After following Cardinal sports for four years, this is my final column.
To say the position of NBA head coach is in a state of flux would be like calling Kobe’s shot selection a bit excessive.
Five years ago, if I had made a list of the top American cities in which I would least like to run out of gas, Oakland may have taken the cake.
As former athletic director Bob Bowlsby moves on to (arguably) greener pastures by becoming commissioner of the Big 12, Stanford is now tasked with filling the hole in its heart left by one of the most successful people to ever hold the position.
June 14, 2009, was not a fun day for this guy.
I’ve been playing an egregious amount of Scramble with Friends lately.
I bet you’re scanning your memory for a game-winning three that capped off an improbable comeback hoops victory over Cal. Or you’re remembering one of the NCAA tournament games that catalyzed one of five consecutive Final Four runs for the women’s team.
But one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and for the Stanford men’s basketball team–your 2012 NIT champions–finishing the season as the 69th best team in the nation never felt so sweet.