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Los Angeles Dodgers go up 1-0 over the Houston Astros in game one of the 2017 World Series

Los Angeles Dodgers go up 1-0 over the Houston Astros in game one of the 2017 World Series

October 24, 2017

Anticipation for the 2017 World Series has swelled since the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the National League pennant over the Chicago Cubs on Oct. 19. Having sealed their first trip to the fall classic in...

MLB playoffs prediction

MLB playoffs prediction

October 3, 2017

One of the best sporting months is here. October is packed with events, from the start of the NBA season to the World Series to crown the best team in the MLB. This year, I’m stoked for the baseball pos...

NFL shows its one after President’s remarks

NFL shows its one after President’s remarks

September 26, 2017

Some Americans say that sports and politics should never mix, but history suggests the two have always had a close relationship. In 1992, NBA player Craig Hodges urged former President George H. W. Bush...

Making the cut

Making the cut

September 24, 2017

Golf is very different than other sports and the process of qualifying for a spot on the team at a competitive level is easily one of the most unique aspects. From my experience playing and covering sports, I ...

Los Angeles Chargers don’t belong at the StubHub Center

Los Angeles Chargers don’t belong at the StubHub Center

September 19, 2017

While the NFL’s decision to place two football teams in Los Angeles was an interesting move, it wasn’t the most popular choice for Los Angelenos. Yes, based on record alone the LA Rams are better than LA Charge...

Dirtbags kick off the NCAA Regional

Dirtbags kick off the NCAA Regional

June 2, 2017

The scene at Blair Field on the eve of the 2017 NCAA Regional tournament was hectic as ESPN crews ran endless amounts of TV cables, brought in and stationed new lighting trucks throughout the park and ...

Preseason polls couldn’t predict this for Long Beach State

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Sports

Just as the seasons change, so too have the journeys for the men’s and women’s basketball teams. Both teams were predicted to win the Big West before this season started – and that is where the similarities end. The women’s team is currently in a battle with UC Davis for the top spot in the Big West and the men’s team is in the middle of the pack during a season that has been filled with disappointment and fr...

Long Beach State women’s basketball team has senior looking to make this year count

Long Beach State women’s basketball team has senior looking to make this year count

February 6, 2017

Now that we’re a little over halfway through basketball season, it’s safe to say that with the Long Beach State women’s basketball team — these seniors are ready to win. It’s reminiscent o...