WHAT: Football: Cal vs. UtahWHERE: AT&T ParkWHEN: 10/22/11, 4-7pm

Live Blog: Cal vs. Stanford

Follow along as the Daily Cal football beat writers give play-by-play and analysis of the Cal-Stanford Big Game live from Stanford Stadium in Stanford, Calif.  

Tony Zhou

Barrel of laughs

Freshman defensive lineman Viliami Moala’s nickname may be Tiny, but the impact of his joking and laughter isn’t.

There’s something about a nickname that is inherently ironic yet totally fits the subject. Viliami Moala is not Tiny, but his nickname is. The freshman defensive lineman is 6-foot-2 and 350 pounds. His calves are wider than some babies. The width of his upper arms seem to stretch for miles.
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Michael Gethers

Boom goes the dynamite

The cannon blast is a heralded tradition of Cal home games. With games at AT&T Park this year, cannoneers Katie Miller and Jackson Jewett shoot confetti out of the iconic cannon.

Armed with a gas mask, a .45 caliber revolver and a treaty drafted by an Alameda County judge, Cal student Mike Lee stepped out of his car in the Castle Lanes Bowling Alley parking lot ready to resolve the damn thing. It was the eve of the 1964 Big Game,
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Evan Walbridge

The other side

Ryan McKinley and Matt Wiegand have big-time coaching dreams. To get there, they’re working 19-hour days for almost no pay.

It is 1 a.m., and Matt Wiegand is still stuck in the trailers by Witter Rugby Field. His office measures roughly 12 square feet of shared space, stuffed with two desks and bracketed by a pair of X-and-O-covered whiteboards. In about an hour, he’ll be free to drive the four
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11/5 Cal vs. Washington Football

Cal won’t need luck to topple Cardinal, reclaim axe

Sean Cattouse admits he has seen it. It’s not something he necessarily chooses to watch, but he’s seen the replay a few times. Here’s the scenario: It’s the first quarter of Big Game 2010, and Stanford has the ball on its own 21-yard line, up 3-0. On third-and-five, quarterback Andrew
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No need to fear, Underdog Bears are here

In one soon-to-be iconic photo, our very own Sean Goebel captured the essence of Berkeley in one of its finest moments. With heralded professor Robert Reich on the microphone before thousands of listeners, Reich addressed an attentive crowd about the importance of strength, solidarity and the role of public education.
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Marvin Jones and the Bears are ranked fifth in this week's Pac-12 Power Rankings after an eventful weekend for the conference.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 11

No. 1: Oregon (9-1, 7-0) Chip Kelly is the best coach in college football and a loss to open the season will likely derail a team that should compete for the national championship. Donning black helmets and black socks in the fashion of Darth Vader, the Ducks showed off their
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Conference Questions

Will Oregon return to the title game? A week ago, the talk was that if Stanford beat Oregon on Saturday, the Cardinal would be in great position to reach the BCS national championship game. After the Ducks’ 53-30 win at Stanford, they are now the ones with a chance to
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Take it, Isi

Isi is short for Isileli. It’s an island name, Isi Sofele says, and translates to Israel. That’s not surprising. After all, Sofele sure seemed like he was running to the promised land on Saturday night. There’s just something special about this junior tailback. He sprinted and darted, surged and slowed,
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Oregon D versus Cal Offense

Bears run past Beavers to gain bowl eligibility

SAN FRANCISCO — The Cal football team wasn’t perfect on Saturday night, but bowl berths are not priced for perfection. Six wins is all that’s asked, so with a 23-6 victory over Oregon State that was relentless if unspectacular, the Bears extended their schedule to 13 games. Along the way,
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