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In memoriam: Larry Friend, 54, former USC point guard
A three-time winner of USC’s Best Defensive Player award, he set school records for assists in a game, season and career.
Women’s water polo squad wins sixth national championship
It’s the university’s 105th NCAA team championship and the second in three years for the women’s water polo program.
USC announces 2018 football schedule
The team starts next season against UNLV and wraps up with UCLA and Notre Dame back-to-back.
Student-athletes’ graduation success rate hits all-time high for fourth year
Nine USC sports had a graduation success rate this year above 90 percent, with five having perfect scores of 100 percent.
Josh Adam named USC women’s rowing head coach
He comes to USC after seven seasons at Washington State, during which the Cougars advanced to the NCAA championship six times.
Alison Swain named USC women’s tennis head coach
She built a dynasty at Massachusetts’ Williams College, leading the school to eight NCAA championships.
Kickoff times, TV plans set for five key USC 2017 football games
The Trojans open the season with a three-game home stand against up-and-coming Western Michigan, Pac-12 rival Stanford and longtime adversary Texas.
Women’s beach volleyball team wins third straight national title
It’s the university’s 104th all-time NCAA team championships and 20th women’s NCAA title.
USC partners with Goodwill to collect clothing in effort to help the homeless
Collection of gently used clothing and household items starts Tuesday and continues through May 11. See why Adoree’ Jackson is taking part.
Trojans top Bruins to win Pac-12 men’s tennis title
The Trojans now await the unveiling of the 2017 NCAA Championship bracket Tuesday.
USC’s women’s water polo team sets national record with 47th consecutive win
Trojans now hold the women’s record win streak after a 15-2 win over Indiana.
USC to play Providence in NCAA basketball tournament game Wednesday
Winner of the First Four game will advance against SMU in the East Region.
In memoriam: John Jackson, 81
The former USC running backs coach was at USC for six seasons, during which the Trojans won the Rose Bowl three times and were 1978 national champions.
In memoriam: Broadcaster Mike Walden, 89
During the broadcaster’s time with the Trojans, the football team appeared in five Rose Bowls and won two national championships.
In memoriam: Marty King, 60
The All-Pac-10 kicker set USC season records for most punts and punt yards with 1978 championship football team.
USC announces 2017 football schedule
Rose Bowl champs open season with home games against Western Michigan, Stanford and Texas.
Year in review: USC athletes mark a year of impressive successes
USC 2016 | From the top women’s overall program to conference and national titles and an upcoming Rose Bowl, Trojans fought on to victory all year.
No. 7 women’s soccer team takes national title with win over top-ranked West Virginia
The championship — the second in program history — is USC’s 126th national title.
In memoriam: Jack Beckner, 86
The three-time Olympian won three NCAA individual titles at USC and then coached the Trojan men to their only NCAA team title.
USC student-athletes’ graduation success rate hits all-time high — again
It’s the third consecutive year that the rate has hit a new record, according to data from the NCAA.
USC wraps up Olympics with 21 medals, including nine golds
The university remains the leader among U.S. schools for most all-time medals and gold medals, and continues its streak of having won a gold medal at every Summer Olympics since 1912.
Five-medal Friday for Trojans at the Olympic track, pool
USC has produced more Olympians, more overall medalists and more gold medal winners than any other U.S. university.
Trojans boost Rio medal count to 10
Nia Ali wins silver in the 100-meter high hurdles, while April Ross captures bronze in beach volleyball.
Monday’s medal makes Trojan Allyson Felix the most decorated U.S. female track athlete
The track and field standout won silver in the women’s 400-meter at the Summer Olympics.