Club brings boxing to children

Ask someone why they might want to pick up boxing and you might hear reasons such as getting fit, self-defense or just the enjoyment of it. Ask 17-year-old Justin Stone, though, and he will tell you boxing allows him to “fight and not get in trouble for it.

One common goal, two very different journeys

Brazil and Mexico are approximately 4000 miles apart. Daniel Coelho and Yair Banuelos now live in the same building. Growing up in the third largest city in Brazil, Belo Horizonte, Coelho started playing tennis at the age of nine. It was hard for Coelho to receive much recognition for his play, as soccer is the big sport of the country.

Trip-hop may be dead, Portishead is not

Portishead will always be creepy sounding. Its sound conjures up old spy films, dark alleyways and the foreboding sense that something dark and beautiful has come to get you. Not to mention the band has a certain mystery to its look. It’s been years since Beth Gibbons soberly crooned that nobody loved her on 1994’s “Dummy.

Viewpoints Sports Podcast

Sports editor Mike Meraz, sports writer Marcus Clarke and Insider editor Stephanie Holland discuss the Lakers, the NBA playoffs, LeBron James’ Mother’s Day gift and more… (Run time: 9 minutes 50 seconds)

Two teams enter, one team wins

This year promises to be a great year for the NBA playoffs. In the Western Conference, the Los Angeles Lakers took on the Denver Nuggets. The Lakers continued their hot streak into the playoffs, sweeping the Denver Nuggets 4-0. For the Lakers, Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Lamar Odom, and Derreck Fisher all averaged at least 11 points in the series.

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