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Allen Crabbe wins Pac-12 Player of the Year

Star guard is third Cal Bear in four years to win honor

It is becoming a trend: The Pac-12 Player of the Year is once again a Cal Bear. Allen Crabbe was honored as the league’s top player Monday, following Jerome Randle in 2010 and Jorge Gutierrez in 2012 as the third Cal player in four years to win the award. The
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Cal men’s basketball loses 83-70 to Stanford

“It was bound to happen. The Cal men’s basketball team could not keep winning forever. As Stanford’s lead kept building and building in a raucous Haas Pavilion, the Bears’ Pac-12 title hopes softly faded away Wednesday night. Losing to the Cardinal is bad enough for Cal. Losing 83-70 in the
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Why is the ‘Big Game’ not a big game?

College football is a tradition that many Cal students look forward to when they arrive at a Division-1 school. There’s something exhilarating about cramming into Memorial Stadium’s student section with hundreds of other fans and shouting “Go” — while the alumni answer back with “Bears” — at the top of your
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Spectator's view of Cal vs. Stanford on Wednesday night

Why is the “Big Game” not a big game?

College football is a tradition that many Cal students look forward to when they arrive at a Division-1 school. There’s something exhilarating about cramming into Memorial Stadium’s student section with hundreds of other fans and shouting “Go” — while the alumni answer back with “Bears” — at the top of your
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Allen Crabbe is the Best Player in the Pac-12

Allen Crabbe is a laid-back kind of guy. Throughout his entire college basketball career, he’s been told he’s not aggressive enough. His inconsistencies on the court have clouded his reputation as a stellar shooter, and his lack of one-on-one explosiveness is a major defect in his play. All these upsetting
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