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Players Wanted: New Football League Based on Crazy Piedmont High Offense

February 6, 2014 | 11:30 am

Players Wanted: New Football League Based on Crazy Piedmont High Offense

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The new league is hoping a key rule change from the NFL will draw fans.

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Ray Guy, Oakland Raiders Punter, Elected to Hall of Fame

February 1, 2014 | 7:40 pm

Ray Guy, Oakland Raiders Punter, Elected to Hall of Fame

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After several near misses, one of the franchise’s greatest players becomes first punter to enter Hall.

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Relationship Between Notre Dame Star Manti Te’o and Stanford Student Called a Hoax

January 16, 2013 | 4:05 pm

Relationship Between Notre Dame Star Manti Te’o and Stanford Student Called a Hoax

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UPDATE 6:58 p.m.: In a weird twist on this story, someone this afternoon Tweeted from @LennayKay, the Twitter account Deadspin says once belonged to Lennay Kekua. I miss you too snugglebunny RT @mteo_5 @lennaykay I miss you! — L K (@LennayKay) January 16, 2013 UPDATE 5:25 p.m.: A Stanford spokeswoman said that while the university […]

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Stanford Wins First Rose Bowl Since 1972; Where to Watch a Replay

January 2, 2013 | 8:19 am

Stanford Wins First Rose Bowl Since 1972; Where to Watch a Replay

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Congrats to the Stanford Cardinal, which earned its first Rose Bowl title in four decades on Tuesday with a 20-14 win over Wisconsin. You can check out an annotated replay of the game by logging into WatchESPN.com with the password you use to pay your cable bill online. Here are ESPN’s highlights from the game; […]

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Cal Hires Sonny Dykes as New Coach

December 6, 2012 | 10:43 am

Cal Hires Sonny Dykes as New Coach

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The new football coach for the University of California, Berkeley promised on Thursday to “turn this program around.” In a press conference introducing him to the Bay Area, Sonny Dykes said “we will put the ball in the air. Our brand of football is fun. That’s what’s exciting for the fans out there.” Dykes, who […]

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AP: Cal Fires Football Coach Jeff Tedford

November 20, 2012 | 10:50 am

AP: Cal Fires Football Coach Jeff Tedford

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By Josh Dubow BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Coach Jeff Tedford was fired on Tuesday after 11 seasons at California that began with great promise and ended with a disappointing run of mediocrity. The decision was slated to be announced by athletic director Sandy Barbour at a news conference Tuesday afternoon, a person with knowledge of the […]

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Photos and Video: New Cal Structure Is Not Your Grandfather’s Stadium

August 27, 2012 | 3:47 pm

Photos and Video: New Cal Structure Is Not Your Grandfather’s Stadium

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Old on the outside, new on the inside, Berkeley’s California Memorial Stadium still resembles the Roman Colosseum while offering features that no one dreamed of at its 1923 inauguration. Designers didn’t factor in the stadium’s location on the Hayward fault, and by 1997 its walls had begun to crack apart. The new building was delayed […]

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Giants Beat 49ers in OT, Head to Super Bowl

January 22, 2012 | 8:16 pm

Giants Beat 49ers in OT, Head to Super Bowl

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a season of fabulous finishes, Eli Manning and the Giants had another one in them. And now New York is headed toward the ending that matters most: another trip to the Super Bowl. Five plays after the 49ers‘ Kyle Williams fumbled a punt, Lawrence Tynes kicked a 31-yard field goal […]

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Q & A: Why the Last Two Minutes of the 49ers Game Was Historic

January 16, 2012 | 4:58 pm

Q & A: Why the Last Two Minutes of the 49ers Game Was Historic

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I’m a baseball fan who’s only recently expanded my horizons into football, and one of the things I’m still having trouble with is the way that football games end. I’ll usually stay until the actual end of a baseball game, even if my team is down by ten runs — until the game’s over, there’s […]

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