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  • joined May 08, 2008
  • last login Aug 01, 2014
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I felt compelled to post this

This is a quote from a BSPN Sports story about the troganesque academic shenanigans going on at North Carolina. It hard to keep from laughing at the piety. "North Carolina coach Roy Williams...

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A MUST READ for UCLA administrators

Although this article talks about Michigan, it could very well be a discussion of UCLA. At every decision point, every single one, UCLA administrators failed, just as this article points out that...

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Oh, no. We've had it.

According to BSPN, the new football coach has "brought life" back to just$c*. Here's the story. ...

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The Seattle Times reports that both Adams and Powell are looking at the NBA.

UCLA underclassmen Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine have declared for the NBA draft, while Bruins sophomore guard Jordan Adams and junior guard Normal Powell are considering turning pro. Adams and...

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I nominate John Calimari to be the president of the NCAA or its successor

The NCAA has apparently rejected Calimari's advice on reforms, according to BSPN here h...

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This has to be some sort of cruel joke.

I heard on the BN that Ananias Harlan was leaving Moron Center. I knew he wasn't being fired (obviously if he was fired that would mean that whoever hired him made a mistake and by definition that...

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NCAA Tables the "Saban Slowdown" Rule

I just read that the NCAA had tabled the slow-down rule. The story (link below) said 73% of the NCAA D-1 coaches were against the rule. Saban nonetheless stuck to his guns, with some sort of...

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I have news of great importance

I am a new grandpa again! Granddaughter is named "Sunny," which I think is nice. She's tall and slender (1'11" and 6 lb, 14 oz.) The middle name is still undecided, but I have a great deal of...

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EMERGENCY STATISTICS QUESTION

How can I find out about triple doubles back in Coach's day? I have been told that UCLA only has three triple doubles in its history (Jelani McCoy, Toby Bailey and one other whose name I didn't...

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Probably some old news here

but this is a list I just saw on BSPN's website as to who ha declared for the draft (incomplete list - just guys who might be interesting to us): Clowney Dion Bailey from just$c Bridgewater B...

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Eye Test for the TV Coverage

Nestor suggested that I do a fan post on this, so here goes. This is easy for anyone to do, and easier if there is no sound to distract you. Just watch what you see on the screen, and remember...

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Sunday Football and a Simple Precaution.

You opera fans will know that the Barber of Seville is actually titled "Il barbiere di Siviglia ossia L'inutile precauzione" (The Barber of Seville, or the Useless Precaution). (Extra credit if...

Grambling demonstrates what "Over the Wall" really means

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Things seem to be different at Grambling now.

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Thanksgiving and traditions and turkeys.

We’re getting closer to Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is to a very great extent all about tradition, and that’s what I feel compelled to write about. I am not talking about a tradition involving...

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Oops. Recruiting violations in Eugene

Here's a link (I hope) to a story on Yahoo Sports about recruiting violations in Eugene. http://sports.yahoo.com/news/reports-major-violations-occurred-oregon-145028729--ncaaf.html It mentions...

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Lame's true color: SHADY

I just saw this story on Dr. Saturday by Graham Wilson. It seems that Kylie Fitts, a four star DE, decommitted from just$c* because Lame pulled his early scholarship. Fitts took extra classes so...

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More info on the Gavin Smith Missing Person case

I just saw an article about Gavin Smith on Yahoo from something called The Hollywood Reporter. I hope I've posted the link correctly, but candidly it's not likely given my skill with such things. ...

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I wish I could write WTF in larger letters.

As I was scrolling down the page, I saw an advertisement inviting me to visit the just$c* gift shop. So I say WTF? Isn't there a way to keep that crap off our page? If the advertisement had been...

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Reeves Nelson's Threat to Sue SI: Two Months of Silence and Inaction

It's now been two months since the Sports Illustrated article about the problems on the basketball team. We then heard from the lawyers for Reeves Nelson, who demanded an apology and a retraction...

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As far OT as is possible to be

Egypt is a long way from Westwood, but that's where the action is tonight. It's opening night for Aida. (No, not Ikea - that's the Swedish opera.) This is a big production with lots of words and...

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This needs to be watched (again)

Having nothing better to do, I looked at YouTube to see what Bruin basketball stuff was there to watch. I watched a thing about Alcindor and the 1969 team, then I saw this. It's beautiful stuff,...

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It's been a month, and still nothing but silence.

I’ll get to the point in a second, but here’s the intro. The Sports Illustrated story about “Not the Bruin Way” came out on Wednesday, February 29. On March 2, Nelson’s lawyer published his...

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Dan & Ben Needs to Go No Matter What Happens w the SI Story

The focus the last two days has been on the statements in the Sports Illustrated story and how those events, if true, reflect badly on our basketball coach and athletic director. We have also...

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Sanctions for Oregon?

There is an AP story on Yahoo Sports which says the NCAA has sent a letter to Oregon talking about misuse of "recruiting services." Gee, imagine that. Here's an excerpt from the piece: The draft...

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It seems to me that the only answer is a total boycott

Utah State got national publicity by being absolutely silent at their BB game with BYU. We need to do something similar. I think the place to start is with some actual names. Geoff Strand would...

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The White Uniform Fiasco Sums Up Chianti Dan's Incompetence

UCLA's roll out of alternate "white" football uniforms for the game against Southern Cal perfectly illustrated the incompetence Dan Guerrero's incompetent athletic department.

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Happy Thanksgiving, Bruin Brothers and Sisters

I'm thankful for many things, with a healthy grandson at the top of the list. I'm thankful for my family. I'm thankful for having the opportunity to have the wonderful experience as a Bruin. ...

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Urban Meyer is going to tOSU or to put it another way, Urban Meyer is not going to tOSU

The Orlando Sentinel quotes Sports by Brooks as saying that Meyer is going o coach the buckeyes. The same story quotes a Gainseville Sun reporter (Pat Dooley) who tweeted that Meyer told him there...

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New potential recruit for the Bruins to keep an eye on

He's a bit undersized, at 1 foot, 8 and a half inches, and he weighs a little under eight pounds. He has no baggage at this point, which is good, although there are rumors that he's incontinent....

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I'm "extremely disappointed" or Lame and the blame game

According to a story by Mark Saxon of ESPN LA, Lame is blaming his inability to get a field goal in the last seconds of regulation on the officials. “USC coach Lane Kiffin said he was "extremely...

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