USC secures approval for $270 million LA Coliseum renovation project

The University of Southern California just received approval from the Coliseum Commission to move forth with a major $270 million renovation project. The venue is the home of the USC Trojans and is temporarily housing the Los Angeles Rams through 2018.Furthermore, this approval to proceed with the upgrades will aid in Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Olympics.The next step in...
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May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Bucs draftee lived in a car at USC to avoid breaking NCAA rules

The NCAA is essentially a corporate behemoth masquerading as a non-profit organization. It has a myriad of byzantine rules and regulations, many of which are seemingly backwards to the point of ridiculousness.The story of former USC defensive lineman Stevie Tu’ikolovatu is a prime example. Tu’ikolovatu was recently selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round of...
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May 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: United Airlines buys naming rights to LA Coliseum in record deal

The football home of the USC Trojans will have a new name for the next 15 years.According to Sports Business Daily, United Airlines has purchased the naming rights for the LA Memorial Coliseum for the next 15 years. They say the deal is worth more than $70 million, making it the richest naming rights deal for a college football stadium.The Coliseum had been seeking a naming rights...
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May 18, 2017  |  Discuss

USC will reportedly sell L.A. Coliseum naming rights to… United Airlines

After 94 years as the Los Angeles Coliseum, the home of the USC Trojans is reportedly getting a new name. Now this is a pretty big deal. The Coliseum has been around a long time and resisted corporate sponsorship all along, so surely some people won’t be thrilled that it’s being renamed now. But maybe fans will accept a stadium sponsor if it’s a trustworthy corporation with...
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May 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Ten college football stars looking to roar back after injuries

There are some outstanding college football stars returning from injuries suffered last year who’re looking to rebound in a big way.Some are already among the best players at any position in the nation, while others still have plenty left to prove.One is a quarterback who lost half the year with a nerve issue in his throwing shoulder. Another is a bully in the middle who’s expected...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Five college football win totals to bet on and 3 to avoid like a misguided booster

College football is coming, which means it is time to start reviewing the win totals being published by the experts in the desert, as our old friend Brent Musburger might say. Various sports books have been releasing their win totals and other odds in recent weeks and months, so now is as good a time as any to start considering which bets you may want to make this fall.More importantly...
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June 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Top QB recruit decommits from USC

Matt Corral, a top QB recruit in the 2018 recruiting class, has decommitted from USC, according to reports.247 Sports reports the news on Corral, who had been committed to the Trojans since Feb. 2016. Corral started off his high school career at Oaks Christian in Southern California, but left after a fight with Wayne Gretzky’s son. He then transferred to Long Beach Poly, which...
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June 17, 2017  |  Discuss

USC Football Recruiting: Trojans Offer Five-Star QB Justin Fields

The USC football program’s search to replace Matt Corral in the 2018 recruiting class has resulted in a scholarship offer for five-star quarterback Justin Fields. A week ago, Clay Helton’s USC football team was dealing with the de-commitment of five-star quarterback Matt Corral. Now, they’re in the thick of recruiting a replacement, with No. 1 […] USC Football Recruiting...
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June 25, 2017

Love the USC Trojans and writing? Then Conquest Chronicles wants you!

We’ve got several openings right now. Help make CC the best free USC site on the internet. Are you passionate about USC Trojans athletics? Do you love to write? Do you have a nose for news? If so, we want to talk to you. Conquest Chronicles is looking to bring on new contributors to help Nick keep the trains running. Contributors will regularly write for the site, help schedule...
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June 23, 2017

4 Takeaways from USC Basketball’s 2017-18 schedule

USC Basketball’s 2017-18 schedule was revealed on Thursday, with an improved non-conference slate, limited Pac-12 showcase options and a grand finale. Now that the 2017-18 USC Basketball has been officially unveiled –albeit without actual dates for Pac-12 games– excitement for the coming season can really get going. The Trojans are expected to thrive this year, […] 4 Takeaways...
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June 29, 2017

USC Basketball 2017-18 schedule announced

USC Basketball’s non-conference schedule and weekly matchups for the 2017-18 Pac-12 slate were announced on Thursday. With excitement around USC Basketball at it’s highest point in years, the Trojans now know exactly what their slate for the 2017-18 season will entail. USC released the official non-conference schedule while the Pac-12 set weekly match ups for […] USC Basketball...
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June 29, 2017

USC Football: Six Trojans make SI Top 100 for 2017

Six USC Football stars made the cut in Sports Illustrated’s ranking of the Top 100 players for 2017, including top billing for Sam Darnold and Cameron Smith. Sports Illustrated’s annual ranking of the Top 100 college football players going into the new season was released on Friday, featuring half-a-dozen Trojans. Quarterback Sam Darnold, linebacker Cameron […] USC Football...
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July 01, 2017

USC Football Mailbag: What to Expect from the Cornerbacks? (7/1)

What can the Trojans expect from cornerbacks in 2017? Are there too many tight ends? RoT’s USC Football mailbag is after the answers. USC Football is in a golden age of cornerback recruiting, but after the success of Thorpe Award winner Adoree’ Jackson, where will the Trojans go from here? Speaking of recruiting, the tight […] USC Football Mailbag: What to Expect from the Cornerbacks...
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July 01, 2017

USC Trojans’ hype builds with player rankings

Sports Illustrated released their top 100 player rankings ahead of the 2017-2018 season, and the USC Trojans made their presence felt. 11. Sam Darnold, QB 16. Cameron Smith, LB 46. Iman Marshall, CB 92. Ronald Jones II, RB 96. Porter Gustin, LB 98. Deontay Burnett, WR These six players gave USC the second most on the list, only behind powerhouse Alabama. This further increases the...
July 02, 2017  |  Discuss

USC Football Recruiting: Matt Corral says Trojans are still in the running

Former USC quarterback commit Matt Corral said the Trojans are still in the running for his signature despite his recent de-commitment. USC’s Matt Corral recruiting saga still has wheels it seems. The five-star quarterback, who de-committed from the Trojans in June, still lists USC among his favorites. “SC is still in it,” Corral told Jim […] USC Football Recruiting: Matt...
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July 02, 2017

USC Basketball Recruiting: Trojans’ 2018 class rises to No. 2 nationally

The addition of three Top 75 prospects in the last week shot the 2018 USC Basketball recruiting class up to No. 2 in team recruiting rankings. It’s been a busy seven days for Andy Enfield and USC Basketball, snagging three major commitments for 2018 in the span of a week. On Monday last week, things […] USC Basketball Recruiting: Trojans’ 2018 class rises to No. 2 nationally...
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July 02, 2017

Kevin Porter Jr. commits to 2018 USC Basketball recruiting class

Four-star shooting guard Kevin Porter Jr. announced his commitment to the 2018 USC Basketball recruiting class on Sunday, adding to the Trojans summer riches. Less than a week after securing the first commitment for the class of 2018, USC Basketball added a third elite pledge in Kevin Porter Jr. The four-star shooting guard from Seattle […] Kevin Porter Jr. commits to 2018 USC...
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July 02, 2017

Report: Sam Darnold could play two more seasons at USC

USC quarterback Sam Darnold is one of the guys quarterback-needy NFL teams are eyeballing as a potential top pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. But based on information obtained by Daniel Jeremiah of at Nike’s The Opening, those teams might need to wait a while or seek other solutions.“…when I asked the coaches/staffers what stood out about Darnold, they each mentioned his...
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July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

SG Kevin Porter Jr Commits to Trojans

Elite guard becomes the third Top100 commit in the past week for USC basketball Trojans basketball received big news earlier today, gaining the commitment of SG Kevin Porter Jr in the Class of 2018. The 6’5 210 pound shooting guard out of Seattle, Washington became the third Trojan commit in the last week, behind Taeshon Cherry and J’Raan Brooks. All three commits rank in both...
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July 02, 2017

A (Taeshon) Cherry on Top: Trojans Men’s Basketball Land 2018 5-Star PF

USC bolsters their men’s hoops team with highest recruit in years Friday turned out to be a huge day for the USC basketball program. Amidst the pandemonium of NBA free agency, the Trojans managed to make a splash of their own, landing a commitment for their in 2018 class with 5-star power forward Taeshon Cherry. The consensus four star recruit announced his decision via Twitter...
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July 01, 2017

Trojans in Italia: Danny and Matteo

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July 06, 2017

USC Football 2017 preseason Top 25 rankings round up

USC Football’s hype for the 2017 season hasn’t slowed down, with the Trojans ranking in the playoff places in most preseason Top 25 rankings. With conference media days approaching and preview magazines on newsstands, the college football preseason is finally here. As always, publications in both print and online have begun releasing their preseason Top […] USC Football 2017...
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July 06, 2017

USC Football: Tracking Trojans on 2017 award watch lists

The 2017 college football award watch lists are being unveiled, with several USC football players named as preseason candidates. Nothing says USC football is near than the start of watch list season. The bulk of the 2017 college football awards begin their annual two-week watch list unveiling July 10th, with the Bednarik and Maxwell Awards. […] USC Football: Tracking Trojans on...
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July 09, 2017

Pac-12 Position Previews: Sam Darnold and Jake Browning lead a stellar group of quarterbacks

For those of you who didn’t get to see enough explosions on the 4th of July, don’t worry. This week, we’re talking about the Pac-12, which is known producing plenty of offensive fireworks. Today, I’ll kick off our position previews by taking a look at the league’s quarterbacks. Q. Who are the top returning quarterbacks in the league? 3. Luke Falk, Washington State ...
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July 10, 2017  |  Discuss

USC Basketball Recruiting: 4-star SF Khavon Moore names Top 12

Four-star small forward Khavon Moore announced his Top 12 schools on Monday, listing USC Basketball in his favorites. USC Basketball’s summer recruiting efforts remained strong on Monday as the Trojans made the cut for four-star prospect Khavon Moore. Moore, a small forward out of Macon, Georgia, is considering USC in his Top 12. Alongside the Trojans, […] USC Basketball Recruiting...
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July 10, 2017
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