goff
September 29, 20140

Cal and Colorado set TD record that could get broken when Bears play in Pullman

I keep waiting for the Cal Bears and Colorado Buffaloes to score another touchdown. Hard to say which was more memorable, the record-setting performance by both teams (first time in

mariota
September 19, 20141

Mini preview of Saturday’s Pac-12 games

Four of the five ranked Pac-12 teams have the week off, in preparation for the conference to really kick into gear next week. #12 UCLA is at #15 Arizona State

Cal QBs
September 18, 20143

Cal brings odd two-QB system to the Arizona desert

The last two times the Cal Bears have started 2-0, they’ve made a bowl game. (They lost both of those games- the 2009 Poinsettia Bowl and 2011 Holiday Bowl, but

Oregon Ducks Michigan State Spartans
September 12, 20140

Pac-12 preview: for some reason, Oregon’s playing before lunch

The official Pac-12 football press release for the week proudly states the conference is undefeated in non-conference play “on Saturdays” this season. That neatly sidesteps the 0-2 Washington State Cougars,

kevin hogan
September 12, 20140

Hey Stanford (and Kevin Hogan), show us something

If there’s any consolation from Stanford’s loss to USC last week on The Farm, it’s that it happened in Week 2. And should the Cardinal run the table, including beating

ducks
September 05, 20140

Here’s what the ranked Pac-12 teams are up to this weekend

Who’s not surprised that the only Pac-12 teams to lose in week one were Colorado and Washington State? Oh. Everybody. Who’s not surprised Wazzu lost because they Coug’d It? Huh.

ty
September 05, 20140

Does Stanford have the QB, RBs, and defense to avenge last year’s loss to USC?

I learned nothing about Stanford football last week. I already knew they were miles better than UC Davis, and the only question was whether the Aggies would even score —

Cal
September 04, 20140

Cal hopes to earn first winning streak since 2012

Well, the Bears won a game, so they’ve got that going for them. This week they try for win No. 2, and if that happens it’ll be their first “winning

oregon stanford
August 29, 20140

2014 Pac-12 football preview

The most inexperienced Pac-12 head coach is Mark Helfrich, and he’s in charge of the Oregon Ducks, the team many are picking to be the conference’s first representative in the

Cal
August 29, 20143

Cal’s climb back to respectability starts Saturday at Northwestern

The last time Cal played in the Rose Bowl, they lost to Northwestern. That’s also the last time Northwestern actually won the Granddaddy Of Them All. It also was Northwestern’s

JG
August 14, 20145

Cal Bears 2014 season preview: no QB controversy for Dykes in year two

A Cal friend of mine once let me in on the secret unofficial slogan of Golden Bear football: “Every year is a rebuilding year.” In the nearly two decades since

DF
May 31, 20142

Jay Cutler’s days may be numbered in Chicago

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler may have recently been the recipient of $126 million contract that is driving up the going rate for Colin Kaepernick, but chances are he’ll never

Borland Skov
May 20, 20140

Five potential reasons Shayne Skov signed with the 49ers

At first glance it seems like Shayne Skov chose the bumpiest path to an NFL roster. The former Stanford linebacker may have gone undrafted after posting lackluster workout times (a calf injury

stanford defense
May 12, 20146

A look at why Shayne Skov went undrafted and how the NFL views Stanford

I’m going to ask the following question, even if it means putting myself at risk of sounding both lazy and kind of racist at the same time. What does third round pick

shayne
May 10, 20149

49ers keep team physicians busy with seventh round picks, sign UDFA Shayne Skov

The 2014 NFL Draft is over! And, thankfully, Michael Sam didn’t go undrafted. Sam is now a Ram, as St. Louis took him with the 249th overall pick (there were a

uconn
April 08, 20141

March and March Madness are over, and we have prizes to award

I guess we didn’t need to wait until after the National Championship Game, but I was still in shock that I was tied for first place with 95 points. Wait,

wichita state
March 27, 20140

March Madness Contest update: I’m the worst at this (and I’m blaming a sports talk show host)

I picked the Wichita State to win the championship. Why? Because for some reason I listened to smarmy Doug Gottlieb rip everyone who believed the previously-undefeated Shockers should be a

d-jax
March 20, 20145

DeSean Jackson, and why NFL teams trade players

We should’ve known the 49ers would never trade for DeSean Jackson, even before considering his absurdly high salary. The very existence of trade rumors should’ve alerted us. Let’s take a

Aaron Gordon
March 17, 20144

You’re invited to enter the 6th annual BASG March Madness Contest (it’s free)

It’s that time again, the moment where we all pretend we’ve been paying close attention throughout the college basketball season and put our reputations on the line. That’s right, this

Jim Harbaugh press conference
March 04, 201413

Some media folks have been waiting to tear down Jim Harbaugh since Stanford days

“I guess on a professional note, a personal note, something that stood out in my mind — is just how good it’s been to work with all of you, weekly,

Back to Top Copyright © 2012 - Bay Area Sports Guy. All rights reserved.