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Ryan O’Callaghan’s journey as a gay man in the NFL

Ryan O' Callaghan explaining his struggles with his sexuality. Photo credit: Hana Beaty
October 14, 2019

For star football player Ryan O’Callaghan, growing up was hard. Raised in a conservative environment, strong beliefs were instilled in him early.O’Callaghan kept a deep secret for 34 years....

Wildcat Rumble: The boys are back in town

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)
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...

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

Rob Gronkowski celebrating a touchdown with his celebratory
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...

NFL steeped in scandals as Goodell flounders

Assistant sports editor Kevin Lucena. Photo credit: Trevor Ryan
February 6, 2015

You know what really sucks. That was a great Super Bowl and a great end to the football season. In the aftermath of the game, fans were questioning Pete Carroll's decision to throw the ball, which...

Chico State students sound off on Super Bowl XLIX

Chico State students sound off on Super Bowl XLIX
February 1, 2015

Some people know it as the first Sunday of February, others as the day with all the great commercials. Super Bowl Sunday is celebrated by people of every gender, race and age group in the U.S. Whether...

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