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Tedford: USC Defense Will Be a ‘Great Test’ for Reyna

Southern California's bid to secure coach Clay Helton's future begins with a revamped offense, a refurbished classic stadium, and a daunting opponent: Mountain West champion Fresno State. When USC returns from its first losing season since 2000 ...
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On Heels of Scandals, USC Announces New President

LOS ANGELES — The University of Southern California on Wednesday announced a new school president who will usher in "a new era" following a series of high-profile scandals that culminated last week with a massi...
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How Many More of These College Scam Artists Are There?

As someone who settled for an Army issued GED in place of a real diploma from Fresno High School (I was awarded an honorary diploma years later), and who squandered numerous opportunities at higher education, I occupy a unique vantage point to watch the unfold...
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USC Keeps Helton After 5-7 Season, But Changes Promised

LOS ANGELES — Although Clay Helton has lost the support of a sizable portion of Southern California's fan base, athletic director Lynn Swann still believes in him. "I am a strong advocate of consistency within a program, sticking by a leader, supporting the...