Jason Kidd is one of Cal basketball’s biggest stars. He’s also one of four Cal basketball players to have a jersey up in the Haas Pavilion rafters, as well as the only Cal player to hold two Olympic gold medals from bouncing the leather pumpkin.

The former Golden Bear was arrested for a DWI on Sunday in Southampton after being involved in a single-car accident. The only casualty sustained was a telephone pole standing innocently by the side of the road. We hope Kidd’s drive will be better during his time with the NY Knicks. Or, seeing as how we’re CA fans, maybe not.

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If you’ve been following the Clog lately, you probably already know that Cal sports — whether it’s our teams or our alumni — have been doing quite well as of late. Cal baseball had its amazing College World Series run and Cal Alum Jason Kidd led the Mavericks to an NBA championship.

But wait, there’s more! Recent Cal grad and soccer extraordinaire, Alex Morgan, is currently the youngest player on team U.S.A., which just scored its second victory in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany.

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GO BEARS!!Go Alumni!

2011 has proven to be a pretty sweet year for Cal Alumni — okay, probably not for Rhetoric majors but definitely for the athletic type. Earlier this year, former Cal quarterback Aaron Rodgers led the Green Bay Packers to a Super Bowl title.

Now, in what has been called one of the greatest finals in NBA history, with the winner of three games in a row not determined until the final shot, the Dallas Mavericks, and former Golden Bear Jason Kidd, made the final game of the series a tad less nerve wrecking as they defeated the Miami Heat 105-95 to win their first ever NBA Championship.

While most of you young Bears were still guzzling formula, read more »