It all began with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, who sat down during the National Anthem to protest oppression during the 2016 NFL season. Then it transitioned to kneeling during the National Anthem, to make a statement towards people of color being oppressed, as well as honoring and respecting those who served in the armed forces. Many other NFL players have followed Kaepernick to bring more awareness on this issue in America. President Trump doesn’t agree with the protests, stating, “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a b***h off the field right now, out, he’s fired!’ You know, … [Read more...] about NFL Protests
With the playoffs quickly approaching for the NFL, Fantasy Football players are anticipating their playoffs as well. Fantasy football takes an interesting approach to sports as fans create their teams and manage them as the weekly games proceed. At the start of the NFL regular season, Fantasy Football players create their own teams made up of the players from all 32 NFL teams. To get a general idea of what happens in Fantasy Football, Jay Nieto, a player, explains: "There are eight teams, divided into two divisions. The four best records from the league will advance to the playoffs (weeks 14-17)." The players choose their team names and then draft with the other members of … [Read more...] about Fantasy Football 2017
NFL teams are midway into the season, which also means that playoff season is nearby. Last season the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots made it to Super Bowl LI. In the second quarter of the game, the Falcons scored three touchdowns, making the score 21-3. The Patriots went on to score 19 points in the fourth quarter, tying the Falcons at 28, and pushing the game to overtime. The Patriots scored a touchdown and six points were added to the scoreboard for a final score of 34-28 in favor of New England, making them the Super Bowl Champions. The 2017 NFL regular season is at the halfway point, and the Patriots are in the lead in the American Football Conference (AFC) … [Read more...] about Midway into the NFL Season
Country music star Luke Bryan came to San Bernardino at the Glen Helen Amphitheater, on Oct. 27. Granger Smith and Brett Eldredge warmed up the crowd for Luke as the opening acts. The celebration began at 3 p.m. when the parking lot was open and ready to welcome the country seeking tailgaters. A lot of country lovers from all over the Inland Empire and beyond showed up to have a good time. In addition, a lot of RVs were parked, many spent the night camping for the event. The atmosphere of seeing big trucks, handsome men, beautiful women, and the typical jeans/boots vibe was a rush. Tailgating before the actual event is the pregame. Everyone was warming up for the actual event. … [Read more...] about Luke Bryan, Granger Smith and Brett Eldredge in the Inland Empire!
Before becoming the women's head soccer coach, LeBaron Hollimon racked up many years of experience as both a soccer player and coach. “I played, professionally, indoor soccer for ten years from 1991 to 2001," said Hollimon. He began his career with the Wichita Wings in Kansas before moving onto the Edmonton Drillers in Canada, and lastly, the Kansas City Attack. Hollimon enjoyed his time playing professionally, as well as living in different cities. Now he cannot imagine being anywhere else than in San Bernardino. He has a passion for both the sport and coaching. After being an assistant coach to the men’s soccer team in 2014, Hollimon was given the opportunity to be … [Read more...] about Hollimon and Coyotes hopeful for playoffs