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Eric Sun/Special to the S.F. ExaminerDelon Wright is considered the best player in the state by his CCSF coach Justin Labagh.

CCSF chasing unbeaten year, state supremacy

Champions they may have been two years ago — and 49 years…

Eric Sun/Special to the S.F. ExaminerDelon Wright is considered the best player in the state by his CCSF coach Justin Labagh.
Getty Images File PhotoCoach Mike Montgomery was not suspended after shoving player Allen Crabbe during a Cal Bears men's basketball game.

Cal drops the ball with Mike Montgomery's punishment

Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour is throwing a big, fat air ball…

Getty Images File PhotoCoach Mike Montgomery was not suspended after shoving player Allen Crabbe during a Cal Bears men's basketball game.
Getty Images File PhotoCal Bears player Allen Crabbe said the shove he received from coach Mike Montgomery is "water under the bridge" and the incident is being blown out of proportion.

Coach Mike Montgomery regrets incident is taking away from recent surge

BERKELEY — Coach Mike Montgomery insists that the hoopla surrounding his shove…

Getty Images File PhotoCal Bears player Allen Crabbe said the shove he received from coach Mike Montgomery is "water under the bridge" and the incident is being blown out of proportion.
Getty Images File PhotoSenator Leland Yee has called for the suspension of Cal Bears men's basketball coach Mike Montgomery after he shoved player Allen Crabbe during a game.

Senator Leland Yee calls for Cal Bears basketball coach Mike Montgomery to be suspended for shoving player

BERKELEY — Cal men’s basketball coach Mike Montgomery was reprimanded by the…

Getty Images File PhotoSenator Leland Yee has called for the suspension of Cal Bears men's basketball coach Mike Montgomery after he shoved player Allen Crabbe during a game.
Kelley L Cox/USA TODAY SportsRichard Solomon rips down a dunk during Cal’s thrashing of UCLA in Berkeley on Thursday.

Sizzling start sparks Cal to easy win

BERKELEY —  Allen Crabbe extended his arms out wide and flashed three…

Kelley L Cox/USA TODAY SportsRichard Solomon rips down a dunk during Cal’s thrashing of UCLA in Berkeley on Thursday.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSt. Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova finished with a game-high 22 points Thursday

Zags seize control of WCC title race

MORAGA — No. 5 Gonzaga took a major step toward winning the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSt. Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova finished with a game-high 22 points Thursday
USA Today Sports File PhotoAllen Crabbe and Cal have already knocked off two top-10 foes and are peaking at the right time.

Cal men's basketball trying to claw back into tourney picture

BERKELEY — Within eight days, the Cal men’s basketball team knocked off…

USA Today Sports File PhotoAllen Crabbe and Cal have already knocked off two top-10 foes and are peaking at the right time.
Courtesy USF AthleticsJustin Maffei

USF hoping bats can do enough to back pitching

The USF baseball team finds itself with a familiar feeling to start…

Courtesy USF AthleticsJustin Maffei
Getty Images File PhotoTyler Gaffney is leaving minor league baseball to return to Stanford to play football.

Tyler Gaffney makes surprise return to Stanford

STANFORD — Almost a week after signing day, Stanford might have landed…

Getty Images File PhotoTyler Gaffney is leaving minor league baseball to return to Stanford to play football.
AP file PhotoMark Appel spurned the Pittsburgh Pirates and decided to remain at Stanford for his senior season

Stanford’s Mark Appel out to finish what he started

STANFORD — Imagine everyone agreed you were the best at what you…

AP file PhotoMark Appel spurned the Pittsburgh Pirates and decided to remain at Stanford for his senior season
USA Today Sports File PhotoCal coach David Esquer is looking to lead his team back to the postseason in 2013 after a tough 2012.

Bay Area's college baseball programs are in varying states

STANFORD — Two and a half years ago, Cal’s baseball program was…

USA Today Sports File PhotoCal coach David Esquer is looking to lead his team back to the postseason in 2013 after a tough 2012.
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
Getty Images File PhotoSonny Dykes recruited for the first time this year as Cal's head football coach.

Cal focuses on the trenches in Dykes’ first class

BERKELEY — Despite numerous obstacles, Sonny Dykes landed a top-flight recruiting class…

Getty Images File PhotoSonny Dykes recruited for the first time this year as Cal's head football coach.
John Miller/APArizona's Kaleb Tarczewski

No. 7 Arizona grinds out 73-66 win over Stanford

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona got off to an awful start, threatening…

John Miller/APArizona's Kaleb Tarczewski
Getty Images File PhotoCoach David Shaw and the Stanford Cardinal signed 12 players to national letters of intent on Wednesday.

Recruiting class follows old pattern with Stanford football

STANFORD — David Shaw’s latest recruiting class is short on numbers and…

Getty Images File PhotoCoach David Shaw and the Stanford Cardinal signed 12 players to national letters of intent on Wednesday.
Dale Zanine/USA TODAY SportsRobert Nkemdiche

There's too much hype for national signing day

You thought it was over. The 24-hour loop of talking heads and…

Dale Zanine/USA TODAY SportsRobert Nkemdiche
Getty Images File Photo“The fact that we were able to defend well enough to win helped us to maybe realize that that’s got to be what we have to do

Upset has Cal men's basketball back on track

BERKELEY — If defense wins games, it shouldn’t be surprising that the…

Getty Images File Photo“The fact that we were able to defend well enough to win helped us to maybe realize that that’s got to be what we have to do
AP File PhotoAllen Crabbe has been a force for Cal

Cal men's basketball looking to level out at home

Two men’s basketball teams struggling with consistency meet today when Oregon State…

AP File PhotoAllen Crabbe has been a force for Cal
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CU Buffs beat Stanford basketball for first time in 22 years

Andre Roberson scored 12 points and tied his career high with 20…

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Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY sportsGennifer Brandon's knack for rebounding has been an asset to the Cal women's basketball team.

Gennifer Brandon blossoming with Cal

Gennifer Brandon walked off the court at halftime of the Cal women’s…

Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY sportsGennifer Brandon's knack for rebounding has been an asset to the Cal women's basketball team.