USC wide receiver not dead wood

Following a losing season in 2010 and in the midst of a 2011 campaign that doesn’t seem that much more promising, Cal football fans can still take solace in one person — Keenan Allen. The sophomore wide receiver has lived up to his five-star billing so far in the season’s
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Bears’ defense not out of Woods just yet

With one of the conference’s most prolific offenses coming to town in the middle of the week, the Cal defense has to complete one task: not get lost in the Woods. Playing on its second consecutive Thursday night, the Cal football team (3-2, 0-2 in the Pac-12) welcomes USC —
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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 4

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (3-0, 1-0) The Cardinal did not have a game this week. But since the squad is still undefeated and Andrew Luck is still the quarterback, Stanford nonetheless tops the power rankings. The team faces the daunting challenge of UCLA this weekend. — Jonathan Kuperberg No.
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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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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (2-0) Saturday afternoon at Raleigh’s, the screens flashed from the Cal-Colorado game to Stanford-Duke highlights and fans in the Telegraph bar cheered. They cheered, because it was only halftime and the Cardinal were only up 17-7 against Duke and Andrew Luck — for the first
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Pac-12 Power Rankings

NORTH DIVISION No. 1: Stanford (1-0) In short, the Cardinal took care of business on Saturday. The squad, now ranked sixth in the country, easily defeated San Jose State, 57-3 on Saturday. Andrew Luck began his Heisman candidacy with somewhat modest stats, for him at least. The redshirt junior quarterback was
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Pac-12 Preview

The Daily Cal sports desk gives its predictions for the 2011 Pac-12 conference season. Pac-12 Championship Game: Oregon over Utah Defensive Player of the Year: Mychal Kendricks, Cal Offensive Player of the Year: Andrew Luck, Stanford Coach of the Year: Kyle Whittingham, Utah NORTH DIVISION 1. Oregon The Ducks, if
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Save the date: The best fall home games

Football: Sept. 17 vs. Presbyterian I know, I know — why would you want to watch a game that Rivals.com listed as 2011’s most embarrassing matchup between the Big Six and FCS? Barring Tedford-fired-on-the-spot catastrophe, Cal is going to win. Presbyterian College is a school of 1,300 people. Its Wikipedia
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Pac-12 South Preview: USC

The Year That Was It was a messy season for USC. For starters, Lane Kiffin’s squad went 8-5, including an embarrassing 36-7 showing against middling Oregon State. The team also fell at home to nemesis Notre Dame. Mostly, though, 2010 was disappointing because the Trojans were not allowed to play
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