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This week on the Bearcast: Cal football rides a losing steak heading into the Big Game

On the bright side of things, Cal basketball returns and starts off the season 1-0!

NCAA Football: California at Washington State James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

It was an interesting week outside of Cal athletics and we take a quick look at where things stand after the election results Tuesday. The Cal football team’s struggles continue as the Bears get trounced at Washington State and all eyes are on a must win game at home against Stanfurd. Cal basketball (officially) returns and the Bears defense was impressive. Check out the schedule below!

Three top talking points


  1. 2/3/4/8 all lose!
  2. Clemson goes down but Watson goes off
  3. College Basketball is back, is Cal a basketball school now?


  1. Sonny’s refusal to play Ross Bowers
  2. Sonny’s Pac-12 record
  3. UW playoff chances after the SC loss

The Recap: Cal gets blown out at Washington State

  • Reactions
  • Positives
  • Negatives

Pac-12 Game of the Week

Andy: USC vs UW

Rob: Colorado vs UCLA

Looking ahead: THE BIG GAME IS HERE

  • Line: Stanfurd by 14
  • X-factors for the game
  • Who do we need to watch out for on ‘Furd?
  • Prediction
  • Game time: 2:30pm pacific

Basketball: Cal starts 1-0

  • Recap
  • Game experience/MVP
  • Looking forward to UCI

Questions from fans

  • When is the right time to make a move at defensive coordinator?
  • Will Cal ever be good again?


  • Big game week is here, Go Bears!

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