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James Ennis makes Miami Heat roster, former LBSU Dirtbags shine in MLB

James Ennis makes Miami Heat roster, former LBSU Dirtbags shine in MLB

October 26, 2015

Keeping his talents in South Beach When the Miami Heat’s training camp started, former LBSU men’s basketball star James Ennis was on the outside looking in for a roster spot. He had a disastrous Summer Lea...

All roads lead to Hawai’i for Big West title

All roads lead to Hawai’i for Big West title

October 20, 2015

As the Big West conference women’s volleyball season hits the halfway point, all roads lead to No. 8 Hawai’i regaining the championship title. After a 2014 season that saw Long Beach State unseat the...

World Series will be for the birds

World Series will be for the birds

Josh Barajas, Sports Editor

October 6, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Today

The first pitch for the 2015 Major League Baseball postseason is on Tuesday and if your team’s mascot is some sort of bird, you’re in for a great fall. This year’s playoffs feature some of the...

Playing the Field : 9.17.15

Playing the Field : 9.17.15

September 17, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Daily 49er News Show, Daily 49er Radio, Sports, Today

Welcome to the first episode of Play the Field , your weekly dose of sports and culture talk radio.

Brady deflategate suspension wrongfully but justifiably overruled

Brady deflategate suspension wrongfully but justifiably overruled

September 8, 2015

The one time that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell institutes a fair punishment and the case is thrown out the window. That’s right, the NFL could not even successfully punish someone that they caught...

Changes in the college football system still present problems for championship

September 2, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Sports Showcase, Today

The inaugural College Football Playoff created history by drawing in the largest audience in cable history, and seeing a sophomore quarterback lead an underdog team to become the National Champions. But, what those viewers didn’t see was an appropriate structure in the selection process. Many college football fans embraced the long-awaited playoff system, saying that it finally brought fairness to college football....

Changes in the college football system still present problems

Changes in the college football system still present problems

September 1, 2015

The inaugural College Football Playoff created history by drawing in the largest audience in cable history, and seeing a sophomore quarterback lead an underdog team to become the National Champions. But,...

Why the St. Louis Rams should move back to Los Angeles

Michael Mendoza, Opinions assistant editor

August 27, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Sports

Los Angeles is starved for NFL football to come back and the Rams can finally end the 21-year famine by making a permanent move from St. Louis to Inglewood. Rams owner Stan Kroenke has shown he is more than ready to move the team 1,590 miles west to L.A. and the fans are waiting with open arms. Out of all the teams, the Rams have the most leverage and merit a move to the west coast. They were the longest tenured football...