Relegated to the College Basketball Invitational yet given a home game, the USF men’s basketball team couldn’t make a splash.
Reggie Moore scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half as Washington State pulled away from a one-point halftime lead for an 89-75 victory over the Dons on Tuesday in the first round of the CBI at War Memorial Gymnasium.
USF finishes the season 20-14. Read More
Cal baseball was on an emotional roller coaster in 2011, nearing the lowest of lows when the entire program was slotted for cancellation, then coming close to the highest of highs by earning a trip to Omaha, Neb., for the College World Series.
An influx of $10 million in donations saved the team in 2011, and this year, the only direction they plan on going is up. Read More
STANFORD — If Wednesday’s Bay Area college baseball media day proved anything, it’s that if one hopes to break into the postseason this season, one will have to rely on good pitching.
And a lot of it. Read More
One of college football’s longest-running rivalries is in for a big change in 2012, and neither of the participants are thrilled with the end result.
The Pac-12 Conference unveiled its football schedule for next season on Wednesday, and Cal and Stanford will meet on Oct. 20 in Berkeley. Traditionally, the Big Game has always been held in mid- to late November, toward the end of both teams’ schedules. Read More
Only in college football can the words, “you’re fired!” actually mean, “don’t go just yet.” Three outgoing coaches are being allowed one last hurrah, not because school officials had a sudden burst of sentiment, but more to ease the shock of a regime change with their prized incoming recruits. Read More
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After reading the 23-page Pennsylvania state grand jury report outlining 40 counts of felony sexual abuse against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, I don’t know if I am more outraged by the allegations that he assaulted eight boys over a 15-year period or the subsequent behavior of university officials. Read More
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I am not a Terrelle Pryor fan. As a college quarterback, he never really displayed the type of poise, pocket presence, passing accuracy or decision-making that I believe are necessary for him to become a starter at the NFL level.
Off the field, he has been worse. Read More
Just as Japan’s tragic tsunami and earthquake changed the world view on nuclear power, the recent avalanche of college sports scandals has awakened the NCAA. Read More
That’s it? The University of Southern Cal gets stripped of its 2004 BCS national championship, and satisfaction is a stroke of an eraser?
A blank line next to the 2004 national champion doesn’t end that season’s story. It isn’t satisfaction, and it doesn’t erase what went on that year. No way.
Fans of Cal football — the program that annually teased Rose Bowl possibilities during the early years of Jeff Tedford in Berkeley — deserve better. Read More