9:40 PM EDT, Tue July 22, 2014

Five hot topics for Pac-12 media day

Wednesday marks the start of this year's two-day Pac-12 media extravaganza, and with it, the unofficial introduction to what should be an exciting season for one of college football's top conferences. But there are still plenty of things to be...

Defensive tackle Bryce English commits to UCLA

UCLA's strong summer on the recruiting trail continued on Monday with another commitment, as three-star defensive tackle Bryce English became the fourth player to join the Bruins' 2015 recruiting class in the past three weeks. Undersized at...

Position preview '14: Linebackers

Our Position Preview '14 series continues on with a look at the linebacker position, where a few brilliant coaching decisions have put UCLA in an enviable spot going forward... Special teamsDefensive backsWideouts/tight endsLinebackersOffensive...

My Pac-12 media poll

Pac-12 media day is only a few days away, with UCLA's fall camp in San Bernardino just around the corner, and that means, it's time to get speculating. The Pac-12 should be one of the nation's most intriguing conference races this season. Oregon is...

Schedule preview 2014: Oregon

Each week leading up through August, before UCLA's opener in Charlottesville, we'll take an in-depth look at the Bruins' opponents in 2014. This week, we look at the consummate Pac-12 favorite, Oregon, its dynamic Heisman candidate quarterback,...
Los Angeles Times Jul 12, 2014

Pau Gasol is leaving the Lakers for the Bulls

Pau Gasol has left the Lakers after playing on two championship teams and helping resuscitate their franchise in a February 2008 transaction.

Another top West lineman commits to UCLA

The rich just keep getting richer, and arguably no team on the recruiting trail is richer than UCLA this week. The Bruins added their third commitment in as many days on Friday with the pledge of three-star offensive lineman Fred Ulu-Perry, who,...

Four-star lineman commits to UCLA

#ESPN300 OT Andre James (@AndreJames75) just gave his verbal commitment to @UCLAFootball over OSU, OU & USC pic.twitter.com/03nye5FzZv — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) July 11, 2014 UCLA's promising young offensive line added yet another piece on...

Three-star athlete Stephen Johnson commits

He ran a 4.37 on Tuesday morning, and by Tuesday night, Stephen Johnson III was committed to UCLA. The three-star athlete announced that he'd become the eighth commit in UCLA's 2015 class, choosing the Bruins over Oregon, Arizona State, and a host...

Around the Pac-12

As we do every Wednesday, let's stop and take a look around the Pac-12... Colorado's "Football 101 for Women" clinic has its critics, writes Sarah Kuta of the Daily Camera. The NCAA is finally suggesting contact limits for college football...

Brendel, Duarte named to preseason watch lists

Another day, another set of preseason watch lists. Tuesday saw the release of two more award watch lists -- first, the Rimington Trophy, given to the nation's best center, and also, the Mackey Award, given to the best tight end. UCLA center Jake...

Position preview '14: Wideouts/tight ends

UCLA position previews '14 Special teamsDefensive backsWideouts/tight endsLinebackersOffensive lineDefensive lineRunning backsQuarterbacks The Pac-12, with its ever-strengthening reputation as the preeminent passing league in college football, has...

Schedule preview 2014: Utah

Each week leading up through August, before UCLA's opener in Charlottesville, we'll take an in-depth look at the Bruins' opponents in 2014. This week, we begin the breakdown of UCLA's all-important Pac-12 slate, beginning with its best competition...

Hundley, Jack, Kendricks named to early watch lists

I know you've all been waiting eagerly in anticipation for this moment of the summer, but the mostly meaningless preseason college football watch lists have finally arrived! Light sarcasm aside, UCLA should be represented quite often in the upcoming...

Preseason magazines on Pac-12

Preseason magazines don't always get it right, but they certainly whet our appetite for the college football season. As for how they view the Pac-12's 2014 pecking order and national standing among the preseason Top 25s, there's been a high degree of consensus: Thus far, just about everyone has Oregon winning the North Division and UCLA winning the South Division. Stassen.com is a great preseason reference source, both for this year and as a historical reference.