One day after six current college football players joined a closely watched antitrust case against the NCAA, attorneys on both sides swapped fresh jabs Friday.
The Cal men’s basketball team has learned that it will open the eight-team Maui Invitational against Arkansas on Nov. 25 in Lahaina, Hawaii.
Defending national champion Connecticut will make its return to Madison Square Garden to play Cal on Dec. 22 in the eighth annual women’s basketball doubleheader, the Maggie Dixon Classic.
The Cal men’s basketball program has announced its tentative 2013-14 schedule, which includes 18 home games at Haas Pavilion. The Golden Bears’ challenging slate features eight NCAA Tournament teams from last season, highlighted by a November appearance in the prestigious Maui Invitational.
Former college basketball standout Ed O’Bannon and his lawyers sought on Thursday to dramatically expand his lawsuit challenging the NCAA’s ban on compensating athletes in a move that could expose the organization and its member schools to billions of dollars in damages.
The Pac-12 and Mountain West conferences are teaming up to collaborate on men’s basketball officiating, putting longtime Mountain West coordinator Bobby Dibler in charge of the programs and of managing a pool of top national and regional officials.
A new floor design at Haas Pavilion was completed this week that features the primary elements of Cal’s new visual identity, including the new Golden Bear mascot mark at mid-court.
Pac-12 school presidents will take no further action after an independent review found the conference properly handled concerns about officiating during its conference tournament.
Louisville rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat Michigan in the NCAA championship game Monday night for the Cardinals’ third national title and their coach’s second at two schools. “They do play hard,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “Those were two physical teams that play both ends of the court and go after each other.”
The NFL is putting cameras in locker rooms so fans in the stadium can watch players get ready for the game. “The biggest thing is fan experience,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Gonzaga with this win, will be in the conversation for top team in the country.
Unranked Cal takes care of business against Arizona and causes major problems on the defense.