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Cal defense shines for a change at scripted spring game

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) California's scripted spring football game didn't quite follow the expected script. Instead of the Golden Bears' high-powered offense dominating a thinned-out defense, Cal struggled to score for much of Saturday's California Spring Football Experience. In seven full 11-on-11 drives, Cal's offense managed just one touchdown against a defense that often look...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lynx wrap up draft, acquire guard Anna Cruz in trade

The Minnesota Lynx were busy on draft night, adding depth to an already talented lineup. The team acquired guard Anna Cruz from the New York Liberty in exchange for the No. 11, No. 23 and No. 28 overall picks. The Lynx also acquired the Liberty's No. 16 and No. 35 overall picks, drafting California Golden Bears forward Reshanda Gray and Minnesota Golden Gophers forward Shae Kelley...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Cal defensive lineman Scarlett transfers to rival Stanford

  Former California defensive lineman Brennan Scarlett has transferred to rival Stanford. Stanford said Tuesday that Scarlett has been admitted to the university's graduate program for management science and engineering. Because he's graduating from Cal with a year of eligibility remaining, Scarlett can play immediately for the Cardinal, who are replacing three defensive linemen...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Cal defensive lineman transfers to rival Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Former California defensive lineman Brennan Scarlett has transferred to rival Stanford. Stanford said Tuesday that Scarlett has been admitted to the university's graduate program for management science and engineering. Because he's graduating from Cal with a year of eligibility remaining, Scarlett can play immediately for the Cardinal, who are replacing three...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Superstar Recruit Ivan Rabb Commits To Cal

Ivan Rabb commits to the Cal Golden Bears over the likes of Arizona and Kentucky.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal continues building ’15 class with wing Tyson Jolly

The California Golden Bears nabbed a second recruit for the 2015 recruiting cycle on Saturday, garnering the verbal commitment of 6′-4″ wing Tyson Jolly of Putnam City West (OK). Jolly joins Our Savior New American (NY) wing forward Davon Dillard in the class for the Golden Bears, and both are considered Top 150 caliber players nationally. The ...
Via Hoopniks
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal Golden Bears pleased with depth at running back

The Cal football team is impressed during spring ball with the talent in a running back group that includes Daniel Lasco, Vic Enwere, Tre Watson and Lonny Powell
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
15 days ago

Cal F Christian Behrens will leave school

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) California forward Christian Behrens will not return for his final year of eligibility and will pursue a professional career. Behrens, who announced his decision Thursday to leave school, is on track to graduate next month with a degree in American Studies. Behrens says he cherished his time at Cal but wants to pursue a pro career. Behrens played in 30 games...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal's top basketball recruits for past 25 years

Jason Kidd is the only No. 1 recruit to have signed with the Cal Golden Bears in the past quarter-century, but other top 10 signees include Shareef AAbdur-Rahim and Leon Powe. Will Ivan Rabb join them?
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
18 days ago

Police: Missing Cal athlete killed on freeway

Police say a California Golden Bears soccer player who disappeared after a weekend party was killed by a car while he was on foot on a Los Angeles freeway.
Via Philly Sports Live
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Standout center Ivan Rabb expected to pop soon

6′-10″ big man Ivan Rabb has been a busy man lately. He narrowed his college list to just two contenders, the Arizona Wildcats and California Golden Bears, won a state championship, and will be competing in the McDonald’s All American game on Wednesday. The hometown Golden Bears were the subject of plenty of buzz as many ...
Via Hoopniks
21 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Interview: Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin turns pro

Missy Franklin has bid farewell to college swimming and is turning pro. The four-time Olympic gold medalist went out with a bang, winning three individual events and helping her California team win the NCAA championship last weekend. Now, Franklin can start competing for money and endorsement deals, and she's signed with a sports agent connected to Hollywood. Franklin told The Associated...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Franklin signs with sports agent day after turning pro

Missy Franklin has bid farewell to college swimming and is turning pro. The four-time Olympic gold medalist went out with a bang, winning three individual events and helping her California team win the NCAA championship last weekend. Now, Franklin can start competing for money and endorsement deals, and she's signed with a sports agent connected to Hollywood. Franklin told The Associated...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cal receiver Lawler adds size and strength

Cal junior Kenny Lawler, the Golden Bears' leading receiver last season, hits the weights and comes back bigger and stronger.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
March 18, 2015

Cal loses to Arizona in Pac-12 tournament

The Cal Golden Bears are eliminated from the Pac-12 tournament by No. 5 Arizona 73-51.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
March 12, 2015

Cal defensive end Brennan Scarlett transferring, possibly to Stanford

Brennan Scarlett has played three season for the Golden Bears; he has one year of eligibility remaining
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
March 09, 2015

Cal heads into spring practice full of optimism

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) The first two seasons at California for coach Sonny Dykes and quarterback Jared Goff haven't quite lived up to expectations, With just six wins, no bowl games and a defense that has often looked overmatched, the Golden Bears have had few things to celebrate of late on the football field. But with Dykes' third spring practice set to begin next week, optimism...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cal's Brittany Boyd is a Naismith semifinalist

Brittany Boyd, the Cal Golden Bears' senior point guard, is one of 10 semifinalists to win National Women's College Player of the Year honors.
Via Contra Costa Times - Cal
March 03, 2015

Cal defeats Oregon State in final home game of season

  It hasn't been the type of season David Kravish was expecting, neither from himself nor his California teammates. The Golden Bears forward made up for it with one of his best games of the year in his final appearance at Haas Pavilion. One of three seniors on first-year coach Cuonzo Martin's team, Kravish scored 13 points to go with a season-high 13 rebounds and three blocked shots...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cal's big run lifts Bears past Oregon State 73-56

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Jordan Mathews scored 17 points, Jabari Bird had 14 and California used a big run in the second half to pull away and beat Oregon State 73-56 on Sunday afternoon. Tyrone Wallace added 12 points and seven assists for the Golden Bears. California (17-12, 7-9 Pac-12) snapped a three-game losing streak in its final home game of the season by beating a team with...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks dump Bears for 21st “W,” move inside the bubble

By Eric Sloat, DSH correspondent Elgin Cook sunk five straight  throws and soared for a thunderous dunk to ice Oregon’s 80-69 win over Cal Wednesday night (file photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images). The win over Utah was great; but it also put even more pressure on the Ducks to win the next one; and who would be the opponent in that one? Just the California Bears, a team Oregon...
Via The Duck Stops Here
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon ends 7-year losing streak to Cal, 80-69

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Joseph Young scored 25 points, Dwayne Benjamin had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Oregon pulled away in the second half to beat California 80-69 on Wednesday night, ending a seven-year losing streak against the Golden Bears. Elgin Cook added 17 points for the Ducks (21-8, 11-5 Pac-12). Oregon made only four baskets over the final 11 minutes but countered that...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ole Miss And Cal Agree To Football Series, Will Play In 2017, 2019

Everyone loves an interesting non-conference college football match-up, and Ole Miss has just announced one that will be played in 2017 and 2019. The Rebels will travel to Berkeley to face the Cal Golden Bears in 2017, and will host the return leg of the home-and-home in Oxford in 2019. Ole Miss will play the Pac-12′s Cal Bears in 2017 (Berkeley) and 2019 (Oxford). http://t.co...
Via College Spun
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 11 Utah downs California for 17th straight home win

  Jakob Poeltl had 18 points and eight rebounds, and No. 11 Utah beat California 76-61 on Sunday for the Utes' 17th straight home victory. Trailing 32-26 with five minutes left before halftime, Utah closed the half on a 14-2 run and didn't trail after the break. Delon Wright added 16 points for the Utes (20-4, 10-2 Pac-12), while Brandon Taylor had 13. Tyrone Wallace led Cal (16...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

California-Utah Preview

Almost a year has passed since Utah lost on its own court, and the Utes aren't showing any of signs of slowing down. While California would appear to be in for a tough task, the Golden Bears are riding the Pac-12's longest active winning streak. Seeking a 17th consecutive home win, 11th-ranked and heavily favored Utah tries to snap Cal's five-game run in this season's only meeting...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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