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Who Would You Rather: Team Wes or Team Williams

In this series, we’ve been dealing mostly with the cream of the crop when it comes to former Cal athletes. Marshawn Lynch, Aaron Rodgers and Tony Gonzalez are all among the best ever at their positions. Now we’ll be taking a look at a slightly different caliber of former Bear
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Don’t overhype young athletes

Chris Yoder shares thoughts on the media hype surrounding 14-year-old Andy Zhang and 17-year-old Beau Hossler, who became darlings of the national media — one for his solid performance at the U.S. Open and the other for just being lucky enough to get there. The two have become famous overnight simply for being so young.
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Danielle Alojado

Scouting report on Stanford

The Daily Cal sports staff shares its thoughts on the past, present and future of Stanford University.

The origins of the university The death of Leland Stanford’s only son presented the tycoon with an opportunity. All the other robber barons in the League of Rich Ass Gentlemen had grand memorials, and J.P. Morgan’s smack-talking was getting annoying. Stanford’s horse farm, where he used to trip out on
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