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City council opposes A’s new stadium

City council opposes A’s new stadium

By Scott Morris, BAY CITY NEWS SERVICE

July 18, 2019

Port stakeholder voice their concerns towards a new ballpark Stakeholders at the Port of Oakland on Tuesday gave the Oakland City Council an earful of concerns with a proposal for a new Oakland A's ballpark near Jack London Square. One company said that the project could hurt the region's economy by ...

San Jose takes the win at the Cali Clasico

San Jose takes the win at the Cali Clasico

By Christian Martinez, CONTRIBUTOR

July 18, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ | THE PIONEER The San Jose Earthquakes beat the LA Galaxy in the first Cali Clasico of the season at Stanford Stadium June 29, 2019. The Quakes were able to hold visiting LA, lead by Zlatan Ibrahimovi, to an incredible 3-0 with Vako and Shea Salinas scoring and Tommy ...

San Jose Earthquakes vs Houston Dynamo

San Jose Earthquakes vs Houston Dynamo

July 11, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ | THE PIONEER The San Jose Earthquakes got the win against the Houston Dyanmo at Home on June 26th, 2019. Earthquakes Midfielder Valeri “Vako” Qazaishvili scored on a corner kick in the 22nd minute. The Earthquakes tried to score an insurance goal in the 62nd minut...

Free agency changes Warriors roster

Free agency changes Warriors roster

By TJ Porreca, MANAGING EDITOR

July 11, 2019

The Golden State Warriors’ roster will have a drastically different look in the 2019-2020 season after free agency led to a domino effect of changes. Former Warriors star Kevin Durant announced his decision to sign with the Brooklyn Nets, where Durant will partner with former Cleveland Cavaliers and Bost...

Pivotal Training partners with Genius Kids

Pivotal Training partners with Genius Kids

By Xavier Clark, CONTRIBUTOR

June 27, 2019

Living in the Bay Area is not a lifestyle for the weak. With the poverty line just above $100,000 for a family of four, according to BBC.com, finding a decent paying job is of top priority. At times these jobs require a great amount of skill but lack the passion or room for creativity that some people d...

A’s mettle will be tested with suspension

A’s mettle will be tested with suspension

By TJ Porreca, MANAGING EDITOR

June 27, 2019

The Oakland Athletics have dealt with some adversity this season in the way of injuries. But Oakland must now confront an issue that could define their 2019 season: the suspension of pitcher Frankie Montas. Montas, 26, was likely destined for the MLB All Star game in July, if not for his suspension...

Uncertainty clouds the Warriors’ future

Uncertainty clouds the Warriors’ future

By Dylan Lazaga, CONTRIBUTOR

June 20, 2019

The Golden State Warriors, back-to-back defending NBA champions, were favored all season to “three-peat” as NBA champions. “Dub Nation” was supposed to have its happy ending in its forty-seventh and last season at Oracle Arena. Yet, their quest ended in one of the worst ways possible. Even th...

Playing for Change

Playing for Change

May 9, 2019

PHOTOS BY URIEL TORRES/THE PIONEER Playing for Change: Cal State East Bay and Soccer Without Borders was a friendly soccer event jointly hosted by the non-profit organization, Soccer Without Borders, as well as community members from within the East Bay; including both students and faculty. The even...

Oakland A’s set to host CSUEB night

Oakland A’s set to host CSUEB night

By TJ Porreca, MANAGING EDITOR

May 9, 2019

The Oakland Athletics are set to host the team’s second annual “Cal State East Bay night,” with special promotional tickets available for current CSUEB students and alumni. The Athletics announced Cal State East Bay night will take place at the Oakland Coliseum on Sept. 3, when the A’s hos...

CSUEB baseball pushing for playoffs

CSUEB baseball pushing for playoffs

By TJ Porreca, MANAGING EDITOR

May 2, 2019

California State University, East Bay’s men’s baseball team faces a critical series as the end of the regular season rapidly approaches. The Pioneers, 22-24 on the season and 19-21 in California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) play, excelled in the past two weeks. On April 18, the Pion...

Community benefits in Coliseum deal

Community benefits in Coliseum deal

By Jeff Shuttleworth, BAY CITY NEWS SERVICE

April 25, 2019

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf warned the Alameda County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning not to sell their half share of the Coliseum complex to the Oakland A's baseball team without including community benefits such as affordable housing. Schaaf said other benefits the county should include if ...

PAC-12 losing viewership

PAC-12 losing viewership

By Pablo Villaseñor, CONTRIBUTOR

April 25, 2019

The collegiate athletic conference operating in the Western United States, Pac-12, is losing viewership from its network. On Nov. 27, 2018, AT&T U-verse, one of the nation’s highest ranked television providers announced that it would stop carrying the Pac-12 Network effective immediately. Just like that, the Pac...

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