It’s difficult to determine whether Cal should be encouraged or discouraged by its 35-28 loss to No. 12 Ohio State on Saturday.
The Golden Bears played by far their best game of the young season, demonstrating capabilities that did not seem to be present in the first two games — a home loss to Nevada and a victory over FCS school Southern Utah, which was very much in the game until the fourth quarter. Read More
Have you ever flown east for work?
It takes at least eight hours from the time you leave your house to when you pull up to your hotel. Once you’re checked in, you’re already wiped out. And then you have to be up at 3 a.m. Pacific time to make a 9 a.m. meeting on Eastern time.
Now imagine what it would be like if you had to play a college football game. Read More
Like many U.S. athletes competing in London this summer, Cassidy Krug dreamed of making the Olympic team before she’d even reached grade school. She remembers watching the gymnastics meet at the Seoul Olympics on TV as a 3-year-old and telling her mother, “I want to do that.” Read More
Penn State braced for potentially crippling sanctions against its football program for covering up former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse of children, hours after it took down its statue of coach Joe Paterno for his role in the scandal.
The NCAA said Sunday it would announce punitive measures against the school today. Read More
To maintain its own integrity, the NCAA must use its powers to suspend the Penn State football program for at least a year, in light of the investigation by former FBI director Louis Freeh that showed a massive coverup by those in charge, including the ousted president of the university, Graham Spanier and coach Joe Paterno. Read More
This past season, Stanford junior Nicole Gibbs captured the NCAA singles and doubles titles. Read More
In a unique head-to-head matchup that lasted nearly three hours and featured several tense moments, sophomore Nicole Gibbs edged junior Mallory Burdette 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 in an all-Stanford singles final Monday at the NCAA women’s tennis championships in Athens, Ga. Read More
Top-seeded Notre Dame’s offense came alive in the second half to help the Fighting Irish pull away from a tie game at halftime and take a 73-62 victory over Cal in a second-round women’s NCAA Tournament game at the Joyce Center in South Bend, Ind., on Tuesday. Read More
Finals don’t officially start at Stanford until next week, but a big test for the women’s basketball team kicks off in Norfolk, Va., this weekend.
After winning its sixth straight Pac-12 Conference tournament title in Los Angeles last week, the Cardinal (31-1) will launch its quest for a third national championship against Hampton (26-4) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Read More
David Kravish wasn’t a four-star recruit or an All-American. He didn’t even make his varsity basketball team until his junior year of high school. But he will be Cal’s starting center in today’s NCAA Tournament play-in bout with South Florida (20-13), a game the Bears (24-9) might not be playing in had it not been for the freshman’s unexpected contribution this season.“David’s saved our bacon,” Cal coach Mike Montgomery said. Read More