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Taj Gibson among those battling injuries

USC men’s basketball has experienced perhaps the most offseason buzz in program history. Delivering on lofty expectations, however, might be a difficult task in the early going. Injuries have plagued the Trojans during preseason workouts, with nearly half the team missing time because of various ailments.

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Clausen Injury Gave Sharpley Job

Filed under: Notre Dame Football, USC Football, Pac 10, NCAA FB Injuries Although Evan Sharpley had seemed to play his way into the starting job at Notre Dame a few weeks ago, it was only on Tuesday that Irish head coach Charlie Weis gave him the nod. During his weekly news conference, Weis told reporters, […]

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USC’s Cushing Out for Three Weeks

Filed under: USC Football, Pac 10, NCAA FB Injuries When USC linebacker Brian Cushing suffered an ankle sprain in the Trojans’ season opener against Idaho, the junior was hopeful that he would make it back on the field within two weeks at Nebraska. He noted that there’s a difference between simply walking and coming out […]

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USC’s Hancock will Forego Sixth Season

Filed under: USC Football, Pac 10, NCAA FB Injuries The FanHouse: Although the NCAA cleared USC fullback Brandon Hancock for a medical redshirt sixth season, the communications major will forego his final year of eligibility. The blogger tells the Los Angeles Times, “The most recent evaluation on my knee was not… Read more

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USC’s Hancock Granted Sixth Season

Filed under: USC Football, Pac 10, NCAA FB Injuries The Fanhouse: After suffering multiple season-ending setbacks, USC fullback Brandon Hancock was cleared by the NCAA for s sixth year of eligibility. The blogger broke the news to the San Gabriel Valley Trojan Club this week, stating, “Many of you have been asking… Read more

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Maxwell Punditry: Vote #7

We took last week off — sometimes you just have to indulge in a week away from the Punditry. So much Ballot Burn. But we’re back, with Maxwell Pundit Vote Number Seven. Rawk: 1.) Adrian Peterson (Oklahoma) Yes, we know — he’s done for the season, his career as a Sooner virtually certain to have […]

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Sedrick Ellis Busts a Knee

More of that shitty injury news today: The Trojans early-season injury issues continued on Monday, as Sedrick Ellis left practice early after his knee locked up. Sedrick underwent arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday, and is expected to miss ‘several weeks’ — which at the very least means the Trojans’ home opener against Nebraska this Saturday, and […]

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