Anthony Wilkerson talks about “why we play the game”

In an article he wrote about concussions, former Stanford running back Anthony Wilkerson has some interesting insights about the experience of playing football and the risk of serious brain injury: Jim Woods ‏@jimwcoaching  3h An activity without a high level of purpose is a waste of your time.  #career #job #smallbiz Good football players know the exhilaration...
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Defense dominates in Stanford's spring game

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) John Flacco and Chandler Dorrell each intercepted a pass for a score, leading the defense to a dominating 47-23 win over the offense in Stanford's spring game Saturday.
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BYU picks up Stanford WR transfer

A player who struggled to see the playing field at Stanford has decided to move on for an opportunity to do so elsewhere. BYU announced earlier this week that Keanu Nelson has decided to transfer into the Cougars football program. The school stated in its release that the wide receiver has already signed a scholarship agreement. Because he will be a graduate transfer, Nelson will...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Keanu Nelson Transferring to BYU

Keanu Nelson will graduate with a degree from Stanford University this June. However with a year of eligibility left to play, Stanford’s coaching staff has opted to not renew his scholarship for one more season. Fortunately for Nelson, BYU has given him an opportunity to fulfill his dream of playing out his eligibility.
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Women Headed To NCAA Championship Game Against Notre Dame

Huskies All-Access looks back at the UConn Huskies women’s basketball teams’ 75-56 win over the Stanford Cardinal on Sunday night in the 2014 NCAA Women’s Final Four.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Women Clamp Down on Stanford in 75-56 Win ☆

The UConn Huskies women’s basketball team may not be playing its collective best for 40 minutes offensively. But on defense, that’s a whole different story. After a quick start by the Stanford Cardinal and a slow start on the offensive end themselves, the Huskies defense went into lock-down mode. When that happened the game changed. And in the end, UConn found themselves with...
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Video: UConn Women Are Ready For Stanford

Huskies All-Access gives us a behind the scenes look as the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team prepares for Sunday night’s matchup with the Stanford Cardinal in the 2014 NCAA Women’s Final Four.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Prospect Profile: LB Shayne Skov

  LB Shayne Skov Packers prospect profile:  LB  Shayne Skov Player Information: Shayne Skov  LB, Stanford,  6-2, 245 pounds  Hometown: Guadalajara, Mexico STATS NFL Combine: Did not participate in Combine and to date, has not participated in any pre-draft drills News and Notes: Started nine games as a true freshman in 2009. . .led Stanford in tackles in 2010. . .lost the...
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ESPN reporter Jessica Mendoza joins Baseball Tonight

Jessica Mendoza is the current Women’s Sports Foundation President, and athletic ambassador for Team Darfur and board member of the National Education Association. She currently works for ESPN as a color analyst during the Women’s College World Series and a sideline reporter for ESPNU. You saw a couple times this college football bowl season. She’s also a very accomplished...
Via The Sports Bank
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Murphy Scouting Report

Trent Murphy DE Stanford #93 Ht: 6’5″ Wt: 250 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Comments: Murphy gets the most out of his physical tools and may already be near his ceiling. He doesn’t really stand out in any one area, but has the ability to be a three-down...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

David Yankey Scouting Report

David Yankey OG Stanford #54 Ht: 6’6″ Wt: 315 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Comments: Yankey will receive a variety of grades from teams depending on their offensive scheme. He isn’t an overpowering blocker but he moves well and should be a nice fit...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Tebow Is On-Hand For Florida vs. UCLA, Taking Photos With Fans

While it doesn’t look like there is a huge crowd for tonight’s Sweet 16 games in Memphis, there certainly are some stars in attendance. Earlier tonight, we showed you a photo of Richard Sherman and Condoleezza Rice rooting on the Stanford Cardinal against Dayton. For the second game of the double-header between Florida and UCLA, former Gators quarterback Tim Tebow is on-hand...
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Sweet 16 Preview and Picks: Stanford Cardinal vs. Dayton Flyers

The first game of the Sweet 16 is a classic example of why bubble talk is so captivating.All a team has to do is get into the field and anything can...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford's Dawkins: Dayton has 'toughness about them'

Stanford plays Dayton on Thursday in the only matchup of double-digit seeds in the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 round. But Cardinal coach Johnny Dawkins said his team won't be lured into a false sense of confidence. Asked if the bracket is opening up after 11th-seeded Dayton took out No. 3 Syracuse 55-53, Dawkins cringed. "No, no, not at all. I've been in too many...
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Stefan Nastic gives Stanford a force inside

Stanford shot blocker Josh Huestis can pinpoint the difference between the Cardinal team now and a year ago: Stefan Nastic. "He's something we missed last year, a big inside force," Huestis said Monday, a day after the Cardinal advanced to the Sweet 16 by stunning No. 2-seeded Kansas. Stanford's 6-foot-11 center has been a towering presence this season while...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Stanford vs. Dayton – Game Time, TV Schedule, Announcers, Line, Predictions

Will the party keep going in Dayton? Hands up if you had this Sweet 16 matchup in your bracket. The Dayton Flyers, by virtue of upset wins over both Ohio State and Syracuse, will take on the Stanford Cardinal this upcoming Thursday with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line. The Cardinal knocked off New Mexico and Kansas to earn its bid. Be sure to click here for more on Stanford...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford upsets Kansas 60-57, reaches Sweet 16

The tougher team won. Stanford, not always known for its grit, had more of the stuff Sunday and knocked off No. 2 seed Kansas 60-57 to advance to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament. The 10th-seeded Cardinal (23-12), playing in its first NCAA tournament since 2008, advances to Memphis for a Thursday regional semifinal against Dayton (25-10) of the Atlantic-10 Conference....
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford Band Just Became My Favorite Band

The Stanford Cardinal pulled off a major upset in the Men’s Basketball NCAA tournament with 60-57 victory over (2)Kansas. Despite the Round of 32 upset win, the Stanford band has become a bigger story after CBS cameras caught they rocking out like crazy during the game. There were even initial reports that band members were caught smuggling alcohol in their tubas, that turned out...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford limits Wiggins to 4, stuns second-seeded Kansas

Dwight Powell had 15 points and seven rebounds and No. 10 seed Stanford wrapped up its second straight upset at the free throw line, knocking off No. 2 Kansas 60-57 in the South Regional on Sunday. Chasson Randle added 13 points, six steals and four assists for the Cardinal (23-12), who advanced to the round of 16 for the first time since 2008 - also their last NCAA appearance....
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Stanford Knocks of Kansas, Moves on to the Sweet 16: Twitter Recap

Stanford ended up pulling away from Kansas in a 10 over 2 upset. Let’s see how the twitter universe responded down the stretch. Header photo from Dillip Vishwanat / Getty Images from ESPN Stanford, a 7-point underdog, is 0/9 from deep and still on the verge of upsetting Kansas. This game is nuts. — Luke Winn (@lukewinn) March 23, 2014 To reset the KU big man situation: Black...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Stanford's Josh Huestis Introduces Himself With Authority

Stanford fans likely know all about Josh Huestis; Pac-12 fans as well probably. However, the rest of the college basketball loving world probably isn't all to aware of who the 6'7" senior is (or maybe it's just me; I've never heard of the man before).After rejecting this Kansas shot during the first half of Sunday's game I bet the man gained at least a hand...
Via FatManWriting
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas eyes Sweet 16 in Stanford matchup

The Kansas Jayhawks and Stanford Cardinal will battle at 11:15 for the ninth spot in the Sweet 16 and a matchup with the Dayton Flyers next week in Memphis. Stanford took care of New Mexico on Friday with a 58-53 win over the Lobos. Stanford is no pushover as they have several good wins on the year including the latest Sweet 16 member, UConn, and another Sweet 16 hopeful in UCLA...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Stanford Vs. Kansas – Game Time, TV Schedule, Announcers, Line, Predictions

Twitter/@SInow Kansas got a tough fight from feisty 15-seed EKU before ultimately pulling away on the back of some thunderous dunks. Stanford upset UNM, sending the Lobos packing after just one tournament game two years in a row. The winner will face the winner of Syracuse-Dayton. Be sure to click here for more on Kansas and Stanford. Also, check out our printable bracket here...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford upsets New Mexico 58-53

Stanford hadn't been to the NCAA tournament in six years, and the Cardinal doesn't want to go home. There was no sense of satisfaction after a 58-53 win over No. 7 New Mexico on Friday at the Scottrade Arena. Stanford is only looking forward. "Coach tells us, a lot of teams are just happy to be here," senior forward Josh Huestis said. "Only a handful of teams...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford knocks off No. 7 New Mexico

ST. LOUIS -- Chasson Randle scored 23 points and No. 10 seed Stanford made an impression in its first NCAA appearance since 2008, leading almost start to finish in a 58-53 victory over seventh-seeded New Mexico on Friday. The Cardinal (22-12) built an early 16-point lead then held on after New Mexico rallied to tie it midway through the second half. They got four crucial free throws...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

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