Monday, June 24, 2024
History tells us that star running backs begin to decline when they join their second team. Le’Veon Bell was a part of arguably the league's most dynamic trifecta, a group that consisted of Bell, Antonio Brown and Ben Roethlisberger. Two years later, the trio is no more, with Bell and Brown moving on to New York and Oakland, respectively....
On Jan. 8, the undefeated No. 2 Washington Huskies (14-0) will face the undefeated No. 1 Michigan Wolverines (14-0) in the National Championship game. The Huskies boast a high-powered offense led by quarterback Michael Penix Jr. and a trio of elite wide receivers. The Wolverines, on the other hand, possess a powerful defense littered with future NFL draft picks....
The UCR men’s tennis team was looking to extend its three-match winning streak when the team hosted UCSD at the SRC Tennis Courts last Thursday afternoon. UCSD came into the game looking for a fourth straight victory after defeating Sonoma State, while UCR’s last win came after defeating RCC. UCR and UCSD opened the action on Thursday afternoon with doubles...
LaVar Ball is at it again with his newest venture, the Junior Basketball Association (JBA), which poses as a substitute for NCAA basketball. Representatives of Big Baller Brand claim that players will make anywhere between $3,000 and $10,000 per month. According to Ball, they plan to have somewhere between eight and 10 teams represented across the nation. Seems like a...
The wildcard round of the NFL playoff begins this weekend and every Super Bowl hopeful will be looking to book their spot in the divisional round. The NFL script writers were at their best with the week 18 of the regular season cementing some storybook matchups. Here is a preview of each matchup and which team will make it...
UCR women’s soccer has been on an absolute tear to start off the season, going 9-0-1 throughout the team’s first ten games, with nine of these wins being shutouts. Additionally, UCR has allowed only one goal total so far this season, and leads the nation with a .971 save percentage and a .900 shutout percentage. Despite the team’s best...
This past Saturday afternoon, the Riverside baseball team started off the season with a match up against UCR’s alumni team for their annual event. The young and talented team for UCR was unable to defeat the alumni squad, who were able to win 7-4. Despite the loss, there is still an upside for the young Riverside team. Coach Doug Smith’s...
With the end of the final quarter of the school year quickly approaching, now is the best time to review how our athletics programs fared this year. While not all teams improved on their records and performances from the previous season, athletics as a whole has been making strides in cementing itself as a growing force on campus.  Since his...
The UC Riverside golf team had a difficult outing at the Big West Conference Championship at the La Quinta Resort in La Quinta, CA last week. The Highlanders finished with a final score of 909, placing them in ninth. Instead of steadily advancing in rank throughout each round, the Highlanders found themselves steadily declining and falling into last place. Day...
UC Riverside cross country traveled to Seattle, Washington on Friday, November 13 to compete in the NCAA West Regional Championships hosted at the Jefferson Park Golf Course. The men finished with 635 points to place 21st out of 30 teams while the women finished with 682 points to finish 26th out of 35 squads. This was a drop in...