With the 30th anniversary of the famous lateral play surrounding this week’s Stanford-Cal rivalry, Cardinal coach David Shaw was asked for his opinion about the disputed call given the benefit of replay all these years later.
Shaw responded: “You’re asking me about replay?”
Indeed, this is not the week. Read More
There will be no quarterback change at Stanford this week. And if David Shaw had his way, there will be no questions about the quarterback’s job status either.
The second-year coach stood behind redshirt junior Josh Nunes on Tuesday, delivering an unprompted and unscripted message at the beginning of his weekly news conference that his struggling quarterback will start for the No. 18 Cardinal (3-1, 1-1 Pac-12) against Arizona (3-2, 0-2) on Saturday. Read More
Jim Harbaugh is in Youngstown, Ohio, this week trying to get the 49ers back to form and Andrew Luck is in Indianapolis prepping for his fourth NFL game with the Colts.
Where is Stanford football?
Ranked among the AP’s Top 10 teams in the country where it presided for most of the past two seasons.
Despite the loss of Harbaugh and Luck, the Cardinal is ranked No. 8 heading into its first road game of the season at Washington tonight. Read More
Last year, Cal and Stanford finished in the top 10 in the same sport six times. No college rivalry in the country was as competitive in more sports than the Battle of the Bay.
But nationally, Cal-Stanford is a blip on the screen compared to Ohio State-Michigan, Duke-North Carolina and Florida-Florida State.
That might change soon now that the Pac-12 Conference has launched its own television networks, bringing the action to 48 million living rooms. Read More
Quarterbacks were the first subject as Cal coach Jeff Tedford had a media teleconference call Monday.
Danville quarterback Zach Kline came to Cal a semester early, so he’s eligible for spring practice, which will start March 13. How much does that help him?
“It’s always a help for a quarterback to participate in practice,” Tedford said. “Just being in a huddle, getting to know the offense, all those things help.” Read More
BERKELEY — And the streak goes on.
The No. 2 Stanford women’s basketball team extended its historic conference-winning streak to 75 games by whipping Cal 86-61 at Haas Pavilion on Sunday night in the highly anticipated Battle of the Bay rematch.
“This was probably our biggest Pac-12 [Conference] win,” Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer said. Read More
STANFORD — Cal coach Mike Montgomery, who for 18 seasons skippered the Stanford men’s basketball team, knew exactly what made the rival Cardinal a dangerous foe.
It was Stanford’s depth.
But Stanford’s bench, despite outscoring Cal 27-4, alone didn’t propel the underdog Cardinal to a 75-70 win Sunday at Maples Pavilion, spoiling Cal’s bid for a shared Pac-12 Conference title and a No. 1 seeding for the this week’s conference tourney. Read More
Cal senior punter Bryan Anger started the season by playing at AT&T Park and is ending it by playing alongside some of the best players in the country at the East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg, Fla.
“It’s a privilege to be out here. Everybody is out here working really hard,” Anger said. “It’s awesome to see how they do things.” Read More
Cal’s men’s basketball team takes its share of the Pac-12 Conference lead to the Pacific Northwest this weekend as it comes off a dominating win against Utah on Saturday.
The Golden Bears (15-4, 5-1 Pac-12) face off with Washington today, which is only a half-game behind Cal and Stanford for first place. Read More
It was San Francisco’s tech prowess that drew the new sports media production arm of the Pac-12 Conference to The City, according to the chief executive of the company.
Gary Stevenson, the newly appointed head of the recently launched Pac-12 Enterprises, said the rise of digital technology and an increased international interest in collegiate sports made San Francisco the right choice for the operation, which is set to include up to 150 new employees. Read More