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The Atlanta Falcons will win Super Bowl LI

The Atlanta Falcons will win Super Bowl LI

February 2, 2017

Oh, the New England Patriots are back in the Super Bowl? Well, that’s a shocker — an unexpected twist after the hated New England team made it to the finale, although star quarterback Tom Brady was su...

Long Beach State dealing with LAG time just fine

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

January 30, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Sports

When junior forward Gabe Levin went down with a season-ending knee injury on New Year’s Eve, things appeared to go from bad to worse for the Long Beach State men’s basketball team.   The injury piled onto the 49ers’ early season woes, where the team, facing one of the toughest schedules in the country, kept losing to some of the top-ranked teams in the nation — and badly.   But after starting Big...

Los Angeles is ready to welcome the Rams with open arms

Matthew Simon, Sports Editor

September 19, 2016

Filed under Commentary, Sports

Breaking news: Los Angeles is ready for the NFL. Although it’s been 22 years since the team headed to St. Louis, Sunday was an example of what football can be in Los Angeles. 91,000 roaring spectators had the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum rocking with excitement as they welcomed back the Rams as they took on the Seattle Seahawks. It was a spectacle. It was a city answering the call to prove why the team came b...

NBA All-Star game should count

NBA All-Star game should count

February 15, 2016

Until the NBA implements a rule like Major League Baseball in which its All-Star game matters, the mid-season, star-studded affair will continue to be what it is: a mirage. Sure, the NBA All-Star game looks like the g...

Here are our Super Bowl 50 picks, or whatever

Here are our Super Bowl 50 picks, or whatever

Daily 49er Staff

February 4, 2016

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Sports Showcase, Today

The Denver Broncos will take on the Carolina Panthers Sunday in the most widely viewed U.S. sporting event of the year: Super Bowl 50. Unfortunately, people who don’t care about football exist too....

Don’t watch Super Bowl 50

Don’t watch Super Bowl 50

January 25, 2016

The date and location have been set for some time now, but as of Sunday we finally found out who the participants in Super Bowl 50 are. The Carolina Panthers will show up in Santa Clara on Feb. 7 to h...

Daily 49er takes a look at the 2016 NFL Playoffs

Daily 49er Staff

January 9, 2016

Filed under Commentary, Sports, Sports Showcase, Today

AFC Will Hernandez: One thing is certain; defense wins championships. New England Patriots cornerback Malcom Butler’s late interception in Super Bowl XLIX proved this. Despite the Pats being the favorites to win the AFC, they are not the same team they were a year ago. Injuries to New England’s roster have gashed its offensive rhythm and led to more pressure being put on Brady. This leaves the door open for the Denver Br...

<em>Farewell, Kobe</em>

Farewell, Kobe

December 1, 2015

It wasn’t love at first dribble when I started playing basketball in the third grade. In games, I was petrified every time I got the ball because I didn’t know what to do. Do I dribble? Do I shoot...