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107 years and counting…could this be the year?

107 years and counting…could this be the year?

Carlos Islas

February 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Chicago Cubs 107-year title drought might be coming to an end as they are the favorites to win the 2016 World Series. Yes, you read that right: The Chicago Cubs are the favorites to win this year’s World Series. The same Cubs that have not won a World Series since 1908 or played in one since...

Subculture of American sports turns fans away

Subculture of American sports turns fans away

January 28, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Shock over a gay man drafted to play defensive end for the St. Louis Rams, Drake claiming he can shoot a basketball better than the great Stephen Curry, and a Budweiser commercial showing a fleet of jets flying above the Gateway Arch in St. Louis: these reflections of the three biggest American professional sp...

MLB playoff race heats up

MLB playoff race heats up

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

August 31, 2015


Filed under Sports

There's nothing quite like September baseball. Dreams come true and hopes are crushed all within a month's time. As the regular season winds down, here's a closer look into some California MLB teams that are hoping to make their playoff dreams come true.San Francisco Giants: When the whole team is hea...

Curry, LaVine top highlights of NBA All-Star break

Curry, LaVine top highlights of NBA All-Star break

Kevin Lucena

March 3, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Stephen Curry’s magical season continued during the NBA All-Star weekend in New York. Curry put on a record-setting performance en route to winning the NBA three-point shooting contest. He went up against a field that included top scorers and record-breakers in shootout that turned out to be ...

Giants, A’s fumble in efforts to shore up rosters

Giants, A’s fumble in efforts to shore up rosters

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

February 14, 2015


Filed under Sports

Both the Giants and A's swung and missed this offseason. When the San Francisco Giants lost a key part of their World Series squad with the exit of third baseman Pablo Sandoval, they did little to nothing to bolster their roster in free agency. It is hard to doubt the moves of Giants' general m...

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