Lisa Horne

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Lisa Horne is entering her fifth year as a correspondent for She is a member of the Football Writers of America Association (FWAA) and a frequent guest on sports radio shows. Follow her on Twitter.



  • Meet the new 'Rudy': UCLA's Steven Manfro
    May 11, 2012, 12:23 PM EDT
    118 schools passed on him. His dad's a 9-11 hero. Hollywood, meet UCLA's Steven Manfro.
  • Ex-players remember Seau, Saul
    May 07, 2012, 7:46 PM EDT
    Some of the greatest players and coaches in modern football gathered at the Pacific Club to celebrate the 42 nominees for the Lott IMPACT Trophy on Monday.
  • Todd Graham: Pitt was a mistake
    May 01, 2012, 11:41 AM EDT
    ASU coach talks Pitt (a mistake), Territorial Cup (best D wins) and legacy.
  • Olympics 101: Taekwondo
    April 18, 2012, 4:39 AM EDT
    Taekwondo is a martial arts sport that originated in Korea. There are progressions of mastery within Taekwondo and as a number of disciplines are mastered at one level, a belt or degree is awarded and the athlete moves on to the next level. Taekwondo became a full medal sport starting in the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, Australia.
  • Olympics 101: Wrestling
    April 18, 2012, 3:55 AM EDT
    In the Summer Games, there are two types of wrestling: Greco Roman and freestyle.
  • Olympics 101: Weightlifting
    April 18, 2012, 3:53 AM EDT
    In a nutshell, weightlifting is all about who is the strongest man and woman in the world in their respective weight classes.
  • Olympics 101: Water polo
    April 18, 2012, 3:51 AM EDT
    In water polo, each team is comprised of seven players with one player keeping goal in a pool. The goal of the game is to score points by throwing the ball into the net defended by the other team's goalkeeper.
  • Olympics 101: Track and field
    April 18, 2012, 2:12 AM EDT
    U.S. track and field has lofty goals for London. Can they reach them?
  • Olympics 101: Tennis
    April 18, 2012, 2:10 AM EDT
    Olympic tennis will be played at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon. Players are being encouraged to wear the colors of their country instead of the customary white attire at Wimbledon. All of the games will be played on a grass court. There are singles, doubles and mixed doubles contests — with mixed-doubles returning to the Olympics for the first time since 1924.
  • Olympics 101: Table tennis
    April 18, 2012, 2:08 AM EDT
    Table tennis is commonly called ping pong in the United States and is the world's largest participation sport.
  • Olympics 101: Swimming
    April 18, 2012, 2:07 AM EDT
    The Olympic pool is 50 meters long and eight lanes of the pool are used. Each swimmer, at the sound of the start signal, dives into the pool and swims a designated amount of meters — the first swimmer to touch the wall wins the race.
  • Olympics 101: Soccer
    April 18, 2012, 2:06 AM EDT
  • Olympics 101: Shooting
    April 18, 2012, 2:04 AM EDT
    There are three types of firearms used in shooting: Pistol, rifle and shotgun. In the shotgun event, moving clay targets are deployed either in front or above the shooter.
  • Olympics 101: Sailing
    April 18, 2012, 2:03 AM EDT
    There are ten medal events in sailing: six for men and four for women. The events are based on the class of the boat. For each race, a boat's position at the end of the race determines how many points he will receive.
  • Olympics 101: Rowing
    April 18, 2012, 2:02 AM EDT
    Olympic rowing is one the easiest sports to understand. On a 2,000 meter course, the first boat to cross the finish line wins.
  • Olympics 101: Modern pentathlon
    April 18, 2012, 2:00 AM EDT
    Only one event rewards proper use of guns, swords and horses.