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Listen in as USC alum Nara Weng brings you the inside access, perspective, and information you need on all things USC Trojans.

Listen in as USC alum Nara Weng brings you the inside access, perspective, and information you need on all things USC Trojans.

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Listen in as USC alum Nara Weng brings you the inside access, perspective, and information you need on all things USC Trojans.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 32: USC & Olympics Women's Water Polo w/ Bernice Orwig O'Connor

7/16/2021
USC women's water polo legend, Bernice Orwig O'Connor, joins Nara to talk about her distinguished career in the pool with the Trojans and Team USA, the 2021 NCAA champion women's squad, and the upcoming Olympics where the US women are favored to win a 3rd straight gold medal. Bernice "The Furnace" describes what it took for her to become the first winner of the Peter J. Cutino Award as the best water polo player in college and why her memories of her playing days usually involved experiences...

Duration:00:58:14

Ep. 31: NCAA Champs Joy Dennis & Sammy Slater of USC Beach Volleyball

6/21/2021
Joy Dennis and Sammy Slater of the 2021 NCAA Champion USC Beach Volleyball team join Nara to go over how the team came together after the 2020 season was cut short by the pandemic and became a national title-winning squad for the 4th time in program history. They discuss how head coach Dain Blanton leads the team both on and off the sand, how excited they are to watch teammate Tina Graudina in the Olympics, and why they never got paired together for a match as Trojans. If you Bleav in...

Duration:00:40:26

Ep. 30: New USC Women's Basketball Head Coach Lindsay Gottlieb

6/8/2021
Nara welcomes new USC women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb to the Trojan Family! They discuss what led her to leave her job as an assistant coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers to return to the college game, how her NBA experience translates to coaching women in college, what it will take to return the Women of Troy to the elite of the NCAA, and her expectations for the program. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:38:10

Ep. 29: 2021 NCAA Champion Beach Volleyball Coach Dain Blanton

5/31/2021
USC women's beach volleyball head coach, Dain Blanton, returns to the show to detail how the Trojans won the 2021 NCAA Championship, the 4th national title in program history. He and Nara go over the midseason lineup shakeup that may have helped lead to the championship run, what to expect in 2022 and what advice he gave to Tina Graudina before she goes to the Olympics for Latvia. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:35:14

Ep. 28: Fantasy Football Talk w/ Marcas Grant

5/12/2021
NFL Network and NFL.com fantasy football analyst Marcas Grant returns to the show to talk about his work covering the NFL from a fantasy sports perspective. Nara and Marcas remember playing fantasy football for the first time during their freshman year at USC and marvel over how much things have changed since then. They also look at the future of Trojans football and men's basketball, along with the crowded winter/spring sports season. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to...

Duration:00:44:52

Ep. 27: 2021 NFL Draft Preview w/ Joe DeLeone

4/29/2021
Nara is joined by Joe DeLeone, co-host of the Bleav in NFL Draft Prospects podcast, to preview where the USC Trojans could be selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. They also speculate on who the 49ers will take at the 3rd pick, who the best overall draft prospects are, and Joe provides a couple of FCS sleepers. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:41:11

Ep. 26: USC Men's Basketball Season Recap w/ Jeff Trepagnier

4/24/2021
Former NBA and USC men's basketball player Jeff Trepagnier joins Nara to go over the Trojans season which culminated in an Elite Eight run in the NCAA Tournament and how it compared to the 2000-01 team that he was a part of which was the last SC team to go that far. They discuss what the future holds for the roster, Andy Enfield, and Evan Mobley's NBA prospects. Jeff also reminisces about the tough practices after a loss under Henry Bibby and his role in a brawl that broke out after a game...

Duration:00:42:17

Ep. 25: In Depth with Jacki Gemelos on Her Basketball Journey

4/6/2021
In this show, Nara welcomes former USC women's basketball player Jacki Gemelos to talk about her recent retirement from professional hoops, the career journey battling through 5 ACL tears to continue playing the game she loves, and what the future holds for her. She also discussed watching the USC men in March Madness and the inequities we saw between the men's and women's NCAA tournament setups. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy...

Duration:01:06:10

Ep. 24: Trojans head to Indy for the Big Dance!

3/18/2021
USC men's hoops goes to the NCAA Tournament in Indianapolis as a 6 seed in the West region and Nara breaks down the possible matchups for the Trojans and the Big Dance field as a whole with ESPN college basketball analyst Adrian Branch. Adrian gives his Final Four and national champion predictions, and what he thinks of Evan Mobley's NBA future. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California...

Duration:00:35:27

Ep. 23: USC Men's Basketball w/ Steve Lavin of Fox Sports

3/12/2021
Fox Sports college basketball analyst and former UCLA and St. John's head coach Steve Lavin joins Nara to go over the USC men's basketball season. They discuss the Trojans' big win over the Bruins in the regular season finale and what the outlook is for the team going into the Pac-12 and NCAA tournaments. Also, Lavin tells Nara what it would take for him to return to coaching. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:56:01

Ep. 22: USC Women's Basketball w/ Aarika Hughes & Shalexxus Aaron

3/4/2021
USC women's basketball associate head coach Aarika Hughes and redshirt sophomore guard Shalexxus Aaron join Nara to go through the up-and-downs of 2020-21 heading into regular season finale at UCLA. Aarika goes through what she's learned as both a player and a coach from head coach Mark Trakh, how the team's injury bug even caught up to her, and what the future of the program looks like. Shalexxus details how the team has stayed focus through the pandemic, how injuries have affected her...

Duration:00:47:16

Ep. 21: USC Alum & NBC Sports Chicago Broadcaster Chuck Garfien

2/26/2021
Nara is joined by USC alum and NBC Sports Chicago broadcaster, Chuck Garfien, to talk about his time as a Trojan and his current job covering the Chicago White Sox. Chuck remembers watching his first football game as a student and getting to cover a game as a TV reporter. He also talks about the high expectations for the White Sox in 2021 and the return of Tony LaRussa as manager. Finally, Chuck has advice for aspiring sports broadcasters. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen...

Duration:00:44:30

Ep. 20: 2020 Football Review, RIP Paul Westphal & Heisman Voting

1/27/2021
Nara welcomes back USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Associate Professor Jeff Fellenzer to review the 2020 USC football season following a disappointing loss to Oregon in the Pac-12 title game, go over the early recruiting signings, look at USC men's and women's hoops, remember the great Paul Westphal, and discuss how Jeff voted for the Heisman Trophy award. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:01:05:08

Ep. 19: Rally to Ruin Bruins, Pac-12 Title Preview & Hoops on Pause

12/18/2020
Nara is joined by Andy Patton of Trojans Wire to relive yet another USC rally to defeat rival UCLA, preview the Pac-12 Championship vs. Oregon, and discuss the men's basketball season on pause due to a positive Covid-19 test in the program. Plus, the Helton Hot Seat Scale poll has its closest results yet. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:48:39

Ep. 18: Waxing WSU, Broadcasting Stories & Troy Week w/ Tim Brando

12/12/2020
Nara welcomes Fox Sports play-by-play broadcaster, Tim Brando, to talk about being on the road to call games in a pandemic, recap the wipeout of Washington St. and preview the Battle for the Victory Bell with the crosstown Bruins. They also give their ideas on how to fix the College Football Playoff and remember Marv Marinovich. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:19:50

Ep. 17: Broadcasting in a Pandemic & WSU Week w/ Petros Papadakis

12/10/2020
Former Trojans running back Petros Papadakis of Fox Sports, KLAC-AM, and The Challenge on NBC Los Angeles joins Nara to discuss his impressions of the USC football team so far and preview the game vs. Washington State. He also gives insight into what his experience has been like broadcasting games from a studio during the Covid-19 pandemic. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...

Duration:00:48:42

Ep. 16: Covid-19 Cancels Colorado, Win in Utah & USC vs ND Memories

12/5/2020
In this show, Nara welcomes back Marcas Grant of the NFL Network to discuss the Colorado game being canceled due to positive Covid-19 tests among the Trojans squad, recap the 1st win in Utah in quite some time, reminisce about the USC/Notre Dame game they saw as freshman over Thanksgiving weekend in 1994, and go over the start of basketball season. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California...

Duration:00:42:32

Ep. 15: Another Comeback Win & Utah Preview

11/21/2020
It was another nail-biter for USC football, this time against the Arizona Wildcats, and Nara goes over the game with returning guest, Mike Yam of the NFL Network and Sirius XM radio. They go through the struggles and good fortune of the Trojans before setting the stage for another road game at Utah. Plus, the Helton Hot Seat Scale poll results, predictions and a quick chat about the upcoming hoops season. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See...

Duration:00:35:48

Ep. 14: USC Survives Sun Devils & Arizona Preview

11/14/2020
Nara welcomes back Frostee Rucker as his guest co-host for this episode and they break down USC's miraculous comeback against Arizona State before looking forward to the Trojans' trip to Tucson to face the Arizona Wildcats. After losing the competition last season, Frostee hopes his predictions will be better this time around. If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:33:08

Ep. 13: 2020 Season and ASU Preview with Pete Arbogast

11/14/2020
Nara welcomes the voice of USC football, Pete Arbogast, to the show to preview the season and the opener vs. Arizona State. They also go over the expectations for the Trojans with a Pac-12 only schedule and what the chances are for a conference title and College Football Playoff berth. And it's the return of game predictions! If you Bleav in Everything USC, you need to listen to this podcast and Fight On! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:55:17