USC and Notre Dame Extend Series Through 2023

College football’s greatest intersectional rivalry will keep going as usual for the next 10 years. USC will continue to host the Fighting Irish on Thanksgiving weekend in even-numbered years and play at South Bend in mid-October in odd-numbered years.

There’s been speculation whether the series would continue as planned with USC’s Pac-12 schedule and Notre Dame playing five ACC games a year.

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UCLA baseball coach John Savage, who won the school’s first College World Series title last night, was a former USC assistant. He was asked after winning the title about the influence of former USC coach Mike Gillespie.

“I wouldn’t be here without him,” Savage said.

Tailback U. Now Wants To Be Called Wide Receiver U.

You can almost imagine some in the athletic dept. sitting around trying to one-up UCLA’s decision last week to label itself Linebacker U. It was ridiculous for UCLA to do it but now we have a reactionary video from USC. In the old days, USC used to consider itself above the fray but now it is happy to be as common as everyone else.
Considering the tradition of the Tailback U. moniker, why try to add another label?

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The California Science Center holds its board meeting this morning with a possible vote on whether to approve USC’s Coliseum lease agreement and control of the parking lots around Exposition Park.