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HIGHLIGHTS: CAL 2009

Offense highlights: Defense highlights: History repeats itself for the Golden Bears; they enter the season with lots of hype, only to fold like a bad hand in poker. Time for them to enter hibernation! Cal’s Heisman hopeful tailback, Jahvid Bust, was held to a season-low 47 rushing yards against USC. Meanwhile Joe McKnight looked the […]

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A Letter from Sample and Garrett

Imagine our surprise when we received a from Steven Sample and Mike Garrett today. It seems Stevie S. and Uncle Mike are hoping to edumacate us in the ways of NCAA recruitment compliance. I know, how cool of them, right? They’re good like that. Full letter, with links to compliance guide and contact information, after […]

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Cal-State Bakersfield or Bakersfield State? Don’t Deny the BSU in You!

Don’t ask why this particular story caught our eye, but it did. Apparently the higher-ups at Cal-State Bakersfield are considering changing their name to the sleeker, more aerodynamic Bakersfield State. Bakersfield Californian sports columnist Andy Kehe gives 10 reasons why the change should happen. For what it’s worth, we here at TrojanWire say do it. […]

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Amateur status is bullshit

Mike Beacon writes: My solution is simple: Allow college players to sign limited endorsements for companies that meet certain criteria. That way, the university and the NCAA can keep a firm grasp on the pot of gold they’re already making from these kids, and Madison Avenue can help someone like Reggie Bush live the life […]

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Where’s the SColiseum?

The SColiseum is officially and temporarily under “re-construction” since we received a cease & desist notice from the firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, representing the University of Southern California (“USC”). It has come to our attention that your site is once again selling USC-related merchandise without USC’s authorization. In this instance, in violation of […]

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