Junior center Talia Caldwell has averaged 8.4 points and 6.4 rebounds on the season thus far.

Cal to face Cardinal in home finale

The invincible never spill their own blood. It is a punishment for lesser mortals but never the rulers at the top. The invincible cruise to victory while the losers retreat to lick their wounds. That is, until a challenger finds a crack in the invincible armor. After all, even Achilles
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Junior infielder Mitch Delfino had one hit and one RBI in four at-bats in the Tuesday win over USF.

Mountain Hawks more than tune-up for Bears

Lehigh played its first season of baseball in 1885. Despite its long-standing history, the Mountain Hawks will etch their names in the school’s books this Saturday. The baseball team from the Patriot League will set foot on California soil for the first time in program history. The Mountain Hawks begin
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Bridge over troubled water

Compared to the rest of Cal’s aquatics programs, the diving team is far from a powerhouse. But the tide could turn in the team’s favor in the future.

In the closed confines of Berkeley’s Spieker Aquatics Center, a board on its north wall has immortalized the name of every aquatic athlete to represent the university at the Olympic level. In polished gold script on separate dark stones, the monument to the Bears’ aquatic prowess boldly stands just feet
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Short-handed Bears take third at Long Beach tournament

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The Cal men’s golf team will have to wait another week to celebrate. The No. 10 Bears finished in third place at the Del Walker Match Play Tournament in Long Beach, Calif., on Tuesday, falling short of breaking the school record of three tournament wins in the same year. The
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 9

No. 1:  Stanford (26-1, 17-0) Over the past two months, we have closely followed Stanford’s perfect conference season in our power rankings. Now in our last power rankings, I can honestly say that we may have covered every possible aspect of the indomitable Cardinal. Really, what is there to talk
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Bears barely break Dons in midweek tilt

Following Tuesday afternoon’s game against San Francisco, coach David Esquer had a much longer meeting than usual with the Cal baseball team in the outfield. These sorts of elongated talks are usually reserved for awful losses. But on Tuesday at Evans Diamond, the Bears beat the Dons, 5-3, in an
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After leading 5-4 at halftime, the Cal lacrosse team dropped its home opener to James Madison, 13-9, on Thursday. Brenna Alexander/Staff

Photo Gallery: This Week in Cal Sports

This week, the Cal baseball team barely beat USF in a Tuesday game, the women’s basketball team triumphed over Colorado and Utah and the lacrosse team lost to James Madison.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 9

No. 1: Washington (20-8, 13-3) Washington can almost turn on cruise control; win its last two games, and a Pac-12 Championship banner goes up at Hec Ed. The Huskies must play both in Los Angeles, but they’ll finish off the season with arguably their easiest stretch of the season. USC
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No. 1 Cal takes on Pacific in rare mid-week matchup

Nestled right in between two early-season tournaments is a rematch that seems to be more disruptive than constructive. The Cal softball team is fresh off a sweep of the Cathedral City Classic last weekend and will begin the DeMarini Invitational on Friday. Between the two tournaments, the Bears will face
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Lucas Dunne Rugby Feature

Great expectations

Lucas Dunne was one of the top running backs in the history of De La Salle football. Now, he's trying to make his name on the rugby pitch.

De La Salle is a football powerhouse. A nationwide name in high school football, the small private school in Concord, Calif., has put out names such as Amani Toomer, D.J. Williams and Maurice Jones-Drew. Yet despite the Pro Bowl appearances and NFL accolades of his predecessors, Lucas Dunne’s name is
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