Passing the torch


The narrative surrounding Cal football has been remarkably consistent for the last three seasons. The talking heads have recycled the same few bullet points since 2013: poor defense, Jared Goff, even worse defense. Now, No. 1 overall pick Goff is the franchise hope of the newly minted Los Angeles Rams
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Godspeed, Papelbon

On Sept. 14, 2014, All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon took the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phils were up 4-1 over the Miami Marlins, and Papelbon — who owned a 2.10 ERA up to that point in the 2014 season — was expected to deliver. He didn’t close out the
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The mystery of Missy Franklin

Heartbreaking. Disappointing. That’s how Missy Franklin described her performance at the 2016 Summer Olympics. As Stanford’s Katie Ledecky, the other American representative in the 200-meter freestyle, took off against an elite field, Franklin was Team USA’s number one cheerleader instead of its number one swimmer. Franklin walked away from the
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