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ELECTION 2022: What to know | WILDFIRES: Prepare | COVID: Get a booster | IDEA MAKERS EVENT: Jay Caspian Kang + Khiara Bridges

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Cal Athletic director Sandy Barbour to step down in July

Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks and designated interim athletic director Michael Williams sit down for a press conference on Barbour’s transition Friday. Photo: Drew Jaffe Cal athletic director Sandy Barbour, Chancellor Nicholas Dirks and designated interim athletic director Michael Williams sit down for a press conference on Barbour’s transition Friday. Photo: Drew […]

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Cal footballer Ted Agu collapses, dies after workout

Cal junior Ted Agu, who died after collapsing in a workout this morning. Photo: Cal Athletics UPDATE, 04.24.14: Cal football player Ted Agu, who collapsed after a Feb. 7 team training run, died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, according to Sgt. Paul Graves of the Alameda County Coroners’ Bureau and reported by the San Jose Mercury News. Graves said hypertrophic […]

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Biting the bullet: behind the Cal sports decision

Athletic Director Sandy Barbour In a sombre press conference this afternoon, UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Athletic Director Sandy Barbour and Vice-Chancellor Frank Yeary explained their decision to cut five varsity sports: baseball, men’s and women’s gymnastics, men’s rugby and women’s lacrosse. “This is a difficult and painful day for our intercollegiate athletic programs,” Barbour […]