As if the U.S. Open needed any additional story lines, it may have received its best one yet Monday.
Casey Martin, the former Stanford golfer and current Oregon golf coach, qualified for the Open at the Olympic Club on June 14-17 by winning the sectional qualifier in Creswell, Ore., by one shot. Read More
Now that Andrew Luck’s on his way to the Indianapolis Colts and Nneka Ogwumike’s officially the WNBA’s top pick, it’s time to gear up for Monday’s Major League Baseball draft. Read More
STANFORD — The Stanford baseball team landed a top seed in the NCAA tournament Monday after finishing fourth in a loaded Pac-12 Conference this season.
The top billing means that Stanford (37-16) will host one of 16 NCAA regionals to be played across the nation this weekend. The regional will be the 15th held at Stanford since coach Mark Marquess took the helm in 1977 and the first since 2008. Read More
In a unique head-to-head matchup that lasted nearly three hours and featured several tense moments, sophomore Nicole Gibbs edged junior Mallory Burdette 2-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 in an all-Stanford singles final Monday at the NCAA women’s tennis championships in Athens, Ga. Read More
STANFORD — In 2008, Stanford’s Jason and David Dunford became the first Kenyan swimmers to qualify for the Olympics. Now, the brothers are looking to cap off their careers by bringing home the country’s first swimming medal in London. Read More
On a December night in 2007, Stanford slugger Stephen Piscotty walked through San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter with his high school basketball coach. At one point, they passed Petco Park, the home of the San Diego Padres.“I said, ‘Hey, Piscotty, you’ll be playing there some day won’t you?’” said Rob Collins, the former coach at Amador Valley High in Pleasanton. Piscotty glanced at his coach, cracked half a smile and dropped his head without responding. Read More
If Stanford was a sovereign nation, it would have finished 11th in the medal count at the 2008 Beijing Olympics — tied with Japan.
This summer, a new generation of Cardinal athletes is looking to stamp that big “S” all over the London Games. In 2008, Stanford sent more affiliated athletes (48) to the Beijing Olympics than any other university in the country. It was the sixth straight Summer Games in which the school had sent no fewer than 34 affiliated athletes and coaches. Read More
If there’s an ideal psychological makeup for an Olympic athlete, the prototype might be a sophomore swimmer making waves at Stanford. Read More
The spotlight figures to be on two freshman point guards when sixth-seeded Minnesota faces third-seeded Stanford in the NIT championship game at Madison Square Garden today.
Stanford’s Chasson Randle leads his team in scoring while shooting 44 percent from the field, and Andre Hollins scored a team-high 20 points in the Gophers’ 68-67 overtime victory over Washington in the semifinals. Read More
Nnemkadi Ogwumike continued her string of dominant performances in the NCAA Tournament, and the Stanford women’s basketball team added to its string of team successes with an 81-69 victory over Duke in the final of the Fresno Regional at the Save Mart Center. Read More