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Jeremy Rubin
Jeremy Rubin '23 is one of the sports section's Managing Editors for Vol. 258. A lifelong Yankees, Knicks and Jets fan, this New Yorker spends his free time devouring all forms of sports content or jamming out to music. Contact him at jjmrubin 'at'

Stanford to discontinue 11 varsity sports

A joint statement released today by University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Provost Persis Drell and Director of Athletics Bernard Muir announced that Stanford will discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity sports upon the completion of the 2020-21 academic year. After that, the the affected sports will have the opportunity to transition to club status.

Cardinal football returns to campus

Beginning today, Stanford football student-athletes are now able to return to the Farm. While voluntary training for all sports has been underway since June 17, no other entire team has been welcomed back to campus yet due to COVID-19 concerns.

No uniform start date for NCAA sports

With colleges across the country determining their best paths forward amid the COVID-19 pandemic, NCAA president Mark Emmert announced on Tuesday there will be no official start time for collegiate athletics. Local and state health guidelines and university student policies will dictate to what capacity of NCAA athletics will take place at each school.

Christian McCaffrey ’16 becomes highest-paid RB in NFL history

Former Stanford Cardinal Christian McCaffrey '16 agreed to a 4-year, $64 million contract extension with the Carolina Panthers on Monday. This extension, which won’t officially kick in until after the final year of his rookie contract, makes him the highest-paid running back in the NFL and will keep him in Panthers blue through the 2025 season.

Back-to-back 7-2 losses drop Cardinal record to 1-6

These two games finished off a three-game series at the Round Rock Classic. The first contest came on Friday against Houston. 25 runs allowed, nine errors and three losses later, the team will look to regroup and reset back on the West Coast. Following a quick day trip to face Cal on Tuesday, Stanford’s next eleven games will be at Sunken Diamond.

15 3-pointers propel women’s hoops past Utah

No. 8 Stanford women's basketball (22-3, 11-2 Pac-12) jumped out to a 23-13 lead in the first quarter against Utah (12-12, 5-8 Pac-12) and didn’t look back, dominating the contest and securing a 97-64 victory in Salt Lake City on Friday.

Stanford synchro finishes second in Florida

Backed by impressive scores across the board, synchronized swimming finished in a close second in Gainesville, Fla., last weekend. The Cardinal’s score of 81.0 came just three points short of first-place Incarnate Word’s 84.0, but well ahead of the University of Florida (49.0) and Lindenwood University (11.0).
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