| May 15, 2014
| 7:35 PM
UCLA and Long Beach State play opening-round games Friday in the Los Angeles Regional of the NCAA softball playoffs.
Long Beach State (38-17) plays Notre Dame (39-11) at 3 p.m. UCLA (48-6) plays Southern Utah (23-20) at 6 p.m. Both games are at UCLA&...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:29 AM
UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa had some time on his hands last fall. So defensive line coach Angus McClure put him to work.
Odighizuwa sat out the 2013 season after having two hip surgeries. McClure gave the 6-foot 3, 270-pounder other...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Most UCLA football fans would say, "Who?" when asked to point out Sam Handler. That doesn't mean they haven't noticed him.
Handler, the walk-on receiver who had Fabio-like hair, was easy to spot. Those locks earned him the nickname "Sunshine."
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Guards Jordan Adams and Norman Powell have filed paperwork to determine their NBA draft status, leaving open the possibility that UCLA’s basketball team could lose two more players.
Guards Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine have already declared for...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
UCLA pitcher James Kaprielian has been selected to the U.S. collegiate national team, which will compete internationally this summer.
Kaprielian, a sophomore, is 5-3 with a 2.20 earned-run average this season. He has 61 strikeouts in 61 1/3 innings....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Naomi Hirahara’s seventh novel, “Murder on Bamboo Lane” (Berkley: 304 pp, $7.99 paper), is something of a departure: the kick-off of a mystery series featuring rookie bicycle cop Ellie Rush. For the last decade, Hirahara has written...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:35 PM
UCLA guards Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine made official what was already known: both will be available for theNBA draft.
UCLA officials announced Wednesday that both Anderson and LaVine would forego their remaining eligibility. Anderson was a...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Longtime William and Mary women’s soccer coach John Daly has known Jill Ellis for 30 years and is convinced that the new head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team will succeed.
Ellis, an All-American who played for Daly at W&M in the mid-...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Here are five takeaways from the Clippers’ stunning 101-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals on Sunday at Staples Center:
1. It’s a whole new series. Not even the Clippers wanted to think...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Just what the Southeastern Conference needed: more bragging rights.
Not only has the league won nine of the last 16 national titles in football, it also clearly won conference realignment.
The SEC's 11 first-round picks in Thursday's NFL draft...
| May 10, 2014
| 5:54 PM
If you think Johnny Manziel had an agonizing wait in the NFL draft, consider the case of former Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron.
McCarron, who thought he'd probably go around the mid- to late first round, saw Rounds 1, 2, 3 and 4 slide by until the...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The mystery and magic of Johnny Manziel was, you never quite knew where the elusive Texas A&M quarterback was going to wind up.
Sort of like now.
Will the Houston Texans make him the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft? Is he a fit for Jacksonville at No. 3,...