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We Believe

Peter Snodgrass and Ben Cleasby

October 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Last Word

The San Francisco Giants will win the 2016 World Series. The Golden State Warriors will come back from the 2016 NBA Finals lose and win the 2017 NBA Championship. The Oakland A’s will develop a better farm system. The San Francisco 49ers will bounce back in the next four years under the leadership...

A changing game

A changing game

Zach Levitan, Social Commissioner

November 12, 2014


Filed under Columns, Last Word, Top Stories

Every team has an identity. No matter what the sport is, all teams have a unique integrity that is usually based off of the characteristics of its players. The personality of a team changes over the years with the players and coaches. These changes are visible in almost every team in all sports. Take...

More than just a game

More than just a game

Jonny Glazier

April 26, 2013


Filed under Columns, Last Word, Top Stories

It was a moment that I hope to wipe clean from my memory someday, but one I’ll never forget. One of those “where were you when...?” type events. As I flipped to CNN, I saw a chilling cloud of smoke rise from streets I knew all too well. Multiple bombs had gone off at the finish line of the Boston...

Real Talk

Real Talk

Jonny Glazier, Columnist

February 22, 2013


Filed under Columns, Last Word

As a Bills fan, I have one, overwhelming fear about the 2013 season. No it’s not that Bills may lose every single game they play. Nor is it that the Bills may perform so poorly that they may move out of Buffalo. My crippling fear about the Bills’ year in 2013 is that they may draft Manti Te’o.You may ...

Oppor2nities

Oppor2nities

December 15, 2012


Filed under Columns, Last Word

The role that sports should play in our society has suddenly become a hot topic in the media. In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, the New York Knicks lit up Madison Square Garden in an emotional victory over the villainous Miami Heat. At that moment in time, the Knicks served...

#FantasyProblems

#FantasyProblems

Jonny Glazier, Columnist

October 2, 2012


Filed under Columns, Last Word

It is an unwritten rule of fantasy football that one may have a little something-something on the side with players who aren’t from his or her favorite team. While this lechery may be slightly more frowned upon in the realm of matrimony, it’s perfectly Kosher when we’re talking about fantasy brass...

The Last Rules

Brennan Miller, Columnist

November 18, 2011


Filed under Columns, Football, Last Word

Friday is game day. And game day usually entails a meal at Panda Express. But a few weeks ago it was different. That game day meal was more special than the rest. I’m waiting in line with some other Panda goers and lo and behold, in walks Steve Young! Previously, I detailed my love of the 49ers ...

My First Last Word

Brennan Miller, Columnist

October 11, 2011


Filed under Columns, Football, Last Word

I’ve had 49ers season tickets my entire life. From the age of five on, I have spent countless fall Sunday afternoons sitting on a hard orange seat behind Big Mike. Big Mike and his son are at every game. Always. Rain or shine, they show up at Candlestick Park—woops, Monster Park—and turn into...

The Last Word

The Last Word

Michael Cullen

June 9, 2011


Filed under Last Word

I had to do it. They said I could relinquish the reins after last issue, and give up my spot on the last page, but I wanted the chance to pull out me ol’ quill and ink for the Viking one last time. And when I say that, “after this I’m done”, I mean it in the literal sense, and not the way Brett...

The Last Straw

The Last Straw

Michael Cullen, Columnist

March 11, 2011


Filed under Columns, Last Word

Seriously guys, the bandwagon will not be able to move if anyone else gets on. This is the greatest time of year for sports, hands down. Not only is there 40+ hours of football airing from Saturday morning to Sunday night, but the World Series has just finished, while the NHL and NBA seasons are only...

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