| Feb 18, 2015
| 10:33 PM
The lead was passed back and forth Wednesday, from Arizona State to UCLA and back again. Seventeen times the game swung, and each time the Bruins knew their season swung with it.
The Bruins knew it because they had discussed the importance of this trip,...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:24 AM
It's a dead period for college football recruiting, but lots of schools are keeping track of offensive lineman Nathan Smith of Murrieta Mesa.
The 6-foot-7, 275-pound senior-to-be keeps picking up scholarship offers.
UCLA, Oregon, Washington State,...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:00 PM
Norman Powell watched two defenders hedge a screen and thought he saw a hole.
He jabbed right, then took the ball behind his back, dribbled forward through his legs, and split the defenders. In three steps, he bounded to the basket, cocked his arm,...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 4:45 PM
There was such a need at UCLA for a strong offensive line in 2012 that assistant coach and former NFL lineman Adrian Klemm might have considered suiting up himself.
Things have changed.
The Bruins return five linemen who have started at least 19...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 12:45 PM
Bob Connelly, Oklahoma State’s offensive line coach last season, has been hired as offensive line coach and run game coordinator at USC, Coach Steve Sarkisian announced.
Connelly replaces Tim Drevno, who left USC after one season to become...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Before practice Monday, UCLA Coach Steve Alford met with his players to discuss scenarios for the rest of the season. According to senior guard Norman Powell, the coach talked about how the Bruins' RPI had improved. And he talked about where they could...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:31 PM
Orange Coast 6, Long Beach 5
LONG BEACH — Sophomore right fielder Tommy Bell went four for five and drove in two runs to help the visiting Pirates prevail in the nonconference game Tuesday.
Stefan Panayiotou and Jack Kruger both had...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:16 PM
USC tight ends coach Marques Tuiasosopo, the lead recruiter for several of the players in the Trojans’ top-rated 2015 class, was selected by Scout as the Pac-12 Conference recruiter of the year.
USC finished No. 1 in Scout’s national...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:42 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Martin Laird watched the ball disappear into the cup on the par-3 16th hole and put some elbow grease into his fist pump.
It certainly wasn't the most exciting moment on golf's most raucous hole. That belonged to Francesco...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:21 PM
My inbox was hardly recognizable this week. There were no questions or comments about Ed Orgeron.
Not a single one.
It's officially the end of a mailbag era -- so without further ado, time to start a new one.
What are the rules/contingency plans...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:25 PM
Former Arizona State head baseball coach Tim Esmay was named Class-A Winston-Salem manager by the Chicago White Sox.
Esmay coached the Sun Devils from 2010 to 2014, leading them to four NCAA regional berths before resigning and replaced by former...