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Christian Pabico's UCLA journey starts with walk and may end with a catch

The play called for JuJu Smith-Schuster, then an All-American receiver at Long Beach Poly High, to serve as a decoy in favor of a teammate with great hands, decent speed and a tendency to make the big catch.The defense reacted as expected in the final minutes of a Southern Section playoff game...

UCLA QB Josh Rosen wants to put the focus back on football

UCLA QB Josh Rosen wants to put the focus back on football

UCLA's Josh Rosen says he's confident, feeling like 'my old self on the field'

Josh Rosen provided verbal confirmation Tuesday of his visible return to form, saying he had recaptured the confidence he possessed before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury last October. “I’d say about three or four days ago, I kind of felt that I was my old self on the field,” the UCLA...

Is Josh Rosen ready for his NFL job interview?

Is Josh Rosen ready for his NFL job interview?
Lakers slated for 35 national TV games in Lonzo Ball’s rookie season

Lakers slated for 35 national TV games in Lonzo Ball’s rookie season

Rookie Lonzo Ball and the Lakers are scheduled to appear on national television an astounding 35 times next season, including Nov. 15 against Markelle Fultz and the Philadelphia 76ers in the first matchup between the top two picks in June’s draft. After announcing last week that the Lakers will open the season Oct. 19 against […]

Josh Rosen finding his rhythm in practice

Jordan Lasley sprinted past the defensive backs, extending his arms to catch a 65-yard pass from Josh Rosen with only open field in front of him. The final play of UCLA’s practice Saturday afternoon resulted in a touchdown. It also felt like something pulled from the archives of recent days. Rosen...

A faster, more agile Bolu Olorunfunmi is leading UCLA's rushing attack

UCLA appears to have identified a primary tailback. His name is well known but his lean build and quick burst don’t seem all that familiar. That’s probably a good thing for Bolu Olorunfunmi and the Bruins. Olorunfunmi averaged 3.9 yards per carry last season, part of a plodding Bruins rushing attack...

UCLA's Jim Mora sticks up for his quarterback and his school's standards

Football and school may be incompatible, as UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen recently contended, but his university ranks among the finest in the country at maximizing the dual life of a major college athlete. Forbes this week graded UCLA as No. 2 on its list of the top 25 schools that excel academically...
UCLA celebrates competition in midst of training camp

UCLA celebrates competition in midst of training camp

LOS ANGELES — Darren Andrews can do nothing but watch. The senior wide receiver stands on the sideline, surrounded by the rest of his offensive teammates, and watches the UCLA defense jog across the field and back. He’s mad. He wanted to run. That’s how these Bruins gloat. The unit that wins the designated competition […]
Los Angeles Times Aug 10, 2017

Josh Rosen is right to question the value of student-athletes' education

The season hasn’t even started, and already UCLA’s Josh Rosen is brazenly throwing into traffic. Mere days after making it clear he was going to take a more subdued approach this fall, the polarizing quarterback made headlines again this week with the publishing of an interview conducted last spring....
Orange County Register Aug 10, 2017
Lakers, Clippers open season against each other in Lonzo Ball’s NBA debut

Lakers, Clippers open season against each other in Lonzo Ball’s NBA debut

Lonzo Ball will make his NBA debut when the Lakers and Clippers renew their Hallway Series rivalry in a season-opening matchup on Thursday, Oct. 19 at Staples Center, the league announced Thursday afternoon. The Lakers will be the designated home team. The Lakers also will play host to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a Christmas evening […]

There's newness everywhere for UCLA basketball

The sparkling courts and locker rooms inside UCLA’s soon-to-open Mo Ostin Basketball Center should serve as a fitting backdrop for the players who occupy them starting early next month. The Bruins are essentially a new team, with a six-man freshman class joining a handful of veterans in pursuit...

UCLA sophomore Lokeni Toailoa earns respect —  and perhaps a starting role

UCLA linebackers coach Scott White has a mantra that his players might tire of hearing had it not helped a handful rise to prominence: Make it so we can’t leave you off the field. It led to Jayon Brown becoming a starter and eventual team captain. Now it appears to be having a similar impact on...
Lokeni Toailoa takes over UCLA football’s middle linebacker spot

Lokeni Toailoa takes over UCLA football’s middle linebacker spot

LOS ANGELES — Lokeni Toailoa can’t help but boast about his unique dinner companion on Twitter. It’s a thick white three-ring binder with a photo of the Rose Bowl on the front: UCLA’s playbook. For an improving middle linebacker, it’s the perfect company for a meal of Fruity Pebbles cereal. The sophomore’s growing understanding of […]

Josh Rosen says college football and studying are incompatible

Just when it seemed as if the world might be spared another Josh Rosen think piece with the UCLA quarterback having gone into scramble-from-the-media mode, Bleacher Report released an interview Tuesday in which Rosen provided his opinion on what he considers the lunacy of playing college football...

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