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Forward overcomes injuries in her return to the court

Matt Johnson, Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

She felt the pop. Not once, but twice. It was the Hawks second game of the Cosumnes River College women’s basketball tournament. Redshirt sophomore forward Akila Britton felt it immediately. She didn’t know it at the time but Britton had tore the labrum in her left shoulder. “I felt it pop. They said I probably...

Opinion: Is this the end of the Black Mamba?

Latishan Gibson, [email protected]

May 11, 2013

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Sports

With five NBA championships,15 All-Star appearances and other accolades under his belt at the age of 34, this may be the end for Kobe Bryant. During a victory against the Golden State Warriors on April 12, the Los Angeles Lakers’ star felt a pop as he pushed off his left foot, tearing his achilles tendon. Many feel that...

An increase in player safety is a necessary evil

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

March 13, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

The amount of injuries in the NFL has been a source of great concern the past few years, and with good reason. Facing congressional hearings and hundreds of lawsuits brought against the NFL by thousands of former players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has had no choice but to make a strong effort to improve player safety. On...

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