California Golden Bears

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The California Golden Bears are the athletic teams that represent the University of California, Berkeley.wikipedia
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California Golden Bears rugby

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The Golden Bears have won 33 championships since the national collegiate championships for rugby began in 1980.

Pac-12 Conference

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Referred to in athletic competition as California or Cal, the university fields 30 varsity athletic programs and various club teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)'s Division I primarily as a member of the Pac-12 Conference, and for a limited number of sports as a member of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF).

Haas Pavilion

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Notable facilities used by the Bears include California Memorial Stadium (football) and Haas Pavilion (basketball and other indoor sports).
It is the home venue of the Golden Bears men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, and men's and women's gymnastics teams.

Roy Riegels

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The team also has produced two of the oddest and most memorable plays in college football: Roy "Wrong Way" Riegels' fumble recovery and run toward the Cal goal line in the 1929 Rose Bowl; and The Play in the 1982 Big Game, a game-winning, five-lateral kickoff return as time expired.
The 1920s saw the first golden age of California football, as the Golden Bears went 50 straight games without a defeat from 1920 to 1925, with a record of 46 wins and 4 ties.

Rose Bowl Game

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The team also has produced two of the oddest and most memorable plays in college football: Roy "Wrong Way" Riegels' fumble recovery and run toward the Cal goal line in the 1929 Rose Bowl; and The Play in the 1982 Big Game, a game-winning, five-lateral kickoff return as time expired.
The 2005 game featured Texas of the Big 12 Conference, selected, amid some controversy, over California of the Pac-10, marking the second time a West Coast team did not make the Rose Bowl.

1929 Rose Bowl

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The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets defeated the California Golden Bears by a score of 8–7.

NACDA Directors' Cup

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Cal finished the 2010–11 athletic season with 1,219.50 points, earning third place in the Director's Cup standings, the Golden Bears' highest finish ever.

Ryan Longwell

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After playing college football for the California Golden Bears, he started his professional football career with the San Francisco 49ers, but never played a game for the franchise.

Pete Newell

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The program has seen success throughout the years culminating in a national championship in 1959 under legendary coach Pete Newell and have reached the final four two other times in 1946 and 1960.
He coached for 15 years at the University of San Francisco, Michigan State University and the University of California, Berkeley, compiling an overall record of 234 wins and 123 losses.

Mountain Pacific Sports Federation

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Referred to in athletic competition as California or Cal, the university fields 30 varsity athletic programs and various club teams in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)'s Division I primarily as a member of the Pac-12 Conference, and for a limited number of sports as a member of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF).

Collegiate Rugby Championship

Cal also competes in the Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC), the highest profile college rugby sevens tournament in the US.

University of California, Berkeley

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The California Golden Bears are the athletic teams that represent the University of California, Berkeley.
The athletic teams at UC Berkeley are known as the California Golden Bears (often shortened to "Cal Bears" or just "Cal") and are primarily members of the NCAA Division I Pac-12 Conference (Pac-12).

The Play (American football)

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The team also has produced two of the oddest and most memorable plays in college football: Roy "Wrong Way" Riegels' fumble recovery and run toward the Cal goal line in the 1929 Rose Bowl; and The Play in the 1982 Big Game, a game-winning, five-lateral kickoff return as time expired.
Gale Gilbert was the starting quarterback for the Cal Bears.

Stanford Cardinal

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Following its win over Cal in the first-ever Big Game in 1892, the color cardinal was picked as the primary color of Stanford's athletic teams.

1987 NCAA Men's Water Polo Championship

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California defeated USC in the final, 9–8 (in one overtime), to win their seventh national title.