Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday to initiate a formal investigation into what has caused polio-like paralysis in about 20 children in California over the past 18 months.
Jahii Carson scored 26 points – 23 in the second half – and Arizona State held off Stanford 76-64 Wednesday night, snapping the Cardinal’s three-game winning streak.
Doctors continue to investigate a mysterious polio-like illness that has paralyzed at least five California children since August 2012. Meanwhile, the family of a young Berkeley girl who was diagnosed with the disease spoke out about her condition.
Chasson Randle made a career-high seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points to help Stanford boost their case for an at-large NCAA tournament berth with an 83-74 victory over the 23rd-ranked Bruins on Saturday.
Chiney Ogwumike scored 27 points and Bonnie Samuelson added 14 to help No.5 Stanford beat Southern Cal 64-59 on Friday night.
Chasson Randle scored 18 points to lead Stanford to its fourth win in five games and a season sweep against Southern California with an 80-59 victory on Thursday night.
A newly-discovered mystery bacteria with unknown health effects is being carried by ticks and found in Bay Area parks, according to a Stanford University study.
Anthony Brown scored a career-high 30 points and went 10 of 11 from the free-throw line to help Stanford beat Washington State 69-56 on Saturday.
Chiney Ogwumike had 20 points and 13 rebounds for her 19th double-double of the season and No. 6 Stanford bounced back from its first loss in nearly three months with a surprising 61-35 rout of 15th-ranked Arizona State on Friday night.
Dwight Powell led Stanford (15-8, 6-5) with 18 points and Randle added 17, but just four in the second half.