While we always harp on "moral victories" when it comes to UCLA, the USA's loss to Brazil in 1994 was a true case of a moral victory, for all that it meant for US soccer afterwards. Bruin Cobi Jones is featured quite a bit in this video.
"UCLA will establish what it bills as the world’s most sophisticated research, prevention, diagnosis and treatment program for concussions and brain injuries, with a particular emphasis on young athletes."
Sean Miller gets a bump to $1.6 million after leading Arizona to the Elite Eight for the second time in five years. TIARA gets $2.6 million after leading SW Missouri State to the Sweet 16 in 1999. Sean Miller may not be a good coach, but is he really worth this much less than TIARA? Just asking. Also, note the interesting retention package details for Miller in the article. Shows creativity, a missing ingredient in Moron Center.
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Chris shares an idea at a TED conference. Our Bruins are thinkers.
write up at tWWL about the 'growing' use of drones...
I have the highest level of admiration of these kid's extraordinary ability to excel both in their respective sports AND in the classroom. Some lofty GPA's mentioned in this article. Go Bruins!
Congratulations to Marcos Giron who defeated Pepperdine's Alex Sarkissian for the NCAA Men's Tennis Singles Championship Monday. He became the 11th NCAA Singles Champion for UCLA. Others include Arthur Ashe (1965), Jimmy Connors (1971), Billy Martin (1975). "Wow. What a great feeling. Great 2nd week of Athens. I want to thank everyone for the support. A big thank you to @uclatennis. Best school!", wrote Giron.
As the NCAA reform process continues to churn, the Pac-12 Presidents collectively put down their marker on various issues- scholarships, academic hurdles, etc. But what really popped out was the idea that we should revert to the era of not allowing freshmen to play varsity basketball, if the NBA and NCAA can't get their act together and address one and done. Wow.