Cal to add sand volleyball as 30th sport

Cal will add sand volleyball as its 30th sport, Cal Athletics announced Thursday. The sport will be played in the spring semester, with players from the fall indoor team making up the roster in the team’s first year. Sand volleyball will also be coached by current volleyball head coach Rich
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Barbour is on the hot seat

CAMPUS ISSUES: Athletic Director Sandy Barbour has had some success, but her record is marred by academic and on-the-field failures.

Cal football fans finally have some good news: After a season of missed tackles, inept coaching and too many injuries to count, our nightmare is over. Cal’s miserable, one-win season is over. When Athletic Director Sandy Barbour, brought aboard in 2004, hired Sonny Dykes earlier this year  — inking him
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No longer bright and Sonny

Whenever a coach is blessed with a fresh start, the drawbacks are glazed over and the strengths are magnified. Barbour didn’t mention that Dykes’ Louisiana Tech Bulldogs finished dead last in Division I in total defense.
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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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