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The Los Angeles Lakers are back

The Los Angeles Lakers are back

July 5, 2018

Eight years ago I was 13 years old and sitting on the couch with my father celebrating as the Los Angeles Lakers won their 16th NBA championship against the Boston Celtics. Now, I am a 21-year-old man who...

The past, present and future of the three-pointer

The past, present and future of the three-pointer

Kevin Colindres, Sports Editor

June 6, 2018

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

Sunday night saw Stephen Curry break another NBA record by hitting 9 three-pointers in game two of the NBA Finals. He surpassed Ray Allen, who held the previous record of eight three-pointers in game two of the 2010 NBA ...

‘Fortnite’ is taking the world by storm

‘Fortnite’ is taking the world by storm

April 3, 2018

Imagine a dystopian world where 100 people are fighting to survive. Using anything they find from weapons to resources, they ward off other survivors and avoid an impending storm of death. Now, pictur...

Big men are needed now, more than ever

Big men are needed now, more than ever

Kevin Colindres, Assistant Sports Editor

February 27, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Sports

The NBA is a league with a diverse ecosystem that has evolved throughout time, from the early days of getting the ball to the big man in the post to today’s shooting-driven teams. While many have conside...

NFL shows its one after President’s remarks

NFL shows its one after President’s remarks

September 26, 2017

Some Americans say that sports and politics should never mix, but history suggests the two have always had a close relationship. In 1992, NBA player Craig Hodges urged former President George H. W. Bush...

Clippers taking L.A.: Is history enough to overshadow the present day performance of an NBA team’s greatness?

Clippers taking L.A.: Is history enough to overshadow the present day performance of an NBA team’s greatness?

Andre Crenshaw Jr., Contributing Writer

April 27, 2015

Filed under Columns, Commentary, Opinions

The Lakers own the past and the Clippers own the future as the premier powerhouse team in Los Angeles. Since Phil Jackson retired as a coach, and Kobe Bryant has suffered a few major injuries, the Los...