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How the newspaper changed my life

How the newspaper changed my life
June 2, 2018

When was the last time something changed your life for the better? Whenever I am posed with this question I can answer instantly, writing did, well writing for the newspaper to be exact. That newspaper...

ESPN suspends sports analyst

ESPN suspends sports analyst
October 19, 2017

We live in a country that holds an ESPN host more accountable than we do our own president. That sounds strange, doesn’t it? To be more consumed in a person giving their opinion on the issues that...

She got game: Doris Burke blazes trail for women sports analysts

She got game: Doris Burke blazes trail for women sports analysts
October 19, 2017

Sept. 25 marked a defining day not only for sports journalism but for women around the world. Doris Burke, an ESPN NBA analyst, became the first woman to become a full-time game analyst on a national level...

The power of networking through internship

The power of networking through internship
July 26, 2017

If there is one thing my internship with the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks has taught me, it’s the power of networking. I have the opportunity to work at the Staples Center in an industry filled...

Warriors lose Kevin Durant indefinitely

Warriors lose Kevin Durant indefinitely
March 1, 2017

On Tuesday during a road game against the Washington Wizards, Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia accidentally fell on forward Kevin Durant that caused the superstar swingman visible pain in his...

The curse on UFC 200 continues

The curse on UFC 200 continues
July 9, 2016

The biggest mixed martial arts fight of the year has had its fair share of problems. On Wednesday, just three days before UFC 200 in Las Vegas, the main event and title fight, Jon “Bones” Jones...

49ers draft class full of potential: Chip Kelly era begins

49ers draft class full of potential: Chip Kelly era begins
May 11, 2016

With all that they have endured as of late, the San Francisco 49ers needed this year’s draft to go as smoothly as possible. Hiring a new head coach and having a quarterback demand a trade has turned...

Skip Bayless leaving ESPN, ‘First Take’ gig

Skip Bayless leaving ESPN, ‘First Take’ gig
April 27, 2016

ESPN announced Tuesday that Skip Bayless, the popular but controversial co-panelist on its “First Take” debate show, will leave the network when his contract expires at the end of August. Bayless’...

Ronda Rousey, still my champion

Ronda Rousey, still my champion
March 17, 2016

The octagon glowed like a blacklight in the darkened arena as the song “Bad Reputation” by Joan Jett blared through the speakers. A rumble of excitement coursed through the crowd as a fighter wearing...

One and done for Tomsula

Photo by Aric Crabb/Bay Area news Group
January 7, 2016

The San Francisco 49ers fired their first year Head Coach Jim Tomsula on Sunday after the team finished the season 5-11. Was this a surprise? No. The 49ers had their worst season since 2007 when they...

Will the Warriors rise again?

Will the Warriors rise again?
November 12, 2015

Last year ended a 40 year wait for an NBA championship in Oakland. The Golden State Warriors, led by the league’s Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, reached the top of the basketball world last season...

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black
July 16, 2015

San Diego businessman Floyd W. Kephart submitted a 20-page plan to Oakland and Alameda County officials last week for a development project that would provide a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders by 2019. The...

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