Thursday, February 22

Senior linebacker Kenny Young wears Jackie Robinson's historic number 42. In his four-year career, Young has recorded 271 tackles, 18.5 of them for loss and 5.5 sacks. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Linebacker Kenny Young strives to wear Jackie Robinson’s number with pride

Kenny Young had heard enough questions about the perilous state of UCLA’s defense. “So negative, man. So negative,” he joked with reporters last week. “Be positive.” Despite the throngs of fans voicing their disapproval of the Bruins’ disappointing past two seasons and an injury-ravaged defensive roster, the senior middle linebacker has remained a pillar of positivity for the UCLA defense. Read more...

Photo: Senior linebacker Kenny Young wears Jackie Robinson's historic number 42. In his four-year career, Young has recorded 271 tackles, 18.5 of them for loss and 5.5 sacks. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior linebacker Kenny Young wears Jackie Robinson's historic number 42. In his four-year career, Young has recorded 271 tackles, 18.5 of them for loss and 5.5 sacks. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA men’s basketball held a press conference Wednesday morning. Cody Riley, LiAngelo Ball and Jalen Hill admitted to shoplifting from three stores in China and apologized to the team, the university, their families and the public. They also thanked President Donald Trump for his involvement. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA suspends men’s basketball freshmen arrested in China from team

This post was updated Nov. 15 at 12:02 p.m. Coach Steve Alford announced Wednesday morning that the three UCLA men’s basketball freshmen arrested in China will be suspended from the team indefinitely. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s basketball held a press conference Wednesday morning. Cody Riley, LiAngelo Ball and Jalen Hill admitted to shoplifting from three stores in China and apologized to the team, the university, their families and the public. They also thanked President Donald Trump for his involvement. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA men’s basketball held a press conference Wednesday morning. Cody Riley, LiAngelo Ball and Jalen Hill admitted to shoplifting from three stores in China and apologized to the team, the university, their families and the public. They also thanked President Donald Trump for his involvement. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Jalen Hill, LiAngelo Ball and Cody Riley were sent from China back to the Los Angeles following arrests for shoplifting. They will arrive home in advance of UCLA basketball’s regular-season home opener.
 (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff, Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA basketball freshmen fly home after one-week detainment in China

Cody Riley, Jalen Hill and LiAngelo Ball are finally coming home. The UCLA basketball freshmen were arrested Nov. 7 morning local time in Hangzhou, China. UCLA Athletics announced Tuesday that the three freshmen accused of shoplifting have boarded a flight back to Los Angeles. Read more...

Photo: Jalen Hill, LiAngelo Ball and Cody Riley were sent from China back to the Los Angeles following arrests for shoplifting. They will arrive home in advance of UCLA basketball’s regular-season home opener. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff, Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Jalen Hill, LiAngelo Ball and Cody Riley were sent from China back to the Los Angeles following arrests for shoplifting. They will arrive home in advance of UCLA basketball’s regular-season home opener.
 (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff, Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Kris Barnes led UCLA football with 12 tackles in Saturday's shootout win over Arizona State. The sophomore linebacker said the defense didn't change a lot after a rough first half, but the numbers certainly suggest that the unit got better. 
 (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Bruins overcome shaky first-half defense to defeat Arizona State 44-37

The first half Saturday night looked like more of the same for UCLA football’s defense. The Bruins allowed 203 rushing yards on 39 carries, on course to blow their average of 303 rushing yards allowed per game. Read more...

Photo: Kris Barnes led UCLA football with 12 tackles in Saturday's shootout win over Arizona State. The sophomore linebacker said the defense didn't change a lot after a rough first half, but the numbers certainly suggest that the unit got better. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Kris Barnes led UCLA football with 12 tackles in Saturday's shootout win over Arizona State. The sophomore linebacker said the defense didn't change a lot after a rough first half, but the numbers certainly suggest that the unit got better. 
 (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman guard LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA men's basketball freshmen were arrested Tuesday for alleged shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store near the Bruins' team hotel in Hangzhou, China. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Wang’s Word: UCLA must discipline basketball players for China arrests

I’m more familiar with the legal system in China than I should be. My grandfather was mauled by a drunk driver six years ago in broad daylight in front of multiple witnesses near Wuxi, a city two hours west of Shanghai. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA men's basketball freshmen were arrested Tuesday for alleged shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store near the Bruins' team hotel in Hangzhou, China. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Freshman guard LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA men's basketball freshmen were arrested Tuesday for alleged shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store near the Bruins' team hotel in Hangzhou, China. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Junior quarterback Josh Rosen and junior wide receiver Jordan Lasley each missed UCLA football's last game, but the two were both in action Saturday night. Lasley totaled seven receptions for 162 receiving yards in a win over Arizona State. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA football outscores Arizona State in Rosen’s return

The storybook return of junior quarterback Josh Rosen started with a nightmare first quarter. UCLA football started the game offensively with a missed field goal and an interception sandwiched between two punts, leading to a 14-0 Arizona State lead just over 10 minutes into the game. Read more...

Photo: Junior quarterback Josh Rosen and junior wide receiver Jordan Lasley each missed UCLA football's last game, but the two were both in action Saturday night. Lasley totaled seven receptions for 162 receiving yards in a win over Arizona State. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Junior quarterback Josh Rosen and junior wide receiver Jordan Lasley each missed UCLA football's last game, but the two were both in action Saturday night. Lasley totaled seven receptions for 162 receiving yards in a win over Arizona State. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Freshman guard Kris Wilkes came up with 18 points and four 3a during UCLA men's basketballs season opener. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

Men’s basketball claims season opening 63-60 victory against Georgia Tech

UCLA men’s basketball’s season opener might have been in Shanghai, but the Bruins’ pair of All-Americans came to play. Freshmen guards Jaylen Hands and Kris Wilkes combined for 32 points as UCLA (1-0) built a single-digit lead in the second half, but the outcome of the game came down to a frantic, last-possession 3-point attempt from Georgia Tech guard Jose Alvarado. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard Kris Wilkes came up with 18 points and four 3a during UCLA men's basketballs season opener. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)

Freshman guard Kris Wilkes came up with 18 points and four 3a during UCLA men's basketballs season opener. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin)


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