Clippers dominate John Wall, Bradley Beal & the Wizards

LOS ANGELES, CA- Clippers rookie point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander heaved a half-court shot and watched the ball splash through the net as the end of first quarter buzzer sounded. It was that kind of night for the Clippers against all-star guards John Wall, Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards. Led by 22 points and 11…

UCLA survives Arizona, earns first home victory of Chip Kelly era

Trailing 27-24 early in the fourth quarter without their starting quarterback, UCLA held possession and an opportunity to take a lead against Pac-12 foe Arizona. Running back Joshua Kelley escaped through the Arizona defensive line for a game-deciding 28-yard touchdown, and then sealed UCLA’s 31-30 victory over the Wildcats by picking up crucial first down…

Washington survives late push from Thompson-Robinson, UCLA

“You’ve got to win,” UCLA head coach Chip Kelly said. “We’re not into moral victories.” Washington senior quarterback Jake Browning showcased his composure down the stretch, sealing the victory on a final 12-play, 81-yard drive. The Huskies faced a critical third and six, leading 24-17 midway through the fourth quarter. Browning completed a 34-yard back…

A new era of Los Angeles Clippers’ basketball

PLAYA VISTA, CA– For the first time in a decade, the Los Angeles Clippers entered media day without any of their franchise cornerstones. With Chris Paul two years removed in Houston, Blake Griffin surprisingly being traded to Detroit early last season and DeAndre Jordan’s free agency departure to Dallas, a new era of Clippers basketball…

Chip Kelly still winless in Westwood after UCLA falls to Fresno St.

Coming off two straight losses to start the Chip Kelly era, UCLA desperately needed a strong home showing against Fresno State. UCLA’s performance Saturday night could be described as inconsistent, at best. The Bruins fell into a 13-0 first quarter hole and never fully recovered, falling to 0-3 after a 38-14 final. “We had to…

Cincinnati spoils Chip Kelly’s UCLA debut

True freshman running back Kazmeir Allen dashed for a 74-yard touchdown run on just his third touch as a Bruin and continued to sprint through the end zone. He still hasn’t stopped. The main problem for Allen and first-year head coach Chip Kelly against Cincinnati, however, was the rest of the young team’s inability to…

USC QB competition to replace Sam Darnold heats up

Decision making, timing and accuracy. These three keys will determine who will start at quarterback for the 2018 USC Trojans, a three-way competition between freshman JT Daniels, redshirt sophomore Matt Fink and redshirt freshman Jack Sears. Daniels, who threw for over 12,000 passing yards and 150 touchdowns in three seasons at national powerhouse Mater Dei…