- Oct 7, 2019
Stanford Obituary Premature; Plus UCLA, Cal, Dykes, Heisman, Astros
The oddsmakers were wrong about that college football game in Palo Alto Saturday night. Dead wrong. And so were those of us who...
- Sep 18, 2019
Stanford Slumps; Trojan Turnover
Stanford could be looking at its first losing football season in 11 years. It’s still early, but the Cardinal’s streak of 10 straight...
- Mar 4, 2019
Bridesmaids Again; Baer Down, Barbour Up; Sidwell, Stanford Departures
The Giants fell short again in their quest for a high-profile slugger. Last year it was Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani. This time it...
- Jan 2, 2019
Bowl Highlights, Lowlights, Bail Outs; Playoffs; Pac-12 for Sale
There have been some incredible performances—both good and bad—in this year’s bowl games. For example, Cal’s 10-7 loss to TCU in the...
- Nov 12, 2018
SEC Cupcakes, Najee, Big Game, Basketball Frauds
We've written before about the SEC's cupcake schedule in mid-November, and this year is no exception. While every other conference is...
- Oct 30, 2018
Pac-12 Roundup, Stanford Opens Up, Empty Seats, Coaching Busts, CFP Rankings, World Series
These are crazy times in Pac-12 football. We wrote last week about the unlikely leaders in the conference—Washington State and Utah....
- Oct 22, 2018
Unlikely Leaders in Pac-12
Eight weeks into the college football season, the only team in the Pac-12 with one loss is, drum roll please, Washington State. Ignored...
- Oct 8, 2018
Stanford, Cal at Critical Juncture
The season that started so promisingly for both Stanford and Cal is in danger of falling apart. Going into week 5, Stanford was riding...
- Sep 24, 2018
Topsy-Turvy Sports Scenes in Bay Area, LA
“Oh my,” as the late Dick Enberg used to say, how things have changed in the sports world in both Northern and Southern California. Here...
- Sep 4, 2018
Week 1 Winners and Losers
Ah, the beauty of college football. Week 1 of the 2018 season had its typical array of surprises, disappointments, dramatic finishes, and...