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  • Report: Floyd Mayweather Jr. accepts plea deal

     
    Unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. will reportedly accept a plea bargain to avoid a felony conviction for his alleged role in a 2010 domestic violence episode involving the mother of three of his children, and the children, the Las Vegas......
  • 100 years of UCLA on your coffee table

     
    UCLA's First Century is the focus of a coffee-table book packed with historic photographs....
  • Gene Bartow dies of cancer; former UCLA basketball coach was 81

     
    Gene Bartow, the man who replaced the legendary John Wooden as UCLA's basketball coach, died at his home in Birmingham on Tuesday evening after a nearly two-year battle with stomach cancer, a University of Alabama Birmingham spokesman confirmed. He was......
  • Sinjin Smith on life and volleyball lessons from Coach Al Scates

     
    While writing a story on UCLA men’s volleyball coach Al Scates, who has won 19 NCAA titles and is in his 50th and last season, I heard some wonderful stories and got some great insights from two of his former......
  • Joe Paterno: Should NCAA and selected schools honor his memory?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss whether the NCAA and selected member schools (outside of Penn State) should honor the memory of Joe Paterno....
  • Joe Paterno viewing draws another large crowd on second day

     
    Hundreds more mourners lined up outside a Penn State campus spiritual center Wednesday to pay their respects to the late Joe Paterno on the second of three days of mourning for the beloved former football coach....
  • Super Bowl XLVI: Super Bowl pregame TV schedule

     
    NBC announced its lineup for six hours of Super Bowl XLVI pregame coverage on Sunday, Feb. 5. Aside from the usual analysis of the Xs and Os by NBC's commentators, the pregame festivities include several in-depth interviews and player profiles, a red-...
  • Schmitz’ Take: Van Gundy should stop taking blame or….

     
    Stan Van Gundy is one of the most refreshing coaching personalities in the game, in any sport. One thing I've always admired about Stan is that he's willing to take the blame, accept the responsibility and say that, yes, it was he who cut down the...
  • Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton coming to the Lehigh Valley

     
    Legendary UCLA star and Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton will be the keynote speaker for this year's Thanksgiving Benefit and Awards Luncheon at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Fogelsville. It's the day before Thanksgving on Nov. 23. This...
  • You can buy a piece of Pauley Pavilion history

     
    These aren’t exactly the cheap seats at Pauley Pavilion. But they are historic. With UCLA’s basketball home undergoing renovation, original seats from the home of John Wooden, Lew Alcindor, Bill Walton and many others are on sale to the...
  • Brandon Willis might return to UCLA football team

     
    Brandon Willis, the nomadic defensive tackle who left North Carolina for the second time last month, is trying to transfer to UCLA for the second time, according to a person familiar with the situation who is not authorized to speak......
  • UCLA makes offer to Combs, son of rapper and producer

     
    UCLA has offered a scholarship to Justin Combs, a cornerback from New Rochelle (N.Y.) Iona Prep, according to Rivals.com. This may mean the college football rapper monopoly in Los Angeles is over. USC has long been supported by Snoop Dogg,......