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November 30, 2007
Can Cardinal Remember?
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/30/2007, 22:52 pm
Stanford's best chance to end a five-game losing streak to Cal in the Big Game today isn't going to come down to coach Jim Harbaugh's fire-and-brimstone speech before the game.
Ratto: Limping into this Big Game
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/30/2007, 22:52 pm
This is supposed to be Stanford's turn to host the Big Game, and by all accounts, including your odometer, it will be. What is likely to be true rather than merely factual, however, is that there will be as many Cal fans as Stanford fans, and maybe even more.
Stanford takes final shot at Cal in Big Game
Palo Alto Online – 11/30/2007, 20:51 pm
Share: Offensive production was on the rise through Stanford's first seven games, a tribute to head football coach Jim Harbaugh and his offensive coaches Chris Dalman, Tim Drevino, David Shaw and Willie Taggart.
Stanford, Cal Celebrate Silver Anniversary Of 'The Big Play'
NBC11 – 11/30/2007, 20:37 pm
Frenetic Play Still Discussed 25 Years Later
Elway's memories mark 25th anniversary of The Play
KSWT13 – 11/30/2007, 20:23 pm
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Long before John Elway earned his Super Bowl rings he was simply a face in the sideline crowd who couldn't believe the final play in the 85th Big Game.
Big Game results
SF Gate – 11/30/2007, 20:22 pm
(11-30) 19:40 PST -- Stanford leads series with 54 wins, 41 losses, 11 ties. From 1906-1917, rugby replaced football. There was no football from 1943-45, because of World War II.
Local Football Fans Gear Up For Big Game
KRXI-TV Reno – 11/30/2007, 17:03 pm
STANFORD -- A sell-out crowd of 50,000 is expected at Stanford Stadium on Saturday when the University of California Golden Bears travel to Palo Alto to take on the Stanford University Cardinal for the 110th battle over the coveted Stanford Axe.
Stanford shifts focus to Big Game after loss
Palo Alto Online – 11/30/2007, 12:34 pm
Share: Senior quarterback T.C. Ostrander put his arm around sophomore receiver Richard Sherman as they walked dolefully into the Stanford locker room after yet another frustrating loss and said a few words.
Cardinal Numbers: Wherefore the Walsh WCO?
TheBootleg.com – 11/30/2007, 12:03 pm
Stanford had more yards than Notre Dame (327 to 313). Stanford had the edge in turnovers (+2). Stanford had better success on third down (35% to 31%). Stanford had more time of possession (34:15 to 25:45).
Harbaugh won't name starter
Inside Bay Area – 11/30/2007, 10:41 am
No matter what Harbaugh decides, Ostrander said his approach will not change. 'My attitude has always been that I am going to go out and play the best I can and work on the things that I need to work on,' Ostrander said Wednesday.
A fan of both sides
Gilroy Dispatch – 11/30/2007, 10:41 am
Just like every other sports fan, Denny Schuler has seen 'The Play' a thousand times. You know the one, where in 1982, with Cal trailing 20-19 to Stanford, a Cardinal squib kick resulted in a Bear touchdown just five laterals and one hapless trombone player later in the closing seconds of the Big Game.
Turning the Bears around: Cal's Jeff Tedford an example for Stanford's Jim Harbaugh
The Stanford Daily – 11/30/2007, 10:01 am
If Stanford's much-maligned football team is looking for inspiration for rebuilding its program, it should look no further than the opposite sideline tomorrow.
It's all about the Axe
The Stanford Daily – 11/30/2007, 10:01 am
After another long year, the Axe is back up for grabs in the 110th Big Game. One of the greatest and most historic college football rivalries will reignite tomorrow at Stanford Stadium, featuring two teams that have both had underachieving seasons.
As Big as it gets: Stanford looks to take back the Axe
The Stanford Daily – 11/30/2007, 10:00 am
For both squads, it has been a long time coming. And for both Jim Harbaugh's Stanford Cardinal and Jeff Tedford's Cal Bears, it's probably a game they wish they were playing under different circumstances.
Big Game Guidelines
Stanford Daily – 11/30/2007, 09:25 am
As its name implies, Big Game is no mere football game - it is THE game if you're a Stanford student (unless, of course, you're talking about The Game, which is a different game entirely and unrelated to what's going on in the stadium tomorrow).
California (6-5) at Stanford (3-8)
Kansas City Star – 11/30/2007, 09:16 am
FACTS & STATS: Site: Stanford Stadium (85,500) -- Stanford, California. Television: Versus. Home Record: California 4-2, Stanford 1-6. Away Record: California 2-3, Stanford 2-2.
Big Party to rock Row tonight: ASSU and IFC hope to start annual tradition
The Stanford Daily – 11/30/2007, 06:36 am
ASSU and IFC hope to start annual tradition Tonight, as the Stanford Football team prepares for the biggest game of the season its annual Big Game against Cal the ASSU and Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) are co-sponsoring what is being called the biggest party of the year.
In Brief: To Stanford, Big Game is the biggest
Modesto Bee – 11/30/2007, 05:06 am
STANFORD -- Shocking then No. 2-ranked USC 24-23 on Oct. 6 was a night that won't soon be forgotten in Stanford football lore. But for the Cardinal players, it still wouldn't compare to the first win of their careers against arch rival Cal on Saturday.
Disagreements Occur Over Postconcussion Guidelines in College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology – 11/30/2007, 04:10 am
Stanford quarterback Tavita Pritchard was struck in the head by an opponent so violently that his helmet was ripped off, his bare head snapped back and forth and his skull slammed to the ground with a thud.
Big Game not just a passing fancy for QBs / STANFORD: Still no starter named
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/30/2007, 01:35 am
T.C. Ostrander waited three years for his turn to be Stanford's No. 1 quarterback. And now, in the week leading up to the final game of his college career, he waits again.
November 29, 2007
Big Game QBS: Ostrander
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/29/2007, 21:43 pm
T.C. Ostrander waited three years for his turn to be Stanford's No. 1 quarterback. And now, in the week leading up to the final game of his college career, he waits again.
California (6-5) at Stanford (3-8)
Fresno Bee – 11/29/2007, 20:57 pm
8:22 AM) FACTS & STATS: Site: Stanford Stadium (85,500) -- Stanford, California. Television: Versus. Home Record: California 4-2, Stanford 1-6. Away Record: California 2-3, Stanford 2-2.
Murphy retires the voice of Stanford sports
Palo Alto Online – 11/29/2007, 18:41 pm
Share: Some say that Bob Murphy's passion is Stanford. That would be understating it. His passion is golf -- his life is Stanford. Murphy's love affair for Stanford began the day he was born in Stanford Hospital in 1931.
Stanford center might play
Vallejo Times-Herald – 11/29/2007, 17:55 pm
PALO ALTO - Stanford center Tim Mattran, who has overcome his share of injuries during a six-year career on the Farm, might have one more comeback up his sleeve.
Elway ends his silence
Vallejo Times-Herald – 11/29/2007, 17:54 pm
Time heals ex-Stanford QB's wounds from 'The Play' The silence has ended for John Elway, if the pain has not. He confronts with laughter those moments which for so long he wouldn't approach with words.
Those involved in 'The Play' are still facing the music
Sporting News – 11/29/2007, 16:59 pm
Those involved in 'The Play' are still facing the music 5 Posted: November 29, 2007 Five can-you-believe-it laterals to end the game, a megadose of hysteria and the memorable line: "The band is out on the field!" You know what we're talking about: "The Play.
Previewing this weekend in CFB
SI.com – 11/29/2007, 15:46 pm
Welcome to the final Weekend Primer of the regular season. All these upsets have been fun and entertaining and everything, but look at the havoc they've wrought: at this point we're virtually assured of the least marquee title game since Robbie Bosco and BYU claimed their national championship .
Stanford players seek first win against rival California
USA Today – 11/29/2007, 13:51 pm
STANFORD, Calif. — Winning their first game at renovated Stanford Stadium was nice. Shocking Southern California and the Los Angeles Coliseum was a night that will not soon be forgotten in Stanford football lore.
Murphy set to call final Big Game Saturday
The Stanford Daily – 11/29/2007, 10:58 am
The "Voice of Stanford" will call his last game this Saturday when the Cardinal takes on Cal in this year's much-anticipated Big Game. Bob Murphy '53, who has been calling Stanford football games since 1964, will retire from his position after this weekend's game Murphy's connection to the University started as early as it possibly could have: he was born at Stanford Hospital and grew up in nearby Burlingame.
Cal, Stanford seniors look beyond football
Oakland Tribune – 11/29/2007, 09:31 am
Stanford's Ekom Udofia, left, stands next to his brother Udeme Udofia during football practice in Stanford on Monday, August 14, 2006. (Nhat V. Meyer/Mercury News) THIS football season, for both Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, has failed to match the academic luster of these Bay Area rivals, two of the country's most prestigious learning institutions.
Calling the Shots
The New York Times – 11/29/2007, 09:05 am
Tags: ESPN, michigan state, notre dame, Stanford, Tavita Pritchard, Wisconsin When football players sustain traumatic blows to the head, some television commentators see a great play while others take a more sober tone.
Notes: Jackson's status
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/29/2007, 08:43 am
Cal junior receiver/returner DeSean Jackson was in pads Wednesday for the first time since Sunday, but he didn't take any first-team repetitions. 'There's been no setback,' Cal coach Jeff Tedford said.
Big Game flashback
SF Gate – 11/29/2007, 08:33 am
(11-28) 19:31 PST -- Cal might need a win over underdog Stanford to assure itself a bowl berth. Rarely has the favorite squandered its bowl opportunity by losing the Big Game, but it has happened.
Outside the Top 25: Championship edition
Covers.com – 11/29/2007, 08:26 am
I won't lie. I'll watch the ACC, Big 12 and SEC title games from beginning to end this weekend. Army-Navy too.But the beauty of spending this Saturday surrounded by multiple TVs is being able to catch some of the weekend's lower-profile games.
Center Mattran wants Big finish STANFORD NOTES
Oakland Tribune – 11/29/2007, 07:13 am
STANFORD Cardinal center Tim Mattran, who has overcome his share of injuries during a six-year career on The Farm, might have one more comeback up his sleeve.
What he said
Mendocino Beacon – 11/29/2007, 06:37 am
Joe Kapp speaks his mind: -On legendary Pappy Waldorf, his first coach at Cal: ''Just have a reason, son.' Coming from God, giving me instructions on how to quarterback.
Elway now finally can deal with it
Mendocino Beacon – 11/29/2007, 06:35 am
John Elway: "A lot of people don't realize that was the last game of my (college) career. They'll talk about 'The Play' and ask me if I was there.
Remembering The Play
San Jose Mercury News – 11/29/2007, 01:53 am
On Nov. 20, 1982, Cal beat Stanford on what is widely called the greatest play in college football history - a five-lateral, 57-yard kickoff return for a touchdown as time expired.
GROANING PAINS / STANFORD:Harbaugh has brought a lot of enthusiasm, but few wins
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/29/2007, 01:41 am
-- A year ago, Jim Harbaugh stood at the podium, moments after his introduction as the new Stanford football coach, and promised to tackle the job with 'enthusiasm unknown to mankind.
NOTEBOOK / Cal's Jackson uncertain for action Saturday
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/29/2007, 01:40 am
Cal junior receiver/returner DeSean Jackson was in pads Wednesday for the first time since Sunday, but he didn't take any first-team repetitions. 'There's been no setback,' Cal coach Jeff Tedford said.
November 28, 2007
Concussions Put College Players in Murky World
The New York Times – 11/28/2007, 20:40 pm
Last Saturday, Stanford quarterback Tavita Pritchard was struck in the head by an opponent so violently that his helmet was ripped off, his bare head snapped back and forth and his skull slammed to the ground with a thud.
Many big games in history of Big Game
Palo Alto Daily News – 11/28/2007, 20:36 pm
There are so many memorable games in Big Game history. Everyone remembers 1982 for The Play, but Stanford's answer to The Play occurred in 1990, when the Cardinal scored nine points in the final 12 seconds to win 27-25.
Big Game flashback: 1980
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/28/2007, 20:12 pm
-- Cal may need a win over underdog Stanford to assure itself a bowl berth. Rarely has the favorite squandered its bowl opportunity by losing the Big Game, but it has happened.
California Gets Back To Basics Before Big Game
KMSP-TV – 11/28/2007, 15:39 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. -- After a 14-point loss to the Pac-10's worst team nearly two weeks ago, coach Jeff Tedford decided nobody in the California program deserved a few days off.
Caple: Imperfection is bliss
ESPN.com – 11/28/2007, 14:59 pm
Imagine if The Play occurred in this Saturday's Cal-Stanford game, rather than 25 years ago. In this age of relentless sports coverage, ubiquitous bloggers and inexhaustible opinion, The Play would cause so much debate, controversy and outrage that the World Wide Web might actually fill up.
California (6-5) at Stanford (3-8)
Kansas City Star – 11/28/2007, 14:26 pm
Thank heavens "The Play" wasn't ruined by instant replay
ESPN – 11/28/2007, 10:32 am
Updated: November 28, 2007, 12:54 PM ET Comment Email Print 25th Anniversary of "The Play" Imagine if The Play occurred in this Saturday's Cal-Stanford game, rather than 25 years ago.
Pritchard's OK with T.C. at QB
Mendocino Beacon – 11/28/2007, 04:53 am
STANFORD - Quarterback Tavita Pritchard naturally wants to start Saturday's Big Game against Cal. But if coach Jim Harbaugh goes with senior T.C. Ostrander, Pritchard said there would be no sour grapes on his part.
Its still a big game
The Stanford Daily – 11/28/2007, 04:13 am
In a year in which we were crazed beyond belief here at Stanford because the Cardinal managed to win a game against a truly significant opponent, it's fair to ask just how big Big Game really is this year.
In Brief: For Cal, it's like starting over again
Modesto Bee – 11/28/2007, 02:56 am
After a 14-point loss to the Pac-10's worst team nearly two weeks ago, coach Jeff Tedford decided nobody in the Cal program deserved a few days off. So in a week previously reserved for holiday relaxation and resting for Saturday's 110th Big Game at Stanford, Tedford put the Golden Bears through remedial classes in Football 101.
BIG GAME NOTEBOOK / Cal assistants candidates for WSU job
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/28/2007, 02:02 am
Creating a wake that most likely will be felt in Strawberry Canyon soon, Washington State officials announced Monday that coach Bill Doba will not return next season.
THE 110TH BIG GAME / Loud and clear / Murphy recalls highs from 43 years as on-air voice of Stanford football, basketball
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/28/2007, 02:02 am
-- Stanford broadcaster Bob Murphy will call the final game of his 43-year career at Saturday's Big Game. Murphy, a 1953 Stanford graduate and member of the Stanford Sports Hall of Fame, has been the on-air voice for football and men's basketball games since broadcaster Don Klein convinced him to sit behind the mic at the Stanford-Notre Dame game in the fall of 1964.
Kawakami: What if Tedford, Harbaugh switched hats?
San Jose Mercury News – 11/28/2007, 01:54 am
Jeff Tedford has everything a million Cal fans could possibly want in a college coach, except, perhaps, the ego-driven recklessness you need to command the national stage.
A Stanford-Cal game with a sigh
Santa Barbara News – 11/28/2007, 00:17 am
11:14 PM Contra Costa Times (MCT) In the giddy moments after Cal's 45-10 dismantling of Texas A&M in last December's Holiday Bowl, no one was giddier than DeSean Jackson.
November 27, 2007
Bowl hopes, bowl hypes ride on this week's rivalry games
Arizona Daily Star – 11/27/2007, 23:15 pm
advertisement USC and UCLA play for the 295-pound Victory Bell, a remnant of a Southern Pacific freight locomotive. This year's stake has a better ring to it — the Rose Bowl.
It's been a quarter-century, but 83-year-old Bob Stinnett distinctly remembers the day he was assigned to shoot photos of the Stanford cheerleaders.
Marin Independent Journal – 11/27/2007, 22:57 pm
The Big Game Multimedia Cal's Joe Starkey calls 'The Play' Stanford's Ron Barr calls 'The Play' IT'S BEEN A quarter-century, but 83-year-old Bob Stinnett distinctly remembers the day he was assigned to shoot photos of the Stanford cheerleaders.
Murph's Cardinal Calls
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/27/2007, 22:24 pm
Stanford broadcaster Bob Murphy will call the final game of his 43-year career at Saturday's Big Game. Murphy, a 1953 Stanford graduate and member of the Stanford sports Hall of Fame, has been the on-air voice for football and men's basketball games since Bay Area broadcaster Don Klein convinced him to sit behind the mic at the Stanford-Notre Dame game in the fall of 1964.
Stanford shifts focus to Big Game after luckless loss
Palo Alto Online – 11/27/2007, 21:21 pm
Share: Senior quarterback T.C. Ostrander put his arm around sophomore receiver Richard Sherman as they walked dolefully into the Stanford locker room after yet another frustrating loss and said a few words.
Big Game flashback: 1935
SF Gate – 11/27/2007, 19:26 pm
(11-27) 19:18 PST -- Cal needs a win over underdog Stanford to assure itself of a bowl berth. Rarely has the favorite squandered its bowl season by losing the Big Game, but it has happened.
Dave Albee: Greg Loberg part of the untold story of The Play
Marin Independent Journal – 11/27/2007, 17:39 pm
PETALUMA GREG LOBERG was on vacation in Lake Tahoe a few years ago when he and his then 10-year-old son, Bryan, turned on ESPN Classic and watched the 1982 Big Game between Cal and Stanford from start to improbable finish.
Caltrain Add Trains For Big Game
NBC11 – 11/27/2007, 13:22 pm
Caltrain has announced special service trains to help get fans to the 110th Big Game at Stanford University Saturday. A special limited-stop train will depart from the San Francisco Caltrain station at 1:50 p.
Take BART-Caltrain to the Big Game at Stanford Saturday
Inside Bay Area – 11/27/2007, 12:45 pm
Football fans headed to the Big Game between Cal and Stanford on the Stanford Campus Saturday may be reluctant to slog through freeway traffic. They have an option: Take the train.
Big game notebook Hip injury shelves Best for rest of season
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/27/2007, 08:27 am
Cal freshman tailback Jahvid Best is expected to miss the remainder of the season, coach Jeff Tedford announced Monday. Best left the Nov. 10 game against USC with a hip injury early in the third quarter and missed the loss to Washington on Nov.
Dickey: This game will be big again - just not now
Examiner.com – 11/27/2007, 08:23 am
d under: SAN FRANCISCO , Glenn Dickey , Dickey Sports rap SAN FRANCISCO (Map, News) - One of these years, the Big Game will revert to the competitive rivalry it once was, but not this year.
Luck led to photo of 'The Play'
Marin Independent Journal – 11/27/2007, 05:04 am
IT'S BEEN A quarter-century, but 83-year-old Bob Stinnett distinctly remembers the day he was assigned to shoot photos of the Stanford cheerleaders. Who wouldn't? When the former Oakland Tribune photographer returned to the office that day, his stuff was so shockingly good, nobody believed the shots were real.
Ostrander could start against Cal
Mendocino Beacon – 11/27/2007, 04:57 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Tavita Pritchard was medically cleared to play before he returned to the field Saturday against Notre Dame, but the Stanford quarterback might not start this week's Big Game against Cal.
Murphy set to make final Stanford pitch
Mendocino Beacon – 11/27/2007, 04:57 am
BOB MURPHY has invited friends to be on hand when he broadcasts the final Stanford football game of his illustrious career Saturday. The 76-year-old Burlingame native recalls the last time he brought a pal to the Big Game.
Big Game flashback
SF Gate – 11/27/2007, 04:53 am
Cal needs a win over underdog Stanford to assure itself of a bowl berth. Rarely has the favorite squandered its bowl season by losing the Big Game, but it has happened.
Purdy: Murphy's last hurrah
San Jose Mercury News – 11/27/2007, 04:49 am
Stanford Cardinal radio announcer Bob Murphy before their game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, Calif. on Saturday, November 24, 2007.
Stanford losing its longtime announcer
Oakland Tribune – 11/27/2007, 03:29 am
SAN FRANCISCO So Mr. Stanford, if we dare label him that, is about to step away, a symbol, a representative of everything college sports should always be and Bob Murphy always has been.
big game notebook / Hip injury shelves Best for rest of season
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/27/2007, 02:48 am
Cal freshman tailback Jahvid Best is expected to miss the remainder of the season, coach Jeff Tedford announced Monday. Best left the Nov. 10 game against USC with a hip injury early in the third quarter and missed the loss to Washington on Nov.
Wilner: These days, Big Game is anything but
San Jose Mercury News – 11/27/2007, 02:39 am
A quarter century after Kevin Moen caught lateral No. 5 and ran through the band, the Cal-Stanford rivalry is defined by meaningless, lopsided games in which anything can't happen.
Murphy's last hurrah
San Jose Mercury News – 11/27/2007, 02:19 am
Stanford Cardinal radio announcer Bob Murphy before their game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, Calif. on Saturday, November 24, 2007.
THE 110TH BIG GAME / Cal (6-5, 3-5 Pac-10) at Stanford (3-8, 2-6), 4 p.m. Saturday on Versus, 810, 1050 / A lot on the line for two seasons gone awry
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/27/2007, 02:12 am
Ahh, yes, the Big Game. The pomp! The pageantry! The marching bands! The tradition! The devoted alumni of each school yearning to breathe free and fulfilled, or in some cases, simply to breathe! Yes, the Big Game.
Even this late, QB debate at Stanford
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/27/2007, 00:09 am
Stanford's starting quarterback for Saturday's Big Game will be decided in practice this week. Fifth-year senior T.C. Ostrander and sophomore Tavita Pritchard will compete for the final start of the season against Cal, according to coach Jim Harbaugh.
November 26, 2007
Stanford undecided on quarterback for Big Game against Cal
KSWT13 – 11/26/2007, 18:18 pm
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh could make a quarterback change for this week's rivalry game against California after starter Tavita Pritchard was dinged up last week against Notre Dame.
Big Game upset a real possibility
Santa Barbara News – 11/26/2007, 20:06 pm
7:26 PM Contra Costa Times (MCT) SAN FRANCISCO - It's no secret that this year's Big Game has lost much of its expected buzz. If you needed proof beyond the fact that the Bears and Cardinal both have lost five of their past six games, it came Monday at the annual Big Game luncheon in the form of a short news release from Stanford.
Stanford quarterback for Big Game up in the air because of Pritchard's injury
San Jose Mercury News – 11/26/2007, 14:27 pm
Stanford quarterback for Big Game up in the air because of Pritchard's injury
Hughes scores late as Notre Dame tops Stanford in season finale, 21-14
Dowagiac Daily News – 11/26/2007, 11:40 am
PALO ALTO, Calif. - Robert Hughes' 6-yard run with 1:55 remaining Saturday night lifted the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to a 21-14 victory over host Stanford.
Moving forward
News Sentinel – 11/26/2007, 05:25 am
STANFORD, Calif. As soon as the final whistle blew, the Notre Dame players gathered in the end zone to salute their fans and savor a season-ending victory.
Big Game still large
The Californian.com – 11/26/2007, 05:13 am
Can you hear the taunting? It must be Cal vs. Stanford. This week's 110th Big Game gets down to the basics. Cal no longer has to worry about its title hopes.
Stanford tripped up by Irish
Stanford Daily – 11/26/2007, 03:51 am
Stanford's tough luck at home continued on Saturday against Notre Dame, as the Cardinal offense failed to convert in the red zone in the team's 21-14 loss to the Irish.
A chance to make statement
DailyBulletin.com – 11/26/2007, 00:03 am
The renewal of the great rivalry, and you can throw out the records and stats, no one knows what will happen, blah blah blah. No. We have a strong sense what is going to happen, and it isn't going to be attractive.
November 25, 2007
Golden opportunity slips away / Stanford loses to Irish in 'winnable' game
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/25/2007, 15:05 pm
-- Stanford senior wide receiver Evan Moore, always one to put a fine point on things, summed up the Cardinal's 21-14 excruciating loss to Notre Dame Saturday at Stanford Stadium.
Cardinal turning crimson
Inside Bay Area – 11/25/2007, 09:53 am
Stanford embarrassed, flubbing many chances against Notre Dame. Stanford Cardinal's Mark Bradford (4) runs against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the second quarter in Stanford, Calif.
Notre Dame beats Stanford 21-14
South Carolina Enquirer-Herald – 11/25/2007, 11:34 am
Notre Dame beats Stanford 21-14 STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Robert Hughes helped Notre Dame put a positive finish on the worst season ever for college football's most-storied team.
Big Game means most to Cal fans
RBC Dain Raushcer – 11/25/2007, 10:27 am
(Contra Costa Times - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- TWO CENTS' WORTH - By Ben Enos STAFF WRITER - This week ought to feel familiar to Cal football fans.
Irish finish season on high note
Press Democrat – 11/25/2007, 09:20 am
STANFORD -- As soon as the final whistle blew, the Notre Dame players gathered in the end zone to salute their fans and savor a season-ending victory. The celebration continued in the locker room with multiple renditions of the school's fight song and pictures for the departing seniors.
A dark day for Cardinal
Vallejo Times-Herald – 11/25/2007, 09:10 am
Stanford fails to take advantage of mistakes in loss to Notre Dame If this was the worst Notre Dame team in the school's storied history - as many have suggested - then what does that make Stanford? The Irish did everything imaginable to give the game away Saturday.
Starting QB in doubt for Big Game
Inside Bay Area – 11/25/2007, 04:29 am
First Pritchard then Ostrander, briefly, injured in loss to Irish STANFORD The Cardinal's quarterback situation heading into this week's Big Game against Cal is a mystery.
Harbaugh runs out on media
Oakland Tribune – 11/25/2007, 02:55 am
STANFORD His wide receiver who dropped a pass in the end zone in the last minute said he was disappointed. His kicker who missed four field goals said that was unacceptable.
UPDATE: Irish upend Card, 21-14
Stanford Daily – 11/25/2007, 05:26 am
as the Cardinal's offense failed to convert in the red-zone, senior kicker Derek Belch missed four field goals and Notre Dame rolled to its second straight win to close its disastrous 2007 campaign, and the Cardinal dropped their fourth straight game, 21-14.
Irish end season on high note
Modesto Bee – 11/25/2007, 05:08 am
STANFORD -- As soon as the final whistle blew, the Notre Dame players gathered in the end zone to salute their fans and savor a season-ending victory. The celebration continued in the locker room with multiple renditions of the school's fight song and pictures for the departing seniors.
Will it be Pritchard or Ostrander in Big Game?
San Jose Mercury News – 11/25/2007, 03:39 am
or Ostrander vs. Cal? Stanford's quarterback situation heading into this week's Big Game against Cal is a mystery. Because Coach Jim Harbaugh left Saturday without speaking with reporters after the Cardinal's 21-14 loss to Notre Dame, it is not known whether Tavita Pritchard or T.
Belch misses 4 FG tries, takes blame for latest loss
SF Gate – 11/25/2007, 03:31 am
(11-24) 20:27 PST STANFORD -- After Stanford's 21-14 loss to Notre Dame, kicker Derek Belch repeated the sentiments he shared after the Nov. 10 loss at Washington State - that he again feels he lost the game for his team.
Lowly Notre Dame ends year on winning note
ESPN.com – 11/25/2007, 02:16 am
Irish Drop Stanford to End Season on High Note Team Stat Comparison 1st Downs Total Yards 3rd Down Conversions 4th Down Conversions Individual Leaders Notre Dame Passing Stanford Passing Notre Dame Rushing Stanford Rushing Notre Dame Receiving Stanford Receiving Scoring Summary FIRST QUARTER Jimmy Clausen 2 Yd Run (Brandon Walker Kick) Drive: 2 plays, 14 yds, :12 Anthony Kimble 1 Yd Run (Derek Belch Kick) Drive: 8 plays, 69 yds, 3:21 SECOND QUARTER Anthony Kimble 11 Yd Run (Derek Belch Kick) Drive
Purdy: Stanford blows opportunities in loss to Notre Dame
San Jose Mercury News – 11/25/2007, 02:09 am
The Stanford shopping center outdrew the Stanford football team Saturday afternoon. No, really. There were maybe 34,000 people in 50,000-seat Stanford Stadium (although the official announced attendance was 48,953) for the Cardinal's game against Notre Dame.
Moments in time / Twenty-five years after The Catch and The Play (and the home run), consider these the Bay Area's 10 most memorable sports years
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/25/2007, 01:11 am
More than 25 years ago, at the start of 1982, Bay Area fans had no way of knowing they soon would witness two of the most memorable moments in sports history.
Sloppy? Yes, but Irish win
Indianapolis Star – 11/25/2007, 00:58 am
STANFORD, Calif. -- The wackiest season in Notre Dame football history finished in fitting fashion. In a game that will be remembered as much for the plays that were overturned as the ones that counted, Notre Dame (3-9) concluded the 2007 season with a 21-14 victory over Stanford (3-8) on Robert Hughes' 6-yard touchdown run with 6:06 remaining.
November 24, 2007
Stanford football lets Notre Dame get away
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/24/2007, 23:16 pm
-- Stanford senior wide receiver Evan Moore, always one to put a fine point on things, summed up the Cardinal's 21-14 excruciating loss to Notre Dame Saturday at Stanford Stadium.
Cardinal defense making progress
SF Gate – 11/24/2007, 10:17 am
When Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh searched the Internet last winter looking for defensive coordinator candidates, one of the first things that caught his eye about Scott Shafer was how Shafer turned the Western Michigan defense into one of the best in the country in two seasons.
Another shot at Irish
Inside Bay Area – 11/24/2007, 06:13 am
Ostrander, Stanford aim to snap five-game slide vs. Notre Dame STANFORD When Notre Dame visited Stanford Stadium two seasons ago, Cardinal quarterback T.
Ostrander takes up familiar role against Irish
Vallejo Times-Herald – 11/24/2007, 10:19 am
Stanford QB playing backup as Notre Dame comes to town When Notre Dame visited Stanford Stadium two seasons ago, Cardinal quarterback T.C. Ostrander was in the same role he'll be in today against the Irish: a backup.
Stanford Edged by Notre Dame, 21-14
Pac 10 – 11/24/2007, 18:41 pm
Kimble scores two touchdowns for Stanford in the loss Printer-Friendly Format Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen (7) is brought down by Stanford's Chris Horn during the second half.
Luck of the Irish wins out over Stanford
Palo Alto Online – 11/24/2007, 23:27 pm
Share: Anthony Kimble returned to the Stanford lineup on Saturday, providing a lift to the Cardinal football running game. He rushed for 80 yards and scored two touchdowns but the luck was with the Irish and Notre Dame beat the Cardinal, 21-14, on Saturday in a nonconference contest at Stanford Stadium.
Irish finish horrible season with victory
Daily Herald – 11/24/2007, 22:14 pm
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- They wouldn't stop singing. Holed up in the locker room behind Stanford Stadium Saturday afternoon, the Notre Dame football team broke into their standard fight song, a rare result in the most dire of seasons.
Irish Bounce Back
IrishEyes.com – 11/24/2007, 20:13 pm
SOUTH BEND, IN- The tip-off for Saturday's Notre Dame-Youngstown State basketball game was moved back a few hours to accommodate the Irish football team.
BREAKING NEWS: Irish Upend Card, 21-14
Stanford Daily – 11/24/2007, 20:13 pm
as Stanford's offense failed to convert in the red-zone, senior kicker Derek Belch missed four field goals, and Notre Dame rolled to its second straight win to close its disastrous 2007 campaign, and the Cardinal dropped their fourth straight game, 21-14.
Hughes carries Irish past Stanford 7:28p.m.
South Bend Tribune – 11/24/2007, 18:46 pm
ne Staff Writer PALO ALTO, Calif. Robert Hughes enjoyed his second big day in a row running the football and, in the process on Saturday, helped Notre Dame accomplish something the Irish haven't done since 1992.
Irish backers seeing green as ND caps worst season ever
Covers.com – 11/24/2007, 17:09 pm
var addthis_pub = 'csampson'; STANFORD, Calif. -- Robert Hughes helped Notre Dame put a positive finish on the worst season ever for college football's most-storied team.
Irish end putrid season with victory
Chicago Tribune – 11/24/2007, 19:24 pm
As soon as the final whistle blew, the Notre Dame players gathered in the end zone to salute their fans and savor a season-ending victory. The celebration continued in the locker room with multiple renditions of the school's fight song and pictures for the departing seniors.
Irish find no solace in win
Chicago Sun-Times – 11/24/2007, 22:24 pm
Weis' summation of horrible season: 'It's still 3-9. Let's not kid ourselves.
Moments in time: Favorite Bay Area sports memories
SF Gate – 11/24/2007, 20:26 pm
More than 25 years ago, at the start of 1982, Bay Area fans had no way of knowing they soon would witness two of the most memorable moments in sports history.
Notre Dame ends season with a wild win over Stanford
Calibre Macro World – 11/24/2007, 21:59 pm
AM PALO ALTO, Calif., Of the many gaping wounds Notre Dame suffered this season, a great many were self-inflicted. Because their problems were largely of their own making, at nearly every possible level, the Irish didn't generate much sympathy.
November 23, 2007
Dave Albee: 25 years ago, Mill Valley's Barr was the 'other guy' on the call for The Play
Marin Independent Journal – 11/23/2007, 18:59 pm
Sports radio broadcaster Ron Barr sits in the radio studio of Sports Byline USA in San Francisco. (IJ archive/Alan Dep) HOW MANY times Ron Barr has heard Joe Starkey scream "Oh, the band is out on the field!!" "Enough times that if I was neurotic, I'd be on heavy doses of medicine," Barr joked.
Insider's Preview: Stanford
Rivals.com – 11/23/2007, 15:41 pm
Irish Illustrated catches up with Darren Sabedra of the San Jose Mercury News for an inside look at a revived Stanford program that's suffered through its own musical quarterbacks and battered ground game.
ND, Stanford look for good endings to bad seasons
NBC Sports – 11/23/2007, 15:34 pm
Week 1: Fighting Irish running back Armando Allen tries to beat the Yellow Jackets on the ground.Week 11: Notre Dame tight end John Carlson makes a catch for a second-quarter touchdown against Air Force.
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Fighting Irish expecting a 'blitz-a-thon'
Daily Herald – 11/23/2007, 10:34 am
Notre Dame has made history for all the wrong reasons this fall, setting records for ineptitude almost every week. It's somewhat surprising then, that the Fighting Irish can secure a mini-milestone when they wrap up the season Saturday at Stanford (2:30 p.
My Sportsman: Jim Harbaugh
Sports Illustrated – 11/23/2007, 03:26 am
By Arash Markazi Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for Sportsman of the Year on Dec. 3. Here's one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer.
Stanford's Pritchard hoping to end skid against Notre Dame
Santa Barbara News – 11/23/2007, 19:19 pm
7:17 PM San Jose Mercury News (MCT) When Notre Dame visited Stanford Stadium two seasons ago, Cardinal quarterback T.C. Ostrander was in the same role he will be in Saturday against the Irish: a backup.
Irish's Young walkin' the floor
Inside Bay Area – 11/23/2007, 07:49 am
Restless offensive tackle hopes to lead young line by example SOUTH BEND, Ind. Usually when Notre Dame offensive tackle Sam Young wakes up early and has trouble falling back to sleep, he gets a glass of water and heads back to bed.
Game on!
Delaware Online – 11/23/2007, 00:57 am
The Big Game. That's what the annual meeting of the University of California and Stanford University football teams is known as in California. They call it the Iron Bowl in Alabama, when the University of Alabama meets Auburn University for a game that transfixes the state for weeks and is talked about all year.
November 22, 2007
COLLEGE FOOTBALL - BRAIN & BRAWN: Ex-Eagle Marinelli fulfills dreams at Stanford
Patriot Ledger – 11/22/2007, 08:46 am
SPORTS Chris Marinelli By PAUL KENNEY For The Patriot Ledger Collision and Latin scholar might not mesh as well as, ''Good Hands and All State, but it fits Quincy native and Stanford University football player Chris Marinelli, to the pluperfect.
Harbaugh throws around words
Chicago Sports – 11/22/2007, 11:16 am
Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh isn't afraid to express his opinions, but here are three quotes that ruffled a few extra feathers lately. On whether Stanford and Cal differ in terms of how they prioritize academics and football 'I don't think there's any doubt.
Sailing in Marin: Stanford, Cal go head-to-head in the Big Sail
Marin Independent Journal – 11/22/2007, 15:51 pm
FANS of the football teams from Cal and Stanford take note - the Big Game is not just about football anymore. Since the first Big Game was held in 1892, the yearly matchup between the rivals has grown into the biggest college football event in Northern California.
According to Jim
Chicago Sports – 11/22/2007, 11:16 am
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- He watched part of practice in a Zenlike silence, arms folded across his chest, as a sliver of a waxing moon crept into the cloudless sky above Stanford Stadium.
Fletcher could leave year early / Stanford lineman also considered draft last season
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/22/2007, 00:24 am
-- Alex Fletcher nearly left Stanford to take his chances with the NFL draft at the end of his sophomore season, when a 1-11 record pushed Cardinal head coach Walt Harris out the door.
Notre Dame (2-9) At Stanford (3-7)
WSOC-TV – 11/22/2007, 07:15 am
FACTS & STATS: Site: Stanford Stadium (85,500) -- Stanford, California. Television: ESPN2. Home Record: Notre Dame 1-6, Stanford 1-5. Away Record: Notre Dame 1-3, Stanford 2-2.
November 21, 2007
Harbaugh on U-M job: 'I am happy where I am'
Detroit News – 11/21/2007, 23:45 pm
Jim Harbaugh, a former Michigan quarterback who is the coach at Stanford, said Tuesday he would not be a candidate for the vacant Wolverines job. Advertisement 'As far as the opening they have, the Michigan people will do a great job in selecting someone to carry on that tradition,' Harbaugh said.
Irish Wrap Up Season Against Cardinal
Notre Dame Football Central – 11/21/2007, 22:43 pm
Full Notes Package in PDF Format (recommended for easy reading and enhanced statistical data) TICKETS: The game between Notre Dame and Stanford is not sold out.
Stanford's football focus is on Notre Dame
Palo Alto Online – 11/21/2007, 20:16 pm
Share: There's a head football coaching job available at Michigan, and Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh thinks the school will get a good one. 'It's not going to be me,' he said Tuesday.
Harbaugh won't be next Michigan coach
Morning Call Online – 11/21/2007, 14:42 pm
When Lloyd Carr was first hired as an assistant coach at Michigan, he replaced Jack Harbaugh on Bo Schembechler's staff. Now that Carr is retiring after 13 years as head coach of the Wolverines, Harbaugh's son, Jim, said he's not interested in being Carr's replacement.
Harbaugh: No interest in Michigan job
San Jose Mercury News – 11/21/2007, 02:11 am
Stanford Coach Jim Harbaugh commended Lloyd Carr's tenure as Michigan's coach but said he has no interest in returning to his alma mater as Carr's successor.
Irish can't woo a crowd to Farm
Oakland Tribune – 11/21/2007, 09:25 am
STANFORD And now the two most surprising words about a football game involving Notre Dame: Tickets remain. The Fighting Irish against Stanford at the new less-is-not-more, pygmy-sized 50,000-seat Stanford Stadium on Saturday, and no sellout.
Harbaugh Won't Replace Carr at Michigan
College Sports – 11/21/2007, 03:40 am
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - When Lloyd Carr was first hired as an assistant coach at Michigan, he replaced Jack Harbaugh on Bo Schembechler's staff. Now that Carr is retiring after 13 years as head coach of the Wolverines, Harbaugh's son, Jim, said he's not interested in being Carr's replacement.
Notre Dame (2-9) At Stanford (3-7)
BayInsider – 11/21/2007, 10:03 am
FACTS & STATS: Site: Stanford Stadium (85,500) -- Stanford, California. Television: ESPN2. Home Record: Notre Dame 1-6, Stanford 1-5. Away Record: Notre Dame 1-3, Stanford 2-2.
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November 20, 2007
Harbaugh isn't on candidate list
Whittier Daily News – 11/20/2007, 23:50 pm
Stanford coach won't go to Michigan When Lloyd Carr first was hired as an assistant coach at Michigan, he replaced Jack Harbaugh on Bo Schembechler's staff.
Former Michigan QB Harbaugh staying at Stanford
ESPN – 11/20/2007, 20:27 pm
When Lloyd Carr was first hired as an assistant coach at Michigan, he replaced Jack Harbaugh on Bo Schembechler's staff.
American football: "The Play" inspires rugby moves 25 years later
Yehey – 11/20/2007, 19:43 pm
American football: "The Play" inspires rugby moves 25 years later Known in American sports lore simply as 'The Play', the rugby-like finish of a California-Stanford college gridiron showdown remains an iconic moment a quarter-century later.
LSU AD ON U-M CANDIDATE MILES: 'I think we’ll renegotiate and he’s going to stay'
Detroit Free Press – 11/20/2007, 16:23 pm
LSU coach Les Miles is considered the front-runner to be coach Lloyd Carr’s replacement. The buzz has been so strong that Miles, a former Michigan player and assistant coach, addressed it without being asked at his news conference Monday in Baton Rouge.
Key Players from Stanford and Cal Relive 'The Play'
NPR – 11/20/2007, 13:00 pm
Sports by Tom Goldman Enlarge Robert Stinnett Cal's Kevin Moen (26) leaps after scoring the winning touchdown and scattering the Stanford band in Berkeley, Calif.
Michigan's Carr Announces Retirement
Hartford Courant – 11/20/2007, 05:34 am
Lloyd Carr alternately choked up and chuckled for nearly 40 minutes Monday, as he announced his 13th season as Michigan football coach will be his last.
November 19, 2007
Sherman sorry for sideline outburst
SF Gate – 11/19/2007, 22:40 pm
(11-20) 22:15 PST Stanford - -- Richard Sherman apologized to coaches and teammates and said he has learned his lesson from a sideline outburst against Washington that earned him a one-game suspension by coach Jim Harbaugh.
As Carr Reflects, Michigan Starts to Move On
The New York Times – 11/19/2007, 21:45 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 19 — Lloyd Carr announced Monday that he was retiring as Michigan’s football coach, a move that opens one of the premier jobs in college football and ends the career of one of the game’s top coaches.
Coaching Becomes a Young Man's Racket
AP via Baltimore Sun – 11/19/2007, 01:47 am
One of the four or five best coaching jobs in football is open, beginning today. Lloyd Carr could have stayed on at Michigan for as long as he wanted, yet at age 62, what he wanted to do was leave now.
Carr’s Retirement Creates Vacancy at the Top of College Football
The New York Times – 11/19/2007, 10:45 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Lloyd Carr announced his retirement as the head coach of Michigan Monday, ending a 13-year run that included a national championship and five Big Ten titles.
LOUISIANA COLUMNIST: U-M, Les Miles' agent have yet to talk
The Detroit Free Press – 11/19/2007, 08:55 am
BATON ROUGE - It's official. The University of Michigan has an opening for a football coach, and LSU coach Les Miles' name is everywhere around it. Michigan coach Lloyd Carr told the Associated Press Sunday that he would be announcing his retirement at a press conference this morning, which is two days after signs asking for Miles to return to Michigan were displayed around Ann Arbor, Mich.
Stanford seeks dominion over Notre Dame: Football looks to prolong Irish suffering
The Stanford Daily – 11/19/2007, 06:31 am
After being bounced from bowl contention last week against Washington State, Stanford football will look to refocus on a pair of key rivalry games after a bye this weekend.
SPORTS: Who are the candidates to replace Carr?
Livingston Daily Press and Argus – 11/19/2007, 06:21 am
GANNETT NEWS SERVICEAs Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr officially announces his retirement today, who will replace him? Speculation centers heavily on these candidates:Les Miles; Louisiana State head coachPRO: Former U-M player under Bo Schembechler and assistant coach has spoken in the past of his desire to coach in Ann Arbor.
November 18, 2007
There's an opening at LSU coach Les Miles' alma mater
The News Star – 11/18/2007, 23:40 pm
By Glenn Guilbeau Louisiana Gannett News BATON ROUGE — It's official. The University of Michigan has an opening for a football coach, and LSU coach Les Miles' name is everywhere around it.
Next up: Waiting game
Chicago Sun-Times – 11/18/2007, 23:18 pm
While Buckeyes hope for shot at BCS title, Wolverines set out to replace Carr
THE CANDIDATES: Who will replace Carr? The men U-M might consider
Detroit Free Press – 11/18/2007, 20:16 pm
Les Miles; Louisiana State head coach PRO: Former U-M player under Bo Schembechler and assistant coach has spoken in the past of his desire to coach in Ann Arbor.
The leader of the bands
NWI Times – 11/18/2007, 14:07 pm
BY DENNIS WASZAK Jr.AP Sports Writer Alex Feinberg's eyes are immediately drawn to the wrists of college football players when he watches a game.It's a quick and simple way for the Vanderbilt second baseman to take inventory of his blossoming business.
Michigan falls again to Rose Bowl-bound Ohio State
International Herald Tribune – 11/18/2007, 06:46 am
The surveyor's outlines in the concourse of Michigan Stadium hint at an off-season change: Luxury boxes are to be hoisted atop this grand edifice. A news conference is scheduled Monday, portending another change: Coach Lloyd Carr will announce whether he will continue coaching or retire.
November 17, 2007
'Saturday Soldier' bands raise money for charities
Chicago Sun-Times – 11/17/2007, 22:23 pm
Alex Feinberg's eyes are immediately drawn to the wrists of college football players when he watches a game. It's a quick and simple way for the Vanderbilt second baseman to take inventory of his blossoming business.
City kid McGraw finds place on Farm
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/17/2007, 20:23 pm
Tyrone McGraw is a rarity for the Stanford football program. He's a San Francisco native. Few kids from San Francisco have landed on the Cardinal football roster.
November 16, 2007
Stanford, OSU offer stadium pointers for UW
Tacoma News Tribune – 11/16/2007, 16:08 pm
Somehow we find ourselves in an upside down Pacific-10 Conference where Oregon State and Stanford of all team have far more fitting and comfortable football stadiums than the University of Washington.
Cardinal Rule: Stanford seeks dominion over Notre Dame
The Stanford Daily – 11/16/2007, 15:57 pm
After being bounced from bowl contention last week against Washington State, Stanford football will look to refocus on a pair of key rivalry games after a bye this weekend.
November 14, 2007
Stanford's Harbaugh reinstates receiver
Contra Costa Times – 11/14/2007, 13:42 pm
2007-11-14 21:42:00 Stanford's Harbaugh reinstates receiver
A bright future for football
Stanford Daily – 11/14/2007, 07:54 am
In the interest of full disclosure, I'd like to start by saying that I thought I'd be writing this column, more or less, a little over a month ago. I was fully prepared for the seemingly inevitable Stanford football loss on the road against USC.
Stanford Hopes Free Housing Will Attract Top Coaches
The Chronicle of Higher Education – 11/14/2007, 03:45 am
Stanford University has come up with a nifty new perk to entice top coaches to come its campus, which is situated in the most expensive real-estate market in the country: buy them a house, The New York Times reports.
Suspension is over for WR Sherman
SF Gate – 11/14/2007, 03:19 am
(11-13) 18:17 PST Stanford -- Sophomore wide receiver Richard Sherman returned to practice with the Cardinal on Tuesday, his suspension for unsportsmanlike conduct lifted.
Sherman returns to Stanford practice
San Jose Mercury News – 11/14/2007, 01:54 am
Stanford receiver Richard Sherman returned to practice Tuesday, one week after he was suspended by Coach Jim Harbaugh for poor sportsmanship Nov. 3 against Washington.
November 13, 2007
For the books
Washington State University Daily Evergreen – 11/13/2007, 03:04 am
Bumpus, Brink set records in Dad's Weekend win over Stanford.Dustin Goodnight The Daily EvergreenThe WSU football team kept its bowl aspirations alive Saturday with a 33-17 victory over Stanford in front of the Dad's Weekend crowd at Martin Stadium.
WR Sherman returns to Stanford after suspension
ESPN – 11/13/2007, 15:29 pm
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November 12, 2007
Cougs beat Stanford
Klew 3 – 11/12/2007, 19:57 pm
The Cougar football team kept their bowl dreams alive Saturday by defeating Stanford in Martin Stadium. Catch highlights from the game here.
Hometown Hero: Fletcher has eye on NFL
Newsday – 11/12/2007, 14:45 pm
Alex Fletcher loves playing college football. Fletcher, a two-year offensive line starter at Stanford and former standout at St. Anthony's, is enjoying success at the collegiate level, but would like to play in the NFL some day.
Card comes up short: Stanford loses to Wazzu, 33-17; now 3-7 on the year
The Stanford Daily – 11/12/2007, 07:59 am
In a matchup of two teams looking to keep their bowl hopes alive, Washington State scored by land, air and defense in handing Stanford a 33-17 loss in Pullman, Wash.
Cougars Replay | WSU 33, Stanford 17
Seattle Times – 11/12/2007, 06:26 am
The good: Bowl hopes stay alive. Alex Brink threw for 449 yards and one TD and set WSU school TD record with 71. Michael Bumpus broke WSU career reception record of 176 and now has 183 catches.
Recap: vs. Stanford
Press of Atlantic City – 11/12/2007, 05:13 am
Alex Brink threw for 449 yards and a score to lead the Stanford Cardinal to a 33-17 victory over the Washington State Cougars in a Pac-10 tilt from Martin Stadium.
Brief: Palo Alto tops list of expensive football towns
Stanford Daily – 11/12/2007, 02:08 am
In college towns across America, young alumni often spend their first years in the workforce a few miles from their alma mater. Stanford students planning to stay close to the Farm after graduation had better find a lucrative source of income quickly - Palo Alto won the dubious honor of most expensive "football town" in a Coldwell Banker survey for the third year in a row.
Card comes up short
Stanford Daily – 11/12/2007, 00:47 am
In a matchup of two teams looking to keep their bowl hopes alive, Washington State scored by land, air and defense in handing Stanford a 33-17 loss in Pullman, Wash.
November 11, 2007
How football towns score on affordability
LA Times – 11/11/2007, 04:33 am
The Stanford football team found itself ranked No. 1 in a poll last week. The Coldwell Banker College Home Price Comparison Index, which compares the housing markets of the 119 football bowl subdivision towns, ranks Palo Alto as the most expensive football town in the U.
WSU holds off Stanford surge for victory
Seattle Post Intelligencer – 11/11/2007, 00:59 am
By JOHN K. WILEYTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS PULLMAN -- Alex Brink has the yardage. He'd just like to have more touchdowns to go with it. Game photos Box score 'It's a special feeling to get a record and a win,' Brink said after throwing for 449 yards and breaking the school record for career touchdown passes, leading Washington State to a 33-17 victory over Stanford on Saturday.
Washington St. Tops Stanford, 33-17
Pac 10 – 11/11/2007, 15:45 pm
Nov. 10, 2007 PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) -Alex Brink threw for 449 yards and broke the school record for career touchdown passes, leading Washington State to a 33-17 victory over Stanford on Saturday.
Washington St. survives Stanford surge
Inside Bay Area – 11/11/2007, 05:48 am
PULLMAN, Wash. Alex Brink threw for 449 yards and broke the school record for career touchdown passes, leading Washington State to a 33-17 victory over Stanford on Saturday.
Records fall in WSU victory over Stanford
Whittier Daily News – 11/11/2007, 14:22 pm
Records fall in WSU victory over StanfordThe Associated Press PULLMAN, Wash. -- Alex Brink threw for 449 yards and broke the school record for career touchdown passes, leading Washington State to a 33-17 victory over Stanford on Saturday.
Bradford's career game goes for naught
SF Gate – 11/11/2007, 12:41 pm
(11-11) 04:00 PST Pullman, Wash. -- The biggest statistical night of Mark Bradford's career was not his best night. Although the fifth-year senior wide receiver established career-high with 12 receptions for 141 yards, the Cardinal couldn't come away with a win.
Cougars keep bowl hopes alive
Columbian.com – 11/11/2007, 12:29 pm
PULLMAN - The bowl dream remains alive for Washington State, but it wasn't the foregone conclusion many thought it would be Saturday. The Cougars struggled to put away woeful Stanford for most of four quarters before a late surge propelled WSU to a 33-17 win in Martin Stadium.
Victory sweet, if not artistic, for Cougars
Tacoma News Tribune – 11/11/2007, 12:23 pm
Pretty it wasnt. Effective it was at times. But by the end of the game Saturday, the Cougars had a 33-17 victory against Stanford in front of 31,110 at Martin Stadium.
Brink lets loose after Cougs' win
Tri-City Herald – 11/11/2007, 10:27 am
November 11th, 2007 MARK MCKENNA HERALD STAFF WRITER PULLMAN -- Washington State's Alex Brink usually clams up when talk turns to individual records, but after Saturday's 33-17 victory over Stanford at Martin Stadium, the senior quarterback finally let loose.
Notebook | Pritchard adds to family legacy
Seattle Times – 11/11/2007, 04:10 am
By Craig Smith Seattle Times staff reporter PULLMAN Stanford quarterback Tavita Pritchard said he had a lot of good memories of Martin Stadium growing up as the son and nephew of Washington State football players.
Brink's 449 yards keep Cougs alive for a bowl
Seattle Times – 11/11/2007, 04:09 am
By Craig Smith Seattle Times staff reporter PULLMAN In a game with a lot of big numbers, the most important thing for Washington State was a letter W for win.
QB Brink fires up Cougars
Daily World – 11/11/2007, 03:24 am
PULLMAN Alex Brink has the yardage. Hed just like to have more touchdowns to go with it.Its a special feeling to get a record and a win, Brink said after throwing for 449 yards and breaking the school record for career touchdown passes, leading Washington State to a 33-17 victory over Stanford on Saturday.
Bye week a good time for battered Stanford
Palo Alto Online – 11/11/2007, 01:45 am
Injuries continue to mount for Cardinal after 33-17 Pac-10 loss at Washington State Palo Alto Online Staff Share: Evan Moore was forced out of Stanford's 33-17 loss to host Washington State in the final three minutes.
Cardinal had their chances / Bowl hopes end on turnovers, missed kicks
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/11/2007, 01:22 am
Stanford quarterback Tavita Pritchard will not get to relish his experience against Washington State, the program and place that represents so much of his family history and childhood memories.
Stanford QB bred in Cougar Country
Oroville Mercury-Register – 11/11/2007, 00:25 am
Stanford quarterback Tavita Pritchard looks for an open receiver during the second quarter of a football game against Southern California in Los Angeles on Saturday, Oct.
November 10, 2007
Cardinal Can't Close
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/10/2007, 22:51 pm
Cardinal had their chances / Missed kicks, turnoversend bowl hopes Missed kicks, turnoversend bowl hopes".
Brink lights it up for Cougars in win over Stanford
Seattle Times – 11/10/2007, 22:36 pm
PULLMAN Alex Brink tossed a single touchdown pass to set a school career record as Washington State beat Stanford 33-17 today. In a game marred by fumbles and penalties, WSU (4-6, 2-5 Pacific-10 Conference) had 561 yards of total offense to overcome a furious third quarter scoring blitz by Stanford.
Cardinal Comes Up Short
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/10/2007, 22:05 pm
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Brink throws for 449 yards in Washington State's rout of Stanford
Los Angeles Times – 11/10/2007, 21:26 pm
From the Los Angeles Times PAC-10 FOOTBALL Culver City's Bumpus has seven receptions for Cougars in 33-17 win to move him atop the career receptions list.
More history for Brink as WSU beats Stanford
Tacoma News Tribune – 11/10/2007, 20:40 pm
PULLMAN Alex Brink tossed a single touchdown pass to set a school career record as Washington State beat Stanford 33-17 Saturday. In a game marred by fumbles and penalties, WSU (4-6, 2-5 Pacific-10 Conference) had 561 yards of total offense to overcome a furious third quarter scoring blitz by Stanford.
Cougars pull off win against Stanford
Spokesman-Review – 11/10/2007, 19:42 pm
It was a game largely decided by special teams – 60 minutes plagued by mistakes and missed opportunities by both Washington State and Stanford. But the Cougars sighed relief late in the game on a 55-yard interception return that took Husain Abdullah into the end zone and stretched the final score to 33-17.
Cost of Living
The New York Times – 11/10/2007, 09:29 am
Tags: Ball State, Bob Bowlsby, housing, Stanford Thanks to a tip from Stanford Athletic Director Bob Bowlsby, I found this list of the most expensive and least expensive college towns in the United States to live in.
Jim Harbaugh Q&A
The New York Times – 11/10/2007, 09:29 am
Tags: Jack Harbaugh, Jesse Owens, Jim Harbaugh, John Arrillaga, Stanford, U.S.C. Need a sign that things are different this season at Stanford? Look no further than the tin of Skoal tobacco on the desk of Coach Jim Harbuagh.
For WSU, series of must-wins begins with Stanford
Tacoma News Tribune – 11/10/2007, 08:20 am
Turn to November, and hunting season is in full swing in the Pacific-10 Conference. As in bowl hunting. Only three conference teams Oregon, Arizona State and Southern California have locked up bowl bids with seven wins or more.
Stanford QB bred in Cougar Country
Inside Bay Area – 11/10/2007, 06:00 am
Pritchard's uncle Washington State legend Jack Thompson, his dad a former WSU center PULLMAN, Wash. Tavita Pritchard was raised in a family of Cougars.
Pritchard's dream to reality
Tri-City Herald – 11/10/2007, 05:36 am
November 10th, 2007 HOWIE STALWICK SPECIAL TO THE HERALD PULLMAN -- Washington State's football roster is top-heavy with polite, personable young men. That said, business is business.
WSU Football | Cougars need win vs. weakened Cardinal
Seattle Times – 11/10/2007, 03:57 am
By Craig Smith Seattle Times staff reporter PULLMAN Washington State plans to launch what amounts to a November offensive today against Stanford. The Cougars (3-6 overall, 1-5 Pac-10) have three regular-season games left, including today's, and running the table is likely to land them in a bowl game, which is something a 6-6 record didn't do last year.
Stanford QB grew up watching Washington State games
San Jose Mercury News – 11/10/2007, 02:20 am
Tavita Pritchard was raised in a family of Cougars. His uncle was a legendary quarterback for Washington State in the 1970s. His dad was a starting center for Washington State's Holiday Bowl team in 1981.
STANFORD (3-6, 2-5) VS. WASHINGTON STATE (3-6, 1-5) / Cardinal seek remedy for offense
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/10/2007, 01:39 am
-- Evan Moore, Stanford's senior wide receiver, wants his teammates to have what he calls 'a short memory.' Like they did when they followed a disheartening 41-3 home loss to Arizona State on Sept.
November 9, 2007
Another starter out for season
SF Gate – 11/09/2007, 00:54 am
Sophomore defensive tackle Ekom Udofia became the seventh Stanford player lost for the season with an injury when coach Jim Harbaugh announced Thursday that Udofia has a fracture in his surgically repaired left ankle.
Stanford Without Richard Sherman In Sat's Game At WA State
710 KIRO NEWSRADIO – 11/09/2007, 14:44 pm
COUGARS The Stanford football team will be without leading receiver Richard Sherman for Saturday's game at Washington State. He's been suspended for a personal foul for screaming on the sidelines during the loss last Saturday to Washington.
Stanford loses Gerhart, Udofia for rest of season
Palo Alto Online – 11/09/2007, 21:21 pm
Share: Stanford sophomore running back Toby Gerhart and nose tackle Ekom Udofia will be lost to the team for the rest of the football season. Gerhart suffered a setback in his rehab from a knee injury and will now use his redshirt season.
Clearing a path to the field?
Tacoma News Tribune – 11/09/2007, 12:23 pm
Kellen Kiilsgaards quarterback career for the Stanford Cardinal was over before it started. Where he ended up took a lot longer to figure out. First-year coach Jim Harbaugh approached Kiilsgaard, an Auburn High School graduate and The News Tribunes 2006 All-Area player of the year, in the fall camp about switching to a different position in an attempt to get him on the field sooner.
WSU Football | Ivory back from injury, will play
Seattle Times – 11/09/2007, 04:43 am
By Craig Smith Seattle Times staff reporter Two key Washington State football players who returned to practice after being out weeks with concussions are 'doing fine,' according to coach Bill Doba.
Stanford QB Brings WSU Roots Into Pullman
CBS 5 – 11/09/2007, 14:26 pm
(AP) PULLMAN, Wash. Tavita Pritchard was supposed to be a Cougar. He grew up near Tacoma and his dad, David Pritchard, was a center on Washington State's 1981 Holiday Bowl team.
Walsh's legacy all over this game
SF Gate – 11/09/2007, 16:53 pm
There was a time, a few years ago, when the idea floated to name the annual San Jose State-Stanford game the "Silicon Valley Challenge." It didn't stick.
Attracting Valuable Coaches to the Priciest College Town
The New York Times – 11/09/2007, 21:16 pm
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 5 — When Scott Shafer came to Stanford to interview for the defensive coordinator’s job last winter, he became more excited as the day went on.
Carroll blames self for loss to Cardinal
Inside Bay Area – 11/09/2007, 14:34 pm
STANFORD USC coach Pete Carroll is clearly having a hard time getting over his team's loss last month to Stanford. In a Q&A in Thursday's Los Angeles Times, Carroll said: 'We really blew it against Stanford.
Cougar Hunting
Stanford Daily – 11/09/2007, 16:05 pm
From this point on, every game is an elimination game for Stanford. Enlarge Jason Chuang The Cardinal offense will look to bounce back in Pullman, Wash.
Linebacker continues family tradition
Stanford Daily – 11/09/2007, 16:05 pm
For a lot of Cardinal football players, the game is in their blood. The roster is chock-full of players like sophomore quarterback Tavita Pritchard, whose uncle set NCAA passing records, or sophomore right tackle Chris Marinelli, whose father, uncle and cousin have all played in the trenches of NCAA football.
Pac-10 notebook: Finding bowl-eligible Pac-10 teams may be hard
Columbian.com – 11/09/2007, 20:35 pm
Because of Oregon's rise to prominence, Arizona State's fast start and Southern California's fallibility this season, the Pacific-10 Conference has been the talk of Division I football.
Cougars hope for Cardinal carnage
Washington State University Daily Evergreen – 11/09/2007, 15:45 pm
Despite a likely win, Doba and players admit Stanford presents a dangerous foeDustin Goodnight The Daily EvergreenPublished: 11/09/2007 00:00:00After six straight weeks as underdogs, the WSU football team will be expected to win a game on Saturday.
November 8, 2007
Stanford 101: Grounding the Cardinal
Scout.com – 11/08/2007, 10:50 am
JIM HARBAUGH has brought in the energy and enthusiasm missing at Stanford under Walt Harris. The emotional upset over USC is the kind that can carry a program clear through recruiting season but the Cardinal have lost three of four since then.
Freshman darts into Stanford run rotation
SF Gate – 11/08/2007, 00:29 am
(11-07) 18:46 PST -- Playing tailback last Saturday against Washington was a little like taking a midterm exam for Stanford freshman Corey Gatewood. It was a chance to find out if all the studying paid off.
November 7, 2007
Harbaugh suspends receiver Sherman
Inside Bay Area – 11/07/2007, 10:04 am
A sophomore, Sherman, the Cardinal's leading receiver, has been suspended indefinitely for poor behavior during the team's 27-9 loss to the Huskies on Saturday, coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday.
Stanford (3-6) At Washington State (3-6)
NBC4.com – 11/07/2007, 07:38 am
FACTS & STATS: Site: Martin Stadium (37,600) -- Pullman, Washington. Television: FSN. Home Record: Stanford 1-5, WSU 3-1. Away Record: Stanford 2-1, WSU 0-5.
Stanford suspends WR Sherman 1 game (AP)
Yahoo! – 11/07/2007, 06:36 am
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Stanford sophomore wide receiver Richard Sherman has been suspended for the Cardinal's game at Washington State on Saturday because of poor sportsmanship on the sidelines during a loss to Washington.
Study Scores Home Prices in College Football Towns
RIS Media – 11/07/2007, 05:10 am
RISMEDIA, Nov. 7, 2007-College towns bring together academic minds, alumni, students and sports enthusiasts, especially in the fall when football fans flock to reconnect with the nostalgia of happy college years.
Sports, the Stanford way
Stanford Daily – 11/07/2007, 04:59 am
In just his second full year as Stanford's Athletic Director, Bob Bowlsby has already made waves. After last year's horrendous 1-11 football campaign, he pulled the plug on second-year coach Walt Harris and hired upstart Jim Harbaugh, a move which already appears to have paid dividends.
WSU Football | Childhood fan faces Cougs as foe
Seattle Times – 11/07/2007, 02:12 am
By Craig Smith Seattle Times staff reporter Tavita Pritchard figures he has made about 30 trips to Pullman in his life. On Saturday, he makes the most newsworthy one.
November 6, 2007
25 years after 'The Play'
Azcentral – 11/06/2007, 23:00 pm
We got an e-mail from the people at Coldwell Banker, the real estate company, which broke down the cost of housing in college football towns across the country.
Cougs return home to face Stanford
Klew 3 – 11/06/2007, 19:56 pm
PULLMAN, Wa- It's home sweet home for the Cougar football team as the team returns to Martin Stadium Saturday to face Stanford. Washington State has picked up all three of their victories this season on their home turf and Head Coach Bill Doba said he's always glad to be playing in Pullman.
Doba laments losing QB Pritchard
Seattle Times – 11/06/2007, 01:58 am
By Craig Smith Seattle Times staff reporter Washington State coach Bill Doba wishes that Stanford quarterback Tavita Pritchard wore crimson and gray instead of cardinal and white.
November 5, 2007
Sideline antics get Sherman suspended
SF Gate – 11/05/2007, 22:34 pm
(11-06) 22:16 PST -- Richard Sherman, a volatile sophomore wide receiver, was suspended "indefinitely" by coach Jim Harbaugh for unsportsmanlike conduct during Stanford's 27-9 loss to Washington on Saturday.
The Roots set to play at Big Game concert: Hip-hop group to perform Dec. 1 in Memorial Auditorium
The Stanford Daily – 11/05/2007, 03:36 am
Hip-hop group to perform Dec. 1 in Memorial Auditorium Called one of the 20 greatest live acts in the world by Rolling Stone magazine, Grammy Award-winning hip-hop band The Roots will take over Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, Dec.
Huskies bury Stanford, halt six-game skid
UW Daily Online – 11/05/2007, 02:56 am
PALO ALTO, Calif. Washingtons performance at Stanford Saturday wasnt perfect. Redshirt freshman quarterback Jake Locker (center) is congratulated after scoring a touchdown against Arizona in late October.
UW runs past Card
Stanford Daily – 11/05/2007, 02:51 am
In a game Stanford Football had to win to keep alive any realistic hopes of bowl eligibility, the Cardinal was run over by Washington on Saturday, allowing the Huskies a season-high 388 yards on the ground in a 27-9 rout.
Post-Game Interviews: Washington
TheBootleg.com – 11/05/2007, 00:26 am
As painful as the assignment may have been, The Bootleg's Daniel Novinson toughed it out in an uncomfortable post-game locker room environment filled with considerable disappointment and frustration among the Stanford players and staff.
November 4, 2007
BREAKING NEWS: Cardinal overrun by Huskies, 27-9: Washington's Rankin has career day against porous Stanford defense
The Stanford Daily – 11/04/2007, 19:26 pm
In a game the Cardinal had to have to hold onto any realistic hopes of bowl eligibility, Stanford was run over by Washington on Saturday, allowing the Huskies a season-high 388 yards on the ground in a 27-9 rout.
Rankin explodes for Huskies
Daily World – 11/04/2007, 17:43 pm
STANFORD, Calif. Everything went so right for Louis Rankin that even his one big mistake didnt end up hurting Washington.Rankin ran for 255 yards and a touchdown in the best performance by a Washington running back in 11 years, helping the Huskies avenge a humiliating loss to Stanford last year and win their first Pac-10 game this season, 27-9 over the Cardinal on Saturday.
Frustration setting in for Cardinal after defeat
Palo Alto Daily News – 11/04/2007, 16:06 pm
Frustration setting in for Cardinal after defeat Harbaugh: We need to do a better job of coaching By Darren Sabedra / Media
Stanford struggles on both sides of ball
San Jose Mercury News – 11/04/2007, 15:53 pm
To say Stanford has regressed since its historic upset of USC four weeks ago would be putting it kindly. With a chance Saturday to keep its bowl hopes alive for the stretch drive, the Cardinal instead self-destructed against a Washington team that had lost its previous six games.
Ostrander steps back in for injured Pritchard
Mendocino Beacon – 11/04/2007, 13:30 pm
STANFORD - Cardinal quarterback Tavita Pritchard suffered a mild left-shoulder sprain during a 6-yard run late in the first quarter Saturday against Washington.
Sloppy Stanford red-faced on Farm Sloppy Stanford red-faced on Farm
Inside Bay Area – 11/04/2007, 08:08 am
Stanford committed frustration-induced penalties, was horrific in the red zone and made running back Louis Rankin look like a Heisman Trophy candidate.
Washington at Stanford - Post-Game
Seattle Post Intelligencer – 11/04/2007, 11:17 am
- I feel obligated to start off today's post by giving UW Defensive Coordinator Kent Baer some props. It's only fair that if you rip a man when he fails that you do the opposite when he excels.
Washington Beats Stanford 27-9
710 KIRO NEWSRADIO – 11/04/2007, 10:20 am
Louis Rankin ran for 255 yards and a touchdown today as the Washington Huskies won their first Pac-10 game of the season, 27-9 over Stanford. Rankin's performance was the best by a Washington running back in 11 years.
WASHINGTON 27, STANFORD 9
SF Gate – 11/04/2007, 09:01 am
(11-03) 22:33 PDT Stanford -- In five week's time Stanford has gone from the poster child for an anything-is-possible football season to the cure-all for ailing teams.
Injury could spark quarterback debate
SF Gate – 11/04/2007, 01:22 am
The Stanford quarterback situation seems to be in flux again. Sophomore Tavita Pritchard, who won the job a month ago after leading the Cardinal to victory over USC, wanted to come back into Saturday's game despite an injured left shoulder he sustained on a 6-yard run near the end of the first quarter.
Just another painful football loss for Stanford
Palo Alto Online – 11/04/2007, 01:22 am
Share: Tavita Pritchard jogged into the Stanford locker room, accompanied by a handful of white-shirted Stanford personnel, late in the first quarter. He returned to the bench but not to the field, felled by a left shoulder injury.
A long time coming
Tacoma News Tribune – 11/04/2007, 01:12 am
STANFORD, CALIF. It would have been easy for the Washington Huskies to point to Louis Rankin as the obvious hero of their 27-9 win against Stanford on Saturday.
Huskies stay out of own way
Tacoma News Tribune – 11/04/2007, 01:12 am
STANFORD, CALIF. If there was going to be a here we go again moment for the Washington Huskies on Saturday, it would have come midway through the second quarter.
Win over Stanford just enough to keep program afloat
Seattle Times – 11/04/2007, 01:24 am
STANFORD, Calif. Blasting through the locker-room door, wearing all his relief on his sports coat like an extra lapel, Washington's offensive coordinator Tim Lappano yelled, 'We won! We won a freaking football game!' They could have heard him on the other side of the Bay.
Rankin, UW trample Stanford
AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer – 11/04/2007, 00:48 am
By MOLLY YANITYP-I REPORTER STANFORD, Calif. -- The Stanford Cardinal hung around for the entire third quarter. One week after Washington squandered a 15-point fourth-quarter lead, that development had to make Huskies fans nervous.
So much for home-field edge at Stanford
Seattle Times – 11/04/2007, 00:41 am
MARK J. TERRILL / AP Quarterback Tavita Pritchard left game with injury. By Ron Bergman Special to The Seattle Times STANFORD, Calif. Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh is still waiting for his team's first victory on its nearly new field.
November 2, 2007
Stanford football team faces a defining moment
Palo Alto Online – 11/02/2007, 13:23 pm
Share: Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh realizes this week's game against visiting Washington contains multitudes of dangerous traps and pitfalls that could lead to an ambush.
Moore witness to Stanford rebirth
Stanford Daily – 11/02/2007, 09:27 am
Evan Moore has seen it all when it comes to Stanford Football. From Buddy Teevens to Walt Harris to Jim Harbaugh calling his number and from Trent Edwards to T.
Stretch Run
Stanford Daily – 11/02/2007, 09:27 am
It is a mark of just how far Stanford Football has come in 2007 that tomorrow's home contest against Washington could be termed a 'must-win game.' But with four games remaining and three victories needed for the Cardinal to reach bowl-eligibility, that's exactly what the matchup against the Huskies is.
Pacific field hockey falls in opener
Recordnet.com – 11/02/2007, 05:43 am
The No. 3 Tigers (5-11) lost 2-1 to sixth-seeded Radford (7-13) in the first round of the NorPac Tournament at Stanford. Radford scored first and Pacific tied it with a goal on its sixth penalty corner.
Willingham makes return
Vallejo Times-Herald – 11/02/2007, 07:41 am
Huskies coming off tough loss to Arizona Article Launched: 11/01/2007 08:40:00 AM PDT Back in September, it looked as if Tyrone Willingham had returned Washington to national respectability.
Harbaugh no longer one of the pep boys
San Francisco Chronicle – 11/02/2007, 00:48 am
Jim Harbaugh gently and good-naturedly chided his two beat writers Tuesday about not being sufficiently peppy, about always asking about Stanford's breathtaking injury list, about not jazzing him up for the rest of the day, or the week, or the rest of his life - we're not really sure which. Evidently, he needed help with Washington week, and the writers were giving him full garden slug. Drag.
What if Willingham had stayed at Stanford?
Tacoma News Tribune – 11/02/2007, 09:19 am
Considering all that Tyrone Willingham went through at Notre Dame and all hes going through now at Washington, you might think he would second-guess ever leaving Stanford.
Weekend warriors
Stanford Daily – 11/02/2007, 09:27 am
Tennis legend and Stanford alum John McEnroe once said, "I'll let the racket do the talking." In today's world, athletics are publicized anywhere and everywhere, and people are hired to make predictions about what they think will happen in sporting events.
Card faces final home opponents
Stanford Daily – 11/02/2007, 09:27 am
The No. 5 Stanford women's soccer team will say farewell to Maloney Field for the rest of the regular season this weekend as the Cardinal plays its final Pac-10 home games against Washington on Friday and Washington State Sunday afternoon.
Snyder a banzai bonanza on Farm
Inside Bay Area – 11/02/2007, 07:50 am
Despite stingers, linebacker has been dominating presence STANFORD On the night of Sept.15, Clinton Snyder's mom couldn't help but worry as she looked down onto the field.
November 1, 2007
Willingham's Huskies have tumbled after fast start
San Jose Mercury News – 11/01/2007, 02:43 am
In September, it looked as if Tyrone Willingham had returned Washington to national respectability. The Huskies were 2-0, including a statement-making victory over Boise State, and led now-No.
No. 4 Stanford tops No. 5 Pepperdine
NCAA sports – 11/01/2007, 15:38 pm
STANFORD, Calif. - Andrew Drake posted a hat trick and brothers Drac and Janson Wigo found the net two times apiece Sunday afternoon to carry the fourth-ranked Stanford men's water polo team to an 11-7 victory over the fifth-ranked Pepperdine Waves at Avery Stadium.

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