This is the third time since 2010 UCLA has earned a national seed. UCLA, which lost two of three at Oregon this past weekend, starts the tournament in Los Angeles against Cal State Bakersfield. Maryland and Mississippi also are in the Bruins' regional.
The Runners baseball team won the WAC, earning their first trip to the NCAA tournament.
Taft, Garces and Chavez won valley championships this week.
Kern County was well represented by champions Ben Hibbert of Frontier, Darius Smith of Ridgeview, and Alyssa Klinger of Shafter.
Juan Pablo Montoya insisted he had the best car in the Team Penske stable - even to his three teammates, who all believed they were legitimate contenders to win the Indianapolis 500.
Mired in a seven-game losing streak, Miami Marlins players further disappointed their fans by failing to show as advertised for a charity event.
Whether he's stirring the pot after a big shot or flailing his arms to draw contact en route to the basket James Harden evokes strong reactions from fans and players alike.
Goodell will not withdraw from what the commissioner considers his responsibility of hearing the appeal, according to several people with knowledge of the decision. Those people spoke on condition of anonymity because no official announcement has been made.
Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football league.
Serious injuries are occupational hazards for bull riders, but doctors, riders and researchers say the most pervasive injuries are concussions.
McCutchen grossed $820,659.88 during the pay period, though he took home "only" $427,098.49 after taxes and put $1,500 toward his 401k plan.
Reggie Bush wants to return punts again, and he brought up the idea to the San Francisco 49ers when he joined the team as a free agent this spring.
The Dodgers said Thursday they disciplined the 25-year-old Cuban "for repeated failures to comply with his contract."