Cal invades Stanford for Big Splash

Helicopters hovered miles above campus late Tuesday night as the No. 3 Cal men’s water polo team ran 6-on-5 drills. The noise from the rotors cut harshly through the air, forcing coaches and players to raise their voices a few decibels higher just to be heard above the din. Beyond
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Cal finishes disappointing season without Pac-12 win

Not many people will look fondly upon the 2011 season for the Cal men’s soccer team. The Bears of the present year failed to replicate the results of a thrilling 2010 season in which the squad reached the quarterfinals of the Division I men’s soccer tournament, struggling to replace the
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Cal completes banner season

The Cal field hockey team’s anticlimactic conclusion to its season — last week’s 2-0 loss at the hands of Richmond in the NCAA Play-In game — was anything but representative of one of the Bears’ best seasons in a decade. It was Cal’s victory over Stanford just a few days
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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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