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Cal Bears Football podcast with Morris Phillips: Golden Bears look to rebound on OSU after loss in Oregon

October 14, 2019

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photo from calbears.com: The Cal Bears Deandae Johnson sacks Oregon QB Justin Herbert in the October 5th On the Cal Bears (4-2) Football podcast with Morris: #1 Morris, Cal head coach Justin Wilcox reflected on the tough loss in their last game October 5th at Oregon (4-1) saying “It’s not one person, the way we […]

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Cal defensive backs find success, but not quite satisfied yet

October 11, 2019

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Photo credit: calbears.com By Ana Kieu The hype surrounding the Cal Golden Bears’ defensive backs in 2019 is real. With the entire unit returning from a stellar season last fall, the group entered 2019 ranked among the top 10 nationally by nearly every media outlet, and as high as No. 2 in one ranking behind […]

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Headline Sports podcast with Barbara Mason: Raiders gain ground with win against Chicago on road trip; 49ers leave no doubt in win over Browns; plus more

October 8, 2019

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Photo credit: nbcsports.com On Headline Sports with Barbara: #1 Which Oakland Raider (3-2) team is this? The Raider team who lost to Kansas City and Minnesota or the Raider team who beat Indianapolis and Chicago? #2 The San Francisco 49ers (4-0)  left little doubt about their game on Monday Night Football against the Cleveland Browns […]

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Cal football podcast with Morris Phillips: Modster looking to regroup against OSU

October 7, 2019

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bearinsider.com photo: Cal Bears defensive back Jaylinn Hawkins (6) and defensive back Erik Harutyunyan (26) got some joy before Oregon put the kibosh on the Bears happiness with a 17-7 win at Oregon on Saturday. On the Cal football podcast with Morris Phillips: #1 Another tough loss for Cal quarterback David Modster, who threw two […]

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Cal fades late in classic defensive struggle with No. 13 Oregon, lose 17-7

October 6, 2019

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By Morris Phillips Cal’s heralded defense knew it had to be good Saturday night. Oregon’s defense quietly thought it could be that much better. In a meeting of Pac-12 contenders, the Bears shut out quarterback Justin Herbert and the Ducks for nearly three quarters. But Oregon was even stingier, limiting Cal to 12 first downs […]

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Cal Bears football podcast with Morris Phillips: Will Garbers be ready for Oregon this Saturday?

September 30, 2019

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from sfgate.com: Chase Garbers #7 of the California Golden Bears throws a 16 yard touchdown pass against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the first quarter of an NCAA football game at California Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2019 in Berkeley, California. On the Cal Bears podcast with Morris: #1 Talk about how bad the […]

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With Garbers lost to injury, ASU seizes an opportunity with big 24-17 upset win over No. 15 Cal

September 28, 2019

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By Morris Phillips BERKELEY, Calif. — By the numbers, Friday Night Lights in the Pac-12 conference has been pretty predictable. Fifteen games, 13 wins for the home team. But if you throw a veteran coach with the pedigree of Herm Edwards into the mix, the task of going on the road–against a good team–on a […]

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Garbers enjoys his best game, Cal improves to 4-0 with 28-20 win over Ole Miss

September 21, 2019

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By Morris Phillips This time the concern wasn’t a slow start, or an overconfident finish. The Bears survived the heat, and the early, Eastern time zone kickoff and played with the lead throughout. But in a game this close, something had to set the Bears apart, it may have been how they caught their second […]

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John Ralston (1927-2019) once coached the SJSU Spartans

September 15, 2019

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Photo credit: sjsuspartans.com By Ana Kieu John Ralston was one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most popular and beloved college and professional sports figures and passed away peacefully in Sunnyvale, Calif., on September 14, 2019. Ralston’s impact on the Bay Area sports scene spanned 60 years from his days as a linebacker on the […]

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Cutting It Close: Bears happy to be 3-0, but not happy with narrow, 23-16 win over North Texas

September 14, 2019

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By Morris Phillips BERKELEY, Calif. — Winning is what it’s all about, but this early in the season, improvement is almost as important. The Cal Bears jumped to a 20-0 lead over Conference USA opponent North Texas, which was exactly what they wanted after falling behind 10-0 in each of their previous wins. But after […]

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