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Improvements needed for concussion protocols

Marc Wilson

March 5, 2017

Filed under Football, Sports

The concussion protocol for collegiate and professional sports is flawed and needs to be improved. Athletes who have suffered any dramatic head injury should not be allowed to return and play that same day. Although professio...

What makes an athlete great?

Marc Wilson

February 24, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Sports

In the sports community, a phrase we so often hear is “Oh they are destined for greatness.” But how we define and measure the greatness of an athlete?In the sports world, we have some greats: Serena Williams, Mia Hamm,...

The ‘Cats on a losing streak

Marc Wilson

February 14, 2017

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Wildcats has lost three games in a row and its grip on first place in conference, with its last game to the Cougars of Cal State San Marcos. Junior guard, Jalen McFerren started out by scoring 9 of the 'Cats first 11 points...

Go-ing Outside

Kenta Mcafee

August 19, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sports

Video games might have a bad reputation for creating couch potatoes, but one app has proved that gamers will even walk outside if it means leveling up.As most people sleep at 2 a.m. I run three miles while frantically pursuing a drea...

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