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Well-known NWSL athletes opting to play overseas could prove worrisome for the popularity of the league

Coupled with budget cuts, the transfer of overseas players could harm the NWSL

Aria Khalique, Multimedia Editor

October 12, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many US players have not been able to play during the regular NWSL (National Women’s Soccer League) season. This is why many stars of the NWSL have moved to play for European club teams leaving the best women’s soccer league in the world questioning how to retain viewe...

Padres go all in, A’s acquire dual All Stars, and Giants sit back as the trade deadline concludes

Arya Patel, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

The San Diego Padres make the biggest splash of the trade deadline acquiring star Cleveland Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger alongside outfielder Greg Allen, and a player to be named later as they make a push for the 2020 World Series.    Clevinger boasts a 43-23 all-time record with the second best ea...

US sports pause during powerful protests

Professional sports takes a knee in honor of Jacob Blake and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement

Romir Chandra, Soham Kinhikar, and Lauren Chen

September 29, 2020

Shock rippled through Kenosha, Wis. on Sunday, Aug. 23 after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, causing nationwide sports teams to protest police brutality and systemic racism. Officer Rusten Sheskey, who is white, shot Blake, 29, seven times in the back as he got into a car where his ...

The show must go on: sports during COVID-19

The show must go on: sports during COVID-19

Soham Kinhikar, Sports Editor

September 28, 2020

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ESPN’s “The Last Dance” highlights the dark side of Michael Jordan’s glory days

ESPN’s “The Last Dance” highlights the dark side of Michael Jordan’s glory days

Riya Mehta, Multimedia Editor

May 28, 2020

First released on Apr. 19, “The Last Dance” is a new documentary series based on Michael Jordan’s prime years in the NBA with the Chicago Bulls, more specifically the final championship season in 1997-98. The ten-part documentary contains never-seen-before footage, as well as in-depth interviews ...

2020 first-ever virtual NFL Draft proceeds securely

The 2020 NFL Draft was the first virtual draft in the history of the NFL. League commissioner Roger Goodell is announcing all draft picks from his house. All general managers, coaches, and draft prospects are tuning in from their homes.

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

May 28, 2020

Due to concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Football League (NFL) conducted the 2020 NFL Draft virtually for the first time in the history of the league. Regardless of the new method, the fan following of the draft continued to stay active. Initially, the draft was going to be held gr...

Judge partly dismisses the USWNT’s charges against US Soccer in the ongoing wage discrimination case

Judge partly dismisses the USWNT’s charges against US Soccer in the ongoing wage discrimination case

Aria Khalique and Helen Kang

May 28, 2020

On May 1, 2020, California Federal Judge R. Gary Klauser dismissed two out of the three claims made by the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) in their ongoing wage discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF). Klauser determined that the women earned more than the men in the...

Michael Schneider: a Bohemian ultrarunner in the making

Schneider (center) races at the Scott Bauhs Invitational on Sept. 28, 2019.

Eva Shen and Harshita Neralla

March 16, 2020

It was mile 17, and Michael Schneider wanted to throw up.  The running-crazed DV senior and aspiring ultrarunner was taking on the California International Marathon, his first ever. By mile 13 he was already feeling the strain in his legs, far too early, and the unshakable notion that the next ha...

Men’s Volleyball faces tough start with two consecutive losses

Sneha Cheenath and Jade Wang

March 9, 2020

On Feb. 25, Dougherty Valley Men’s Volleyball put up a strong fight against San Ramon Valley at home but eventually lost with an overall record of 3-0. The sets went 25-14, 25-17 and 25-23.  The first set had an auspicious start, with Dougherty getting the first point. But a slow defensive response ...

Australian bushfires spark activism at Australian Open

The Australian Open commenced on Jan. 19 despite smoke engulfing Melbourne Arena as a result of the Australian bushfires. Many matches were affected leading players to donate parts of winnings to fire relief.

Aria Khalique, Multimedia Editor

March 7, 2020

The Australian Open began on Sunday, Jan. 19, in spite of poor air quality caused by the Australian bushfires. Though the Melbourne Arena wasn’t directly affected by the fires, poor air quality still affected some players, inspiring activism in many. World No. 180 Dalia Jakupovic suffered a sev...

Dougherty Valley responds to Kobe’s death

NBA legend Kobe Bryant died on Jan. 26, leaving a profound impact on the basketball world.

Mahika Arya and Lauren Chen

March 5, 2020

On Jan. 26, 2020, a legend was lost. NBA great Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others died when Bryant’s personal helicopter crashed into a hillside during foggy conditions in Calabasas, California. His sudden death at 41 shocked not just the basketball community, but t...

NBA should pay tribute to Kobe Bryant with logo change

The NBA should revise its logo player from All-Star Jerry West to the late Kobe Bryant.

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

March 5, 2020

On Jan. 26, NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year old daughter Gianna, six family friends and the helicopter pilot died due to a fatal helicopter crash on the hills of Calabasas near Los Angeles, California. Dying at the untimely age of 41, Bryant inspired many people of all careers because of his “M...

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