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UCLA Puts it Together Behind Brett Hundley, 62-27

On an evening when the UCLA Bruins’ defense allowed an opposing quarterback who had completed exactly 14 passes over a three-year college career to complete 42 passes and throw for 488 yards, it was still the Bruins who dominated almost … Continue reading

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Clippers Fill Biggest Need in Big Way

A few days after signing Specer Hawes, at which time I wrote then the teams’ biggest remaining need was a solid back-up point guard, the Clippers have made another great move in signing Jordan Farmar to a two-year deal. The … Continue reading

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What SHOULD Be the Future of College Athletics?

Time was, back when I was in college, lo those many, many years ago, sports were extremely important to me. As a UCLA student when Lew Alcindor (later to become Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) was about to begin his varsity basketball career … Continue reading

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UCLA v Florida Redux Only Hours Away

In just a few hours, UCLA and Florida meet for the fourth time in the NCAA Tournament since 2006, and it’s about time for the Bruins to turnaround what has become a cruel joke. It’s always the bigger, stronger Gators, … Continue reading

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Familiar UCLA Lament: “Oh No, Not Florida!”

Shades of Ben Howland and the 2006 NCAA basketball Tournament and the 2007 NCAA basketball Tournament and the 2011 NCAA basketball Tournament, as if any of us could forget. BUT that is the past and this is now and Steve … Continue reading

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UCLA Football and Basketball Follow Same Paradigm

The UCLA football team had begun the 2013 season 5-0 when the schedule took a sudden detour, forcing the Bruins to play consecutive road games against top-10 powers Oregon and Stanford. The Bruins, with a new outlook, a new attitude, … Continue reading

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The Afternoon After UCLA 35 – brain surgeons 14

In the annals of UCLA-brain surgeon gridiron battles, the name of one Bruins’ quarterback stands out among all others, and that is Cade McNown. Throughout the 83 games played between the two schools, he is the only UCLA quarterback to … Continue reading

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UCLA Dominates Brain Surgeons, Ends Era of the Ed

Brett Hundley, Cassius Marsh, Anthony Barr, Ishmael Adams, and Myles Jack – they all were at their best tonight as the Victory Bell made plans to spend the next 12 months at home in Westwood, thanks to the Bruins dominant … Continue reading

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UCLA Bruins v sc brain surgeons and Tomorrow’s Biggest Questions

As the struggling Bruins are set to face the resurgent trojans tomorrow evening in the venerable Coliseum, which was stolen from Los Angeles taxpayers by the thieves of Figueroa Ave in a backhanded deal replete with insider dealings and politicians … Continue reading

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Schedule WIll Make or Break Bruins

In the second season of the Jim Mora era, the UCLA Bruins begin their toughest and most important two-game road trip in recent memory. Today, they play at Stanford, and that is followed next Saturday by a game in Eugene, … Continue reading

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Rookie Starting Pitchers Mature or Die in Baseball Playoffs

When the Dodgers and Braves take the field tonight in game three of their Division Series, it will be rookie Hyun Jin-Ryu (14-8, 3.00) for Los Angeles and rookie Julio Teheran (14-8, 3.20) for the Braves: A vital game three … Continue reading

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More “Big Man” Stuff Polluting NBA News

A couple of days after the NBA was abuzz with the info that Shaquille O’Neal was now a team owner, you can’t look at a sports site or newspaper sports section without being blasted by some other “news story” involving … Continue reading

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