Anthony on LA: Buss must reconsider how Lakers are run

I’m back.  Those are the words Michael Jordan released in a fax when he returned to basketball in 1995. And those are the words I release today.  I am back.  OK, back from what exactly you may ask? I was gone for basically a month. Jordan was gone for two years. The sports section didn’t […]

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Beach volleyball crowned national champions

No. 1 beach volleyball won its second-straight NCAA Championship title earlier this month, defeating No. 4 Florida State 3-1 in the Championship Dual. The Trojans’ national title clinch marks their fifth in program history.  USC finished the season with a 37-1 record, starting and ending the 2022 season sitting atop the NCAA rankings. “This was […]

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Baseball swept by Huskies

If USC baseball wanted to make a late-season run at the Pac-12 tournament, it was crucial that they win some games against Washington.  Unfortunately, missed opportunities were the theme of the weekend, and the Trojans lost three-straight frustratingly close games against the Huskies.  “We’ve got to get better all the way around. We’re in last […]

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More than 42: USC’s favorite athlete barber

Design by Iris Leung; Photos courtesy of Peter Hernandez The energy pops out when you walk into Flower Street Barbers. Everything is strategic in the setup — from the placement of the TVs to the barring hip-hop music bouncing off the walls. Look up above the TV to the left and see Drake London’s jersey. […]

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Finding Fan Favorites: Garrett Stubbs has made a career out of being unique 

We have many privileges as students at the prestigious University of Southern California.  But there’s one privilege you may not realize that we have: the privilege of calling the most unique catcher in baseball one of our alumni.  Garrett Stubbs is unlike any catcher you’ve ever seen.  Attentive Trojan baseball fans were clued into this […]

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USC gears up for UC Davis on senior day

Freshman midfielder Maddie Dora has managed an 86.5% shot on goal percentage, the second highest in the team among those with at least 30 shots. (Bradley Brown | Daily Trojan) USC lacrosse will host UC Davis Saturday for its last regular-season match before the Pac-12 Tournament. This game will also mark senior day, honoring eight […]

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Trojans perform under NBA Playoff limelight

Former Trojan Onyeka Okongwu is coming off the bench for the Atlanta Hawks, who fell in five games to the Miami Heat. Okongwu averaged 5.2 points and 5.4 rebounds per game throughout the series in 21.6 minutes per game. (James Wolfe | Daily Trojan file photo) The NBA playoffs are well underway and have already […]

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Athletes endorsing cryptocurrencies is dangerous for climate  

I’m sitting down on my couch, enjoying a Trader Joe’s pizza and the NBA playoffs.  Suddenly, Stephen Curry takes over my screen. That’s not necessarily an unexpected occurrence, as the NBA superstar is currently leading his Golden State Warriors to a spot in the second round. But this time it wasn’t about basketball.  Instead, it […]

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Coast to Coast: Playoffs and Play-ins in the NBA

What a year it’s been for basketball. Joel Embiid became the first center to lead the league in scoring since Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Paul helped yet another franchise set their win record and the Los Angeles Lakers set a new low for preseason betting favorites. I’ve had a lot of fun covering it all, and […]

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