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You can’t just blame the refs

I pride myself on my ability to keep it together — I’m the person you can never get to laugh when you play that dumb game where you try to see who will crack first — but Saturday in the press box for the Big Game, I just lost it.
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71st minute goal propels Cal men’s soccer over SIUE

It was the 71st minute, and the pressure of the situation was suffocating as the Bears were desperately looking for a goal. The Cal men’s soccer team, the No. 15 seed, was in the second-round NCAA matchup against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (8-9-4, 4-1-1 MVC). But that’s when defender Nick
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Cal women’s soccer knocked out of NCAA tournament

With less than a minute left to play, the Cal women’s soccer team was exactly where it never wanted to be: down 2-1 with Florida forward Savannah Jordan heading straight toward goalkeeper Emily Boyd. One of the country’s leading scorers, Jordan had already registered five shots by the time she
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Men’s water polo fails to qualify for NCAA tourney

There is perhaps no more bittersweet a victory than the one the Cal men’s water polo team had when it defeated Pepperdine 14-7 in Long Beach on Sunday. As a positive, the victory secured the team fifth place in the weekend-long Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament. On the much more
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Walden, Knights make cross country history at NCAA Championships

At Saturday’s NCAA cross country championships in Terre Haute, Indiana, Cal history was set. With his 17th-place finish, redshirt junior Chris Walden became the highest-finishing Cal man in over 30 years. Freshman Bethan Knights became Cal’s highest-finishing freshman of all time at the NCAAs with her 25th-place finish. With their
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