On New Year’s Day, No. 5 Stanford (11-2) will take the field for the last time this season against the No. 6 University of Iowa (12-1) in Pasadena, California for what will be the Cardinal’s 15th Rose Bowl berth.
Quite literally the only thing I remember from high school English is one scene from “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,” in which the two eponymous protagonists are seen flipping a coin again and again and again and again and again ad nauseum, with the coin showing heads 76 times in a row, much to the…
The No. 5 Cardinal’s shot at a second straight Rose Bowl Game victory fell just short against the No. 4 Spartans.
It’s no secret that Stanford football lives and dies by its running game. On one of the biggest stages in college football, the Cardinal running engine sputtered and then sputtered some more for over three quarters. And when it mattered the most – when Stanford needed one more yard to keep its last-minute desperation drive alive – the engine went up in flames.
Happy New Year everyone, and welcome to The Daily’s live blog of the 100th Rose Bowl Game between No. 5 Stanford and No. 4 Michigan State. We’ll be updating this page with instant coverage and analysis. Please refresh this page for the most recent updates. All times are Pacific.
There’s nothing quite like the Rose Bowl Game. It’s been through two world wars, but it’s also seen the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. It’s been through the September 11 terrorist attacks, but it’s also seen the first moon landing. The Rose Bowl Game is the biggest game on the West Coast every year.…
The following is the last of five installments of The Stanford Daily’s “Meet the Spartans” series, which will give an in-depth look at Michigan State leading into the 100th Rose Bowl Game between No. 4 Michigan State and No. 5 Stanford on Jan. 1. Today’s piece will focus on the Spartans’ special teams.
The following is the fourth of five installments of The Stanford Daily’s “Meet the Spartans” series, which will give an in-depth look at Michigan State leading into the 100th Rose Bowl Game between No. 4 Michigan State and No. 5 Stanford on Jan. 1. Today’s piece will focus on the Spartans’ passing game. Come back to stanforddaily.com/category/sports tomorrow for a look at the Spartans’ special teams.