Scout Premium Content

Defense, discipline on Dykes' agenda

Sonny Dykes (Don Feria/

Improving defense and academics are top priorities for new California head coach Sonny Dykes, as he meets the Bears for the first time.

BERKELEY, Calif. – He is one of the top offensive minds in college football, so of course new California head coach Sonny Dykes spent much of his introductory press conference Thursday afternoon at Memorial Stadium talking about … defense? Maybe it isn't that big a surprise, as his third and final season at Louisiana Tech featured plenty of points, for both the Bulldogs and their opponents. Dykes... Recommended Stories

  • BERKELEY -- Jordan Rigsbee talks about his fowl exploits in the South Bay, and previews just what he and the offensive line need to do to get back to running the ball effectively against the No. 6…

  • BERKELEY -- The latest in our series of comprehensive Cal basketball previews focuses on long, versatile and athletic guard Tyrone Wallace, as we take a look at more film from practice.

  • SAN FRANCISCO -- Some quick hit comments from Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott on the state of the Pac-12 and some new initiatives that are coming this men's basketball season, including an update on…

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…

  • Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.