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No Punter Left Behind: How One Guru Made The Art Of Kicking A Science

It's just past noon on Oscar Sunday and Chris Sailer is leading film study in a creaky, sun-drenched auditorium in the bowels of Notre Dame High School's Spanish–style campus in Sherman Oaks, Calif. » 10/17/13 1:30pm 10/17/13 1:30pm

Jim Mora Told His Assistants To Put Some Eyeblack On And They Went Way…

Via SB Nation, Jim Mora asked UCLA's assistant football coaches to put on some war paint just before the game last night, and they…obliged. The Bruins tore Arizona a new one, so it worked.

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Arizona's Three Losses Are The Worst Three Losses In College Football

Candidate for most crud-awful season in football this year: the Arizona Wildcats. Started 3-0, including handsome win over Oklahoma State team to get expectations buzzing. The Associated Press ranked the Cats for the first time since 2010. Next came a 56-0 paste job of South Carolina State. Oats were being felt. » 10/06/12 8:49pm 10/06/12 8:49pm

Jim Mora Is An Asshole

When UCLA football coach Jim Mora kicked the media out of Wednesday's practice, he explained his actions by saying he had "some issues" with the school's sports information office after a couple of camera crews set up in what was supposed to be a restricted area. » 10/01/12 2:25pm 10/01/12 2:25pm

How A Career Ends: John Wooden's Pyramid Of Success Led Me From Belgium…

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: guard John Vallely, who won national titles with and without Lew Alcindor at UCLA. » 3/29/12 7:02pm 3/29/12 7:02pm

Is This Petition The Beginning Of An Athlete Revolt Against The NCAA?

More than 300 football and men's basketball players from major, Division I NCAA programs have added their names to a petition drawn up and circulated by the National College Players Association (NCPA), which is headed by a former UCLA linebacker named Ramogi Hamu. The NCPA solicited player support from five major… » 10/25/11 11:55am 10/25/11 11:55am

Look At This Fucking Hoopster: Libyan Rebel Edition

This young man is Chris Jeon. He is a 21-year-old UCLA math major and he recently decided to take a vacation to the Libyan revolution. He brought a throwback Jerry West jersey with him. » 9/01/11 8:00pm 9/01/11 8:00pm

It's John Wooden's 99th Birthday

And to commemorate, Esquire.com's re-run his "What I've Learned" interview with Cal Fussman from February, 2000. Here's some sage advice from the legendary UCLA coach we can all benefit from: "Pick up your own orange peels."[Esquire.com] » 10/14/09 11:50am 10/14/09 11:50am

And Down Goes A Yalie

Football season is upon us, which means that thousands of angry, horny, feisty pretend fans will converge upon this great nation's red cup-littered parking lots to participate in traditional tailgating revelry. These are not those stories » 9/21/09 2:15pm 9/21/09 2:15pm

R.I.P. UCLA Undie Run: 2002-2009

Citing safety concerns, UCLA administrators nixed the tri-annual tradition of students stripping down and frolicking across campus during finals week due to increased boozy half-naked fights breaking out. (PHOTO: NowPublic) [LA Times] » 7/30/09 12:22pm 7/30/09 12:22pm

Troy Aikman Soon To Be Disappointed By What Real World Has To Offer

The former Cowboys/UCLA quarterback marched with the Bruins during their graduation ceremony yesterday. It took 21 years, but Aikman finally has a Sociology degree, which makes him qualified to wait tables anywhere in America. [ESPN/JerseyChaser] » 6/14/09 12:39pm 6/14/09 12:39pm

UCLA QB Announces Transfer Via Bizarre Press Release

Fact: A redshirt sophomore named Chris Forcier is leaving UCLA to play ball at Furman. Fact: His family decided to announce the move with one of the more batshit loony press releases you'll ever read. » 6/10/09 6:30pm 6/10/09 6:30pm

Rick Neuheisel Takes the Mic After UCLA-Tennessee And Pours Salt In the…

It's one thing for your team to lose right in front of you. Trust me, I've had plenty of experience with that. Quite another for the opposing coach to take the mic and verbally disembowel you before you've even been able to leave the stadium after an overtime game » 9/02/08 10:30am 9/02/08 10:30am. Rick Neuheisel pulls it off. Immediately after this…

UCLA Calls Out USC in Full-Page Los Angeles Times Ad

Give Rick Neuheisel credit, he's not dodging the competition. He's already announced he's making a run at snatching Snoop Dogg away from USC and now he's pointing in their direction in newsprint » 8/26/08 4:00pm 8/26/08 4:00pm!. Who said papers were dead? Not to be outdone with ancient relics of communication trash talk, USC immediately drafted a…

Those Bruins Are A Charmed Bunch

Following the debacle against Stanford Thursday and now yesterday's flap over Josh Shipp's over-the-backboard shot to beat Cal, a lot of folks are making a hue and cry about UCLA being quite the officiating darlings of late. » 3/09/08 12:15pm 3/09/08 12:15pm

In What Universe Is This A Foul?


I am a firm believer that a basketball game cannot be lost on a single bad call. No, it takes many bad calls, as was proven Thursday in UCLA's 77-67 overtime win over Stanford at Pauley. Particularly galling to Cardinal fans was this apparent block by Lawrence Hill on the Bruins' Nick Collison with 2.5 seconds… » 3/07/08 3:45pm 3/07/08 3:45pm