UCLA men’s basketball welcomes Cal and Pac-12 play

UCLA men’s basketball welcomes Cal and Pac-12 play

Support our UCLA athletics coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. UCLA coach Mick Cronin’s pregame pep talk is layered differently these days. Here’s what it sounded like for Thursday night’s home opener against Seattle in the team’s pregame walk-through. “I shuffled (the team)…

CU Buffs men’s basketball postpones Pac-12 opener at Arizona due to COVID-19

CU Buffs men’s basketball postpones Pac-12 opener at Arizona due to COVID-19

The Colorado men’s basketball program will not play in the Pac-12 opener in Arizona on Wednesday due to a spread of the coronavirus among CU players, the school and conference announced Tuesday. The Buffs (2-0) faced the Wildcats (1-0) in Tempe, Arizona. However, CU does…

Pac-12 football: USC’s positive cases, and testing trouble, a lesson for other programs

Pac-12 football: USC’s positive cases, and testing trouble, a lesson for other programs

The Pac-12 season was a series of cautionary tales, but the final episode got us doing a triple shot here at Hotline headquarters. Last week, USC announced four positive COVID-19 cases, which was both surprising and expected. Expected, because Los Angeles goes through 5,000 new…

Pac-12 cancels Washington State-Stanford game

Pac-12 cancels Washington State-Stanford game

Washington State athletics director Pat Chun says the school has nine soccer players in COVID-19 protocols and four players had to be included in protocol Friday morning, leading to the cancellation of the Cougars’ match at Stanford. Chun said as of last weekend, the Cougars…