Stanford beat Notre Dame on Saturday for the fourth time in the teams’ last five contests. The 27-20 result was surprisingly close — Stanford had been favored to win by over two touchdowns — but a win is a win, and the Cardinal is now 14-5 in one-possession games since David Shaw took over as head coach.
Due to Thanksgiving Break, today’s edition of Instant Replay does not have graphics. Saturday was a good day to be a Stanford fan. The Cardinal… Continue Reading »
In advance of Saturday’s Big Game between Stanford and Cal, The Daily’s Winston Shi chatted with Connor Byrne, a columnist for The Daily Californian, to get perspective from both camps.
The Stanford University Athletic Department claims to have three rivals: Cal, USC and Notre Dame. Cardinal football has played these three teams a combined 233 times, and it would not be the same program without these opponents. That much we can say for sure.
Stanford’s national championship hopes disappeared on Saturday night in the Coliseum as Southern California defeated Stanford 20-17. USC played well, but even after a flood… Continue Reading »
About Oregon football: What can we really say? As Sports Illustrated pointed out, the two teams would hardly consider themselves rivals–Stanford cares more about Cal and USC, while Oregon saves its loathing for Oregon State and Washington. Yet, as last Thursday’s game against the Ducks proved once again, it is Stanford and Oregon that have singlehandedly done more to cannibalize the Pac-12’s national championship hopes than anyone else in the conference.