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  1. What to watch vs. Oregon

    Pedro Moura

    In a matchup that would have been even more intriguing if USC had taken care of business last week, the No. 18 USC Trojans face the No. 2 Oregon Ducks at 4 p.m. PT on Saturday at the Coliseum. USC's national championship hopes are over, but a win ...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  2. What's left to play for

    Pedro Moura

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Lane Kiffin was trying to tactfully dismiss a question about what the USC Trojans' 39-36 loss to the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday did for the team's national-championship hopes. Did it hurt, he was asked, to lose the possibility o...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  3. Before Oregon, USC must get by Arizona

    Pedro Moura

    If the Rose Bowl's the goal, this weekend's game against Arizona is just as big as any other game the USC Trojans will play this season. And if the goal is the national championship, then the Trojans obviously can't afford a loss of any sort. Any ...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  4. Can USC climb back into national title contention?

    Pedro Moura

    With the release of the first edition of the BCS standings, we ask what's on the minds of the most diehard USC fans: Can the Trojans climb back into the national championship picture? The answer is, it's possible . . . if they win out. If th...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  5. Fall camp: Five final questions

    Pedro Moura

    For the first time since 2008, the USC Trojans enter into a season with real national championship aspirations. The university and program has dealt with similar expectations on numerous occasions in the past, but it undeniably feels a little differe...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  6. Former USC assistant Dick Beam dies

    Pedro Moura

    Dick Beam, an assistant coach on a pair of USC's national championship football teams and later an NFL front-office executive, died of cancer on Thursday in Corona, USC announced Friday. He was 75. Beam spent four seasons under head coach John McK...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  7. One-on-one with Tee Martin

    Pedro Moura

    USC's new receivers coach Tee Martin brings some interesting perspective with him to Los Angeles, having been the quarterback of a national-championship team at Tennessee in 1998 and, since, an assistant coach at New Mexico and Kentucky. His recruiti...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  8. Football, track great Anderson dies

    Pedro Moura

    William C. "Mickey" Anderson, a member of USC national championship football and track teams in the 1930s and 1940s, died late last month in Orange County, the school announced Thursday. He was 93. Anderson, a four-year letter-winner at quarterbac...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  9. John Robinson joins USC athletic development staff

    Pedro Moura

    Former head football coach John Robinson is returning to USC as part of the school's athletic development staff, the school announced Thursday. Robinson, who won a national championship in 1978 and spent 12 season as the head coach in Troy, will d...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  10. Trojan kicking great Chris Limahelu dies

    Pedro Moura

    Chris Limahelu, a former USC placekicker who was a member of the 1974 Trojans' national championship team, died Wednesday in Los Angeles of prostate cancer, the school announced. He was 59. Limahelu, a native of Indonesia, was known primarily for ...

    Blog | April 07, 2010
  11. National championship rematch for USC

    Pedro Moura

    Last year, the USC men's volleyball team - a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation laughingstock in past years - surprised many in Cinderella-ing its way all the way through the MPSF and NCAA tournaments to the national championship. The Trojans lost...

    Blog | January 16, 2010
  12. Lee in Iowa for NCAA track nationals

    Pedro Moura

    USC star receiver Marqise Lee is in Iowa this week for the 2012 NCAA track and field national championships in Des Moines. Lee was one of eight USC men to qualify in track and field categories. He'll be competing in the long jump Wednesday afterno...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  13. USC men's tennis wins fourth straight title

    Pedro Moura

    The USC men's tennis team won its record-tying fourth consecutive NCAA national title on Tuesday with a late-night 4-3 victory over Virginia in Athens, Ga. The championship matchup had to be moved indoors after afternoon rain first delayed the act...

    Blog | May 23, 2012