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Sports reporter Carlos Islas. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Soccer world mourns legend

Carlos Islas // April 1, 2016

Last week the entire soccer world mourned the loss of a legend — not just a legend but a revolutionary figure of the game, Johan Cruyff. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in October 2015 and died...

Sports writer Carlos Islas Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

More fútbol, less football

February 5, 2016

Despite what you may hear or what you see, soccer is quickly becoming one of America’s big sports. It may not be at the height of baseball, basketball or football yet, but it is gaining a big following. Sure,...

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Women play sports too

Brittany Mcclintock // October 3, 2015

Women, rejoice. You can now play soccer in the digital world. FIFA '16 announced in May that female players would be included in the game, and it received positive feedback— for the most part. Three...

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