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Oakland Raiders fire GM Reggie McKenzie

Oakland Raiders fire GM Reggie McKenzie

By TJ Porreca, ASSOOCIATE EDITOR

December 13, 2018


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Oakland Raiders’ General Manager Reggie McKenzie’s tenure with the team has come to an end. The Raiders announced on Monday that McKenzie had been “released from his duties” as GM and the team will begin the search for his replacement. McKenzie was hired by the Raiders during a tumultuous trans...

Oakland A’s announce new stadium

Oakland A’s announce new stadium

By TJ Porreca, ASSOCIATE EDITOR

December 13, 2018


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The Oakland Athletics have announced plans to build a new stadium for the second time in just over a year. The A’s have selected a site at Howard Terminal near Jack London Square in Oakland as part of a complex deal that would result in a privately-financed stadium. The scope of the project is ...

Men’s Basketball extends record to 7-1

Men’s Basketball extends record to 7-1

By Marissa Marshall, SPORTS EDITOR

December 11, 2018


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The California State University, East Bay men’s basketball team continues to flourish this season as they remain undefeated in California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) play. On Saturday, Dec. 4, the Pioneers won their third conference game as they faced off against California State University, ...

CSUEB Women’s basketball vs CSUDH

CSUEB Women’s basketball vs CSUDH

Photos By Christian Martinez/THE PIONEER

December 6, 2018


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California State University, East Bay’s Women’s basketball team, in its Nov. 29 matchup against California State University, Dominguez Hills. The Toros defeated the Pioneers, 73-65 at the Pioneer Gymnasium.

Men’s basketball secures conference game

Men’s basketball secures conference game

By Marissa Marshall, SPORTS EDITOR

November 30, 2018


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In their first California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference game of the season, the California State University, East Bay Men’s basketball had a statement win over California State University, San Marcos (3-4 overall, 0-1 CCAA) on Saturday, Nov. 24. Many would think that the Thanksgiv...

Warriors snap losing streak with 125-97 win

Warriors snap losing streak with 125-97 win

By Mark Medina, MERCURY NEWS

November 30, 2018


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OAKLAND, Calif. After dominating with three NBA championships in the past four years, the Golden State Warriors have spent the past week slogging through injuries and listless performances. They rectified that, though, with a 125-97 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday at Oracle Arena to...

Volleyball advances to NCAA West Regional

Volleyball advances to NCAA West Regional

By Marissa Marshall, SPORTS EDITOR

November 15, 2018


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Despite losing in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) tournament semifinals to Cal Poly Pomona (23-5 overall, 14-3 CCAA), the California State University, East Bay’s Volleyball team will be advancing to the NCAA Division II West Regional Tournament. This will be the programs first...

Men’s basketball starts season off 2-0

Men’s basketball starts season off 2-0

By Daniel Bereal, CONTRIBUTOR

November 15, 2018


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The California State University, East Bay men’s basketball team finished the Veteran’s Day Classic 2-0 with impressive victories against Notre Dame de Namur and Holy Names University. The Pioneers started the season with a win against the Notre Dame de Namur Argonauts on Friday. They played extrem...

East Bay wins CCAA North Division

East Bay wins CCAA North Division

By Amyra Soriano, SPORTS EDITOR

November 9, 2018


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The California State University, East Bay volleyball team secured the North Division California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) title in a sweep against Sonoma State University (8-19 overall, 4-14 CCAA) on Saturday. This was the final game of the regular season for the Pioneers but also, their th...

A’s management renews contract

A’s management renews contract

By TJ Porreca, ASSOCIATE EDITOR

November 9, 2018


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The Oakland Athletics rewarded their management team with new contracts after wrapping up a successful 2018 season in which the team made the playoffs. The A’s announced last week that their three highest-ranking management figures, President of Baseball Operations Billy Beane, General Manager Da...

Warriors looking for another championship

Warriors looking for another championship

By Nyla Roberts, CONTRIBUTOR

November 9, 2018


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The NBA season is finally here and the Golden State Warriors are doing what they do best: win. In a fascinating month of Golden State basketball, the two-time defending champs have the best record in the league at 10-1 and the team is not showing signs of slowing down. The Warriors faced the Clevelan...

Memories of Oracle Arena will remain when Warriors move

Memories of Oracle Arena will remain when Warriors move

By TJ Porreca, ASSOCIATE EDITOR

November 1, 2018


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The Golden State Warriors’ 2018-19 NBA season will not just be the end of another season but it will also be the end of an era in Oakland. The Warriors are in the midst of their final season in Oakland’s Oracle Arena and are set to move across the bridge to Chase Center in San Francisco in 2019....

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