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Still room for optimism

It was all good just a week ago. Jared Goff was dealing. Daniel Lasco became a big-play threat, adding a dynamic running game to the Bear Raid. Trevor Davis is a fast person. And the defense, although it gave up big numbers, had reasons to be optimistic. Griffin Piatt had
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Cal football falls to No. 11 UCLA, 37-10, at the Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. — On a first down in his own territory and up 17-0 early in the second quarter, UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley dropped back to pass, poised in a perfect pocket. Bruins wide receiver Damien Thigpen broke free of Michael Lowe’s man coverage and streaked down the field uncovered.
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 3

1. Oregon On Saturday, Oregon threw for 471 yards and ran for another 216 yards — otherwise known as a typical day in Eugene. The Ducks ran wild and shellacked Tennessee 59-14. The No. 2 ranked Ducks will host Cal and its 122nd ranked defense to kick-off the Pac-12 season,
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

1. Oregon (1-0) So far, so good. In Oregon’s 66-3 drubbing of Nicholls State this past weekend, the Ducks picked up right where they left off under new head coach Mark Helfrich, compiling 772 (!) yards of total offense in the romp. Obviously, Nicholls State isn’t Alabama, but it was
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Bears beat odds for first FBS, Pac-12 win

When Las Vegas made No. 25 UCLA a two-point favorite over a 1-4 Cal football team, skeptics figured that line to be far too slim. And they were right, as the Bears turned that two-point handicap into a 26-point margin of victory, knocking off the Bruins, 43-17, Saturday night at
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Players to watch: The ground, Joseph Fauria

The ground, Cal The ground is a critical element of Saturday’s game for the Bears. Quarterback Zach Maynard has spent a lot of time there the past few weeks. With a porous offensive line, Maynard has been sacked 22 times the last three games. He’s also been inaccurate, missing on
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

1. USC (2-0) The No. 2 Trojans didn’t exactly light up the world against Syracuse in a 42-29 win on Saturday, but even a relatively subpar performance included six touchdown passes from Matt Barkley and 20 combined catches between Robert Woods and Marquise Lee. USC takes on No. 21 Stanford
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