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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)

The Quad: The eternal dominance of college sports, explained

There was a football game yesterday. It involved a team you probably care about. It did not go well. But why? No, I’m not asking why the Bruins lost again. Read more...

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...

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

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


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)

Press Pass: Tennis in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — We’re going to start by getting the bad stuff out of the way. So, let’s begin with sports. Our trip to Tulsa ended, unfortunately, as a huge athletic disappointment. Read more...

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)


Despite being the home of a legendary program, attendance has been poor at UCLA's basketball games this past season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Quad: Low attendance at Pauley Pavilion has to change

The post was updated on May 9 at 5:40 p.m.  The night was Feb. 11, 2015. Like the rest of the fans in Pauley Pavilion’s student section, I too was cheering as loudly as ever when Oregon State’s junior point guard Gary Payton II approached the free throw line after missing his first attempt. Read more...

Photo: Despite being the home of a legendary program, attendance has been poor at UCLA's basketball games this past season. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Despite being the home of a legendary program, attendance has been poor at UCLA's basketball games this past season. (Daily Bruin file photo)