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NBA and NFL unsportsmanlike conduct enforcement

NBA and NFL unsportsmanlike conduct enforcement

Philip Chin,
Contributor

January 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

When it comes to professional sports many players routinely break the rules. The two sports, in particular are the NFL and the NBA. The NFL and the NBA commissioners need to enforce the unsportsmanlike conduct rule. Fans do not want to see players fight. They want to enjoy the game and watch their favorite...

Keeping up with the Oakland Raiders

Keeping up with the Oakland Raiders

Ikaika Nichols,
Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 2017-18 NFL season is underway, and top-ranked teams such as the New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Oakland Raiders were predicted to emerge as title contenders. The Raiders started off with a 2-0 record but due to a series of poor performances in recent competition they have ...

Silver and black are black and blue

Silver and black are black and blue

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

When Oakland Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr went down two weeks ago with a broken leg against the Indianapolis Colts, things seemed bad. Carr was not only the best offensive player on the team, but in his third year in the league, he was finally becoming a superstar. He was even an MVP ca...

Kaepernick trade not likely for 49ers

Kaepernick trade not likely for 49ers

Shomari Block,
Contributor

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

If you believe the reports, the San Francisco 49ers traded quarterback Colin Kaepernick to the Denver Broncos every day for the last two weeks. This occurred after the 49ers traded Kaepernick to both the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets. At this point, a Kapernick trade report should have as much credibility as a we...

Peyton Manning has nothing left to prove

Peyton Manning has nothing left to prove

Erik Khan,
Contributor

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, 39, solidified his legacy after he won his second Super Bowl ring. It is time for him to ride off into the sunset and retire a champion. Those who watched Super Bowl 50 saw Manning in the twilight of his career. Manning had arguably the worst Super Bowl pe...

Bruh, I’m out

Bruh, I’m out

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has done things different his entire career. So why would retirement be any different? It wasn’t. While the Denver Broncos and legendary quarterback Peyton Manning were on the verge of an NFL championship, Lynch made his exit from the league. At 6:46 p.m....

Draft day crucial for Raiders

Draft day crucial for Raiders

Erik Khan,
Contributor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Tonight’s NFL draft won’t be more important for any single team in the league than the Oakland Raiders. After last season’s 3-13 finish, the Raiders go into the draft with the fourth overall selection and there are two key players that should be available that can make an immediate impact: Ala...

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