Jonathan Kuperberg

Wake me up when September ends

Just this year, just this once, September should have 28 days. It would be so much more simple if Saturday was the first of October and not the 29th of September. Because September has not gone so well for the Cal football team. The Bears opened the season — and
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Game analysis: Should Cal have gone for it on 4th and 1?

D'Amato had already missed two field goals before fourth quarter 42-yard try

Tedford lets the clock wind down to 4:25. He calls a timeout and out trots D’Amato. “At that point in the game, you’re there to go ahead,” Tedford said. “When it’s 28-28 on the scoreboard and there are four minutes left to play, we are going to go for (the field goal). We wanted to put some points on the board.”
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Jonathan Kuperberg

Hope is a good thing for Cal fans

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Hope is a funny thing. It’s certainly a good thing, maybe even one of the best of things. And even after the Cal football team’s 35-28 loss at Ohio State on Saturday, that hope won’t die. Despite playing the No. 12 team in the country on its
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Cal nearly bucks Ohio State at Horseshoe

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It took Brendan Bigelow 21 seconds to make the Cal faithful believe on Saturday. It only took Vince D’Amato a few seconds to bring Ohio Stadium back to life. On the heels of Bigelow’s 59-yard touchdown run to tie the game in the fourth quarter and an
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