Conference Questions

When will Rick Neuheisel get fired? If not today or tomorrow, surely it will be soon. Actually, UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero will probably wait until the end of the season to fire his head football coach. That’s what he did when he fired Karl Dorrell, Neuheisel’s predecessor. After Neuheisel
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Bears appear bowl-bound, but not blue-ribbon

Get ready for a December road trip, ladies and gentlemen — Cal is going bowling again. This is not a shocking projection, as the Bears are not going to a high-level bowl. No, this team is shaping up to be a sliver above average, which is enough for the players
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Cal crushes Utah for first Pac-12 win

SAN FRANCISCO — The Cal football team understands the importance of turnovers. Nine days ago, the Bears committed five turnovers, including an interception in their own end zone at the end of the first half, en route to a blowout loss to USC. Saturday afternoon, however, Cal was the one
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Cal vs. Utah Live Blog

Follow along as the Daily Cal football beat writers give play-by-play and analysis of the Cal-Utah game live from AT&T Park in San Francisco.

Cal hosts Utah in battle for first conference win

When shoulder surgery sidelined quarterback Jordan Wynn for the season, the Utah football team was forced to turn to Jon Hays, a junior transfer out of Butte College. That school’s most famous alum? Former Cal signal-caller Aaron Rodgers. Unfortunately for the Utes (3-3, 0-3 in the Pac-12), who head to
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The price is wrong in QB duel

Hays-Maynard. Two names that could sell Daewoos but not Chryslers, shrimp poppers but not scallops, Lenovos but not Macs. It’s the Tuesday Night Atlantic City undercard, the Billy Ray Cyrus opening act, the 1:30 matinee of anything starring Tara Reid. You’ll probably see something unusual, get maybe a cheap laugh
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 7

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (6-0, 4-0) It’s always a nice compliment for a team to be known as a “second half team.” Stanford is something more than that. The Cardinal are second-half slayers. They eradicate, exterminate and extinguish any semblance of hope that the opposition has of putting on
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Conference Questions

Can Washington upset Stanford? The No. 22 Huskies can certainly pull of an upset of No. 7 Stanford at the Farm on Saturday. But will they? Probably not. For starters, Stanford (6-0, 4-0 in the Pac-12) has Andrew Luck. The argument could end right here, but there’s more. Playing at
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Reflections on five years of futility

SAN FRANCISCO — I feel old, man. I’ve been out here since I was 17. I only missed two home games so I could visit my Grandfather. Yeah, I’ve gone and traveled on the road. Not in no Winnebago with them scantily clad sorority folk neither. My support doesn’t waver. I
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Five turnovers sink Bears against Trojans

SAN FRANCISCO — Zach Maynard and the Cal football team were stationed on the 10-yard line with perhaps the most necessary first-and-goal they had seen all season. With 55 ticks left in the first half, USC had already tossed up an effortless 20-0 lead. So Maynard lines up, takes the
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