Mychal Kendricks (30) was the second Cal player off the board on Friday, taken by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 46th overall pick. The linebacker was the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year in 2011.

Schwartz, Kendricks, Anger among six Bears taken in NFL Draft

Cal punter Bryan Anger didn’t lack confidence heading into the NFL draft. “I think I’m the top guy that’s going to go,” he said of his position amongst the other punters. “I’m pretty much guaranteed to get drafted.” Accordingly, he scheduled a draft viewing party for his friends and family
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With Memorial closed, Bears find new lair

With Memorial Stadium currently undergoing renovations and on schedule to open for the 2012 season, the Cal football team has made a temporary home across the Bay at AT&T Park. Opened in 2000 as the new home for the San Francisco Giants, the park is widely considered to be one
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Not warfare, but fanfare

In Don DeLillo’s “End Zone,” one of the characters remarks halfway through the novel that there is no need to metaphorically confuse football with warfare. The waving banners, bands and hordes of screaming fans do not recall military imagery, he says, and the warriors charging and bleeding up and down
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The many faces of Lane Kiffin.

A day in the life of Lane Kiffin

DISCLAIMER!!! This story is purely a work of fiction and satire. 8:03 a.m. Lane Kiffin, the USC football team’s 36-year-old head coach, wakes up early after a long night of work and goes for a jog with his dog. After charging two miles uphill, he yells at the lagging canine
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Many Berkeley eateries expect drop in sales from the gameday crowd

If hardcore Cal fans were disappointed by the news that Cal football would be moving from Memorial Stadium to AT&T Park for the 2011 season, imagine the dismay of countless Berkeley business owners who would otherwise take advantage of the hoards of hungry spectators flooding the campus and surrounding streets.
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Many local restaurants expect drop in sales from gameday crowd

If hardcore Cal fans were disappointed by the news that Cal football would be moving from Memorial Stadium to AT&T Park for the 2011 season, imagine the dismay of countless Berkeley business owners who would otherwise take advantage of the hoards of hungry spectators flooding the campus and surrounding streets.
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