Stanford women’s basketball’s senior forward Nnemkadi Ogwumike was named the United States Basketball Writer’s Association National Player of the Week on Tuesday following her career-best performance in a 97-80 win over sixth-ranked Tennessee on Dec. 20.
The award came a day after Ogwumike was also named Bank of the West Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season. Read More
Coming off a near two-week layoff, the Stanford men’s basketball team rolled to a 75-55 win against San Diego over the weekend. It was the fourth straight win for a Cardinal team that has been the early-season surprise in the Pac-12 Conference.
"I think we’re continuing to take strides forward, but there are still things for us to work on," Stanford forward Josh Owens said. "We’re not satisfied. We know we can get better." Read More
Forget the talk about Andrew Luck sitting for a couple of years behind Peyton Manning, as Aaron Rodgers did behind Brett Favre. The Indianapolis Colts will take Luck with the first pick in April’s draft and trade Manning for draft picks. Read More
There is only one thing that has gotten the best of Andrew Luck on the football field in the past two years, and that’s been the vaunted football program that is Oregon.
And come Saturday, the Stanford redshirt junior quarterback hopes that the Heisman Trophy balloting won’t best him once more, as well.
Luck, again, is up for the most coveted individual prize in college football, along with four other standout finalists in pursuit of being called the game’s finest player. Read More
STANFORD — Only hours before the commencement of Monday’s football practice, Stanford senior quarterback Andrew Luck heard the news.
It was news that, despite being expected by most, still thrilled the Cardinal’s leader.
“I think everybody wants to win [it],” Luck said after being named one of the five finalists for the Heisman Trophy. “No one wants to come in second, or third, or fourth.” Read More
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Fiesta Bowl will have a marquee matchup in its first post-scandal game: No. 3 Oklahoma State vs. No. 4 Stanford.The Fiesta Bowl had a dud of a game last year and nearly lost its BCS status after an investigation into financial improprieties.Bowl organizers worked hard to restore its image and landed a golden game of the Cardinal and the Cowboys. Read More
Winning at a high level is not new for Stanford sophomore Taylor McCann, and as this season has worn on, she has become a bigger part of why the Cardinal are only two wins away from their first NCAA women’s soccer championship.
“She wants to win a national championship for the older players,” Stanford coach Paul Ratcliffe said. “She’s learning from the older players about expectations.” Read More
Andrew Luck cemented his status atop Stanford's record books, made his final case for the Heisman Trophy and put the program in position for a second straight BCS bowl.Now he'll have to wait to see if that's enough. Read More
Andrew Luck walked back into the overcrowded home locker room at Stanford Stadium, greeted by hugs and handshakes and serenaded with a chant that suited him just perfectly."Macho, Macho man!" teammates bellowed, singing the lyrics to the Village People's famous song. "I want to be a Macho man!"Only one has earned that title on The Farm. Read More
No. 4 Stanford, having wrapped up Pac-12 Conference play last week against Cal, can only be a spectator as its conference fate is decided for them, but still has a slim shot at reaching the BCS championship game.
The Cardinal (10-1, 8-1 Pac-12 North) host No. 22 Notre Dame (8-3) Saturday night, and could use another win against a ranked team to help its championship hopes. Read More