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Cal football’s Chad Hansen declares for 2017 NFL Draft

Redshirt junior wide receiver Chad Hansen, perhaps the Cal football team’s biggest and brightest star, announced Wednesday that he has chosen to forgo his senior year to enter the 2017 NFL Draft. After entering the season completely off the radar of NFL talent evaluators, the former walk-on is looking to
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It’s not them, it’s you

The most disappointing thing about Cal football on Saturday wasn’t that it lost. Fans shouldn’t be surprised at this point when the Bears lose. What was most concerning was Sonny Dykes’ comments during the postgame press conference when somebody asked him about his team’s unimpressive tackling. To summarize, Dykes talked
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The ineffectual NFL

Sports with Sophie

On May 28, 2015, Molly Brown reported to detectives that her then-husband, New York Giants kicker Josh Brown, had been physically violent toward her more than 20 times over the preceding years. The report was filed after Molly Brown called the police two days in a row — May 21
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Jared Goff delivers mixed results in Rams debut

With Cal-affiliated athletes kicking butt and taking names in the Olympics, it was almost easy to forget that this month marks the NFL debut for Jared Goff, who played his first preseason game for the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday against the Dallas Cowboys. The matchup was also the first
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‘Back to Football’

It’s the best time of year. No, it’s the greatest time of year. The fields are in perfect condition, and every single team gets to come into a game with hope and the view that anything is possible. The corniness aside, this really is all true. And this is also
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New trailer hits hard

There is no doubt that the NFL has been under an incredible amount of heat in the past year. From the recent video of Cris Carter speaking to rookies to the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson scandals to commissioner Roger Goodell’s handling of Deflategate, it would be hard to find
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‘Speaking real life’

Former NFL player Cris Carter’s comments at the 2014 NFL Rookie Symposium just reinforced the moral dilemma that I and many other NFL fans face. I hate the NFL. And I love the NFL. In case you missed it, ESPN ran a story on former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris
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