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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...

Sports can provide support and strength in crucial times

Sports can provide support and strength in crucial times

October 13, 2016

Professional sports are one of the most captivating forms of entertainment around for many people today. ...

TCS: Outdated views on women have no place in sports

TCS: Outdated views on women have no place in sports

June 13, 2014

If there is anywhere that the term old boy’s club fits pretty accurately it would be the world of professional...

TCS: Sterling only part of a bigger problem

TCS: Sterling only part of a bigger problem

April 29, 2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling made waves when TMZ released audio of racist comments he made. Essentially...

Adjunct counselor starts grassroots group

Adjunct counselor starts grassroots group

October 17, 2013

Proudly boasting a black Sacramento Kings shirt, Cosumnes River College adjunct counselor Mike Tavares...

TCS: It’s Sacramento, not Shaqramento

Scott Redmond, Staff Writer

October 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Turn back the clocks to 2001, when the Lakers beat their heated rivals, the Kings, in a seven game playoff series, which was just months before then Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal decided to insult the Kings by calling them Queens. Seems simple: big-mouthed players talking trash about the other team. Yet at the same time th...

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...

The throne belongs in Sacramento

The throne belongs in Sacramento

January 28, 2013

These are troubling times in the kingdom, troubling times indeed. Adrian Wojnarowski, a NBA columnist...

The curious case of the Sacramento Kings

Zach Hannigan, Sports Editor

December 22, 2012

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

It’s a Wednesday night in December in the outdated “Arco Power Train Pavilion,” close to 12,000 fans are watching their Sacramento Kings take on the Toronto Raptors. Banners of glories past hang in the rafters, a once proud and vibrant franchise has been reduced to one of the NBA’s worst teams. The fans and players...

Lakers: Why pass on the greatest?

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

November 28, 2012

Filed under The Cheap Seats

With one of the best records in NBA history, it’s kind of hard to imagine the Lakers having problems on the court. Firing Mike Brown, the worst coach that the Lakers have ever had, seemed like a good move to get back to the championship record that they once had decades before. When you think of this team and its record...

Community college athletics deserve more attention

Community college athletics deserve more attention

October 2, 2012

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of a lockout is the withholding of employment by an employer...

Split Decision: NBA owners deserve the bigger percentage

Split Decision: NBA owners deserve the bigger percentage

November 16, 2011

The lockout the NBA players have entered into won’t hurt most players and won’t hurt most team owners,...

Split Decision: Players are the main victims in NBA lockout

Split Decision: Players are the main victims in NBA lockout

November 16, 2011

Let’s get one thing clear, no one wins in a game of millionaires and billionaires. The NBA lockout...

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