Stanford

Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan, top, is sacked by Southern California linebacker Su'a Cravens in the Cardinal's 41-31 win over the Trojans on Saturday. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

All eyes on Hogan’s ankle

Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan suffered a left ankle injury early in the…

Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan, top, is sacked by Southern California linebacker Su'a Cravens in the Cardinal's 41-31 win over the Trojans on Saturday. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Christian McCaffrey celebrates with teammates after Stanford’s convincing victory over USC in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Hogan’s Heroes: Stanford stuns USC

LOS ANGELES — The questions were answered, shockingly and emphatically, as David…

Christian McCaffrey celebrates with teammates after Stanford’s convincing victory over USC in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Stanford's  Bryce Love runs for a 93-yard touchdown against UCF on Saturday, Sept. 12. (Matthew Sumner/AP)

Lot of Love at Stanford

The first time freshman Bryce Love touched the ball in Stanford’s 31-7…

Stanford's  Bryce Love runs for a 93-yard touchdown against UCF on Saturday, Sept. 12. (Matthew Sumner/AP)
Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan pitches the ball during an NCAA college football game against Central Florida in Stanford, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. (Mathew Sumner/AP)

Stanford bounces back with win

Kevin Hogan threw for a career-high 341 yards and three touchdowns as Stanford…

Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan pitches the ball during an NCAA college football game against Central Florida in Stanford, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. (Mathew Sumner/AP)
Stanford head coach David Shaw before the first quarter of an NCAA college football game between Northwestern and Stanford in Evanston, Ill on Saturday. (Matt Marton/AP)

As Shaw shanks, Cal soars

In the polls that matter most, Stanford is rated No. 2 and…

Stanford head coach David Shaw before the first quarter of an NCAA college football game between Northwestern and Stanford in Evanston, Ill on Saturday. (Matt Marton/AP)
California head coach Sonny Dykes, left, yells at an official during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Arrow up for Dykes, down for Shaw

Turns out the biggest mistake of the first Saturday of the college…

California head coach Sonny Dykes, left, yells at an official during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Northwestern linebacker Anthony Walker (18), obscured at rear left, and safety Traveon Henry (2) break up a pass in the end zone intended for Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey (5). (Matt Marton/AP)

Cardinal Sin: No offense in Stanford stunner

EVANSTON, Ill. — No. 21 Stanford could not get its passing game…

Northwestern linebacker Anthony Walker (18), obscured at rear left, and safety Traveon Henry (2) break up a pass in the end zone intended for Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey (5). (Matt Marton/AP)
Former 49ers offensive lineman Jonathan Martin posted on his Facebook page on Tuesday night his feelings and frustrations as a professional football player who was suffering from depression.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Of bullies and suicide attempts

The mission was about “breaking JMart.” Richie Incognito stated as much in…

Former 49ers offensive lineman Jonathan Martin posted on his Facebook page on Tuesday night his feelings and frustrations as a professional football player who was suffering from depression.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Southern California NCAA college football coach Steve Sarkisian speaks to media before football practice in Los Angeles on Tuesday. (Nick Ut/AP)

USC makes crisis worse

Don’t stop at institutional arrogance. Slog downward toward insufferable hypocrisy, the enabling…

Southern California NCAA college football coach Steve Sarkisian speaks to media before football practice in Los Angeles on Tuesday. (Nick Ut/AP)
Stanford head coach David Shaw says he has no plans to coach in the NFL. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

The Cardinal Rule

Wait, what are YOU doing here? Yeah, you, in the vivid red…

Stanford head coach David Shaw says he has no plans to coach in the NFL. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Stanford football head coach David Shaw speaks to reporters on Thursday during

Stanford football rebounds after tense Pac-12 season

It was a Sunday, one day after Stanford lost to Utah in…

Stanford football head coach David Shaw speaks to reporters on Thursday during
Stanford head coach David Shaw speaks to reporters during NCAA college Pac-12 Football Media Days, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

After down season, Stanford football renews team commitment

BURBANK, Calif. — It was a Sunday, one day after Stanford lost…

Stanford head coach David Shaw speaks to reporters during NCAA college Pac-12 Football Media Days, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
In this Sept. 14, 2004, file photo, a great white shark swims at the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Outer Bay Exhibit in Monterey, Calif.  (Richard Green/The Californian via AP, 2004)

California shark attack rates plunge 90 percent since 1950s

LOS ANGELES — New research finds swimmers and surfers today are about…

In this Sept. 14, 2004, file photo, a great white shark swims at the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Outer Bay Exhibit in Monterey, Calif.  (Richard Green/The Californian via AP, 2004)

Stanford, San Jose St. to host Super Bowl practices

SANTA CLARA — The two Super Bowl teams will practice for next…

Frank Franklin II/AP PhotoStanford's Anthony Brown (21) and Chasson Randle (5) celebrates after Brown made a 3-point basket during the first half of a semifinal against Old Dominion at the NIT college basketball tournament Tuesday

Miami, Stanford meet in NIT final matchup of banged-up teams

NEW YORK — The Miami Hurricanes were down to their fourth point…

Frank Franklin II/AP PhotoStanford's Anthony Brown (21) and Chasson Randle (5) celebrates after Brown made a 3-point basket during the first half of a semifinal against Old Dominion at the NIT college basketball tournament Tuesday
Frank Franklin II/APStanford's Chasson Randle (5) protects the ball from Old Dominion's Jordan Baker during Tuesday's NIT semifinal game.

Randle sets record, leads Stanford into NIT title game

NEW YORK — Chasson Randle had 24 points to become Stanford's all-time…

Frank Franklin II/APStanford's Chasson Randle (5) protects the ball from Old Dominion's Jordan Baker during Tuesday's NIT semifinal game.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoStanford running back Christian McCaffrey runs during the second half of the Foster Farms Bowl NCAA college football game in Santa Clara

Stanford's Christian McCaffrey showing off versatility

STANFORD — Any Stanford fan who wondered why the Cardinal couldn't get…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoStanford running back Christian McCaffrey runs during the second half of the Foster Farms Bowl NCAA college football game in Santa Clara

Stanford announces series with Vanderbilt, TCU

STANFORD — Stanford has agreed to a pair of series with Vanderbilt…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoOklahoma guard Gioya Carter (25) shoots against Stanford during the first half of a women's college basketball game in the second round of the NCAA tournament Monday

Stanford back in Sweet 16 with win over Oklahoma

STANFORD — Before taking the court at Maples Pavilion for the final…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoOklahoma guard Gioya Carter (25) shoots against Stanford during the first half of a women's college basketball game in the second round of the NCAA tournament Monday

Randle powers Stanford past Rhode Island in NIT second round

STANFORD — Chasson Randle scored a career-high 35 points to lead Stanford…