Power Rankings: No. 4 men’s swim

It’s not the fault of the Cal men’s swim team that it comes in so low on this list. After winning NCAA championships in 2011 and 2012, the Bears finished second at the NCAAs in March, a finish that felt disappointing only because the team has done so much in
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Power Rankings: No. 10 men’s gymnastics

Editor’s Note: Over summer, the Daily Californian will be releasing its power rankings of Cal’s sports as decided by the Daily Cal sports staff. Stay tuned for No. 8 and No. 7 next week! At first glance, being ranked the No. 7 team in the country seems pretty incredible for
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 9

1. Oregon (8-0, 5-0) There’s not much more you can ask of Oregon. Through eight games this year, the Ducks have outscored their opponents 427-155 and have yet to be held under 40 points in a game. Saturday’s 70-14 win over Colorado was just the latest blowout in what might
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

1. USC (2-0) The No. 2 Trojans didn’t exactly light up the world against Syracuse in a 42-29 win on Saturday, but even a relatively subpar performance included six touchdown passes from Matt Barkley and 20 combined catches between Robert Woods and Marquise Lee. USC takes on No. 21 Stanford
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 9

No. 1: Washington (20-8, 13-3) Washington can almost turn on cruise control; win its last two games, and a Pac-12 Championship banner goes up at Hec Ed. The Huskies must play both in Los Angeles, but they’ll finish off the season with arguably their easiest stretch of the season. USC
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 8 (Movie edition)

For the antepenultimate Pac-12 Power Rankings of women’s basketball season, we have decided to pick a movie that corresponds to each team. Enjoy. No. 1: Stanford (24-1, 15-0) – The Usual Suspects So the movie title is actually stolen from a Casablanca line, but it nonetheless holds true for the
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 8 (Song Edition)

For our antepenultimate Pac-12 Power Rankings of the men’s basketball season, we have decided to go a different route — a different octave, if you will. We have chosen a song to correspond with each team on our list. Enjoy. No. 1: California (22-6, 12-3) — Aretha Franklin, “Respect” The Bears
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 7

No. 1: California (20-6, 10-3) The Bears picked the right time to complete their first road sweep of the Pac-12 season. They had fallen from their first-place perch after falling to Arizona at home. Given the state of the Pac-12, winning the conference is Cal’s best chance at making the
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 6

No. 1: Stanford (20-1, 11-0) Stanford had no problems in sweeping the Arizona schools last weekend, continuing its perfection. The Ogwumikes did their usual things, chalking another pair of double-doubles to their WNBA resumes. But in the squad’s 91-51 destruction against the Wildcats, it was forward Joslyn Tinkle that took
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