Anthony Gharib

I am a graduate of the University of Southern California with a bachelor's degree in journalism with a minor in sports business and management. I am currently an associate editor at on the trending topics team. I spent the 2023 Summer as a sports intern at USA Today. Before USA Today, I was a Sports News Intern at ABC7 Los Angeles from August 2022 to June 2023. My previous reporting contributions were with LakersNation and 247Sports covering USC sports (began in spring 2022 and continued as a contributor before joining ABC7). I also freelanced with the Daily Breeze covering prep sports in Fall 2021. I was the sports editor of USC's independent student newspaper, the Daily Trojan, during the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters.

Steelers troll Bengals with Skyline Chili graphic after key divisional win

Week 12 of the 2023 NFL season brought divisional matchups filled with trolls.

The Pittsburgh Steelers set a season-high in total yards this season in their win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Atlanta Falcons entered first place in the NFC South after defeating the New Orleans Saints. The Jacksonville Jaguars narrowly beat the Houston Texans to maintain control of the AFC South.

Here are the best trolls of Week 12.

Days after firing offensive coordinator Matt Canada, the Steelers eclipsed 40

Eagles' kelly green among NFL's top Week 12 uniforms

The uniform heat during Week 12 of the NFL season begins early with Thanksgiving and Black Friday games.

The Detroit Lions, Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers are all wearing throwback threads on Thanksgiving. The Seattle Seahawks will bring back their action green uniforms against the 49ers. The New York Jets are going all black for their Black Friday game against the Miami Dolphins. During Sunday's slate, the Philadelphia Eagles will bring back their kelly green look, while the Houston Te

Michigan trolls Ohio State after third straight win over rivals

The trolls came with extra strength during college football's Rivalry Week.

In the Egg Bowl, the No. 12 Ole Miss Rebels defeated the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The No. 7 Texas Longhorns dominated the Texas Tech Red Raiders to secure a spot in the Big 12 Championship Game. A late interception by the No. 3 Michigan Wolverines secured their win over the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes for the third straight season.

Here are the best college football trolls in Week 13:

The Game came down to the wire.

Oregon's look honoring Webb headlines Week 13 CFB threads

Rivalry week in college football brings uniform heat across the country.

The No. 6 Oregon Ducks are honoring late tight end Spencer Webb, who died in a climbing accident in July 2022, with their uniforms against the No. 16 Oregon State Beavers. The No. 12 Ole Miss Rebels have a classic look for the Egg Cup against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Stanford Cardinal will debut sweet helmets against the No. 18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Here are some of the best uniform combinations for Week 1

'Mannequin Challenge,' hype for 'Hamilton:' Notable trends from the Lions' last Thanksgiving win

The Detroit Lions are looking to start 9-2 for the first time since 1962. Their ninth win that season came after defeating the Green Bay Packers on Thanksgiving -- the 12th time in a row the two teams matched up on the holiday.

The Lions have a chance to write a new chapter in their history as they face the Packers on Thursday. It will be their 22nd time meeting on Thanksgiving -- the most between two teams on that date, according to ESPN Stats and Information.

Though Detroit is off to its bes

From Luke and Bill Walton to Mychal and Klay Thompson, these are the top NBA father-son duos

Some of the NBA's greatest talents were raised not too far from the league.

Dell Curry often brought his two sons, Stephen Curry and Seth Curry, to shootarounds during his nine seasons in the association. Klay Thompson admitted he grew up fond of the Los Angeles Lakers, with whom his dad, Mychal Thompson, won two championships before retiring in 1991.

Though no father-son duo has ever played in the same NBA game -- LeBron James has expressed his desire to play in the NBA with his son, Bronny J

Chris Paul, Draymond Green among many recent rivals turned teammates

Check out some of the best moments of Chris Paul and Steph Curry battling it out before becoming teammates. (2:09)

From opponents to teammates: The best of CP3 vs. Steph (2:09)

Some of the NBA's top rivals turned into the most successful partners when they became teammates.

Chris Paul joining the Golden State Warriors marks the most recent pairing of rivals that are now on the same side. Warriors forward Draymond Green hasn't shied away from mentioning his dislike for Paul, and their past his

DeVito, Thompson-Robinson lead Week 11's top rookie QBs after notching first wins as starters

Pat McAfee praises C.J. Stroud for being seemingly unflappable during his rookie season for the Texans. (1:53)

Rookie quarterbacks either took a step back or excelled during Week 11 of the NFL season.

C.J. Stroud led the Houston Texans to their third straight victory after a tight game against the Arizona Cardinals. The third time's the charm for Tommy DeVito, who helped the New York Giants snap a three-game losing streak in his third appearance. On the other side, the Las Vegas Raiders and Ai

Eagles troll Chiefs with Taylor Swift-inspired tweet

Week 11 of the NFL season had blowouts and close finishes, but the trolls stayed consistent.

Two divisional matchups played out in opposite ways -- the Cleveland Browns defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers on a winning field goal, while the Jacksonville Jaguars blew out the Tennessee Titans. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Los Angeles Chargers with Jordan Love's go-ahead TD pass to Romeo Doubs.

Here are the best social media jabs from Week 11:

You knew something like this was going to happen.

Mark Wahlberg, Caitlin Clark and Mike Vick join 'ManningCast'

Michael Vick explains why he chose to play with Peyton Manning in the Madden video game, much to the delight of Peyton on the "ManningCast." (1:06)

Michael Vick used Peyton Manning in Madden over himself (1:06)

Peyton and Eli return for another edition of the "ManningCast" during the Kansas City Chiefs-Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl LVII rematch on "Monday Night Football."

The Chiefs are making their second appearance on the "ManningCast." They beat the New York Giants in their first appearan

Myles Garrett sits courtside at Cavaliers game after 13-10 Browns win

Hours after notching two sacks to help lead the Cleveland Browns to a 13-10 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers, defensive end Myles Garrett traveled just over a mile to support another local team -- the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Garrett sat courtside Sunday as the Cavaliers faced the defending champion Denver Nuggets.

The four-time Pro Bowler is no stranger to basketball or the Cavaliers organization.

Garrett appeared in the 2022 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game in Cleveland. During the 2023 summer le

Packers' throwbacks lead NFL's top Week 11 uniforms

Another week, another throwback uniform leading the way in Week 11 of the NFL season.

The Green Bay Packers are paying homage to the 1950s with their uniforms against the Los Angeles Chargers. The Washington Commanders and Miami Dolphins are wearing monochromatic looks. After going all red last week, the Arizona Cardinals will go all white against the Houston Texans, who will wear their color rush threads, marking the top uniform matchup of the week.

Here are the uniforms for all NFL teams in

Oregon's familiar look among best Week 12 uniform combinations

As college football's regular season inches towards the end, the uniforms are heating up.

The No. 6 Oregon Ducks will sport a familiar look on the road against the Arizona State Sun Devils. The Washington State Cougars are bringing some helmet heat against the Colorado Buffaloes.

Here are the top college football uniforms from Week 12:

The TCU Horned Frogs' fiery new uniforms include red accents and a horned frog with bloody eyes on the helmet.

Oregon will bring back its eggshell threads tha

History says that James Harden and the Clippers' new Big Four can go one of two ways

The LA Clippers' recent acquisition of James Harden marks another chapter in the NBA's history of "Big Four" partnerships.

Harden joined Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and Russell Westbrook to form a quartet of superstars. So far, the trade hasn't reaped benefits for LA -- the Clippers have yet to win a game, while the Philadelphia 76ers are 6-1 since moving Harden.

LA's decision to trade for the former MVP came months after the Boston Celtics also created their own Big Four. Boston made separate

Kelce leads trending dog names in America, Nikola and Trae among top three

The Kelce brothers became a big source of inspiration this year for new dog owners.

According to a recent report by pet sitting website Rover, Kelce is the top trending dog name in America, enjoying an increase of 135%. Rover said the Kelce brothers are likely an inspiration for the uptick.

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce won his second Super Bowl in February. Kelce's social media following increased drastically after Taylor Swift attended the Chiefs Week 3 game against the Chicago B

LeBron James sends Ja'Marr Chase, Kyler Murray Fruity Pebbles-themed cleats

The Cincinnati Bengals' Ja'Marr Chase and the Arizona Cardinals' Kyler Murray received special gifts from LeBron James on Monday.

The Los Angeles Lakers star sent the Bengals wide receiver and Cardinals quarterback Fruity Pebbles-themed cleats based on the Nike LeBron 4 shoes released in 2006. Chase posted an unboxing video on his Instagram story.

"These clean as hell," Chase said while unboxing the cleats on his Instagram story. "Good looks. Appreciate you, LeBron."

The gear was packaged wit

Patrick Mahomes, Lindsey Vonn and Kyle Brandt join 'ManningCast'

Peyton and Eli Manning ask Patrick Mahomes why he hasn't used his behind-the-back pass in a game. (0:43)

Peyton and Eli Manning are back again for a Week 10 edition of the "ManningCast" during "Monday Night Football."

The Buffalo Bills make their second appearance this season on the alternative broadcast -- they opened the season against the New York Jets in Week 1. The Denver Broncos' most recent and lone "ManningCast" appearance came in Week 1 of 2022 when they lost to the Seattle Seahawks.

Houston Texans troll the Cincinnati Bengals twice after last-second victory

There was no shortage of close finishes in Week 10 of the 2023 NFL season.

The Houston Texans defeated the Cincinnati Bengals on the road with a last-second field goal. A late interception sealed the Pittsburgh Steelers' victory over the Green Bay Packers. The Cleveland Browns came back against the Baltimore Ravens, winning on a late field goal.

Here are the top trolls from Week 10.

The Texans were up 10 in the fourth quarter, but the Bengals stormed back to tie the game with 1:33 remaining.

Steelers' throwback look leads NFL's top Week 10 uniforms

Throwback uniforms return in Week 10 of the NFL season after a break last week.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are wearing uniforms that feature block letters and numbers with a nod to the 1970s. Meanwhile, the Jacksonville Jaguars are going for a full teal look against the San Francisco 49ers. Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray will make his season debut in an all-red uniform matched with a white helmet.

Here are the uniforms for all of the NFL teams in action Sunday and Monday (excluding the Kansas

Michigan responds to Penn State with simple troll after victory

Week 11 of the college football season brought upsets and a return of the trolls.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders defeated the No. 16 Kansas Jayhawks on the road on a late field goal. The No. 22 Iowa Hawkeyes shut out the Rutgers Scarlet Knights to remain first in the Big Ten West. However, the biggest noise of the week came out of Pennsylvania.

Here are the top trolls in Week 11.

A day after the Big Ten announced that Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh will be suspended from coaching on the field f

UCF's Space Game threads, Ohio State's gray-on-gray among best Week 11 uniforms

Week 11 of the college football season brings some of the best uniforms this season.

The No. 1 Ohio State Buckeyes are debuting a new gray-on-gray with traditional helmets combination. The UCF Knights have their annual Space Game this weekend, and will show off a new baby blue uniform. On Thursday night, the No. 11 Louisville Cardinals wore their "Ghost Stories" glow-in-the-dark look against the Virginia Cavaliers

Here are the top uniforms from Week 11:

The No. 10 Ole Miss Rebels will don a n

Victor Wembanyama hopes to join Jordan, Maravich on list of notable debuts at MSG

Through two weeks, San Antonio Spurs center Victor Wembanyama has lived up to the hype.

Wembanyama is averaging 19.4 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game (which ranks second in the NBA behind Anthony Davis' 3.3).

The No. 1 pick led the Spurs to a win against the Phoenix Suns last week with a career-high 38 points, plus 10 rebounds. He became the third player in the past 40 seasons to record at least 35 points and 10 rebounds within his first five career games, according to ESPN Stats &

'I gave him a hug': Brian Daboll leads quotes overheard in the NFL

The Minnesota Vikings' wild 31-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons served as one of the top games in Week 9 of the NFL season.

Minnesota's second drive of the game ended with starting quarterback Jaren Hall injured, prompting Joshua Dobbs to go under center the rest of the way. Dobbs had spent only five days as a Viking, but he won the game after throwing a 6-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Powell with 22 ticks remaining.

The Minnesota quarterback leads our top quotes from around the NFL in Wee

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Trevor Lawrence and Keyshawn Johnson join 'ManningCast'

Arnold Schwarzenegger reacts to Peyton Manning's "I'll be back" impression and suggests the delivery be more dramatic. (0:51)

Peyton and Eli are back again for a Week 9 edition of "ManningCast" on "Monday Night Football" in New York.

The New York Jets have already appeared on "ManningCast" this season -- a wild Week 1 game against the Buffalo Bills that included Aaron Rodgers' season-ending injury and a walk-off Jets win. That was the first time the Jets were on the alternative broadcast. Toni
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