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Cheap Seats: It’s time for robot umpires (not for the reasons you might think)

Cheap Seats: It’s time for robot umpires (not for the reasons you might think)

May 12, 2019

For several years baseball has had a box on tv which shows viewers where the strike zone is and whether ...

Cheap Seats: The obsession with getting the call right is wrong

Cheap Seats: The obsession with getting the call right is wrong

April 17, 2019

“I just want to see them get the call right,” said every sports personality, anywhere, over the last decade ...

Buying a ticket does not buy you the right to be a jerk

Buying a ticket does not buy you the right to be a jerk

March 17, 2019

It’s a very straightforward and simple point to make: Buying a ticket to a sporting event, even a ver...

Sports can help give politics a more civil voice

Sports can help give politics a more civil voice

December 11, 2018

The recent political donations of the principal owner of the San Francisco Giants has been a great example...

How much more will Raider fans take

How much more will Raider fans take

November 9, 2018

For fans of sports teams, their experience is about passion, connection, civic engagement and community....

Baseball postseason brings unrivaled drama

Baseball postseason brings unrivaled drama

October 29, 2018

Baseball is phenomenal all season long, but the postseason is the time when the unique and wonderful q...

Just give the quarterbacks flags already

Just give the quarterbacks flags already

September 27, 2018

This year, the NFL has unofficially done what they have been moving towards doing the last decade or so: Th...

Tanking takes the fun out of winning

Tanking takes the fun out of winning

May 7, 2018

To tank or not to tank, that is the question. Whether tis’ nobler in the mind of a G.M. to rebuild t...

College athletes have enough already

College athletes have enough already

April 11, 2018

Yahoo Sports first reported On Feb 21., that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been investigating...

New Football League is doomed to fail

New Football League is doomed to fail

April 11, 2018

The Alliance of American Football is a new football league set to start games the week after the Super...

An athlete is one player, not a whole franchise

An athlete is one player, not a whole franchise

November 30, 2017

How much is an athlete worth? You could say it depends on their skill, their talent, and love for the ...

Fantasy is a fun novelty, reality is the big picture

Fantasy is a fun novelty, reality is the big picture

November 9, 2017

There’s a recurring theme on Sundays in my household. As my brother and I watch football, he routin...

Protesting players should take a stand, not a knee

Protesting players should take a stand, not a knee

October 19, 2017

Our nation is often on shaky terrain. We as a people are at each other’s throats constantly. Sports shou...

Sports are a lifeline for our country in desperate times

Sports are a lifeline for our country in desperate times

September 21, 2017

In the wake of such devastation in our country, with hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Jose all making waves,...

Kings made right decision to move Boogie out of Sac

Steven Bryla, Staff

April 19, 2017

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

It has been 60 days since the Sacramento Kings made the right move and got rid of the “cancer” in their organization when they traded Demarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans on Feb. 19. Fans of the Sacramento Kings had mixed emotions of despair and joy at letting the best big man in the NBA go and give up their ch...

Parents need to get out of the spotlight of their kids

Parents need to get out of the spotlight of their kids

March 30, 2017

Parents supporting their children in sports is great, but recently parents have overstepped their boundari...

NCAA Selection Committee are biased with the seedings

NCAA Selection Committee are biased with the seedings

March 27, 2017

Fans anxiously watched television or waited to get a notification from ESPN saying the brackets are ...

MLB Commissioner Manfred needs to stop ruining America’s pastime

MLB Commissioner Manfred needs to stop ruining America’s pastime

March 1, 2017

Spring training just started for the 2017 MLB season, and new faces get roster invites in the hopes of ...

The NBA’s new All-Star voting format brings fairness to the popularity contest

The NBA’s new All-Star voting format brings fairness to the popularity contest

February 3, 2017

It’s the time of year when the biggest stars in three of the four major U.S. sports gather for a weekend...

The year in sports: An emotion rollercoaster

The year in sports: An emotion rollercoaster

December 1, 2016

2016 was a memorable, dramatic year. It also served as a year in sports full of every emotion, demonstrating...

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

Sports must support female fans in non-patronizing ways

November 9, 2016

Since the dawn of time, or just the dawn of athletics, women have been patronized for having any association...

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