• California Golden Bears players reach up to touch the trophy presented to them ofter defeating the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors at the end the opening game of the U.S. college football season at Sydney's Olympic stadium in Sydney, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. The last American football of any kind played in Sydney was an NFL preseason game at the Olympic stadium that attracted 73,000 spectators in 1999. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

    Webb solid in Cal debut, Bears beat Hawaii 51-31 Down Under

    SYDNEY (AP) — After three seasons at Texas Tech, quarterback Davis Webb made quite an impression in his first game as a graduate transfer at California.

    Updated: 1:47 am

  • Hawaii's Rainbow Warriors stretch during a training run at a field in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. The California Golden Bears will play Hawaii's Rainbow Warriors in the first college football game of the 2016 season at the College Football Sydney Cup on Saturday Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

    Hawaii disciplines 3 players ahead of Cal game in Sydney

    SYDNEY (AP) — Hawaii was without three key players Saturday in the opening game of the college football season against California for unspecified disciplinary reasons.

  • Anthony Goodluck, left, and his son Jaiden outside the Sydney Olympic stadium ahead of the opening U.S. college football game of the season between the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors and the California Golden Bears Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Dennis Passa)

    Plenty of new college football fans for 1st game of season

    SYDNEY (AP) — It was more than two hours before the start of Saturday’s U.S. college season opener between California and Hawaii, and Anthony Goodluck and his son were already milling outside Sydney’s Olympic stadium, soaking up the early atmosphere.

    Updated: 3:39 am

  • Hawaii Rainbow Warriors' coach Nick Rolovich speaks to media during a training run at a field in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. The California Golden Bears will play Hawaii's Rainbow Warriors in the first college football game of the 2016 season at the College Football Sydney Cup on Saturday Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

    Time to get the college football season under way Down Under

    SYDNEY (AP) — Hawaii players sped through early-morning drills with traditional island music emanating from a single speaker in one of the end zones. Across town, California held a final, closed workout except for the curious eyes of a half-dozen or so Sydney police officers wondering what all the fuss was about.

  • Cal Bears players practice during a training session at a field in Sydney Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Cal will play Hawaii in the first college football game of the 2016 season at the College Football Sydney Cup on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

    Sydney rain forces changes in Cal, Hawaii training schedules

    SYDNEY (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Sydney over 12 hours into early Thursday morning forced changes to the practice schedules for California and Hawaii just two days away from their college football season-opener at the Olympic stadium.

  • The California Golden Bears' head coach Sonny Dykes, right, and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors' head coach Nick Rolovic, left, accept gifts of surfboards from New South Wales state Minister for Trade and Tourism, Stuart Ayres, in Sydney, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, ahead of their opening college football game of the season in Sydney on Saturday. The game, with Cal designated as the home team, will be the first college football game played in Sydney and the first significant American football game played in Australia since 1999. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

    Cal, Hawaii play tourists ahead of college football opener

    SYDNEY (AP) — With the usual touristy things — Opera House, Harbour Bridge and meeting mascot-sized koalas — out of the way, the California Golden Bears and Hawaii were set to continue their practice sessions in Australia on Wednesday ahead of the opening college football game of the season.