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NFL’s substance-abuse policy fails at-risk players

Matt Johnson, Editor

April 21, 2016

When an NFL player fails a drug test and is suspended by the NFL, fans across social media chastise the player for being unable to give up marijuana when using it could bring an end t his career. While something could certainly be said about being unable to give up a substance when using it can lead to you losing your jo...

Athletes keep up fitness routines both on and off the field

Naqshe Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

November 1, 2014

Trying to stay healthy and keep a solid fitness routine in everyday life can be a struggle for many. Not everyone has time to go to the gym. Being an athlete brings many new challenges with health and fitness. Outside of playing in matches, practices and conditioning are essential to keeping in playing shape throughout the...

NBA player Jason Collins comes out of the closet

Scott Redmond, [email protected]

May 10, 2013

Fans and players alike have been wondering what would happen if a player in professional sports were to come out of the closet, and now the question will be answered. Washington Wizards’ center Jason Collins now has the distinction of being the first active player in pro sports to come out as gay, when he made the announc...

For college athletes, time is on their side

Zach Hannigan, Editor In Chief

April 26, 2013

It’s become an increasingly important question for elite college athletes over the last few years. Should I stay in college to better my craft and risk injury or go pro and make some money, but risk having a shorter career? According to the NCAA, only 1.7 percent of college football players will ever take a snap profess...

Hawks rally late, but fall to the Pirates

Hawks rally late, but fall to the Pirates

April 23, 2013

The Cosumnes River College Hawks' late inning rally fell short, as the visiting Modesto Junior Colle...

New student athletes receive welcome

Tiffany DeLeon, Connection Staff

September 17, 2011

The Cosumnes River College athletic department welcomed new student athletes to the program on Sept. 8. The screen read “Welcome to the Nest” as each coach took turns introducing their players and discussing the events to come. News about CRC hosting the state basketball and soccer championships this year was also anno...

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