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[9 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Palo Alto teen basketball player preps for service in Israeli army Miguel Frid, a student at Kehillah Jewish High School in Palo Alto, is headed to Israel next year. His primary focus this year, however, is leading the Kehillah Rams varsity basketball team.

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[7 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
The post-Olympic descent: Olympians find new normal after the games For many athletes, the Olympics inspire dreams, goals and a single-minded focus. So what happens when the Games finish and they return home?

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[5 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
NY Times reporter John Branch finds beauty — and a career — in quiet corners of sport Marin County-based New York Times reporter John Branch talks about his journey, beginning from his humble beginnings managing a Costco to his Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting today.

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[4 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
San Francisco Chronicle columnist Bruce Jenkins a ‘purist’ when it comes to sports coverage Bruce Jenkins has been bodysurfing his entire life. Bodysurfing is often thought of as the purest form of surfing. Jenkins has brought this same sense of purity to his coverage of sports for 40-plus years.

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[29 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
ESPN’s Michael Wilbon on childhood, sports and ‘Pardon the Interruption’ Michael Wilbon is a columnist for ESPN.com and co-host of ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption.” His sportscasting talents may have began during lively family dinners during childhood on the South Side of Chicago.

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[22 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Ex-big leaguer Ryan Garko talks about life in baseball Once you reach the major leagues, staying at that level of competition and being consistent is the challenge. Pro baseball is not easy and Ryan Garko understands this better than almost anyone.

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[17 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Stanford-designed cooling glove is ‘huge part of the recovery puzzle’ for athletes Stanford biologists Craig Heller and Dennis Grahn created the first generation of the cooling glove in 2000, after years of research on thermoregulation. Today, athletes continue to use the technology.

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[16 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Football more than a game to players who know the damage of concussions What was first thought to be minor headaches has emerged into a serious problem for athletes who play contact sports. Stanford’s Anthony Wilkerson reflects on concussions in football.

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[15 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Gay or straight, ‘You Can Play’ project provides platform for Stanford athletes The “You Can Play” campaign encourages equality for all athletes, regardless of sexual orientation. Many collegiate and professional teams have recorded videos in support of the program.