Bears can’t hold back Beavers in first Pac-12 loss

The numbers didn’t lie. Heading into Thursday night as the Pac-12’s top offense, Oregon State dispatched the Cal men’s basketball team, 92-85, with a flurry of scoring runs. Also ranked the ninth-best scoring offense in the nation, the Beavers (11-4, 1-2 in the Pac-12) walked onto their home floor at
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 1

No. 1: Cal (12-3, 2-0) No Pac-12 team is ranked, and Stanford and Cal are the only ones receiving votes. In a weakened conference, it’s championship or bust for the Bears.Returning three double-digit scorers, the Bears were expected to be title contenders in their fourth season under Mike Montgomery. But
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The Cal football team will battle Stanford in October during the 2012 campaign.

Notes on Cal’s 2012 schedule: “The Big Game is in October?!”

The Pac-12 wrapped up its inaugural season only two days ago, but its not too early to start looking forward to next fall. The conference finalized its 2012 schedule earlier today, and here’s what’s in store for Cal as it returns to the newly renovated Memorial Stadium:

Missed chances haunt Bears in Pac-12 opener loss to UCLA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Throughout the post-game interview, Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb was unusually terse with her words and deadpan in her expressions. It was an unusual sight to see the talkative, animated coach in such manners, but after a performance like Thursday’s, it was not hard to
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Cal escapes with 53-49 win over USC

It’s a down year for USC and a down year for the Pac-12. But it’s still conference play, and the Cal men’s basketball team escaped with a 53-49 win over the Trojans on Thursday evening to open the Pac-12 season. The Bears held a comfortable lead most of the game,
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Zach Maynard and the Cal offense turned the ball over five times in the Bears' 21-10 Holiday Bowl loss to Texas on Wednesday.

Bears burned by five turnovers in Holiday Bowl loss

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Even three days after Christmas, the Cal football team’s offense still looked slow and sleepy. This was the scene at the Holiday Bowl: quarterback Zach Maynard sitting with a 1st-and-10 at the Texas 29-yard line, ready to command Cal out of a four-point deficit. “It felt
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WHAT: Football: Cal vs. UtahWHERE: AT&T ParkWHEN: 10/22/11, 4-7pm

Live Blog: Holiday Bowl

Follow along as the Daily Cal football beat writers give play-by-play and analysis of the Cal-Texas Holiday Bowl live from Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif.