Last Thursday, having gorged myself on a hearty (turkey-free, since I’m a vegetarian) meal, I collapsed onto my motorized reclining couch at home and started sinking into a gastronomic coma. With drooping eyelids while trying desperately to stay open to watch the snooze-fest that was the Raiders playing the Cowboys at JerryWorld, my time awake was going to be quite short.
With last week’s finalization of the College Football Playoff committee and all of the controversy and mudslinging that followed, it seems as if much of America has forgotten that we still have one year left in the ever pleasing Bowl Championship Series (BCS) era.
After earning its first win of the season against Harvard on Feb. 24, the Stanford women’s lacrosse team will now hit the road to take on No. 13 Ohio State on March 2. This will be the first road trip of the season for the Cardinal (1-1), but Stanford head coach Amy Bokker is not worried about how her young squad will handle it.
It’s all too easy to criticize NCAA sanctions. They’re always branded as either ineffective or over the top. The unfortunate truth is that, without time travel, there’s no real way to undo the damage done when a school commits a major rules violation.
Another week of college football is in the books, and the new, penultimate BCS standings of the regular season have been released. The news: wonderful for Stanford. The Cardinal sits at No. 4; that slot ensures that Stanford will receive a guaranteed bid to a BCS bowl game…
By Wyndam Makowsky and Alex Romanczuk With Boise State’s loss, Stanford, as long as it beats Oregon State today, seems to hold pole position for… Continue Reading »