Cal Coach Lindsay Gottlieb Says Southwest Airlines Demanded Proof She Was Her Biracial Son's Mother

Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb was about to board a plane in Denver with her year-old son Jordan on Monday when she was stopped by a Southwest Airlines employee, who demanded to see proof that she was Jordan’s mother. Even after Gottlieb showed Jordan’s passport, the employee was not satisfied, which…

Cal Rugby Player Paralyzed After Suffering Spinal Injury In National Championship Game

The California Golden Bears have dominated the college rugby scene for decades. They’ve brought 27 of the past 37 national 15s titles back to Berkeley, including this year’s crown. However, the team’s dominant 43-13 victory over Arkansas State was undercut by a tragic injury suffered by sophomore Robert Paylor in the…

The Fight Between Berkeley's Academics And Its Football Team Is Getting Ugly

There’s this old joke around Berkeley that nobody actually knows what the town’s famous university is called. UC Berkeley, Cal Berkeley, California, and a few other permutations get tossed around—most notably “Berkeley,” which academic departments use to refer to the school, and “Cal,” the preferred moniker of the …

Fired Cal Coach Who Asked Reporter For Three-Way Gets Nevada Job, Releases Docs Which Prove Nothing

Yann Hufnagel was fired less than a month ago from his job as an assistant basketball coach at Cal for violating the school’s sexual harassment policy, yet he’s already landed on his feet with a similar job at the University of Nevada. Hufnagel is a brilliant recruiter, so he was always going to get another job, but…

Cal Investigation Finds Assistant Coach Sexually Harassed Reporter Who Accused Him Of Trying To Trade Sex For Access

Yesterday, the University of California-Berkeley fired assistant basketball coach Yann Hufnagel for violating the school’s sexual harassment policy. Hufnagel tweeted that he would soon be exonerated of a “fruitless claim by a reporter.” However, Deadspin has obtained a copy of Cal’s investigation into the matter, and…

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