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Don’t get your hopes up

In sports, you get used to heartbreak. You get used to people losing by milliseconds — by inches. You may even get used to the sort of thing that happened to my Steelers last season. They needed eight games to result in  a certain way over the final two weeks Read More…

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Broussard’s injury an ominous one for Cal football

In the heat of the moment he was an easy scapegoat, but it was never Andy Buh’s fault. One does not just lose the entirety of the secondary to injuries and still expect a stingy defense. One cannot guide a mish-mash group of walk-ons and freshmen to competency, no matter Read More…

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Injury bug hits Cal football during 2nd week of fall camp

With just over a week of fall training camp in the books, a batch of injuries has finally hit the Cal football team. Head coach Sonny Dykes revealed after Wednesday’s closed practice that junior linebacker Nathan Broussard — projected on the preseason depth chart to start at middle linebacker — Read More…

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Cal football’s wide receivers shine in 2nd day of fall camp

“The head turn is everything,” Cal football wide receivers coach Rob Likens instructed receiver De’Zhon Grace after running a quick curl route. “You need to sell it.” 3:30 p.m. marked the start of the second day of the Bears’ fall training camp, but Grace and Likens, standing on the goal Read More…

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Cal football starts training camp

Drake bumped, Bryce Treggs danced, and coaches yelled. Familiar sights and sounds filled the first day of Cal football training camp as the team ran through a series of noncontact drills over a two-and-a-half-hour period Monday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Nobody dressed in full pads, and as a result, the Read More…

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Sleepers to look out for as Cal football training camp begins

The Cal football team will begin training camp Monday at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium. The Bears will have 24 practices before opening their 2014 season at Northwestern on Aug. 30, which will be critical in helping new players and coaches adjust to different systems. Training camp is also Read More…

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Cal football 2014 game-by-game predictions

Aug. 30 @ Northwestern Score: 31-17 Northwestern A year ago, Cal football lost its first of 11 games to Northwestern. This season, the Bears will hit the road to kick off their season with a rematch against the Wildcats in Illinois. Unfortunately for Cal, this game will most likely end Read More…