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U.S. vs Costa Rica international friendly

U.S. vs Costa Rica international friendly

February 7, 2019


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PHOTOS BY ALLISON WESEMAN/THE PIONEER The United States ended January Camp with a win against Costa Rica under new head coach Gregg Berhalter. The men’s team struggled to captalize on fast breaks but after half time, they returned with more energy. Midfielder Sebastian Lletget returned after in...

U.S. Men’s Soccer defeats Costa Rica

U.S. Men’s Soccer defeats Costa Rica

By Alli Wesewan, PHOTO EDITOR

February 7, 2019


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The United States Men’s National soccer team returned to Avaya Stadium to face Costa Rica on Saturday. This was the second game of the January camp and the first one under new Head Coach, Gregg Berhalter. The January Camp allows the national team coaches to evaluate players and how they interact ...

CSUEB spring sports kickoff for student athletes

By TJ Porreca, SPORTS EDITOR

January 31, 2019


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California State University, East Bay hosted its Spring Sports Kickoff event on Tuesday as its student-athletes prepare for the upcoming spring seasons in various sports. All CSUEB spring sports teams, including men’s baseball, women’s softball and track and field were featured in the event. E...

Oakland A’s Fan Fest 2019

Oakland A’s Fan Fest 2019

By TJ Porreca, SPORTS EDITOR

January 31, 2019


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Optimism for 2019 and the future was in the air as members of the 2019 Oakland Athletics stood on stage at the team’s annual Fan Fest event in Oakland. A’s president Dave Kaval stoked fans’ hopes for a successful 2019 season and an eventual new stadium as he was surrounded by team players an...

Raiders willing to discuss playing in Oakland next season

Raiders willing to discuss playing in Oakland next season

By Jon Becker, THE MERCURY NEWS

January 25, 2019


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The Oakland Athletics’ quest for a new ballpark continues to move along as the team seeks the necessary approval from a California state commission. A’s officials, led by president Dave Kaval met with the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission late last week to discuss the tea...

Oakland A’s seek approval for new stadium

Oakland A’s seek approval for new stadium

By TJ Porreca, SPORTS EDITOR

January 25, 2019


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The Oakland Athletics’ quest for a new ballpark continues to move along as the team seeks the necessary approval from a California state commission. A’s officials, led by president Dave Kaval met with the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission late last week to discuss the tea...

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...

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