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Cohn Zohn

Lowell Cohn's pertinent and impertinent take on sports

Stanford going to Rose Bowl

Here is the opening to my column about Stanford winning the Pac-12 title: STANFORD There was something redundant about the Pac-12 championship game. Stanford defeated UCLA for the second time in six days, which proves the Cardinal are better than the Bruins. It is not clear if they will play each other next week. The prize for beating the plucky Bruins, 27-24, is a trip to the Rose Bowl, the Cardinals’ first trip to the Promised Land since 2000. All… Read More »

Stanford defeats Beavers

Here is the opening to my column about Stanford’s impressive victory over the Oregon State Beavers: STANFORD It is unusual for a football team, an elite team like Stanford, to change quarterbacks during the season and remain elite. That’s exactly what the Cardinal did. They changed quarterbacks and beat the seriously good Oregon State Beavers and became even more elite. The Cardinal are a contender for the Rose Bowl and, if they beat the Oregon Ducks next week in Eugene,… Read More »