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California, Stanford limping into 122nd Big Game

Nov. 22, 2019 3:31 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The 122nd Big Game between rivals Stanford and California will likely be a battle of attrition. The Cardinal and Golden Bears have been depleted by injuries this season, to the point that it’s probable both teams will start their backup quarterbacks Saturday. For the...

USC’s passing game looking to test stingy Cal secondary

Nov. 15, 2019 4:09 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — For a team that has historically produced a bevy of talented, top-tier running backs, USC has had a lot of success this season throwing the ball. The Trojans have the second-most prolific passing game in the Pac-12, and freshman quarterback Kedon Slovis has had multiple touchdown...

Cal's Evan Weaver wants more than individual honors

Nov. 8, 2019 2:58 PM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California linebacker Evan Weaver received word this week that he's among 12 semifinalists for the Dick Butkus award. That came after Weaver got invited to the Senior Bowl. It's the latest in a long line of honors for the Golden Bears defensive captain and emotional leader....

Moss sets more rushing records as No. 12 Utah routs Cal 35-0

Oct. 27, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — No one knew for sure if an ailing Tyler Huntley was going to play for No. 12 Utah until pregame warmups. Seeing the quarterback's determination inspired Zack Moss and the rest of the Utes to a record-setting performance Saturday night in their 35-0 rout of California. Huntley, who has...

No. 12 Utah's defense standing apart with elite play

Oct. 25, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — No. 12 Utah heads into its game against California on Saturday on a defensive roll. Utah has allowed just 10 points through its last 10 quarters of football and has outscored opponents 111-23 during the team's current three-game winning streak. It has allowed the Utes to stake a claim...

California tries to get back on track against Oregon State

Oct. 18, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California safety Trey Turner III realizes time is running out for the up-and-down Golden Bears to make their mark in the Pac-12 this season. After starting the season 4-0, including road wins at Washington and Mississippi, Cal has stumbled in consecutive losses to Arizona State and...

ASU making noise at midseason; Gordon stands out among QBs

Oct. 15, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

The Pac-12 is a jumble at the halfway point after some surprising early season results but some themes have emerged. First, Oregon has rebounded after the loss to Auburn in the opener and is in control in the North Division with a five-game winning streak. In the South, it's still anyone's race to win. A couple...

Pick Six: College football's best moments at halfway point

Oct. 15, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

The Southeastern Conference's West Division has the top two teams in the country in Alabama and LSU, defending national champion Clemson is right behind them and a host of others are lurking at the midway point of the season. Jalen Hurts has made the most of his transfer to Oklahoma and become the Heisman Trophy...

QB Devon Modster to lead Cal into Oregon

Oct. 4, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The California Golden Bears have faith in quarterback Devon Modster, not just out of necessity with Chase Garbers out, but because they've seen firsthand what he can do. Modster was UCLA's quarterback two seasons back when the Golden Bears visited Pasadena and fell 30-27 to the Bruins....

No. 13 Oregon is coming off a bye against Cal

Oct. 3, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

California (4-1, 2-1 Pac-12) at No. 13 Oregon (3-1, 1-0), Saturday at 8:05 p.m. EDT (FOX). Line: Oregon by 18. Series record: Cal leads 40-39-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? If the Ducks can run the table and win the Pac-12 title, they might still have a chance at the College Football Playoff, but the fact that the...