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The citizen we need is Colin Kaepernick, GQ’s “Citizen of the Year”

The citizen we need is Colin Kaepernick, GQ’s “Citizen of the Year”

Terrence Allen,
Contributor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NFL preseason is not the most interesting thing of the NFL season. There are position battles, rookies playing for the first time and some other storylines trying to keep us interested in the game. However, last NFL preseason was an interesting and important one and it has changed the country as...

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...

Live streaming sports caters to millennials

Live streaming sports caters to millennials

Haley Lyss,
Contributor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Enter the world of live streaming sports, now a billion-dollar industry. It has opened another dimension into the world of how many are starting to access the teams and sports that are so loved. Last year Twitter paid the NFL $10 million to livestream only ten of their games. This year Amazon offered...

La temporada del voleibol llega a su fin

La temporada del voleibol llega a su fin

Marissa Marshall,
Escritora del Personal

November 30, 2017


Filed under Spanish

Después de ganar tres partidos consecutivamente, la temporada del equipo de voleibol de California State East Bay ha llegado a su fin. El pasado fin de semana, las pioneras compitieron en el California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference Tournament (CCAA) por su segundo año consecutivo y...

East Bay women’s basketball team getting back on track

East Bay women’s basketball team getting back on track

Ikaika Nichols,
Contributor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

Lady Pioneers take on West Region Tip-Off Classic The women's basketball team has played just eight games since the season began earlier this month, but Head Coach Shanele Stires is looking to guide the two-time defending California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) champions to a suc...

Volleyball season comes to an end

Volleyball season comes to an end

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

After a three game winning streak, the California State East Bay volleyball team’s season came to an end. Last weekend, the Pioneers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference Tournament (CCAA) for the second year in a row and played some of their best volleyball all season. “In...

Women’s swim team has two first meets cancelled

Women’s swim team has two first meets cancelled

Tanaya Landry,
Contributor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The swim caps and suits went on and the Cal State East Bay’s women’s swim team stepped out onto the warm pavement, stretching out before entering the pool for their daily practice. “Let’s rock and roll, ladies!” yelled their coach, Shane Pelton. It’s sunny in the afternoons and cold in...

Time for sports leagues to change their approach on medical marijuana

Time for sports leagues to change their approach on medical marijuana

Terrence Allen,
Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Medical marijuana has been a recurring topic in government legislation over the past few years, but until recently, the conversation hadn’t emerged in the sports arena. States have their own laws surrounding medical marijuana, but professional sports leagues need to have dialogue about their rules...

Volleyball ends regular season with victories

Volleyball ends regular season with victories

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team had a successful weekend as they swept their final two games of the regular season. The team was impressive improving to 17-10 overall and 10-8 in California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference games as they now transition into the playoffs,...

Men’s Basketball goes 0-2 in Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge

Men’s Basketball goes 0-2 in Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In their opening weekend of the 2017-18 season, the California State East Bay men’s basketball team were unable to get a win in the Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge they hosted. East Bay played with a lot of effort in both games, but it was evident the team is adjusting to a new system...

Best rugby teams in the world meet in South Bay

Best rugby teams in the world meet in South Bay

Allison Weseman,
Photographer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

The first annual Silicon Valley Sevens International Rugby Tournament was held on Nov. 4 to 5 at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Thousands of attendees watched several of the best rugby teams in the world prepare for the international season. Teams included the United States, Canada, Fiji, Samoa,...

Volleyball clinches playoff spot

Volleyball clinches playoff spot

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

With two matches left in the season, the Cal State East Bay women’s volleyball team secured a place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference (CCAA) tournament over the weekend. To start the weekend, the Pioneers played the San Francisco State Gators (7-16 overall, 3-12 conference)...

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