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Justin Wilcox introduced at Cal
Wilcox embracing challenge, will change the way Cal looks on field
The Cal Bears are about to undergo a major overhaul as they transition to new head coach Justin Wilcox, who is inheriting a struggling program.
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EWU head coach leaving to become Cal’s new offensive coordinator
Just two days into his tenure as Cal's head football coach, Justin Wilcox has picked his offensive coordinator for the Bears...
Davis Webb and Jake Spavital
With Dykes out, ex-Cal OC returns to West Virginia
After serving as Cal's offensive coordinator during the 2016 season, Jake Spavital is headed back to West Virginia, where he coached in 2011 and 2012.
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No. 21 Saint Mary's routed by undefeated Gonzaga
Saint Mary's saw their nine-game winning streak come to an end Saturday night as archrival Gonzaga routed them 79-56 in Spokane.
Humphrey dunks against Washington
Humphrey scores 18 as Stanford holds off Fultz, Washington
Michael Humphrey scored eight late points to help Stanford hold on to beat Markelle Fultz and Washington Saturday evening.
Rabb against Washington State
Rabb, Bird help push Cal past Washington State
Ivan Rabb scored a team-high 14 and Jabari Bird hit a late 3-pointer to help Cal push past Washington State on Saturday.
Geno Auriemma after 91st straight win
UConn crushes SMU for 91st straight win, breaks own NCAA record
Top-ranked UConn broke its own NCAA record with its 91st consecutive victory, scoring the first 21 points and romping past SMU 88-48 on Saturday.
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Cal names Wisconsin DC Wilcox as next head coach
The Cal Bears have their next head football coach. After years under an offensive mind, the school is looking to a defensive coordinator...
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Rabb, Bird lead Cal past Washington 69-59
Big nights by Cal's big stars was more than enough to lead the Golden Bears past the Huskies...
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College Football Roundup: Watson shines in a classic; Stanford trending up, Cal down
The 2016 college football season ended with another classic and local teams head into 2017 going in opposite directions...
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Revenge: Clemson comes back to beat Alabama in national championship
In a college football classic, Deshaun Watson and the Clemson Tigers put an end to Alabama's unbeaten season in the national championship.
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After leading Cal over USC, Rabb named Pac-12 Player of the Week
For the first time in his college career, sophomore Ivan Rabb has been honored as the Pac-12 Player of the Week after his heroics vs. USC...
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Saint Mary's drops two spots in latest AP Top 25 poll
Despite an undefeated week, the Saint Mary's Gaels fell from No. 19 to No. 21 in the latest AP Top 25 poll...
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Rabb's last-second heroics give Cal thrilling win over No. 25 USC
Ivan Rabb hit the go-ahead free throws and then blocked USC's last-second shot to give Cal a big 74-73 win on Sunday night.
Lonzo Ball against Stanford
Ball too much to handle as Stanford falls to UCLA
Star freshman Lonzo Ball finished with 21 as No. 4 UCLA led all the way and beat Stanford 89-75 on Sunday in LA.
Cal announces dismissal of head coach Sonny Dykes
Cal's football program shook things up Sunday, dismissing head coach Sonny Dykes after four seasons, the school announced. 
Bears battle back but fall to fourth-ranked Bruins
California battled back from a 24-point deficit Thursday, but in the end it wasn't enough, as they fell to the No. 4 ranked Bruins in Los Angeles. 
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College football roundup: Young stars electrify all-time classic Rose Bowl
This season's Rose Bowl saw two national powerhouses back on the map, and it was all thanks to two young studs leading the way...
USC celebrates Rose Bowl win
USC overcomes 14-deficit, stuns Penn State in epic Rose Bowl
USC scored 17 unanswered points late in the fourth quarter and beat Penn State on a 46-yard field goal as time expired in a memorable Rose Bowl.
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Kiffin leaving Alabama one week before national championship game
Just one week from the national championship game, Lane Kiffin is out as Alabama's OC and moving on to Florida Atlantic...
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Saint Mary's holds strong to No. 19 in latest AP Top 25 rankings
For the third straight week, the Saint Mary's Gaels came in at No. 19 in the latest AP Top 25 rankings...
Rawle Adkins drives against Stanford
Cold-shooting Stanford routed by No. 18 Arizona
Stanford shot just 34 percent Sunday evening as Arizona blew the Cardinal out by 39 in Palo Alto.
Rabb driving against Arizona State
Rabb, Mullins combine for 40 in Cal's win over Arizona State
Ivan Rabb and Grant Mullins each scored 20 points to lead Cal past Arizona State in Berkeley on Sunday night.
Landale dunks against San Diego
Landale, Krebs lift Saint Mary's past San Diego in final game of 2016
Jock Landale scored 14 points and Tanner Krebs [1] added 12 to help No.
DeShaun Watson scores against Ohio State
Clemson shuts out Ohio State, sets up rematch with Alabama
DeShaun Watson and the Clemson Tigers are headed for a rematch with Alabama after they shut out Ohio State 31-0 on Saturday.
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Alabama scores 24 unanswered, heads to title game after beating UW
Alabama is headed back to the national title game after they beat Washington 24-7 Saturday in the first College Football Playoff semifinal.
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Former Cal Bears punter signs long-term extension with Buccaneers
It was a very happy New Year's Eve for former Cal Bears punter Bryan Anger as he cashed in with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
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No. 18 Arizona rallies from 13 down to beat California 67-62
Kobi Simmons led the charge for Arizona as the Wildcats picked up a big Pac-12 win over the Golden Bears...
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Graham's 30 points leads Arizona State past Stanford 98-93
A career night by ASU's Torian Graham proved too much for the Stanford men's basketball team to overcome...
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Derek, David Carr lobby for Bakersfield WR prospect to attend Fresno State
As Derek Carr looks to get back with the Raiders as soon as possible, he's finding ways to help the Fresno State Bulldogs on Twitter.
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Without McCaffrey, Stanford wins Sun Bowl by stopping two-point conversion
As star running back Christian McCaffrey opted to sit out the Sun Bowl, Stanford found a way to hold off UNC Friday in El Paso, Texas...
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Utah beats Indiana in Foster Farms Bowl at Levi's Stadium
Joe Williams put Utah on his back and led the Utes to a win over Indiana in Santa Clara...
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College football roundup: Time for the real bowl games to start
The bowl season is already under way, but now as the year comes to an end we are finally about to see the games that really matter.
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Saint Mary's stands pat in latest AP Top 25 rankings
The college basketball season is already off to a wild start and the Saint Mary's Gaels are doing what they can to rise up in the rankings.
Pickens hits career-best seven threes as Stanford tops Idaho
Dorian Pickens finished with a team-high 25 points Thursday night, as Stanford put Idaho away at Maples Pavillion. 
Duke suspends Grayson Allen indefinitely after another tripping
In a brief statement Mike Krzyzewski said the program "needed to take further steps regarding his actions that do not meet the standards of Duke basketball."
No. 12 Virginia ends Cal’s 27-game home win streak
Isaiah Wilkins scored a tiebreaking three-point play with 1:02 remaining and Mamadi Diakite added a key basket in the final minute as No. 12 Virginia held off Cal.
The Rattocast
The Rattocast: Wilner on McCaffrey's decision to skip Stanford's bowl game
What are the ramifications of Christian McCaffrey's call to skip Stanford's bowl game to prepare for the NFL Draft?
McCaffrey skipping game not an indictment of the bowl system
I think McCaffrey’s decision was unfortunate. That’s easy for me to say, given that I’m not eyeing a lucrative pro career...
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Hermanson's big first half lifts Gaels over Islanders
On a night where the No. 19 ranked Gaels couldn't find their stroke, Calvin Hermanson came to the rescue for a 21-point win.
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Judge cleared of misconduct for sentence in Stanford rape case
A California judge was cleared of misconduct Monday for sentencing a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.
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Could McCaffrey, LSU star Fournette start new trend skipping bowl games?
Two of college football's biggest stars ended their careers early by skipping their school's bowl game. Will others follow?
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Saint Mary’s moves up one spot in latest AP Top 25 poll
The Saint Mary's Gaels continue their successful run in college basketball as they are looking to climb the ladder in the AP Top 25 poll. 
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College football roundup: In midst of WakeyLeaks, Louisville shows true colors
What Tommy Elrod did at Wake Forest was flat out wrong. But in the middle of the scandal, Louisville also showed all that matters is winning.
Christian McCaffrey to skip Stanford's bowl game to prepare for draft
The star running back announced on Twitter on Monday he will not play in the Sun Bowl for No. 16 Stanford on Dec. 30
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Cal wins school record 27th straight home game behind Bird's career high
Senior Jabari Bird saved his best game as a Golden Bear for a new Cal record as the team won their 27th home game in a row Saturday.
Stanford beats Cal State East Bay behind Travis
Reid Travis powered his way to 24 points and 13 rebounds Friday for his fifth double-double of the season as Stanford rolled Cal State East Bay.
Balanced Saint Mary's leads all the way to beat WKU
Jock Landale had a double double and No. 20 Saint Mary's jumped to a quick lead it never relinquished to beat Western Kentucky on Wednesday night.
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Harbaugh to Michigan players: NFL rumors are 'lies made up by our enemies'
After the Rams fired Jeff Fisher as their head coach, Jim Harbaugh's name quickly came up. But, he quickly squashed rumors to his Michigan players.
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Former Stanford TE Reuland, who signed with 49ers in 2011, dies at 29
In tragic news, former Stanford tight end Konrad Reuland was announced dead Monday night due to a brain aneurysm.
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Stanford star running back McCaffrey named second-team AP All-America
One year after being named first-team All-America, Stanford's do-it-all running back is on the second team as he bounced back from injuries.
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Saint Mary’s Gaels fall eight spots in latest AP Top 25 rankings
It only took one loss, but that was enough for the Saint Mary's Gaels to go from No. 12 to No. 20 in the latest AP Top 25 rankings.
College football roundup: Bowl game viewing guide
To help fans navigate the postseason and plan their holiday schedule, we hereby present...
Jock Landale shooting against UC Irvine
No. 12 Saint Mary's bounces back, crushes UC Irvine by 31
Jock Landale was one of four Gaels to score in double-figures as Saint Mary's routed UC Irvine in Moraga on Sunday night.
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Cal makes it 26 straight at home with win over UC Davis
The Cal men's basketball team has matched a school record for longest home streak after making easy work of UC Davis...
Lamar Jackson strikes Heisman pose
Lamar Jackson of Louisville wins 2016 Heisman trophy
After a breakout season his sophomore year, quarterback Lamar Jackson has won the Heisman trophy...
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Stanford tops North Carolina on PKs, advances to NCAA final
The Stanford mens soccer team will get a chance at a second NCAA title in as many years after beating North Carolina in penalty kicks...
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Seton Hall slips past Cal basketball at Pearl Harbor Invitational
Jabari Bird's efforts weren't enough for the Cal Bears to overcome Seton Hall in Honolulu...
Willie Taggart at South Florida
Oregon hires former Harbaugh assistant as new head coach
Willie Taggart, who served as running backs coach at Stanford under Jim Harbaugh, has been named the new head coach at Oregon.
Stanford star RB Christian McCaffrey will enter NFL Draft
McCaffrey announced his decision on Wednesday, saying he has done everything he could in college and now wants to pursue his dream...
Charlie Moore driving to the basket
Moore's team-high 15 leads Cal past Princeton in Hawaii
Charlie Moore scored a team-high 15 points as Cal beat Princeton 62-51 in the Pearl Harbor Invitational on Tuesday in Hawaii.
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Former Heisman winner Rashaan Salaam dies at 42 years old
Former Heisman trophy winner and star running back for the University of Colorado Rashaan Salaam was found dead at 42 years old.
2016 Heisman finalists
Jackson, Watson headline five 2016 Heisman finalists
Lamar Jackson and DeShaun Watson are two of the five Heisman finalists that will head to New York for the award presentation.
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College football roundup: The case for an eight-team playoff
The College Football Playoff is far better than the BCS. But imagine an eight-team playoff with Michigan vs Ohio State 2.0. 
2016 College Football Playoff finalists
Washington gets final CFP spot, will face Alabama in semifinal
Pac-12 champions Washington edged out Penn State for the fourth and final College Football Playoff spot and will face Alabama.
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Rabb leads Cal with career-high 26 points in dominant win
Local product Ivan Rabb continued his sensational sophomore season for Cal with a career-high in points, dropping 18 in the second half.
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Despite 29 points from Travis, Stanford downed by Kansas
Stanford received a monster game from Reid Travis Saturday in Kansas, but in the end, the Jayhawks were just too much for the Cardinal. 
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Washington waxes Colorado in Pac-12 championship game
The No. 4 Washington Huskies dominated the No. 9 Colorado Buffaloes Friday night in Santa Clara to take home the Pac-12 crown...
If he takes Baylor job, Dykes will be graded harshly, his reputation at risk
Sonny Dykes will be pestered about a past that isn’t his, and “I’m sorry, I’m only here to talk about the future” answers won’t do...
No. 12 Saint Mary's rides Hermanson's hot hand past Stanford
Calvin Hermanson scored a career- and game-high 25 points on the Cardinal on Wednesday night, lifting his Gaels past Stanford. 
Rabb has career night to lift Cal past Louisiana Tech
Ivan Rabb went off for a career high in points Wednesday, as Cal got a win over Louisiana Tech. 
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Report: Baylor focusing head coaching search on Cal's Sonny Dykes
Baylor, located roughly four hours from Sonny Dykes' hometown of Big Spring, Texas, is reportedly eyeing the Cal coach for their vacancy.
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1-on-1 with Ivan Rabb: Target on his back, sophomore goals
Henry Wofford sits down with Cal's sophomore star Ivan Rabb three games into the big draft prospect's season.
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Chip Kelly's name certain to surface in connection with Oregon job
With Oregon firing Mark Helfrich and Chip Kelly owning a 1-10 record with the 49ers, is a Ducks reunion on the way?
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Oregon fires head football coach Mark Helfrich
After the Oregon Ducks finished 4-8 this year -- the school's first losing season since 2004 -- Mark Helfrich's four-year tenure has ended.
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Stanford jumps to No. 18 in CFP rankings; Michigan out of Top 4
The 9-3 Stanford Cardinal are rose up in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, but a Michigan loss saw them drop one big spot.
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After four seasons, San Jose State fires head football coach
The last four seasons, San Jose State football never saw a winning season. On Sunday, they turned over a leaf...
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Saint Mary’s rises up the ranks to No. 12 in latest AP Top 25
With the usual names of Kentucky and such at the top of the AP Top 25, the Saint Mary's Gaels continue to climb the ladder...
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Harbaugh reprimanded by Big Ten, Michigan fined $10,000
For his critical comments of officials following Michigan's loss to Ohio State, Jim Harbaugh was reprimaned by the Big Ten and the school was fined.
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College football roundup: Cal defense shows up; crunch time arrives
It’s crunch time in college football. Conference championships, playoff seeds, and bowl bids are all on the line in the home stretch...
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Rabb records third straight double-double in Cal's win vs SE Louisiana
Ivan Rabb still feels rusty even though he has three double-doubles in three games played this season in another win for the Cal Bears...
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Stanford wins fifth place in AdvoCare Invitational behind Pickens' 21 points
Behind another big game from Dorian Pickens, Stanford took down Seton Hall for fifth place in the AdvoCare Invitational...
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Landale's 20 lifts Saint Mary's past UAB in Vegas
Jock Landale scored a team-high 20 points as Saint Mary's beat UAB Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas.
Ratto's Top 25: Purple-faced Harbaugh, headhunters climb ranks
College football season provided us with another week of storylines. Ray Ratto breaks it all down in his weekly Top 25...
Christian McCaffrey running against Rice
McCaffrey eclipses 200 yards on ground, Stanford routs Rice
In possibly his final home game, Christian McCaffrey ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns to lead Stanford past Rice on Saturday.
Davis Webb running against UCLA
Cal cruises past UCLA in finale, keeps slim bowl hopes alive
Davis Webb threw for 301 yards and Matt Anderson tied a school record with five field goals to lead Cal past UCLA 36-10 in the season finale.
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Texas fires Charlie Strong, hires its top target in Tom Herman
With only two years as a head coach under his belt, Tom Herman is bolting Houston and heading back to the Texas Longhorns.
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Harbaugh, Michigan fall to Ohio State in wild double-overtime classic
In a rivalry game for the ages, the Ohio State Buckeyes outlasted the Michigan Wolverines as the two battled through two overtimes.
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Rabb records double-double in Cal's win over Wyoming
Local sophomore star Ivan Rabb grabbed a double-double for the Golden Bears in just his second game of the season Friday night...
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Pickens' late 3 lifts Stanford past Indiana State 65-62
The Stanford Cardinal bounced back from their first loss of a season by beating Indiana State in a thriller over in Florida...
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McCaffrey prepares for possible final home game for Stanford
With just one home game left on the schedule, Stanford takes on Rice and the question of whether this will be Christian McCaffrey's final game at Stanford Stadium...
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Cal, UCLA meet still clinging to slim bowl hopes
The window of opportunity to qualify for a bowl game is small for UCLA and Cal as they get ready to meet this weekend in Berkeley...
Stanford handed first loss by Newton, Miami
Canes' Ja'Quan Newton had 20 points as Miami beat Stanford in the opening round Thursday of the AdvoCare Invitational.
Jock Landale dunks against San Jose State
Landale's huge night powers Saint Mary's past San Jose State
Jock Landale scored a game-high 24 points to lead No. 15 Saint Mary's past San Jose State 81-64 on Tuesday night.
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Top 4 stays the same, Stanford at No. 24 in College Football Playoff poll
After dominating Cal  in the Big Game, Stanford stands at No. 24 in the latest College Football Playoff Top 25.
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Rabb returns with double-double, but Cal falls to San Diego State
Sophomore star forward Ivan Rabb played in his first game for the Golden Bears this year and put up big numbers, yet it wasn't enough...
College football roundup: Big Game reminded us of all that is good
To those of us in the Bay Area, the tradition of the Big Game is second to none...
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Pickens pours in 17, takes control for Stanford vs Colorado State
With the rest of his teammates cold from the field, Dorian Pickens took over to take down Colorado State on Sunday...
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Ratto's Top 25: In Big Game tradition, public loses in multiple ways
Christian McCaffrey and Stanford may have won the latest edition of the Big Game. But everyone else lost.
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McCaffrey breaks Stanford single-game rushing record in Big Game win
For the seventh straight year, Stanford took down Cal in the Big Game as Christian McCaffrey re-wrote the record books.
Calvin Hermanson shooting against Dayton
No. 17 Saint Mary's fends off Dayton rally, moves to 3-0
Jock Landale and Calvin Hermanson combined for 31 points as Saint Mary's went into Dayton and held on to beat the Flyers 61-57 Saturday.
Charlie Moore
Moore sets Cal freshman record with 38 points in OT win
Charlie Moore set a new freshman record for Cal, as he went off in Wednesday night's win over UC Irvine. 
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Naar's double-double paces No. 17 Saint Mary's to 2nd win
Emmett Naar put up 16 points and finished with 11 assists as the 17th-ranked Gaels went on to beat Prairie View A&M on Wednesday.  
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Stanford dominates Northridge for Haase's first home win
Reid Travis came out of the gates hot and led Stanford to head coach Jerod Haase's first home win Tuesday night...
Cal Bears preparing to take back axe in the Big Game
The Cal Bears have not won the Big Game since 2009. This season, they look to put an end to the streak.
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After three straight wins, Stanford enters College Football Playoff rankings
Stanford started the season off slow, but Christian McCaffrey and the Cardinal are now the No. 24 team in the country.
Dykes shares his thoughts on Rams naming Goff starter
Sonny Dykes offers his thoughts on former Cal QB Jared Goff being named starter for the Rams' upcoming game against the Dolphins...
Dykes highlights 'different motivation' for Cal in Big Game
With two games left and Cal needing two wins to become bowl-eligible, is it a good thing to have the Big Game as part of the two...
Examining the reasons why Big Game not what it used to be
Does it matter? The discussion is played out, no longer a debating point worth the beers it would take to settle the argument...
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Chargers NT, former Cal defensive star, out for season
The Chargers placed nose tackle Brandon Mebane on injured reserve, ending the former Cal Bears' season...
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Cal enters first regular-season college basketball AP Top 25 poll
With the first games of the regular season underway, the Cal Bears are back in the AP Top 25 poll...
College football roundup: Chaotic, historic day; SEC cupcakes
It was the first time in 31 years that the No. 2, 3, and 4 teams in the AP rankings all lost on the same day...
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Santa Clara downed by Tennessee State in Cable Car Classic
The Santa Clara Broncos fell to 1-2 on the season after losing to the Tennessee State Tigers Sunday in the 50th Cable Car Classic.
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Ratto's Top 25: After chaos, Saban is the only thing left to believe in
With Clemson, Michigan and Washington all succumbing to lesser foes on Saturday, there's only one person left the trust...
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Santa Clara falls to UC Davis in Cable Car Classic
Brynton Lemar scored 17 points on 6-for-10 shooting to lead UC Davis to a 63-58 win over Santa Clara on Saturday night.
Davis Webb hit by Washington State
Webb's big night wasted, Cal blown out by Washington State
Davis Webb threw for 425 and three touchdowns, but it wasn't nearly enough as Washington State demolished Cal 56-21 Saturday night.
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McCaffrey eclipses 1,000 yards, runs for three TDs in win vs Oregon
Christian McCaffrey was back to his old form Saturday at Autzen Stadium as Stanford hammered Oregon on the road...
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Raab nurses injury, Cal still dominates in season opener
The Cal Bears were without star forward Ivan Raab, but still rolled to a 29-point win to open up the 2016-17 season...
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Stanford beats Harvard in China on Travis' double-double
Starting the season overseas in China, the Stanford Cardinal gave coach Jerod Haase a win to start his career with the team.
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Santa Clara just gets past Northern Arizona to start season
The Santa Clara Broncos rallied past Northern Arizona Friday night for a season-opening victory in front of their home fans.
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Landale leads No. 17 Saint Mary's to win in season opener
Jock Landale opened the season strong for the Saint Mary's Gaels with a career-high 33 points in a win over Nevada...
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Dusty Baker's son signs to play baseball at Cal
Dusty Baker's son Darren has proven himself enough on the baseball field to make his own name and will now be a Cal Bear...
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Report: Ex-Cal head coach close to taking job at Fresno State
Jeff Tedford, who coached Cal from 2002 to 2012, will reportedly become the next head coach of Fresno State.
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After beating Cal, Washington cracks Top 4 in latest CFP ranking
Slotted at No. 5 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, Washington has moved up a spot in the latest poll released Tuesday.
College football roundup: Hot seat heating up
Less than two years ago, Mark Helfrich was coaching Oregon in the national title game. Now, he may be on the verge of losing his job...
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Ratto's Top 25: Blame Pac-12 for Washington missing the cut
Washington would have made this week's Top 25, but their game in Berkeley ended too late on Saturday night to gain consideration.
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Browning's six TDs lead No. 5 Washington past California
Jake Browning continues his quest for the Heisman with a six-touchdown performance against Cal on Marshawn Lynch bobblehead night...
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Lynch recreates iconic joyride on his bobblehead night at Cal
No one does things quite like Marshawn Lynch. And he proved that again Saturday night over in Berkeley...
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McCaffrey's big day helps lead Stanford past Oregon State
In an ode to his days of dominance, Christian McCaffrey ran wild in a win over the visiting Beavers...
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Has Lamar Jackson already locked up the 2016 Heisman Trophy?
Lamar Jackson is absolutely scorching the college football scene this year. Has he already put the Heisman Trophy out of reach for anyone else?
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UCLA loses QB Rosen for season with shoulder injury
UCLA head coach Jim Mora on Thursday confirmed that starting quarterback Josh Rosen is out for the remainder of the year...
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Washington not in Top 4 in first 2016 CFP ranking
The 8-0 Washington Huskies are No. 4 in the AP poll, but the College Football Playoff committee didn't agree with that ranking Tuesday...
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Saint Mary’s cracks preseason college basketball AP Top 25
The first AP Top 25 for the college basketball season was realeased Monday with the Saint Mary's Gaels looking to jump in the rankings.
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College football roundup: Decisions looming for selection committee
The College Football Playoff Selection Committee eneters its third season with rankings coming out this week and big questions will be answered.
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Ratto's Top 25: Smash Mouth a few more tweets from the top
In the span of three days, Smash Mouth praised Trent Baalke and ripped the A's. At this pace, they'll be No. 1 in no time.
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Big night from Potter, Hartley leads San Jose State past UNLV
Kenny Potter threw two touchdowns to Tre Hartley to lead San Jose State past UNLV on Saturday night.
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With dad Jack in attendance, Luke Del Rio leads Florida over Georgia
As his Raiders prepare to take on the Buccaneers on Sunday, Jack Del Rio watched his son Luke take down the Dawgs in Jacksonville.
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Patriots promote former Stanford RB from practice squad
A former Stanford star running back, who also played on the baseball team, may be getting his number called with the Patriots this week.
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Cal's Dykes calls out Pac-12 schedule makers after loss to USC
When the Cal Bears lost to USC Thursday night, one team was coming off a bye while the road team was on five days rest...
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Cal’s Sonny Dykes: Quick turnaround ‘not ideal’ for Bears
After a wild, double-overtime win over the Ducks, the Cal Bears find themselves having with a short week as they prepare for the Trojans of USC...
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Chryst to make his first career start for Stanford
Stanford head coach David Shaw said the time had come to 'get more production' out of the QB position. Enter Keller Chryst...
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Cal extends men's basketball head coach Martin through 2020-21 season
Cuonzo Martin, in his third year with the Cal Golden Bears, agreed to a contract extension Tuesday as the men's head basketball coach.
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College football roundup: Losing Hogan cause of Stanford's dysfunction
Stanford came into the season ranked No. 8. But without a solid replacement for Kevin Hogan, they have fallen on hard times.
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Colorado coach awards team with In-N-Out Burger after beating Stanford
For going on the road and beating Stanford, there was only one real way for the Colorado Buffaloes to celebrate -- by eating In-N-Out Burger.
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Ratto's Top 25: Missing O/U forgivable when holding Stanford to five points
Colorado didn't do their part to help reach the Over/Under, but they held the Fightin' McCaffrey's to five points, so we'll look the other way.
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Stanford crumbles to Colorado in McCaffrey's return
Running back Christian McCaffrey was back in action Saturday, but that was not enough in a sloppy third loss of the year.
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SDSU RB breaks two of Faulk's records in win over San Jose State
In San Jose State's latest loss, they watched the nation's leading rusher, Donnel Pumphrey Jr. break two of San Diego State school records.
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Cal outlasts Oregon in 2OT shootout, seals win with interception
In a game that ended close to midnight, Cal knocked off Oregon when Jordan Kunaszyk intercepted Justin Herbert's pass in double overtime.
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Ex-Stanford star hits WNBA title-winning shot for LA Sparks
Nneka Ogwumike's short jumper with 3.1 seconds left gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the defending champion Minnesota Lynx for their first title in 14 years.
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College football roundup: Numbers tell it all at halfway mark
The college football season is already at its halfway mark and stats already speak volumes to teams and players, both good and bad.
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Ex-Stanford star suffers facial fracture during Knicks practice
Chasson Randle's bid to make the Knicks' roster took a scary turn when he was diagnosed with a left orbital fracture on Sunday.
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Ratto's Top 25: Buffaloes become Vegas' best friends
Forget those two losses when looking at Colorado's record this season. The Buffs are the true undefeated team so far this year.
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Potter's last-minute touchdown lifts San Jose State
With the clock ticking down, San Jose State quarterback Kenny Potter ran into the end zone to secure a home win over Nevada.
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Without McCaffrey, Stanford beats Notre Dame in South Bend
Down by 10 at halftime and without its star player, Stanford rallied back on the road Saturday for a 17-10 victory over Notre Dame.
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McCaffrey ruled out for Stanford vs Notre Dame
Christian McCaffrey's dream season has not showed up this season after a record-breaking 2015 campaign. And, he will not suit up vs Notre Dame.
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McCaffrey's status up in the air for Stanford vs Notre Dame
After barely playing in the second half last week, Stanford will be very careful with its star player against the Irish...
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Stanford drops out of Top 25 after 26-point loss to Washington State
After losing their second straight game, Stanford went from No. 15 in the AP Top 25 to nowhere to be found this week...
College football roundup: Changing of the guard in Pac-12 North
Chris Peterson and Washington beat Stanford 44-6 two weeks ago, and Oregon 70-21 over the weekend...
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Harbaugh compares Michigan star to Jim Thorpe
Jabrill Peppers does it all on offense, defense and special teams for Michigan. His head coach sees him as one of the greatest athletes ever.
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No. 15 Stanford stunned at home in loss to Washington State
Stanford dropped its second straight game against a Pac-12 opponent as they were dominated Saturday night on their home turf. 
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Cal battles back, but falls to Oregon State in OT
The Cal Bears fought their way into overtime with Oregon State, yet still lost on the road for the seventh straight game.
College football roundup: Harbaugh wins again; Stanford crushed
Jim Harbaugh's resurrected Michigan defense lays waste to No. 8 Wisconsin in a game that wasn't as close as the score indicates. 
Stanford drops eight spots in AP poll after loss at Washington
Stanford had no answers for Washington on Friday and the Associated Press responded by handing them an almost double-digit drop in the poll...
Ratto's Top 25: UW rewarded for crushing Heisman hopes
Not in the Top 25 last week, Washington vaulted into the Top 5 by destroying Stanford and putting a major dent in Christian McCaffrey's Heisman chances.
California uses goal-line stand to upset No. 18 Utah
Davis Webb tossed four touchdown passes Saturday and Cal finished an impressive goal-line stand in the closing seconds to upset ranked Utah.
San Jose State's rally falls short in loss to New Mexico
Tim Crawley and the rest of the San Jose State Spartans saw their fourth quarter rally thwarted by New Mexico in Albuquerque...
No. 7 Stanford steamrolled by No.10 Washington
No. 10 Washington dominated No. 7 Stanford on both sides of the ball in the most emphatic win of the Pac-12 season so far...
San Francisco names Goodenbour head coach to replace Azzi
After two stints as a University of San Francisco women's basketball assistant coach, Molly Goodenbour is back to take the program's lead...
LSU fires Les Miles, OC; promotes Orgeron to interim HC
After a disappointing start to the season, LSU has reportedly fired longtime head coach Les Miles and has already named his interim replacement.
No changes in AP Top 25 for Stanford after beating UCLA
Despite staying undefeated with their win over UCLA on the road, the voters did not move Stanford up in the AP Top 25.
Ratto's Top 25: Lamar Jackson, Vin Scully neck and neck
Following an entertaining weekend of sports, Ray Ratto brings you his latest Top 25 rankings. Enjoy!
Sun Devils use late interceptions to beat Cal
The Sun Devils picked off Davis Webb twice in the final three minutes Saturday night and converted it into points to pick up a win over the Bears...
Stanford holds on for wild last-second win over UCLA
The Stanford Cardinal held on after scoring in the final minute to take down Josh Rosen and the UCLA Bruins in the Rose Bowl on Saturday night.
With Del Rio's son out, Gators' win streak over Vols snapped
Jack Del Rio's son Luke, the starting quarterback for the Florida Gators, had to watch his school's 11-game win streak over Tennessee come to a stop.
San Jose State's Love picked off four times in loss to Iowa State
Playing in place an injured Kenny Potter, San Jose State freshman QB Josh Love threw four interceptions in the Spartans' 44-10 loss to Iowa State Saturday.
Stanford's Ogwumike wins AP WNBA Player of the Year
Former Stanford star Nneka Ogwumike dominated the competition in the WNBA with career numbers and was honored for her efforts.
USC names redshirt freshman as starting quarterback vs Utah
The USC Trojans are just 1-2 this season and head coach Clay Helton is already going with a new man under center vs. Utah.
Report: Olympic track star, Oregon WR Allen out for season
Devon Allen was one of the most watched athletes in the Rio Olympics as he also stars for the Oregon Ducks football team...
Stanford stays at No. 7 in latest AP Top 25 poll
After the Christian McCaffrey show took over in a Stanford win over USC, the Cardinal didn't go up or down in the AP Top 25.
Ratto's Top 25: Alabama falls until they challenge the MAC
It's time to figure it out -- the MAC is the prized jewel of college football, so hey Alabama, give yourselves a challenge and stop teasing us.
Webb's four touchdowns lead Cal to wild upset of Texas
Davis Webb aired it out all over the field for the Cal Golden Bears in a shootout win over Texas at home Saturday night.
San Jose State sacked 10 times in 34-17 loss to Utah
The San Jose State Spartans welcomed the Utah Utes into town and could not contain their ferocious pass rush in a loss Saturday night.
McCaffrey, No. 7 Stanford methodically mash USC
Christian McCaffrey went off Saturday in Stanford, leading his No. 7 ranked Cardinal to a commanding victory over the Trojans...
Brady at the Big House as Michigan's honorary captain
While Tom Brady waits for his suspension to end, the Patriots' quarterback is at his alma mater to support the Michigan Wolverines.
Jennifer Azzi steps down as USF women's basketball coach
Legendary women's basketball player Jennifer Azzi will be longer pace the University of San Francisco women's basketball sideline...
NCAA pulls championship events out of North Carolina
Due to a North Carolina law that discriminates against LGBT people, the NCAA will not have championship events in the state this year.
Ratto's Top 25: Giants' Casilla cracks list, closing in on Bama
It was a messy weekend of sports, from MLB to college football to the NFL's kickoff. Ray Ratto recaps the drama in his latest top 25...
Webb posts booming numbers in Cal's loss to SDSU
The Cal Bears found themselves in a shootout with San Diego State on Saturday. But in the end, they couldn't finish the comeback attempt...
Potter puts a spell on Portland State in SJSU's 66-35 win
San Jose State unleashed their offense led by quarterback Kenny Potter to put up 66 points on Portland State Saturday on their home turf.
Former USC head coach Sarkisian hired by Alabama
Nearly a year after being fired by USC, Steve Sarkisian has been hired by Nick Saban and Alabama as analyst for Lane Kiffin's offense.
Stanford jumps one spot to No. 7 in AP Top 25
The Stanford Cardinal didn't display dominance in their season-opening win, but a win is a win. After Week 1, they have a new spot in the AP Top 25.
Swoopes' TD in 2OT lifts Texas to upset of No. 10 Notre Dame
Tyrone Swoopes' 6-yard touchdown runs in the second overtime gave Texas a statement win over No. Notre Dame in Austin Sunday night.
No. 1 Alabama deals No. 20 USC worst loss in 50 years
Once Alabama got rolling Saturday the Tide went on to smash the Trojans, handing them one of the worst losses in the history of the program.
Spartans rolled by Brewer, Tulsa in 2016 opener
Tulsa running back D'Angelo Brewer went off Saturday, charging for over 150 yards and three scores in a rout of San Jose State...
McCaffrey's two TDs lead No. 8 Stanford past Kansas St
Christian McCaffrey was the difference maker Friday night, as Stanford opened up their season with a win over Kansas State...
CCSF Rams begin title-defense season against Laney College
The CCSF Rams, ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 2 in the country, begin their hopes of yet another state championship season.
Ex-Stanford swimmer, rapist released after serving half his term
Brock Turner, whose six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman at Stanford University sparked national outcry, has been released from jail after serving half his
Pac-12 Preview: Where will Cal, Stanford end up?
The Pac-12 is seen as one of the deepest conferences in all of college football. Will Stanford come out on top? Can Cal be a surprise team?
Harbaugh yet to name starting QB for No. 7 Michigan's opener
Jim Harbaugh has Michigan back at the top in the college football world, but he is still yet to name a starting quarterback days away from the first game.
Webb tosses four TDs in Cal debut, Golden Bears beat Hawaii
It was a successful trip to Australia for the Cal football team as they took down Hawaii. Cal QB David Webb threw four touchdowns in his debut...
Cal, Hawaii play tourists in Australia before season opener
Cal head coach Sonny Dykes is looking to start off the season with a win, but first his players are enjoying all of Australia.
Stanford in Top 10 of AP Preseason poll; Alabama No. 1
With Christian McCaffrey leading the way, Stanford comes in at No. 8 in the AP Preseason Top 25 which was released Sunday morning.
USC names starting QB before showdown with Alabama
With the season opener exactly two weeks away, USC has named their starting quarterback before they take on Alabama in Arlington, Texas.