1. Arizona Wildcats Defense Smothers While USC Trojans Defense Stutters

    On the first two nights of College Football, Arizona’s Nick Foles and USC’s Matt Barkley have set the target high for Pac-10 quarterbacks...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about almost 4 years ago 1,424 reads 9 comments

  2. What Lessons the USC Trojans Learned in Hawaii

    Just how good or how bad the Trojans will be this season is difficult to tell from their 49-36 victory over the Hawaii Warriors in Honolulu. Remember the Fresno State game in 2005? This was nearly a carbon copy: great on offense, terrible on defense...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about almost 4 years ago 587 reads 13 comments

  3. USC Fans: TGIF (Thank God It's FOOTBALL) Trojan Style!

    Whew! It’s finally over. The worst offseason in the storied history of USC football has finally come to an end. Thank God! Thank Allah! Thank the Buddha! Thank your lucky stars! And no thanks to Reggie Bush, Paul Dee, or the NCAA...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about almost 4 years ago 475 reads 4 comments

  4. USC's Lane Kiffin To Revolutionize College Football?

    He may not be considered a revolutionary, but Lane Kiffin has stirred up a revolt wherever he has been a head coach. In Oakland, he took the Frank Sinatra path and tried to do things “His Way...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about almost 4 years ago 3,078 reads 40 comments

  5. USC's NFL Roster Spells Trouble For The Trojans

    While NFL coaches struggle to pare down their rosters to the 53-man limit by September, Lane Kiffin is already there...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about almost 4 years ago 3,429 reads 38 comments

  6. Lane Kiffin Tackles the NCAA Sanctions at USC

    Blocking and tackling. That’s what football's all about, right? Sure, there is passing and running, punting and kicking, but without blocking and tackling, you might as well be ...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about almost 4 years ago 1,188 reads 23 comments

  7. The NCAA May Not Be Done With USC

    Ah, fall camp is finally here. And just when you thought you could breathe a sigh of relief, the NCAA rears its Cycloptic head once again. Not only could USC lose its appeal, which some expect, but there could even be more restrictions to come...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about almost 4 years ago 3,828 reads 20 comments

  8. USC, Where Bad Press Is Better Than No Press At All

    Maybe incoming President Max Nikias and his handpicked athletic director Pat Haden would prefer not to have a headline on ESPN’s front page nearly every day...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about almost 4 years ago 723 reads 12 comments

  9. USC Finishes the Week With More Controversy

    It has been quite an eventful week for USC’s athletic program. It started off in great fashion with President-elect Nick Nikias’ appointment of former USC quarterback, ...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 1,652 reads 51 comments

  10. NBA Free Agency 2010: The Word in Laker Land Is Defense!

    Can there be any doubt after the Los Angeles Lakers completed their free agent signings, at least for the moment, that defense wins championships? The Lakers just added backup center ...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 5,104 reads 30 comments

  11. NBA Free Agents: Theo Ratliff To the Lakers, Matt Barnes as Well

    It’s official. The Lakers have just signed 37 year-old Theo Ratliff to a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum salary of $1.35 million. The 15-year veteran is best known for his defensive work in the post...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 3,640 reads 19 comments

  12. Reggie Bush Out at USC, Pat Haden In

    Max Nikias, the incoming president of USC, has taken some very strong first steps. In a message to the entire Trojan family, Nikias has officially disassociated the university from former Heisman Trophy winner, Reggie Bush...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 1,384 reads 27 comments

  13. Mitch Kupchak's Next Move for the Los Angeles Lakers

    With the bulk of free agency winding down, there isn’t much for the Lakers to choose from. However, with a solid core, the reigning two-time NBA champions do not need very much...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 15,293 reads 60 comments

  14. Derek Fisher: “Let the Hunt for Six Begin..."

    He’s back, Laker fans! Derek Fisher is back! Not for one, not for two, but almost unbelievably for three years. And all of Los Angeles just drew a collective sigh of relief...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 2,290 reads 45 comments

  15. NBA Needs a Dream Team To Defeat the Lakers

    At least LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and the media seem to think so. Have you ever seen such an NBA circus in your life? Up until this year, championship teams have always been put together by general managers and team executives...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 4,058 reads 31 comments

  16. NBA Trade Rumors: Where the Lakers Stand in All the Signing Speculation

    On the eve of this year’s Free Agency deadline, I had to think back to last year and the Lakers’ dilemma...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 11,157 reads 8 comments

  17. USC Football Will Thrive Despite Sanctions

    In my last article I stated why I felt USC would not win its appeal. With much of the media backlash that the NCAA is experiencing due to its shoddy investigation, the football program ...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 2,491 reads 48 comments

  18. USC Not Likely To Win Appeal of NCAA Sanctions

    USC on Thursday submitted its appeal to the NCAA Infractions Appeal Committee. Unfortunately, I feel USC will lose that appeal but will not see any great diminishment in the fortunes of its historic football program...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 3,096 reads 41 comments

  19. 2010 NBA Draft Results: Los Angeles Lakers Draft Picks

    With the 43rd pick, their highest in this year’s draft, the Lakers selected Devin Ebanks, a 6’8” sophomore forward from West Virginia. Although Ebanks has very good athleticism, he did not live up to expectations this past season...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 11,115 reads 13 comments

  20. Los Angeles Lakers Short on Hopes in the 2010 NBA Draft

    With the confetti shower and the parade down Figueroa Street just memories of a successful defense of their NBA Title, the Lakers are now looking more toward free agency to fulfill their needs than today’s NBA Draft...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 4,367 reads 6 comments

  21. Celtics vs. Lakers 2010 : Lakers Get Redemption!

    It was the ugliest game of the 2010 NBA Finals. But the last two minutes were positively exciting and the result, absolutely superb...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 1,094 reads 4 comments

  22. Did Lane Kiffin's Hiring Motivate the NCAA?

    Paul Dee, who chaired the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions, would like the entire world of college football to think that Reggie Bush’s name alone helped USC pull in at least thirty recruits...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 2,129 reads 88 comments

  23. Lakers vs. Celtics Game 6: Lakers Force a Game Seven With Dominant Showing

    Playing their best game in the NBA Finals since their Game One victory at Staples Center, the Lakers defeated the Celtics 89-67 to set up a decisive Game Seven...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 774 reads 11 comments

  24. Can the Los Angeles Lakers Come Back in the NBA Finals?

    Probably not. But Lakers fans shouldn’t give up hope—at least not until 9:00 PM tonight. The Celtics have proven that they are stronger, quicker and tougher than the Lakers...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 313 reads 2 comments

  25. USC Football: Pete Carroll Brought College Football To the People

    While the recent ruling by the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions has tarnished Pete Carroll’s legacy, in the minds of many, this writer included, Pete Carroll remains one of the all-time great coaches in college football...

    Paul Peszko Written by Paul Peszko about 4 years ago 667 reads 36 comments