Monday, July 24

Tracing the UCLA stripe through history

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Last year, UCLA and Under Armour closed a 15-year, $280 million dollar deal – the largest apparel agreement in collegiate athletic history. UCLA football’s Jim Mora said the deal’s significance was unquestioned, but one specific aspect has remained a point of contention.


The most expensive pair of Lonzo Ball's shoes is $995. (Creative Commons photo by Nick Ares via flickr)
The most expensive pair of Lonzo Ball's shoes is $995. (Creative Commons photo by Nick Ares via flickr)

The USC-UCLA rivalry runs deep. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The USC-UCLA rivalry runs deep. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Front-page report of the Bruins defeat of USC during UCLA football’s only championship season in 1954. Intercollegiate athletics were already major televised affairs at this time. (Daily Bruin archives)
Front-page report of the Bruins defeat of USC during UCLA football’s only championship season in 1954. Intercollegiate athletics were already major televised affairs at this time. (Daily Bruin archives)

This is what Goodyear blimps looked like when Taysom Hill was born. (Creative Commons photo by Tequask via Wikimedia)

The Quad: The top 10 things that are #YoungerThanTaysomHill

UCLA football is playing BYU on Saturday, and BYU’s starting quarterback is named Taysom Hill, and he’s 26 years old. UCLA’s student section – fresh off the high of becoming the first Twitter-verified student section in the country – decided to spend the week roasting Hill for being old by using the hashtag #YoungerThanTaysomHill. Read more...

This is what Goodyear blimps looked like when Taysom Hill was born. (Creative Commons photo by Tequask via Wikimedia)

A night in Pauley: an educational experience? (Daily Bruin file photo)
A night in Pauley: an educational experience? (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA men's tennis was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I championship tournament. But the visit was an "eye-opening experience" for the writers who went to cover it. (Charlie Levin/Daily Bruin)
UCLA men's tennis was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I championship tournament. But the visit was an "eye-opening experience" for the writers who went to cover it. (Charlie Levin/Daily Bruin)

Former NBA player Tracy McGrady claims Stephen Curry's unanimous MVP award vote is a result of an overall decline in player quality. (Creative Commons photo by Keith Allison via Flickr)
Former NBA player Tracy McGrady claims Stephen Curry's unanimous MVP award vote is a result of an overall decline in player quality. (Creative Commons photo by Keith Allison via Flickr)


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