COMMENTARY: The sports world misses basketball dearly

It’s only been a little more than a month since the NBA shut down — since then, our everyday lives have changed dramatically in almost every way possible. While sports are among the least of the world’s concerns, sports fans suffer everywhere.

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In the zone: Pomona-Pitzer athletes use mindfulness meditation to enhance performance

Before hitting every shot, the PGA Tour professional and former No. 1 golfer in the world, Jason Day, steps back from his ball, and strangely begins to close his eyes. For 10 seconds, Day pictures the exact swing, ball-flight, and landing spot of the shot that he is about to

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Ta’s Timeout: A solution to meaningless international friendlies? The UEFA Nations League

This past summer, the largest sporting event in the world brought together millions of people, as the 2018 FIFA World Cup showed us all how national pride impacts football’s biggest stage. However, those who watch football regularly know that international football is not always played at the highest level, when

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Michigan’s ‘Revenge Tour,’ and one of my own

It’s rare for someone to make a life-altering decision in first grade. It’s even rarer for that decision to be about sports. Yet, that’s exactly what happened to me. I grew up in Columbus, Ohio, the home of the Ohio State Buckeyes. If you’ve ever been to Columbus, you don’t

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Ta’s Timeout: What could have been: A disappointing end to a great inaugural season for LAFC

In the beginning of the 2018 Major League Soccer season, Los Angeles football fans had plenty of reason to be excited and hopeful. Expansion squad Los Angeles Football Club was expected to bring a new dynamic to the league and the five-time MLS Champions LA Galaxy were poised to compete

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The Division III experience: Building a balance between student and athlete

While many factors influence a student-athlete’s choice of college, the athletic experience offered by either Claremont-Mudd-Scripps or Pomona-Pitzer was likely an important one for each student-athlete at the 5Cs. However, as many student-athletes at the college level will find, athletics at the NCAA Division III level can be very different

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Missed opportunities and heartbreak: The Dodgers title drought continues

When the last out of the 2018 MLB season was recorded this past Sunday at Dodger Stadium, there were endless cheers, smiles, and hugs being exchanged all throughout the stadium, but none were to be had or shared by a Los Angeles Dodger. Clayton Kershaw did not pitch well. There

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Ta’s Timeout: Real Madrid sacks Julen Lopetegui just in time

After just four months in charge, Real Madrid has sacked head coach Julen Lopetegui, following their embarrassing 5-1 defeat at the Camp Nou against their biggest rivals, Barcelona. Soccer fans around the world reasonably expected this to happen sooner or later. Before taking the Real Madrid job, Lopetegui was the

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As the NBA season tips off, LeBron James and the new-look Lakers hope to join the league’s elite

“LeBron James, four-time NBA MVP, three-time NBA finals MVP, fourteen-time NBA All Star, and two time Olympic gold medalist has agreed to a four year, $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.” Klutch Sports Group, James’ agency, sent out that simple press release via Twitter July 1, and it

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