Saturday, August 18

UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close served as an assistant coach for the USA Women’s U18 National Team and led the squad to a gold medal finish at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship held in Mexico City on Tuesday. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Coach Cori Close returns from 2018 FIBA Americas with victories, new lessons

USA Basketball preaches “gold habits” and “gold standards,” and it paid off in gold medals. UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close served as an assistant coach with the USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team and led it to an 84-60 first-place victory over Canada in the International Basketball Federation’s U18 Americas U18 Championship 2018 hosted in Mexico City on Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close served as an assistant coach for the USA Women’s U18 National Team and led the squad to a gold medal finish at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship held in Mexico City on Tuesday. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA women’s basketball coach Cori Close served as an assistant coach for the USA Women’s U18 National Team and led the squad to a gold medal finish at the 2018 FIBA Americas U18 Championship held in Mexico City on Tuesday. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Rising sophomore cornerback Darnay Holmes led the Bruins with three interceptions as a freshman last season. He also recorded 39 tackles and six passes defended. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Football prepares for upcoming season with fresh coaching staff and players

Coach Chip Kelly was not shy Thursday morning when he replied to the question of what his Bruins football team “stood for.” “Chaos,” Kelly said. He did not mean it with a negative connotation, however. Read more...

Photo: Rising sophomore cornerback Darnay Holmes led the Bruins with three interceptions as a freshman last season. He also recorded 39 tackles and six passes defended. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Rising sophomore cornerback Darnay Holmes led the Bruins with three interceptions as a freshman last season. He also recorded 39 tackles and six passes defended. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)


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The Rundown: Aug. 6

Women’s soccerGabriel McCarthy, assistant Sports editor Three UCLA women’s soccer players traveled to France to compete in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. Bruin rising sophomores forward Ashley Sanchez and midfielder Viviana Villacorta will represent the U.S squad. Read more...

Photo: (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

(Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Coach Adam Wright had gaps to fill in his coaching staff. He hired Jack Grover and Christopher Lee as new assistant coaches for UCLA men’s and women’s water polo. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Men’s and women’s water polo bring on new assistant coaches

Adam Wright made some changes to both of his coaching staffs. As the coach of both UCLA men’s and women’s water polo, Wright announced the addition of an assistant coach to each program July 31 and August 1, respectively. Read more...

Photo: Coach Adam Wright had gaps to fill in his coaching staff. He hired Jack Grover and Christopher Lee as new assistant coaches for UCLA men’s and women’s water polo. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Coach Adam Wright had gaps to fill in his coaching staff. He hired Jack Grover and Christopher Lee as new assistant coaches for UCLA men’s and women’s water polo. (Grant Mooney/Daily Bruin)

Rising redshirt junior tight end Caleb Wilson returned to the practice field for the first time in nearly a year this past weekend. Wilson suffered a season-ending foot injury in 2017 against Colorado. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Chip Kelly unworried amid questions over UCLA’s next starting quarterback

The Bruins opened fall practice this past weekend and Chip Kelly is already being bombarded with questions about who his starting quarterback will be. It is safe to say, however, that he does not know who it will be, either. Read more...

Photo: Rising redshirt junior tight end Caleb Wilson returned to the practice field for the first time in nearly a year this past weekend. Wilson suffered a season-ending foot injury in 2017 against Colorado. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Rising redshirt junior tight end Caleb Wilson returned to the practice field for the first time in nearly a year this past weekend. Wilson suffered a season-ending foot injury in 2017 against Colorado. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Christine Peng-Peng Lee topped off her final season at UCLA by winning co-Pac-12 Woman of the Year. Lee led the Bruins to their first NCAA title since 2010, posting two 10s to clinch the championship meet. She also won an individual national title on the balance beam. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Peng-Peng Lee reflects on time at UCLA, multiple postseason awards

Christine Peng-Peng Lee was scrolling through Twitter when she found out she won co-Pac-12 Woman of the Year. “I saw that I had a mention so I started reading it and I started kind of freaking out,” Lee said. Read more...

Photo: Christine Peng-Peng Lee topped off her final season at UCLA by winning co-Pac-12 Woman of the Year. Lee led the Bruins to their first NCAA title since 2010, posting two 10s to clinch the championship meet. She also won an individual national title on the balance beam. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Christine Peng-Peng Lee topped off her final season at UCLA by winning co-Pac-12 Woman of the Year. Lee led the Bruins to their first NCAA title since 2010, posting two 10s to clinch the championship meet. She also won an individual national title on the balance beam. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)