kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Stanford University

Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Stanford Cardinal (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike Selected With Top Pick In WNBA Draft

Chiney Ogwumike was selected No. 1 by the Connecticut Sun in the WNBA draft Monday night. Ogwumike joined her sister Nneka, drafted by Los Angeles in 2012, as the only siblings to be chosen first in the WNBA.

04/14/2014

water faucet

Stanford Research: Video Surveillance Gives Glimpse Into Hand-Washing Behavior

Research has shown the best defense against infectious disease is to just wash your hands. Simple enough, right? Stanford researchers have found the word isn’t spreading enough in the developing world.

04/14/2014

California v Stanford

Stanford Football Coach Questions Unionizing College Athletes

Stanford coach David Shaw is questioning what’s behind the union movement by Northwestern football players, saying everything they are asking for is already being provided by most universities.

03/31/2014

Cal Golden Bears head basketball coach Mike Montgomery. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Cal Men’s Basketball Coach Montgomery Retires

The 67-year-old Montgomery decided to retire following an up-and-down season that ended last Wednesday with a loss to SMU in the quarterfinals of the NIT.

03/31/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers drives to the basket as Josh Huestis #24 of the Stanford Cardinal defends during a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the FedExForum on March 27, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Stanford Men Fall To Dayton In Sweet 16

Jordan Sibert scored 18 points, Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 and Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 on Thursday to make the NCAA tournament’s Elite Eight for the first time since 1984.

03/27/2014

Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Stanford Cardinal. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Stanford Women Defeat FSU, Return Home For Sweet 16

Chiney Ogwumike had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Stanford broke open the game with a 30-2 run spanning the halves in a 63-44 victory over Florida State in the second round of the NCAA women’s tournament Monday night.

03/24/2014

Head coach Johnny Dawkins of the Stanford Cardinal calls out in the first half while taking on Oregon State Beavers in the first round of the 2011 Pacific Life Pac-10 Men's Basketball Tournament at Staples Center on March 9, 2011 in Los Angeles. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Stanford Readies For NCAA Tourney, Dawkins Learns To Avoid Outside Pressure

Even through the praise from coaching mentor Mike Krzyzewski when he departed Duke to lead his own program at Stanford, or the constant chatter over the past year about Johnny Dawkins’ uncertain future if the Cardinal failed to reach the tournament — he has somehow ignored it all.

03/19/2014

Chiney Ogwumike #13 of the Stanford Cardinal (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Stanford Women To Hit The Road After Getting No. 2 Seed For NCAAs

That missed chance in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals cost Tara VanDerveer’s Stanford team a top seed in the NCAA tournament. And a short flight — and that’s what hurts most for VanDerveer considering fewer Cardinal fans will make the Midwest trek.

03/17/2014

(credit: PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)

You Can Be The Next Coppola, Lucas or Spielberg!

Become the next big name in show business. Start with a filmmaking class from one of these Bay Area educators and be well on your way.

03/17/2014

Norman Powell #4 of the UCLA Bruins scores on a layup as Malcolm Allen #3 of the Stanford Cardinal defends during a semifinal game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 14, 2014 in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

UCLA Rolls Over Stanford 84-59 At Pac-12 Tournament

UCLA jumped on listless Stanford early and kept pouring it on for an 84-59 rout over the Cardinal on Friday night to set up a showdown against the fourth-ranked and top-seeded Wildcats in the Pac-12 championship game.

03/14/2014

more