Mallory Pugh, the blazingly fast and wildly skilled winger who played with the U.S. women’s team in the 2016 Olympics, is leaving UCLA to turn pro, according to a statement released by the school. The 18-year-old enrolled at UCLA in January and would have begun her freshman season in the fall. Instead, she decided to…
"Ah, yes ma'am, it's 'Slung-poo.'"
Former UCLA guard Zach LaVine worked out for the Lakers today, and it appears that he was out to prove that Andrew Wiggins isn't the only prospect in this year's draft who can jump really damn high.
Hey, these Bruins are wearing boxing gloves. Surely there's some reasonable explanation, right? Ben Cosgrove runs it down at The Stacks...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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]
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
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]
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.
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. Rick Neuheisel pulls it off. Immediately after this…
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!. Who said papers were dead? Not to be outdone with ancient relics of communication trash talk, USC immediately drafted a…
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.