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The NFL has work to do to catch up with its competitors

The NFL has work to do to catch up with its competitors

February 4, 2019

The Super Bowl exposed many flaws that the NFL has been dealing with for a long time. In what was one of the most boring Super Bowl games in recent history, the NBA was able to steer the conversati...

Long Beach comes up short in fifth straight loss

Long Beach comes up short in fifth straight loss

February 2, 2019

With 2.4 seconds left in the game, senior forward KJ Byers heaved a half court shot to win the game, but missed high and wide right off the backboard. Long Beach State men’s basketball fell to UC Irvine...

Chugg It At The Nugget S2: Episode 2

Chugg It At The Nugget S2: Episode 2

January 31, 2019

Sports Editor Kevin Colindres & Deputy Sports Editor Alex Manfredi are joined by the Daily 49er Men's volleyball beat writer Bryan Aparicio. https://soundcloud.com/daily49er/chugg-it-at-the-nugget-s2-episode-2

From rings to a reserve role

From rings to a reserve role

Alex Manfredi, Deputy Sports Editor

January 30, 2019

Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports

As the only true freshman on the roster, Demetrius Mims has begun his college basketball career on a path of his own. He’s listed at 6-foot-6 and doesn’t look like the traditional college freshman. ...

Long Beach looks to keep winning record

Long Beach looks to keep winning record

Manuel Valladares, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Filed under Sports, Today, Women's Sports, Women's Tennis

The Long Beach State women’s tennis team travels to the Aztec Tennis Center to face off against undefeated San Diego State Friday. The 2 p.m. match will end with one team earning its first loss of the seas...

LBSU faces challenge against streaking UC Davis

LBSU faces challenge against streaking UC Davis

Mark Lindahl, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Today, Women's Basketball, Women's Sports

The Long Beach State women’s basketball team will be travelling to The Pavilion at UC Davis Thursday hoping to put a halt to its three-game losing streak. The Aggies will enter the game on a four-gam...

Long Beach’s defensive identity has slipped through the cracks

Long Beach’s defensive identity has slipped through the cracks

Kevin Colindres, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019

Filed under Commentary, Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Today

Ever since Bobby Braswell was hired as an assistant coach, the team has put an emphasis on defense. Overall the team has held all opponents to an average of 77.6 points a game, so why did the team take a ...

Long Beach State softball needs to find its chemistry

Long Beach State softball needs to find its chemistry

January 27, 2019

After its NCAA tournament run in 2018, the Long Beach State softball team has a couple things missing entering this season: 10 seniors and a star pitcher. With an overall record of 43-14, the 49ers f...