Turning points: 120 years’ history of the Big Game

In the historic rivalry between Cal and Stanford, anything goes — that includes tear gas, Axe hunts and fourth-quarter miracles. It all comes down to the Big Game, and this year is the 115th installment. Before Saturday’s noon kickoff, take a walk down memory lane and relive some of the rivalry’s most illustrious moments.
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 7

1. Oregon (6-0, 3-0) Oregon fell to third in the BCS Standings on their idle weekend. Critics of the Ducks have crept out of the woodshed this week, claiming Oregon hasn’t played a quality opponent. Tell that to a Washington squad who took down Stanford, or an Arizona team that
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A day in the life of a Stanford Tree

DISCLAIMER!!! This story is purely a work of fiction and satire. 7:12 A.M. The Tree rolls out of bed and proceeds to down seven shots of dry gin in order to obtain its necessary Blood Alcohol Concentration of 0.15. To the Tree, it’s all part of a balanced breakfast. Despite
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Things getting better all the time

PULLMAN, WASH — That much maligned Cal offensive line is starting to grow up a little bit. For the majority of the season thus far, Cal’s front five have been by far the weakest portion of the team and shouldered much of the blame for the team’s 1-4 start. Over
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Bears leach off early turnovers for second conference win

PULLMAN, Wash. — Cal’s run game simply could not be stopped. The Bears (3-4, 2-2 in the Pac-12) won their first road game of the 2012 season on Saturday night, riding the ground game to a 31-17 win over Washington State. “I thought the offensive line played really well,” head
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Bears to attack zombies in Pullman clash

If the Washington State football team resembles any imagery that head coach Mike Leach uses to describe it, the Bears won’t have any trouble in their Saturday night contest in Pullman, Wash. “Some of (the seniors) have been great, and some of them have been very poor,” Leach said. “Some
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Bears must avoid Cougars’ trap in Pullman

On the bumpy, desolate Pac-12 road, Pullman could very well be the Cal football team’s blind spot. With the Big Game on the horizon and last week’s big win in their rearview mirror, the Bears’ Saturday evening date with Washington State is the definition of a trap game. Look ahead
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 6

1. Oregon (6-0, 2-0) The Pac-12 title race is getting a little boring. The Ducks just keep rolling over their opponents, beating Washington 52-21 last Saturday in a game that somehow was even more of a blowout than the score indicates. Oregon has yet to score less than 42 points
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