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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...

Tiger Woods dominates 2019 Masters

Tiger Woods dominates 2019 Masters

By Haley Lyss, CONTRIBUTOR

April 17, 2019

Fans’ eyes were locked on the screen from the minute Tiger Woods entered the tee box on Sunday up to his last putt. The entire world was waiting to see if the most controversial, yet one of the greatest golfers and athletes the world has ever seen, was going to win his fifth Masters, and the world got ...

San Francisco Giants Opening Day 2019

San Francisco Giants Opening Day 2019

April 17, 2019

PHOTOS BY EIJAH DE CASTRO/THE PIONEER On Friday, April 5th, 2019 at Oracle Park in San Francisco, The San Francisco Giants had their home opener playing against the Tampa Bay Rays. Many Giants fans attended although they lost with a final score of 5-2. ...

Oakland A’s dominant in opening week

Oakland A’s dominant in opening week

By Nick Piper, CONTRIBUTOR

April 11, 2019

The Oakland A’s stormed back from their slow start in Tokyo to beat both the Los Angeles Angels and the Boston Red Sox in a four-game home series opener. Oakland’s starting pitching was the talk of the town coming into the 2019 season. The starting rotation was questionable with left-handed p...

San Jose Quakes vs Portland Timbers

San Jose Quakes vs Portland Timbers

April 11, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ | THE PIONEER The San Jose Earthquakes faced off against and beat Western Conference rivals the Portland Timbers 3-0 at Avaya Stadium this past Saturday the 6th. This was San Jose's first win of the regular season which places them out of last place and into 9th plac...

San Jose Earthquakes vs CF Monterrey

San Jose Earthquakes vs CF Monterrey

March 28, 2019

PHOTOGRAPHED BY CHRISTIAN MARTINEZ | THE PIONEER The San Jose Earthquakes hosted “Los Rayados” C.F. Monterrey for a 2-1 loss at Avaya Stadium for an International Friendly on March 23. As no MLS match was scheduled for the Earthquakes that weekend, San Jose faced off against C.F. Monterrey in ...

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