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Cal football deserves some credit

I remember sitting in the north end zone seats at Memorial Stadium — about halfway up — on a cold, wet November day as a 5-6 Bears team fought for bowl eligibility in its season finale. This was not Saturday night. This was four years ago, when I was a
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Cal football faces BYU with bowl hopes on the line

At the start of the season, fans of the Cal football team didn’t really know what to expect. Cal was coming of a 1-11 season, and the young team didn’t look like it had the necessary talent or experience to really be a contender in the Pac-12. But then Cal
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Why does Cal commit so many penalties?

Every football coach on the planet emphasizes discipline. It’s one of those buzz words, like controlling the line of scrimmage, taking care of the football or “executing.” Cal football head coach Sonny Dykes has talked about discipline multiple times in press conferences this season. But the idea doesn’t seem to
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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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