February 6, 2013 |
A fence sitter has fallen to UCLA. Isaac Savaiinaea, a middle linebacker from Honolulu Punahou, signed with the Bruins on Wednesday. It's doubtful Hawaii Coach Norm Chow had a chance at him. GRAPHIC: UCLA recruits Savaiinaea, who is 6 feet 3, 235 pounds, is ranked third at his position by Scout.com. Notre Dame was in hot pursuit. ALSO: UCLA recruiters hit the road, and it's paying well National signing day:UCLA lands defensive end Kylie Fitts National signing day: UCLA gets Sean Covington, Caleb Benenoch
January 15, 2011
UCLA TODAY AT OREGON Where: Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Ore. When: 2 p.m. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 570. Records: UCLA 10-6, 2-2; Oregon 8-9, 1-4. Record vs. opponent: 81-27 all-time. Update: Senior forward Joevan Catron, Oregon's leading scorer, did not play Thursday against USC because of a calf injury and is questionable for Saturday's game. Howland called the Ducks a tough matchup because of their quick, guard-heavy lineup that mostly plays zone defense.
July 20, 2012 |
While giving UCLA head football coach Jim Mora a hefty raise, UCLA athletic department officials have upped the ante for assistant coaches as well, with a payroll of $2.08 million, a significant bump from $1.645 million last season. Defensive coordinator Lou Spanos has received a two-year, $1.1-million deal. Offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone will receive $350,000 for this season and $375,000 in 2013. Special teams coach Jeff Ulbrich also received a two-year deal, which will pay him $215,000 in 2012 and $225,000 in 2013.
December 23, 2009
UCLA up next VS. DELAWARE STATE Sunday, 1 p.m., Pauley Pavilion This will be UCLA's final tune-up before the Arizona schools arrive in Los Angeles for the start of the Pacific 10 Conference schedule. Delaware State has lost four games in a row but held No. 17 Ohio State to a season-low 60 points in a 60-44 defeat last weekend. -- David Wharton
December 2, 2012 |
UCLA will face Baylor in the Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl in Qualcomm Stadium on Dec. 27. The Bruins are 9-4 after losing to Stanford in the Pac-12 Conference championship game. They were ticketed for the Valero Alamo Bowl or the Holiday Bowl. Oregon State will play in the Alamo Bowl. Baylor (7-5) made a late push to get bowl eligible. The Bears won their last three games, including a 52-24 victory over then-No. 1 Kansas State on Nov. 17. UCLA and Baylor have never played in football.
May 6, 2010
As summer nips at our heels, it's tempting to take to the streets and celebrate. It's that kind of flash mob bonhomie that's at the center of Barbara Ehrenreich's new book, "Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy." The New York Times writer will discuss her research and how it resonates with Nick Cave's Soundsuits. Fowler Museum, Sunset Boulevard at Westwood Plaza, UCLA. 7 p.m. Thu. (310 ) 825-4361.