1. San Jose Sharks Top Five Home Debuts

    Dany Heatley’s spectacular performance in his home debut wearing the teal and orange rocked the HP Pavilion last Thursday but how did it rank amongst other first timers playing in front of San Jose’s hockey faithful...

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  2. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week Seven

    Oregon wins using avenues other than their offense, Stanford loses their first conference game and Washington pulls out more fourth quarter dramatics in yet another exciting weekend in the Pac-10...

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  3. Should Stanford's Jim Harbaugh Take a Page From The Loud Lane Kiffin?

    You have heard several coaches mindlessly utter it in the past.  “We are focused on [enter this week’s opponent here], not any other team further down our schedule” It has become quite the cliché...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about 5 years ago 460 reads 3 comments

  4. The Stanford Cardinal Are No. 1 in the Pac-10…So What?

    If in the preseason I told you that the Stanford Cardinal would be 3-0 in conference five weeks into the season, you probably wouldn’t have batted an eye after a quick glance at the matchups...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about 5 years ago 226 reads 1 comments

  5. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week Six

    Another exciting week passes in the Conference of Champions yet several headlines appear to remain the same. Oregon flexed its offensive muscle once again and Cal continued to do its impression of a fish washed up on shore...

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  6. The Heisman Toby: Stanford's Gerhart An Outside Shot For Coveted Award

    The Heisman Trophy.  It’s a peculiar award.  It gives the recipients the privilege of knowing that they are the best player in college football because they fall into a very specific yet strangely unknown category...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about 5 years ago 893 reads 6 comments

  7. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week Five

    The Cal Bears lived up to expectations and laid the biggest egg they possibly could against an explosive Oregon offense that many had been waiting to catch fire...

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  8. You Say Goodbye, I Say Finally: Sharks Trim The Fat With Off-season Moves

    Goodbyes tend to be hard. There is something about a reneged commitment that instantly creates a mixture of awkwardness and tension amongst two once-agreeable parties...

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  9. Washington-Stanford Preview: An Unassuming Battle for the Lead in the Pac-10

    Who knew Washington-Stanford would be a marquee matchup? Certainly none of the experts saw this game as the potential turning point for either team to maintain the top spot in the Pac-10...

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  10. Cal, USC...Stanford?: The Cardinal, Serious Contenders for Pac-10 Crown

    So you think you’re a contender for a Pac-10 Championship? Well, get in line, because nine other teams are under the illusion that they are too...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 372 reads 4 comments

  11. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week Four

    What a shocking weekend! Well, not really. Everyone knew USC would end up losing a game in Pac-10 play, but it just happened to come sooner rather than later...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 546 reads 17 comments

  12. Stanford Game Preview: Spartans Face A Tall Task in Yearly Farm Visit

    There is nothing quite as sweet as a tasty dessert right after a disappointing experience. It sooths any anxiety still festering in your body, releasing pleasure endorphins, and makes everything a little bit better...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 158 reads 1 comments

  13. The Cardinal Report: Stanford Spoil A Great First Half In Loss to Wake

    Stanford’s last-second loss in Winston-Salem was a heartbreaker…plain and simple. The first half started off magically. Everything was clicking...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 139 reads 0 comments

  14. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week Three

    With USC departing Ohio as the victor, all is now right in the world of the Pac-10. The majority of the Pacific Conference exited Week Two with victories, but a few found themselves licking their wounds...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 1,036 reads 4 comments

  15. Stanford Game Preview: An Uphill Hike Through Wake Forest

    With the anticipation of week one finally behind them, the Stanford Cardinal are looking to keep the road ball rolling this Saturday in Winston-Salem...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 365 reads 0 comments

  16. The Cardinal Report: Stanford Shows Promise In Win But Work Is Needed

    The Stanford Cardinal opened up their season reasonably strong against the Washington State Cougars but as all first games go, there are always things that need to be worked out and addressed...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 184 reads 1 comments

  17. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Week Two

    Week one is finally in the books and the Pac-10 faithful will agree that there were several exciting and outrageous games to whet our appetites...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 670 reads 10 comments

  18. Stanford Game Preview: The Cardinal Are Primed for a Strong Start in Pullman

    The Stanford Cardinal and the Washington State Cougars kickoff their seasons Saturday afternoon at Martin Stadium and many would agree that it couldn’t come a second sooner...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 207 reads 1 comments

  19. Wading the Sharks' Farm: It's First-Round Pick Logan Couture's Time To Shine

    Bringing up the subject of first-round draft picks has recently been a touchy talking point amongst sports supporters in the Bay Area...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 655 reads 1 comments

  20. Pac-10 Football Power Rankings: Preseason

    As a way to keep my finger on the pulse of the Pac-10 Conference, I wanted to create power rankings that could stir up some conversations amongst the great B/R Pac-10 Community...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 1,233 reads 34 comments

  21. Stanford's Shayne Skov Brings His Five-Star Talent Back to the Bay Area

    People who live here know that California is a hard state to leave forever. There is always something that pulls once-inhabitants back to our sunny beaches, slightly varying seasons, and ever-striving liberal ideas...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 1,172 reads 0 comments

  22. Home Sweet Home: Stanford Hopes to Continue Winning Trend in Palo Alto

    While Stanford has experienced some extreme road woes the past few years, in 2008 coming home to Palo Alto made all of the difference in the world. For the first time since 2003, the Cardinal posted a record at or above ...

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 158 reads 6 comments

  23. Coffee Energizes 49ers, Backfield Duo Could Contend for NFL's Best

    You don’t want to get in my way in the morning if I haven’t had any caffeine. It can be an ugly sight. Like most people, waking up with a cup of Joe gives me that extra boost to get through the day…well, at least through the morning..

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 1,524 reads 6 comments

  24. Stanford Pulls Aces With Standout Freshman Quarterback

    Nothing beats the feeling of sitting at a poker table and seeing that you have been dealt two beautiful bullets. You are excited yet you don’t want to be too anxious. You want to be unassuming but you can’t let rags lead to riches either

    Jason Figueiredo Written by Jason Figueiredo about over 5 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  25. Sharks Have Captain's Practice With No Leader, Dan Boyle Lurks in Contender Pool

    A Captain’s practice without a Captain…a peculiar idea but a concept that hasn’t stopped the determination and drive possessed by the San Jose Sharks...

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