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Cal-Fresno postgame press conference

Selected quotes from Cal's 36-21 win at Candlestick

Cal head coach Jeff Tedford On initial impressions from the first game: “Obviously, there was a lot of rust, things that you need to fix as far as pregame jitters or whatever it is. Turning the ball over down deep. I thought our defense played excellent, but offensively, we still
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Cal vs Arizona

Just what are we watching on Saturday…?

In 15 seasons as the Fresno State head coach, Pat Hill has abided by the relatively simple mantra of “anytime, anywhere.” A coach never afraid to schedule difficult non-conference opponents (insert the already-tired but still relevant Presbyterian joke here), Hill leads his notoriously tough Bulldogs into Candlestick to take on
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All bets are on for Cal-Fresno State football game

Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin is taking all sorts of risks — not dealing with politics but sports. Swearengin has made two friendly wagers over Saturday’s football game between Cal and Fresno State at Candlestick Park in San Francisco — one with Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates and another with San Francisco
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Pac-12 South Preview: UCLA

The Year That Was The good news? UCLA’s road upset of then-No. 7 Texas gave us this great viral moment. Other than that, there wasn’t much to smile about in Westwood. The football monopoly in Los Angeles still isn’t over — not even close, despite the Bruins’ competitor being downsized.
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Pac-12 South Preview: USC

The Year That Was It was a messy season for USC. For starters, Lane Kiffin’s squad went 8-5, including an embarrassing 36-7 showing against middling Oregon State. The team also fell at home to nemesis Notre Dame. Mostly, though, 2010 was disappointing because the Trojans were not allowed to play
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Pac-12 North Preview: Stanford

The Year That Was Stanford had one of its best seasons in program history — going 12-1, finishing second in the Pac-10 and  crushing Virginia Tech, 40-12, in the Orange Bowl. Its No. 4 ranking at the end of the year was the program’s highest since 1940. More than the
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Pac-12 North Preview: Oregon

The Year That Was Oregon fielded one of the greatest offenses in recent memory. It signaled plays through over-sized flashcards to minimize breaks. It averaged 47 points and 530 yards per game. It forced teams to fake injury to try and slow it down. It lost to Cam Newton and
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Pac-12 North Preview: Washington State

The Year That Was Two years ago, Washington State was arguably the worst team in the entire country. The Cougars’ lost 11 games by an average of 29 points. They only defeated Southern Methodist — an overtime victory that saw the latter blow a 17-point lead in the second half.
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