Bob Bowlsby

Stanford University Athletic Director Bob Bowlsby. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Stanford AD Bowlsby Hired As Big 12 Conference Commissioner

Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby has accepted the Big 12 Conference commissioner job to replace the ousted Dan Beebe, people with direct knowledge of the situation said Thursday.


Stanford Cardinal head coach David Shaw shouts to his team during their game against the UCLA Bruins at Stanford Stadium on October 1, 2011. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Shaw Emerges From Harbaugh’s Shadow At Stanford

It took more than a change in titles for Stanford players to accept David Shaw’s promotion after he replaced Jim Harbaugh.