The game considered to be the first Rose Bowl was staged in 1902 to help pay for the Tournament of Roses Parade. An unexpectedly huge crowd of about 8,000 sat on temporary stands in a park and watched Stanford lose 49-0 to Michigan.
Business is expected to boom in Pasadena in the New Year with the annual Tournament of Roses Parade, the Rose Bowl and the BCS National Championship.
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio declined to give any details about the suspension of starting linebacker Max Bullough when the Spartans joined Stanford at Disneyland on Thursday to kick off their week of Rose Bowl preparations.
Tyler Gaffney ran for 133 yards and scored three touchdowns in a dominating first half, leading No. 7 Stanford back to the Rose Bowl with a 38-14 victory over No. 11 Arizona State in the Pac-12 title game Saturday night.
Several fans were recovering Sunday morning from injuries sustained following the Trojans’ 20-17 upset victory over Stanford.
Tyler Gaffney ran for 157 yards and No. 6 Stanford hammered No. 2 Oregon for three quarters, then held off a furious final kick by the Ducks to crush their national title hopes for a second straight season, this time with a 26-20 victory Thursday night.
This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.
Tyler Gaffney ran for 171 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 13 Stanford smothered Brett Hundley and ninth-ranked UCLA 24-10 on Saturday.
Redshirt junior kicker Jordan Williamson is questionable for No. 13 Stanford’s game against ninth-ranked UCLA on Saturday because of a leg injury.
Even with new coach Mark Helfrich taking over for Chip Kelly at Oregon, the expectations around the high-flying Ducks haven’t changed a bit.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Kyle Anderson had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Shabazz Muhammad made a late four-point play and UCLA held on to beat Stanford 88-80 on Saturday. Two days after struggling offensively in a […]
Shabazz Muhammad scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half when UCLA pulled away to defeat Stanford 68-60 on Saturday, extending its winning streak to seven games.
Jio Fontan scored 15 points including a pair of tiebreaking free throws with 6.9 seconds to play and USC pulled out a 71-69 victory over Stanford on Thursday night in the Pac-12 opener for both schools.
Stanford’s dominant defense shut out Wisconsin in the 99th Rose Bowl on Tuesday night.
A season that began with so much promise for Southern California will end Monday in a place few would have expected to see the Trojans this bowl season.