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Closing the Book on Six Years at Bruins Nation and Beginning a New Chapter with The Mighty Bruin

After six years of running Bruins Nation, this is a bittersweet farewell. I may not be around BN as much, but you’ll still be able to find me.

UCLA Football Getting A Lot Of Love From ESPN

After this weekend's win against U of A, the Bruins are getting a lot of love from tWWL.

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GBruin To Discuss UCLA Football On WINA At 3:15pm PT

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Is A Deal Between The Pac-12 & DirecTV Imminent?

We are now seven days away from the start of the 2015 UCLA Football season. Will Bruin fans everywhere finally be able to watch Pac-12 Networks on DirecTV?

LADN Columnist: Suspend Sark For The Season

Columnist Mark Whicker writes that Sunday morning's apology doesn't excuse Sarkisian's actions Saturday night.

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Don't wear shorts, then sit spread-eagle when you're on tv.

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Mora favors full disclosure, but there are limits to that kind of thing.

2015 Pac-12 Football Media Days Schedule & Primer

Tomorrow marks the unofficial start of the college football season in the Pac-12 when the conference holds their annual media days at Warner Brothers Studios in beautiful, downtown Burbank.

Could College Sports Be Returning To Video Games?

Conflicting information may point to the return of college basketball to video games.

Bruin Cari Champion to Anchor SportsCenter

Is Doug Gottlieb Right About UCLA?

The inclusion of the UCLA Bruins in the NCAA Tournament, although a surprise, is hardly the "joke" that anti-UCLA pundit, Doug Gottlieb, makes it out to be.

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UCLA Flood: Crank Calling Idiot Fools ABC7 Anchorwoman

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Tonight's coverage of the UCLA Flood on ABC7 featured an on-air interview with purported DWP official Louis Slungpue, whose working theory that the rupture was caused by someone taking a massive dump in a campus bathroom was being well accepted by at least one of the anchors.

Trojan Media Apologists' Feelings Are Hurt

Trojan apologists in the Southern California’s mainstream media outlets get their feelings hurt when members of media are called out for their revisionism on Southern Cal’s NCAA violations.

Media Revisionism of Southern Cal's NCAA Sanctions

As Southern Cal's 4 years of NCAA probation came to a close this week, many of the usual suspects in the media and around USC have come out in an attempt to revise the history of the Trojans' recent checkered history of following the rules.

UCLA Play-By-Play Man Chris Roberts To Retire

UCLA Play-By-Play Man Chris Roberts To Retire After 2014-2015 Season

ESPN Attacks Jordan Zumwalt As A "Dirty Player".

A Pac-12 blogger for ESPN.com takes a cheap-shot at a 22-year old college athlete to generate view counts.

Vitale's Ignorant Attack Against Bruin Fans

ESPN analyst Dick Vitale launches ignorant criticism against UCLA basketball fans.

"NO" - Players to Herbstreit Ginning Up Mora/Texas

Herbie: float your coaching thoughts elsewhere.

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LA Times' Bootlickers Press On w Trojan Spin

The Trojan bootlickers in the LA Times such as Bill Plaschke and Bill Dwyre are working hard to type out delusional spin to prop up their favorite Trojans.

Classless Media Member Interrupts Mora on Nick

One classless member of the media interrupted Coach Mora's discussion of the death of Bruin WR Nick Pasquale

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Bruins Looking Good On the Pac-12 Networks

The Pac-12 Network is off to a solid start covering the Bruins in 2013-14 academic year.

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New Bruin "Insider Show" w Coaches & Chianti (?)

UCLA Announces the Bruin Insider Show will air Tuesdays on AM 570

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Chianti Wants You to Dump DirecTV

Awkward PSA from Pac-12 featuring Dan Chianti Guerrero -- one of the most incompetent and out of touch ADs in America.

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T.J. Simers Out at the LA Times?

Amid speculation, LA sports fan can only hope that the rumors of the professional troll being ousted at the LA Times, are true.

Drop DirectTV

Larry Scott has a pretty simple message for UCLA and Pac-12 fans who are DirectTV customers and are anxious to get Pac-12 network: drop DirectTV. Listen to him.

Pressure Building on Chianti Dan as Media Notices

With Chris Foster exposing Chianti Dan for being either an incompetent buffoon or a dishonest bureaucrat, the pressure continues to build as another national sports outlet mocks our useless, pathetic excuse for an AD with a hilariously snarky jab.

Pac-12 Network Notes: No Sign of DirecTV

News and notes concerning the Pac-12 network from the off-season.

CBS Sports Jumps on Unreasonable UCLA Expectations

Inane attempts by CBS analysts Greg Anthony, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley to further the media narrative of unreasonable Bruin basketball fans

Pushback Vs. the "Combative Idiocy" in Natl Media

Highlighting a must read article from BruinReportOnline.com that debunks a number of myths floating around in the national media that are being used to denigrate the UCLA basketball program and its fans.

Bomani Jones Tweets the truth about Howland

ESPN Panelist and SB Nation contributor Bomani Jones shares his thoughts via Twitter on Ben Howland and the soon-to be open UCLA Men's Basketball coaching position.

Why the National Media Hates UCLA Basketball

A thorough debunking of the baseless, ignorant and uninformed media narrative of current UCLA basketball fanbase - particularly alumni being spoiled beyond belief by the Wooden dynasty, and would not accept anything short of that success again.

Gottlieb Criticizes Walton, Fails Epically

Doug Gottlieb's moronic comments about Bill Walton only reaffirm the anti-UCLA bias in the media and Gottlieb's idiocy.

The Uninformed National Media Babble

Some poignant thoughts on the uninformed national media commentary on UCLA basketball from one of the most astute and longtime observers, covering the UCLA program.