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Lonzo Ball had a bad game at the worst time, and LaVar Ball had it coming

Lonzo better get used to this kind of scrutiny, fair or not, thanks to his dad<p><i>Download the CBS Sports App today and get instant tournament news and alerts, plus get the latest picks and upsets from SportsLine!</i><p>Lonzo Ball is a really good basketball player. I’m starting to have some doubts about just</i> …

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Video Of LaVar Ball Going Viral After UCLA's Loss Tonight

It was not a good night for the Ball family.<p>Back in November, LaVar Ball guaranteed on national TV that his son, Lonzo, was going to lead UCLA to a …

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Lonzo Ball says he's one and done at UCLA, headed to NBA

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Star UCLA freshman Lonzo Ball says he's one and done at UCLA and headed to the next level.<p>The guard said Friday night after his team lost to Kentucky in the Sweet 16 that he is moving on from the college game.<p>"That was my final game for UCLA. I appreciate all the fans and all …

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De'Aaron Fox gets the best of Lonzo Ball as Kentucky wins showdown with UCLA

MEMPHIS — De’Aaron Fox stood in a hallway, smiled, and said he wished he could play for Kentucky again in an hour. Lonzo Ball sat on a chair and …

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Lonzo Ball wasn't sharp, and Twitter users take aim

Freshman star Lonzo Ball scored only 10 points in UCLA's loss to Kentucky on Friday night, far short of the 39 scored by Wildcat counterpart De'Aaron Fox.<p>The disappointing performance gave Twitter users a chance to have some fun at the expense of the Bruins' young point guard:

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Lonzo Ball declares for NBA draft immediately after UCLA loss

Well, he certainly didn't waste any time.<p>Immediately after UCLA was eliminated from the NCAA tournament Friday night, superstar freshman Lonzo Ball …

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Twitter trolls LaVar Ball after Kentucky defeats UCLA in Sweet 16

LaVar Ball officially has to put his foot in his mouth<p>LaVar Ball has done a whole lot of talking since Lonzo Ball shot up draft boards. A likely …

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Twitter Let Lavar Ball Have It After UCLA Was Eliminated From the NCAA Tournament

The Internet has been waiting for this One Shining Moment all tournament long. UCLA was bounced from the NCAA Tournament by the Kentucky Wildcats on …

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Alford's staying, but UCLA will go forward without several stars following elimination by Kentucky

It ended as it has ended every spring for the last 22 years.<p>College basketball’s greatest dynasty pushed around, shoved down, run over, knocked out.<p>UCLA basketball put to sleep early, 11 national titles dusted over quickly, a world of promise ended suddenly in a faraway gym amid boos and jeers.<p>This …

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Watch: Lonzo Ball drops shiny dime for easy UCLA bucket

Lonzo Ball led the country in assists as a freshman this season, and showed why early in UCLA's Sweet 16 game against Kentucky on Friday.<p>With the …

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Coach Cal Mocks SEC Haters After Kentucky's Win Over UCLA

Kentucky head coach John Calipari showed his SEC pride on Friday night.<p>It’s fair to say that while the SEC is considered the best college football …

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UCLA's Lonzo Ball threads beautiful pass through five Kentucky defenders

Lonzo Ball has a unique package of size and creativity for a point guard. (AP)Lonzo Ball may have an awkward jumpshot (that works) – but his passing …

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ESPN's Score Prediction For Kentucky-UCLA

Here’s what ESPN’s BPI is predicting for Kentucky-UCLA.<p>The best game of the Sweet 16 will, hopefully, be tonight’s contest between No. 2 Kentucky and …

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Calipari silences SEC basketball critics, praises UK for win over UCLA

Kentucky Sports<p>Kentucky sophomore Isaiah Briscoe talks about the defensive strategy and the play of De'Aaron Fox in win over UCLA.<p>Kentucky guard …

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I am Absolutely 100 percent not going to Indiana. Staying at UCLA. I am happy. Love it here. Have a great class coming in, and brand-new practice facility. Obviously, I love my alma mater. Committed to UCLA. I am not going to talk to Indiana. I am staying a Bruin."

Steve Alford to ESPN: I am Absolutely 100 percent not going to Indiana. Staying at UCLA. I am happy. Love it here. Have a great class coming in, and …

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UCLA's Carpet Ride of a Season Ends

UCLA’s first enjoyable season in quite a long time came to an abrupt, unenjoyable end when the Bruins lost to Kentucky in the Sweet 16 Friday, …

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Big Inning Lifts UCLA over California

<b>LOS ANGELES</b> -<p>Nick Valaikacollected three RBIs including a two-run home run, whileKyle Cuellardrove in the go-ahead runs in the sixth inning as the …

California

Blood test detects cancer and pinpoints location...before symptoms appear

A blood test which not only detects cancer but identifies where it is in the body, has been developed by scientists.<p>The breakthrough could allow doctors to diagnose specific cancers much earlier, even before signs such as a lump, begin to show.<p>It is simple enough to be included in routine annual …

Cancer

California's bad boycott law makes UCLA's Bruins jump through needless hoops

Under a law passed last year, California prohibits state-funded travel to states that discriminate against the LGBT community. There are currently four states on the boycott list — and now South Dakota may be added. That’s because the Mount Rushmore State recently passed a law that allows …

California

This UCLA shot defied physics by getting stuck on the rim

This is just dumb.<p>Oh, T.J. Leaf.<p>What are you doing, buddy?<p>This isn’t what we wanna see during Kentucky vs. UCLA. We want flash, pizazz, and some other words that humans shouldn’t actually use in sentences to describe basketball.<p>Figure it out, son. We still got plenty of basketball left. And don’t …

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Just How Bad Is UCLA’s Defense?

To understand the potential consequences of UCLA’s defensive deficiency, we must first hit the books and go to law school. The Bruins boast one of …

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Butler Crashing Blue Blood-Filled South Regional

North Carolina, Kentucky, UCLA … and Butler. The Bulldogs might not have the rich history the other three programs boast, but they’re going to be …

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UCLA has Kentucky right where they want them

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you walk by the Garden, say hi to a scalper. They’re in for a rough night.<p><b>UCLA (PK) over Kentucky:</b> The Bruins may fall before …

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Study: Death rates stay up for U.S. working-class whites

<b>By Joel Achenbach, Dan Keating,</b> <i>The Washington Post</i><br>Sickness and early death in the white working class could be rooted in poor job prospects for …

Denver

Honoree Demi Lovato gets an award, host Lisa Kudrow serves up the laughs at the Open Mind Gala in Beverly Hills

Who better than actress Lisa Kudrow could there be to host the Open Mind Gala? From her perch on the podium at the Beverly Hilton, she jokingly reminded the audience of her “impressive contributions to the field of mental health,” having co-created and starred in Showtime’s “Web Therapy.”<p>Sponsored …

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Why you shouldn't feel bad rooting for Baylor, UCLA's Lonzo Ball this weekend

This Story is About...<p>Cheering for UCLA's Lonzo Ball in Memphis or Baylor in Madison Square Garden should not come with a price. But it sure feels …

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Spring camp preview: Alabama, USC and UCLA

Sports Illustrated's Colin Becht and Pete Mundo discuss what Alabama's front seven might look like after a major overhaul. The guys then debate who they would rather have: Sam Darnold or Josh Rosen? Time_Sports

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Earl Watson focused on Suns, not UCLA job

Earl Watson says he is focused on improving the Phoenix Suns amid rumors connecting him to the UCLA basketball job.<p>UCLA is currently led by Steve …

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Ball brothers already have brand recognition

When Lonzo Ball warmed up for basketball practice at Pauley Pavilion earlier this week, the UCLA freshman wore red and black ankle socks emblazoned with “BBB.’’<p>That’s short for Big Baller Brand, the Chino Hills family’s apparel company that hawks $60 T-shirts and $100 hats through a website. Each …

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2017 NCAA Tournament: How to watch Kentucky vs. UCLA Sweet 16, game time, TV info, live stream

Kentucky and UCLA face off Friday night for a chance to advance to the Elite Eight<p><i>Download the CBS Sports App today and get instant tournament news and alerts, plus get the latest picks and upsets from SportsLine!</i><p>Kentucky and UCLA matched up in the regular season and gave us one of the most …

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