USC Morning Buzz: Lynn Swann Drags Feet And People Applaud

USC should have fired Dan Hubbs two-or-three years ago. It did not because it was too cheap to pay off one dollar of his contract before it expired June 30. With that in mind, it was surprising to see some of the reaction Wednesday to Hubbs’ departure. Here is the Los Angeles Times: “(Lynn) Swann’s decision is a clear sign that USC intends to restore … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Lynn Swann Drags Feet And People Applaud

Baseball Coaching Search Heats Up

Candidates are already emerging for the USC baseball job and people in Heritage Hall gave me two names today. I already mentioned UC Santa Barbara coach Andrew Checketts. One potential problem is Checketts and his wife are from Oregon and the Ducks are expected to pursue him. And Oregon will offer more money than USC, believe it or not. Still, he is considered a strong … Continue reading Baseball Coaching Search Heats Up

Stevie Ta’ikolovatu Has Not Played A Down In NFL?

Did you know that former USC defensive tackle Stevie Ta’ikolovatu has not played a regular-season down of football since he was the defensive MVP of the 2017 Rose Bowl? Ta’ikolovatu was selected in the seventh round of the NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but missed his rookie year with a knee injury. He spent last season on injured reserve with a triceps injury. … Continue reading Stevie Ta’ikolovatu Has Not Played A Down In NFL?