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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 29, 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...

Colin Kaepernick vs. NFL owners in collusion lawsuit

Colin Kaepernick vs. NFL owners in collusion lawsuit

November 7, 2017

When Colin Kaepernick took a stand by kneeling during the National Anthem of a National Football League pregame matchup on Aug. 26, 2016, a nationwide debate began. Since then he has been leading a move...

Los Angeles Dodgers fall to Houston Astros in game seven of World Series.

Los Angeles Dodgers fall to Houston Astros in game seven of World Series.

November 1, 2017

What had the making of a Hollywood classic quickly turned into a Hollywood nightmare for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night. After the Dodgers kept their title hopes alive in game six, Los ...

Injuries and struggles on the road prevented LBSU from repeating as Big West Conference champions

Injuries and struggles on the road prevented LBSU from repeating as Big West Conference champions

October 31, 2017

On Sunday, the unthinkable finally became reality when the Long Beach State women's soccer team failed to qualify for the Big West Conference Tournament after its game against Cal State Northridge last T...

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...