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College / Jan 9, 2015 / 11:45 am

Video: Bill Walton Enjoys UCLA Dancers, Quotes Neil Young Lyrics & More

Dave Pasch, Bill Walton

There aren’t many commentators quite as loquacious as former UCLA Bruin and championship-winning Portland Trail Blazer, Bill Walton. The Hall of Fame NBA center — who overcame a stutter to become a broadcaster when his playing career was done — called Thursday night’s Stanford-UCLA game and had a string of incredible pronouncements including quoting Neil Young in the pre-game, forgetting his broadcasting partner’s name and proclaiming Shane Battier a future President of the United States. Read More »

College / Aug 15, 2012 / 3:30 pm

Report: The NCAA Isn’t Done Looking Into Shabazz Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad

Back in February the NCAA lit up its flares like a disabled motorist and warned anyone close to steer clear from what was behind it. It was Shabazz Muhammad, the overwhelming top senior in the country last year who would go on to choose UCLA as his destination. The relationships of the men who paid for his college unofficial visits and his traveling team were both in question. The former star from Las Vegas’ Bishop Gorman High hasn’t left those inquiries in the desert to the NCAA’s liking, it appears. Read More »