I hear some boosters skipped last night’s USC-Cal basketball game as a show of support for Ron Orr, the administrator who was fired this week. And here Mike Bohn just reached out to Brian Kennedy. Well, he can reach out to these people at the next basketball game, if they show up. Continue reading A Galen Center Protest
Remember when Mike Bohn said he would meet boosters in “small gatherings” to get their feedback? Well, at least two meetings have been set: Jan. 29 at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at 12 p.m. What people are generally available at these times? Millionaires and retirees? Or millionaire retirees. It pretty much precludes those who have to work, unless they happen to work in downtown L.A. … Continue reading Want To Vent To Mike Bohn? How's 7:30 a.m. Sound?
Some veteran members of the athletic dept. are nervous following this week’s purge and worried they might face the sack next. I even ran into one last night who told me they were unsure of their future. There’s nothing wrong with having long-time members inside an athletic dept. The problem is when you become dismissive of others or think your way is the only way … Continue reading High Nerves In Heritage Hall
You probably have read how the firings of three athletic dept. employees is part of Mike Bohn’s master plan to save the athletic dept. It has merit. But what fascinates me is the way the plan is being selectively leaked from Heritage Hall. Bohn is not speaking on-the-record to the media right now about what he is doing. Instead, Bohn and Co. seem to prefer … Continue reading Mike Bohn's Behind-The-Scenes Spin Strategy
USC has fired COO/CFO Steve Lopes, Trojan Athletic Fund senior associate athletic director Ron Orr, and associate athletic director Scott Jacobson. The Los Angeles Times was the first to report it. I’m told these moves are primarily related to the College Admissions Scandal. Lopes and Orr and long-time employees while Jacobson is not a widely known public figure. Some sources feel bad for Orr, because … Continue reading USC Fires Steve Lopes, 2 Other Administrators
It’s Christmas Eve, which means you can check what part of the globe Santa Claus is visiting by clicking the NORAD Santa Tracker. Continue reading Follow The NORAD Santa Tracker