2014 NFL Draft: Why is Anthony Barr’s stock dropping?

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

At the end of the 2013 college football season, UCLA outside linebacker Anthony Barr looked like a sure bet to be selected in the top 10 of the 2014 NFL Draft. Barr has been pretty solid in his workouts since the end of the season, but for some reason scouts, ...

The best and worst of March Madness, Week 1

Monday, March 24th, 2014

It is joy. It is pain. And we cannot get enough. Every NCAA tournament opening weekend is memorable, but 2014 was particularly hellbent on taking the cake with its mix of upsets, overtime games and improbable buzzer beaters. Yet for all that brilliance, there is an equal amount of sorrow. Sure, no ...

Shaka Smart rebuffs UCLA and Minnesota, will stay at VCU

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Shaka Smart has been one of the most sought-after young college basketball coaches over the past few years and when any job opens up, his name is always among the first mentioned as a potential replacement. This year has been no exception, but we can now confirm that Smart will ...

LSU vs. Florida: Fun with statistics from the (second) worst game ever

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

  Back in 2007, the UCLA Bruins and Oregon Ducks played what I posited at the time was the worst game ever. Many other stinkers have been played in the five years since, but Saturday's tilt between the seventh-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks and the second-ranked Florida Gators may have stolen the ...

USC Football: Matt Barkley Billboard Near UCLA Taken Down

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

A billboard featuring USC quarterback Matt Barkley has mysteriously disappeared from a street just a few blocks from UCLA's campus. No, it wasn't stolen, but it was taken down and no one seems to be taking responsibility for it. The billboard was up at the intersection of Westwood Boulevard and Lindbrook ...

Shabazz Muhammad: UCLA Freshman Ineligible Due to NCAA Probe

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Shabazz Muhammad was the consensus top basketball recruit in the country for 2012, and UCLA pulled off a huge recruiting coup when they landed the 6'6" shooting guard. But now Muhammad has been ruled ineligible for a preseason exhibition tour in China with the Bruins because of an ongoing NCAA ...

Reeves Nelson Suing Sports Illustrated for $10 million

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Former UCLA basketball player Reeves Nelson has filed a $10 million lawsuit against Sports Illustrated and writer George Dohrmann after a March article that alleged Nelson was cancer that tore the Bruins apart from the inside. The article portrayed Nelson as a bully who intentionally injured teammates and was generally a ...

Reeves Nelson Responds To Sports Illustrated Allegations, Loses

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Dear Reeves Nelson, I read your response to the Sports Illustrated article which prominently featured you being a jackass (even by Los Angeles standards) to a number of people and playing a big role in destroying the most storied program in college basketball (other than Indiana). I even wrote a piece for this very ...