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Students and faculty weigh in on NFL and breast cancer

Members of the San Francisco 49ers sport pink attire in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Brusly Voong, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

In October of every year since 2009, the NFL has always taken part in the battle against breast cance...

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, 85, and wide receiver Michael Crabtree, 15, are just two of the many 49ers injured this season.

Now is not the time to panic 49ers fans

September 25, 2013

After the San Francisco 49ers got manhandled at home Sunday afternoon by the Indianapolis Colts, many...

NFL enhances football experience through new policy

NFL enhances football experience through new policy

September 22, 2013

We all know it’s a hard task for most of us women to pack lightly, especially when it comes to our...

Fall Flavors for Everyone

Fall Flavors for Everyone

Ben Brown, Staff Writer

September 22, 2013

With weather in the mid-90s as it currently is, one of the last things I think about is hot coffee. One of...

Football system not ready for breaking the gender mold

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

March 23, 2013

NFL history was made March 3. when the first woman to participate in the regional scouting combine took to the field of the New York Jets practice facility. Laura Silberman, a former club soccer player at the University of Wisconsin, tried out as a place-kicker and attempted two kicks. The first went for 19 yards, and the...

An increase in player safety is a necessary evil

Sean Thomas, Connection Staff

March 13, 2013

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...

Officials are hurting sports with their whistles

Cody Durham, Connection Staff

October 18, 2012

Referees are the police of the sports world. They enforce the rules of the game, make split-second decisions and prevent any team or player from exploiting aspects of the game, all from a neutral standpoint. Their sole purpose is to provide the fairest outcome possible within the parameters of the sport. However, do referees ab...

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...

Raiders’ owner remembered by students and staff

Imran Majid, Connection staff

October 19, 2011

When the Oakland Raiders secured their victory over the Houston Texans on Oct. 9, a day after the death of their controversial owner Al Davis, a bittersweet celebration ensued for the franchise. After safety Michael Huff intercepted a pass in the red zone on the final play, Raiders head coach Hue Jackson fell to his knees...

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