Hibernate? No, More Like Dominate: Bears end season on high note, beat Illini 35-20 in Redbox Bowl

By Morris Phillips SANTA CLARA, CA–The Illini moved the ball, but the Bears moved the needle, making the majority of the big plays in their 35-20 Redbox Bowl victory over Illinois on Monday at Levi’s Stadium. The Bears captured their first Bowl victory since the 2015 Armed Forces Bowl win over Air Force, and wonContinue reading “Hibernate? No, More Like Dominate: Bears end season on high note, beat Illini 35-20 in Redbox Bowl”

Headline Sports podcast with Barbara Mason: Cal and Stanford get opening day wins; 49ers open in Tampa Bay and Raiders host Denver on MNF; plus more

Photo credit: mercurynews.com On the Headline Sports podcast with Barbara: #1 For the Cal Bears, getting a victory on opening day last Saturday was an important way to start the 2019 season with a win over UC Davis at Memorial Stadium and what a way to start with running back Christopher Brown Jr. rushing forContinue reading “Headline Sports podcast with Barbara Mason: Cal and Stanford get opening day wins; 49ers open in Tampa Bay and Raiders host Denver on MNF; plus more”

Cal Stays Cool: Bears shake off early adversity and deficit, squeeze past UC Davis, 27-13

By Morris Phillips BERKELEY, Calif. — Coach Justin Wilcox hates it when his club loses the turnover battle, linebacker Evan Weaver–ever the perfectionist–never minces words when assessing the Bears’ defense, and running back Christopher Brown Jr.–a new voice in the mix–was simply doing what he was taught to do, in impacting the Cal football recordContinue reading “Cal Stays Cool: Bears shake off early adversity and deficit, squeeze past UC Davis, 27-13”