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What it’s like to be No. 1

What it’s like to be No. 1

February 19, 2018

Basketball and baseball pull the most numbers when it comes to attendance at Long Beach State sporting events, but Saturday marked a new men’s volleyball record set at the Walter Pyramid, with 4,560 in attendance to wat...

Dear, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr.

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Sports

As I sit here at 1:43 a.m., I’ve finally built up the courage to write about the pain that has been lingering in my heart. Let’s start with what happened on Feb. 8. It was a normal Thursday morning, and then it happened. ESPN Senior NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a trademark “Woj-bomb” that sent my emotions into a frenzy. At 9:05 a.m., my whole world stopped when he tweeted Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. ...

How the Philadelphia survived the Super Bowl and saved the NFL

How the Philadelphia survived the Super Bowl and saved the NFL

February 7, 2018

Going into Super Bowl LII, the Philadelphia Eagles were considered underdogs against the New England Patriots. In fact, Philadelphia was expected to lose every one of its postseason games. However, the ...

A troubling season has a bright future ahead of it

A troubling season has a bright future ahead of it

February 6, 2018

Nobody knew how the Long Beach State’s women's basketball season was going to look after a catastrophic offseason that saw head coach Jody Wynn leave. Things only got harder when replacement head coach Jeff Cammon was issued...

The Long Beach men’s basketball team proves to be the real deal

The Long Beach men’s basketball team proves to be the real deal

January 31, 2018

What was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Long Beach State men’s basketball team has turned into a satisfying surprise, as the team currently sits in third in the Big West Conference at 6-3.   ...

Indians axe “Chief Wahoo” logo

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

January 30, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Today

Today, the sports world took a step in the right direction when the Cleveland Indians announced the removal of the team’s “Chief Wahoo” logo on all uniforms in 2019. The move was made after discussions between team owner Paul Dolan and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. The buck-toothed cartoon caricature has been a staple of Cleveland’s team since 1948, and while dedicated fans may have some sentimental value toward the logo, it...

MLS and American soccer are dying, but who would miss it?

MLS and American soccer are dying, but who would miss it?

December 9, 2017

Americans don’t care about soccer. They pretend to every four years, just like they do with hockey or track and field during the Olympics, but that’s really only in a vaguely patriotic kind of way...

Why Shohei Ohtani’s journey will end and begin in San Diego

Why Shohei Ohtani’s journey will end and begin in San Diego

December 6, 2017

One month removed from a theatrical 2017 World Series, and a new kind of drama has taken place in the process that is finding a home in Major League Baseball for Shohei Ohtani. Japan’s 23-year old m...