Friday, November 27

Five Things: UCLA vs. California

UCLA football (1-1) bounced back from a shootout loss in its season opener with a 34-10 victory over California (0-1) on Sunday. With the win, the Bruins now sit at .500 for the first time since coach Chip Kelly joined the program. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt senior running back Demetric Felton carried the ball for 107 yards on the ground in UCLA football’s win over California. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Pro Bruin Rundown: Trevor Bauer wins pitching award, Russell Westbrook requests trade

As college sports continue to be pushed back because of the COVID-19 pandemic, professional leagues have restarted. Each Monday, Daily Bruin Sports will highlight a few standout alumni performances from the past week in ongoing leagues as we await the return of university athletics. Read more...

Photo: 2017 NFL first-round draft pick Takkarist McKinley (right) was waived by the Falcons before signing with the Bengals. Myles Jack (left) recorded a 16-yard fumble return against the Packers. (Daily Bruin file photos)


Strong offense in first half drives football’s win over California in home opener

This post was updated Nov. 15 at 6:47 p.m. For the first time in the Chip Kelly era, the Bruins have won their home opener. By a comfortable margin, too. Read more...

Photo: Graduate transfer running back Brittain Brown finished the day with 71 rushing yards and his first touchdown as a Bruin as UCLA football notched its first win of the season over California. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Football heads into halftime up 27-10 against California despite messy start

It looked like more of the same for the Bruins early Sunday morning. UCLA football (0-1) ended its first two offensive drives against California (0-0) with a blocked punt and an interception, and the Golden Bears were able to take a 3-0 lead. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman receiver Charles Njoku scored his first collegiate touchdown in the second quarter as UCLA football leads California going into halftime of the Bruins’ home opener at the Rose Bowl. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Gameday predictions: UCLA vs. California

Jack Perez Sports editor Prediction: UCLA 28, California 21 These Bruins still have a chance this season to turn things around. But they have to win this weekend. Read more...

Photo: A last minute change forced UCLA football to face California in the Bruins’ home opener following the cancellation of multiple Pac-12 games. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)


Bruins prepare to face Golden Bears in football home opener after schedule change

The last time the Bruins won their home opener, it took a 34-point second-half comeback. UCLA football (0-1) will host California (0-0) on Sunday after its original matchup with Utah was canceled because of COVID-19 concerns. Read more...

Photo: UCLA football and coach Chip Kelly look to get their first home-opener win during his tenure in Westwood after starting 0-5 and 0-3 in his first two seasons, respectively. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Football to play California at home Sunday following cancellation of Utah game

In a coronavirus-filled season, Sundays aren’t just for the NFL. After cancellations across college football all week, UCLA football (0-1) is now scheduled to take on California (0-0) on Sunday at the Rose Bowl at 9 a.m. Read more...

Photo: It will come two days later than initially scheduled, but redshirt senior running back Demetric Felton and UCLA football will play at the Rose Bowl in the second week of the season. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)