Remember His Name

Ten years ago, Mark Bingham helped bring down a hijacked flight. Today, his mother continues to preserve his memory.

The ease with which Alice Hoagland speaks about her son is not merely admirable but extraordinary. Almost 10 years removed from the day that saw her son rise as an American hero, the mother of Mark Bingham — the former Cal rugby player who helped bring down the hijacked United
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Bears adjusting to life without Morgan

Since the start of the season, the attention on the Cal women’s soccer team was focused not on the present roster, but on the player no longer with the team. Over the summer at the Women’s World Cup, star striker Alex Morgan skyrocketed to becoming one of America’s most popular
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Former Cal ruggers to play in World Cup

The Cal rugby team has quite a reputation in the United States, having won a staggering 26 national championships in program history, including the 2011 title. With the opening of the Rugby World Cup on Sept. 11, the Cal name reaches the international stage. More than any university or even
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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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Midweek notebook: Familiar faces and Superman

Coaching musical chairs The college football coaching carousel seems to be constantly moving — especially when it comes to assistants, but the Cal and Colorado football teams looked like they agreed on a swap after last season. Passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach Eric Kiesau as well as defensive
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Diouf’s three goals halt Bears

There were three spots and a three-goal deficit separating the No. 7 Cal men’s soccer team (1-1-1) and No. 4 UConn (3-0-0) as the Huskies sent the Bears home with their first defeat of the season. Sunday’s game at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium was postponed due to a lack of
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Gehan impresses in Bears’ first road trip

For the second consecutive weekend, the No. 1 Cal volleyball team registered three straight-set wins in a preseason tournament and had a member of the squad named the tournament MVP. Somewhat surprisingly, neither time has the trophy gone to All-American outside hitter Tarah Murrey. Last weekend, middle/right side hitter Correy
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Don’t dub Maynard Cal’s savior just yet

SAN FRANCISCO — Two passes into Cal’s season, Zach Maynard went to the sideline and apologized to Jeff Tedford. Who wouldn’t, with a quarterback rating of -200? His first incompletion erased by an illegal formation penalty, the Bears’ new starter walked away from his first series 0-of-1, with an interception
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Bears thrash Tigers in NorPac opener

If anyone was worried about a letdown after two upset victories the previous week, the Cal field hockey team answered back emphatically. The squad’s 10-0 victory over Pacific was the most goals the Bears have posted since they blanked Appalachian State, 11-0, six years ago. Right from the start, Cal
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