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A detail of a New England Patriots player raising the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Patriots defeat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

To cure Super Bowl hangovers, watch more sports

Matthew Ferreira // February 10, 2019

Sunday's big game brought with it the dreadful fact that the NFL season has come to an end. For many football fans, this can feel as if the dark ages have started all over again. But fear not, there are...

Alexandria Tucker leads the way at the Bronco Invitational in this archived photo. Photo credit: Gary Towne

Wildcat Rumble: Bekah Boyle and Alexandria Tucker

Ricardo Tovar // February 9, 2019

The newest episode of the Wildcat Rumble is trying some stuff out. Interviews with Chico State athletes Bekah Boyle (3:42) and Alex Tucker (19:07), who won All-CCAA Fall Academics. As well as a one-man...

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots gestures at the line of scrimmage during the first half against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on September 9, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Wildcat Rumble: The boys are back in town

Ricardo Tovar // February 2, 2019

Welcome to the second Wildcat Rumble of the spring semester! Sports editor of The Orion Ricardo Tovar is joined by Andrew Baumgartner (former sports editor of The Orion) and Alex Grant (former managing...

Quarterback Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles raises the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the New England Patriots, 41-33, in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

How to throw a Super… Bowl party in college

Ricardo Tovar // January 29, 2019

17 weeks of regular season and three weeks of playoff football have led us to this moment. Feb. 3 is upon us and Super Bowl LIII is promising us an enticing matchup between the New England Patriots and...

Chico State running back Glenn Witherspoon takes a handoff during the 19787 season. Image from The Orion vault.

The past and future of Chico State football

Connor Mcpherson // December 22, 2018

1997 marked the final year for Chico State football. The players hung up their uniforms one last time and walked out of the locker room. The cancellation of the football team was sad at the time, but could’ve...

Football is the main topic of discussion as the NFL season rages on toward the playoffs. Image from Getty Images, photo by Winslow Productions.

Podcast: It’s all about football

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and Alex Grant // December 14, 2018

The Wildcat Rumble is back for its final episode of the semester. In this episode Andrew and Ricardo are joined by Alex Grant. Football is the topic of discussion as the NFL season presses on. Listen for...

The San Francisco 49ers invited the Paradise High School football team to their Monday night football game against the New York Giants. Image from Getty Images, photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers

Paradise High School athletes find solace in pro sports

Ricardo Tovar // November 28, 2018

People often question the validity of sports in our society; for Paradise athletes, sports was a way for them to escape the harsh reality of their situation. Many of these athletes have no place to play...

Podcast: The Raiders are not a good football team

Andrew Baumgartner, Ricardo Tovar, and // 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...

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.

Podcast: Kawhi Leonard welcomes you to the NBA

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...

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

Podcast: Suck it up Lebron

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....

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

Podcast: The funniest name in the NFL

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...

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

Podcast: Drew Brees is 39-years-old

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...

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