Fans went nuts at Antonio’s Nut House in Palo Alto for the San Francisco Giants, who lost Game 6 of the World Series on Oct. 28 to the Kansas City Royals.
Maddie Thompson, a pro soccer player in the two-year-old National Women’s Soccer League, plays for Sky Blue FC in New Jersey and is an example of a pro living frugally to play the game she loves.
Thompson’s journey to become one of the most respected sports journalists in the business is not a coincidence, but rather the product of a family-instilled work ethic and curiosity in the human condition.
If there could be a queen of baseball beat reporting, Susan Slusser would be it. Over the past 16 seasons, the Oakland A’s beat reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle has covered over 2,500 regular season games.
Few sports combine the intersection of athletic movement and nature as much as golf. Unlike other sports performed on the same field, no two golf courses on which a player competes are ever the same.
Will Roderick — co-founder of the Stanford Competitive Climbing Club — began climbing at the age of 15, and has swiftly become one of the world’s best young competitive speed climbers.
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.
For many athletes, the Olympics inspire dreams, goals and a single-minded focus. So what happens when the Games finish and they return home?
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.