Price is right for Washington in 31-23 win over Cal

SEATTLE — On its fourth snap of the game, the Cal offense covered 90 yards on a single pass. That the Bears couldn’t cover two in four tries spelled their downfall. The Cal football team’s 31-23 loss at Washington on Saturday had all the makings of a comeback. Quarterback Zach
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Bears fall to Huskies in Seattle

The Cal football team lost, 31-23, to Washington on Saturday. It is the Bears’ first loss of the season. Full recap to follow. For now, relive the heartbreaking loss below on football beat writer Jack Wang’s live blog from Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Bears prepared to bite back at Huskies after last year’s sting

The Cal football team ended its 2010 season with a nasty dog bite. Last November, Washington drove the length of Memorial Stadium and scored a touchdown as time — and the Bears’ postseason aspirations — expired. The loss still stings for Cal, making Saturday’s 12:30 p.m. face-off at Husky Stadium
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Pac-12 opener will reveal what words won’t

It’s never a surprise when football coaches and players offer dry responses about an upcoming game because there is often not too much to say. Cal coach Jeff Tedford has always been reserved about what he says to the press mainly because he may in fact stand little to benefit
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 3

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (3-0, 1-0) Andrew Luck can do pretty much anything. He can effortlessly place a football in his receiver’s hands from dozens of yards away. He can fake an entire defense and camera crew and pick up yards by tucking the ball and running down field.
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Program’s winningest coach rebuilt program

SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Tedford has been through a lot in his 10 years as the Cal football team’s head coach, but answering questions in front of reporters on Saturday nearly brought him to tears. Cal had just routed Presbyterian, 63-12, and the win was Tedford’s 75th, making him the winningest
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Cal defeats Presbyterian 63-12

SAN FRANCISCO — By the end of the first quarter, the Cal football team had scored two touchdowns and was in position for a third. Presbyterian, meanwhile, had zero yards of offense. So with what was almost certainly the easiest of his 75 career victories, Jeff Tedford became the winningest
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Bears aiming for walk in the park at AT&T

FCS Presbyterian likely won’t have a prayer against an undefeated Cal squad in its home opener in San Francisco.

Leading off Wednesday afternoon’s press conference, one reporter asked how many snaps Cal head coach Jeff Tedford wants backup quarterback Allen Bridgford to get on Saturday against Presbyterian. This wasn’t the first type of question he had received about backups receiving extended playing time. “At any opportunity that we have
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