Cal football falls to Arizona, 49-45, after Wildcats connect on last-second Hail Mary

Despite four defenders, Arizona redshirt senior Austin Hill (29) catches the ball in the end zone during the 4th quarter of Arizona’s 49-45 win against Cal at Arizona Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.
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Despite four defenders, Arizona redshirt senior Austin Hill (29) catches the ball in the end zone during the 4th quarter of Arizona’s 49-45 win against Cal at Arizona Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.

Locked into a 45-43 shootout with just 52 seconds left on the clock, Arizona had fought its way back into a game it had no business being in. With the football on the Wildcats’ 30-yard line, freshman quarterback Anu Solomon heaved a ball deep downfield for Cayleb Jones — complete. Read More…

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It’s important to knock on wood

The Cal football team did a lot of things right in the game Saturday. It just forgot one key part of the game plan: It forgot to knock on wood. At halftime, the game looked like it was over. The Bears led 28-6, and Arizona didn’t look like it was Read More…

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Connor Hallisey leads Cal men’s soccer to upset over Delaware

Connor Hallisey has been dominant. In No. 15 Cal men’s soccer’s Friday contest against No. 11 Delaware, the senior recorded two second half goals to seal Cal’s 4-2 upset victory. On Sunday against Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, he had an absolutely spectacular goal, the summation of all his skills in one Read More…

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Cal women’s soccer upends Pacific, 3-0

Pacific goalkeeper Jacqueline Kane quickly dove to her left, hoping to prevent Cal forward Samantha Witteman’s shot from entering the net. Maneuvering around two orange jerseys, Cal senior forward Grace Leer had crossed right to Witteman, who shot to the bottom right corner of the net to score her third Read More…

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Cal men’s water polo upsets USC, falls to Stanford

With a six-goal lead entering the fourth quarter, No. 4 Cal men’s water polo was just eight minutes away from completing its upset against the reigning national champ, No. 3 USC. Having dominated throughout the duration of the entire game, it seemed inevitable that the Bears were on their way Read More…

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Cal men’s tennis gets off to solid start

In their first competition at the newly renovated Hellman Tennis Complex, the Bears got off to a shaky start. On Wednesday, in a matchup against the United States Tennis Association Junior National Team, the Bears trailed 3-1 after the doubles matches. But the Bears rallied in a huge way by Read More…

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Cal field hockey splits weekend matches

Players of any sport know traveling for away games can take its toll and, in order to combat its potential side effects, a team needs to prepare itself both physically and mentally. The women’s field hockey team was able to do just that in this weekend’s games against UC Davis Read More…