Wednesday, May 27

Women deserve respect both in game and on the sidelines

The Panther and Bronco offenses weren’t the only appalling thing that happened during Super Bowl Sunday. Three-time WNBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist Swin Cash, empathizing with Cam Newton’s less-than-stellar press conference after his Super Bowl loss, stated that the NFL MVP would learn to compose himself with more seasons and experience under his belt. Read more...

Photo: WNBA player Swin Cash speaking in London. (Creative Commons photo by U.S. Embassy London via Flickr)

Olympic coverage should be free in US, not monopolized

If all goes well with the Olympic bid, the world will be watching Westwood and Los Angeles in 2024. Except for millions of Americans. This is hardly an exaggeration – the Olympic Games as a whole are perhaps the most-watched television program in the world, and viewership only increases with each successive games. Read more...

Photo: NBC has exclusive American distribution rights to broadcast the Olympic Games through 2032. (Creative Commons photo by Gregg O’Connell via Flickr)

How does Myles Jack stack up?

When Myles Jack left school early to enter the NFL draft, some questioned his decision, including his coach, Jim Mora. Mora, citing his experience with professional draft rooms, noted it might be tough for a team to pull the trigger on Jack with so little tape to look at. Read more...

Photo: Myles Jack, who left UCLA early for the NFL draft, is now a top prospect. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Al Scates, UCLA’s unsung coaching legend

Here at UCLA, we’re awfully proud of John Wooden. We have a statue of him, an athletic center is named after him and you can buy T-shirts with his face on them at Ackerman. Read more...

Photo: Al Scates coached men’s volleyball at UCLA for 50 years, garnering 19 NCAA titles along the way. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Best plays of UCLA football draft departures

Junior receiver Thomas Duarte became the sixth UCLA football player to declare for the NFL Draft Tuesday. With three graduating players and six early enrollees, the Bruins lose a total of nine players to the pros this year. Read more...

Photo: Junior offensive lineman Caleb Benenoch is one of several UCLA football players leaving this year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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