He happily traded in gobs of hotel points and airline miles to return to cover UCLA basketball and football in the summer of 2016. Bolch is also the author of the recently released book “100 Things UCLA Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die.” He previously covered UCLA basketball from 2010-11 before going on to cover the NBA and the Clippers for five years. Where to order your takeout Thanksgiving dinner. The Bruins (25-1) captured 31 of 32 possible first-place votes. “They’re really, really intuitive out there so we’re excited to see how they fit in in the mix back there.”. Caleb Johnson goes from bouncer to bouncing opponents for UCLA. Oregon makes its return to the top 10 at No. Ben Bolch has been a Los Angeles Times staff writer since 1999. Additional needs were created by the recent departures of offensive lineman Christaphany Murray to the transfer portal, and tight end Devin Asiasi and cornerback Darnay Holmes to the NFL draft, but Kelly noted that the incoming class was set long before they left, reducing the team’s ability to pivot and fill those holes. UCLA’s class ranked No. Official Facebook page of the 12-time national champion UCLA Softball team. Football players work out on the practice field at UCLA. We talk to the experts, Judge rejects plea by restaurant group to block L.A. County ban on outdoor dining, San Francisco will keep outdoor dining for now. Tens of thousands bid farewell to Diego Maradona in Argentina. The Cardinal used a punishing rushing attack that featured Cameron Scarlett, who ran for a career-high 157 yards and a touchdown. As coronavirus cases surge, L.A. officials consider new rules that would allow many businesses to remain open but with limited customer capacity. Many restaurants around Los Angeles and Orange County offer takeout Thanksgiving dinners, including turkey and all the sides. No. Kelly acknowledged the lack of newsworthiness when he emerged from an elevator inside the Wasserman Football Center and glanced at a bank of cameras, immediately alluding to the tape they had captured two months earlier on the early signing day. 20 Arkansas (0-1) with a pair of resounding triumphs (10-1, 9-1). The return of the U.S. women’s team from a long break against the Netherlands highlights the top soccer action from Europe on TV this weekend. No. White’s commitment triggered a “BOOM!” on Twitter on Sunday from Ethan Young, UCLA’s director of player personnel, as well as snickers from those who noted that White’s other offers reportedly came from Arkansas Pine Bluff, Stephen F. Austin and Texas El Paso. 32 nationally and sixth in the Pac-12 Conference, according to 247Sports, down from No. Get the dates, matchups and more information here. UCLA coach Chip Kelly has gone old-school in recruiting, relying on a handful of junior college players to salvage his latest class. 10. In what may be a bad sign for the Bruins, Stanford reverted to its old physical ways against Washington. The bleak financial outlook raises a question: Have the Bruins invested wisely from an athletic department budget that has grown 209% under AD Dan Guerrero? Players on the U.S. women’s national team haven’t played together since March, and the team is eager to get back on the pitch for Friday’s match. 9, while Alabama slipped one spot to No. The Longhorn (24-3) pitching staff twirled home three shutouts. 5 LSU and No. Where to order your takeout Thanksgiving dinner. Fans filed past the coffin of soccer icon Diego Maradona on Thursday, some confronting police who tried to maintain order at Argentina’s presidential mansion. Here is the 2020 Pac-12 football schedule. “You don’t have time with a juco player to say, ‘Hey, we’re going to redshirt him and then we’re going to develop him,’ ” Kelly said. The class is ranked fifth overall, according to FloSoftball. 6 Oklahoma enjoyed a 5-0 week. St. John Bosco safety Jonathan Vaughns assesses an opposing offense during the Battle at the Beach seven-on-seven passing tournament on June 29. UCLA Softball. The Ducks (21-2) won their first home games of the season, knocking off then-RV Loyola Marymount, Seattle twice and Portland. UCLA coach Chip Kelly says he hasn’t been paying attention to how Stanford has dominated the Bruins in recent years, but his players know the score. UCLA linebacker Caleb Johnson has earned a reputation for ruthless efficiency, something he developed during his playing days at Fullerton College. The 2020 USA Today/NFCA Division I Top 25 Poll is voted on by 32 NCAA Division I head coaches, one representing each conference.