Saturday, March 28

Baseball forces Pilots into nosedive with season-opening victory

The Bruins got on base a ton Friday night, but only did so via the hit five times. No. 11 UCLA (1-0) walked nine times and got hit by a pitch another four and en route to a 7-2 victory over Portland (0-1) in Friday’s season opener at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Read more...

Photo: Chase Strumpf was one of three players to score twice for UCLA. The sophomore second baseman was responsible for three of his team’s nine walks. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Rundown: Feb. 7

SoftballDavid Gottlieb, Sports editor UCLA softball was picked to finish second in the Pac-12 Preseason Coaches Poll, which was released Monday. The Bruins were one of just two teams to receive first-place votes. Read more...

Photo: Only UCLA and Oregon received first-place votes in the Pac-12 Preseason Coaches Poll. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Battle of the Editors: Men’s basketball’s season-changing moments

16-0 run after Welsh’s injury in Cal game David Gottlieb, Sports editor “Things looked bad.” Those were the first three words in our story about the California game, and they were apt. Read more...

Photo: Junior center Thomas Welsh left UCLA men’s basketball’s game against California with his team trailing 27-16 and 9:07 to go in the first half, but his fellow Bruins found a way to rally without him. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Sports editor)

Around the League: Pac-12 gymnastics show strong representation in top 25

Gymnastics Kelsey Angus, assistant Sports editor Seven of the eight Pac-12 gymnastics teams are ranked in the top 25 this week. No. 13 Oregon State (2-1, 1-1 Pac-12) took down No. Read more...

Photo: Former Bruin quarterback Josh Rosen’s UCLA career is behind him, but the soon-to-be NFL quarterback recently represented the Pac-12 in an accuracy challenge – and he won. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

The Rundown: Jan. 25

Eric Filia, baseball UCLA baseball will host its alumni game this weekend, but one of its alumni is struggling to stay out of trouble. Former Bruin outfielder Eric Filia will serve a 50-game suspension to start the 2018 season due to a second positive test for a drug of abuse, which Major League Baseball classifies as a recreational drug such as marijuana, cocaine or a stimulant such as amphetamines. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman Grace Glenn earned Pac-12 Specialist of the Week honors after a 9.95 performance on balance beam in UCLA’s win over Arizona on Saturday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Football coach Chip Kelly finalizes assistant coaching staff

Chip has his squad. UCLA football coach Chip Kelly hired the three final members of his assistant coaching corps, who will join three previously announced new hires and four returning coaches – according to a release from UCLA Athletics. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Athletics sent out a release Tuesday morning indicating that coach Chip Kelly had finalized his assistant coaches for the 2018 season. The 10-man cohort of assistants consists of three returning coaches and seven fresh faces. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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