Outlining Cal football’s 2017 linebacker lineup

Cal’s rushing defense was significantly weaker than its passing defense in the 2016 season. If the change to a 3–4 strategy and the addition of a backer can slow the game on the ground, the Bears’ defense could see large improvement. Head coach Justin Wilcox was the defensive coordinator and inside linebacker coach at Wisconsin last season. With a defensive-minded head coach, Cal football may see a change in the much maligned other side of the ball.
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East Bay prepares for Golden State Warriors championship parade Thursday

In celebration of its 2017 NBA championship victory, the Golden State Warriors, along with the City of Oakland, will host a parade and rally in downtown Oakland on Thursday. Public transportation, such as BART and AC Transit, have been busy preparing for the large crowds with planned street closures and expected heavy ridership.
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This column is from 2028

Although I personally didn’t win Finals MVP this year — my son, LeBron James Jr., kept the award in the family — I can’t help but feel that my presence on this team over the past decade has been great for basketball. Unchallengeable hegemony in competition is what’s best for us all, right?
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