Jeff Faraudo, East Bay Times

Jeff Faraudo

East Bay Times

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
Past:
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Marin IJ
  • Oakland Tribune

Recent articles by Jeff:

What went wrong with Cal football this season and can the Bears fix it?

“I think Cal’s in a really good spot. They’re a new system and a couple offensive linemen away from flipping their record,” said Yogi Roth, an analyst for the Pac-12 Network. → Read More

Cal comes from behind to beat Stanford in 125th Big Game

Bears score 21 points in the fourth quarter to pick up first home win in Big Game rivalry since 2008 → Read More

Dwight Garner, key figure in Cal football history, dies at 58

In the 1982 Big Game between the California Golden Bears and the Stanford Cardinal, Dwight Garner was the third player in the five-lateral touchdown known as "The Play." → Read More

Cal has secret advantage over Stanford in Big Game

After the Bears fired their offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, they’ve kept mum about what the offense will look like this week. → Read More

Cal has secret advantage over Stanford in Big Game

After the Bears fired their offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, they’ve kept mum about what the offense will look like this week. → Read More

The Big Game: One last “bonanza” for Cal Bears radio voice Joe Starkey

Joe Starkey is retiring after 48 years as radio voice of Cal Bears football, but he will forever be remembered for his call of The Play, the five-lateral kickoff return that Cal used to beat Stanford in the 1982 Big Game. → Read More

Cal Bears’ bowl eligibility hopes dashed in 38-10 loss at Oregon State

On coach Justin Wilcox’s 46th birthday, the Bears trailed 21-7 at halftime — scoring on a scoop and score 33-yard return of a fumble recovery by freshman cornerback Jeremiah Earby — but its offense… → Read More

After losing to high-powered offenses, Cal faces new challenge in Oregon State’s stalwart defense

Oregon State is the only team in the Pac-12 that ranks among the top four in the conference in rushing defense, pass defense, total defense and scoring defense. → Read More

Cal football: Bears must win out to become bowl eligible after high-scoring loss to No. 9 USC

“Two out of the last three against very talented teams that we had chances to win and we didn’t get it done. That’s the bottom line. We will not accept losing.” Wilcox said. → Read More

Cal football: Bears must win out to become bowl eligible after high-scoring loss to No. 9 USC

“Two out of the last three against very talented teams that we had chances to win and we didn’t get it done. That’s the bottom line. We will not accept losing.” Wilcox said. → Read More

Cal comeback bid falls just short in 41-35 loss at No. 9 ranked USC

Cal, which played without five injured defensive backs, lost its fifth straight game and will have to beat Oregon State, Stanford and UCLA in its final three games to become bowl eligible. → Read More

Cal comeback bid falls just short in 41-35 loss at No. 9 ranked USC

Cal, which played without five injured defensive backs, lost its fifth straight game and will have to beat Oregon State, Stanford and UCLA in its final three games to become bowl eligible. → Read More

Cal heads to L.A. Coliseum for what could be final game at No. 9 USC

Cal beat USC in the teams' first matchup at the Coliseum in November 1923. Nearly a century later, the Bears seek an upset win in what is their last scheduled road game against the Trojans, who are leaving the Pac-12 in 2024. → Read More

Cal defense can’t keep Oregon contained, Bears drop another Pac-12 contest

Bears’ defense kept it close for a quarter, but offensive struggles continue in 42-24 loss to No. 8 Ducks. → Read More

Cal-Oregon: What to know before Bears take on No. 8 Ducks

The Bears are two-touchdown underdogs but have played Oregon close in recent meetings. → Read More

Cal must do the unlikely vs. Oregon and put pressure on Bo Nix

The Bears are in the middle of the Pac-12 in sacks, but Oregon is elite at protecting its passer. → Read More

Both Stanford and Cal men’s hoops expect to prove Pac-12 media poll wrong

Cal was picked by a media poll to finish 11th in the conference and Stanford was picked fifth. → Read More

Cal falls to Washington despite second-half surge

Cal scored three touchdowns after halftime but it wasn’t enough. → Read More

Cal-Washington: What to know before kickoff in Berkeley

Cal has lost consecutive games in conference play but returns home to Memorial Stadium, where the Bears are 3-0 this season. → Read More

Cal-Washington: What to know before kickoff in Berkeley

Cal has lost consecutive games in conference play but returns home to Memorial Stadium, where the Bears are 3-0 this season. → Read More