Thursday afternoon, Stanford Athletics announced the retirement of Farwell Family Director of Men’s Rowing Craig Amerkhanian. The announcement comes as the third departure of a member of Stanford Athletics this week alone; Kissick Family Director of Sports Performance Shannon Turley was fired on Monday, and Goldman Family Director of Men’s Swimming Ted Knapp also announced…
“You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.” Those were the words of Batman in the final scene of “The Dark Knight,” but they just might apply as well to Stanford football, a program that emerged as a ferocious chihuahua yipping at Pete Carroll and Chip Kelly…
The man making his journey back to The Farm this year — eleven years removed from his senior season — is Ryan Garko ‘03. After getting a call about the job from departing associate head coach Dean Stotz, who retired in September after 37 seasons at Stanford, and speaking to Marquess, Garko had an easy decision to make.
Stanford men’s swimming head coach Skip Kenney is calling it a career after 33 years on the Farm
In an interview with The Daily, Stanford Athletic Director Bob Bowlsby explained his role on the task force appointed by the Bowl Championship Series (BCS), which was charged with investigating the Fiesta Bowl’s improprieties and misuse of bowl funds. Some groups, however, are voicing criticism in response to the task force and its recommendations.
Unlike almost every other major and minor conference in the country, the Pac-10 doesn’t have any season-ending baseball tournament to determine a champion
The conference inked a new 12-year, $3 billion television deal for football and men’s basketball on Tuesday morning with the Fox and ESPN networks, according to Richard Sandomir of The New York Times. The deal will kick in during the 2012-13 academic year, after the current rights deal expires and new conference members Colorado and Utah are fully integrated into the structure of the Pac-12 (the conference is still the Pac-10, but will begin being called the Pac-12 in July).
With a resounding 5-2 victory over No. 9 California this past Saturday, the No. 2 Stanford women’s tennis team clinched the Pac-10 regular season title, perhaps the first of many titles the Cardinal could bring home this year.