Bears leach off early turnovers for second conference win

PULLMAN, Wash. — Cal’s run game simply could not be stopped. The Bears (3-4, 2-2 in the Pac-12) won their first road game of the 2012 season on Saturday night, riding the ground game to a 31-17 win over Washington State. “I thought the offensive line played really well,” head
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Bears to attack zombies in Pullman clash

If the Washington State football team resembles any imagery that head coach Mike Leach uses to describe it, the Bears won’t have any trouble in their Saturday night contest in Pullman, Wash. “Some of (the seniors) have been great, and some of them have been very poor,” Leach said. “Some
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Bears must avoid Cougars’ trap in Pullman

On the bumpy, desolate Pac-12 road, Pullman could very well be the Cal football team’s blind spot. With the Big Game on the horizon and last week’s big win in their rearview mirror, the Bears’ Saturday evening date with Washington State is the definition of a trap game. Look ahead
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Annie-thing Goes: The din heard ’round the city

Maybe I’m jumping to conclusions here, but I think I’m at least partly responsible for Cal football’s upset of UCLA on Saturday night. And maybe this is my flawless 20/20 hindsight coming into play, but I really can’t believe I wasn’t at Memorial Stadium to witness that turnaround. Because here’s
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Rodgers’ breakout key to Cal’s turnaround

Did that just happen? Did the Bears just blow out a ranked opponent? Is this real life? Cal walked into this game with bloodied noses and the antithesis of momentum on its back. Fans were taking to the message boards solely to yell “Fire Tedford” at the top of their
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Bears beat odds for first FBS, Pac-12 win

When Las Vegas made No. 25 UCLA a two-point favorite over a 1-4 Cal football team, skeptics figured that line to be far too slim. And they were right, as the Bears turned that two-point handicap into a 26-point margin of victory, knocking off the Bruins, 43-17, Saturday night at
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Live Blog: Cal football vs. UCLA

Follow along as Daily Cal football beat writers Connor Byrne, Jonathan Kuperberg and Michael Rosen and assistant sports editor Seung Y. Lee give play-by-play and analysis of the Cal’s Homecoming game against UCLA live from Memorial Stadium. Some story lines to follow: Cal’s quarterback protection, Brendan Bigelow‘s touches and Keenan Allen‘s reception
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