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A’s management renews contract

A’s management renews contract

By TJ Porreca, ASSOCIATE EDITOR

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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....

“Roughing the Passer” penalty causes controversy

“Roughing the Passer” penalty causes controversy

By Rigoberto Vergara, CONTRIBUTOR

November 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

Penalties change the way defenses play William Hayes, defensive end for the Miami Dolphins, will miss his 10th season in the NFL after an injury to his ACL during a game against the Oakland Raiders on Sept. 23. The NFL implemented an update to the “Roughing the Passer” penalty, which has stirred co...

Looking toward East Bay’s basketball coming season

Looking toward East Bay’s basketball coming season

By Daniel Bereal, CONTRIBUTOR

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

California State University, East Bay’s men’s basketball team heads into the 2018-2019 season with 11 new, and four senior players. Last year, the Pioneers had an overall record of 10-18 and 6-16 in California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) play during the 2017-2018 season. They had a tough s...

Oakland Raiders reeling after bye week

Oakland Raiders reeling after bye week

By TJ Porecca, ASSOCIATE EDITOR

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Oakland Raiders’ 2018 season is in a downward spiral. Much of the excitement and promise that was abundant in January, when head coach Jon Gruden was hired, has since worn off. Since Gruden traded Oakland’s best defensive player, Khalil Mack, a week prior to the season, Oakland has a record of 1-...

Cross Country at Santa Clara Bronco Invitational

Cross Country at Santa Clara Bronco Invitational

By Brett Fuchs, CONTRIBUTOR

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The California State East Bay Cross Country team ended their regular season with a stellar performance at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational. The teams headed out to Baylands Regional Park in Sunnyvale, Calif. on Oct. 13 in a field stacked with over 200 runners in both the mens and womens races. Eas...

Raiders set to invade Sin City a year early

Raiders set to invade Sin City a year early

By Edward Soper, CONTRIBUTOR

October 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

It is officially the end of an era; The Raiders, for the second time, are leaving Oakland, but this time they will not be headed back to Los Angeles, which is now home to the Rams and the Chargers. The Raiders will be the first NFL franchise to move to Las Vegas. This was due to the team and the cit...

Lack of representation for female athletes in the Bay

Lack of representation for female athletes in the Bay

By Marissa Marshall, SPORTS EDITOR

October 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

There are a total of seven professional sports teams in the Bay Area, eight if you include the Sacramento Kings. Can you guess how many of those are women’s teams? Here’s your answer: zero. In a region consisting of nine counties and a population of 7.15 million people, there is not a single wom...

Women’s volleyball sweeps Sonoma & Humboldt

Women’s volleyball sweeps Sonoma & Humboldt

By Esteban Leon, CONTRIBUTOR

October 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

This past weekend was filled with victories for the Cal State East Bay’s women’s volleyball team as they swept both Sonoma State and Humboldt State. After the successful wins, the team has a six-game winning streak and is tied for first place with Cal State Monterey Bay (12-6 overall, 7-4 CCAA) in...

The Warriors begin their final season in the East Bay

The Warriors begin their final season in the East Bay

By Priscila Martinez, CONTRIBUTOR

October 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Golden State Warriors fans are soaking in their beloved team’s last season in Oakland before their big move to the newly-built Chase Center located in San Francisco. The Warriors kick-off the season next week Tuesday, Oct. 16. This 2018-2019 basketball season marks the final year the team will be...

New Zealand makes history at Rugby 7s World Cup

New Zealand makes history at Rugby 7s World Cup

Allison Weseman,
Photographer

August 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

The New Zealand men’s and women’s All Blacks team made history on Saturday and Sunday by becoming the first teams to win back-to-back World Rugby Cup Championships. The men’s side defeated England 33-12 on Sunday while the women retained the title they won back in 2013 in Moscow by shutting out ...

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