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Dyshawn Pierre #21 of the Dayton Flyers. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Dayton Forward Dyshawn Pierre

The sophomore forward tallied 12 points and eight rebounds in the 60-59 win over Ohio State. He didn’t miss a shot, hitting both of his field goals and all seven of his foul shots.

03/25/2014

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

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Stanford Student Groups Square Off On Free Speech, Debate Family Values

A controversial family values conference scheduled at Stanford University next month has sparked a free-speech debate on campus among student organizations.

03/24/2014

Stanford v. Kansas

Daily Madden: Experience Is Trumping Prestige In NCAA Tournament

Stanford’s victory over Kansas and Mercer’s win over Duke were two of the NCAA Tournament upsets over big name basketball programs.

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Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

Studying alone

Study: Too Much Homework Can Make Your Child Sick

A new study found that too much homework is bad for children’s health. Researchers at Stanford say hitting the books for three or more hours a night won’t necessarily make a child perform better in school, but it can make them sick.

03/22/2014

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Stanford Gets Kansas In 3rd Round Of NCAA Tourney

Stanford is in the field for the first time in six years, but half of its games have been against NCAA tournament teams.

03/22/2014

CBS Local Sports Computer Model Brackets March 21, 2014

Computer Predicts NCAA Tournament Winner, Brackets For All Of March Madness

As the Bay Area braces itself to see how far Stanford will go in the NCAA Tournament, a computer programmed by CBS Local Sports has already predicted the Cardinal’s fate, and that of all 64 teams, showing Louisville going all the way to beat Florida in the final championship game that occurs in real life Sunday, April 6th.

03/21/2014

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

Temperature variations in cosmic background radiation, the fossil light that remains from the Big Bang. (Photo: ESA and the Planck Collaboration, from Stanford News)

Stanford Physicists Make Major Cosmic Discovery, Expanding Big Bang Theory

A discovery giving the first evidence of how the universe expanded in the trillionth of a second after the big bang nearly 14 billion years ago has physicists around the world rejoicing, but few can claim the same level of jubilation and vindication as Stanford professor Andrei Linde, who is one of the thought leaders who came up with the concept of what happened, called “cosmic inflation.”

03/18/2014

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