Monday, June 26, 2017

This Week in Sports

Pre-game haka: honorable or offensive? In last week’s outing against the UCLA Bruins football team, ABC’s cameras showed the University of Arizona Wildcats perform a pre-game haka — the “Ka Mate” — a tradition that...

RIMAC Arena Hosts Sacramento Kings Training Camp

  The Sacramento Kings are holding their NBA training camp at RIMAC Arena, the third team to do so in a span of 10 years, after the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Clippers. The...

This Week in Sports: The Fall of a Rotten and Fraudulent Organization

Charles Pierce, a writer for the online sports website Grantland, rightfully titled his article about the recent FIFA scandal “Zurich Is Stained: FIFA and the Sports Crime of the Century.” Maybe even the word...

Rowing: A Little Bit of Insight

When I tell people I row, I tend to get one of two responses: “You row? Your arms must be really buff!” or “Like, in a boat?” Both are usually accompanied by some ridiculous...

Perspectives: A Q&A with Matt Bowen, Nash Howe, and Ellexi Snover

For a vast majority of our population, running in circles has little appeal. Thus, track and field tends to get written off as a “lesser” sport — it lacks the constant action and spectacle...

Slow Rise to the Spotlight: Why Women’s Sports are Struggling

Women’s sports have long flown under the radar — men’s leagues, like the NBA and NFL, have dominated the sports scene for decades. Most men’s sports programs have a large number of viewers, and...

In Search of a Little Spirit

UCSD has academic talent galore. It’s consistently ranked in the top-20 best universities around the globe because of its excellence in research and collaboration on the international level. The CEO of GoPro is a...

The Fight of the Century

This Saturday, an unmovable object will meet an unstoppable force. There has been no bigger fight since Ali-Frazier III in 1975. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs Manny Pacquiao — the fight of our generation —...

Inside UCSD’s New Clubhouse

A discussion on the opening of the new Triton ballpark and the state of UCSD athletics. The No. 24 UCSD baseball team approaches the end of its first season in the new Triton Ballpark, freshly...

Who To Watch For This Winter Season

Column: Full Court Press Brandon Yu As the oft-doomed Sean Bean once proclaimed (because what are competitive sports but an annual game of thrones, after all?), “Prepare yourself. Winter is coming.” And with the arrival of...

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