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Opinion: Zion Williamson and the case for paying college athletes

Opinion: Zion Williamson and the case for paying  college athletes

Loki Olin, Features Editor

May 4, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Sports

“No one is bigger than the game.” The age-old adage serves as a reminder of humility for aspiring basketball players around the world, and the saying holds true for most athletes. However, an exception has arisen in the form of Zion Williamson, Duke University’s superstar freshman and the 2019 ...

Cycling shows prevalence among Urban Students

August Ackley, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

In the spring of 2017, the Urban School of San Francisco began offering an indoor cycling class in addition to rock climbing, strength & conditioning, and other physical activity classes. Cycling is a way for Urban School students to earn their physical activity credits and exercise socially wi...

High schools, coaches consider new steps to deal with concussions

Jason Cinti, Staff Writer

November 17, 2011


Filed under Sports

Ever played a sport that involved some sort of physical contact? If so, then it may be a surprise to learn about the life-threatening consequences that a blow to the head could cause. “In the United States, the annual incidence of sports-related concussion is estimated at 300,000,” according to...

Tiger returning to the game, but not as an icon

Tiger returning to the game, but not as an icon

Jason Cinti, Staff writer

March 30, 2010


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

You don’t have to know a thing about golf to realize that sports lost one of its all-time heroes when Tiger Woods crashed his SUV in Florida last November. Unfortunately, Tiger joins a long list of sports heroes whose off-field exploits have tarnished their success. On Feb. 19, Tiger apologized...

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