Football

UCLA Routed By Oklahoma, Fall To 0-2

NORMAN, OK—The UCLA Bruins showed heart against the No. 6 ranked Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, September 8 from Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, trading blows and staying close in the first half before the Sooners ran away with the game 49-21, over the Bruins. Oklahoma Quarterback Kyler Murray, an early Heisman candidate, added five touchdowns in the blowout victory. UCLA falls to...

Aaron Donald Signs Rams Deal Worth $135 Million

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle, Aaron Donald signed a six-year deal worth $135 million ($87 million guaranteed). Donald was rewarded for his great play over his first four years. He is now the highest paid defensive player in NFL History. The defensive tackle is the third Rams player to receive a big payday this offseason. Running Back Todd...

UCLA Loses Seasons Opener To Cincinnati

WESTWOOD—The UCLA Bruins lost their season opener against the Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday, September 1. Chip Kelly’s first game as a Bruin did not go as planned. The Bruins will look to bounce back next week.  The Bruins started the game with the ball, but the first couple possessions for both teams yielded no points. Midway through the first quarter,...

Chargers Blown Out By Saints

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Chargers were blown out by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday, August 25. However, the Chargers’ first team played a solid game.  New Orleans received the ball to start the game, but on 3rd down and 5, Quarterback Drew Brees was intercepted by rookie Safety Derwin James on a deep ball. The Chargers added to their...

Chargers Win Against Seahawks 24-14

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Chargers earned their first win of the preseason on August 19 against the Seattle Seahawks. Philip Rivers played in his first game of the season, and looked good. He went 6/7 on his only two drives. Seattle started the game with the ball. On the first play of the game, Russell Wilson hit Jaron Brown for...

Rams Rusty Preseason Game Against Ravens

LOS ANGELES—The Rams performed like a team that’s still figuring it out against the Ravens. The Ravens started the game with the ball. Joe Flacco went 5/5 with a touchdown on his opening drive. However, most of the attention was on his current backup, Lamar Jackson. After winning the Heisman Trophy in 2016 and being drafted in the first round,...

Chargers Fall To Arizona Cardinals 24-17

LOS ANGELES—The Chargers lost to the Cardinals in their first preseason game on Saturday, August 11.  Los Angeles started the game with a quick three and out. This led to a large punt return by Kirk on Arizona. David Johnson proceeded to gash the Chargers’ defense to set up a touchdown run by Chase Edmonds (Running Back). When the Chargers got...

SF 49ers Rally To Beat Dallas Cowboys, 24-21

SANTA CLARA—The San Francisco 49ers welcomed their favorite foe, the Dallas Cowboys to kick off the NFL pre-season on Thursday, August 9 at the gorgeous Levi's Stadium. Although the Boys struck first, the 49ers rallied from eleven points in the closing minutes, scoring the game winning TD with only 18 seconds remaining in the game, earning a 24-21 victory. On...

NFL Coach Tony Sparano Dead

UNITED STATES—Tony Sparano, the Vikings Offensive Line Coach, was found dead by his wife on Sunday, July 22. Sparano, 56, formerly coached the Oakland Raiders (2008-2011) and Miami Dolphins (2014). ESPN reported that Sparano encountered chest pains that caused him to go the hospital on Thursday. He was later released on Friday.  “Our hearts go out to Jeanette and the...

Reuben Foster Accuser Recants

SAN FRANCISCO—As previously reported, San Francisco 49ers star Reuben Foster was recently arraigned in court on charges of felony domestic violence in addition to two other felony charges stemming from an incident involving his girlfriend, Elissa Ennis. Ennis released a statement through her attorney on Wednesday, April 25 to recant her previously-made remarks. Attorney Stephanie Rickard spoke to BCN Sports Bay...