Monday, June 24

Multiple UCLA football players have shown support for California Senate Bill 206 on social media in the past week. The bill would allow collegiate athletes in California to sign with agents and sponsors. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Un-Connon Opinions: New bill allowing collegiate athletes to earn money is step toward fairness

Senate Bill 206 could be the great equalizer. For years, there have been heated public debates about the financial compensation of collegiate athletes. People have argued about amateur status, scholarships, inter-sport equity, low-income exceptions and so on. Read more...

Photo: Multiple UCLA football players have shown support for California Senate Bill 206 on social media in the past week. The bill would allow collegiate athletes in California to sign with agents and sponsors. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Multiple UCLA football players have shown support for California Senate Bill 206 on social media in the past week. The bill would allow collegiate athletes in California to sign with agents and sponsors. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA beach volleyball has won two consecutive national titles. This year the Bruins didn't drop a match in the NCAA championship, but last year UCLA dropped into the elimination bracket and benefited from flaws in the double elimination format. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Jacq’ed Up: NCAA beach volleyball’s double elimination bracket has a flaw in the system

UCLA beach volleyball defended its 2018 national title with another victory in May. This year’s undefeated tournament run proved the Bruins’ dominance – but last year, UCLA got lucky. Read more...

Photo: UCLA beach volleyball has won two consecutive national titles. This year the Bruins didn't drop a match in the NCAA championship, but last year UCLA dropped into the elimination bracket and benefited from flaws in the double elimination format. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

UCLA beach volleyball has won two consecutive national titles. This year the Bruins didn't drop a match in the NCAA championship, but last year UCLA dropped into the elimination bracket and benefited from flaws in the double elimination format. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Sophomore forward Kris Wilkes led the Bruins with 17.4 points per game this season, and for the second straight year has entered his name into the NBA draft pool (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff).

Meet Your Maikis: Bruins should reconsider entering this year’s NBA draft

A few Bruins are trying to make the leap to the NBA too soon. Three UCLA men’s basketball underclassmen, sophomore forward Kris Wilkes, sophomore guard Jaylen Hands and freshman center Moses Brown, have declared for the NBA Draft set to take place June 20. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore forward Kris Wilkes led the Bruins with 17.4 points per game this season, and for the second straight year has entered his name into the NBA draft pool (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff).

Sophomore forward Kris Wilkes led the Bruins with 17.4 points per game this season, and for the second straight year has entered his name into the NBA draft pool (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff).

UCLA men’s gymnastics won two national championships before it was dissolved following budget cuts in 1993. Pac-12 rival Stanford won a men’s gymnastics title in April. (Daily Bruin archive)

Un-Connon Opinions: As UCLA falls behind in the NCAA titles race, adding more teams is imperative

For UCLA fans, championship No. 117 must have been a relief. The Bruins won three NCAA championships last school year – men’s water polo, women’s gymnastics and beach volleyball. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s gymnastics won two national championships before it was dissolved following budget cuts in 1993. Pac-12 rival Stanford won a men’s gymnastics title in April. (Daily Bruin archive)

UCLA men’s gymnastics won two national championships before it was dissolved following budget cuts in 1993. Pac-12 rival Stanford won a men’s gymnastics title in April. (Daily Bruin archive)


Former coach Jorge Salcedo primarily ran a 3-5-2 formation with UCLA men's soccer before resigning in March. The Bruins went 10-9 in 2018 and lost its last three games 1-0. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Ty’s Tea: Jorge Salcedo’s departure could be hidden blessing for UCLA men’s soccer

To an outsider, the recent Varsity Blues scandal seemingly sunk UCLA men’s soccer. But things weren’t going great for the program even with former coach Jorge Salcedo in charge. Read more...

Photo: Former coach Jorge Salcedo primarily ran a 3-5-2 formation with UCLA men's soccer before resigning in March. The Bruins went 10-9 in 2018 and lost its last three games 1-0. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former coach Jorge Salcedo primarily ran a 3-5-2 formation with UCLA men's soccer before resigning in March. The Bruins went 10-9 in 2018 and lost its last three games 1-0. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Senior Katelyn Ohashi has become a viral sensation for UCLA gymnastics this season. After she notched her first perfect 10 of the year on floor exercise Jan. 12, her routine has become the most-watched sports video on social media this year. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Fresh Off the Grill: After record-breaking, viral season, gymnastics enters NCAA title defense

UCLA is a gymnastics school. For the last three months, Bruin fans, young gymnasts and celebrities across the nation have been enamored with the Olympic gold medalists and viral sensations that headline UCLA gymnastics. Read more...

Photo: Senior Katelyn Ohashi has become a viral sensation for UCLA gymnastics this season. After she notched her first perfect 10 of the year on floor exercise Jan. 12, her routine has become the most-watched sports video on social media this year. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Senior Katelyn Ohashi has become a viral sensation for UCLA gymnastics this season. After she notched her first perfect 10 of the year on floor exercise Jan. 12, her routine has become the most-watched sports video on social media this year. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)


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