1. Stanford's BCS Bowl Will Erase All of Its Unlucky Injuries

    Stanford capped its 11-1 regular season last Saturday with a 28-14 victory over an outmanned Notre Dame team, as Heisman Trophy candidate Andrew Luck enjoyed another day at the office, tossing four touchdown passes...

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  2. Matt Barkley: 5 Reasons He Should Leave USC for the NFL

    USC junior quarterback Matt Barkley has had a transcendent season. Despite playing for the second straight year under the cloud of the NCAA probation, Barkley has led Coach Lane ...

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  3. Stanford Basketball: Look out Pac-12, the Cardinal Is Back

    Stanford is about to make headlines for something other than Andrew Luck and the football team. Namely, the Cardinal men’s basketball program, coming off two straight losing seasons for the first time since 1986, is officially relevant again...

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  4. Stanford Hoops' Biggest Game in Years: Cardinal Faces Cuse in NIT Final

    Attention: We interrupt the Stanford football season, which has been grabbing all the headlines this fall in its quest for a BCS bowl berth , for this special announcement...

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  5. 5 Fast, Fun Facts on Cardinal-Irish

    Stanford is ranked sixth in this week’s BCS polls and hosts 8-3 Notre Dame in this Saturday’s regular season finale, a game with serious BCS implications for both teams...

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  6. Andrew Luck and Stanford to a BCS Bowl: Remember the Alamo

    After a wild weekend of improbable upsets in college football, the Stanford Cardinal have suddenly reappeared at the BCS doorway, according to many observers...

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  7. Heisman Trophy Race: Why Andrew Luck Will Win

    The CFB blogosphere is replete with talk this week of a newly competitive race for the Heisman Trophy after Stanford's loss to Oregon, where QB Andrew Luck came up short for only the second time in his last 23 games as the Cardinal's starter...

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  8. 5 Things We Learned About Andrew Luck and Stanford After 53-30 Loss to Oregon

    Pfffffttttt. That's the sound of the air whooshing out of Stanford's national title and Pac-12 balloons after its aesthetically unpleasing 53-30 loss to Oregon on Saturday night in Palo Alto...

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  9. Andrew Luck's Five Greatest Games (So Far)

    All eyes are on Stanford Stadium for Saturday’s colossal college football showdown between the Cardinal and the Oregon Ducks. The spotlight is shining brightest on Stanford’s uber-QB, Andrew Luck ...

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  10. 5 Fast Fun Facts About Stanford vs. Oregon

    This Saturday's Pac-12 matchup between Stanford and Oregon will feature some of the nation's most hyped players in a game with surefire BCS ramifications...

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  11. 5 Basketball Schools Are Failing at Football

    As we move into the second half of the 2011 CFB season, a familiar malaise is again enveloping some storied BCS schools...

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  12. Andrew Luck and Stanford's Secret Weapon Against Oregon

    The hype machine is in full gear for Saturday’s highly anticipated Pac-12 clash between unbeaten Stanford and the 8-1 Oregon Ducks...

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  13. Fantasy Waiver Wire: Felix Jones and Other Injury Prone Stars to Unload Now

    Tackle football is a physical, often violent sport. At the midway mark of the 2011 NFL season, some well-known stars such as Peyton Manning , Jamaal Charles and Kenny Britt have suffered season-ending injuries, sending their teams spiraling downward...

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  14. Andrew Luck and Stanford Must Avoid Beaver Trap

    Stanford is fourth in this week’s BCS rankings after its pulsating 56-48 triple-overtime thriller over USC in a raucous L.A. Coliseum last Saturday night...

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  15. 5 Keys to Victory for Stanford over USC

    Stanford is ranked sixth in the BCS poll and visits the Coliseum on Saturday to face the USC Trojans. Coach David Shaw's Cardinal are 7-0 and have averaged over 48 points per game ...

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  16. 10 Reasons Why Stanford Can Win the Pac-12

    After pulverizing No. 24 Washington on Saturday by 65-21, Stanford is now 7-0 with the nation’s longest win streak, at 15 games...

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  17. Theo Epstein Joins Chicago Cubs, but Moneyball Legacy Shrivels with Oakland A's

    Theo Epstein has made it official: he's leaving the Boston Red Sox for the friendly and eternally losing confines of Wrigley Field...

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  18. MLB Playoffs 2011: Tigers' ALCS Hopes Ride on Verlander's Vexing Vulnerability

    Whatever happens in Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday, the Detroit Tigers ’ World Series chances will depend heavily on how well their ace Justin Verlander pitches in Game 5...

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  19. 5 NFL Fantasy Flukes to Unload Immediately

    We’re now nearing the midseason for fantasy football. As usual, there have been shockers and stunners all over the NFL , with underperforming and overachieving teams and players in every division...

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  20. NLDS: 5 Fixes for the Flustered Philadelphia Phillies in Game 5

    A funny thing has happened for the fabulous Phillies on their preordained march to another NLCS. They are knotted up 2-2 with the Cardinals, and haven’t even looked that good...

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  21. Tigers Win ALDS: Detroit's Joaquin Benoit Bids Au Revoir to New York Yankees

    There were heroes galore for the Detroit Tigers in their 3-2 Game 5 ALDS clincher at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night: Don Kelly, Delmon Young, Doug Fister, Victor Martinez, Max Scherzer and Jose Valverde ...

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  22. NFL Week 5 Fantasy Pop Quizz: 3 Rookies to Liven Up Your Bye Week

    So, you missed out on this week’s obvious waiver wire pickups. You know, Stevan Ridley, Victor Cruz, Jacoby Jones, Kendall Hunter...

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  23. Calvin Johnson/Matchup Nightmare and Other Sports Phrases for Everyday Use

    Evan Longoria’s walk-off home run capped an electrifying finale to Major League Baseball’s 2011 regular season. It wasn’t just any old home run; it was a “walk-off” home run...

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  24. RISPy Business: New York Yankees Waste Scoring Opportunities, Lose ALDS Game 2

    The New York Yankees have only themselves to blame for their 5-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers in ALDS Game 2 at a rainy Yankee Stadium on Sunday evening. They head to Detroit after batting a dismal ...

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  25. Matt Holliday's Holiday from Roy Halladay Hurts Cardinals in NLDS Loss

    After a bumpy first inning, Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay cruised to an 11-6 NLDS Game 1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Saturday afternoon...

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