Anthony on LA: I was wrong, and I’m here to address it

Junior forward Isaiah Mobley posted 18 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists in USC’s Jan. 15 loss to Oregon. The Trojans currently sit at No. 16 in the AP Poll with a 14-2 overall record. (Patrick Hannan | Daily Trojan) Last week, I wrote the usual installment of my column — “on all things Los Angeles […]

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Anthony on LA: This is the year for men’s basketball to win the Pac-12

As the seconds ticked away into the New Year, people hoped 2022 would be different than the last two years.  Six days in and it was just like any other — No. 5 men’s basketball looked like a threat as they beat UC Berkeley on the road in its first game in 19 days due […]

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Anthony on LA: Jaxson Dart starting is what we’ve all been waiting for

Freshman quarterback Jaxson Dart carries the ball during USC’s game against Arizona. Dart has thrown for 198 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception in the two games he’s been back. (Patrick Hannan | Daily Trojan) When freshman quarterback Jaxson Dart entered the game against Arizona three weeks ago, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum noticeably exploded. The […]

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Anthony on LA: USC’s problems don’t end after the final game

Junior quarterback Kedon Slovis looks on during USC’s loss to Utah. Slovis threw 0 touchdowns against Notre Dame last week. (Amanda Chou | Daily Trojan) When junior running back Keaontay Ingram scored a touchdown to cut the Notre Dame lead to 15 last Saturday, I began to rework my game story lede.  For some reason, […]

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USC’s season hangs in the balance with matchup against Utah

Junior quarterback Kedon Slovis looks on during USC’s loss to Oregon State. Slovis threw 3 touchdowns against Colorado last week. (Amanda Chou | Daily Trojan) When Colorado’s beloved mascot, Ralphie, rushed the field last Saturday, it told the tale of a USC team that would do all the rushing — 218 yards to be exact […]

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Anthony on LA: Predicting USC’s difference makers to a championship season

Can you feel it in the air?  USC football is back with brand new expectations and pressure. Members of the Trojan faithful are optimistic. This is the year football can return to glory. Most importantly though, fans are back in the stands and the buzz around the Coliseum is high.  USC has a chance to […]

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Anthony on LA: Can the Clippers complete another comeback?

Another week means another column, and this time is the last time. Well, at least until August.  And the Los Angeles Clippers are still alive.  No, they didn’t roll over and die after the series was tied two games to two against the Utah Jazz. And, no, they didn’t hide in a corner and cry […]

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Anthony on LA: With their playoff series tied, the Clippers have a chance

The NBA playoffs this year have been full of storylines.  Can the Brooklyn Nets superteam dominate the league and win their franchise’s first NBA Championship? Who from the Eastern Conference can even challenge the Nets?  Can Chris Paul and the Phoenix Suns finally make the NBA Finals?  But, the biggest and most intriguing storyline on […]

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With Anthony Davis’ health in question The Lakers are in trouble

During Game 4 of the series between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Phoenix Suns Sunday, you could feel the tide turning.  After a horrid Game 1 loss, the Lakers, and most importantly forward Anthony Davis, found their rhythm. They bounced back with two victories against the Suns that highlighted their size and depth on […]

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Anthony on LA: Lakers falling into play in tournament is what they need

What’s been more up and down since my last column — the Los Angeles Lakers or Dogecoin? It’s been a little over a month since I wrote about Los Angeles sports and things have been shaky, to say the least. The Lakers have really stunk, holding a record of 8-9 during that time and losing […]

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