August 6, 2000 |
Kyle Boller knows he did not live up to expectations in his first season as California's quarterback. Of course, that's tough to do when the school newspaper dubs you "Jesus in cleats" before you've even taken a snap in a college football game. "He was the anointed one," Coach Tom Holmoe of Cal said. "He was going to come in and lead the Cal fans to the promised land." Instead, Boller's performances quickly transformed Golden Bear fans into doubting Thomases.
February 13, 2013 |
When: 6 p.m. Where: Haas Pavilion. On the air: TV: ESPN2; Radio: 570. Records: UCLA 18-6, 8-3 in Pac-12; Cal 14-9, 6-5. Update: Bruins beware: The Golden Bears are the reason UCLA is tied for first place in the Pac-12. California defeated Oregon and Arizona in the last two weeks. "The season is in our hands," UCLA forward Travis Wear said. "We don't want to lean on anyone else. " California guard Allen Crabbe averages 19.8 points to lead the Pac-12.
March 10, 2007 |
The Oregon Ducks were quicker, deeper and better shooters. They had more energy than the California Golden Bears. And that was the formula for Oregon to advance to its second-ever Pacific Life Pac-10 tournament championship game. The fourth-seeded and 16th-ranked Ducks beat the eighth-seeded Golden Bears, 81-63, in the first semifinal Friday night at Staples Center. The Ducks (25-7) play third-seeded USC today at 3 p.m.
April 13, 1996 |
Sirinda Sincharoen knocks on the door. Nobody answers for a moment, but soon she is allowed to slip inside the dormitory room. She moves stealthily, spreading streamers, balloons and flyers around the room of an unsuspecting teammate on the University of California women's gymnastics team. Sincharoen also leaves behind some written motivational phrases. One of them alludes to getting past the NCAA West Regional that begins at 6 p.m. today at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.
January 22, 2010
Patrick Christopher scored all 21 of his points in the first half as California quickly took a commanding lead, and the Golden Bears beat Oregon, 89-57, Thursday night in Berkeley. Christopher scored 14 straight points for his team late in the first half to help Cal (12-6, 4-2) stay in first place in the Pacific 10 Conference with Arizona State. Jeremy Jacob scored 13 points for the Ducks (10-8, 2-4). at Stanford 59, Oregon State 35: Landry Fields had 17 points and nine rebounds as the Cardinal (9-9, 3-3)
December 28, 2011 |
Third quarter, down by four points. First down, on the edge of the red zone. Two minutes later, the season was finished. That was the ghastly ending with which California will have to live until the new season dawns. Texas beat Cal, 21-10, in an uninspiring Holiday Bowl on Wednesday, leaving the Golden Bears muttering about how poorly they played and how close they came anyway. The Pac-12 Conference has lost its first two bowl games, with five to play. Arizona State was routed by Boise State, 56-24.