Field of Dreams

Bill Duffy ’82 joins effort to form first majority Black-owned NFL franchise, and bring football back to Oakland.

Famed sports agent Bill Duffy ’82—a member of the Santa Clara University Board of Trustees—is committed to restoring a National Football League team to Oakland, California, following the Raiders’ relocation to Las Vegas in 2020.

The founder of BDA Sports Management has signed on as chief strategist with the African American Sports and Entertainment Group to help form the first majority Black-owned NFL franchise.

How serious are they? The group is seeking to purchase the city’s interest in the Oakland Coliseum for a reported $92 million.

The OG Green

SCU Men’s golf fans set foot on the holy land of golf this summer capping off a trip of a lifetime.

Music Above All

Erin Pearson ’05 was recruited to play soccer for Santa Clara University. But her passion for music was pulling her in a different direction.

A Number’s Worth

Chuck Cantoni ’57 may be the oldest person to swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco—all to raise money for research into a potentially deadly brain condition.

Collaboration is Key

Jacqueline Whitham ’21 chose to support cross-disciplinary collaboration and research at SCU through $3.8 million from her family’s foundation.