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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Sport themes

  PBHAK’S CORNER When one thinks about music, sports is usually not the first thing that comes to mind. While reading about music and the emotions behind it, I realize that music plays an integral part...

The curse of the NBA lockout

PBHAK’S CORNER I was going to write my column on my first round predictions for the NBA playoffs this week, but all that changed with Saturday’s games. Instead, I will talk about the issue with...

2012 NHL Playoffs

PBHAK’S CORNER In the NHL playoffs, the games are played defensively, brutally and with strict discipline. Goal scoring is sparse and the only goal that counts is the game-winning one. But the 2012 NHL playoffs...

College Sports > Professional Sports

PBHAK’S CORNER The questions as to whether college sports offer a higher entertainment value than professional sports has long been debated by sports fanatics for years. In my opinion, college sports has a particular aspect...

The Peyton Manning Auction

 P-Bhak’s Corner The Indiana Colts release their franchise star quarterback of the past decade, Peyton Manning, this past week. The Colts have decided to move on in the rebuilding phase as they hold a first...

Reexamining the All-Star Game

In last week’s column, I argued that there should be no All-Star game because there is a risk of injury and there is not a good competitive flow to the game. Some readers pointed...

All-Star Games… Meaningful?

P-BHAK’S CORNER With the NBA All-Star game taking place last weekend, many NBA fans were able to see the top athletes in their sport come together and play on one court in a exhibition game....

Lin’s Knicks

P-BHAK'S CORNER Jeremy Lin is for real and he is the elusive point guard the New York Knicks have been searching for this season. Lin’s rise to stardom in the NBA has been highly noted,...

Linsanity

P-BHAK’S CORNER Jeremy Lin, the Harvard product, has taken the sports world by storm. The ultimate story of perseverance, Lin has answered his doubters game after game. Against the Lakers, Lin silenced his critics with...

Great start for track & field

P-BHAK’S CORNER The UC Riverside track and field teams got off to a great start this past week as they put on a very solid performance at the indoor University of Washington Invitational. For their...