Bears washed away in Big Series loss

Cal ends regular season by losing five of last six conference games

Save Cal Baseball banners were still around to help close out Evans Diamond’s final showing this spring, the annual Big Series against Stanford. Some fliers were stacked at the front desk, and T-shirts still popped up in the season-high crowd of 1,358 — even if the Bears’ reinstatement was already
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Senior-heavy contingent qualifies for NCAA Championships

Sodaro to make return appearance in steeplechase

After a rocky start to his senior season, Steve Sodaro has the chance to end his collegiate career on a high note. He ran his fastest 3000m steeplechase of the season at this past weekend’s NCAA West Preliminaries to advance to next week’s NCAA Championships, where he will aim to
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Henderson blanks Wildcats in Super Regional opener

Echavarria's solo shot provides lone run for Bears

Already a proven road team, the Cal softball team may have found a home away from home in the Bluegrass state. The No. 5 Bears (43-10) took a 1-0 decision over Kentucky at the UK Softball Complex in Lexington, Ky., in the first game of the best of three  series.
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Poor execution dooms Bears against Card

The Cal baseball team was silent. They packed their bags wordlessly and quietly tidied the Evans Diamond infield. Vince Bruno slamming together the soles of his cleats was the only thing that broke them out of their reverie, but even that was only momentary. As soon as he was done
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Andersson posts big upset, advances with Juricova at NCAAs

In the first three days of the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, senior Mari Andersson produced the biggest upset of the tournament — bouncing No. 2 Maria Sanchez of USC, 6-2, 6-3, in Thursday’s second round of singles at Stanford’s Taube Tennis Center. After defeating Georgia Tech’s Jillian O’Neill in
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Early doubles loss ends Cal’s NCAA run

The Cal men’s tennis squad concluded its run at the NCAA Championships on Thursday when junior Nick Andrews and sophomore Christoffer Konigsfeldt fell in the first round of the doubles tournament. The  Bears’ 23rd-ranked tandem lost 6-4, 7-5, to the No. 17 duo of Sekou Bangoura Jr. and Alexander Lacroix
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Showtime: A look at the preseason All-Pac-12 teams

The prolific Phil Steele has churned out his latest preseason accolades. The industry workhorse will release his All-American list on June 1 and is slowly rolling out his national top 25, but he’s already locked in the all-conference teams. Here are a few highlights from his inaugural preseason All-Pac-12 selections.

Bears jump on Tigers early in nonconference finale

The last time David Esquer made this many substitutions, the Cal baseball team was mired in an 8-0 hole after six innings at Stanford. Tuesday afternoon’s 9-2 win at Pacific was nearly a complete 180 — the Bears were already up 8-2 after three. Backed by left fielder Austin Booker’s
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Press Room Banter: A San Jose Sharks fan is born

I’m not a bandwagon fan. I love the Green Bay Packers because my dad hails from Wisconsin and I grew up around cheese heads and Brett Favre jerseys. Hell, I’m still hanging in there with the L.A. Dodgers, even though it might have been far less heart-wrenching to switch my
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Early upset can’t deliver Bears a victory over Vols

Cal bounced in round of 16 despite knocking off Tennessee's top-ranked doubles team

Thursday had all the makings of a classic underdog story. With the score sitting at 6-4 in favor of Tennessee, the nation’s top-ranked tandem of Boris Conkic and John Patrick-Smith were two points way from securing the doubles point against Cal in the NCAA round of 16. But in a
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