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Stories by USC Athletics staff:
USC represented by 44 athletes — most of any U.S. university — at Rio Olympics
The university looks to extend its incredible streak of gold medals: A Trojan has won one in every Summer Olympics since 1912.
USC captures women’s water polo national championship
The 8-7 victory over Stanford secured USC’s second undefeated season in program history and its fifth national championship.
Women’s beach volleyball team takes national championship
The squad wins the first-ever NCAA tournament in the sport, marking the university’s 101st NCAA championship.
Lynn Swann named USC athletic director
The Trojan and NFL legend will succeed Pat Haden, who in February announced he would retire from the post at the end of June.
Trojans to face Providence in first round of NCAA basketball tournament
USC has 21 wins this year, its first 20-win performance since going 22-13 in the 2009 season.
Trojans score with strong National Signing Day showing
Several recruiting media outlets ranked USC’s class in the national Top 10.
USC 2015: The year in athletics
From the field to the court to the pool to the sand, it was another banner year for USC’s athletes.
USC volleyball standout Samantha Bricio is National Player of the Year
The All-American wraps up her four-year Trojan career with her sport’s highest honor.
Clay Helton named USC head football coach
He guided 2015 Trojans to this Saturday’s Pac-12 Championship Game as interim head coach.
Trojans look ahead to Pac-12 Championship Game; tickets available
USC faces Stanford on Saturday in Santa Clara for the conference title.
In memoriam: ‘Mr. Trojan’ Nick Pappas, 99
He served USC for 59 years as a player, coach and athletic administrator, and founded the Trojan Club.
Trojan tennis star Zoë Scandalis is finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year
The nominees are being recognized for college careers highlighted by outstanding achievements in academics, athletics, community service and leadership.
Frank Gifford, college and pro football Hall of Famer from USC, dies at 84
The college All-American went on to a successful second career as a sportscaster.
USC athletes hit the field with local children for first-ever Trojan Games
Kids teamed up with USC sports standouts for football, soccer and more, then headed to the Special Olympics World Games.
Men’s, women’s golf teams cap memorable seasons
Men come up short vs. LSU in title match; women fight deep in first-ever match play tournament
Kickoff times, TV plans set for six key USC 2015 football games
First three games of the year — Arkansas State, Idaho and Stanford — are at home.
Sand volleyball team wins national title
The Women of Troy win their first championship in the sport, and USC’s 123rd.
Trojans Leonard Williams sixth, Nelson Agholor 20th in NFL draft
New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles’ picks give USC nation-leading 79 first-rounders.
Trojan standout Lisa Leslie named to Basketball Hall of Fame
She’s the third USC women’s player to be so honored, joining Cheryl Miller and Cynthia Cooper.
A weekend of intercollegiate tennis comes to Marks Stadium
USC hosts the event, with winners advancing to the national championships in February.
In memoriam: Bob Boyd, 84
The former USC basketball head coach led the team to four postseason appearances in 13 years.
Tennis team courts Loyola Marymount in season opener
The No. 14-ranked Women of Troy try to tame the Lions with six ranked singles players.
Student-athletes play Santa
Trojans hit the road with cars full of presents.
In memoriam: Peter Daland, 93
Longtime USC swim coach led Trojans to nine NCAA team titles.