1. Who Will Be The Next To Leave USC?

    As I reported last night, the University of Richmond officially confirmed that Aaron Corp will begin classes there on Monday, and he will be eligible immediately to compete at the quarterback position...

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  2. Aaron Corp Given His Release From USC

    If reports surfacing on the various boards at USC are correct, the question facing Pete Carroll and his offense next year won't be who is the starting quarterback but who is Matt Barkley's backup...

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  3. The Lakers Aren't Who We Thought They Were

    The Lakers sport the NBA’s best record to date at 25-6, but it is a deceiving one. Out of their first 31 games, the Lakers have only played 12 games against teams that are over .500, and have only won half of those games...

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  4. Andrew Bynum: A Boy among Men

    It’s Christmas Eve here in Los Angeles. In some parts of the world it is already Christmas morning, and bright-eyed children are ripping away wrapping paper like a defensive lineman bull-rushing a quarterback...

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  5. USC 2009 : Did We Expect Too Much?

      There was a chill in the air early Monday as I walked onto my balcony to check the weather.  The sky was heavily overcast.  Not your typical sunny Southern California day...

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  6. Emerald Bowl: USC's Most Important Postseason Game of the Decade

    What was that? No, I’m not hitting the holiday eggnog a little early. I don’t even like the stuff. For that matter, I’m not too fond of Emerald Nuts either...

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  7. Lakers Hit Bump and Game-Winner Against Bucks

    On Dec. 4, Kobe Bryant banked a miracle three-point shot at the final buzzer to give the Lakers a 108-107 win over Miami at the Staples Center. Now, almost two weeks and one avulsion fracture of the index finger later, Kobe Bryant has done it again...

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  8. The Lakers Have Added Something New This Year

    Along with Ron Artest, the Lakers have added something brand new this year—DEFENSE! Maybe it’s due to the fact that Ron Artest has long been considered one of the best lock-down defenders in the NBA...

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  9. A Few Moments With a Lakers Legend: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    The sky was overcast and the weather damp and chilly.  The threat of rain had been in the air all morning.  Yet it could not dampen the enthusiasm of the fans that had begun lining up outside the Best Buy store in Atwater, CA at 1 a...

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  10. Pete Carroll Will Keep the USC Coaching Door Open, Calls For a Rebirth

    This almost sounds like the 2001 season at USC where disgruntled fans were heaping criticism on the new head coach. The only difference is that after seven consecutive Pac-10 Championships and ...

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  11. Have the Lakers Forced the Suns into a Trade?

    The first time the Suns came into the Staples Center nearly a month ago, they were sporting a four-game winning streak and had a chance to tie the best 10-game start in franchise history (9-1)...

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  12. Charlie Weis Takes A Shot At Pete Carroll, Then Apologizes

    When I first read Chalie Weis’ comments on an alleged extramarital relationship between Pete Carroll and a grad student, I thought it was a hoax...

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  13. How Has the 2009 Season Affected Pete Carroll?

    It started way back in early January when Mark Sanchez announced that he was entering the NFL Draft, and things have been spiraling downhill for Trojan football ever since...

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  14. Does the Lack of Competition Hurt the Lakers?

    It’s no secret that 17 of the Lakers' first 21 games are at the Staples Center. It’s also no secret that the Lakers are on a seven-game winning streak and blowing out their opponents by double digits...

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  15. USC-UCLA: My Only Problem with the Way It Ended

    I didn’t have a problem with USC coming out for the last minute of the game and taking a knee. Okay, so maybe the coaching staff forgot that UCLA had three timeouts remaining...

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  16. USC-UCLA: Has the Rivalry Lost Its Luster?

    For USC and UCLA fans, this year’s rivalry game is what it is—the biggest game on the schedule.  No matter if the teams are 11-0 or 0-11, the school that loses must live with that for an entire year...

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  17. USC Trojan Fans, What's There to be Thankful For?

    That time of year is upon us once again when we give thanks for all the blessings in our lives. This year Trojan fans might think there’s not very much as far as football goes to be thankful for, but I disagree...

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  18. Are the Los Angeles Lakers on the Brink?

    Between the Lakers' victories last Thursday against the Chicago Bulls and Sunday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder, they had two practice sessions...

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  19. LA Lakers Should Not Imitate USC Trojans Basketball's Losing Playbook

    What do an NBA team and a college basketball squad have in common? They don’t show up to finish a game. The LA Lakers have unfortunately taken a page out of the USC book over the past week, ...

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  20. Pete Carroll-Jim Harbaugh: What's the Deal?

    Well, the deal, Peter, is the scoreboard.   If you’re rankled over a two-point conversion attempt with the score 48-21, maybe you should ask your defense what its deal is...

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  21. USC: For Pete's Sake, What's Next?

    ‘The bigger they are, the harder they fall,” as the quote goes.  And USC has certainly fallen with a thud. How can one of the most superlative stretches in the Trojans’ storied history ...

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  22. Michigan And USC: A Tale of Two QBs, A Tale of Two Teams

    They were both powerhouses in their respective conferences.  They last met in the 2007 Rose Bowl.  USC beat Michigan 32-18...

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  23. USC and Michigan: A Tale of Two QBs, A Tale of Two Programs

    They were both powerhouses in their respective conferences. They last met in the 2007 Rose Bowl. USC beat Michigan 32-18. Lloyd Carr would coach the Wolverines one more season, winning the Capital One Bowl, 41-35 over the former national champion, Florida

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  24. USC vs. Stanford: Are the Cardinal Too High To Fly?

      It seems to happen every year in the Pac-10.  One team gets a huge upset win over a highly-ranked foe but then loses its next game.  They are riding such an emotional high that they cannot get grounded in time to take care of business...

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  25. D.J. Mbenga: The Lakers' MVB

    Christmas cannot come too early for the Lakers this year. That’s the latest timetable for Pau Gasol’s return to the team according to Phil Jackson...

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