David Shaw Ponders Meaning of Life, Calls Run Up the Middle

October 13, 2014 12:01 pm
David Shaw Ponders Meaning of Life, Calls Run Up the Middle

Facing a crucial play in the third quarter of Stanford’s close loss to Notre Dame, David Shaw looked down the sideline at his assistant coaches and players. In their faces, he saw only blankness and despair. Said Shaw after the game, “I remember just being hit with a large wave […]

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BREAKING NEWS: LeBron James is Jesus

July 16, 2014 5:00 pm
BREAKING NEWS: LeBron James is Jesus

This just in: the world’s most famous basketball player is indeed the messiah, and the people of Cleveland are His chosen ones. And this reporter, stationed in Cleveland for the summer, has taken it upon herself to evangelize the nation, spreading the gospel of “The New King James” for the […]

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2014 FIFA World Cup Recap

July 14, 2014 9:06 pm
2014 FIFA World Cup Recap

Commentators and fans alike regard the 2014 FIFA World Cup as a cup of upsets, and consequently extremely exciting to follow. Just in case you thought the the cup was over after the US was eliminated, were too busy watching baseball, or were preoccupied wondering about where the hell LeBron […]

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After Weeks of Enduring Arrillaga Dining, Landon Donovan Disappointed to Be Cut from World Cup Roster

May 26, 2014 10:00 pm
After Weeks of Enduring Arrillaga Dining, Landon Donovan Disappointed to Be Cut from World Cup Roster

In a press conference held last Saturday, American soccer star Landon Donovan expressed his frustration over his surprising exclusion from Coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s 23-man World Cup roster that will represent the United States in Rio de Janeiro this summer. “I’m human, and I wanted to go.  I really wanted to […]

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Football Spring Game Gives Fans First Glimpse into 2015 Offseason

April 16, 2014 9:00 am
Football Spring Game Gives Fans First Glimpse into 2015 Offseason

Last Saturday, fans eagerly descended on Stanford Stadium for the Cardinal and White Spring Game, a showcase of all the exciting things to come during Stanford Football’s upcoming 2015 offseason. “It’s great to see some of the fresh faces out there that will become the future of Stanford Football and […]

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After Sweet Sixteen Loss, Stanford Students Left With Nothing Else

April 1, 2014 9:00 am
After Sweet Sixteen Loss, Stanford Students Left With Nothing Else

A riveting, unexpectedly successful run through the NCAA tournament came to an abrupt end for the Stanford men’s basketball team last Thursday with an 82-72 loss to the Dayton Flyers. Among the Stanford population, those students who realized we still had a basketball team were left distraught after being stripped […]

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The Curse is Broken: Stanford Men’s Basketball Reaches NCAA Tournament For First Time in Flipside Era

March 16, 2014 4:00 pm
The Curse is Broken: Stanford Men’s Basketball Reaches NCAA Tournament For First Time in Flipside Era

With Stanford drawing a #10 seed and a matchup against New Mexico in the South regional of the 2014 Men’s NCAA Tournament, the Cardinal have broken a six-year tournament drought that began when the Flipside arrived on The Farm following the end of the 2008 season. Stanford was in the […]

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NFL Scouting Report: Michael Sam

February 18, 2014 12:00 pm
NFL Scouting Report: Michael Sam

Michael Sam is a player with all the necessary tools to succeed in the NFL. He has good size, standing tall and majestic at 6 feet 1 and 260 pounds. He has shown an ability to rush the passer throughout his years at Missouri, using his lithe hands and supple […]

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Russian Government Assures International Reporters, Sochi’s Stray Dogs Merely Relocated

February 10, 2014 12:00 pm
Russian Government Assures International Reporters, Sochi’s Stray Dogs Merely Relocated

SOCHI – In the weeks leading up to the 2014 Winter Olympics, several supposedly legitimate American news sources circulated reports that Russian policeman were killing stray dogs on the street of Sochi.  Fortunately, such speculation has been emphatically refuted by trustworthy Russian news site Pravda.su, which has assured Flipside reporters […]

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The Stanford Flipside’s Super Bowl Preview with Chris Berman

February 1, 2014 1:00 pm
The Stanford Flipside’s Super Bowl Preview with Chris Berman

  Q: Chris, given that Wes Welker’s shuttle run in September 2004 was 0.05 seconds slower than Richard Sherman’s, should I be worried about Denver’s ability to pass? Sincerely, Worried in West Lag A: Shut up, nerd. This game is about three things: heart and grit. We don’t want none […]

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