Bears fumble away season in loss to Huskies

Four turnovers assure Cal of second losing season in three years

Wide receiver Maurice Harris drops a ball near the goal line in Cal's 21-13 loss to Washington on Friday night.
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Wide receiver Maurice Harris drops a ball near the goal line in Cal's 21-13 loss to Washington on Friday night.

No one wanted the football Friday night at Memorial Stadium. In a game that featured eight turnovers and few moments of coherent football, the Bears fumbled their chance for a postseason in a 21-13 loss to Washington. “Shoutout to Washington,” said Cal linebacker Chris McCain. “They came into our house
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The Bears are looking to start a winning streak with three games left in the season. Cal taking on Washington at Memorial Stadium.

Live Blog: Cal vs. Washington

Follow along as Daily Cal football beat writers Connor Byrne, Jonathan Kuperberg and Michael Rosen give play-by-play and analysis of Cal’s game against Washington, better known as the return of reviled defensive line coach Tosh Lupoi. How will the absence of Keenan Allen affect the Bears? Will O-lineman brothers Jordan
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Why Cal students should vote on Election Day

My name is Nadesan Permaul. I teach as adjunct faculty in rhetoric and political science and until last year was a career administrator at UC Berkeley. Iarrived on the campus in the fall of 1967 as a freshman and have been privileged to be part of this community since then.
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The Tosh effect: Where the 2012 recruiting class is now

When Tosh Lupoi left Cal, he also left the 2012 recruiting class in a lurch. Here's a look at how some of the recruits handled the transition.

Shaq Thompson, Washington nickelback The No. 1 safety in the country, Shaq Thompson was all set to follow in his older brother Syd’Quan’s footsteps and anchor the Cal secondary for four years. That all changed when Tosh Lupoi bolted from Berkeley to Seattle, the morning after he was at Thompson’s house.
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Cal cruises past Vanguard in first exhibition game

At the 2:47 mark, Vanguard senior Chelsea Alfafara found herself surrounded by the Cal full court press. The entire first half, the Bears had smothered the Lions’ offense, rarely letting Vanguard out of their own half. With nowhere to go, Alfara was forced to call a timeout. Tenured Lion head
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The return of the Tosh

A look back at Tosh's departure — and its aftermath — before his return to Memorial

1. The calm before the storm On Jan. 15, 2012, all was well in Cal’s offseason plans. The Bears had received verbal commitments from five-star recruits Ellis McCarthy and Shaq Thompson and  four-star recruit Jordan Payton. Arik Armstead and Aziz Shittu, a pair of five-star recruits, seemed like they were
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Election 2012 Endorsements: City candidates

Jacquelyn McCormick Berkeley City Mayor When Tom Bates was last re-elected as mayor of Berkeley in 2008, we expected him to be a leader who could bring local officials and residents together. Instead, he has proven to be a mayor who, especially in recent months, is unable to bridge the
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Election 2012 Endorsements: City ballot measures

Click on the links below to jump to a measure. Measure M | Measure N and Measure O | Measure P | Measure Q | Measure R | Measure S | Measure T | Measure U | Measure V | Yes on Measure M The city’s streets are in dire need of repair. Deteriorating pavement, riddled with potholes and
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