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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....

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...

Scandals are too much for NFL fans to stomach

Scandals are too much for NFL fans to stomach

February 6, 2018

As a die-hard San Francisco 49er fan, I grew up watching the dynasty built by Bill Walsh, Joe Montana,...

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 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...

The game we once loved slips into an era of disgrace

The game we once loved slips into an era of disgrace

October 29, 2016

The National Football League and the game of football itself has captivated many Americans’ televisions...

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. ...

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

Matt Johnson, Editor

April 21, 2016

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

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...

NFL’s highest paid employee cashes in from the luxury box

NFL’s highest paid employee cashes in from the luxury box

February 26, 2016

In recent years, the National Football League has seen a boom in profits and the driving force behind th...

Team relocations leave cities picking up the pieces

Team relocations leave cities picking up the pieces

February 8, 2016

When the NFL announced the St. Louis Rams were relocating to Los Angeles, it was seen as an outstanding m...

NFL’s uniform policy shows hypocrisy of its breast cancer awareness month campaign

Matt Johnson, Editor

October 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

In the midst of the NFL’s “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” campaign, the true hypocrisy of the league’s policies and their selective enforcement was shown. No example shines brighter than the NFL cracking down and disciplining athletes for uniform violations. Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams and defen...

Tradition is no excuse for continued NFL racism

Tradition is no excuse for continued NFL racism

September 30, 2014

While the NFL is plagued by new issues, including problems with players engaging in domestic abuse and dru...

TCS: NFL gets it wrong when doing the right thing

TCS: NFL gets it wrong when doing the right thing

September 13, 2014

NFL running back Ray Rice was fired from the Baltimore Ravens in September, his remaining contract worth...

The Cheap Seats: What to do with Johnny Manziel

The Cheap Seats: What to do with Johnny Manziel

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014

Filed under Off-Campus Sports, Sports, The Cheap Seats

He’s too hot headed, he has durability issues, he’s too small and he doesn’t fit the mold. Those...

Michael Sam: Media must be more responsible

Michael Sam: Media must be more responsible

February 28, 2014

Former University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam made headlines on Feb. 9, when he announced he ...

It’s time the extra point goes away

It’s time the extra point goes away

February 12, 2014

Quick, let’s make a bet. A bet in which the odds of you winning is 99.5 percent and the odds of the ...

TCS: Sportsmanship lost upon Richard Sherman

TCS: Sportsmanship lost upon Richard Sherman

February 2, 2014

January 19 marked the day where I stopped caring about the current football season, or so I thought. ...

The story of a team that isn’t there

The story of a team that isn’t there

December 12, 2013

HISTORY As 2013 comes to an end, sports fans all across the country will be preparing for the United...

Now is the time for CRC football

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

The band, the atmosphere, the tailgating, all things that are in Cosumnes River College’s reach, but sadly aren’t a reality. With the recent renovation of CRC’s stadium, complete with turf, additional seating and of course decked out in the blue and orange of CRC, questions have surfaced about the use of it. While ...

Action needs to be taken to end NFL showboating

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Win at all costs. It’s what children hear when they grow up playing sports, and it’s what our favorite athletes hear every day. But when is simply beating someone not enough? For players in the National Football League, that question seems to be put in the back of their minds, along with their maturity. In the Monday...

The NFL has a chance to get it right, but probably won’t

The NFL has a chance to get it right, but probably won’t

Zach Hannigan, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

Filed under Sports, The Cheap Seats

Chiefs, Braves, Warriors and Redskins. All names that are used when representing our favorite sports...

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