Stanford football basked in the glory of a perfectly sun-splashed Southern California afternoon at The Home Depot Center, enjoying better team health than it did in the days leading up to the 2012 season opener against San Jose State. Ryan Hewitt, who had injured his ankle in the team's open preseason scrimmage, was banged up back then.
LOS ANGELES Calls and text messages from old friends back home have been filling Stanford defensive end Ben Gardner's cell phone with increasing frequency this month. The sudden level of interest comes as no surprise to Gardner given his team's next opponent.
"I heard from a lot of people that I haven't heard from in a while," Gardner told reporters Thursday...
LOS ANGELES The instructions given to Kevin Hogan last season were relatively simple despite the complexities that would follow. All he had to do was study. For a guy enrolled at Stanford, that part typically comes easy.
The course in question, however, wasn't found on any class syllabus: Advanced Quarterbacking.
Hogan's task was to study Andrew Luck as though he was preparing...
82 AND OUT
UConn's women's basketball team returned the favor on Stanford by ending their 82-game home winning streak. Stanford had ended UConn's winning streak.