NCAA

Uncertainty turns into clarity for USC

LOS ANGELES-No, not a whole lot of people saw this coming. USC men’s basketball coach Andy Enfeld said as much during a postgame press conference following the Trojans’ regular season wrap up against Washington at Galen Center. Last year, when the Pac-12 Conference released its preseason media poll back in October, […]

NCAA

Trojans holler back at Bruins

November 21 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-At the beginning of the 2016 college football season, the UCLA Bruins were the eye-candy of the Pac-12 Conference, landing a cushy No. 5 preseason ranking in USA Today Sports poll. After being beat 36-14 by the USC Trojans at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, the Bruins went to […]

NCAA

Trojans shock and awe Sun Devils

October 2 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Three. That seems to be the right number for the USC football team. It took three tries before USC could finally nail down its first Pac-12 Conference win of the season. Three would also be the number of touchdown passes that wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster caught against Arizona State […]

NCAA

Stanford headed to Rose Bowl

December 6 Malaika Bobino 0

Santa Clara, CA – The Pac-12 Conference championship game between No. 7 Stanford and USC did not disappoint. While both teams were vying for a spot in the Rose Bowl, the worst possible scenario happened for the Stanford Cardinal.  With a 41-22 win over the Trojans at Levi’s Stadium, Stanford […]

NCAA

A matter of defense for Bruins

November 4 Dennis J. Freeman 0

PASADENA-UCLA fans and alumni were treated to a great win by its football team on Halloween Saturday. The Colorado Buffaloes got tricked into thinking they could pull off the upset. And it all came down down to defense. For the Bruins, coming through with solid defensive play at the right […]

NCAA

Meadors gets the save for Bruins

November 1 Dennis J. Freeman 0

WESTWOOD, CA-For the UCLA football team, a win is a win. The Bruins will take a victory anyway that they come by. It doesn’t matter how pretty it is. It doesn’t have to be a masterpiece like one of Picasso paintings. As long as they can find the “W” column, […]

NCAA

UCLA ‘blackout’ pass-happy Bears

October 24 Jevone Moore 0

PASADENA, CA-For UCLA fans, the burning question in their minds when the Bruins took on Cal Thursday night at the Rose Bowl Thursday night, was which team was going to show up? Was it going to be the Bruins that whipped Virginia or was going to be the UCLA team […]

NCAA

Sarkisian left USC with no choice

October 14 Dennis J. Freeman 1

Last year in his first season as head football coach at USC, Steve Sarkisian, according to an article published by ESPN, said that “honesty and integrity must be at the heart of our program” as the school dealt with the indefinite suspension of then senior Josh Shaw in regards to […]

NCAA

Huskies put the bite into Trojans

October 9 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-This is why they play the game. On paper, playing the Washington Huskies at home looked to be an easy win for USC. After strutting their stuff in a lopsided, proven victory on the road against Arizona State, the Trojans walked into the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as heavy […]

NCAA

UCLA gets burned by Sun Devils

October 4 Jevone Moore 0

PASADENA,CA – The Arizona State Sun Devils game to the Rose Bowl on a mission from their demeanor and the uniforms they picked for this prime time Fox television game. They continue to dominate in tackles for loss, averaging 9.3 per game this season, good for first nationally and first […]

NCAA

One play separated Trojans from victory

September 22 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-The outcome of the USC-Stanford Pac-12 Conference showdown that took place Saturday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum turned on one play. Yes, one play. It happened in the second quarter of a contest where the Trojans wore down under the massive, physical play of the Cardinals in a […]

NCAA

USC Looking to Get Defensive in 2015

September 4 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Now that we’ve gotten all of the preliminary stuff out of the way, it’s time for some football. Mainly, it’s time for some USC football: tailgate parties, Traveler the horse doing victory laps around the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum field, and yeah, winning some football games. The expectations are […]

NCAA

Cody Kessler is a Heisman Fit for Trojans

August 26 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Cody Kessler is good. No, he’s better than good. He’s Heisman Trophy-watch good. After having one of the best seasons as a Trojan quarterback in the history of the school last season when he threw for 3, 826 yards and 39 touchdowns with just 5 INTs, Kessler is doing […]

NCAA

An ‘Adoree’ Win for Trojans

December 28 Dennis J. Freeman 0

SAN DIEGO-Playmakers win games. The USC Trojans have a boatload full of them. Fortunately for the USC faithful, those playmakers did just enough to help the Trojans nudge Nebraska’s skilled-set athletes to walk away with a 45-42 National University Holiday Bowl win. USC quarterback Cody Kessler was named the game’s […]

NCAA

Hundley’s Bruins That Good!

November 23 Dennis J. Freeman 0

There was a reason why UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated at the beginning of the college football season. This guy is the real deal. And just in case anyone had forgotten just how he is as a top-flight quarterback (like myself), well, Hundley […]