Fall Camp Notebook: Day Six

Starting fullback Eric Stevens will be out for the entire season after tearing the ACL in his right knee during Wednesday’s full pads practice. The junior, who has injured when he planted his leg awkwardly during a team drill, started five games last season. He had initially not felt any
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day Five

Eric Stevens was crumpled against the turf, on the wrong side of a Chris McCain interception. The fullback had been the intended target, a great defensive play and awkward leg plant leaving him incapacitated for the time being. Stevens was just one casualty in the Cal football team’s first fall
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day Four

In April, defensive backs coach Ashley Ambrose watched two of his former pupils pick up tickets to the pros. Colorado’s star cornerbacks, Jimmy Smith and Jalil Brown, were plucked in the first and fourth rounds. He thinks he sees something better here at Cal. “Those guys were talented, but there
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day Three

A reporter asked Chris McCain what animal he would be, and the freshman linebacker picked a cheetah. “I like to run,” he said. McCain was all over the place on Monday, invading the backfield on the third day of fall camp — the second of three on the schedule that
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day Two

Could Keenan Allen and Marvin Jones become the Pac-12’s best receiving duo? “I think he and I can definitely be one of the top tandems in the nation,” Jones said Sunday. It’s easy to make these sorts of predictions after the second day of fall training camp at Witter Rugby
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Rock Steady

In three years, Jana Juricova has become Cal's most decorated tennis player. Through the stardom, she has remained humble.

Jana Juricova had so much more to talk about. Just last month, Cal’s tennis star traveled to Rhode Island’s International Tennis Hall of Fame to receive her National College Player of the Year award. The first singles player in program history to receive the honor, Juricova stood shoulder-to-shoulder with 2011
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day One

With a new season approaching, the Cal football team kicked off fall camp on Saturday at a brand-new location. Having traveled all around the Bay Area for spring practices, the Bears finally got to work at their practice facility at Witter Rugby Field. Though it’s hard to take away anything
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Mike Neu named Cal baseball’s pitching coach

In the spring of 2012, the Cal baseball team will look to build on a magical College World Series run. Luckily, the newest addition to the Bears’ staff is no stranger to success in Omaha, Neb. Former University of Miami (Fla.) closer Mike Neu, who helped the Hurricanes to a
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Pac-12 South Preview: UCLA

The Year That Was The good news? UCLA’s road upset of then-No. 7 Texas gave us this great viral moment. Other than that, there wasn’t much to smile about in Westwood. The football monopoly in Los Angeles still isn’t over — not even close, despite the Bruins’ competitor being downsized.
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Tedford talks defense at Bay Area Media Day

SAN FRANCISCO — The Cal football team’s defense was the best in the conference last season. A few months later, it lost three starters to the NFL Draft, including first-rounder Cameron Jordan. Consider that the Pac-10 added two members, and that lofty rank will probably be … better? “Two reasons,”
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