Senior guard Jorge Gutierrez kept the Bears afloat in the first half, scoring 10 of the squad's first 13 points of the contest.

Bears override Governors in rout

Cutting from the baseline, Richard Solomon caught the ball from a driving Jorge Gutierrez who had drawn two defenders into the paint. Solomon thunderously slammed home the entry pass and the buzzer sounded to end the first half. It all looked too easy. Pretty much everything seemed too easy for
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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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Tom Shields Swimming Feature 11/11/11

In between dreams

Junior standout Tom Shields once dreamed of swimming for USC. But his bigger dream was winning a team title — which he did last season with Cal.

The rain at Spieker Aquatics Center is relentless. As the Cal men’s swim team finishes its practice, the players and coaches stream towards the exit. After over an hour in the pool, the swimmers clearly prefer pool water to rainwater. It’s odd how water from the sky affects these swimmers
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Say it ain’t so, Joe

It is commonly accepted that there are five stages of grieving. In regard to the entire Penn State pedophilia predicament, I have been altering my opinions as often as uninformed bloggers call for Jeff Tedford to be fired. Since it has come out that the Nittany Lions’ legendary coach Joe
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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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New coach aspires for old success

On April 10, former head coach Joanne Boyle — the winningest coach in program history — left the Cal women’s basketball team to accept a job at Virginia. With the Bears’ coaching job vacant, all signs for a new coaching job pointed towards Lindsay Gottlieb, Boyle’s former assistant coach from
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Bears break late tie to beat Tigers

There is something about No. 7 Pacific that continues to threaten top-ranked teams. The Tigers (14-11, 1-5 MPSF) remain firmly planted in the bottom half of the conference. They haven’t won many conference games, but they still boast a potent offense that bursts into every game. “They deserve to be, not
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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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