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OPINION: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Yeah, yeah. Everyone knows that’s a Christmas song. It’s the most wonderful time of the year — for sports. On the professional side of things, the NFL season is almost halfway over. The World Series is in full swing. The NBA and […]

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NFL protests show restraint on 9/11

On a day when this nation mourns the countless lives that were taken 15 years ago in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the world kept moving with hot issues of today in the forefront of the nation’s eye. With reports coming that teams were planning to kneel as a whole during […]

Opinion

Response to Kaepernick protest unjustified

Before a preseason game with the Green Bay Packers on Friday, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick chose not to stand during the National Anthem. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” Kaepernick […]

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Concussions blur the line between acclaim and anguish

ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU From the blindside sack to the explosive hit that jars the ball loose, fans and players alike enjoy little more than a crushing blow delivered on the field of play.  Athletes across the world have made their names by playing sports with a brutal intensity that […]

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NFL hopefuls make first impressions at pro day

Former USF defensive end Eric Lee ran both defensive line and linebacker drills at Monday's pro day. USF's premeire pass rusher ran a 4.56 40-yard dash weighing in at 254 pounds. ORACLE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG Football is no longer just a game for a group of former Bulls turned NFL hopefuls, […]