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Cal's Jaylen Brown, right, shoots over Arizona State's Obinna Oleka in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)

Jaylen Brown helps Cal stop Arizona State

BERKELEY — Coming off three consecutive close losses that dropped California almost…

Cal's Jaylen Brown, right, shoots over Arizona State's Obinna Oleka in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)
California forward Ivan Rabb (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford on Thursday, Jan. 14. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Cal’s dream season fading

They were two plays only 29 seconds apart, but for a frustrated Cal…

California forward Ivan Rabb (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford on Thursday, Jan. 14. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
California quarterback Jared Goff, right, throws the ball under pressure from Southern California defensive end Greg Townsend Jr. during the  game on Saturday in Berkeley. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Goff, Cal tumbling again

The sight of Jared Goff yelling on the sideline, having to be…

California quarterback Jared Goff, right, throws the ball under pressure from Southern California defensive end Greg Townsend Jr. during the  game on Saturday in Berkeley. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
California safety Damariay Drew attempts to tackle UCLA running back Paul Perkins during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Thursda, in Pasadena. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Cal frozen by Rosen

PASADENA — With UCLA's season seemingly teetering on the brink of collapse,…

California safety Damariay Drew attempts to tackle UCLA running back Paul Perkins during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Thursda, in Pasadena. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Service for Cal football player Ted Agu will be held Monday night

A memorial service for Cal football player Ted Agu, who died at…

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Kohjiro Kinno/@USGA file photoCal's Max Homa will look to follow up his NCAA individual title with a solid showing in the U.S. Open.

Cal's golf program is in full swing

As Cal's Max Homa prepared for an 8-foot putt with his hopes…

Kohjiro Kinno/@USGA file photoCal's Max Homa will look to follow up his NCAA individual title with a solid showing in the U.S. Open.
Matt York/APCal’s Richard Solomon

Cal’s late surge comes up just shy against ASU men's basketball

TEMPE, Ariz. — Evan Gordon scored 23 points, while Ruslan Pateev had…

Matt York/APCal’s Richard Solomon
USA Today Sports File PhotoIf Tyrone Wallace (3) or another player can become a consistent third scoring option for Cal

Cal Bears searching for a third scoring option

If the Cal men’s basketball team is going to save its season,…

USA Today Sports File PhotoIf Tyrone Wallace (3) or another player can become a consistent third scoring option for Cal
Ben Margot/APStanford's Chiney Ogwumike

Stanford women's basketball extends its conference-winning streak to 81 games after win against Cal

The longest conference-winning streak in the history of women’s college basketball now…

Ben Margot/APStanford's Chiney Ogwumike
Charles Rex Arbogast/APClose one: Talia Caldwell’s 16 points were a big reason Cal was able to hang on to a win against unranked Northwestern.

Cal women's basketball survives hostile environment

Brittany Boyd and Talia Caldwell helped No. 8 Cal overcome a noisy…

Charles Rex Arbogast/APClose one: Talia Caldwell’s 16 points were a big reason Cal was able to hang on to a win against unranked Northwestern.
USA Today Sports File PhotoWisconsin linebackers coach Andy Buh signed on as Cal's new defensive coordinator.

Andy Buh reportedly hired as Cal football's defensive coordinator

Wisconsin linebackers coach Andy Buh has accepted an offer to become the…

USA Today Sports File PhotoWisconsin linebackers coach Andy Buh signed on as Cal's new defensive coordinator.
D. Ross Cameron/APNew California head coach Sonny Dykes speaks during an NCAA college football news conference on Thursday.

Sonny Dykes confident Cal can turn things around

At the urging of athletic director Sandy Barbour, Sonny Dykes pulled out…

D. Ross Cameron/APNew California head coach Sonny Dykes speaks during an NCAA college football news conference on Thursday.
Getty Images File PhotoGround game: If running back C.J. Anderson can pick up big yards

Cal Bears hope to build win streak

Momentum is measured in winning streaks, and Cal has a chance to…

Getty Images File PhotoGround game: If running back C.J. Anderson can pick up big yards
U.S. Presswire File PhotoFeeling the heat: Cal QB Zach Maynard (15) has been sacked 13 times in the past two games and has faced heavy pressure

Showdown with ASU will show Cal’s true colors

Cal’s home game against Arizona State on Saturday may be the defining…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoFeeling the heat: Cal QB Zach Maynard (15) has been sacked 13 times in the past two games and has faced heavy pressure
Getty Images File PhotoCal Bears face-off against Arizona State University in their next game.

Cal offensive line in for stern test

Cal’s battered offensive line will face another test Saturday when it lines…

Getty Images File PhotoCal Bears face-off against Arizona State University in their next game.
Getty Images File PhotoRunning wild: Cal tailback Brendan Bigelow (5) ran for 160 yards and two TDs on four carries last weekend against Ohio State

Bears looking to turn things around against USC

The Cal and Southern Cal football teams both lost by seven points…

Getty Images File PhotoRunning wild: Cal tailback Brendan Bigelow (5) ran for 160 yards and two TDs on four carries last weekend against Ohio State
Getty Images File PhotoPlay-maker: Wide receiver Keenan Allen is Cal’s biggest threat

Cal will need turnaround to compete with Ohio State

Cal’s performance in its first two games suggests the Golden Bears (1-1)…

Getty Images File PhotoPlay-maker: Wide receiver Keenan Allen is Cal’s biggest threat
Getty Images File PhotoLate flights and early playing times may take a toll on NCAA players.

NCAA puts players at disadvantage with early start times

Have you ever flown east for work? It takes at least eight…

Getty Images File PhotoLate flights and early playing times may take a toll on NCAA players.
Jason O. Watson/Getty ImagesRunning back Isi Sofele #20 of the California Golden Bears scores a touchdown past defensive back Brennan Fjord #23 of the Southern Utah Thunderbirds and linebacker Zak Browning #35 during the first quarter.

Cal Bears need to improve to challenge Buckeyes

Although the Cal football team got its first win with a 50-31…

Jason O. Watson/Getty ImagesRunning back Isi Sofele #20 of the California Golden Bears scores a touchdown past defensive back Brennan Fjord #23 of the Southern Utah Thunderbirds and linebacker Zak Browning #35 during the first quarter.
U.S. Presswire File PhotoWell-rounded: Cal’s Keenan Allen still thinks about playing defense

Cal’s Allen a truly unique talent

In high school, Keenan Allen was considered the top safety in the…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoWell-rounded: Cal’s Keenan Allen still thinks about playing defense