Freshmen to play leading role in Bears’ trip to L.A.

A coup has taken place in women’s collegiate tennis. First-year players throughout the country have unseated the old guard and will likely determine the national pecking order as the dual season continues. In an indication of the strength of the vanguard, four freshmen were placed in the top 10 in
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MPSF finals preview for Cal at UCI Invite

The MPSF finals seems to have come early this year. Although the finals are still a few weeks away, the Cal women’s water polo team will travel to Irvine this weekend to compete in the UCI Invitational. Of the 16 teams in the tournament, all are ranked in the top 20.
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Undefeated Cal looks to feast on unranked teams

This weekend’s Cathedral City Classic boasts 10 of the nation’s top-15 teams in its highly competitive lineup. The No. 1 Cal softball team, however, will face none of these squads. Fresh off tournament sweeps in Tempe, Ariz., and Las Vegas, Cal is looking to continue its desert hot streak in
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Bears to face Card in first Big Slam of season

Junior Carlos Cueto has helped his team notch 17 dual victories over his two years at Cal. One school missing from that list is Stanford. In fact, Cal has not topped the Cardinal for a full two years. Its last win came Feb. 20, 2010, when the unranked Bears upset
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Despite holding the game at a 9-9 tie until the end of the second half, Cal dropped its home opener to James Madison.

Cal drops second match in a battle against the Dukes

The Cal lacrosse team’s home opener with James Madison was a back-and-forth contest right until the end of the second half. Tied at nine, the Dukes surged with four consecutive goals to win, 13-9, on Thursday afternoon. At Witter Field, the Bears (1-1, 1-0 in MPSF) played a tough second match
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The Cal rugby team will play its final 15-player match of the season against St. Mary's on Sunday.

Reserves to get chance to earn starting spot

Winning all the time can’t be as easy as the Cal rugby team makes it seem. On Saturday, the Bears will head down to San Luis Obispo, Calif., to take on Cal Poly  in a match that might as well already be over. All the squad has to do is
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Senior forward Harper Kamp scored a game-high 17 points on 7-of-14 shooting in the Bears’ road victory Thursday evening.

First-place Bears dismiss Utes in Salt Lake City

If Utah’s plan Thursday night was to shut down Justin Cobbs and Allen Crabbe, then the Utes succeeded with flying colors. If Utah’s plan was to win, well, that didn’t go so well. Despite a sluggish start, the Cal men’s basketball team took care of the Utes, 60-46, in a
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After sweeping Pacific last weekend to open up the 2012 season, the Bears will face Long Beach State in a three-game series.

Cal hopes to get defensive in Long Beach

Last weekend, the Cal baseball proved it can pitch, hit and run the bases pretty well. Now, the question is, can the Bears field? If you could find any black mark on Cal’s season so far — no mean feat, considering the team’s 3-0 record, .330 batting average, 2.00 team
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Women's Basketball: Cal vs Utah

Big second half delivers Cal home victory

For much of the second half on Thursday, Utah coach Anthony Levrets looked restless on the sidelines. Despite his nonstop charade of body language, his frustrated facial expression never changed. The first eight minutes were painful for Levrets and the Utes. After a strong first half in which Utah entered
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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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