Friday, October 20

Arizona Stadium in Tucson has turf and the Rose Bowl has grass, but that's just the start the differences between Arizona's stomping ground and the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Gott’s Thoughts: Five reasons why UCLA’s Rose Bowl is lackluster

After spending most of college working my way up through the ranks of the Daily Bruin Sports section, I finally got my first chance to travel for the paper Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Arizona Stadium in Tucson has turf and the Rose Bowl has grass, but that's just the start the differences between Arizona's stomping ground and the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Arizona Stadium in Tucson has turf and the Rose Bowl has grass, but that's just the start the differences between Arizona's stomping ground and the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Junior quarterback Josh Rosen will be contending with a team that doesn't do a great job defending the pass Saturday, which could mean a shootout is imminent. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Football scouting report: Oregon

It’s homecoming weekend, and oftentimes homecoming games are set against easier opponents to ensure a sense of victory for senior players and the student body – not to mention that it’s Bruin Family Weekend. Read more...

Photo: Junior quarterback Josh Rosen will be contending with a team that doesn't do a great job defending the pass Saturday, which could mean a shootout is imminent. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Junior quarterback Josh Rosen will be contending with a team that doesn't do a great job defending the pass Saturday, which could mean a shootout is imminent. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

Redshirt sophomore forward Anika Rodriguez said playing in Pullman, Washington, can be tough due to the venue's slippery conditions. The Bruins will travel to the two Washington schools this weekend as they go into the latter half of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Women’s soccer aims to counter defensive approach from Washington State

Past the halfway mark in the season, UCLA women’s soccer has a pretty clear picture of how the opposition will line up – compact in the back, with players waiting for opportunities to break on the counter. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore forward Anika Rodriguez said playing in Pullman, Washington, can be tough due to the venue's slippery conditions. The Bruins will travel to the two Washington schools this weekend as they go into the latter half of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Redshirt sophomore forward Anika Rodriguez said playing in Pullman, Washington, can be tough due to the venue's slippery conditions. The Bruins will travel to the two Washington schools this weekend as they go into the latter half of the season. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA women's golf finished first at the Stanford Intercollegiate this week. Freshman Patty Tavatanakit also managed to secure the first collegiate victory of her career after shooting 6-under-par for the tournament. (Courtesy of Stanford Photo)

Women’s golf comes out victorious in Stanford Intercollegiate

UCLA women’s golf took home a first-place finish at the Stanford Intercollegiate tournament this week. The Bruins entered day three of their second tournament of the season trailing host the Cardinal by six strokes, but stormed back to win. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women's golf finished first at the Stanford Intercollegiate this week. Freshman Patty Tavatanakit also managed to secure the first collegiate victory of her career after shooting 6-under-par for the tournament. (Courtesy of Stanford Photo)

UCLA women's golf finished first at the Stanford Intercollegiate this week. Freshman Patty Tavatanakit also managed to secure the first collegiate victory of her career after shooting 6-under-par for the tournament. (Courtesy of Stanford Photo)

Sophomore defender Matthew Powell logged his second goal of the year against No. 24 New Mexico. The lone strike would represent UCLA's only score of the night, and despite another lackluster night on offense, the Bruins were able to hang on in double overtime and come away from the match with a 1-1 draw – its first of the season. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Men’s soccer goes into double overtime against New Mexico for 1-1 draw

No result after 110 minutes of hard soccer. For the first time this season, the Bruins headed into double overtime and left with a tie. The Bruins (6-5-1, 3-2-0 Pac-12) faced No. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore defender Matthew Powell logged his second goal of the year against No. 24 New Mexico. The lone strike would represent UCLA's only score of the night, and despite another lackluster night on offense, the Bruins were able to hang on in double overtime and come away from the match with a 1-1 draw – its first of the season. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore defender Matthew Powell logged his second goal of the year against No. 24 New Mexico. The lone strike would represent UCLA's only score of the night, and despite another lackluster night on offense, the Bruins were able to hang on in double overtime and come away from the match with a 1-1 draw – its first of the season. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Jim Mora spent time as a linebacker during his collegiate career at Washington, so his frustration with his team's inability to stop teams from pulling off long runs makes sense. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Football’s failure to stop run, Rosen’s tenacity proving problematic

The Bruins’ inability to stop the run hasn’t exactly made Jim Mora happy. “It kills me. It rips my guts out,” the coach said. “In my career, I’ve taken great pride in being able to stop the run and historically been a pretty good defensive coach when it comes to stopping the run, and obviously right now I’m a really bad coach at stopping the run. Read more...

Photo: Jim Mora spent time as a linebacker during his collegiate career at Washington, so his frustration with his team's inability to stop teams from pulling off long runs makes sense. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Jim Mora spent time as a linebacker during his collegiate career at Washington, so his frustration with his team's inability to stop teams from pulling off long runs makes sense. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)