Predictions for the 91st annual rivalry matchup

The Trojans lined up during their game. USC is 4-5 this season, but have defeated the Bruins the past two seasons after losing 34-27 in 2018. The Trojans will start freshman quarterback Jaxson Dart because junior quarterback Kedon Slovis is injured. (Amanda Chou | Daily Trojan) Adam Jasper, Sports Editor Prediction: UCLA 41, USC 31 […]

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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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Money Talks: 12-team expansion is financially best for the CFP

With the arrival of the college football playoff rankings Monday, we got a first look at the schools vying for the top four to compete for the nationalchampionship.  Although these games are enjoyable to watch because they include the best of the best, the schools usually end up with the same lineup almost every year […]

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Fans can remain optimistic despite USC’s struggles

The Trojans enter the second half of the season with a 3-4 record and are in danger of having their second negative win percentage in the last three seasons. USC’s matchup against UCLA Nov. 20 will be an opportunity for the Trojans to make a final statement. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) This season has […]

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Money Talks: The resurgence of college sports video games

Growing up during the 2000s and early 2010s, I found that playing the NCAA basketball and football video games took up large portions of my day. Specifically, the main games I played from the respective series were NCAA Basketball 10 and NCAA Football 09.  Even though I didn’t really know about college sports aside from […]

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The five best USC Latinx Athletes

Former USC tennis star Robert Farah led the Trojans to back-to-back NCAA championships in 2009 and 2010. Farah went on to have a successful professional career in doubles tennis. (Geo Tu | Daily Trojan file photo) As an institution with a distinguished athletics program, USC boasts many talented athletes, especially of Latinx descent. As we celebrate […]

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Vaccination requirements introduced for USC’s game

Guests will now be required to show proof of full vaccination, meaning they have received all necessary doses for at least two weeks, or present a negative coronavirus test taken within 72 hours to enter campus or the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for Saturday’s football game against Utah, Athletic Director Mike Bohn announced in a […]

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Money Talks: How NIL will impact recruiting moving forward

The Trojans set themselves up to help athletes gain money through NIL, through USC football’s partnership with creative agency J1S, columnist Pratik Thakur argues. (Alexis Francel | Daily Trojan file photo) Beginning July 1, student-athletes began making money from selling their name, image and likeness, more formally known as NIL. This trend came from various decisions […]

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Top candidates for USC’s next head football coach

Penn State football head coach James Franklin has been a common name attached to USC’s head coaching search. Franklin has been at Penn State for nearly 10 years. (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons) One of the biggest headlines in college football last week was USC firing former head coach Clay Helton. Already on shaky ground coming […]

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