Senior Mallory Burdette won the second WTA title of her career on Saturday, dominating American Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-0 in the finals of the Odium Brown Vancouver Open. With the win, she also secured a wild card spot in the main draw of the U.S. Open, which begins on Aug. 27.
Ace righthander Mark Appel was the only member of Stanford baseball’s 2012 draft class to return to school, as six former Cardinal players inked deals and began minor-league play in recent weeks.
Junior righthander Mark Appel, the eighth overall pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in June’s MLB Draft, will stay at Stanford for his senior season.
Stanford senior Mallory Burdette nearly pulled out a set against the 10th-ranked player in the world, Marion Bartoli, at the Bank of the West Classic Thursday, but dropped the second-round match 7-5, 6-0.
The series of football games between the Pac-12 and Big Ten that was to begin in 2017 was suddenly cancelled Friday after several Pac-12 schools raised scheduling concerns.
Former Stanford forward Peter Sauer died Sunday night after a recreational basketball game in White Plains, N.Y. when the 35-year-old collapsed suddenly on a concrete court.
After more than a decade away from the Farm, former basketball star Mark Madsen has returned to Maples Pavilion, this time as the new assistant coach for the Stanford men’s basketball team.
The Stanford men’s golf team shot a third-round score of 290 on Thursday at the NCAA championship, its best score of the tournament, but not enough to push the Cardinal into the final eight-team match-play portion of the tournament, played at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.