By Rob Calonge California has given access to four practices this spring for media consumption. The first one, March 11, I was in L.A. covering the men's and women's basketball Pac-10 tourney. I nearly missed today's second sampling of returning players while hanging around Haas Pavilion after the women's basketball team took home the WNIT championship. Lucky for me, I was able to get over to Memorial Stadium and catch most of Cal's football practice. Cal was hosting their 2010 Cal Football High School Coaches Clinic, so the sidelines were full of coaches viewing how practices are run in Berkeley. What stood out the most during practice was Cal's defense. It would be unjust to the offense to say that their defensive counterparts were mauling them throughout the day, but the defense...

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