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USF head coach Jennifer Azzi, center, hugs forward Taylor Proctor (32) and guard Zhane Dikes (1) in the closing seconds of 85-58 loss to Stanford in a first-round NCAA Tournament game on Saturday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Stanford sends USF home from NCAA women’s tournament

STANFORD — Tara VanDerveer and Jennifer Azzi held their embrace a bit…

USF head coach Jennifer Azzi, center, hugs forward Taylor Proctor (32) and guard Zhane Dikes (1) in the closing seconds of 85-58 loss to Stanford in a first-round NCAA Tournament game on Saturday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
49ers coach Chip Kelly, center, gestures beside Stanford football coach David Shaw, right, during Stanford's NFL Pro Day on Thursday. (Ben Margot/AP)

Chip Kelly continues to praise Colin Kaepernick

STANFORD — While others speculate whether Colin Kaepernick wants to remain in San…

49ers coach Chip Kelly, center, gestures beside Stanford football coach David Shaw, right, during Stanford's NFL Pro Day on Thursday. (Ben Margot/AP)
Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan passes during Stanford's NFL Pro Day on Thursday. (Ben Margot/AP)

Kevin Hogan auditions for NFL quarterback job

STANFORD — With the receivers he knows best and on the field…

Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan passes during Stanford's NFL Pro Day on Thursday. (Ben Margot/AP)
Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins reacts after a play against Washington during the game in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Washington won 91-68. (John Locher/AP)

Stanford leaves fate of season to NIT selection committee

LAS VEGAS — Washington’s young players had no trouble keeping focused in…

Stanford head coach Johnny Dawkins reacts after a play against Washington during the game in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Washington won 91-68. (John Locher/AP)
Arizona forward Ryan Anderson (12) and Gabe York celebrate after defeating Stanford 94-62. (Rick Scuteri/AP)

Arizona guard buries Stanford with nine 3s

TUCSON, Ariz. — With one swish through the net after another, Gabe…

Arizona forward Ryan Anderson (12) and Gabe York celebrate after defeating Stanford 94-62. (Rick Scuteri/AP)
Stanford's Christian Sanders was suspended indefinitely on Thursday. (Young Kwak/AP)

Stanford suspends starting point guard indefinitely

STANFORD — Stanford point guard Christian Sanders has been suspended indefinitely for…

Stanford's Christian Sanders was suspended indefinitely on Thursday. (Young Kwak/AP)
Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) shoots against UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 79-70. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

UCLA swept during Bay Area trip

STANFORD — Michael Humphrey shoots pre-game free throws to get his shot…

Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) shoots against UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 79-70. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Oregon’s Tyler Dorsey reacts after hitting the ground during the first half of Saturday’s game against Stanford. Stanford won 76-72. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Rosco Allen shoots Stanford over Oregon; Ducks swept in Bay Area trip

Stanford’s Rosco Allen put on a shooting clinic Saturday and it was…

Oregon’s Tyler Dorsey reacts after hitting the ground during the first half of Saturday’s game against Stanford. Stanford won 76-72. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) and Utah forward Jordan Loveridge (21) battle for position under the boards during the second half of their game Saturday.  (Rick Bowmer/AP)

Stanford stumbles against Utah, loses by 22

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah was on the verge of disaster after…

Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) and Utah forward Jordan Loveridge (21) battle for position under the boards during the second half of their game Saturday.  (Rick Bowmer/AP)
Arizona guard Gabe York (1) during his game against Stanford  on Thursday. Arizona won 71-57. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

York’s 3-pointer carries Arizona stops Stanford

Gabe York made a long 3-pointer with 8:24 left on the way to 19…

Arizona guard Gabe York (1) during his game against Stanford  on Thursday. Arizona won 71-57. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
California forward Ivan Rabb (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford on Thursday, Jan. 14. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Cal’s dream season fading

They were two plays only 29 seconds apart, but for a frustrated Cal…

California forward Ivan Rabb (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford on Thursday, Jan. 14. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) goes up for a dunk against California during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Thursday in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 77-71. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Stanford schools struggling Cal

Marcus Allen scored 10 of his 16 points over the final 5 1/2…

Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) goes up for a dunk against California during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Thursday in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 77-71. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Stanford coach David Shaw, walking off with another Rose Bowl prize, would require only a 14-mile reach for the 49ers. But Shaw likely wants no part of a struggling franchise’s inner workings. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Unless Jed vanishes, Shaw-49ers no match

PASADENA — Forget Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Coach Khaki, who says…

Stanford coach David Shaw, walking off with another Rose Bowl prize, would require only a 14-mile reach for the 49ers. But Shaw likely wants no part of a struggling franchise’s inner workings. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, right, scores past Iowa linebacker Bo Bower during the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game, Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)

McCaffrey’s joyride has no limits

PASADENA, Calif. — Welcome to The Year of Christian, 2016, when he’ll…

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, right, scores past Iowa linebacker Bo Bower during the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game, Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)

Stanford loves Rose scent

PASADENA, Calif. - Kevin Hogan will make a bit of Rose Bowl…

Stanford head coach David Shaw believes the College Football Playoffs will eventually expand to include eight teams. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

System works, just not on New Year’s Eve

PASADENA, Calif. - If they began anew, all bracketed and filleted in…

Stanford head coach David Shaw believes the College Football Playoffs will eventually expand to include eight teams. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
Stanford QB Kevin Hogan (8) scores on a throw from teammate Christian McCaffrey during the Pac-12 Conference championship against USC on Dec. 5 in Santa Clara. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Hogan’s career: Guts, faith

LOS ANGELES — The low point of Kevin Hogan’s season came in…

Stanford QB Kevin Hogan (8) scores on a throw from teammate Christian McCaffrey during the Pac-12 Conference championship against USC on Dec. 5 in Santa Clara. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Christian McCaffrey celebrates with teammates after Stanford’s convincing victory over USC in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Humble McCaffrey eyes humongous honor

Christian McCaffrey celebrated with his teammates when he heard the news he…

Christian McCaffrey celebrates with teammates after Stanford’s convincing victory over USC in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Klay Thompson had a monstrous game against the Pacers on Tuesday, scoring 39 points in 34 minutes before leaving the game with an ankle injury. (Michael Conroy/AP)

Wounded Warriors hurt so good

Twenty-four in a row. Twenty-nine. Thirty-five ... When and where will this…

Klay Thompson had a monstrous game against the Pacers on Tuesday, scoring 39 points in 34 minutes before leaving the game with an ankle injury. (Michael Conroy/AP)
Stanford's Christian McCaffrey runs against Southern California during the Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game Saturday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

McCaffrey off to New York as Heisman finalist

NEW YORK — No one has caught Christian McCaffrey all season. Now,…

Stanford's Christian McCaffrey runs against Southern California during the Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game Saturday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)