14 Results for tag: Cal

Cal Eliminates Five Varsity Programs

Earlier this afternoon, Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated reportedthat UC Berkeley will hold a press conference this afternoon to discuss its "athletic future." As we've been noting for several months, a combination of budget pressures and Title IX compliance questions could very well lead to the school eliminating a number of athletic programs -- more ... More

Men’s Rugby on Edge at Cal

We're continuing to keep an eye on the athletic department at UC-Berkeley, and the latest news is that the supporters of the men's rugby team are getting nervous about possibly being downgraded to club status. From the San Francisco Chronicle: The most successful sports program in Cal history is fearful it may be downgraded to club status. The men's ... More

More Rumblings About Cal and Sports Cuts

Both Swish Appeal and California Golden Blogs have taken note of the San Francisco Chronicle piece from yesterday. More

Faculty Committee at UC Berkeley Recommends Cutting 5-7 Sports

Over the past few months, we've been following events at UC Berkeley very closely as a series of faculty committees worked to address the budget deficit in the school's athletic department. Back in July, one committee suggested that the department slash $6 million from its budget, but do it without eliminating any teams. Now, news leaked out last night that ... More