Lincoln Riley era begins as USC finishes season with 24-14 loss to Berkeley

Redshirt senior running back Vavae Malepeai carries the ball during USC’s game against Arizona. Malepeai had 107 yards rushing against Cal in his final game. (Patrick Hannan | Daily Trojan) In a matchup rescheduled two weeks ago following positive coronavirus cases within the UC Berkeley team, it was fitting that viewers from home had to […]

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Women’s soccer head coach Keidane McAlpine leaves position after eight seasons

Following a year where USC went on a historical unbeaten run during the regular season, women’s soccer Head Coach Keidane McAlpine will become the new head coach at Georgia after leading the Trojans for eight seasons, according to a media release Tuesday.  “We are so grateful for Keidane’s service and commitment to our student-athletes, athletics […]

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Lincoln Riley named new head football coach

Lincoln Riley is expected to be USC’s next head football coach, according to ESPN. Riley served as the head coach of Oklahoma from 2017 to 2021 and had a 55-10 record, including three College Football Playoff appearances in five seasons.  USC will buy out the rest of Riley’s $38.9 million contract, an extension he signed […]

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USC running back Kenan Christon appeals suspension

Junior running back Kenan Christon impressed in his first season with the Trojans, displaying elite speed and rushing for 53.3 yards per game. (James Wolfe | Daily Trojan file photo) USC running back Kenan Christon and his lawyer Anton Diffenderfer are accusing USC and its Student Judicial Affairs and Community Standards of being racially insensitive […]

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USC embarrassed in high-scoring defeat to UCLA

Sophomore wide receiver Gary Bryant Jr. falls while being defended by a UCLA defensive back in USC’s 62-33 loss to UCLA Saturday. Bryant Jr. finished the game with 161 yards on 9 receptions with 1 touchdown. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) Senior quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson has history with USC. Thompson-Robinson had started two games against […]

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USC prepares for UCLA showdown

Redshirt senior safety Greg Johnson returns an interception during a USC game. Johnson has 22 total tackles this season and 1 touchdown return. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan file photo) USC faces UCLA Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the 91st meeting between the two schools. The Trojans have won two […]

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Ingram in stride: From 4 a.m. sled workouts to broken records

(Photo by Amanda Chou, Design by Chloe Barker) During a Texas summer day in 2016, Carthage High School Football Head Coach Scott Surratt drove with his wife past the school’s campus.  The weather was scorching hot — in triple digits to be exact — the norm that time of the year, especially at 1 p.m. […]

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Talkin’ Troy S7E9: Preview of USC-UCLA with Daily Bruin sports editors

Sports editors Anthony Gharib and Adam Jasper preview the 91st annual rivalry game between USC and UCLA Saturday with Daily Bruin sports editors Jon Christon and Sam Settleman. The post Talkin’ Troy S7E9: Preview of USC-UCLA with Daily Bruin sports editors appeared first on Daily Trojan.

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Money Talks: What do schools earn from participating in March Madness?

Although March is a few months away, the tip-off of the college basketball season has me excited again for one of the greatest postseason tournaments in sports.  Unlike its restrictive football counterpart, March Madness includes a wide array of teams in each conference. Nowhere else would I get to see teams like Oral Roberts and […]

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USC thrashes Grand Canyon in first round of NCAA Tournament

Women’s soccer began its 2021 NCAA tournament Saturday with a convincing 6-0 win against Grand Canyon University in the first round. The Trojans returned to winning ways at a crucial point after losing their final Pac-12 match against UCLA.  USC got off to a fast start in the 4th minute when Pac-12 Midfielder of the […]

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