Baseball fans are excited to say goodbye to winter storms, and hello to spring sunshine, as Major League Baseball's (MLB) spring training will officially begin play on Feb. 23. Cold weather is a rarity in Southern California. But blistering cold temperatures elsewhere in the country render us the lucky ones. Imagine having to shovel snow every morning to get to your car or 45-mph winds and snow impeding your five block stroll to the office. The daily grind of the elements can be exhausting. A day at the ballpark may be just the remedy, which is another reason why millions of fans are counting down the days until spring (training). Not only has the weather been stark, so has the … [Read more...] about Patiently waiting for Spring training
By Lena Torres |Staff Writer| The 2011-2012 NBA season is in doubt, leading some students to worry about not being able to watch their favorite players compete for NBA glory. The owners have locked out their players as part of a labor dispute causing the season to be in danger. “I’m not shaving until I see a Lakers Post game report!” said David Abry, who is sporting an already epic beard. Obviously, the possibility of a cancelled season is leading some students to take drastic measures while others understand the lockout. “I support the lockout. Players and owners need to come to an agreement. I hear there may not be a season until the New Year,” said Abry, a student here at … [Read more...] about NBA lock-out what?
By Kiera Thomas Staff Writer All eyes are on the NBA “trade season,” as the final push toward the playoffs begins. All-Star weekend gave fans incredible plays, near impossible dunks, but also signified the new level of intensity needed to make it to the post-season. There are just over 20 games remaining in the regular season. Teams like the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs are focusing on sharpening their skills and executing on offense and defense. “I am not worried about the Lakers this year, but I can see a lot of teams in the Eastern Conference preparing for next year,” said Sylvester Bell. However, other teams looked to trade for superstar players to reach the … [Read more...] about NBA creating “dream teams”