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Troy Wayrynen/AP file photoWith a 5-4 record — already a four win improvement over last season — Jared Goff (16) and Cal are on the brink of becoming bowl-eligible for the first time in three years.

Cal searches for signature win against USC

LOS ANGELES -- Although Southern Cal is out of the national title…

Troy Wayrynen/AP file photoWith a 5-4 record — already a four win improvement over last season — Jared Goff (16) and Cal are on the brink of becoming bowl-eligible for the first time in three years.
Mark J. Terrill/APSouthern California running back Javorius Allen

Stanford stunned by USC on late field goal

LOS ANGELES -- Andre Heidari kicked a 47-yard field goal with 19…

Mark J. Terrill/APSouthern California running back Javorius Allen
AP File PhotoCalifornia Golden Bears head coach Lindsay Gottlieb is trying to keep her players focused as the NCAA Tournament approaches.

Cal women try to stay grounded despite recent attention

BERKELEY — Coach Lindsay Gottlieb is asking the players on the Cal…

AP File PhotoCalifornia Golden Bears head coach Lindsay Gottlieb is trying to keep her players focused as the NCAA Tournament approaches.
Getty Images File PhotoCardinal QB Josh Nunes goes on the road for the first time facing the Washington Huskies this Thursday.

Stanford's Nunes ready for first road test

Stanford faces its first road game when it plays a nationally televised…

Getty Images File PhotoCardinal QB Josh Nunes goes on the road for the first time facing the Washington Huskies this Thursday.
U.S. Presswire File PhotoEnemy territory: Cal QB Zach Maynard will have a shot at turning things around

Cal’s Maynard has chance for redemption against USC

Oct. 13, 2011 was a night to forget for Cal quarterback Zach…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoEnemy territory: Cal QB Zach Maynard will have a shot at turning things around
Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesGrinding it out: Stanford running back Stepfan Taylor ran for 153 yards on

Stanford erases doubts by beating USC once again

The doubts about whether Stanford could remain a national power without Andrew…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesGrinding it out: Stanford running back Stepfan Taylor ran for 153 yards on
Getty Image File PhotoUSC's Matt Barkley

Stanford has hands full with USC offense

Heisman Trophy front-runner Matt Barkley is 0-3 against Stanford in his college…

Getty Image File PhotoUSC's Matt Barkley
U.S. Presswire File PhotoCoach David Shaw and the Stanford Cardinals take on the USC Trojans this Saturday on their home turf.

Stanford hoping to carry momentum into showdown with USC

The improvement Stanford showed in its second game of the season bodes…

U.S. Presswire File PhotoCoach David Shaw and the Stanford Cardinals take on the USC Trojans this Saturday on their home turf.

Frantz: Plenty of parties to blame for athlete-agent situation

Reggie Bush can go to hell. And not for being the overrated,…

Spander: Carroll endures a rare rough season at Southern Cal

Pete Carroll is making the best of it, which always has been…

Personal Best: Capurro fills a vital role for USC football

Matt Capurro of Southern Cal won’t be designing plays or taking snaps…

USC, BC ready for Emerald Bowl

Even though his team has made an annual habit of playing in…

Walcoff: Cal has talent to make Rose Bowl

Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour was as giddy as a schoolgirl giving…

Frantz: College ranking system in desperate need of repair

A little of this, and a lot of that ... - Suddenly,…