Monday, December 12, 2011

NO HEADLINE tells it all!

The (UC)LA Times Sunday, 12/11/2011 "THE DAY IN SPORTS" section featured the HEADLINE, "UCLA advances to final four."

The (UC)LA Times Monday, 12/12/2011 "THE DAY IN SPORTS" section has NO HEADLINE for the USC Women's Volleyball Team. The Women of Troy beat the Pepperdine Women 3-2 in Hawaii to advance to the Final Four.

Where is the HEADLINE for USC?

When will the (UC)LA Times BIAS for UCLA over USC ever end?

Sunday, December 11, 2011

The HEADLINE tells it all, AGAIN!

Sunday's 12/11/2011 (UC)LA Times gave the UCLA Lady Bruin's Volleyball team another headline. In the ETC. section, the headline read, "UCLA advances to final four." There was a mention that "The Trojans advanced late Friday night with a 3-2 victory against Hawaii 19-25, 29-27, 19-25, 25-23, 15-12."

The USC victory over Hawaii on Friday, 12/10/2011, deserved better coverage. The victory was thrilling to the last set. Alex Jupiter, the 2011 Pac-12 Conference Player of the Year, registered 33 kils and 26 digs in the victory! Her name was never mentioned in the blurb. Her picture, unlike UCLA's Rachel Kidder's on Saturday, 12/10/2011, was not printed.

Perhaps, the (UC)LA Times can redeem itself from its UCLA BIAS, and write a decent article that USC defeated Pepperdine on Saturday 12/11/2011 to advance to the Final Four.

Could there even be a USC HEADLINE?

Saturday, December 10, 2011

The HEADLINE tells it all!

Why does a third round NCAA Women's Volleyball victory by the Lady Bruins over Penn State deserve a 5/8th inch full page HEADLINE in today's 12/10/11 (UC)LA Times sports page?

Monday's 12/5/11 (UC)LA Times sports page gave NO HEADLINE to the USC Men's Water Polo Team when they defeated UCLA to win their history making 4th consecutive NCAA Water Polo title!

WHY? Because the (UC)LA Times is always BIASED for UCLA over USC!

The HEADLINE tells it all!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Two HEARTFELT Articles

(UC)LA Times reporter Gary Klein's HEARTFELT article about USC's Nickell Robey and his bond with his deceased mother was published on Saturday, 11/12/2011 on the front page of the sports section. NO PICTURE anywhere!

(UC)LA Times reporter Chris Foster's HEARTFELT article about UCLA's Taylor Embree and his dad Jon Embree was published on Wednesday, 11/16/2011 on the front page of the sports section. Two color front page pictures and another 4x4 picture on C4.

When will the (UC)LA Times bias for UCLA over USC ever end?

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Why is Gary Klein Being Punished?

Saturday's, 11/12/11 front page sports section featured an excellent, poignant article about USC"s Nickell Robey that was written by Gary Klein. Where is an accompaning picture of Nickell Robey? No where to be seen! Instead, there is a color picture of UCLA quarterback Kevin Prince on page C9.

Why is USC Beat Reporter Gary Klein being punished?

Sunday's 11/13/11 front page sports section featured a color picture of a losing UCLA football team and article. Gary Klein's article about USC's victory over Washington is nowhere on the front page.

Why is USC Beat Reporter Gary Klein being punished?

His employer would rather feature a Bruin LOSS instead of a Trojan WIN!

When will the (UC)LA Times BIAS for UCLA over USC ever end?

Sunday, September 4, 2011

To Whom the Boos Tolled?

I attended the USC football victory over Minnesota yesterday. I did not hear the "thousands of boos" protesting the "two-point madness" that (UC)LA Times sports reporter Bill Plaschke heard. As he wrote in his article this morning, Sunday 9/4/2011, that the Trojans showed the "arrogance that knocked this program to its knees" by attempting two two-point conversions that failed, I disagree! The players did indeed FIGHT ON for their victory!

Perhaps, Mr. Plaschke's statement "As I walked down through the stands to the sidelines at the start of that last push, even ushers were shouting to me about it" (the two two-point conversion failures), misinterpreted "To Whom the Boos Tolled"!

The Trojan fans were booing you, Bill Plaschke, for your blatant love of UCLA and for your arrogance, your sarcasm, your mean-spirited opinions, and your bully attitude toward USC!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The Color Proves It All!

The front page of the (UC)LA Times sports page on Monday, August 29, 2011 featured a color picture of two Bruins and an article entitled "Vanilla Shakeout" by Chris Foster.

The front page of the (UC)LA Times sports page on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 featured a color picture of one Trojan and an article entitled "Primal Scheme" by Gary Klein.

That's where the equality in coverage ends!

There is NO "USC FYI" article on Monday.

The Bruin's Monday page C3 was all in COLOR.

On Tuesday's front page, the Bruins got a COLOR "Season Opener" reminder.

The Trojan's Tuesday page C3 was all in BLACK and WHITE.

There is an "UCLA FYI" article on Tuesday.

When will the (UC)LA Times BIAS for UCLA Football over USC Football ever end?

Monday, July 25, 2011

Sanctions for UCLA?

After reading (UC)LA Times reporter Ben Bolch's front page article this morning entitled "A DELIBERATE PROCESS", I wonder if the NCAA will sanction UCLA? Mr. Bolch's article was definitely biased for UCLA over any other university that is recruiting Shabazz Muhammad, the top basketball player in the class of 2012.

Is it legal for UCLA to have the (UC)LA Times recruit for them?

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Check with him later

(UC)LA Times reporter Ben Bolch's front page article in this morning's Tuesday, 7/5/11 sports page featured an 8"x6" color picture of UCLA golfer Patrick Cantlay.

Mr. Bolch should take his own advice, that he wrote as a title for his article.

That is, Mr. Bolch should "Check with him (Patrick Cantlay) later", after the Bruin sophomore finally wins a tournament.

Why does an amateur merit a front page color picture and article?

He's a Bruin, not a Trojan!

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Don't Count Your Bruins Before They

even WIN! This morning's Saturday, June 25th edition featured UCLA "star" golfer Patrick Cantlay's course record at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut on C3 with a long article and a picture. A fine accomplishment, but he has not even won the tournament yet!

When USC's Men's Tennis Team WON a THREE-PEAT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP in May 2011, the Trojans received a smaller article, with the names of only two of the six team members mentioned and with NO picture.

Why does a CONTENDER get more coverage than a three-peat CHAMPION?

When you're a Bruin and not a Trojan!

Saturday, April 30, 2011

What's the Difference Between #9 and #39?

The (UC)LA Times publishes a bigger 5x6 1/2 inch picture of SECOND round #39 NFL pick, UCLA's Akeem Ayers in its Saturday, 4/30/2011 sports page than its 3x3 inch picture the day before of FIRST round #9 NFL pick, USC's Tyron Smith.

Why does #39 gets a bigger picture than #9?

What is the difference between #9 and #39?

The Bruin is touted more than the Trojan!

When will the (UC)LA Times bias for UCLA over USC ever end?

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Quidditch Too!

Not only is the (UC)LA Times biased for UCLA over USC in its sports section, but now, their blatant bias has expanded to the Sunday "California" section!

Today's April 10, 2011 article by Rick Rojas entitled "Quidditch still sweeping U.S. college scene" features a front page color picture of a UCLA student playing quidditch, and then another picture of Bruin teammates on the second page of the article.

Hidden in the article was the fact that USC also had a quidditch team, but there were no pictures of any Trojans.

Not even quidditch or Harry Potter can make the (UC)LA Times stop its bias!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Truly a UCLA Times!

Today's Tuesday 3/29/2011 UCLA Times Sports Page was unBEARable to read. UCLA players were featured on every other page.

Bruin Tyler Honeycutt hires an agent and declares for the NBA Draft. He gets a 6x8 color picture and an article on the front page.

When USC's Nick Vucevic hired an agent and declared for the NBA Draft last Friday 3/25/11, he got a small black and white file photo on a back page the next day and a small article. BIAS!

Another article about Bruin Chase Utley's injury appears on page C3. BIAS!

Page C5's headline reads, "Ayers needs to make speedy recovery". Reporter Sam Farmer's article contained 11 paragraphs about UCLA football players and 6 paragraphs about USC football players. BIAS!

Same C5 page has Chris Foster's half-page article about UCLA's Spring Football. BIAS!

Page C6 has the Ben Bloch Bruin article, "Lee will announce decision today". BIAS!

Finally, on page C10 in "THE DAY IN SPORTS", the UCLA Times reported that USC Nikola Vucevic was selected as an honorable mention on the Associated Press All-American Team. What an Honor! No Bruins were selected. Why wasn't Nikola's All-American selection reported on the front page? BIAS!

The (UC)LA Times is unBEARably biased for UCLA over USC!

The USC Women of Troy are Still Playing!!!

The USC Women of Troy Basketball Team (23-12) has won its way into the WNIT Final Four!

Where are any (UC)LA Times interviews, pictures or articles written by real-life reporters, not just facts gleaned from a box score, about USC's 87-70 victory over Colorado yesterday?

USC set a team record (77%) for three-point percentage in the victory yesterday!

Trojan Ashley Corral made seven of eight three-point shots on her way to scoring a career-high 32 points! Where is a picture of Ashley?

The (UC)LA Times featured UCLA's one win and one loss in the second round of the NCAA women's tournament with stories written by reporter-on-location, Gary Klein and pictures. We even got to read about Bruin Coach Nikki Caldwell's constant whining about seeding and location. The Bruins were eliminated by 11th seed Gonzaga!

Will the UCLA BIAS over USC ever end?

Meanwhile, the Trojans will play on to VICTORY this Wednesday, 3/30/11 night!

Monday, March 28, 2011

Will the (UC)LA Times Learn From Its Mistakes?

What a difference between the (UC)LA Times opinion of VCU today, Monday, 3/28/11 and two weeks ago when VCU beat USC in the NCAA play-in game.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 Viewpoint Letters were vicious. Words such as "crummy Virginia Commonwealth, USC can now hang a "First Four" banner in the Galen Center, and USC's football team could have scored more than 22 points against VCU in the first half." VICIOUS!

Surprisingly, the (UC)LA Times printed Wayne Muramatsu's letter which rightly criticized all the vicious letters that were printed the previous week about VCU and USC.

Now, the (UC)LA Times had to eat crow and publish Chris Dufresne's complimentary article and two pictures about VCU winning its way to the Final Four.

The vicious Viewpoint Letters should never have been published!

The BIAS against USC and VCU ended with embarrassment!

Will the (UC)LA Times ever learn from its mistakes? Will it ever learn a lesson?

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Only Too Late for USC!

The Stanford Women beat North Carolina last night 72-65. That NCAA Women's game ended after 9:30 p.m. The (UC)LA Times published an article about the win in today's edition.

When the USC Men's Basketball Team beat Washington at Seattle 62-60 on Saturday March 5, 2011, the biased (UC)LA Times published no article, not even the score in their Sunday, March 6th edition.

Their excuse: The USC victory ended after 9:30 p.m.

Why is the 9:30 p.m. rule applied only to USC Men's Basketball?

The (UC)LA Times BIAS for anybody, men or women, over USC lives on forever!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Not DONE Yet!!

The USC Women of Troy Basketball Team just defeated BYU 62-50 to advance to the WNIT semi-finals. The Trojans are Not DONE Yet at 22-12!

Will the (UC)LA Times print an article about the victory in tomorrow's paper? Will there be a picture? Or, will there be another article about their beloved, but DONE, Bruin Basketball?

Will the UCLA bias over USC finally be DONE?

What's DONE is DONE!!!

In this morning's Wednesday, 3/23/11 (UC)LA Times sports page, Ben Bolch and Gary Klein each wrote an article about UCLA's men's and women's basketball teams, respectively. Both UCLA teams are DONE with their seasons! DONE and both eliminated in the second round from the NCAA tournaments. What's DONE is DONE!

The USC Women's Basketball Team (21-12) is still competing in the third round of the WNIT Tournament tonight at BYU. The Women of Troy are NOT DONE!

So, why was there no mention of USC's 6:00 p.m. game tonight? So, why was there no article?

The (UC)LA Times is biased for UCLA over USC!!!!

When will this everlasting BIAS be DONE?

Friday, March 11, 2011

No Deadline Time for Washington and Washington State!

Last Sunday, March 6, 2011, the BIASED (UC)LA Times refused to report that the USC Men's Basketball Team defeated the Washington Huskies 62-60 in Seattle. Their excuse was that "The USC-Washington Saturday night did not end until after this edition's deadline." The USC victory ended at 9:30 p.m.

Blatantly, the same (UC)LA Times just reported the Pac-10 Men's Basketball Tournament score of the Washington vs. Washington State game that ended at 10:30 p.m. last night. Reporters Ben Bolch (UCLA beat writer) and Baxter Holmes (USC beat writer) even published an article about the Washington 89-87 victory. Why was the Friday's edition's deadline extended for the Huskies and not for the Trojans last Sunday?

USC got NO article and No score reported on Sunday 3/6/11.

The (UC)LA Times is not only biased for UCLA over USC, but also Washington and Washington State over USC. Whose hometown is this anyway?

Will the BIAS ever end?

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Oh Where? Oh Where?

Has the USC Men's Basketball Team Gone?

NOWHERE! In the (UC)LA Times!

The Trojans upset the Washington Huskies last night in Seattle by the score of 62 to 60. The (UC)LA Times published NO article, NO picture and NO score of the USC victory in today's Sunday, 3/6/11 edition. Their excuse....the game "did not end until after this editions's deadline."

The Daily News published an article and a picture today of USC's Nikola Vucevic in reporter Tim Booth's article entitled "Trojans triumph against Huskies".

What about the UCLA football losses that ended after 9:30 p.m. last fall? The biased (UC)LA Times always features a front page picture and article of the Bruins, win or lose.

A UCLA football LOSS past the (UC)LA Times deadline time is published while a USC basketball WIN is NOT!

Oh, When? Oh, When? Will the Bruin BIAS over USC ever end?

Tuesday, March 1, 2011


In this morning's (UC)LA Times ETC. section, USC's Steve Johnson was listed as earning a qualifying draw wild card in the upcoming BNP Paribas Open. Kudos to the Staff for mentioning that Steve is a Trojan!

Then, at the end of the same paragraph, the "same" (UC)LA Times mentioned that Maria Sanchez also earned a qualifying draw wild card in the same BNP Paribas Open. However, the Staff writers neglected to write that Maria is the #1 Women's Collegiate Player in the nation, and that she is a Trojan!

Is this bias or sexism, or both?

Thursday, February 3, 2011

No Trojan Complained!

I can't believe that (UC)LA Times reporter Ben Bolch actually wrote that Bruin Freshman Joshua Smith was "wildly flapping his arms and then high-fiving teammates Reeves Nelson and Tyler Honeycutt in the final 30 seconds" of the UCLA men's basketball victory over rival USC. Mr. Bolch actually added fuel to the fire.

Didn't "cry-baby" Smith just complain on January 9th that USC players were high-fiving one another before the game ended, celebrating their victory over the Bruins.

What is the difference? NO Trojan complained about the Bruins celebrating early! The Trojans have more class!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

2011 is NO DIFFERENT than 2010!

The (UC)LA Times sports page is no different in 2011 than in 2010.

UCLA Men's Basketball Team lost to Washington 74-63 yesterday. The Bruins get a front page article and a 5x7 picture on page C5 in today's paper.

USC Men's Basketball Team beat Washington State 60-56 yesterday. The Trojans get NO front page article and NO picture on page C5 in today's paper.

Why is LOSING more newsworthy than WINNING in the (UC)LA Times?

They are BIASED for UCLA over USC!

2011 is NO DIFFERENT than 2010!