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Tough times for optimist Rick Neuheisel

UCLA has disappointed again, and no one is more disappointed than the coach

Updated: December 3, 2010, 1:20 PM ET
By Peter Yoon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The eternal optimist finally met his match.

UCLA Bruins coach Rick Neuheisel, a man who has preached relentless optimism the entire season even when there seemed to be little reason for it, had been done in by a loss to Arizona State that eliminated the Bruins (4-7) from postseason contention.

No amount of spin could cover up a season that had spun out of control. The scoreboard said the Bruins did not improve this season, and that reality finally had Neuheisel uttering ...

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