1. Sharks Become Comfortably Numb, Rest Of The Pacific Take Aim

    “Hello, Is there anybody in there?” – Pink Floyd Watching the San Jose Sharks the past few games, I can’t help but ask this same question...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 216 reads 3 comments

  2. The Heisman Trophy Candidates And Their Family Guy Counterparts

    The Heisman Trophy ceremony takes place this Saturday in Manhattan, New York and it should be one of the most contested races in recent memory...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 27,033 reads 17 comments

  3. Too Many Men: The Abundance of Olympic-Caliber Stars May Harm the Sharks

    With the Winter Olympics less than 70 days away, it is hard not to take a quick glance over your NHL team's roster to see who may represent their country in these always exciting world games...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 513 reads 8 comments

  4. San Jose Sharks Continue to Struggle with Allowing Shorthanded Goals

    The San Jose Sharks' miscues while up a man this season are becoming quite the pesky problem. For the second time in five games, the dreaded Short Handed Goal Against (SHGA) reared it’s ...

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  5. Five Teams Capable of Luring Away Stanford's Jim Harbaugh

    With Tiger Woods' slippery five iron pulling in all of the recent headlines, otherwise controversial topics, like the firing of Charlie Weis or the “retirement” of Bobby Bowden, have quietly slip away from our attention deficit minds...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 1,772 reads 10 comments

  6. Finding Holes: San Jose Sharks' Defense Lacks A Serious Two-Way Threat

    A true two-way defenseman. He is considered by many to be a rare breed. A breed that over excels in every area of his craft...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 369 reads 8 comments

  7. Stanford's Toby Gerhart Proves to the World His Heisman Worth

    “Heisman! Heisman! Heisman!” A well-deserved chant for Toby Gerhart led by the Stanford student body as they stormed the field after the Cardinals' 45-38 win over Notre Dame...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 1,326 reads 13 comments

  8. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week 13

    Oregon versus Oregon State The biggest game of the year for the Pac-10 will be played on the national stage on Thursday, Dec. 3, and the winner gets the grandest gift of them all...a trip to the Rose Bowl...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 460 reads 4 comments

  9. Are the San Jose Sharks' Stanley Cup Dreams Slightly Premature?

    Things are looking up for hockey fans in the Bay Area. The San Jose Sharks are trotting an All-Star laced first line, and their supporting lines also appear to be getting the job done...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 416 reads 24 comments

  10. Stanford-Cal: Can the Cardinal Avoid a Huge Hangover in the Big Game?

    Everyone has experienced a hangover once or twice before.  But those who really like to party know that the effects of a multi-day binge can be much more gut-wrenching and so much harder to recover from...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 410 reads 3 comments

  11. San Jose Sharks: Keeping Tabs On the 2009 Draft Picks

    It has been five months since the 2009 NHL Draft took place, and unless your draft picks were named Tavares, Hedman, Duchene, or Kane, you have probably already forgotten who your team selected...

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  12. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week 12

    What an exciting week in the Pac-10. Stanford, once again, created more buzz around their squad, annihilating the Trojans and propelling their way up rankings all across the nation...

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  13. The 10 Greatest Stanford-USC Games of All-Time

    Since 1922, the Stanford Cardinal and the USC Trojans have faced off on a yearly basis (missing a few years here and there) and unfortunately for the Cardinal it has been quite the one-sided affair...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 426 reads 11 comments

  14. Owning the Red Dot: Sharks Continue Dominance In The Face Off Circle

    Possession. Some will say its nine tenths of the law. But in sports, possession (of the puck or ball) is 100 percent the goal. Without possession, getting points up on the board is practically impossible...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 524 reads 1 comments

  15. Does Stanford's Upset of Oregon Deepen the Chinks in the Pac-10's Armor?

    Mere minutes after several future doctors and scientists rushed the Stanford Stadium field to celebrate their improbable win against the Oregon Ducks, a good friend of mine texts me, “The Pac-10 is beating each other up, not good for their rep...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 392 reads 12 comments

  16. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week 11

    Pac-10 football never disappoints in finding a way to create the best college football drama.  This week, the team everyone thought was unstoppable failed to live up to expectations and the ...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 1,228 reads 4 comments

  17. San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski Dives Back in Head First

    It’s always nice seeing players return from the injured list, but for some reason the return of Joe Pavelski stirred a little more excitement than usual...

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  18. Sharks' Rob Blake Joins the Teal Fallen, Injury Tests Blue Line Depth

    Rob Blake ’s unexpected visit to the injured reserved this week has to send more shivers down the spine of Sharks fans than any of the other injuries that have already hit their team this season...

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  19. Birds of War: Stanford Threatens To Clip High-Flying Ducks

    Four, count them, four ranked teams stand in Stanford’s way of their first bowl appearance in almost a decade.  This weekend, the No...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 131 reads 2 comments

  20. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week 10

    It was such an exciting Pac-10 weekend that I am officially still recovering...body, mind, soul, and liver.  Here is this week’s shortened version of the Pac-10 Power Rankings.   (Overall Record, Conference Record | Last Week’s Ranking)  1...

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  21. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week Nine

    The Oregon Ducks completely controlled a spunky Washington Huskies team and as a result, find their way back atop this week’s Pac-10 Football Power Rankings...

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  22. Stanford's Fourth Quarter Woes Should Be a Huge Concern

    As the saying goes, football games are either lost or won in the fourth quarter.  A pretty obvious statement but when it comes down to it, how a team performs in the fourth is often the determining factor of whether or not they win the game...

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  23. San Jose Sharks' Ryan Vesce: Making a Splash His Second Time Around

    Many of the Teal Faithful will remember the name Ryan Vesce . In 10 games with the Sharks last season, they will remember that he did little to leave them yearning for more...

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  24. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week Eight

    USC fights their way back to No.1, Cal finally bounces out of their slump, the Wildcats keep chugging their way up the ladder, and three quarterbacks throw their first 300-plus yard games...

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  25. Stanford's Five MUSTS in Saturday's Pac-10 Game Versus Arizona

    The outcome of this weekend’s Duel in the Desert, Tussle in Tucson, Assault in Arizona, or whatever clever name you wish to give it, will weigh extremely heavy on the unfortunate team that comes out the loser...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about almost 5 years ago 169 reads 1 comments