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Once Again, Trojans’ Secret Weapon On Hand for Big Victory

Photo: Image of Sport From The Wizard of Odds: Everybody loves a winner, and with USC rolling once again, the sidelines at the L.A. Coliseum were buzzing Saturday night. Actor Henry Winkler, best known for playing Fonzie on “Happy Days,” was smiling after the Trojans’ 35-10 dismantling of Oregon. As far as we’re concerned, there […]

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Tuesday Distractions with Will Ferrell

From last night’s Letterman — USC alum/TrojanWire Hall of Fame member Will Ferrell previews his next role, as The Phantom of the Opera. Suck on that Andrew Lloyd Webber. Fantastic. Will Ferrell is The Phantom of the Opera [YouTube/CBS]

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Ricky Bobby visits Trojans camp

Will Ferrell dropped by USC’s practice on Thursday, in full Ricky Bobby regalia (complete with Laughing Clown Malt Liquor logo), to “smell Steve Sarkisian’s jock strap” and provide the Trojans with some words of inspiration. In video of the event (via usctrojans.com), Ricky Bobby offers hilarious some words of encouragement to former Servite Friar Ryan […]

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And now for your entertainment — Mr. Will Ferrell, Class of 1989

It’s almost the middle of the week — why not take a break from football for a second, and let esteemed graduate of the University of Southern California, Mr. Will Ferrell, regale us with some YouTube hilarity? First up, it’s Sunday’s ESPY tribute to Lance Armstrong, with more comedy after the jump: John William Ferrell […]

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Rose Bowl Pregame: Ron Burgundy vs. David Wooderson

I don’t know how I’m just hearing about this, but the L.A. Times reported this morning that pregame programming on ABC will include a debate about tonight’s game between USC alum Will Ferrell and Texas alum Matthew McConaughey. Be sure to tune in at 5pm to catch the meeting of the minds; kickoff will follow […]

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Celebs are out at the Rose Bowl

NCAA rules regarding sideline management will be followed. Each team will only be allowed 5 sideline guest passes for former players. But 700 press passes will be issued. Celebs are out. This means no Kirsten Dunst, Alyssa Milano, Will Ferrell, George Lucas, Dr. Dre, The Game or Andre 3000; no Snoop Dogg, Henry Winkler or […]

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USC’s Secret Weapon, Attorney Barry Zuckercorn

That’s right, we’ve got the Fonz. Sidenote–I actually sat next to him at the 2004 Rose Bowl–not only is he cool, he’s one of the nicest guys I’ve ever met in this town. Keep on rockin’, Mr. Winkler. USC sideline hottest scene in L.A. for stars to be seen [USA Today]

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Luke Walton booted from USC-UCLA

From the Sidelines has the exclusive story of the day–witness accounts and photos of Luke Walton getting kicked out of Saturday’s game at the Coliseum. Looks like Luke tried to join the party without a field pass, and he got yanked. Above all, there’s one really sad takeaway from all this — the Lakers sure […]

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Celebrity Coach: Snoop Dogg

Long Beach Poly alum, Snoop Dogg, played the role of special teams coach in USC practice today. The rapper made his surprise entrance when the players were expecting to be chewed out by defensive line coach Ed Orgeron. Matt Leinart on today: It was fun today having our celebrity coach. It’s nice to get away […]

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