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 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 29, 2016

Oregon Men Beat No. 2 UCLA, 89-87; USC Stays Unbeaten

Pac-12 basketball for men and women started this week and if the game between UCLA and Oregon men is any indication this season is going to be a great one. Eleven on the 12 men’s teams have winning...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 29, 2016

Trojans Ride Eight-Game Winning Streak To Rose Bowl

When the USC football team started the 2016 season with a 52-6 lost to Alabama on September 3, in Arlington, Texas a lot of people brushed it off because Alabama was the No. 1 ranked team in the...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 22, 2016

Lawry's Beef Bowl Sets The Standard For Special Events

There are 42 college football bowls games this year and next year that will include 84 teams. Every game has special events leading up to the game that makes that particular one stand out and make...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 22, 2016

USC, UCLA Men Remain Unbeaten In Basketball

The Trojans and Bruins men's basketball teams are having dream seasons so far this year but the coaches realize college basketball has a lot of parity around the country. On any given day a team can...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 15, 2016

USC, UCLA Women (And Men) Excelling In Basketball

Don't look now but the USC and UCLA women's basketball teams are duplicating what the men's teams are doing. The UCLA men are 11-0 and ranked No. 2 in the nation and the USC men are 9-0 and ranked...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 8, 2016

UCLA Basketball Is Ranked No. 2 In Nation

The UCLA's men's basketball program is back according to the latest national basketball polls. The Bruins climbed nine spots to claim the No. 2 position after their surprising 97-92 victory over No....

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 8, 2016

USC Men's Basketball Is Looking For Respect

What does the USC men's basketball team have to do to be recognized? The answer is, keep winning. The Trojans are 8-0 and they are coming off a 91-84 victory over BYU last Saturday at Staples Center,...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 8, 2016

Trojans Take A Different Path To The Rose Bowl

If someone mentioned Rose Bowl around the USC football program back in September even the most loyal Trojan football fan would have said no way. After starting the season with a 1-3 record the young...

 
 By Steve Finley and George Laase    Sports    December 8, 2016

Lady Bruins Advance in NCAA Volleyball Championships

The UCLA women’s volleyball team took one step closer to reaching the NCAA final when it beat Murray State and Baylor last Friday and Saturday in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championships. Both matches...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 1, 2016

UCLA Men's Basketball Battles No. 1 Kentucky Saturday

The No. 11 UCLA Bruins will travel to play the No. 1 team in the country, the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday at 9:30 p.m. The game will be televised on Channel 2. The Bruins are 8-0 and the Wildcats...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    November 24, 2016

USC Dominates UCLA, Gets Ready For Notre Dame

While the USC Trojans will get ready to play Notre Dame on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at the Coliseum they will also be keeping an eye on the results of the Colorado, Utah game on Saturday. After the...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    November 17, 2016

A Busy Weekend For USC, UCLA

If you are a fan of UCLA and USC sports then this weekend is perfect for you. The football game between the two schools takes place Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Rose Bowl and their basketball teams...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    November 17, 2016

New USC, UCLA Quarterbacks Are In The Spotlight

Four months ago two top former high school quarterbacks were starting for UCLA and USC. Josh Rosen of UCLA and Max Browne of USC were two of the best quarterbacks coming out of high school and they...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    November 11, 2016

USC Faces Unbeaten Washington On Saturday

The USC Trojans will play their most important game of the year this Saturday when they visit the University of Washington. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. and the game will be televised on Channel 11....

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    November 3, 2016

UCLA Womens' Volleyball Climbs To Top Of Pac-12

Last Sunday the UCLA women's volleyball team showed why it is ranked No. 9 in the nation when they eliminated No. 21 Utah 3-0 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion. The Bruins are now 18-4 and 9-3 in the Pac-12...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    November 3, 2016

USC Faces Oregon In Saturday Football

The USC Trojans are hoping to keep pace with the rest of the Pac-12 elite teams with a win over the Oregon Ducks this Saturday at the Coliseum. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. Although the Ducks are having...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    October 27, 2016

UCLA Football Facing That Fork In The Road

The UCLA football team is hoping that its bye week will help them regroup and put them in a position to climb back into the winning column. They have lost three games in a row and they have dropped...

 
 By Steve Finley George Laase    Sports    October 27, 2016

UCLA, USC Womens' Volleyball Teams Stay Competitive

The Pac-12 women's volleyball league continues to be one of the most competitive leagues in the nation. Seven out of the 12 teams still have a chance to win the league championship going into the mont...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    October 20, 2016

College Volleyball Swings Into Gear This Weekend

The USC and UCLA women’s volleyball teams will battle the University of California and Stanford University at home tonight and Sunday. Both local schools need to win both matches if they expect to...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    October 20, 2016

UCLA Faces Must Win Game Against Utah

The UCLA football team cannot afford another loss in the Pac-12 if they expect to have a winning season and make it to a respectable bowl game during the holidays. They have five more regular season...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    October 20, 2016

UCLA Faces Must Win Game Against Utah

The UCLA football team cannot afford another loss in the Pac-12 if they expect to have a winning season and make it to a respectable bowl game during the holidays. They have five more regular season...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    October 13, 2016

Can The Sparks Win The WNBA Championship?

For the first time in a long time the two best teams in the WNBA are playing for the championship. The Los Angeles Sparks and the Minnesota Lynx have each won one game in a best of five game series....

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    October 6, 2016

Trojans Host Colorado, Bruins Visit Arizona State

The USC Trojans and the UCLA Bruins play important Pac-12 football games Saturday. The 2-3 Trojans are at home against the 4-1 and No. 21 Colorado Buffalos at the Coliseum at 1 p.m. The 3-2 Bruins...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    October 6, 2016

Trojan Women Volleyball Team Defeats Arizona State

The USC women's volleyball team won itsr third match in a row against Arizona State last Wednesday at the Galen Center on the USC campus. They will battle the University of Arizona on Friday in...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    October 6, 2016

Sparks Are In WNBA Finals

The Los Angeles Sparks will play the Minnesota Lynx in the 206 WNBA Finals starting Sunday October 9, in Minnesota at 12 p.m. at the Target Center. Game 2 will also be played in Minnesota at 5 p.m....

 

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