It hasn’t always been easy, but eventually, I think most people realize that their fathers are, in many ways, just like themselves -- real people with hopes and disappointments of their own. So that’s why, in my last column for The Stanford Daily, I just wanted to make sure and say thanks, Dad.
In the midst of a run to the Super Regionals of the College World Series, seven Stanford baseball players were selected in the MLB’s first-year player draft this Monday through Wednesday.
With the eighth pick in Monday’s MLB first-year player draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected Stanford righthanded pitcher Mark Appel.
With the 2012 NCAA baseball tournament opening up on Friday, it’s the season to remember when, 25 years ago, the Stanford baseball team was the king of college baseball
Since 1987, the Cardinal has had 22 players picked in the first round of the MLB draft, and yet, the casual baseball fan would probably only know one or two of those 22 players
On Tuesday afternoon, the Stanford football program officially jumped the shark. How exactly did the Cardinal leap from the land of the normal to the realm of the ridiculous? Because on Tuesday, an anonymous donor elected to endow the position of offensive coordinator for the Stanford football program and to forever call the job “The…
Where exactly have all of Stanford’s wide receivers been hiding over these past few years?
But when you think about those names out there, it’s important for the Stanford fans and administration to ask themselves: Just how important is it to hire a good athletic director?
On Friday, Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby was introduced as the new commissioner of the Big 12 Conference, officially making his move away from the Farm after six years at Stanford.
It’s 9:30 a.m. on a cool Thursday morning, and Bradley Klahn is setting out traffic cones on a tennis court. The senior from Poway, Calif., is used to balancing his prodigious tennis career and school, but now, it’s all tennis, all the time. Six feet tall, dressed from head to toe in red and black dri-fit, the economics major graduated from school in the winter and now spends his days preparing for the final hurrah of his college career—and the beginning of his budding professional career.
A look back at the days that Garrett, Plunkett and Elway were drafted first overall reveals an incredible amount about how Stanford, the NFL and the United States have changed over the last 60 years
While a lot of people like to give grades to NFL teams about their draft, I’m going to switch the script a little bit. Instead, I’m going to give some grades to the matches between the (former) Cardinal players and their new NFL teams
While Andrew Luck and David DeCastro might have stolen the headlines as the first two Stanford players selected in the NFL draft, ten other Cardinal players officially made the leap from the Farm to the NFL over the weekend as well.
After months of waiting, the Indianapolis Colts finally made Andrew Luck’s NFL dreams official on Thursday night, selecting Luck with the first overall pick in the NFL draft.
I think Griffin's rise to become the new poster child of the NFL represents everything that's wrong with the NFL draft
Summitt had been the head coach at Tennessee since she was 22 years old. She was, quite literally, leaving the only job she had ever known
On a bright, warm Saturday in San Francisco, Andrew Luck patrolled the Stanford sideline wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, jeans and dark sunglasses, overlooking the proceedings that many hoped would determine who would succeed him as the Cardinal’s starting quarterback.
In its final performance before the 2012 season, the Stanford football team takes to the field at San Francisco’s historic Kezar Stadium on Saturday in its annual Cardinal-White Spring Game. While the season is still six months away, the Stanford coaches are hoping that Saturday’s intrasquad contest will help settle several critical position battles before fall training camp, and provide some continuity for the Cardinal heading into the 2012 season. Naturally, all eyes are on the quarterback competition, where redshirt junior Josh Nunes and sophomore Brett Nottingham have emerged as the leaders to take over Andrew Luck’s job.
But even though Bubba took home his first green jacket, it’s impossible to dissect what happened at Augusta without at least paying a shred of attention to Stanford’s most famous former athlete
But the whole time the Bears were cutting the nets down, I kept wondering just how the Cardinal, which had been to five straight Final Fours, hadn’t managed to win one, just one, title during that time
As the Stanford men’s volleyball team heads into the home stretch of the season, with only five games remaining, the Cardinal picked up a vital win at home on Tuesday night, sweeping through conference foe Pacific in three sets.
In his last chance to impress scouts and media members before April’s NFL draft, redshirt junior quarterback Andrew Luck didn’t disappoint, putting together a dazzling performance at the Stanford football pro day on March 22.
The Stanford basketball team wasn’t dancing on the postseason stage it wanted to be on this March, it still played like champions on Thursday night, crushing Minnesota, 75-51 to capture the NIT title.
The Stanford men’s basketball team captured its first postseason win in three years with a 76-65 victory over Cleveland State in the first round of the NIT.