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November 8, 2013 | By David Wharton
If there is a hint of mystery to UCLA's basketball opener against Drexel on Friday night, that's to be expected. "Openers are always scary," Coach Steve Alford said. "It's scary for both sides because you truly don't have an identity yet. " While the No. 22 Bruins have a new coach and a relatively young roster, Drexel arrives at Pauley Pavilion with an expected starting lineup that features a sixth-year senior, two normal seniors and two juniors. The Dragons went 13-18 last season and have not reached the NCAA Tournament in any of Coach Bruiser Flint's 12 years at the Philadelphia school.
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July 29, 2013 | By Kevin Baxter
Twenty-four hours after arriving in Los Angeles, Real Madrid practiced at UCLA on Monday afternoon ahead of its opening match Thursday in the eight-team International Champions Cup. Madrid, the most valuable sports franchise in the world according to Forbes, will fly to Phoenix on Thursday to play the Major League Soccer champion Galaxy in its tournament opener before returning to Los Angeles for a doubleheader Saturday at Dodger Stadium that will...
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July 31, 2013 | By Jim Peltz
A Real Madrid training session open to the public Friday will be moved to UCLA from StubHub Center in Carson, the Galaxy announced Wednesday. Everton FC of England, another soccer giant that had planned an open session at StubHub Center -- the Galaxy's home field -- Friday afternoon, now will not take part because of the change in venue, the Galaxy said. Those three teams, along with Juventus of Italy, will play the following day in a doubleheader at Dodger Stadium as part of the inaugural Guinness International Champions Cup. Real Madrid has been training at UCLA since arriving Sunday and "requested the change of venues in order to maintain a consistent training schedule during their stay," the Galaxy said.
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June 27, 2013 | By Andrew Gastelum
UCLA's baseball team has had its first national championship only for a full day, but starting pitcher Nick Vander Tuig already caught Coach John Savage looking at his recrutiting list on the trip to Westwood. That's the life of a college coach, always preparing for what's next. But Savage might give a moment or two to relish the moment. "My mind's really only on the celebration we are going to have," Savage said with a smirk. PHOTOS: UCLA wins College World Series Savage was referring to the College World Series celebration the Bruins will hold Thursday at 2 p.m. at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
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August 3, 2012 | Times staff
UCLA schedule Aug. 30: at Rice; 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8: Nebraska; 4:30 p.m. Sept. 15: Houston; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22: Oregon State; TBA Sept. 29: at Colorado; TBA Oct. 6: at California; TBA Oct. 13: Utah; TBA Oct. 27: at Arizona State; TBA Nov. 3: Arizona; TBA Nov. 10: at Washington State; TBA Nov. 17: USC; TBA Nov. 24: Stanford; TBA All games Pacific Time. Home games at Rose Bowl.
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January 28, 2011
UCLA next at Arizona State, Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena, 12:30 p.m. PST, Prime Ticket ? The Bruins complete the first half of Pacific 10 Conference play against the cellar-dwelling Sun Devils, who have lost four consecutive games and six of seven. UCLA has dropped its last two games in Tempe, Ariz. ? Ben Bolch
SPORTS
February 23, 2012
UCLA tonight AT ARIZONA STATE When: 5:30 PST. Where: Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe, Ariz. On the air: Radio: 570. Records: UCLA 15-12, 8-6; Arizona State 8-19, 4-11. Update: UCLA has lost two of its last three games in Tempe, and needed overtime to scratch out a 73-72 victory last season. Those Arizona State teams were significantly more talented. The Sun Devils scored eight points in the first half in a 72-50 loss to Washington State on Saturday.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 5, 2012
MUSIC The Carolina Chocolate Drops are a band with a mission- to underline the connections between American bluegrass and folk with the genres' little-known ancestry in Africa. Though the project is high minded, their searing takes on instrumental and vocal standards are virtuosic, and their between-song banter is as witty as it is enlightening. Royce Hall, UCLA. 8 p.m. Fri. $20. uclalive.org.
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January 23, 2011
UCLA next at Arizona, Thursday, at the McKale Center, 6 p.m. PST, ESPN2 ? Second place in the Pacific 10 Conference will be on the line when the Bruins travel to Tucson, where they have lost their last two games. Much of UCLA's defensive effort will revolve around stopping Arizona sophomore forward Derrick Williams, one of the conference's most prolific scorers and rebounders. ?Ben Bolch
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January 30, 2011
UCLA next vs. USC, Wednesday at Pauley Pavilion, 8 p.m., Fox Sports West ? The Bruins are trying to avoid a fifth consecutive loss in the crosstown rivalry, something that hasn't happened since USC won 42 games in a row against UCLA from 1932 to 1943. That was when the Bruins were coached by Wilbur Johns and Caddy Works and played games against Baxter Club Glendale and Universal Pictures. ?Ben Bolch
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