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  1. Lee's 2012 track season ends

    Pedro Moura

    USC receiver Marqise Lee's impressive run in the NCAA track & field postseason has officially come to an end. The freshman long jumper jumped just over 24 feet -- 7.37 meters -- to finish 17th among 24th competitors in Wednesday's long jump fi...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  2. Five ex-Trojans in the NBA playoffs

    Pedro Moura

    Upon statistical examination, it's true: The 2012 NBA playoffs are the first time in USC history that the Trojans have had five players participating in a single NBA postseason. O.J. Mayo, Nick Young, Brian Scalabrine, Taj Gibson and Nikola Vucevi...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  3. Reggie Bush Owes An Explanation

    Pedro Moura

    Trevor Matich says the Trojans have had an outstanding year and Reggie Bush needs to tell them why they aren't playing in the postseason....

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  4. Larry Scott chimes in on appeal denial

    Pedro Moura

    Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott issued a statement Thursday announcing his disappointment with the NCAA's decision to deny USC's appeal to halve the postseason ban and scholarship punishments in the Reggie Bush case. The basis of his stance appear...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  5. Martin Trainer's title-winning playoff putt

    Pedro Moura

    Michael Darden, USC sophomore Martin Trainer won the Pac-10 individual title earlier this month on a seven-hole playoff. Now he hopes to keep that momentum going at NCAA regionals in San Diego this weekend. First he had to make a sta...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  6. VIDEO: Business as usual for football

    Pedro Moura

    Shelley Smith talks about USC's preparations for the 2011 season amid sanctions and a postseason ban....

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  7. Alex Stepheson to take part in two pre-draft events

    Pedro Moura

    USC senior forward Alex Stepheson has been chosen to participate in Friday's annual National Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star Game at Reliant Stadium in Houston, the site of the Final Four. It's the second such postseason honor for Steph...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  8. Nikola Vucevic unable to get going

    Pedro Moura

    DAYTON, Ohio -- It had been the case all postseason, or for all two games of it, at least, in the Pac-10 tournament: USC just wasn't been able to establish Nikola Vucevic in the post. The Trojans couldn't do it Wednesday, either, in a 59-46 loss t...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  9. Basketball: Learning about the Rams

    Pedro Moura

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Virginia Commonwealth (23-11), although a noted mid-major nationally because of its recent success in the postseason and the NBA Draft, was not exactly the No. 1 team on the Trojans' radar heading into Selection Sunday. The Rams pl...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  10. Alex Stepheson ready to end three-year postseason drought

    Pedro Moura

    USC senior forward Alex Stepheson is funny, mild-mannered and smooth-speaking -- a guy who would probably find a fruitful future in sportscasting post-basketball if he were to seek it. But he's no actor. What he says is what he means, with little ...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  11. Examining the transfers

    Pedro Moura

    Just over four weeks have passed since the NCAA announced sanctions on the USC football program that included a two-year postseason ban and a loss of five scholarships a year. Shortly after they were handed down on June 10, perhaps the biggest sancti...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  12. McNair no longer under contract with USC

    Pedro Moura

    Todd McNair, the running backs coach responsible for many of the charges in the NCAA's 67-page report released earlier this month that hit the Trojans with a two-year postseason ban, is no longer under contract with USC. According to the NCAA repo...

    Blog | July 01, 2010
  13. Summer workouts: Morgan provides updates

    Pedro Moura

    Sure, the Trojans have been hit with a two-year postseason ban and scholarship limitations that will test their depth and determination over the next few years. But that doesn't mean too much for now, they insist. Just five days after the NCAA-...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  14. Carroll responds to NCAA ruling

    Pedro Moura

    Former USC coach Pete Carroll posted a video response to the NCAA's sanctions on the Trojans' football program. In the video, Carroll says he was "absolutely shocked" to hear of the two-year postseason ban handed down to USC by the NCAA, going on ...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  15. Trojans prepare for UCLA's 'young talent'

    Pedro Moura

    USC and UCLA will match up on Saturday for the first time this season. Both teams are dealing with some serious issues. The Trojans are on a two-game losing streak and are ineligible for postseason play; the Bruins are having their worst season...

    Blog | January 16, 2010
  16. 'Business as usual' for USC basketball team

    Pedro Moura

    USC coach Kevin O'Neill held a 10:15 a.m. meeting Sunday to inform his players of the university-imposed sanctions that would keep them out of postseason play this season. Players described the mood in the room as eerily quiet, with every eye and ...

    Blog | January 04, 2010