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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Preview: Arizona at UCLA

    UCLA has fallen short of expectations, but the 25th-ranked Bruins remain in contention for the Pac-12 South title heading into Saturday's home game against No. 15 Arizona. The Wildcats are tied with Arizona State and Utah atop the division, one game ahead...

    UCLA is sloppy in 80-53 exhibition victory over Azusa Pacific

    There is a brand new floor at Pauley Pavilion, but perhaps the water damage from a July flood left some rust. In its first exhibition game, against a Division II opponent, the UCLA men's basketball team looked like a work in progress. The tempo was...

    UCLA, Arizona to meet in battle of offensive powerhouses

    A college football circus came to the New Orleans Superdome in 1997, when Mississippi took on Tulane. The offenses, orchestrated by coordinators Noel Mazzone and Rich Rodriguez, made for a wild, heart-in-throat day. Mississippi won, 41-24. "Yeah,...

    Pac-12 parity leaves UCLA, Arizona no room for error

    UCLA and Arizona, which in some ways are mirror images, both have designs on representing the Pac-12 Conference South Division in the conference championship game. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the game's story lines and matchups: The set-up...