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Jeff Faraudo and Jake Curtis, who together have covered Bay Area sports for nearly 70 years, provide all things California Golden Bears via The two provide deep daily coverage of Cal football and regularly report on other Cal sports.

Faraudo spent four decades writing for daily newspapers, including the Oakland Tribune where his primary beat for more than 25 years was college football and basketball, with a focus on Cal. He also covered nine Final Fours and four Summer Olympics.

Curtis spent 27 years with the San Francisco Chronicle, covering a range of sports and specializing in Cal and Stanford football and basketball. He also covered the Final Four, college football national championships, the NBA Finals, a World Cup and championship boxing matches. is a part of Maven’s sports network, an alliance with The Sports Xchange (TSX) — where Faraudo and Curtis are insiders on the Cal beat.