There may not be a more daunting task in sports than following greatness. Every legend that has ever graced a sports field leaves at some point, either to join another team or to call it a career. The athletes that replace these legends are charged not only with stepping into an important role for quite possibly their first time but filling the vacant gap left by a superstar and the expectations that come along with it.
Wednesday was a good day to be a Cardinal fan. Stanford football finalized its 2014 recruiting class by securing the commitments of 20 high-school football… Continue Reading »
Regardless of this Sunday’s outcome, a former Cardinal football player will become a Super Bowl champion. The Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman ’10 and Doug Baldwin… Continue Reading »
In 2007, Richard Sherman ’10 was a budding sophomore wide receiver at Stanford under current San Francisco 49ers’ head coach Jim Harbaugh. In 2014, as… Continue Reading »
When the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks clash in this Sunday’s NFC Championship game, it will be another installment in one of the most heated personal rivalries in sports between Jim Harbaugh and Pete Carroll. Though Stanford fans are quick to side with Harbaugh, their former head coach, over Carroll, who was known to run up the score when coaching USC, Harbaugh has often played the part of instigator in their infamous relationship. We asked football writers Winston Shi, David Cohn and Do-Hyoung Park: Pac-12 affiliations aside, which coach is the “good guy” and which is the “bad guy”?
After the announcement of Texas head coach Mack Brown’s resignation this past week, many national media members began to speculate that Stanford head coach David… Continue Reading »