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UCLA FYI: Mixed news on injury front
UCLA FYI: Mixed news on injury front

UCLA received good news on the injury front Tuesday when defensive backs Ishmael Adams and Priest Willis returned to practice. Then the news took a downturn. Receiver Thomas Duarte hobbled off the field and headed to the locker room with an injured left leg. His status for Friday's game against Stanford — which will determine whether UCLA will play for the Pac-12 Conference championship — was not immediately known. Losing Duarte would be a significant blow to the Bruins' offense. At 6 feet 3, 225 pounds, he is too big and strong for many defensive backs to handle, and he has the speed to run away from linebackers. "He is so important to us,"...

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