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Three reasons why USC football will win the Pac-12 title

During the past month, the USC Trojans have been hit with more dilemma and problems within the program than they did the whole rest of the off-season. With the national coverage of defensive back Josh Shaw’s false tale of heroic actions that led to his injury, and running back Anthony Brown leaving the team and calling Steve Sarkisian a racist, it has been a poor stretch for the...
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

8 Ways Josh Shaw Could Have Injured His Ankles

If you haven’t heard of USC cornerback Josh Shaw’s heroic story, and admitted lie, you should look into it. While the school and police try to sort out what happened, we’ve got some ideas on how Josh Shaw REALLY sprained those ankles. #8: Breaking Into His Girlfriend’s Apartment Source: This sounds like what may have actually happened, as it’s breaking on...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Shaw admits faking rescue story, suspended indefinitely

Twitter/@ThePeristyle On Tuesday, we learned that USC senior defensive back Josh Shaw may have made up a story about how he injured both of his ankles. According to Shaw, he injured them while he was rescuing his nephew from drowning at a family event. However, Trojans head football coach Steve Sarkisian told reporters that there were reports that contradicted his captain’s description...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

USC investigating Josh Shaw regarding cause of ankle injuries

The Josh Shaw story of heroism took a weird turn Tuesday morning. USC head coach Steve Sarkisian addressed the media after practice giving a statement on the Shaw situation and said, "I have no reason, no history to not believe Josh and his story." He then followed that up with a zinger. "Within the last few hours, or so, we've gotten a few phone calls contradicting what Josh said...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

USC got 'contradicting stories' on Shaw injury, will investigate

On Monday, we learned that USC captain and senior defensive back Josh Shaw sprained both of his ankles after jumping off of a balcony so he could save his 7-year-old nephew from drowning at a family party. It was a fantastic story of how a young man put family ahead of everything, even his senior year on the football field. There’s just one problem: it may not be true. During his...
Via College Spun
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Trojan Jumps off Balcony

Josh Shaw is a 5th year senior, starter, and was named team captain for the USC Trojans this year.  He is expected to be a big part of their secondary.  After Saturday night, he can add “Hero” to his resume. Per the USC Website: While attending a family social function at his cousin’s apartment in his hometown of Palmdale, Shaw looked on from a second floor balcony to the...
Via Sports Mockery
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Josh Shaw’s Story Of Rescuing Drowning Nephew True?

Is Josh Shaw's story of rescuing drowning nephew true? USC Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian has received calls questioning it.
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Captain Josh Shaw Sprained Both Ankles Rescuing His Nephew From A Swimming Pool

Twitter/@ThePeristyle Injury news is never good, especially when it comes from a player doing something heroic off the field. USC senior cornerback Josh Shaw, who was just selected as a team captain, suffered two high ankle sprains and is out indefinitely after rescuing a young nephew who does not know how to swim from a pool. has the full story: While attending a...
Via College Spun
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

USC's Josh Shaw injured rescuing nephew from drowning

USC cornerback Josh Shaw is a true hero in life. The senior risked his life to safe a nephew that was drowning during what the official USC website indicates was a social family function. And the details of the incident are mind blowing (via  While attending a family social function at his cousin’s apartment in his hometown of Palmdale, Shaw looked on from a...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

USC starting CB Josh Shaw injures both ankles saving nephew from pool

USC senior cornerback Josh Shaw is a crucial part of the Trojans, as he starts in the secondary. He's also a team captain, and recently he showed what true leadership is. Shaw was attending a family function in Palmdale, California, when he noticed an emergency unfolding. Here are the details from USC: Shaw looked on from a second floor balcony to the pool below and saw his 7-year...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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