UCLA Has Holes To Fill

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Nothing is going to come easy for UCLA this year. There was the shutting down of Spring camp after just a few workouts. There was the clearing out of campus. They got outed by the LA County Director of Health for having positive COVID cases that were actually months old, at a time when there […] READ MORE


UCLA Starts To Move Forward

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It has been a long off-season for UCLA football. From the truncated Spring camp, to the shutting off off-season workouts, to the resumption of very limited workouts, as UCLA starts to move forward. Now, with a season to be had in front of them, the Bruins have commenced with official pre-season camp. There are still […] READ MORE


Can We Be Honest About CFB Closings?

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Cancel the 2020 college football season. We get it. You tried to stir up new schedules like they were margarita mix in a blender, and you thought they would be palatable going forward. You got spooked by medical reports about potential heart problem for victims of COVID and treated it like it was new intel. […] READ MORE


UCLA Football’s Positive Tests Will Not Be Released

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We have all seen the numbers roll in like a tidal wave over the last few weeks. The Clemson football program has 23 players who have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Kansas State on Saturday confirmed that 14 student athletes have positive tests. The report does not distinguish how many are football players. Alabama […] READ MORE


Martin Jarmond Says UCLA Is Elite

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It can’t be easy being Martin Jarmond right now. He is leaving Boston College after three years as athletic director to take the same position on the other side of the country at UCLA. But there is the time needed to transition in a new administration in Chestnut Hill, as well as the time needed […] READ MORE


Martin Jarmond To UCLA

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Welcome to UCLA, Martin Jarmond. You are about to step into the toughest job you have ever had. I am sure you are excited for the new job. No more frozen winters in Boston. Not much frozen anything out here except margaritas if you opt for them that way. With administrative experience at three different […] READ MORE


Pac 12 Coaches: “We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know.”

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The college football world continues to be muddled in misinformation, lack of information, and just the general unknown as to whether there will be a 2020 season. Pac 12 Coaches: “We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know.” Pac 12 coaches continue to deal with the unknown. Oregon State’s Jonathan Smith, Arizona State’s Herm Edwards, and […] READ MORE


NCAA Releases Fall Sports Plan

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The NCAA has been busy this week. First it was the revealing of the plan for scholar athletes to own the right to their Name/Image/Likeness. Then, over the weekend the NCAA releases a Fall Sports Plan. It is guidance on what would be needed to get football and other sports back during the Fall academic […] READ MORE


Keeping UCLA Together During A Crisis

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The country, and indeed the world, is in new territory in trying to get through the Covid-19 virus. In a less significant manner, the sports world is struggling to figure out what is next, when does it start, and what does it look like, in terms of potential games being played. So now for UCLA […] READ MORE


UCLA Football Trying To Regroup

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Spring camp in college football is a numbers game. It is about filling holes left over from the previous season; bringing in new talent; and looking position by position for needs and pieces to fill those needs. At UCLA, the numbers are in the cumulative. UCLA had only 60-some-odd players in each of the last […] READ MORE