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Indecent Exposure: Swimsuit Edition

Indecent Exposure: Swimsuit Edition

Sheila Subramanian, Staff Writer
October 4
Filed under Columns, Fall Sports, Water Polo - Boys, Water Polo - Girls

Let’s be honest. It isn’t very often that you see a water polo player, swimmer, or diver not walking around in their revealing attire at practice. It’s simple: these sports have made us increasingly comfortable with fewer clothes on. Commonly known as a “deck change”, more and more aquatic...

And we’re off: College football kick-off

And we’re off: College football kick-off

Zach Rizk, Columnist
September 8
Filed under College Sports, Columns, Top Stories

There really aren’t many things that I love as much as college football. Questionably better than my prized Chick-Fil-A, it's easy for me to acknowledge the month of September, of college football, as the most wonderful time of year. This year, it didn't take long for the action to get rolling. Wi...

Analyzing Manziel: Actions expressing priorities

Analyzing Manziel: Actions expressing priorities

Zach Rizk, Columnist
August 26
Filed under College Sports, Columns, Football, Top Stories

Johnny Manziel. Johnny 'Football'. Johnny Heisman. We’ve all heard the nicknames for last year's Heisman trophy winner. But when was the last time you heard someone acknowledge the young phenomenon simply as a college student? It’s hard to acknowledge Manziel as a college student; something that t...

More than just a game

More than just a game

Jonny Glazier
April 26
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...

The Viking tries Rockin’ Jump

The Viking tries Rockin’ Jump

Ami Drez
April 26
Filed under Columns, Top Stories, Viking Tries

On Saturday April 13, Viking staff member Ami Drez drove out to Rockin’ Jump, a trampoline park in San Carlos. Upon her arrival, after about a 20-minute drive, Drez was required to sign an electronic waiver via the four computers provided. After filling out the waiver, Rockin’ Jump charged her $12 for ...

First and 10: Breaking the bank

First and 10: Breaking the bank

Austin Poore
April 26
Filed under Columns, First and 10, Top Stories

Right in the middle of March Madness, news quietly broke regarding two of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) marquee players: Tigers’ ace Justin Verlander and Giants’ catcher Buster Posey each signed record-setting long-term deals with their respective teams. Posey signed a nine-year, $167 million...

North Korean sports feel the effects of rising tensions within the country

North Korean sports feel the effects of rising tensions within the country

Niall Patrick, Staff Writer
April 26
Filed under Columns, Pro Sports, Top Stories

On July 25, 2012, days before the opening ceremony for the London Olympics, the North Korean women’s soccer team was scheduled to play Colombia. Even before the game started, problems began to arise. A North Korean player's name was announced when all of a sudden, a loud uproar rang out through t...

The great debate: Mike Rice

The great debate: Mike Rice

Jonny Glazier and Rohit Ramkumar
April 26
Filed under Basketball - Boys, Columns, Great Debate, Top Stories

Did the sports community and the entire nation overreact to the Mike Rice incident or did they react the right way? Rohit: I think that people are overreacting to this whole incident. Keep in mind, I am in no way condoning Mike Rice’s actions. Rather, I believe that the outside world is looking...

Don’t take stock in it

Don’t take stock in it

Jonny Glazier, Columnist
April 19
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Scrollbox, Top Stories

The month of April is a nerve-wracking month for high school students and collegiate athletes alike. It’s a time of scrutinous judgment where they are frequently told, “sorry, but you’re just not up to our standards.” Now what is it that elite collegiate athletes and nervous high school students...

From all to no stars

From all to no stars

Josh Stern, Staff Writer
March 31
Filed under Columns, Pro Sports, Top Stories

Every team has had them. The Niners had Montana. The Dolphins had Marino. Even the Lions, who never won a Super Bowl, had Sanders. Effective and impact all-stars that stayed with their teams in good times, and in bad. Money wasn’t the first thing on their mind; it was the thought of commitment and...

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