Jonathan Kuperberg

The sound of silence shoots through Cal postgame

PASADENA, Calif. — Left hand in his pocket, right arm leaning on the podium, Jeff Tedford stood silently Saturday evening, wearied and forlorn. Asked about a quarterback change for next week after current starter Zach Maynard threw four picks in Cal’s 31-14 loss, the head coach chewed his gum and
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Turnovers kill Cal’s chances against UCLA

PASADENA, Calif — Down 31-14 with only 54 seconds remaining, Zach Maynard lofted a pass downfield to a streaking Michael Calvin. It was a meaningless pass in a meaningless situation in an otherwise meaningless game. As the ball fell through Calvin’s open hands and hit the turf to end Cal’s
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WHAT: Football: Cal vs. UtahWHERE: AT&T ParkWHEN: 10/22/11, 4-7pm

Cal vs. UCLA Live Blog

Follow along as the Daily Cal football beat writers give play-by-play and analysis of the Cal-UCLA game live from the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

The Bruins will play shorthanded this weekend after an altercation last weekend with Arizona cost them six players, including four receivers. In contrast, the Bears’ Keenan Allen and Marvin Jones are two of the top receivers in the Pac-12.

Bears look inward in preparation for outmanned Bruins

The Cal football team has two of the best receivers in the Pac-12; UCLA has two receivers, period. Following a brawl in their last week, the Bruins will be short-handed when they host the Bears at 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. Six UCLA players,
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Cal and Utah are in a mad scramble to stay relevant in the middle of the Pac-12.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 8

No. 1: Stanford (7-0, 5-0) Oklahoma and Wisconsin both fell from the lofty perch of the undefeated, which meant the Cardinal’s BCS Championship hopes suddenly got much, much better. Stanford has talent everywhere on the offense, which could be enough for quarterback Andrew Luck to run through the rest of
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Conference Questions

When will Rick Neuheisel get fired? If not today or tomorrow, surely it will be soon. Actually, UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero will probably wait until the end of the season to fire his head football coach. That’s what he did when he fired Karl Dorrell, Neuheisel’s predecessor. After Neuheisel
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Bears appear bowl-bound, but not blue-ribbon

Get ready for a December road trip, ladies and gentlemen — Cal is going bowling again. This is not a shocking projection, as the Bears are not going to a high-level bowl. No, this team is shaping up to be a sliver above average, which is enough for the players
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Cal Vs. Utah

Cal crushes Utah for first Pac-12 win

SAN FRANCISCO — The Cal football team understands the importance of turnovers. Nine days ago, the Bears committed five turnovers, including an interception in their own end zone at the end of the first half, en route to a blowout loss to USC. Saturday afternoon, however, Cal was the one
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Cal vs. Utah Live Blog

Follow along as the Daily Cal football beat writers give play-by-play and analysis of the Cal-Utah game live from AT&T Park in San Francisco.