USC Trojans

Villanova names USC’s Mark Jackson athletic director

Villanova has hired USC’s Mark Jackson to succeed Vince Nicastro as the program’s athletic director. Jackson was senior associate AD and chief innovation officer at USC. Nicastro left after 15 years to become the associate […]


Justin Davis, Cody Kessler, Steve Sarkisian

USC eager to test its bountiful talent in upcoming season

Since the first time Cody Kessler pulled on a Southern California jersey, the quarterback has known all about the impossible expectations that come with it. Kessler and his fellow Trojans don’t run from it. They’re […]


Former USC basketball star John Rudometkin dies

John Rudometkin, the University of Southern California star center who played in the NBA for New York and San Francisco, has died. He was 75. The school said Wednesday that Rudometkin died Tuesday in Newcastle […]


Cody Kessler

USC not worried by another year of sky-high preseason hopes

Even before coach Pete Carroll’s dynasty had died, Southern California began a yearly cycle of sky-high preseason hopes and comparatively disappointing results. After Carroll left and the Trojans became hamstrung by NCAA sanctions for the […]


Cody Kessler

USC QB Cody Kessler: We’re predicted to win the Pac-12, but it’s anybody’s year

USC quarterback Cody Kessler talked with Fred Roggin while attending Pac-12 Media Day about the upcoming season. Fred flat out asks him if he will win the Heisman Trophy. We’ll see. Obviously it’s a very prestigious […]


Steve Sarkisian

USC’s Sarkisian: I’ve got 115 sons between the ages of 18-22; they’re going to make some mistakes

USC head coach Steve Sarkisian talked with Fred Roggin while attending Pac-12 Media Day about the upcoming season. They discussed the pros and cons of a new set of players, recruiting, the likelihood of quarterback Cody Kessler winning […]



USC picked to win Pac-12, beating out Oregon in media poll

Southern California was picked to win its first Pac-12 football title since 2008 in a preseason media poll Thursday. The Trojans received 21 of 45 votes for the title, edging defending champion Oregon. The Ducks […]


Matt Leinart

USC alum, Heisman winner Matt Leinart gives Trojans thumbs up

The Beast 980 reporter Sam Farber was at Pac-12 Media Day and he spoke with former USC Trojan quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart to talk about the media picking USC No. 1 not only in the […]



Pac-12 Commissioner: No better rivalry than USC-UCLA

Commissioner Larry Scott of the Pac-12 talked with Sam Farber about the media poll ranking USC at the top, with some good marks for UCLA as well and how he feels about having the best […]


Virginia tops USC 14-10 in 11, advances to Super Regionals

Kevin Doherty hit an RBI double and Matt Thaiss had a three-run single in Virginia’s five-run 11th inning, leading the Cavaliers past Southern California 14-10 early Monday to advance to the Super Regionals. Virginia (37-22) […]