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SPORTS COLUMN: NBA All-Star Game put profits over people

By Paul Quick The NBA All-Star Game is an annual gathering of the league’s best players. It typically comes during the mid-season break and, under normal circumstances, it is considered a high point of the season and a great honor to be selected to play in. During the age of COVID-19, however, nothing is normal.

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NBA: Los Angeles Clippers fall short in final minutes against Milwaukee Bucks

By Jesus Coronel The Los Angeles Clippers fell in the final seconds to another MVP-worthy performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.  The game was close until its final minutes. With 4:01 left to go, Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard nailed a shot that propelled Los Angeles to a 100-96 lead. The Bucks then rallied

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Sports Column: Women’s sports deserve more viewership, wage gap unfair

By Daniela Ramirez The gender wage gap in sports is a taboo subject to most Americans. Sexism and lack of representation is, in my opinion, the reason for this wage gap.  The problem isn’t the ability of these amazing women, it’s the lack of mass media representation. Less people watching means less money, and that’s

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Opinion: NBA COVID-19 regulations see success, MLB’s do not

By Erik Galicia Be like the NBA. The COVID-19 safety protocols they unveiled in June are based on CDC guidance and involve constant testing for players and staff who live in what has come to be known as “The Bubble.” Only 22 of the NBA’s 30 teams were invited to the bubble this season, which

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First active gay athlete redefines masculinity

By Travis West | Sports Editor Jason Collins redefines masculinity. The 34-year-old NBA center publicly came out of the closet and in doing so became the first active male athlete in a major American sport to make the announcement. “I’m black and I’m gay.” Collins said in an interview with journalist Fran Lidz in the

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