David Wharton

Writer

David Wharton is a feature sportswriter for the Los Angeles Times. His work has won the Associated Press Sports Editors award for enterprise reporting and has been selected for the prestigious “Best American Sports Writing.” He has written for magazines such as Surfer and Men’s Fitness, and is the author of two nonfiction books, “Conquest” and “Yesterday & Today.”

Recent Articles

  • Ohio State's J.T. Barrett presents USC with an all-around challenge

    Ohio State's J.T. Barrett presents USC with an all-around challenge

    The USC defense has been down this road before. When the Trojans play Ohio State in the Cotton Bowl on Dec. 29, they will face a dual threat in J.T. Barrett, a quarterback who can hurt opposing teams with his arm and his legs. “Great athlete,” linebacker Uchenna Nwosu said. “He can do it all.” ...

  • USC's walk-on kicker and punter earn scholarships for 2018 season

    USC's walk-on kicker and punter earn scholarships for 2018 season

    Among all the USC football players who received awards at the team’s banquet on Wednesday night, kicker Chase McGrath and punter Reid Budrovich might have been the biggest winners. The walk-ons got the unexpected news they will receive scholarships beginning next season. Coach Clay Helton told...

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