Cal Bears basketball podcast with Michael Duca: Too much USF and Santa Clara; Bears glad to get back home against Fresno State

Photo credit: @CalMBBall On the Cal Bears podcast with Michael: The Cal Bears are unbeaten at home and are winless away from home. The Bears visited a couple of highly rated Jesuited institutions at USF and Santa Clara, but the Bears are back in the friendly confines of their home court at Haas Pavilion onContinue reading “Cal Bears basketball podcast with Michael Duca: Too much USF and Santa Clara; Bears glad to get back home against Fresno State”

Bears Back In The Win Column: Back-and-forth game with Fresno State goes to Cal, 69-63

By Morris Phillips BERKELEY, Calif. — Kareem South is just the type of player the Cal Bears need to get things turned around after two last place finishes in the Pac-12. The Toronto native has size, smarts and a competitive streak that surfaces in tight ballgames. Not only that, South’s well-spoken after games–win or lose.Continue reading “Bears Back In The Win Column: Back-and-forth game with Fresno State goes to Cal, 69-63”

Headline Sports podcast with Barbara Mason: Titans simply wore out Carr Sunday in Raider loss; Tough act to follow as 49ers get by Saints in the last minute; plus more

Photo credit: mercurynews.com On Headline Sports podcast with Barbara: #1 The Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr must be seeing double after running all day and avoiding getting sacked by the Tennessee Titans pass rush. #2 The Raiders just couldn’t get anything going, and as a result, suffered their third straight loss 42-21. #3 The SanContinue reading “Headline Sports podcast with Barbara Mason: Titans simply wore out Carr Sunday in Raider loss; Tough act to follow as 49ers get by Saints in the last minute; plus more”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Niners pull one out for the ages in New Orleans; Raiders’ skid hits three, Carr and Raiders hear it from the fans; plus more

Photo credit: ninersnation.com On That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: #1 The San Francisco 49ers pulled out a victory for the ages on Sunday in New Orleans when kicker Robbie Gould hit the gamer, a field goal that captured one of the 49ers’ best wins of the season 48-46. #2 The Oakland Raiders suffered their thirdContinue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Niners pull one out for the ages in New Orleans; Raiders’ skid hits three, Carr and Raiders hear it from the fans; plus more”

Cal Bears podcast with Morris Phillips: Great things come in Red Boxes, Cal to meet Illinois Dec. 30th

photo illustration from: Levi’s Stadium. On the Cal Bears podcast with Morris: #1 The Illinois Illini (6-6) have lost two straight games and face the Cal Bears (7-5), who have won two straight games at Levi’s Stadium, on Monday, Dec. 30th for the RedBox Bowl. #2 The Bears won their last game to the UCLAContinue reading “Cal Bears podcast with Morris Phillips: Great things come in Red Boxes, Cal to meet Illinois Dec. 30th”

Bears’ offense absent for long stretches in 71-52 loss at Santa Clara

By Morris Phillips SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Cal coach Mark Fox shook up his lineup on Saturday at Santa Clara in response to his team’s sluggish defensive effort at USF where they fell 76-64. Then Fox watched his team’s offense wander off in a 71-52 loss to the Broncos at the Leavey Center. Defensively, theContinue reading “Bears’ offense absent for long stretches in 71-52 loss at Santa Clara”

Cal Bears basketball podcast with Michael Duca: After first half, Dons stayed well enough ahead of Cal

Photo credit: @Donald_E_Heller On the Cal Bears basketball podcast with Michael: #1 The Cal Bears (5-3) were unceremoniously dumped at USF as the Dons whipped the Bears by 12, 76-64. #2 The Dons improved their record to 8-2. This has been an up and coming program and the Golden Bears certainly had an idea ofContinue reading “Cal Bears basketball podcast with Michael Duca: After first half, Dons stayed well enough ahead of Cal”

Cal’s trip to USF results in a 76-64 defeat and a Bay Area basketball history lesson

By Morris Phillips SAN FRANCISCO — Kevin Johnson and his sidekick, Dave Butler didn’t win at USF. They came to the Hilltop as seniors in December 1986 and suffered an agonizing, two-point loss that had Lou Campanelli seething. Geno Carlisle, Sean Marks, Sean Lampley and Francisco (Cisco) Elson made the trip across the Bay asContinue reading “Cal’s trip to USF results in a 76-64 defeat and a Bay Area basketball history lesson”

Headline Sports with Barbara Mason: Warriors drop their third straight 104-79; Raiders at their lowest point; plus more

Photo credit: nba.com/warriors On Headline Sports with Barbara: #1 The Atlanta Hawks handled the Golden State Warriors 104-79 loss Eric Paschall lead all Warriors scorers with 24 points on Monday night. The Warriors’ Draymond Green didn’t play. #2 Have the Oakland Raiders sank to their lowest point of the season losing huge to the KansasContinue reading “Headline Sports with Barbara Mason: Warriors drop their third straight 104-79; Raiders at their lowest point; plus more”

Cal Bears podcast with Morris Phillips: Cal gets touchdown in each quarter to defeat UCLA 28-18

photo from sfgate.com: California tight end Gavin Reinwald, right, makes a catch as UCLA defensive back Darnay Holmes defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. On the Cal Bears podcast with Morris: #1 A huge way to close the 2019 season with a winContinue reading “Cal Bears podcast with Morris Phillips: Cal gets touchdown in each quarter to defeat UCLA 28-18”