UCLA Coach Jim Mora has been busy the past two weeks, though it's had little to do with Bruins football.
Mora and his wife, Shannon, are longtime supporters of the Special Olympics, both through their Count On Me Foundation and personally. Shannon Mora’s sister has Down syndrome, which led the couple to get involved 30 years ago.
Since mid-July the Moras have been active with the Special Olympics...Read more
UCLA opens training camp at Cal State San Bernardino on Aug. 10. Practices are open to the public.
The Bruins face Virginia at the Rose Bowl in the season opener at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 5.
UCLA’s practice schedule:
Aug. 10 – 3 p.m.
Aug. 11 – 3 p.m.
Aug. 12 – 3 p.m.
Aug. 13 – 3 p.m.
Aug. 14 – 3 p.m.
Aug. 15 – 8:30 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
Aug. 16 – no practice
Aug. 17 – 8:30 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
Aug. 18 – 3 p.m.
David Coleman, the Pac-12's new vice president of officiating, said that the conference was going to emphasize consistency, accountability, communication and transparency for its referees.
Well, the communication and transparency part got off to a rocky start during Pac-12 media days at Warner Bros. Studios on Friday.
Coleman made a presentation to media members and, when finished, he said, "I'll...Read more
UCLA center Jake Brendel said Thursday he doesn't know who will be the team's starting quarterback, but he was able to point to reasons why freshman Josh Rosen could beat out Jerry Neuheisel.
Rosen enrolled early to participate in spring practice and, Brendel said during Pac-12 media days, "the first thing he did when he got on campus was to say, 'When can I come over? When can I talk to you about...Read more
There are two walls that UCLA hasn't been able to crash through: Oregon and Stanford.
The Bruins have lost seven consecutive games to Stanford and six to Oregon. The Ducks remain one of the top teams in the nation, but the Cardinal slipped to 8-5 last season after going to the Rose Bowl in 2012 and 2013.
Still, Stanford’s dominating 31-10 victory cost the Bruins a spot in last season’s Pac-12 championship...Read more
UCLA Coach Jim Mora, center Jake Brendel and linebacker Deon Hollins spoke on the main stage Thursday at Pac-12 media days, a two-day event at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank.
The media picked the Bruins to finish third in the Pac-12 South division.
Times reporters do not vote in polls.
Mora responded to several questions about the search for a starting quarterback, but revealed little about where...Read more