University of California at Berkeley officials said the university is in mourning after football player Ted Agu died Friday when he developed problems at the end of a routine training run with his teammates.
Former Cal star Marshawn Lynch got one of his more impressive handoffs of the season during Wednesday’s Super Bowl victory parade in downtown Seattle – a bottle of booze from one of the 700,000 fans in attendance.
Richard Solomon had 12 points and nine rebounds, Tyrone Wallace added 13 points and California remained unbeaten in Pac-12 Conference play with a 76-51 win over Washington State on Saturday.
Justin Cobbs scored 20 second-half points and sparked California to an 88-83 victory over Oregon State Saturday at Gill Coliseum.
Brittany Boyd scored 25 points, seven in the final six minutes as No. 23 California held off Oregon State, 72-63, in the Pac 12 opener for both schools Friday night.
Tyrone Wallace scored 20 points and Justin Cobbs finished with 18 points after hitting some big shots late as Cal beat Bay Area rival Stanford 69-62 on Thursday night.
Richard Solomon had his third double-double of the season with a season-high 17 points and a team-high 14 rebounds, leading California to a 67-56 victory Saturday against Fresno State.
California quarterback Jared Goff has left Saturday’s game against Stanford midway through the second quarter with a shoulder injury.
John Madden likes the Denver Broncos over the New England Patriots in Sunday night’s showdown.
Cal has struggled mightily in Dykes’ first season, and the football team’s graduation rates are the worst among teams in major conferences. Entering the 116th Big Game on Saturday, Dykes is chasing the model that has made No. 10 Stanford a success on the field and in the classroom.