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USC football summer workouts voluntary, but it doesn't feel that way
USC football summer workouts voluntary, but it doesn't feel that way

For much of June and July, USC is calm in the morning. A few students meander to summer classes, strolling next to a construction site where work won't pick up until later in the day. It's peaceful, really. But make a couple of turns and head past the swim stadium and the atmosphere changes. Walk past a field that has been closed for maintenance, and turn a corner to reach Cromwell Track & Field Stadium and you come upon a place where peace and quiet go to die. It's 7:30 a.m. on a Friday and the USC football team is working out like it's the week before the Rose Bowl. While runners jog on the track that circles the field, two large speakers blare music from...

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