25


  · Sophomore cornerback Torin Harris did not practice. Nor did sophomore wide receiver Robert Woods. Coach Lane Kiffin would not elaborate on Woods’ injuries; simply saying “he has multiple.” · Freshman running back George Farmer was carted off the practice field with what looked to be a leg injury. · Kiffin was mum on […]

Game rewind: Cal


The set up: Cal, who was playing in the fifth different stadium for the fifth straight game, played host to USC in the annual “Weekender” game at AT&T Park. Coming out of a bye week, the Trojans’ defense hoped to make statement after allowing a school-record 37 first downs to Arizona two weeks before. The […]