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Oregon beat the Bruins at the Rose Bowl
Oregon wide receiver Troy Franklin (11) gets hauled down near the goal line by UCLA defensive lineman Otito Ogbonnia (91) in a college football played at the Rose Bowl Stadium. Oregon defeated the Bruins, 34-31. Photo by Dennis J. Freeman/News4usonline

College Football

Go Deep. Breaking Down the College Football Landscape

Up and down Bruins can’t handle the Ducks

LOS ANGELES (News4usonline) – Oregon quarterback Anthony Brown had better thank his lucky stars that the No. 10 Ducks were able to seal a 34-31 win against Pac-12 Conference rival…

Zach Charbonnet lifts Bruins with his feet

UCLA running back Zach Charbonnet is having a blast in his first season with the Bruins. After spending two seasons at Michigan and their respective football program, Charbonnet entered the…

After fast start, Bruins fizzle against ASU

PASADENA (News4usonline) – Football is a game of adjustments. The UCLA Bruins didn’t look like they made too many in their 42-23 loss to Arizona State Saturday night at the…

College Basketball

Hoop Diaries with The Beach, Trojans, Bruins and Everybody Else

Johnny Juzang and Bruins are ready to rock

UCLA men’s basketball star Johnny Juzang had impressive performances during the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. After a heartbreaking loss to Gonzaga, Juzang declared himself eligible for the 2021…

Recruiting wars: SoCal teams replenish the cupboard

After both teams made spectacular runs throughout the NCAA Tournament, USC and UCLA are back to the drawing board and re-filling the cupboard with fresh recruiting classes. Here’s how both…

Baylor wins title, denies Gonzaga a perfect season

“The only team that can beat Gonzaga is Gonzaga,” said one Bulldogs supporter. On Monday night, the No.1 overall seed entered the national championship game 31-0, one win away from…


What’s next for Albert Pujols?

Is this the end of the line for Albert Pujols? Not many people are asked about retirement at only 41 years of age, but not many people have had the…

What does the 2021 season hold for the Angels?

The Los Angeles Angels have not made the postseason since 2014. If you’re an Angels fan, you have to be asking how is that even possible when the team has…

Its ‘Sho Time’ in Anaheim for Ohtani

The optimism around Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei ‘Sho Time’ Ohtani is high after an impressive spring training debut on the mound.  In just one inning, Ohtani struck out five…


The Ladies Prove They Have Game. And a Social Conscious to Boot


Prep Stars Shining in Their Moment of Truth. The High School Beat

The return of Friday Night Lights

BELLFLOWER (News4usonline) – You really don’t miss something until it’s been taken away from you. High school football was taken away from us last fall. It’s great to have it…

A look around the high school sports landscape

In late February, a light began to shine at the end of the tunnel for the return of high school athletics. After receiving the go ahead from the California Department…

L.B. Poly T&F star Jade McDonald looks to hit her stride

Standout track athlete Jade McDonald of Long Beach Poly is one of the most decorated track athletes Long Beach has seen. Although her 2020 season was cut short due to…

Howard’s House

HU honors Chadwick Boseman with college renaming

WASHINGTON – The power of the late great actor Chadwick Boseman continues to resonate. The “Black Panther” and “42” star, who passed away in 2020, once called The Mecca home…

Phylicia Rashad: Dean of College of Fine Arts

Bison Backyard

Howard tops North Carolina Central

DURHAM, N.C. – Howard University women’s volleyball team erased an early match deficit to top North Carolina Central (NCCU) in four sets (18-25, 25-22, 25-15, 25-23). With the victory, HU improved…

Quinton Williams spur Howard Football to first win

Howard takes down Hampton in women’s soccer


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