No. 16 USC defeats Colorado

Junior guard Boogie Ellis dribbles the ball during USC’s game against Oregon last week. Ellis added 11 points in the win against Colorado. (Patrick Hannan | Daily Trojan) Senior forward Chevez Goodwin led USC, snatching a career-high 18 rebounds, while adding a team high 14 points.  It was the first time the Trojans shot under […]

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No. 20 USC opens Pac-12 play Wednesday against Utah

Junior guard Ethan Anderson brings up the ball during USC’s game against Dixie State Nov. 22. Anderson is averaging 7 points per game. (Simon Park | Daily Trojan) USC’s undefeated men’s basketball team will open up its Pac-12 schedule Wednesday against Utah at Galen Center. Utah enters the game with a 5-1 record, with its only […]

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Pro Prose: The battle for the West is heating up

The Suns are on fire. The Warriors won’t stop winning. The two best teams in the NBA will put their win streaks on the line when they face off Tuesday in Phoenix.  Both teams have had exceptional starts to their seasons. The Suns have won their last 16 games after starting the season with a […]

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Men’s basketball travels to face Temple for first road trip

Junior guard Ethan Anderson holds the ball during USC’s 89-49 opening victory Tuesday against Cal State, Northridge. Anderson finished with 5 points, 2 assists and 3 rebounds in 19 minutes. (Talha Rafique | Daily Trojan) Men’s basketball will face Temple Saturday in its first away game of the season. After their dominant 40-point victory over Cal […]

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Pro Prose: Baseball is struggling to appeal to younger audiences

There’s no debate that baseball’s reign as “America’s Pastime” has come to an end. With the NFL’s tight grasp on viewership in the United States, MLB has fallen out of the spotlight. Of course, there are still millions of avid baseball fans, but football attracts viewers like no other sport. ESPN’s Monday Night Football brought […]

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Pro Prose: The mighty Kansas City Chiefs have fallen from grace

Before Week 1 of the NFL season, there seemed to be a never ending list of potential Super Bowl contenders. The Green Bay Packers, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Los Angeles Rams and the Buffalo Bills were all the talk for sports media, and for good reason. All but the Chiefs […]

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A mid-divisional series check-in and why you should be watching

The NFL is back, and it has been great. The MLB playoffs have been must-see television, and shouldn’t be overshadowed by America’s New Pastime. After an electric end to the regular season, in which the Giants held their ground as the Dodgers unsuccessfully battled for first place in the National League West, the postseason brings […]

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Two former College Football Playoff stars struggle in their rookie seasons

It’s no surprise that there’s a huge learning curve in the National Football League, particularly at the quarterback position. Learning completely different offensive systems, struggling to find chemistry with an entirely new group of receivers and running backs and competing against the best defensive players in the world takes more than a few weeks of […]

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Pro Prose: Prescott looks exciting even with Cowboys loss

The Dallas Cowboys may have lost their season opener, but they’ve sure got a quarterback.  Dak Prescott looked like the early-2019 MVP candidate version of himself Thursday night when the NFL opened its season with a matchup between the Cowboys and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Prescott, who is coming off of an ankle injury that […]

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USC finding its rhythm after opening season with losses

Redshirt senior midfielder Savannah DeMelo scored the first goal in USC’s win against Utah Valley Saturday. (Amanda Chou | Daily Trojan) Women’s soccer lost their second straight game Thursday. BYU defeated the Trojans 2-1 in a dominant performance that left little room for USC to make a comeback. Following their defeat, the Trojans finally found […]

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