Thursday, July 18, 2024
The brackets for the 2024 playoffs are officially set! Here are the predictions for the drama to come. New York Knicks (2) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (7) After finishing the regular season being mentioned in Most Valuable Player (MVP) candidate talks, Jalen Brunson hopes to lead the Knicks to another playoff series victory, this time over Philadelphia. Outside of Julius Randle, the...
This past weekend, the University of California, Riverside (UCR) (6-9) made the trip out west to face rivals Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) (2-13). Following an up-and-down series against Hawaii, the Highlanders looked to steady the ship against the Matadors. On Friday, the two teams played out a doubleheader before the final game of the series on Saturday. In the...
Ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics, officials have detected alarming levels of pollution in the Seine river. Multiple open water events are set to take place in the Seine including triathlon, marathon swimming and Para-triathlon. Although there has been outcry from health officials and athletes to change the location of open water events out of the very polluted Seine,...
Since the start of the 2023 F1 season, there have only been three grand prix winners: Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez and Carlos Sainz. Red Bull has been nothing short of dominant since 2023, and they hold the most coveted seat on the F1 grid for 2025. While Max Verstappen is under contract through 2028, teammate Sergio Perez’s contract expires...
The NFL offseason has kicked off, which means quarterback carousels, big money signing and blockbuster trades. With many teams looking to make a name for themselves, this is the first window of opportunity for them to shape their 2024 destiny. Here are three teams that set themselves apart from the pack so far. Philadelphia Eagles Entering the 2023 NFL season, the...
On Friday April 12, 2024, UC Riverside (5-7) hosted the Rainbow Wahine (6-4) in a doubleheader at the Amy S. Harrison field. The opening game saw the Highlanders squander a 4-0 lead after two innings. Hawaii’s senior Mya’Liah Bethea homered twice to help give her team the victory. The Rainbow Wahine would carry the momentum right into the second...
On April 13, fight fans around the world will tune in to watch the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) biggest event to date. UFC 300 has finally arrived, and the fight card is loaded with exciting matchups. While UFC 300 won’t feature a legendary Conor McGregor return or a trilogy bout between Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya, the UFC’s matchmakers...
The UC Riverside Women’s Golf Team traveled to Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Arizona, to participate in the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic, which is hosted by the University of Wyoming.  The event took place April 3 to April 4, and players played the 18-hole course three times. The Highlanders finished seventh place in the team standings out of 21...
Heading into the All-Star break, the Lakers were involved in many trade rumors and had their intentions set on improving their roster, as they hope to contend for a championship this season. The Lakers became very involved in the pursuit of Bulls guard Zach Lavine, who would later have a season-ending surgery on his right foot, along with Hawks...
With the Round of 16 in the books, hopefully, your favorite European club is still alive in the UEFA Champions League. The competition’s two-legged fixtures never fail to provide moments of wonderful elation and devastating heartbreak, and this year shouldn’t be any different.  Neutrals were left disappointed after the Round of 16 didn’t feature any matchups between two European giants....