| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:20 PM
ATLANTA -- Christion Jones became the first Alabama player since at least the 1940s to have two returns for touchdowns, Vinnie Sunseri brought back an interception for another TD, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sluggish offensive performance...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:18 PM
UCLA cornerback Marcus Rios, mere months from a life-threatening fungal infection, could return to the Bruins' lineup as soon as the Oct. 3 game at Utah.
Rios, wearing shorts, jersey, helmet and cleats, went through light workouts with strength and...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Preparation for a football game against Nebraska starts with a look at Taylor Martinez, the Cornhuskers' senior quarterback.
UCLA, which travels to Lincoln on Saturday, is well acquainted with his play. A year ago, UCLA escaped with a 36-30 victory even...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Nebraska Coach Bo Pelini reached out to UCLA on Monday, a day after Bruins walk-on wide receiver Nick Pasquale was struck by a vehicle and killed.
During his weekly news conference, Pelini said, “I speak for everybody associated with the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:26 PM
LINCOLN, Neb. — This was building toward one raucous plane ride home.
UCLA players could be heard screaming their "Mighty Bruin" chant from the locker room. Coach Jim Mora was wired postgame, talking so much about his team needing to breathe...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:57 PM
LINCOLN, Neb. — In the midst of chaos, while Brett Hundley's UCLA teammates celebrated having rallied for an impressive 41-21 victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers and a record crowd of 91,471 trudged out of Memorial Stadium, the Bruins...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:39 PM
UCLA had an emotional week leading up to its big nonconference showdown against No. 23 Nebraska Saturday in Lincoln.
UCLA made two costly mistakes, leading to big deficit midway through the second quarter.
UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley looked...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:51 PM
UCLA cornerback Ishmael Adams was pragmatic.
"That was a start," Adams said about the secondary's performance in the Bruins' 41-21 victory over Nebraska, "but we've got a lot of growing to do."
The secondary rated at the top of Coach Jim Mora's...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The Rose Bowl was born a year before the flight at Kitty Hawk and was still kicking last year as Endeavor crawled through the streets of Los Angeles on the way to its final resting spot.
Between the Rose's first bloom in 1902 and this year's 100th game,...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A lot of people hate the Bowl Championship Series, but no conference needs it to go away faster than the Pac-12.
No league has been more tormented by its quartile quirkiness and, at times, outright chicanery.
The BCS would not have been possible...