STANFORD — Chasson Randle was determined to not let the Stanford men’s basketball team blow another big second-half lead. He got a big hand from seldom-used Gabriel Harris to make sure.
With one more game until the Pac-12 tournament, it was exactly the type of lift coach Johnny Dawkins’ team needed.
Randle scored 22 points and matched his career high with six assists, and Stanford snapped its longest losing streak at home this season with an 84-66 win over Utah on Sunday. Read More
Allen Crabbe scored 23 points, including four 3-pointers, and Cal defeated Utah 62-57 on Thursday night.Cal led by as many as 15 points midway through the second half, but the Utes pulled within 58-55 on Jason Washburn’s 3-pointer with 55 seconds remaining.
David Kravish missed at the other end for the Golden Bears (11-7, 3-3 Pac-12) but poked the rebound out to Crabbe, who was fouled and sank two free throws with 17 seconds left. Read More
A presidential campaign exposes candidates' strengths and weaknesses. The strengths they're eager to tell you about. So let's look at the weaknesses.
Start with Rick Santorum, whose poll numbers in New Hampshire and South Carolina have been surging since (by last count) he lost the Iowa caucuses by the Chinese lucky number of 8 votes. Read More
Cal is off to its first 0-3 conference start under coach Jeff Tedford, and a loss Saturday against Utah would mark another first for the Bears: the first four-game losing streak under Tedford.
Cal (3-3, 0-3 Pac-12 North) fell 30-9 to Southern Cal last week and Tedford felt it was more about the offense than the team’s defense.
“We didn’t put them in a good situation,” Tedford said. Read More
The Utah Health Exchange is the model some conservatives believe can be used to push back against Obamacare.
Witness the July 16 Wall Street Journal soundly rejecting regulatory guidance on what the administration is now calling “Affordable Insurance Exchanges,” but encouraging governors to get on the exchange bandwagon, in the hope they can build superior free-market exchanges. Read More
A trial is set to begin Friday in the case of a Utah man charged with beating a man to death in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood on Christmas Day — a case his attorney has described as self-defense. Read More
Sen. Orrin Hatch from Utah participated on a balanced budget panel yesterday at CPAC, but was immediately questioned by a member of the audience about his 2008 vote for the Wall Street bailout. “Under the circumstances at that time, we were going down,” Hatch said. “Let me tell you, we were going down. The secretary of the treasury said this is what had to be done.” Read More
Since the official 2010 Census numbers were released last
week, political number crunchers have compiled all sorts of stats about
who the big winners and losers have been.
For those of us who are demographic buffs, Christmas came four days early when Census Bureau director Robert Groves announced on Tuesday the first results of the 2010 census and the reapportionment of House seats (and therefore electoral votes) among the states. The resident population of the United States, he told us in a webcast, was 308,745,538. Read More
No Republican in Washington is more worried about the Tea Party than Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch. But a few Republicans should be as worried as Hatch, notably Indiana Sen. Dick Lugar. Read More