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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Doc Rivers is the most overrated coach in NBA history

Let’s clarify something first and foremost, being an overrated coach doesn’t necessarily mean that coach is bad. I personally still think Doc Rivers is a good coach, but shouldn’t be as highly lauded as...

Nguyen-er’s Circle: The eSports phenomenon

On Friday Oct. 4, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Riot Games hosted a world championship match for their PC game, League of Legends. LoL, as many gamers call it, just so happens...

Bueno’s Buzz: Blade Gunner?

Sometimes the entertaining spectacle of sports clashes with the harshness of reality. The trial of Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius fits that bill. Winning the hearts of millions, the South African dubbed "Blade Runner" gained...

No Challenges Remaining

Buenos días Most tennis fans are familiar with the phrase "no challenges remaining." After a player has used their three allotted objections, the umpire mouths the words that silence any further discussion about a right...

Nguyen-er’s Circle: Inconsistency meets hypocrisy

Over the past month or so, the public perception of the National Football League has downward-spiralled into a media circus that shows no signs of slowing down. Multiple star players in major legal trouble?...

Bueno’s Buzz: The Wild West

The landscape of the NBA has certainly changed since the first tip-off all the way back in October. Back then Metta World Peace boldly proclaimed that the newly equipped Lakers would rival the Bulls'...

Bueno’s Buzz: He said what?

"I'm better at life than you." Bold, huh? Those were the words Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman hurled at ESPN's "First Take" television host Skip Bayless on one of the show's episodes last week. Following...

­Valentine’s Day heartbreak as women’s tennis falls to No. 65 Hawaii

February 14, 2013 Warriors 5 – Highlanders 2 The losses continue to pile up for the UC Riverside women’s tennis team as it dropped a 5-2 decision to #65 ranked Hawai’i Thursday afternoon at Andulka Park. Missing...

Bueno’s Buzz: More Than Words

"I'm a 34-year-old NBA Center. I'm black. And I'm gay." Simple, poignant and daring words. Jason Collins, a 12-year NBA veteran, became the first man to acknowledge being gay while still active in one...

Nguyen-er’s Circle: Don’t count out fate

The news couldn’t have come at a worse time for Martin St. Louis. With his New York Rangers facing a 3-1 series hole against the star-studded Pittsburgh Penguins, the realizations went from bad to worse...