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Sarkisian’s 2015 recruiting class poised to be among the top in the nation

Sarkisian was able to draft a full team of 25 scholarship players in the absence of NCAA sanctions.... read more »

Podcast: Jan. 26

The gang discusses roster changes and recent recruiting activity. Plus, we debate Cody Kessler's 2015 Heisman prospects.... read more »

Gustin very impressed with ASU

Porter Gustin had been to Arizona State before his official visit this past weekend, but he didn't feel the heat back then. When the five-star inside linebacker left the desert Monday, with his recruitment in the final stages, he knew the Sun Devils had only made his looming decision even more difficult.... read more »

The Peristyle Podcast

We talk USC football and basketball coaching as well as offseason workouts in this edition of the Peristyle Podcast with Coach Harvey Hyde and Dan Weber.... read more »

Wicker discusses final three

Joseph Wicker still has a final three of Arizona State, Texas Tech and UCLA and he has one official visit with the Bruins remaining this weekend.... read more »

Scott back from Miami visit

Kevin Scott had an excellent visit to Miami this past weekend and now the Hurricanes have emerged as a team to seriously consider in his recruitment.... read more »

Weber attends national title celebration

Running back commit Mike Weber attended Ohio State's National Championship celebration this weekend, then stayed to spend time with the recruits on campus.... read more »

USC primed to land top class

DAVIDSON'S DIRECTION... read more »

Just Sayin' . . . Weekend Edition

We say 'Hi' and goodbye and talk a little hoops in our Weekend Edition . . . "Just Sayin' ".... read more »

Daniels returns from Iowa

Dallas (Texas) Bishop Dunne Rivals250 defensive tackle Darrion Daniels is nearing the end of the recruiting process and over the weekend he soaked in all the surrounding of the Iowa Hawkeye football program. When asked how the visit went, Daniels was quick with his answer.... read more »

USC basketball comes up just short at Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Oregon State had an answer for everything USC threw its way in crunch time Saturday. Gary Payton II recorded his sixth double-double of the season with 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead Oregon State to a 59-55 victory over USC. Jarmal Reid added 14 points, including the go-ahead basket with 10:02 to play, as the Beavers (14-5,... read more »

Guards let USC down in loss

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Andy Enfield would have liked to see what the result would have been had USC’s starting guards had merely a sub-standard shooting game Saturday at Oregon State instead of an awful one. Swingman Katin Reinhardt led USC with 17...... read more »

USC winter workout highlights

With spring football just weeks away, players are throwing the football around on their own to stay sharp this winter.... read more »

B2G: Houston talks top five

Five-star John Houston , who will play in the B2G West Coast Bowl this weekend, has a lot on his mind as signing day nears.... read more »

J.R. Tavai Continues to Adapt

USC senior J.R. Tavai is trying to adapt once more, moving to a new outside linebacker position to make himself more attractive to NFL personnel.... read more »

Looking at Troy with another lens

So how do others, ESPN especially, look at USC football? Here are our takes on their takes for last season, next season.... read more »

USC is the choice for Masina

Three Pac-12 schools battled for four-star Osa Masina, and it was the USC Trojans that secured the linebacker's commitment on Friday afternoon. Blair Angulo has more.... read more »

Another one de-commits

Moments after USC landed a commitment from Osa Masina, receiver Tristan Payton decided to open up his recruitment.... read more »

Masina commitment analysis

Rob Cassidy and Mike Farrell break down what Masina's commitment to USC means for the Trojans.... read more »

The War Room

In our countdown to signing day War Room the Trojans have one big announcement coming up later today and several other targets that likely will not decide until February 4.... read more »

Masina making his choice

Salt Lake City (Utah) five-star Osa Masina linebacker will make his college pick Friday at 11:40 a.m. MST. Masina will choose among three final choices with signing day just 10 days away.... read more »

Oregon State, unbeaten at home, host USC

USC (9-9, 1-5) at Oregon State (13-5, 4-2) Tipoff: 3 p.m. TV/Radio: Pac-12 Network/710-AM Update: Oregon State is 11-0 at home, including a victory over Arizona, so the Trojans will be decided underdogs today. The Beavers are also coming off a victory over UCLA on Thursday night.... read more »

USC again falls to Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. – With four freshmen playing prominent roles, Oregon’s growing pains have a way of cropping up when the Ducks can least afford it. Yet after giving back a comfortable second-half lead on Thursday night against USC, the foul line...... read more »

USC feels slighted by NCAA

BEYOND THE ARC... read more »

Pat Haden on USC football: The arrow is pointing up

LOS ANGELES – Pat Haden looks relaxed as he greets a visitor in the recruiting room adjacent to his office at Heritage Hall. The rosy hue has returned to the USC athletic director’s cheeks after some health issues last year. He sips a Diet Coke...... read more »

Instilling ‘Win Forever’ mindset

PERSIAN PERSUASION... read more »

USC football sees losses and gains in offseason

Steve Sarkisian’s Trojans continue to undergo changes for 2015 season.... read more »

USC comes up short in Pac-12 basketball at Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. -- Joseph Young scored 19 points and Elgin Cook added 15 to lead Oregon to 75-67 victory over USC on Thursday night. The win snapped a two-game Pac-12 losing streak for the Ducks (13-6, 3-3), who have won their last nine games against the Trojans (9-9, 1-5). Dillon Brooks finished with 12 points for Oregon, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit had... read more »

Peristyle Podcast - Curtis Conway

Former Trojan great and current Pac12 Network college football analyst Curtis Conway shares his thoughts on this USC football team.... read more »

USC...BACK TO FULL STRENGTH

After years of being limited to only 15 scholarships, Steve Sarkisian and the USC Trojans can finally use the full 25. How have they taken advantage?... read more »

Moura: Enfield has yet to make a major impact at USC

LOS ANGELES – Andy Enfield is unassuming and straightforward and altogether a perfectly agreeable guy, probably pretty good at recruiting decent teenage athletes and their families and presenting a university in a positive light. Is that enough to...... read more »

USC basketball needs to toughen up to compete in Pac-12 conference

Most teams want to establish an identity, but midway through the season USC wants to shake one. After 17 games, the Trojans have proved nice guys rebound last. USC allows opponents to grab more rebounds (36.5) than any team in the Pacific-12 Conference and is the second-worst team in rebounding margin (+0.... read more »

USC winter workout highlights

Wide receiver Ajene Harris and several other offensive players throwing the football around, getting ready for USC spring football.... read more »

Playoff should expand to six teams

HOLTHOUSE PARTY... read more »

Tavai takes part in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

USC senior linebacker J.R. Tavai sought to impress NFL scouts in bowl game.... read more »

Heisman lists can't overlook Cody

Cody Kessler is in the USC Heisman QB tradition when it comes to the listing of the 2015 favorites.... read more »

Getting His Groove Back

USC linebacker Hayes Pullard is getting his groove back at the Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. Here, this tackling Trojan talks about how all those Southern Cal coaching changes have made his game better and where this program is headed.... read more »

Photos: USC winter workouts

True freshman wide receiver Juju Smith, sporting a new hair color, going through winter workouts with some of his offensive teammates.... read more »

Enfield stresses patience as USC's Pac-12 losses mount

LOS ANGELES – USC’s performance in Pac-12 play thus far does not reflect the progress those inside and outside the program were hoping to see by this point in the Andy Enfield era. Enfield gets it. He’s frustrated too. But he continues to...... read more »

Video: Who Finishes Strong?

What teams inside the top ten of the recruiting rankings can make a big push up the charts? Scout's Scott Kennedy and Jamie Newberg discuss here in this video.... read more »

Pete Carroll admits error with Clay Matthews while at USC

RENTON, Wash. -- During one of the most successful coaching careers in football, Pete Carroll rarely has committed errors. He did at USC with Clay Matthews , and Carroll still shakes his head about it.... read more »

Trojans basketball coach Bob Boyd left a legacy at USC

Mark.Whicker@langnews.com There was nothing imaginary about Lew Alcindor. He was a giant who loomed like a windmill. And there was nothing quixotic about Bob Boyd, the USC basketball coach who spent the whole 1968-69 season building the possible dream. UCLA ruled college basketball with North Korean authority.... read more »

USC's J.R. Tavai takes leap of faith in Collegiate Bowl

It's time to leave the nest and discover the unknown for dozens of now-former college football players. But is this any time to leap out of your comfort zone, all while being poked, prodded, quizzed about anything and everything? In Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at StubHub Center, at least one player is taking an extra leap in his first step... read more »

USC football roster nearly set after NFL departures

It might not sound like losing four players to the NFL draft is a lot, but remember that USC is still recovering from the dreaded scholarship reductions. That means even with a full recruiting class, the Trojans will be in the low-to-mid 70s in total scholarship players next season, still below the maximum-allowed 85.... read more »

Moura: Vucevic's improbable career is truly Magic

LOS ANGELES – If you’re like me, you hear someone say they’re living the dream just about every day. Oftentimes, it’s in jest to break up the monotony of day-to-day life, I guess. But sometimes it’s said seriously, because the idea of doing...... read more »

Orgeron returns to coaching at LSU

The former USC interim head coach is heading back to the SEC.... read more »

George Farmer declares for 2015 NFL Draft

The redshirt junior is the fourth underclassman to leave the program early.... read more »

Miller: Bruins, once lost, found their way against USC

LOS ANGELES – Already this season, ESPN’s website has mocked UCLA’s offense and called the Bruins’ basketball team, speaking in general terms, “a pile of hot manure.” On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Daily News began a headline on a Tony...... read more »

Bob Boyd, all-time great USC basketball coach, passes away at 84

LOS ANGELES – Bob Boyd was planning to attend Wednesday night’s game between USC and UCLA. There was no place the basketball lifer would rather be. Unfortunately, Boyd’s seat in the Galen Center remained empty. Boyd, 84, one of the winningest...... read more »

USC still grasping after another loss to UCLA

Nick Young, the former USC player and current Laker, attended Wednesday night's game against UCLA with his girlfriend, pop star Iggy Azalea. That this qualified as a highlight probably explains all you need to know about whether Trojans coach Andy Enfield got his first victory over the Bruins.... read more »