Once Again…

We discussed our feelings on the Capital One Cup in a post from yesterday. Our key (and favorite) line from today's Times article: [Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby said,] "'I think [the commitment to a superior athletic ...
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Stanford BB and Pillow

Cardinal Hoopsters Sleep How Much?

In a recently published study in Sleep, 3 Stanford researchers and a colleague from UC-San Francisco assert that the Stanford men’s basketball team—or, rather, 11 members of it—does better on the court when players get mo...
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Harry Potter

Mid-Week Links: Big Game, Basketball, and Harry Potter

It's arguably the biggest week of the year for Stanford Athletics. Not only is it Big Game Week, but the basketball teams are finally playing games that count and several Cardinal squads are deep into their respective postseaso...
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Dawkins Pointing

Wilner on Dawkins: Fact or Fiction?

Jon Wilner of The San Jose Mercury News provided an assessment of the Johnny Dawkins contract extension that, if true, could pacify the many Stanford basketball fans disappointed by Bob Bowlsby's offer to the struggling head co...
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Andrew Luck-My Morning Jacket

Andrew Luck’s Secret Life

ESPN's Ted Miller suggests that (the now-shaven) Andrew Luck looks like musician Josh Groban (or, in the blog post, Josh Grobin). SI.com's Andy Staples and Dan Rubenstein of The Solid Verbal draw the connection between Luck and...
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Irving and Barnes

Bowlsby Says Sit Frosh

Bowlsby's proposal would require a mandatory year of NCAA competition ineligibility for incoming freshmen. He told the Chronicle that doing so would help student-athletes on the field of play and in the classroom.
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