Defending champion Connecticut is No. 1 in preseason poll

...little bigger target on us this year."Oklahoma State, Dayton, UCLA, Rutgers and Syracuse round out the poll.The ACC and Big Ten lead...end of last season. The others are Iowa, Oregon State, Dayton, UCLA, Rutgers and Syracuse.

Kentucky is No. 1 pick in basketball again

...1. The Wildcats also were No. 1 in 1995-96, when they won the national championship, and in 1980-81.Kentucky joins UCLA (1966-60, 1971-74), UNLV (1990-91) and North Carolina (2008-09) to be named No. 1 consecutive seasons since...

Top 25 roundup: Oregon bounces back with win over UCLA

...passed for 210 yards and two more scores to help No. 12 Oregon rebound from its first loss with a 42-30 victory over No. 18 UCLA on Saturday.Royce Freeman rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns for the Ducks (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12), who haven't...

SEC dominates initial College Football Playoff rankings

...both cases the head-to-head loser had the better overall resume. Long said Oregon's victories against Michigan State and UCLA stood out. And Baylor's lack of quality opposition so far held back the Bears."They have not had a strong schedule outside...

Top 25: Michigan State rips rival Michigan

...Conference USA) over Florida Atlantic (3-5, 2-2). NO. 25 UCLA 40, COLORADO 37 (2 OT)In Boulder, Colo., quarterback Brett Hundley had an 8-yard touchdown run in double overtime to give UCLA (6-2, 3-2 Pac-12), which squandered a 17-point lead...


...Open.Ferrer will play Fernando Verdasco next. College SportsO'Bannon case bill is whopperThe bill has come in for former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon's successful court challenge of the NCAA -- and it's a whopper.Lawyers for O'Bannon want...

Calls of SEC bias on the rise across the nation

...Alabama on Saturday. The victory nudged the Crimson Tide up to No. 4."I know how to become a top-five team," former UCLA coach and Pac-12 analyst Rick Neuheisel said. "Just play Texas A&M." ACCORDING TO RESEARCH done by STATS, SEC teams...

Old pipe burst near UCLA floods Pauley Pavilion floor

...waterlogged.A nearly century-old water main burst Tuesday near UCLA and sent more than 20 million gallons of water down storm drains...Pavilion, less than two years after a $136 million renovation.UCLA Vice Chancellor Kelly Schmader said 8 to 10 inches of water covered...

Weekend of upset specials

...Thursday night and it's the first time that four of the top six teams in the AP poll have lost in the same weekend.No. 8 UCLA capped the upset weekend, falling 30-28 to Utah at the Rose Bowl. In all, 11 teams in the Top 25 lost, the first time that...

Several college football teams are off to surprising starts

...Arizona has a tough home test with Southern California on Saturday and has three more games with ranked teams: Nov. 1 at No. 18 UCLA, Nov. 22 at No. 24 Utah and Nov. 28 at home against No. 20 Arizona State.GEORGIA TECH RECORD: 5-0, 2-0 ACCHOW THEY...