Pac-12 Power Rankings: Midseason Gameday Edition

1. Oregon (6-0, 3-0 Pac-12) The Oregon train keeps on rolling, and it looks like someone cut the breaks. After a deceivingly close 45-24 win over a scrappy Washington squad last Saturday, it’s hard to see the No. 2 Ducks dropping another Pac-12 game. Marcus Mariota continues to slay any
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Down and Out: Exploring Cal football’s injury problems

“I’ve never seen anything like it.” Following the Washington State loss two weeks ago, that was the only way head coach Sonny Dykes could sum up the barrage of injuries that bombards his team — and especially the defense — every week. Defensive coordinator Andy Buh calls it a merry-go-round
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Keep calm and carry on

“Our goal right now is the Rose Bowl. That’s what we’re shooting for. That’s what we’re working for every day. That’s what we’re trying to do, and that’s all we can expect right now.” — Cal quarterback Jared Goff to ESPN on Aug. 22.
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Cal football falls to No. 11 UCLA, 37-10, at the Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. — On a first down in his own territory and up 17-0 early in the second quarter, UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley dropped back to pass, poised in a perfect pocket. Bruins wide receiver Damien Thigpen broke free of Michael Lowe’s man coverage and streaked down the field uncovered.
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Show me something, please

In Tuesday’s weekly press conference, head coach Sonny Dykes noted that despite his team’s poor play and 1-4 record this year, he has begun to see signs of life — signs that have led him to believe things are at least headed in the right direction. And for his sake
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Typical Cal on Saturday

Halfway through the second quarter Saturday, Cal’s defense literally caught what looked like an insanely lucky break. In a third-and-3 situation for Washington State, Cal junior safety Michael Lowe stepped in front of Connor Halliday’s pass for an interception. As he scrambled to find his footing, his knee grazed the
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Live blog: Cal football vs Washington State

After a 55-16 shellacking against Oregon at Eugene last week, the Cal football team returns to Berkeley looking for its first Pac-12 win. How will Sonny Dykes fare against his mentor Mike Leach and the Cougars’ Air Raid offense which ranks 14th in the nation in passing offense? Is this
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