Juricova’s dominance headlines Cal’s campaign

When Jana Juricova won the NCAA singles title on May 30, she capped off one of the most dominant individual seasons in the history of Cal women’s tennis. After the Bears’ third-round elimination in the NCAA Team Championships the week before, Juricova made sure she would not have another early
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Patriot games: Cal blanks Dallas Baptist in Super Regional opener

Jones dominant, Bears' bats shine in Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Midway through what was supposed to be its final season, the Cal baseball team’s bats fell flat and its arms looked drained. A program with no future, its present started flickering away as well. “We’re going to rebound like no Cal team has before,” starting pitcher
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Seven Bears taken in MLB Draft

In the incredible rush of winning the Houston Regional on Monday, this week’s MLB Draft found a way to fade into the background. Nonetheless, through the course of the Draft’s 50 rounds, seven Cal baseball players had their lives changed in another new way. Righty pitcher Erik Johnson led the
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Cardiac Cal: Bears complete stunning rally against Baylor, advance to Super Regionals

Cal overcomes early 7-1 deficit, scores four in the bottom of the ninth to win

Some ancient philosopher, probably misattributed and misquoted through the centuries, once said that the rough road leads to the height of greatness. Maybe this isn’t the height; maybe there are greater things left to achieve for a team that, not long ago, had no future. But this must be close.
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Lightning strikes: Cal tops Rice, Baylor to preserve season

Bunting homers twice to spark Bears over Baylor

On Sunday afternoon, the Cal baseball team’s season seemed like it would never end. For nearly three hours, it sat around as lightning warnings repeatedly delayed an elimination game tied at 3-3 midway through the eighth. But a little rest was all the Bears needed to survive another day, notching
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Men’s side settles for third place at IRA Championship

First held in 1895, the  Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship Regatta is the oldest college rowing championship in the United States. The Cal men’s crew team has won the IRA national championship 16 times in program history, second to Cornell. The Bears’ most recent national victory was just last year and
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Men’s golf takes 19th at NCAA Championships

Despite a standout performance from sophomore Michael Weaver,  the Cal men’s golf team could not do enough to advance past the first three rounds at last week’s NCAA Championships in Stillwater, Okla. Weaver recorded the program’s highest-ever individual NCAA finish, placing eighth overall after shooting an even-par 216 during 54-hole
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Utah upends Bears in sevens tourney quarterfinal

The Cal rugby team has every other squad’s number for the past two years — except Utah in seven-a-side play. The Bears manhandled the Utes in the national semifinals three weeks ago in the standard 15-a-side competition, 62-14. But for the last two years, Utah has ended Cal’s season in
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Bears break through to end Sweet 16 drought

A less thankful coach might have been disappointed with a round of 16 exit at the NCAA Team Championships. The No. 14 Cal men’s tennis team lost, 4-2, to third-ranked Tennessee in the third round of competition — but for Peter Wright, the results dismissed a crucial doubt that hovered
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