Wake me up when September ends

Just this year, just this once, September should have 28 days. It would be so much more simple if Saturday was the first of October and not the 29th of September. Because September has not gone so well for the Cal football team. The Bears opened the season — and
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Arioto’s walk-off homer puts Cal one win from Pac-12 title

Valerie Arioto hit a walk-off home run as the Cal softball team completed a come-from-behind 4-2 win over No. 2 Arizona State Thursday afternoon at Levine-Fricke Field, putting Cal one win away from clinching its first outright Pac-12 title since 1987. Down 2-0 in the middle of the sixth inning,
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Bullpen woes cost Cal game at Arizona State

Going into this season, the bullpen was the Cal baseball team’s biggest question mark. The Bears’ shockingly abysmal defense, which leads the league in errors, deflected attention away from Cal’s relievers during the squad’s recent struggles, but that preseason question reared its ugly head on Sunday. The thin bullpen fell
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Slow start spells doom for Bears

Cal had nothing to lose. The team trailed by two points with only a minute remaining in a contest against No. 5 Arizona State. Coach Richard Corso pulled junior keeper Lindsay Dorst to gain an extra attacker. All the Bears could hope for was a comeback miracle. Cal failed to
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Can anyone beat Stanford in the women’s Pac-12 Tournament?

The contenders: Cal, USC, Arizona State

The last time the Cardinal lost a conference game was in 2009, when Cal topped Stanford by a mere three points in Haas Pavilion on a January day. But that’s it, and that was over three years ago. The Stanford women’s basketball team has virtually manhandled its conference opponents (if
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Cal torches Sun Devils with 68-47 win at Haas

There wasn’t much surprise when Jordan Bachynski, who at 7-foot-2 is the tallest basketball player in Arizona State history, used his five-inch advantage to win the opening tip against Cal’s David Kravish. And as the ball sailed back toward those black and gold uniforms, hope hung in the Haas Pavilion
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Bears outshoot Devils in desert duel

TEMPE, Ariz. — It was a shootout in the West, a desert duel to end the regular season. Back and forth it went on Friday night at Sun Devil Stadium. Brock Osweiler matching Zach Maynard, Isi Sofele and C.J. Anderson matching Cameron Marshall. Close to 1,000 yards of total offense.
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Live Blog: Cal vs. Arizona State

Follow along as sports editor Jonathan Kuperberg gives play-by-play and analysis of the Cal-Arizona State regular season finale live from Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz.