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Live Blog: Cal football vs. USC

Follow along as Daily Cal football beat writers Connor Byrne, Jonathan Kuperberg and Michael Rosen and sports editor Annie Gerlach give play-by-play and analysis of the Cal-USC game live from Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

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While the Trojans were fast asleep

Cal is never going to sneak up on USC again. Since 2003, the Bears have never seen an unfocused effort from the Trojans. And that’s not likely to change anytime soon. It’s just payback. In 2003, the Bears’ triple overtime win over then-No 1 USC ruined what would have been
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USC weapons set to test Cal defense

USC’s Matt Barkley was the Heisman Trophy frontrunner until last Saturday. The senior quarterback’s two interceptions led to a 21-14 loss to Stanford that bumped the Trojans down to No. 13 in the country and out of the national title picture, for now. The Cal football team does not expect
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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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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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Pac-12 South Preview: USC

The Year That Was It was a messy season for USC. For starters, Lane Kiffin’s squad went 8-5, including an embarrassing 36-7 showing against middling Oregon State. The team also fell at home to nemesis Notre Dame. Mostly, though, 2010 was disappointing because the Trojans were not allowed to play
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Showtime: A look at the preseason All-Pac-12 teams

The prolific Phil Steele has churned out his latest preseason accolades. The industry workhorse will release his All-American list on June 1 and is slowly rolling out his national top 25, but he’s already locked in the all-conference teams. Here are a few highlights from his inaugural preseason All-Pac-12 selections.