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Linsanity has reignited NBA linterest for fans

As if an already over-saturated story needs another loony putting his opinion in print, I am indeed writing about the savior of the NBA: Jeremy Lin. Media members and bloggers have already covered how Linsane and Lincredible this story is (OK, I know that was bad, but it had to
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Point guard Justin Cobbs is the reigning Pac-12 Player of the Week after tallying a combined 38 points and 21 assists in a home sweep of the Oregon schools.

Cal continues Pac-12 title race against slumping Utah

The Cal men’s basketball team last played Utah on Jan. 14, and what happened at Haas Pavilion was arguably the most embarrassing event customers paid to see all winter. The Utes’ 81-45 loss looked ugly enough on paper, but watching the diminutive red-and-black lineup brick shots was a sight that
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Bears to face Dukes for first home game of year

Unlike this past Sunday, the Cal lacrosse team will not have the luxury of knowing how its opponents play when it faces James Madison for the first time in program history on Thursday. The Bears already had an idea of how the game against St. Mary’s would end because of
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Cal hopes to change its ways in Federal Way

For all of its excellent play and mental toughness throughout the regular season, the No. 1 Cal women’s swim team has never been in this kind of situation. The squad lost its first dual meet of the season to rival Stanford and looks to rebound at the Pac-12 Championships beginning
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 8 (Movie edition)

For the antepenultimate Pac-12 Power Rankings of women’s basketball season, we have decided to pick a movie that corresponds to each team. Enjoy. No. 1: Stanford (24-1, 15-0) – The Usual Suspects So the movie title is actually stolen from a Casablanca line, but it nonetheless holds true for the
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The Cal baseball team opened up its 2012 season with a three-game sweep of Pacific at Evans Diamond this past weekend. Jan Flatley-Feldman/Staff

Photo Gallery: This Week in Cal Sports

This week, the Cal men’s basketball seniors left Haas Pavilion with one last win, Cal baseball exploded late to finish a sweep of Pacific, the Bear’s rugby team overcame a late deficit to take the first leg of  the World Cup, and the Cal women’s water polo team emerged victorious over
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Justin Cobbs, Allen Crabbe and the Bears are first in the Pac-12 but do not receive much respect nationally.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 8 (Song Edition)

For our antepenultimate Pac-12 Power Rankings of the men’s basketball season, we have decided to go a different route — a different octave, if you will. We have chosen a song to correspond with each team on our list. Enjoy. No. 1: California (22-6, 12-3) — Aretha Franklin, “Respect” The Bears
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