Talk about timing! USC announced today Rick Caruso was elected as chair of the Board of Trustees, succeeding John Mork. Today was the annual business meeting of the board, and it could not have come at a better time. Caruso is the face the trustees want to lead the board during a crisis. He served on the Coliseum Commission, L.A. Police Commission and was a … Continue reading Rick Caruso Elected Chair Of USC Board Of Trustees
USC is going to play UNLV at 1 p.m. on Sept. 1. Anyone want to guess what the temperature will be that day? Last year’s Western Michigan game might have been the hottest game I ever attended at the Coliseum. Maybe you can take cover under a construction crane. I would recommend watching the game on TV but it will be on the Pac-12 Network. … Continue reading USC-UNLV Game: Bring Your Own Paramedics
Here are the kickoff times for the first four USC games: Sept. 1, UNLV: 1 p.m., Pac-12 Networks Sept. 8, at Stanford: 5:30 p.m., Fox Sept. 15, at Texas: 5 p.m., Fox Sept. 21 (Fri.), Washington State, 7:30 p.m., ESPN The Pac-12 championship game will be on a Friday again (Nov. 30) and televised on Fox. Also note there really aren’t any great non-conference games … Continue reading USC First Four Kickoff Times Announced
If you get excited by preseason magazine covers, this year’s Athlon’s is pretty underwhelming as it shoehorns four Pac-12 schools into one cover. Interesting, Athlon has different covers that place Washington quarterback Jake Browning at the top and one that has Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate at the top (pictured below). But nothing with a USC player alone at the top. Athlon has seven different SEC … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Thursday Notes
We don’t even know when Max Nikias is stepping down yet but who will replace him as interim president? Here’s the speculation going around campus: Could it be his No. 2 Michael Quick, who is provost and senior vice president for academic affairs? But I’ve been waiting for Quick to take some hits from the recent scandals because he is so closely associated with Nikias. … Continue reading USC Needs An Interim President
Take a look at the final month of Notre Dame’s schedule (above). The Irish go to San Diego to play Navy, play Northwestern and Florida State (two potentially tough games), then go to New York to play Syracuse. After all that, Notre Dame comes to Los Angeles to play USC at the Coliseum, Oh wait, the United Airlines Coliseum. Yeah, right. Anyways, two trips to … Continue reading Will Notre Dame Limp Into Coliseum?