Cuonzo Martin

Cal men’s basketball coach Cuonzo Martin on Wednesday announced his resignation and will reportedly sign a $21 million deal with University of Missouri. (Courtesy Cal Athletics)

Cal hoops doomed to irrelevancy again with Cuonzo Martin’s departure

Hard to believe that is was less two years ago when we…

 

Cal beat rival Stanford on Sunday in Berkeley. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Ivan Rabb finding comfort zone leads to Stanford loss

BERKELEY — As can regularly be the case, it took a little…

 

Cuonzo Martin signed a deal with Cal on Tuesday. (Courtesy Cal Athletics)

Cuonzo Martin earns contract extension at Cal

After leading the Cal men's basketball team to its highest-ever NCAA tournament…

 

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, left, poses for a photo with Jaylen Brown after Brown was selected third overall by the Boston Celtics during the NBA draft on Thursday in New York. (Frank Franklin II/AP)

Cal’s Jaylen Brown selected with third pick

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics have selected Jaylen Brown with the third…

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, left, poses for a photo with Jaylen Brown after Brown was selected third overall by the Boston Celtics during the NBA draft on Thursday in New York. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
California head coach Cuonzo Martin speaks during NCAA college basketball Pac-12 media day in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. (Jeff Chiu/AP file photo)

Cuonzo Martin signs contract 2 years after hiring

BERKELEY — California coach Cuonzo Martin has officially signed with the school…

California head coach Cuonzo Martin speaks during NCAA college basketball Pac-12 media day in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. (Jeff Chiu/AP file photo)
Jaylen Brown announced he was declaring for the NBA Draft and hiring an agent on Thursday. (Young Kwak/AP)

Don’t hate the player, hate the NCAA

Cal freshman Jaylen Brown announced his time in Berkeley was up on…

Jaylen Brown announced he was declaring for the NBA Draft and hiring an agent on Thursday. (Young Kwak/AP)
Steve Kerr reached out in support of Cuonzo Martin recently. (Jim Mone/Rick Scuteri/AP)

Kerr offers words of support for embattled Cal coach

OAKLAND — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr gave a social media…

Steve Kerr reached out in support of Cuonzo Martin recently. (Jim Mone/Rick Scuteri/AP)
A's outfielder Coco Crisp does the Bernie Lean after driving in the game-winning run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the 15th inning of a game in 2012.  (Ben Margot/2012 AP)

A’s less in love with the Coco

At 36, Coco Crisp serves more as a reminder of our own…

A's outfielder Coco Crisp does the Bernie Lean after driving in the game-winning run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the 15th inning of a game in 2012.  (Ben Margot/2012 AP)
The Cal men's basketball team was bounced out of the NCAA tournament in the round of 64 by Hawaii. Marking a disappointing finish to a confounding season. (Young Kwak/AP)

Poof! ‘Loaded’ Cal leaves legacy of March Badness

Geez, that didn’t last long, did it? What had been called the…

The Cal men's basketball team was bounced out of the NCAA tournament in the round of 64 by Hawaii. Marking a disappointing finish to a confounding season. (Young Kwak/AP)
Cuonzo Martin shouldn’t be back next season if it turns out he knew of his assistant’s misbehavior and didn’t act. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)

If he knew and didn’t tell, Martin must go

Know this: If Cuonzo Martin failed to urgently address a glaring red…

Cuonzo Martin shouldn’t be back next season if it turns out he knew of his assistant’s misbehavior and didn’t act. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)
The administration at the University of California, Berkeley, is launching a review into a harassment case that cost Cuonzo Martin’s assistant his job. (Rick Scuteri/AP)

Cal launches investigation ‘to dispel any doubts’ about head coach’s role in harassment case

BERKELEY — Officials at Cal Berkeley, are reviewing whether the men’s head…

The administration at the University of California, Berkeley, is launching a review into a harassment case that cost Cuonzo Martin’s assistant his job. (Rick Scuteri/AP)
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson gestures during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Hey, Zen Master, how ’bout them Warriors now?

And now, a moment of silence for Phil Jackson and his New…

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson gestures during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Cal recruiter Yann Hufnagel was fired Monday after allegations of sexual harassment were reported. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Texts reveal reason for Cal coach’s firing

BERKELEY — Alleged sexual harassment that led to the firing of a…

Cal recruiter Yann Hufnagel was fired Monday after allegations of sexual harassment were reported. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Forward Jaylen Brown, left, center Kameron Rooks, center, and guard Jordan Mathews go up for a rebound against Utah during the semifinals of the Pac-12 men's tournament Friday. (John Locher/AP)

Cal fumbles lead, loses to Utah in conference tournament

LAS VEGAS — Jakob Poeltl scored 29 points and Lorenzo Bonam dribbled…

Forward Jaylen Brown, left, center Kameron Rooks, center, and guard Jordan Mathews go up for a rebound against Utah during the semifinals of the Pac-12 men's tournament Friday. (John Locher/AP)
California forward Ivan Rabb (1) blocks a shot by Oregon State guard Derrick Bruce during the second half of the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 men's tournament Thursday. Cal won 76-68. (John Locher/AP)

Cal outlasts Oregon State to advance

LAS VEGAS — Every time California tried to pull away from Oregon…

California forward Ivan Rabb (1) blocks a shot by Oregon State guard Derrick Bruce during the second half of the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 men's tournament Thursday. Cal won 76-68. (John Locher/AP)
Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr shared a laugh during Thursday's game. Is their seemingly chummy relationship a sign of things to come? (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Durant’s best move: Join Champs and become one

The Kevin Durant-to-the-Warriors rumor just won’t go away, and for that, he…

Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr shared a laugh during Thursday's game. Is their seemingly chummy relationship a sign of things to come? (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Arizona’s Gabe York and Mark Tollefsen celebrate after the Wildcats completed their three-point win over Cal on Thursday. Tollefsen transferred to U of A after graduating from the University of San Francisco in 2015.  (Rick Scuteri/AP)

Arizona guard vanquishes Cal Pac-12 title hopes with late 3s

TUCSON, Ariz. — Gabe York made two 3-pointers in the final minute,…

Arizona’s Gabe York and Mark Tollefsen celebrate after the Wildcats completed their three-point win over Cal on Thursday. Tollefsen transferred to U of A after graduating from the University of San Francisco in 2015.  (Rick Scuteri/AP)
California's Jordan Mathews (24) celebrates a score against Southern California in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)

Cal hoping the month of March is as kind as February

BERKELEY — After entering February with their postseason hopes in peril, the…

California's Jordan Mathews (24) celebrates a score against Southern California in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)
Washington's Dominic Green (22) fouls California's Tyrone Wallace (3) during their game on Thursday in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

Cal earns rare road win against Washington

SEATTLE — Jaylen Brown scored 14 of his 23 points in the…

Washington's Dominic Green (22) fouls California's Tyrone Wallace (3) during their game on Thursday in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
California's Jabari Bird celebrates hitting a 3-pointer against Oregon in the first half of their game on Thursday in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)

Ducks are no match for Bears: Jabari Bird scores season-high 24

Jabari Bird scored 16 of his season-high 24 points in the first half…

California's Jabari Bird celebrates hitting a 3-pointer against Oregon in the first half of their game on Thursday in Berkeley. (Ben Margot/AP)