No. 2 Ducks Defeat Cal 55-16 In Driving RainMarcus Mariota threw for 2 touchdowns and ran for another and No. 2 Oregon defeated California 55-16 on Saturday night in the rain-drenched Pac-12 opener for both teams.
Cal Faces Its 2nd Straight Top-5 Opponent In OregonThe second-ranked Ducks begin what they hope is another successful Pac-12 season Saturday night looking for a fifth consecutive victory over visiting California, which is facing its second straight top-5 opponent.
No. 2 Oregon Prepares For Cal's Bear RaidNew California coach Sonny Dykes and his re-tooled Golden Bears visit No. 2 Oregon with both teams coming off byes, giving them plenty of time to ponder what they might see Saturday night in the conference opener for both teams.
Two Of Pac-12's Bright Young QBs To Meet In Cal Vs. OregonWith both Cal quarterback Jared Goff and Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota seeing success with the pass so far this season, it is expected that Saturday night's game could stretch very late.
Pac-12 Gets Rolling This Weekend; Cal Faces Toughest OpenerCal likely faces the toughest opener against the No. 2 Ducks in Eugene. The Golden Bears had a tough non-conference schedule, wrapping loses to Northwestern and Ohio State around a win over Portland State.
Cal's Defense Faces Huge Challenge In No. 2 OregonThe high-scoring Oregon Ducks are backed by a defense that has allowed only three touchdowns all season, leading to a trio of blowout victories.
Injured Cal G Cobbs Expected To Be Set For SeasonSecond-leading scorer Justin Cobbs suffered a right foot fracture in August, but it looks like he is on track to be ready for the season.
Analysis: Defense A Dud For Cal In 1st Three GamesThe Sonny Dykes Era has been as advertised in his first three games as California's coach: the offense is piling up points, and the defense has been a dud.
No. 4 Ohio State Tries To Stay Undefeated At CalHaving dispatched two mediocre teams at home, No. 4 Ohio State hits the road for the first time when it travels to Cal for a game on Saturday.
Ohio St. Wants To Play Keep-Away With Run Game At CalThis week, more than most, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer really wants his running game to control the ball and keep it away from pass-happy California.
Cal Seeks More Big-Play Runs From Bigelow"I've seen the plays he had last year," first-year Cal coach Sonny Dykes said. "We're ready for him to make some plays like that, some explosive plays. He hasn't had a chance to do that so far up to this point. We need for him to do it.
Cal-Ohio St. Among 4 Games With Pac-12, Big 10 Pride At StakeThere are four games this Saturday pitting Big Ten teams against top Pac-12 competition. This is the best opportunity until bowl season for the conferences to establish themselves as powers of the sport.
Buckeyes Defense Has Cal Freshman QB Goff In Its SightsJared Goff is the Bears' rookie quarterback - and also the focal point for the Buckeyes' defenders.
Cal Opens Sonny Dykes Era Vs. #22 NorthwesternWith a freshman quarterback, a new coaching staff and overhauled systems on both offense and defense, California comes into its season opener against No. 22 Northwestern on Saturday night with the element of surprise on its side.
Olympic Champ Missy Franklin Starts Life At Cal Amid Celebrity SpotlightMissy Franklin strolled into the room at Memorial Stadium and offered a cheery, "Hi, everybody!" Yet she is far from a typical 18-year-old college freshman beginning the first day of her fall semester Thursday.