Robert Paylor

Family of Robert Paylor condemns USA rugby report

As Cal rugby begins its fall season, the hit that paralyzed Robert Paylor last season is back in the news after World Rugby’s decision not to further penalize any players for the play. In Cal’s national championship match against Arkansas State, Paylor’s neck was severely bent as players crushed him
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This Week in Bears: Natan Węgrzycki-Szymczyk honored, Stanford’s road ban lifted, new playing surfaces and Jack Clark criticizes hit

This Week in Bears features a plethora of topics, including Natan Węgrzycki-Szymczyk winning Pac-12 Men’s Rowing Athlete of the Year, the Stanford Band’s road ban being lifted, an examination of new playing surfaces at Memorial Stadium and Haas Pavilion and Cal rugby head coach Jack Clark’s comments on the hit which
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Updates on Robert Paylor’s condition

Approximately two-and-a-half weeks after sophomore Robert Paylor’s on-field injury during the first half of the Rugby 15s championship, a press conference was hosted at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center regarding Paylor’s condition. Speaking at the press conference were Robert Paylor’s father, Jeff Paylor, head coach Jack Clark and chief
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Robert Paylor’s paralysis makes athletic injustices more apparent

CAMPUS ISSUES: Risks to student athletes warrant more attention from campus administration

College athletes at UC Berkeley are essentially working a full-time job for the campus, and they’re not being paid for it. Let’s not mince words. A lot of college sports on major university campuses are professional in everything but name and pay. Student athletes train for long, grueling hours on
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Cal rugby wins Varsity Cup

The Bears capped off the rugby 15s season on high-note by winning the Penn Mutual Varsity Cup for the second consecutive season in a dominant 43-13 win over Arkansas State.
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