Bears aiming for walk in the park at AT&T

FCS Presbyterian likely won’t have a prayer against an undefeated Cal squad in its home opener in San Francisco.

Leading off Wednesday afternoon’s press conference, one reporter asked how many snaps Cal head coach Jeff Tedford wants backup quarterback Allen Bridgford to get on Saturday against Presbyterian. This wasn’t the first type of question he had received about backups receiving extended playing time. “At any opportunity that we have
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Brothers in arms

Marshawn Lynch and Justin Forsett were as close as brothers during their time at Cal. Now, they have been reunited in the NFL.

On June 18, 2010, running back Marshawn Lynch left early from Buffalo Bills Optional Team Activites, an action that raised more than a couple eyebrows. This coming about a year after the Oakland native received a misdemeanor weapons charge that resulted in a three-game suspension during the 2009 NFL season,
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (2-0) Saturday afternoon at Raleigh’s, the screens flashed from the Cal-Colorado game to Stanford-Duke highlights and fans in the Telegraph bar cheered. They cheered, because it was only halftime and the Cardinal were only up 17-7 against Duke and Andrew Luck — for the first
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Overtime win marks satisfying start to fall

BOULDER, Colo. — I’ve always been a summerboy at heart. Until about the fourth grade, I cried for hours the day before school started. I sure relish watching the “World Champion” Giants plummet into their usual irrelevance — so in that regard I wish the summer would never end. But
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Allen’s catch halts Buffalo stampede in overtime thriller

BOULDER, Colo. — With Colorado defensive back Parker Orms tucked inside in single coverage, quarterback Zach Maynard saw the matchup he wanted. Lining up out wide, receiver Keenan Allen saw a matchup that he could exploit. Cal head coach Jeff Tedford saw both of these things. And so what did
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Don’t be sleeping on Buffs in Boulder

We all know what happened when Cal played Colorado last year. The Bears embarrassed the Buffaloes, 52-7. Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen threw three picks. The Buffs coughed up the ball twice. It was ugly. But that was last year, and at Memorial Stadium. And Colorado is a different team at
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Bears travel, brace for Colorado’s revenge bid

A year ago, Tyler Hansen entered Memorial Stadium and left with one of his worst statlines as a Colorado quarterback. On the first two drives, he couldn’t move past his own 12. His third fizzled with a lost fumble. And after taking six sacks from Cal’s defense in that 52-7
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Pac-12 Power Rankings

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (1-0) In short, the Cardinal took care of business on Saturday. The squad, now ranked sixth in the country, easily defeated San Jose State, 57-3 on Saturday. Andrew Luck began his Heisman candidacy with somewhat modest stats, for him at least. The redshirt junior quarterback was
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