Cal rugby set for the annual Scrum Axe Match

Last season, the Bears beat Stanford 121-5 with a team made up of frosh-sophs and other reserves that featured the likes of sophomore scrumhalf Fawzi Kawash and senior lock Olivier Damas. Cal returns home Wednesday night against Stanford for the next chapter of the annual Scrum Axe match. The contest
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Cal hosts 117th Big Game vs. Stanford with upset hopes

Back in August, when the first college football rankings were released, Stanford found itself at No. 11 in the AP top 25. The Cal football team was nowhere to be seen, predicted by Vegas to finish with just three wins. Yet when the Bears (5-5, 3-5 Pac-12) host Stanford (5-5,
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Who has the edge in the Big Game?

There aren’t two 5-5 teams in the country that are more different than Cal and Stanford. The Bears make their living on their offense. We know this already. Cal’s offense puts up points in bunches, but its defense gives them up in bunches, too. Stanford is the opposite. The Cardinal
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Why is the “Big Game” not a big game?

College football is a tradition that many Cal students look forward to when they arrive at a Division-1 school. There’s something exhilarating about cramming into Memorial Stadium’s student section with hundreds of other fans and shouting “Go” — while the alumni answer back with “Bears” — at the top of your
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