‘Don’t quit’ USC football team surprise No. 10 Utah

“A bunch of guys that don’t quit. This team is special.” USC head coach Clay Helton made this declaration shortly after the Trojans shocked and beat back No. 10 Utah, 30-23, at the United Airlines Field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday. This was a game where the players viewed as a championship […]

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North Carolina Central celebrates win against Elizabeth City

DURHAM, N.C. –Trei Oliver celebrated his first victory as a head coach at his alma mater, as North Carolina Central University cruised to a 45-7 triumph over Elizabeth City State University in the Eagles’ home-opener inside O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium on Saturday night. NCCU amassed 391 yards of total offense, paced by rookie quarterback Davius Richard, who […]

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Defending QB Deshaun Watson a mighty task for Chargers

COSTA MESA, CA (News4usonline) – The biggest worry for Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson when he goes up against a fierce Los Angeles Chargers pass rush on Sunday is staying upright. With Melvin Ingram and Joey Bosa bringing the heat from the outside, Watson is going to be pressed to get the ball out of […]

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Patrice Rushen and the drummer: Honoring Ndugu Chancler

Early In 2018, piano maestro Patrice Rushen posted a moving tribute to her late close friend and musical colleague, drummer Leon “Ndugu” Chancler, that was sent out to students at the USC Thornton School of Music. Before his passing of cancer last year, Chancler an adjunct assistant professor at USC Thornton’s Contemporary Music Division for […]

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Md. Eastern Shore cross country squads excel at William & Mary

WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore got a third-place finish from freshman Aurelia Jepkorir (Eldoret, Kenya) making her collegiate debut in the 5K for the women on Friday at the William & Mary Invitational. Her countryman Edwin Kipruto (Iten, Kenya) led the men’s team with a 10th place finish in the 6K event which included four personal records for […]

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Trojan Invitational women's volleyball tournament-Howard University

Yale defeats Howard volleyball at Trojan Invitational

LOS ANGELES (September 14, 2019) – Howard University women’s volleyball team ended the weekend with a three-set loss (17-25, 22-25, 20-25) to Yale (YU) at the Trojan Invitational, hosted by Southern California. HU (2-9) went toe-to-toe with three of their toughest competition on the young season; however, unable to break through for a victory. Howard compiled […]

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Hightower, Macauly lift Howard women’s soccer Over VMI

 WASHINGTON  – Howard University women’s soccer team ended its brief homestand with a 1-0 victory over Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in an intense, nonconference matchup at Greene Stadium. With the win, HU moved to 3-1 overall and remains unbeaten at home. “Today was a hard fought victory,” said Howard women’s soccer head coach Brent Leiba. “We […]

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Los Angeles Sparks play the Seattle Storm in WNBA playoff action

Sparks ousts Storm to advance to WNBA semifinals

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Sparks rode their sharpshooting to a 92-69 victory in the second round of the 2019 WNBA playoffs, eliminating the defending champions Seattle Storm. Three Sparks players sank at least three 3-pointers in the victory, tied for second-most in a postseason game in WNBA history. Chelsea Gray led Los Angeles […]

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Rams and Chargers new home officially named SoFi Stadium

LOS ANGELES — LA Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park (Hollywood Park) and SoFi are partnering in a 20-year agreement that makes the digital personal finance company the exclusive naming rights partner of the new SoFi Stadium, the future home of the Los Angeles Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams. In addition, SoFi will be […]

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For Chargers, trend in Colt’s win lead to Lions’ defeat

It’s only been two weeks into the NFL regular season, but the Chargers have already found their identity: grit and doing things the hard way. Grit is what the Chargers exhibited in their 30-24 overtime win against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 1 at Dignity Health Sports Park.  They can also make things more difficult […]

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Jalen Hurts rushing the football against UCLA

UCLA can’t get out of the way of the Jalen Hurts show

PASADENA, CA (News4usonline) – One positive takeaway for the UCLA Bruins in their non-conference football game against Jalen Hurts and the No. 5 Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday is that they were able to score in the two middle quarters. The not-so positive news is that the Bruins were blanked out in the first and last […]

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Los Angeles Chargers community event in Inglewood

Chargers and Inglewood students enjoy Play60 Blitz

INGLEWOOD, CA (News4usonline) – As the countdown winds down on the number of days before the Los Angeles Chargers make LA Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park their permanent residence for home football games, the franchise continues its philanthropic activities in the city of Inglewood.  Tuesday morning at Edward Vincent Jr. Park, Chargers rookies […]

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USC Athletic Director Lynn Swann

USC moves on from Lynn Swann’s athletic director days

Editor’s note: USC President Carol Folt announced that Lynn Swan, the school’s athletic director, had decided to resign from his position, effective immediately. Swann, a Pro Football Hall of Fame member and a Trojan legend, guided USC to five national championships in a variety of sports at the school. Folt made her announcement of Lynn’s […]

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Trojans on the rise after crushing win against Stanford

LOS ANGELES, CA (News4usonline) – The USC football team won its second game of the season defeating No. 25 Stanford, 45-20, at United Airlines Field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, Sept. 7. The win by the Trojans vaulted USC to No. 24 in the college football polls.  The Trojans’ offensive weapons were […]

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UCLA run into a surprise from San Diego State

LOS ANGELES, CA (News4usonline) – The UCLA Bruins football team had never lost a ballgame to San Diego State in 21 encounters leading up to the Bruins 2019 home opener at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, Sept. 7. That streak ended with San Diego State posting a 23-14 grind-it-out type of game against the Bruins.  […]

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