Common fans

Common fans - Being a USC Tour Guide has its perks I get to...

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Being a USC Tour Guide has its perks. I get to enjoy the weather, work with a great group of people and get paid for talking (informatively) about where I go to school. As I’ve discovered throughout my three years on the job, I also gather a great deal of information about what the common fan thinks about USC sports. You see, sportswriters spend most of their time talking sports with people who live, breath and sleep this stuff – whether that be coaches, players or other sportswriters. Rarely do we have the opportunity to engage with fans more representative of the greater population. You know, the fans who just want their team to win the damn game so the after parties are livelier. The catch, however, is that it’s these same fans who ultimately determine how successful (read: profitable) sports franchises are on the professional level and sports programs are on the amateur level. Thus, it only takes a few tours with the right people to get a pulse on the reach of Trojan athletics. After announcing that I’ve maintained a sports column for three years, I get the general questions about Pete Carroll’s demeanor and whether I’ve ever talked to Reggie Bush, but
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2009 for the course MOR 479 taught by Professor Carter during the Spring '09 term at USC.

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