Moving on from the World Cup

Moving on from the World Cup

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
July 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

With the World Cup now firmly in our memories, the soccer world returns to business as usual as clubs try to improve via the transfer window. Soccer's summer transfer season, which lasts from July 1 to August 31, is rampant with speculation and false rumors. Though it could be very entertaining for... Read more »

LBSU soccer coach attended the past five World Cups

LBSU soccer coach attended the past five World Cups

Oscar Terrones, Staff Writer
July 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

We all have memories of watching the World Cup, ditching school to catch the start of a match, or sprinting to a bar during lunch break at work. One way or another, we were not going to miss a game-changing play. Most of us have only experienced the World Cup through our TV or computer screens. But... Read more »

Long Beach State athletics will enhance its brand

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
July 17, 2014
Filed under Sports

Long Beach State Athletics will be tweaking its brand by implementing subtle changes to existing logos, creating a third logo and redesigning thecourt in the Walter Pyramid starting in October and continuing into next summer, according to the athletics press release. Parties involved in the decision... Read more »

NBA champions sign LBSU grad

NBA champions sign LBSU grad

Josh Bentrem, Multimedia Manager
July 17, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

Long Beach State has been predominantly known for breeding talent to go for the MLB, but with Casper Ware getting a few 10-day contracts, and the most recent signing of James Ennis to the Miami Heat, the strength of the LBSU basketball program is clear as day. "Ennis the menace", as James is referred... Read more »

Germany vs Brazil is a satisfying dissatisfaction

Germany vs Brazil is a satisfying dissatisfaction

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
July 9, 2014
Filed under Sports

After this Sunday, the World Cup winner will be crowned and it’s no surprise that Germany will be fighting for the title. However, it is likely that there are many who did not foresee a horrendous 7-1 game in the semifinals round, especially against the renowned Brazil team playing on home turf. According... Read more »

The Lakers and the Clippers continue to try to build a power roster

The Lakers and the Clippers continue to try to build a power roster

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
July 9, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It was just four years ago that the Los Angeles Lakers were coming off back-to-back NBA championships and three consecutive Finals appearances. That same year the other Los Angeles team, the Clippers, found themselves in a familiar spot, another losing season and first pick for the NBA Lottery. Fast... Read more »

Eight games left to go in the World Cup

Eight games left to go in the World Cup

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
July 2, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

You know how this works already. Every four years you talk yourself into thinking the country you root for has a chance in the FIFA World Cup. ‘If we could just make it out of the group stage,’ you tell yourself, thinking more with your heart than your brain. Hope is always great; it's why we watch... Read more »

King James becomes a hot commodity after opting out of his contract

King James becomes a hot commodity after opting out of his contract

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
June 25, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Men's Basketball, Showcase, Sports

 Basketball has always been a hot topic for this busy community with the 16-time champion Lakers to boast about, a geographic region that is known to produce some of the best players in the nation and now a rising Clippers team to bring even more pride to the city of Los Angeles. But... Read more »