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USC Morning Buzz: Big Changes Coming To Fall Camp

Fall football camps are expected to undergo major changes, with a 50 percent reduction in full-pad practices and abolishment of collision exercises, such as the famed Oklahoma drill, according to Sports Illustrated. USC has started some spring practices this month with the Oklahoma drill in an effort to make practices more intense. You would think Mike Bohn, who last week said his athletic dept.’s focus … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Big Changes Coming To Fall Camp

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USC Women’s Basketball Coach Mark Trakh “Retires”

Mark Trakh, who coached USC women’s basketball for two different stints from 2005-09 and 2018-21, announced his retirement today. “This is a perfect time for a transition in the Trojan basketball program,” Trakh said.  “I can’t imagine a more optimal time for all of us to embrace a fresh start. I am incredibly thankful to athletic director Mike Bohn, senior woman administrator Joyce Bell Limbrick and … Continue reading USC Women’s Basketball Coach Mark Trakh “Retires”

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Let’s Take A Look At USC Basketball Recruiting

Does it matter that USC basketball’s recruiting class for the Class of 2021 is currently ranked No. 49 nationally by Rivals? Does it matter that the Class of 2022 recruiting class currently has no commitments? By comparison, UCLA is ranked No. 10 in 2021 and No. 2 in 2022. I suppose nowadays you can build a program through transfers, which is largely what USC did … Continue reading Let’s Take A Look At USC Basketball Recruiting

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USC Morning Buzz: Let Me Tell You What Is Missing With Clay Helton

The Athletic did a lengthy piece on what the Pac-12 must do to become relevant in college football. Tucked inside the story is this quote: “I think Clay Helton is a hell of a guy,” said a Pac-12 assistant coach. “I don’t think he’s the guy for that place, and the fans know it, the high school players know it. He’s a good guy, but … Continue reading USC Morning Buzz: Let Me Tell You What Is Missing With Clay Helton

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Where Are The Physical Protests At USC?

The proposed Super League for European soccer fell apart today and fan protests were given a lot of credit, including the pictured protest at Chelsea in London. But what would it take for fans here to protest something? Why haven’t USC fans protested keeping Clay Helton the past three years? Coincidentally, a USC booster/donor expressed his apathy here. It’s kind of sad to realize that … Continue reading Where Are The Physical Protests At USC?