Category: UCLA

Tubby Smith on Facing UCLA: “We’ve Earned this Opportunity. Let’s go Prove we Belong Here.”

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

No. 11 Minnesota will play No. 6 UCLA on Friday in Austin, Texas, in the second round of the NCAA tournament.  This is a matchup that many are expecting to be an upset. Minnesota has a 5-11 record in its last 16 games, but that doesn't worry Tubby Smith. The Gophers head coach knows ...

UCLA Study Could Shed Light on CTE in Living Players

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Researches involved in a pilot study at UCLA believe they're onto something that will help detect chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. Previously, the disease has only been detected in deceased former football players, probably most notably in Junior Seau. ESPN's Mark Fainaru-Wada, who is writing a book on the topic ...

Rick Neuheisel: “I certainly never intended any disrespect or anything like that”

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Regardless of records or what’s on the line for either team, the USC/UCLA game every year is a tense match up. Although it has been one-sided in the last few years while USC is on a dominant run through college football, a rival game is a rival game. This was ...

Maurice Jones Drew: “We need to fight and figure out a way to win games.”

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Since his days at UCLA, Maurice Jones-Drew has been living in the shadows of Reggie Bush. After all, Bush won a Heisman Trophy and was supposed to be the best thing since sliced bread when he was drafted 2nd overall by the New Orleans Saints. I am sure the Saints ...

Slick Rick Neuheisel Returns To Washington

Friday, November 14th, 2008

UCLA head coach Rick Neuheisel returns to Seattle this Saturday to take on the winless Washington Huskies. Neuheisel of course, led the Huskies to the Rose Bowl at the end of the 2000 season before being dismissed in the summer of 2003 for breaking NCAA violations. Both schools sports bad ...