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King’s Keys: Schooling the Sun Devils

Stanford football (4-2, 2-1 Pac-12) enters this Thursday’s matchup with Arizona State (3-3, 1-2) unranked for the first time this year thanks to two straight losses. The season has taken a sharp turn after such a promising 4-0 start that raised expectations to Andrew Luck era levels. The exhilarating comeback victory over Oregon and Top 10 ranking feels like a different season at this point, and yet the Cardinal still control their own destiny in the Pac-12 North. With a Pac-12 Championship and Rose Bowl appearance still on the table, Stanford can turn 2018 into a success. The sky is not falling. But it might be if the Cardinal lose to Arizona State Thursday night.

Women’s soccer returns home for conference games

For the first time in October, No. 1 Stanford women’s soccer (12-0-1, 5-0 Pac-12) will be playing on the farm. The Cardinal play Utah (7-6-1, 4-2) tonight and will face No. 15 Colorado (12-0-3, 4-0-2) on Sunday.

Stanford is coming off an unusual road trip. Last Friday, they traveled to Tempe, Arizona where they were scheduled to play Arizona State University. Due to rain, the Cardinal returned home on Sunday without even playing a game. ASU and Stanford have rescheduled their match for November 4th.