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SF Chronicle: Stanford faces backlash over bonuses to football, basketball staff amid sports cuts

Stanford gave bonuses to staff members who traveled with its football and basketball teams during the pandemic, drawing criticism both internally and by the group fighting to save 11 Cardinal teams slated for elimination because of what the university has deemed a dire financial crisis.


The bonuses came to light after an anonymous Stanford staff member criticized the decision and questioned department leadership in an email that circulated within the athletic department.


Read more from Ann Killion of the San Francisco Chronicle here.