Jordan Moore is director of social media for USC Athletics.
Stories by Jordan Moore:
🎧 ‘Unstructured’: How USC student-athletes coped with unexpected time on their own
Everyone’s been focused on health and well-being this year, and USC student-athletes are no different. Hear Trojans including Rai Benjamin and Angela Kulikov share how they coped without teammates and even their sports.
🎧 ‘Black Lives Matter’: How USC student-athletes jumped into action after George Floyd’s death
Floyd’s death forced the issue of racial inequality to the forefront — and sparked a new student-athlete activism organization at USC. Listen as Trojans including athletic standouts Anna Cockrell and Amon-Ra St. Brown share their stories.
🎧 ‘March Madness’: How science-based COVID decisions brought USC athletics to a halt — and a restart
For USC and the Pac-12, science led the way in all the decision-making around COVID-19. Hear the behind-the-scenes story about how the Trojans went from not playing to playing, thanks to the medical breakthroughs.
🎧 ‘History Repeating Itself’: Why 2020 looks a lot like 1918, especially to USC football
A century ago, USC football was in a similar bind, battling the Spanish Flu while trying to prepare for the 1918 season. Hear how a football powerhouse grew from the ashes of that pandemic.
When athletic talent runs in the family
These Trojans — second- and third-generation athletes — have a distinct advantage, not just in knowledge but also in genetics.
Yankees manager Aaron Boone loves his USC football
The rookie skipper talks about his lifelong love for two sports, and what it would mean to manage in a World Series.
USC to play Wisconsin at Holiday Bowl in San Diego
It’s the second consecutive year the Trojans will play in the San Diego classic.
Early afternoon kickoff set for USC-UCLA football showdown
Game between Los Angeles rivals will determine the Pac-12 South champion.
Coliseum open for historical tours
The home for USC football and many memorable events gives visitors a vivid sense of history and heroes.
Andre De Grasse leads the way: USC men 5th, women 7th in NCAA track championships
Performances mark the first top 10 finishes for both squads since 2009.
Student-athletes post record-high academic performance
Average GPA for spring semester increases to 3.00, with 143 student-athletes on the Dean’s List.
Pete Carroll inducted into USC Athletic Hall of Fame
The former football coach is among 16 honorees at this year’s presentation ceremony.
Tommy Awards shine spotlight on USC Athletics’ finest
Sports standouts celebrate the university’s own version of the ESPYs.
Swim With Mike scholarship helps paralyzed hockey player move on
Injured in an on-ice accident in Minnesota four years ago, Jack Jablonski now calls USC home.
Condoleezza Rice kicks off Athletic Director Speaker Series
The former secretary of state talks sports — and whether student-athletes should be paid — with Pat Haden at first-ever event.
Student-athletes up their academic game in fall semester
Trojans register their highest averages since the figures were first compiled in 2000.
USC student-athletes lend a hand at annual Community Bowl
They joined more than 300 El Sereno Middle pupils for a day of beautifying the school, sharing good study habits and playing games — lots of them.
Trojans end regular season with big win over Notre Dame
Team bounces back from UCLA loss with 49-14 trouncing of rival Irish.
Spirit at your fingertips: Nail-polish firm debuts USC colors
Sales of Trojan Spirit and We pLAy for Gold will benefit women’s athletics.
Volleyball stars prepare to strike at tourney
Olympians, other former greats to play at two-day tournament on homecoming weekend.
More ‘fueling’ on the way for student-athletes
Enhanced program will provide more high-protein foods and nutritional requirements.
USC to offer four-year athletic scholarships for football and basketball programs
The decision replaces the current practice of offering one-year renewable scholarships.
Coliseum on-field suites, club areas to be added at USC football games
Peristyle Club, Field Club and 10 private field suites will kick off this fall.
USC athletic director addresses hot-button topics in college sports
Pat Haden weighs in on the impact of issues like ‘pay for play’ in intercollegiate athletics and the O’Bannon lawsuit against the NCAA.