Jeff Faraudo

Jeff Faraudo

Jeff Faraudo was a sports writer for Bay Area daily newspapers since he was 17 years old, and was the Oakland Tribune's Cal beat writer for 24 years. He covered eight Final Fours, four NBA Finals and four Summer Olympics. 

Mykolas Alekna
Other Sports

Cal's Mykolas Alekna Finds His Groove, Wins Discus at Hungary

The 21-year-old world-recordholder tops a field with many of the elite throwers he will face next month at the Paris Olympics.

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Dimitrios Klonaras at Cal State East Bay
Basketball

Ex-Golden Bear Dimitrios Klonaras Signs as Pro in Iceland

Seldom-used in 3 seasons at Cal, Klonaras blossomed at Cal State East Bay

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Nikolaos Papanikolaou
Other Sports

Nikolaos Papanikolaou Named to Greek Olympic Water Polo Team

The forner Cal star was a three-time national champion and Cutino Award winner

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Georgia Bell
Other Sports

Cal Alum Georgia Bell Runs Lifetime Best in Sizzling 1,500 at Paris

Kena's Faith Kipyegon topped the event's fastest-ever field with a world-record performance

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Kevin Moen
Best Of

Top 50 Cal Sports Moments -- No. 1: The Play, 1982

Stanford coach Paul Wiggin’s decision to call timeout with 8 seconds left for what he hoped was a game-winning field goal, left 4 seconds on the clock and gave Cal a window to execute The Play

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Jaylen Brown celebrates during the Celtics' championship parade.
Basketball

Jaylen Brown Rewards Fans Who Found His Lost `7uice' Ring

The former Cal star presented two fans with tickets and an autographed basketball and jersey

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Bob Dalton, front row, far left
Best Of

Top 50 Cal Sports Moments -- No. 3: Greeting Oscar, 1959

Bob Dalton’s pregame exchange with Cincinnati star Oscar Robertson set a tone for Cal’s upset victory in the national semifinals

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Anna Purchase
Other Sports

Cal Alum Anna Purchase `Heartbroken' by Olympic Snub

She has met the Olympic criteria to compete in the women's hammer throw at Paris, but UK Athletics declined her invitation

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Marcus Semiem
Other Sports

Struggling Marcus Semien Gets a Rare Day Off From Texas Rangers

The former Cal star, who played all 162 games last season, was batting just 2-for-36 in recent weeks.

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Roy Riegels
Best Of

Top 50 Cal Sports Moments -- No. 4: Wrong Way, 1929

Roy Riegels found a permanent place in college football infamy with a moment of directional disorientation in the Rose Bowl 

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Rowan Hamilton
Other Sports

It's Official: Cal's Rowan Hamilton Headed to the Paris Olympics

The reigning NCAA champion was named to the Canadian Olympic roster after finishing second in the hammer throw at the country's trials.

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Jaylon Tyson
Basketball

Former Cal Star Jaylon Tyson Signs With Cleveland Cavaliers

Based on the NBA's rookie salary scale, Tyson is expected to earn about $3.3 million next season

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