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Will the Golden Eagles Fly In Or Fly Out Of The Postseason?

Joseph McFaddin
April 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Golden Eagles men’s baseball team take on the final month of the season with less than a dozen games to go. Cal State LA has experienced its share of close wins and marginal losses since the season began in February. The Golden Eagles boast an overall record of 7 wins and 25 losses in the two months...

Kobe Time, One Last Time.

Kobe Time, One Last Time.

Chelsey Michaelis
April 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

All around and inside Staples Center, it felt like the 2010 NBA Finals, as people were screaming, high fiving, hugging, jumping, and holding signs saying “thank you Kobe.” Kumi Tamura, who met and became friends with Kobe, described her friend in one word - relentless - “because he never stops...

World’s 4th fastest runner homegrown to Cal State LA Athletics

World’s 4th fastest runner homegrown to Cal State LA Athletics

Daniel Esparza
April 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

It started with a toe tap, a shake off, and jumping in place. Khallifah Rosser of Cal State LA’s Track and Field prepped for his only event of the day as his playful demeanor took him through his warm ups. Rosser isn’t an ordinary runner for the Golden Eagles; his performance has earned him a...

Nike honors Kobe Bryant on final NBA game

Nike honors Kobe Bryant on final NBA game

Vanessa Osio
April 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

In celebration of Kobe Bryant’s retirement, Nike announced their declaration of April 13 as “Mamba Day” in honor of his last game. Los Angeles Lakers will host the Utah Jazz at the Staples Center in Bryant’s final professional game next Wednesday. Nike will celebrate his final game by having...

Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bids get the thumbs up by students

Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bids get the thumbs up by students

Kayla Hodge
March 31, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Although Los Angeles has hosted the Olympic games back in 1932 and 1984, Angelino’s are stepping up to the plate again, to bid for the 2024 Olympics to be held at various Los Angeles county areas. Gio Lopez, senior Chicano studies major is excited for the chance once again. “I think it would...

NFL Rams update: Coach, players prepare for the big move

NFL Rams update: Coach, players prepare for the big move

Oscar Alanis
March 31, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

Two months since the NFL announced that the Rams would move from St. Louis back to Los Angeles, fans eagerly wait for more information and insights into the planning of the future stadium. Victor Rodriguez, 31, graduate Civil Engineering student is glad that he finally has a team close to home. “It’s...

Peyton Goes Out On Top?

Patrick Shearer
March 25, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Sports

“You don’t retire from the ring, the ring retires you,” says Boxing legend Lennox Lewis. This may hold true for Peyton Manning, who retired Monday, March 7 after eighteen years in the NFL. “Eighteen is a good number,” Manning said in his retirement speech, alluding to eighteen years of wearing...

Men’s Track and Field standout in early performance season

Joecelyn Mendez
March 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

Men’s Track and Field standout in early performance season Cal State LA's men's and women's Track and Field teams hosted the annual Cal State LA Invitational on Saturday, March 5, at Jesse Owens Track. The Golden Eagle Men’s team had an outstanding start to the 2016 season, by winning the Men’s...

Women’s Track and Field dominate in early-season

Joecelyn Mendez
March 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

Head Track & Field/Cross Country Coach Tina Fernandes is excited for the team this year. “Presently, on the women's side, Cal State LA has earned nineteen conference qualifying standards in our first home meet. By accomplishing this, we are even more excited about the young developing sprint...

The state of Golden Eagle athletics

The state of Golden Eagle athletics

Michael Lawrence
March 11, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

We all come to college hoping for a great experience, fun parties with interesting classes and a good sports program, one you can really get behind and be proud of. At Cal State LA our sporting programs have been mediocre at best in the past four years that I’ve been here and even when we had a good...

First round upset sends Golden Eagles basketball to semis in CCAA playoff tournament

First round upset sends Golden Eagles basketball to semis in CCAA playoff tournament

Michael Lawrence
March 11, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Golden Eagles men’s basketball team shocked the conference this weekend after upsetting the top seeded Chico State Wildcats on Saturday, Feb. 27. Riding the momentum with a narrow 65-64 victory over the Wildcats, the Golden Eagles dismantled this same opponent Tuesday, March 1. The team’s...

ESPN thinking about cutting the cord

ESPN thinking about cutting the cord

Patrick Shearer
March 11, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

ESPN has been one of the leading broadcasting networks for sports, and wishes to further please their audience by finally becoming its own channel. Disney CEO, and owner of ESPN, Bob Iger has thought for a while that ESPN is a strong enough channel to stand on it’s own similar to HBO, Showtime and...

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