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Media reports: Stanford reverses decision to cut 11 sports programs including wrestling

by Various media outlets

This afternoon, the San Francisco Chronicle reported that Stanford University walked back the decision to cut 11 varsity sports programs. The article, entitled, Stanford will not cut any sports programs, in stunning reversal, can be read with a subscription here.

The article’s author Ann Killion broke the story on her personal twitter account:

Killion has been reporting on the situation since Stanford first announced the decision to cut the 11 programs last July.

Stanford Daily Sports also confirmed the programs will be reinstated.

Many individuals in the wrestling community took to social media to express their excitement including former UFC champion Daniel Cormier:

More information to follow.