More Guerrero FAIL: UCLA Charging Students to Check Out “the Pauley Opening Madness”

By Nestor  @BruinNation on Oct 20, 2012 Once again to no one’s surprise Dan Guerrero’s incompetent athletic department makes a tone-deaf and bad business decision to charge students for attendance at new Pauley’s opening night festivities. This will surprise no one but nevertheless it is still ridiculous. The geniuses at Morgan Center will be charging UCLA students to check out “the Pauley Opening Madness” on November 2nd: Tickets to the event…

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Dan Guerrero’s Idea of Exciting UCLA Students For A Big Game: Lame Cardboards

By Menelaus on Oct 30, 2012 UCLA’s incompetent athletic director isn’t doing much to create buzz and excitement among UCLA student body to encourage turnout for Bruins’ biggest football game in years. UCLA is coming off its biggest road win in more than a decade. The Bruins at 6-2 (3-2 in conference) are ranked number 25 in the country. We are going to be playing in probably the most important…

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Bombshell: UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero Publicly Trashes Bruin Basketball Program

By Nestor @BruinNation on Aug 25, 2013 The worst athletic director in America – UCLA’s Dan Guerrero – makes more excuses for his incompetence by publicly trashing Bruin basketball program. I wish we were making this up but the most incompetent athletic director in the country just found way to embarrass himself in the media. Ryan Kartje, the UCLA beat reporter for the Orange County Register just tweeted out some choice…

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UCLA Athletics Attendance: FAIL at Marketing to Students When Others Take Action

By MexiBruin on Feb 24, 2014 Bumped – BN Eds Darren Rovell in his Feb. 17th piece “Will next generation of fans show up?” brings our attention to a startling development in college sports: the decline of attendance at games by students. What is particularly baffling, is that the attendance numbers are far below actual tickets sales, meaning that students are buying the tickets, then simply not going to the…

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UCL-ueless AD Extends Alford’s Contract

By JoeBruin15 on Oct 3, 2014 UCLA extends the contract of Steve Alford who is an enabler of a man who raped women the day after it announced a partnership with the “It’s On Us” campaign against sexual assault. Yesterday, UCLA Senior Associate Athletic Director Josh Rebholz proudly announced that UCLA Athletics will be partnering with the Pac-12 and Kevin Love to promote the “It’s On Us” campaign against sexual assault…

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UCLA Basketball: Dan Guerrero’s “Justification” for Alford Extension Simply Makes Zero Sense

By Achilles on Nov 6, 2014 Putting aside the fact that Steve Alford’s presence on the UCLA sidelines is an affront to the program — he did nothing to earn an extension based on his team’s performance. Ryan Kartje of the Orange County Register asked UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero why he awarded head basketball coach Steve Alford with a contract extension after just one season. Writes Kartje: The extension, Guerrero…

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Another Bungled Chianti Dan Coaching Search Results in Steve Alford to Westwood

By Bellerophon on Mar 30, 2013 Now that Chianti Dan, after bumbling through another head coaching search (chasing Brad Stevens and failing, just like he chased Chris Petersen and failed), has made it official by announcing New Mexico’s Steve Alford as UCLA’s new men’s head basketball coach, we take a look at Alford’s coaching career by the numbers to try to figure out what we’re in for in Westwood. Why…

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UCLA officially hires Steve Alford

By Ryan Rosenblatt on Mar 30, 2013, However we got here, Steve Alford is the new head coach at UCLA, the school confirmed. Alford comes to Westwood from New Mexico, where he built New Mexico into one of the power programs in a depleted West and won four Mountain West titles in the last five years. Alford has signed a seven-year contract that will pay him $2.6 million per season,according to…

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#SFatPauley (“Students First at Pauley”): UCLA Must Restore Court-side Seating for Students

By BruinsNation  on Apr 3, 2011 Bruins are officially blitzing UCLA Athletics Facebook page voicing their disappointment at the latest episode of Pauley renovation fiasco. We have been closely rearing the outpouring of overwhelming disappointment here on Bruins Nation while the AD has taken pathetic measures to shut out concerned Bruins. We are not going to let this issue die away, which UCLA is probably hoping for it in a…

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