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Cal women’s basketball team turned video stars

As if they weren’t having a busy enough week, the Lady Bears took time to recreate their own version of Drake’s “Started from the Bottom” while on the road for their next game. Not only are these women totally owning in their respective sport, but they also seem to have hidden
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The Pac-12 college basketball show/let-down

The PAC-12 have outdone themselves this year. What will probably be the most exciting tournament in the history of all college basketball tournaments will begin today (through Friday) in MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas. WOOO! Vegas! Titillating as it sounds, everyone knows that none of the serious non-boxing, non-rodeo sports
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Rugby for Dummies

With Cal’s rugby season going as spectacularly as it is, it’s hard to not get caught up in the excitement of watching our team win every single game. Unfortunately, many of the fans that show up to these rugby matches only come to watch the fast paced colliding of clavicles and
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The origins of Stanford’s “Tree” mascot

Complete with ogling blue eyes, scarlet fish lips and tentacle-like leaf appendages, today’s Stanford mascot looks like a constipated squid struggling with dinner (note the frenetic footwork of the Cardinal peeking from the its underparts). The Tree, crowned with a tacky lei of fake roses, has made most onlookers scratch
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Why is the ‘Big Game’ not a big game?

College football is a tradition that many Cal students look forward to when they arrive at a Division-1 school. There’s something exhilarating about cramming into Memorial Stadium’s student section with hundreds of other fans and shouting “Go” — while the alumni answer back with “Bears” — at the top of your
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Four unique ways to show your Cal pride

Tonight is the night. Haas Pavilion will fill with hopeful Cal fans as our basketball boys play one of the most defining games of the season. This game gives us another chance to claim the Pac-12 title. It is our last chance to cheer them on in our own stadium this
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Allen Crabbe is the Best Player in the Pac-12

Allen Crabbe is a laid-back kind of guy. Throughout his entire college basketball career, he’s been told he’s not aggressive enough. His inconsistencies on the court have clouded his reputation as a stellar shooter, and his lack of one-on-one explosiveness is a major defect in his play. All these upsetting
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Bear legends: Matt Biondi

Success often gets into athlete’s heads. It tends to confuse their priorities, to the point where they can’t enjoy the important things. They turn into egomaniacs with power and money, and they often misuse the gifts they’ve been given. Think Oscar Pistorius, Michael Phelps, Marion Jones, Lance Armstrong and a whole
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Cal Track and Field demonstrates Bear athleticism

We know, no one really follows track and field all that closely. It’s not exactly a team sport, since the team scores are just the sum of the individual sports. But while track and field is a not a team sport, it is the epitome of athletic prowess. And Cal’s
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