Stanford University

Condoleezza Rice to receive Ford Award

Named in recognition of Gerald Ford, the 38th U.S. president and a member of two University of Michigan national-championship football teams, the award honors an individual who has provided significant leadership as an advocate for college sports.

Room in This Margin

In 1981, with most of its NCAA championship-winning roster returning from the year before – including four first-team All-Americans – expectations were lofty for the Stanford University men’s water polo team.

Stackhouse’s glamorous finish clinches Stanford’s title

Junior Mariah Stackhouse has already tied a course record held by Tiger Woods and been featured in Glamour magazine, but her clutch play in her final-round match against Baylor made the Cardinal champions for the first time.

Stanford meets lofty expectations

The Cardinal captured its fourth women’s water polo national championship in the past five seasons.

A pragmatic approach

The University of Michigan was one of six awardees that received an NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant in 2014, the first year of the program. The grants are intended to provide tangible benefits to student-athletes, by both informing research geared toward their wellness and more directly, by creating programming aimed at enhancing well-being and mental health outcomes.

A perfect 26 for Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s national championship-clinching victory capped a record-breaking 26-0 season.

Silver Anniversary Award winner: Mike Mussina

The star pitcher could have turned pro immediately after high school but chose a partial scholarship to Stanford instead. Decades later, he says he would make the same decision again.

Silver Anniversary Award winner: Bernard Muir

The former Brown University basketball player had a lifelong dream of being a college athletics administrator. That dream has been fulfilled – he now works as Stanford’s athletics director.

Silver Anniversary Award winner: Jennifer Azzi

The coach of University of San Francisco’s women’s basketball team was an Olympian who helped paved the way for women’s professional basketball in America.

Erica Payne Of Stanford University Wins Elite 89 Award For 2014 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship

NASHVILLE---Erica Payne, a junior at Stanford University, is the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2014 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The Elite 89 award, founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the...

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