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Monday, November 12, 2018

One More Time

There comes a point in almost every championship dynasty when the team starts to disintegrate. From the inside out, the shots begin to miss, personalities begin to clash and players begin to leave. The...

All Aboard! Next Stop: UCR

Over the past week, UC Riverside Athletics announced that it would send its lovable mascot Scotty the Bear all around the city on RTA buses to select one rider every month as a prize...

Nguyen-er’s Circle: Just Pay Them!

College sports is a $900 million industry, with the net worth of some schools’ teams also valued in the hundreds of millions. Of that money, how much of it do the players earn? None. Well,...

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...

Bueno’s Buzz: Clash on the Clay: My French Open Preview

It’s slow, slippery and arduous: the red clay of Roland Garros. It brings out unpredictability on the women’s side and complete dominance from a special Spaniard on the men’s. Over the weekend, the second...

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...

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...

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...

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: The Dwight Saga

Where will Dwight Howard land next season? Will he erase the memories of a disastrous campaign in Los Angeles and re-sign with the Lakers? Or is a trip to the good ol’ state of...