Raiders need a new home field, LA a possibility

Oscar Terrones , Assistant Sports Editor
August 24, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Sports

Los Angeles is one of the top media markets in the country. It has two NBA teams, two MLB teams, two hockey teams and two of the most well-recognized college athletic programs in the country. Does it really need the NFL? Of course it does. Or so very rich and influential people say. The NFL could... Read more »

King James becomes a hot commodity after opting out of his contract

King James becomes a hot commodity after opting out of his contract

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
June 25, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Men's Basketball, Showcase, Sports

 Basketball has always been a hot topic for this busy community with the 16-time champion Lakers to boast about, a geographic region that is known to produce some of the best players in the nation and now a rising Clippers team to bring even more pride to the city of Los Angeles. But... Read more »

CLARK: Dirtbags’ win over Titans puts program back where it should be

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
May 6, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Commentary, Men's Sports, Sports

The Dirtbags have had a good last few weeks. First, they held offensive juggernaught UC Santa Barbara to three runs over the entirety of a three-game series, which they took two games to one. Then, they won two of three against No. 1 Cal Poly, taking a significant leap in Ratings Percentage Index... Read more »

CAMPOS: 67 years later, Jackie Robinson’s impact is still legendary

Alex Campos, Assistant Sports Editor
April 15, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Commentary, Men's Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

Watching a Major League Baseball game on April 15 can be extremely confusing to the casual fan. I was watching a game last April 15 with a friend, who was really confused as to why everyone was wearing a number 42 jersey. If you have basic knowledge of baseball, civil rights, or recent Harrison Ford... Read more »

March Madness: what’s in your bracket?

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
March 17, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again. That time of year when even the most casual of sports fans go crazy over teams they’ve never heard of, when college basketball junkies try to figure out the formula to a perfect bracket. Why wouldn’t you? It’s fun, keeps you interested and this time perfection... Read more »

CLARK: Nick Shepherd can be a defensive weapon for LBSU

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
March 12, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

In a nutshell, the career Nick Shepherd has had at Long Beach State has been defined by unrealized potential, false hype and unmet expectations. The 49ers faithful have caught glimpses of the talent that head coach Dan Monson once declared the future of the program, but never the consistent light... Read more »

CLARK: Branford Jones provides everything you want in a bench player

Jason Clark, Sports Editor
February 17, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Thursday evening at the Walter Pyramid, the Long Beach State men’s basketball team was trailing UC Santa Barbara by 10 in the middle of the second half. It looked as if the 49ers were headed toward another double-digit loss at the hands of the Gauchos, who had already won the previous meeting by 13. Five... Read more »

10 THINGS we learned from sports this weekend

Jason Clark , Sports Editor
February 10, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Sports

1. For the United States, the Sochi Olympics won’t be what Vancouver was. With Bode Miller failing to medal in the men’s downhill and Hannah Kearney settling for bronze in the women’s mogul, it’s clear that luck isn’t on the Americans’ side in the same way it was in Vancouver four years ago. 2.... Read more »