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Podcast: The Raiders are not a good football team

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

November 2, 2018

Another episode of the Wildcat Rumble is here. Andrew and Ricardo are back and as usual the NFL is a key talking point as the duo selects their games of the week. With the conclusion of the World Series, we say goodbye to baseball, but look forward to the off-season. Be sure to listen t...

Podcast: Kawhi Leonard welcomes you to the NBA

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard has lead his team to a hot start with many laughs along the way. Image from Getty Images, photo by Anatoliy Cherkasov/Nur photo.

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

October 26, 2018

Another episode of the Wildcat Rumble is ready. Andrew and Ricardo start the discussion about the NBA and then slowly work toward the NFL and World Series. Stick around to see who Andrew and Ricardo think is the best wide receiver in the NFL. Thank you for listening to another episode of the Wildcat Rumble and be sure to check out the othe...

Podcast: Suck it up Lebron

Lebron James makes his first appearance as a Laker and looks to lead the young team to a championship.

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

October 20, 2018

Andrew and Ricardo are back with another episode of the Wildcat Rumble. The NBA season is now upon us which means some analysis of the first few games. As always there is talk of the NFL and MLB postseason. Thank you for listening. The Wildcat Rumble is a weekly podcast for The Orion. Be sure to check out th...

Podcast: The funniest name in the NFL

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix may have the funniest name in the NFL. Image from Getty Images, photo by Al Bello

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and Alex Grant

October 12, 2018

Another episode of the Wildcat Rumble is back. This week Ricardo and Andrew are joined by special guest, Alex Grant for the second time this year. The group talks NFL football and the upcoming playoff games in the MLB with a look at the funniest name in football. Thank you for listening and be sure to check out more episodes of the Wildcat Rumble an...

Podcast: Drew Brees is 39-years-old

Drew Brees is 201 yards away from passing the NFL's all-time passing yardage leader. Image from Getty Images. Photo by Daniel Shirey

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

October 5, 2018

The Wildcat Rumble is back for another week. Andrew and Ricardo talk about the most recent football action and the emergence of playoff baseball. Keep looking for more episodes of the Wildcat Rumble and other podcasts from The Orion. Andrew Baumgartner can be reached at [email protected] or @abaum94 on Twitter....

From worst to first: How some teams have dealt with a losing culture

Sean McVay coaches a game verus the Seattle Seahawks. Getty Images photo by Steve Dykes.

Connor Mcpherson

October 2, 2018

The anticipation could be felt from a mile away. The wait was finally going to be over. Over eight million people all tuned in to witness history being made. As the final ten seconds ran out, the city of Cleveland was louder than it ever has been before since Kyrie Irving and Lebron James left. A wave of...

Podcast: Knee injuries, concussions, the NFL and terrible rules

Jared Goff threw for five touchdowns on Thursday night against the Minnesota Vikings. Image courtesy of Getty Images, photo by Sean M. Haffey

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and Alex Grant

September 28, 2018

In the second episode of the Wildcat Rumble podcast, Ricardo and Andrew are joined by special guest Alex Grant. The trio talk about the recent Thursday night football game, other football headlines and then finish with upcoming playoff baseball. The crew debuts two new segments. The first is called 'F...

Podcast: Open those coolers

Baker Mayfield led the Cleveland Browns to their first victory of the season. Image Courtesy of Getty Images, photo by Elsa

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

September 21, 2018

Welcome to the first ever podcast for the sports section of The Orion called the Wildcat Rumble. In the first episode Ricardo Tovar and I discuss the Cleveland Browns first win in 635 days, other football headlines, the playoff baseball race and a little snippet on basketball to finish it off. Thank you for li...

Wildcats softball team ends regular season play atop the offensive leaderboard

Amanda Flores celebrating with teammates moments after hitting the game tying grand slam against San Francisco State. Photo Courtesy of Jana Weiss

Katalina Santamaria

April 29, 2018

The Chico State softball team is proving to fans that this year’s team has the skills and capabilities of bringing home a National Championship coming from their impressive offense where they sit at 47-3 going into the California Collegiate Athletics Association Championship Tournament. The Wildcats lead t...

NFL Pro Bowl run down

AFC and NFC players running a play during the Pro Bowl, 2016. Photo Credit: Scott Greenwood, GettyImages

January 28, 2018

The NFL Pro Bowl is always held the week before the nation’s biggest game, the Super Bowl. For decades, the Pro Bowl was played in Honolulu, Hawaii. This changed last year when the game was held in Orlando and will be again in 2018. The Pro Bowl gives viewers an opportunity to witness the best...

Despite strong postseason, Eagles still face uphill battle in Super Bowl LII

Rob Gronkowski celebrating a touchdown with his celebratory

Austin Schreiber

January 27, 2018

On Feb. 4, the defending champions, the New England Patriots, will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles. Kickoff is scheduled at 3:30 p.m. PST and will be held at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.Both teams finished the regular season 13-3.The Patriots won the Super Bowl in 2017 and 2015 and have become a favorite in the NFL. Their passing...

Contenders for NFL MVP

Carson Wentz is the current frontrunner for the 2017-18 MVP award this season. Courtesy of Getty Images

Mathew Miranda

December 5, 2017

With only five weeks left in the regular season, the race for the MVP award is heating up. Early contenders, were lost to injury, while other unlikely players have put themselves in the discussion. Here’s a look at the top five players leading the race. 1. Carson Wentz Season Stats: 104 Quarte...

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