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The price is wrong in QB duel

Hays-Maynard. Two names that could sell Daewoos but not Chryslers, shrimp poppers but not scallops, Lenovos but not Macs. It’s the Tuesday Night Atlantic City undercard, the Billy Ray Cyrus opening act, the 1:30 matinee of anything starring Tara Reid. You’ll probably see something unusual, get maybe a cheap laugh
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Cal managed 329 total offensive yards against USC, 16 more yards than the Trojans logged.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 7

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (6-0, 4-0) It’s always a nice compliment for a team to be known as a “second half team.” Stanford is something more than that. The Cardinal are second-half slayers. They eradicate, exterminate and extinguish any semblance of hope that the opposition has of putting on
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Isi does it

Extras from Isi Sofele interview

On having seven siblings “I lost track. Too many of us. I don’t know how my parents did it. My mom is a strong woman. My dad just raised us all being athletes, trained us since we were younger.”

Bears had HOW many turnovers? #sad #typiCAL

So Thursday night, on ESPN, the Cal football team lost to the USC football team. This is not an unusual occurrence, seeing as how the USC football team has now come out victorious in such instances an astounding eight years in a row. That’s two full presidential terms, or the
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The odyssey of Cal’s loss to the Trojans

Instead of writing this story as an epic poem in dactylic hexameter, I decided to do another play-by-play of some of the key points in Cal’s loss to USC. All times are best estimates.

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Five turnovers sink Bears against Trojans

SAN FRANCISCO — Zach Maynard and the Cal football team were stationed on the 10-yard line with perhaps the most necessary first-and-goal they had seen all season. With 55 ticks left in the first half, USC had already tossed up an effortless 20-0 lead. So Maynard lines up, takes the
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Isi Sofele

Dreams from my father

Isi Sofele’s father never had a chance to attend college and play football, so he quit his job and trained his kids. Now his son is Cal’s starting running back and living his father’s dream.

When Isi Sofele was 11 years old, he made it to nationals in track. There was just one problem — it cost $1,200 to go. Sofele had one question: How much would it cost to bring his whole family too? “He knew money was an issue for us,” his mother
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Sean Cattouse

Basic instinct

Sean Cattouse left his home at quarterback to travel across the country to play defense for Cal. Now a senior leading the secondary, Cattouse knows his instincts didn’t lead him astray.

It’s December 2006 and Sean Cattouse is stranded in a hotel room over 1,800 miles from his home. This is not how he envisioned his official visit to a school that had shown interest in him for several months. His player sponsor, Brandon Jones, is nowhere to be found and
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