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Ballers sweep Arizonas in TWISH

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What's the best month for sports? September features baseball's pennant races coinciding with the start of football season. An old friend of mine once said April topped them all, with The Masters, the Final Four and baseball's Opening Day. A healthy debate to be sure.

This Week in Stanford History's latest edition brings to mind those weekends when Cardinal basketball clamored for headlines alongside the NFL playoffs. Back in 1996, No. 9 Arizona rode a seemingly endless win streak over the Cardinal into Maples Pavilion. Up the road, the 49ers – entering the playoffs as the defending Super Bowl champion for the last time – crashed with a thud against the Packers... Recommended Stories