Heavy underdog Cal football team heads to No. 6 Washington

After two consecutive games of collapse after being within one score during the fourth quarter, the Cal football team aims to bounce back as it heads to Washington this weekend for its second consecutive road game. Easier said than done. Cal is at least a 26-point underdog to No. 6
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Cal football must stop the bleeding

It wasn’t too long ago that Justin Wilcox led Cal football to a 3-0 start through what was generally ranked as the hardest schedule in FBS football. It’s hardly been a week since the Bears were leading a top-five team at home! But all of a sudden, the promising start
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Cal falls to Oregon on road, 45-24

A cold night in Eugene seemed a bit colder to the Cal football team, which lost a bit more of its 3-0 luster with its second straight loss in Pac-12 play, losing 45-24 to the Ducks. The Oregon offense spent most of its time in the end zone, the Oregon
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Cal football heads to Oregon for Pac-12 North showdown

Cal football fans have a fond recent memory of Oregon. They likely remember last year’s shootout double-overtime contest at California Memorial Stadium, which ended 52-49 extremely late into the night on an interception by Cal linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk. But history is written by the victors, so Cal fans may be
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Cal vs. USC football shootaround

What will be the key to stopping Sam Darnold? Andrew Wild: They have to goad Darnold into turning the ball over. He hasn’t been stingy with turnovers this year, and the Bears have done a great job in that area. If they don’t force turnovers, then I don’t know that
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And now, the end is near

It would be easy to sing the praises of the Cal football team and its head coach, Justin Wilcox. A victory against an SEC school, no matter how ugly, is a huge step forward for a team trying to assert a play style and identity that will live on long
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Ole Miss football shootaround

Who’s got to step up on defense? Vikram Muller: Defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter and the front seven. After a passive three quarters against Weber State, Cal finally started to blitz late and with decent success. De Ruyter should cautiously utilize this a bit more than he has this season. With
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Costs of winning

You can’t say we weren’t warned. All week, Cal football head coach Justin Wilcox preached that Weber State was a well-coached team and that it would be another tough game to win. Offensive coordinator Beau Baldwin was similarly effusive about the Wildcats and their aggressive defense. It’s not like there
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