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Raiders beat Broncos in season opener

Raiders beat Broncos in season opener

By TJ Porreca, MANAGING EDITOR

September 12, 2019

When the Oakland Raiders took the field on Monday night in the final season-opening game in Oakland, the team did so without star receiver Antonio Brown. The Raiders took on division-rival Denver Broncos in the NFL’s primetime slot on Monday night football with a different look on offense than th...

Former NFL Great Marshawn Lynch launching indoor football franchise in Oakland

Former NFL Great Marshawn Lynch launching indoor football franchise in Oakland

By Keith Burbank, BAY CITY NEWS SERVICE

September 12, 2019

Football is staying in Oakland with the advent of an Indoor Football League franchise founded in part by NFL great and Oakland native Marshawn Lynch. The Oakland Panthers will play at the former Oracle Arena, now Oakland Arena, starting in spring 2020, according to the Panthers franchise. The team will be p...

Athletics & Pioneers meet under the stars

Athletics & Pioneers meet under the stars

By JESSICA IRRERA, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

September 5, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHS BY JESSICA IRRERA EDITOR-IN-CHIEF | THE PIONEER The California State University, East Bay Pioneers and the Oakland Athletics celebrated their Bay Area unity under the gleaming lights of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum this week during their annual Cal State East Bay Night. Not o...

CSU East Bay Fall sports preview

CSU East Bay Fall sports preview

By TJ Porreca, MANAGING EDITOR

August 29, 2019

As school reconvenes at California State University, East Bay for the fall semester, so too will Pioneer sports. The fall slate of sports at CSUEB will feature men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, golf, and women’s swimming. The first official gam...

Earthquakes tie Real Valladolid in friendly

Earthquakes tie Real Valladolid in friendly

By Christian Martinez, CONTRIBUTOR

August 1, 2019

The San Jose Earthquakes faced off against and tied the Spanish team Real Valladolid 1-1 in an inter- national friendly on July 16th, 2019 at Avaya Stadium. The friendly match in San Jose was a stop on the La Liga teams preseason tour but the game quickly turned into more than a friendly. Real Valladolid’...

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...

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