| May 15, 2014
| 7:35 PM
UCLA and Long Beach State play opening-round games Friday in the Los Angeles Regional of the NCAA softball playoffs.
Long Beach State (38-17) plays Notre Dame (39-11) at 3 p.m. UCLA (48-6) plays Southern Utah (23-20) at 6 p.m. Both games are at UCLA&...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Former UCLA Coach Rick Neuheisel, now with the Pac-12 Networks, interviewed his son, Jerry, the former Loyola High quarterback and now backup UCLA quarterback, on Saturday night after the Bruins' scrimmage.
It was classic TV.
First it was broadcaster...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:37 AM
UCLA basketball Coach Steve Alford promised to beef up his team's schedule, and the program took another step in that direction with the announcement that the Bruins will play Kentucky in Chicago on Dec. 20.
The game is part the CBS Sports Classic,...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Anthony Barr has joined the jet-set crowd.
The former UCLA linebacker has been on a whirlwind tour of teams leading up to this week's NFL draft.
So it goes when you are an All-American projected to be a first-round — maybe even a top-10 —...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Longtime William and Mary women’s soccer coach John Daly has known Jill Ellis for 30 years and is convinced that the new head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team will succeed.
Ellis, an All-American who played for Daly at W&M in the mid-...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:42 PM
UCLA receiver Kenneth Walker cut across the field, leaving cornerback Adarius Pickett in his wake Thursday. He snagged a pass and cruised into the end zone.
This was good medicine.
Walker was concerned at times last fall, worrying about his future. He...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:29 AM
UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa had some time on his hands last fall. So defensive line coach Angus McClure put him to work.
Odighizuwa sat out the 2013 season after having two hip surgeries. McClure gave the 6-foot 3, 270-pounder other...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Most UCLA football fans would say, "Who?" when asked to point out Sam Handler. That doesn't mean they haven't noticed him.
Handler, the walk-on receiver who had Fabio-like hair, was easy to spot. Those locks earned him the nickname "Sunshine."
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Guards Jordan Adams and Norman Powell have filed paperwork to determine their NBA draft status, leaving open the possibility that UCLA’s basketball team could lose two more players.
Guards Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine have already declared for...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
UCLA pitcher James Kaprielian has been selected to the U.S. collegiate national team, which will compete internationally this summer.
Kaprielian, a sophomore, is 5-3 with a 2.20 earned-run average this season. He has 61 strikeouts in 61 1/3 innings....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Naomi Hirahara’s seventh novel, “Murder on Bamboo Lane” (Berkley: 304 pp, $7.99 paper), is something of a departure: the kick-off of a mystery series featuring rookie bicycle cop Ellie Rush. For the last decade, Hirahara has written...