Here are winners and losers of the week:
USC football recruiting
Some of these commitments might change their mind and the class is really nothing special by traditional USC standards. But any commitments are positive news these days, especially when dealing with the Clayvirus.
USC bought her the $8.6 million home of her dreams with an ocean view in Santa Monica and she agreed to a 20-percent pay cut, which helps her image.
USC basketball assistant Jason Hart
He keeps bringing in recruits and graduate transfers and never gets tainted by the underachievement.
If the Rams cannot finish their new stadium in time and games are allowed, the club could be back at the Coliseum for a few more games. Remember, the Rams originally were supposed to leave the Coliseum after 2018.
USC 2005 football team
Last week’s showing of the USC-Texas Rose Bowl brings back painful memories for some, but it also highlights how great things were, especially compared to the Helton era.
Is this the most tone-deaf decision in USC history? Hello? There’s a pandemic! USC hasn’t refunded any student for renting a dorm they haven’t lived in for weeks but at least the president has a multi-million dollar house.
Please, please, please stop making videos.
Trojan Athletic Fund members
Did you like getting billed April 1 for your monthly payment? Guess the coronavirus crisis didn’t affect that, huh?
He told the L.A. Times the presidential estate in San Marino requires $20 million in repairs. Why did you let it fall into such as state of disrepair? More on this later.
The thought of no fans at the Coliseum in September (at least) and plunging season-ticket sales are not what he signed up for.