| May 10, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The Bears prioritized defense in the 2014 draft, as expected. They used four of their eight picks, including their first three, to help rebuild a unit that set a franchise record last season for yards allowed.
Here we break down the impact of each pick...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 5:02 PM
SANTA MONICA — USC senior Kirby Burnham, a former Newport Harbor High standout, and freshman Sarah Hughes, a former Mater Dei star and Costa Mesa native, swept through four matches to win the inaugural Pac-12 Invitational pairs bracket...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:10 AM
It's no surprise that Winter Park soon will be chosen as the winner of the Florida High School Athletic Association's Sunshine Cup Class 8A all-sports competition for the 2013-14 school year.
The Wildcats have collected that prize eight times in the...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:17 PM
USC sophomore Nikola Jovanovic will play for a Pac-12 Conference all-star men’s basketball team that will tour China this summer, the school announced.
The 10-day tour, which begins Aug. 10, includes four games and is part of the Pac-12’s...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:41 PM
LOS ANGELES — In the four-month marathon that is the college baseball regular season, there are stretches that can shape a team's psyche, for good or bad.
UC Irvine continued one such good stretch on Tuesday by extending its winning streak to four...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Libertyville needed a walk-offsingle to salvage a sloppy 8-7 victory against Carmel last week.
But the close call might have been what the Wildcats needed to wake up.
"We weren't playing or practicing well, and I told the guys before the game, 'You're...
| May 26, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Cal State Fullerton was the top-ranked team in college baseball’s preseason poll. After a tumultuous season, the Titans will get a chance to prove on the field they are the nation’s No. 1-ranked team.
Fullerton (32-22), which endured Coach...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:59 PM
California hired Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as its basketball coach Tuesday, charging him with taking over another program after a successful run by his predecessor.
Martin replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Erin Ashby (Crescenta Valley, 2011) Stanford softball junior: Along with much of the Stanford lineup, Ashby is putting up some lofty numbers in 2014.
A former two-time All-Area...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Ashley Merrill, Mackenzie Piper and Olivia Montgomery have signed scholarship agreements with the UC Irvine women's basketball program, head coach Doug Oliver recently announced.
Merrill, a 6-1 guard, transfers to UCI from the University of Arizona. She...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Is this a watershed moment in Pac-12 play?
The records say yes. Stanford Coach Johnny Dawkins says no.
“We still have 13 games left,” Dawkins said. “A lot of things can happen between now and then.”
Still, when UCLA and Stanford...