Farewell column: Nostalgia, ultra

I’ve been dreading this column for about two and a half years. With only 16 days left in my time as an undergraduate, it is my unfortunate turn to continue the tradition of the “former sports editor’s gratuitously long, convoluted farewell column.” Combing through sentimentality has never been my strong
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These are my confessions

When I was in third grade, a group of boys in my class were discussing football. “Patriots” was thrown around a lot, especially because they had won the Super Bowl the season prior and were about to win another. I also heard “Colts” — almost always coupled with “Peyton Manning”
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Cal decides to keep 2014 Big Game in Berkeley

On Thursday, Cal Athletics Director Sandy Barbour released a statement that the Cal football team will not play its 2014 game against Stanford at the San Francisco 49ers’ brand-new stadium after fans and alumni reacted negatively to the possible move.
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Cal, Stanford consider shifting 2014 Big Game to Santa Clara

Cal and Stanford are considering moving the site of the 2014 Big Game from California Memorial Stadium to Levi’s Stadium, the San Francisco 49ers’ new home, in Santa Clara. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the 49ers and the Santa Clara Stadium Authority proposed the move to Cal and Stanford
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Sports in Brief: Derrick Hill signs with hometown Raiders

Derrick Hill got to play close to home when he came to Cal in 2006. Now, he’ll fight for the chance to play even closer as a professional. The Bears’ former nose tackle, who first played football at Oakland’s McClymonds High School, signed with the NFL’s Oakland Raiders as an
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More Bears to join NFL teams

With NFL football officially returning, the free agent bonanza has begun — and four undrafted Cal players may now get their chances to impress. Since the new CBA was signed on Monday to end a four-and-a-half month lockout, receiver Jeremy Ross, tackle Donovan Edwards, cornerback Darian Hagan and nose tackle
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