- Jul 9, 2020
The Unkindest Cut
Stanford has always been a little different. Different because, at Stanford, the term “student-athlete” wasn’t an NCAA promotional...
- Jun 8, 2020
In the midst of numerous crises—a global pandemic, record unemployment, the murder of yet another unarmed black man, and worldwide...
- Jan 10, 2020
Coaching success is very hard to predict. The guy who kills the interview may be a bust in the locker room. The guy with the great resume...
- Dec 30, 2019
Fantastic Finishes, Burrow Blowout, Coaching/Officiating Blunders, Stanford Basketball
One of the great weekends of the sports year was marked by two fantastic finishes, one incredible blowout, some questionable officiating...
- Sep 16, 2019
“A very pleasant good evening to you.” With those words, John Ralston would begin any speech, press conference, or appearance before a...
- Sep 9, 2019
Week 2: Important Lessons Re-learned
It’s always better to hire a coach who’s on the way up, rather than one who’s on the way down. I hired, fired and worked closely with a...
- Jul 8, 2019
The Class Act; U.S. Women Prevail
One of the classiest and most accomplished broadcasters in Bay Area sports history passed away last week. Don Klein was the voice of...
- Jan 21, 2019
Overtime Rules, Officiating Blunders Taint Two Great Games; Turk Passes; Bama Defections; A-Rod Citi
Yesterday's NFC and AFC championship games were both games for the ages, with great play after great play, clutch third down conversions,...
- Aug 7, 2018
In the high pressure arenas of college and pro football, it’s always better to over-achieve than to disappoint. That’s why most coaches...
- Jul 3, 2018
Stanford 24-peats, Giants and A's Awaken
Another year, another Director’s Cup. To no one’s surprise, Stanford has claimed its 24th consecutive Director’s Cup, emblematic of the...