3:31 AM EST, Fri November 28, 2014
Los Angeles Times 2 hours ago

UCLA pretty much does nothing right in 78-56 loss to North Carolina

There was one, and probably only one, positive for UCLA fans after the Bruins were crushed, 78-56, by North Carolina on Thursday. It certainly wasn’t when Bryce Alford turned the ball over three straight times, or when Kevon Looney dribbled off his foot or when Isaac Hamilton threw a...
Orange County Register 3 hours ago
Tar Heels roll past the Bruins in the Bahamas

Tar Heels roll past the Bruins in the Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas – UCLA’s night could be summed up in one sequence. Bruins guard Norman Powell stole the ball, found no one between him and the basket, then leaped with every intention of slamming the ball with such force that the UCLA...
Orange County Register 6 hours ago
No. 9 UCLA vs. Stanford: Who has the edge?

No. 9 UCLA vs. Stanford: Who has the edge?

OFFENSE Since the beginning of Jim Harbaugh’s reign in Palo Alto, Stanford’s offense has prided itself on a consistent power run game. But Stanford finds itself in the middle of a below-average year on the ground, where its leading rusher has...
Orange County Register 6 hours ago
Stanford will test UCLA's ability to be precise, disciplined

Stanford will test UCLA's ability to be precise, disciplined

LOS ANGELES – Playing against Stanford often seems like a long game of chess, with slow and calculated moves and counter-moves, each of which can turn the game on its head in an instant. In its three meetings with the Cardinal under Coach Jim Mora,...
Los Angeles Times 7 hours ago

Stanford and Oregon are two familiar stumbling blocks for UCLA

UCLA has accomplished a lot the last three seasons.
Los Angeles Times 8 hours ago

College football on TV: What to watch this weekend

Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote on the weekend, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping:
Los Angeles Times Nov 26, 2014

Safety Anthony Jefferson rises with UCLA

The rise of safety Anthony Jefferson and of the UCLA football program are on parallel tracks.
Los Angeles Times Nov 26, 2014

Steve Alford preaches patience after UCLA loss to Oklahoma

Getting back on defense, Kevon Looney shook his head and grimaced. Down by five points with 4 minutes 29 seconds left in the game, Looney had missed a pair of free throws.
Orange County Register Nov 26, 2014
Stanford backfield at forefront of UCLA concerns

Stanford backfield at forefront of UCLA concerns

LOS ANGELES – Since Jim Harbaugh’s second season at Stanford in 2008, the run-heavy Cardinal have churned out 1,000-yard rushers like an assembly line, as Toby Gerhart gave way to Stepfan Taylor, who gave way to Tyler Gaffney. The average annual...
Los Angeles Times Nov 26, 2014

Where losing really hurts, especially now for College Football Playoff

There is an interesting race taking place in the NFL that would get laughed out of college football's fun house.
Orange County Register Nov 26, 2014
No. 22 Bruins fall to Oklahoma in Bahamas

No. 22 Bruins fall to Oklahoma in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas – Bahamas native Buddy Hield scored 24 points, Frank Booker added 11 and Oklahoma beat No. 22 UCLA 75-65 in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Wednesday. Jordan Woodard added 10 points for the Sooners (3-1), who...
Los Angeles Times Nov 26, 2014

Linebacker Eric Kendricks ready to become UCLA's top tackler

Linebacker Eric Kendricks will play his last regular-season game for UCLA when the Bruins face Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Friday, and he stands a good chance of leaving the game as the Bruins’ all-time leader in tackles.
Los Angeles Times Nov 26, 2014

UCLA players get healthy for Stanford game

UCLA receiver Thomas Duarte, who left practice Tuesday with an injured left leg, returned Wednesday and is expected to play against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Friday.

What to watch for: Oklahoma

1. Against its most talented opponent of the season, will UCLA's offense stay in rhythm? Oklahoma is a good team, with an accomplished scorer in Buddy Hield and a quality point guard in Jordan Woodard, and with plenty of kinks left to be ironed out...
Los Angeles Times Nov 26, 2014

USC football morning report: Recent history gives Fighting Irish nod

Fact of the day: USC has defeated Notre Dame in 12 of the last 15 games, but the Fighting Irish have won three of the last four.