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Eye on the prize

National Player of the Year Ivan Rackov hates being slighted. His thirst to prove himself carried him from Serbia to become one of America’s best athletes.

It all came down to a rule. In 2005, when Ivan Rackov was 16, the Water Polo Association of Serbia reconfigured its age groups for tournament eligibility, and by technical error Rackov’s generation didn’t fit with any eligible group. For the next year, Rackov’s club team didn’t compete. Since his
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Press Room Banter: Laying down the law

For those of us who play pickup basketball in the RSF, we know that there are many unwritten rules on the courts. These rules are generally amalgamations of common sense and gym etiquette, standards that aren’t too hard to figure out. But over the past few months, I have noticed
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Luck is good, hype isn’t

Disclaimer: This is going to be yet another Daily Cal Sports column about Andrew Luck. With all the Stanford love being printed by this institution — specifically portraying the team’s quarterback as some sort of football demigod — I would imagine that many of our readers are wondering if we
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Bears must manage to run the ball

Shrouded in all the questions about Zach Maynard and his struggles is a diminutive running back and a bullish offensive line. A Lilliputian surrounded by Gullivers. In a year wrought with inconsistency, Isi Sofele and the offensive line have silently and steadily continued to improve while the media, myself included,
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Cal’s passing crisp as mountain air in win over Colorado

For the first time in 2011, the Cal volleyball team didn’t put its main focus on passing this week in practice. And, consequently, for the first time this season, coach Rich Feller was thoroughly satisfied with his squad’s performance in that particular area. “I’m pretty pleased,” Feller said. “The biggest difference
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Breed impresses in Cal debut

The meet was billed as Cal women’s swimming vs. Washington State. In reality, it was more of a Cal vs. Cal meet as most races featured Bears battling their teammates for the wins. With Cal swimmers sweeping most races, the Bears routed the Cougars with a 160 to 89 final
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Mens Soccer Against SDSU

Bears draw even with mighty Aztecs

Even with the daylight-saving time change this Sunday, the Cal men’s soccer team is still running short on time to secure its first Pac-12 victory. A 1-1 tie at the hands of San Diego State on Sunday at Edwards Stadium left the Bears with just one more opportunity to avoid
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