WATCH: Stanford Women's Swimming & Diving: Pac-12 Championships Day Two

Stanford continued to impress in the pool on Thursday at the 2017 Pac-12 Swimming (W) and Diving (M/W) Championships in Federal Way, WA. The Cardinal took home wins in the 500 free, the 50 free, the 200 IM, and 200 free relay.
Via Stanford Cardinal Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford Men’s Basketball defeats Oregon State 79-66

Stanford Men’s Basketball improves to 14-13 on the season Stanford basketball defeated the Oregon State Beavers 79-66 on Wednesday night in Maples Pavilion. This is Stanford’s second win in a row after defeating the California Golden Bears Friday night at home 73-68. Up next on the Stanford basketball schedule is the Oregon Ducks on Saturday at 1pm in Maples Pavilion and on the...
Via Rule of Tree
3 days ago

Stanford Men’s Basketball defeats Cal 73-68

Stanford beat the Bears Stanford basketball defeated the California Golden Bears Friday night in Maples Pavilion 73-68. Reid Travis and Dorian Pickens had big nights on offense but it was the Stanford defense that led the way for the Cardinal according to Pickens. Cal star Ivan Rabb ran into foul trouble early, but it was a 20-5 Stanford run in the second half that decided the game...
Via Rule of Tree
8 days ago

Stanford Track & Field: Cardinal Represented at The World-Renowned Millrose Games

Stanford runner Olivia Baker spoke with us after the race. All the way across the country on the opposite coast, New York City’s Amory hosted the world’s longest-running and most prestigious Indoor Track & Field competition for the 110th time last Saturday, the NYRR Millrose Games. In a weekend where Stanford athletes were spread across 4 meets in 4 different states, last...
Via Rule of Tree
13 days ago

Stanford Men’s Gymnastics: Cardinal Takes Pac-12 Invitational

Stanford Men’s gymnastics beat Cal for the 3rd time this season. This weekend No. 2 ranked Stanford Cardinal continued to extend the list of teams they have beaten so far this season. The latest additions: No. 6 Nebraska and No. 14 Arizona State, and No. 9 Cal earned its 3rd appearance on that list. Stanford’s combined total of 422.250 can easily be characterized by a string...
Via Rule of Tree
13 days ago

WATCH: Stanford Women's Basketball vs. Colorado

Pac-12 Networks' Christian Miles and Joan Bonvicini recap No. 13 Stanford women's basketball's 84-70 win over Colorado on Sunday afternoon. The Cardinal used a 28 point 3rd-quarter performance, and Karlie Samuelson (20), Brittany McPhee (18) and Erica McCall (12) all scored in double figures.
Via Stanford Cardinal Athletics
January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stanford Wrestling: Cardinal Clips: Focused Forward

Via Stanford Cardinal Athletics
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

McCall, Samuelson lead No. 13 Stanford women past Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Erica McCall had 19 points and 16 rebounds, Karlie Samuelson hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 points and No. 13 Stanford defeated Arizona 77-55 on Sunday. The Cardinal (12-2, 2-0 Pac-12), winners of four straight, outscored the Wildcats (9-4, 0-2) 20-5 in the second quarter - to lead 40-26 at the half - and 26-16 in the fourth. Trailing 21-20 after one quarter...
Via Associated Press
January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Christian McCaffrey got standing ovation from teammates after bowl decision

Christian McCaffrey’s announcement to his teammates that he would be sitting out Friday’s Sun Bowl apparently was met with good reception. CBS reporter Allie LaForce said during the Sun Bowl that McCaffrey received a standing ovation from his Stanford teammates when he addressed them about his decision not to play in the game. Allie LaForce says on the Sun Bowl broadcast...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Carroll on players skipping bowl games: ‘I don’t agree with it’

Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey have created a lot of buzz with their decisions to skip their respective teams’ bowl games, and Pete Carroll is the latest to express his disappointment in the growing trend. Carroll, a former college coach at USC, told reporters on Thursday that he understands why Fournette and McCaffrey made the choice they did but does not agree with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Christian McCaffrey and Leonard Fournette are the beginning of a bowl-skipping trend

Last week, it was Leonard Fournette announcing he was sitting out LSU’s bowl game to get ready for the NFL Draft. On Monday, it was Stanford star Christian McCaffrey tweeting that he too was skipping his bowl game to prep for the NFL.It’s worth noting that both Heisman hopefuls were injured at some point in 2016. It’s also worth noting that one of the star players of the 2015...
Via FOX Sports
December 19, 2016

Ezekiel Elliott calls out college players for skipping bowl games

There are a lot of differing opinions when it comes to the subject of college players making the decision to leave school early and skip bowl games in preparation for the NFL Draft. Ezekiel Elliott didn’t exactly call anyone out or say anything bad about players who have made the decision to skip bowl games, but he made it known he doesn’t understand their reasons. All these...
Via Sportsnaut
December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

McNabb: McCaffrey, Fournette setting bad example for kids

Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey's decision to skip playing the Sun Bowl in order to preserve himself for the 2017 NFL Draft is sure to draw lots and lots of debate. It’s a relatively new phenomenon, as we’re not used to seeing college football’s brightest stars skip out on their last chance to wear their college uniform. However, given the career-threatening injury to Jaylon...
Via Awful Announcing
December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

McCaffrey announces he will skip Stanford's bowl game

Stanford will have to face North Carolina without its best offensive player in the Sun Bowl later this month, as running back Christian McCaffrey has announced he will not be taking part in the game. McCaffrey, who recently declared for the NFL Draft, wrote on Twitter Monday morning that he has decided to skip Stanford’s bowl game. — Christian...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Christian McCaffrey’s stock take a hit in 2016?

Christian McCaffrey had a terrific career at Stanford University. On Wednesday, the running back announced what had long been expected: he was going to forego his senior year at Stanford and and declare for the 2017 NFL Draft. After three incredible years at Stanford, I've decided to enter the 2017 NFL draft. #BlessedByTheBest — Christian McCaffrey (@CMccaffrey5) December...
Via The Comeback
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Stanford’s Win Over Rice Caps Off The 9-3 Season The Cardinal Earned

The line for Saturday’s Stanford game against Rice finally settled at 35.5. The final score didn’t quite belie the confidence the Vegas oddsmakers had in the Cardinal on this particularly rainy weekend. But Stanford capped off a solid season in oddly the most fitting way possible: defeating a 3-8 Rice team 41-17 and finishing the season 9-3. “I’m a realist, we get what we...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Stanford wins 7th straight Big Game, beats Cal 45-31

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Christian McCaffrey's 90-yard touchdown run highlighted a record-setting 284-yard rushing performance that led Stanford to its seventh straight Big Game win, 45-31 over California on Saturday. McCaffrey broke his own single-game rushing record at Stanford of 243 yards and the Big Game record of 226 yards set by Cal's Joe Igber in 2002 to help the Cardinal...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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