The Renegade Rip

The big league is not all that great

The big league is not all that great

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When talking about professional wrestling, everyone thinks about WWE (or WWF as it used to be called back in early 2000s) and John Cena or The Rock. WWE...

‘It ain’t over ‘til it’s over’

‘It ain’t over ‘til it’s over’

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

May 3, 2017

Filed under Columns

As Marshawn Lynch readies to don the silver and black of the Raiders after a two-year sabbatical retirement, I can’t help but consider his chances of...

Father of Balls goes too far

Father of Balls goes too far

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

April 21, 2017

Filed under Columns

E9: What you wouldn’t believe about sports.

NFL bust deserves MLB shot

NFL bust deserves MLB shot

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

March 20, 2017

Filed under Columns

I really hope that Tim Tebow makes it to the majors, hits 300-plus home runs, and breaks at least one meaningful record in a career that takes him past...

Tradition over time

Tradition over time

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Columns

Baseball is a classical drama staged outdoors beneath the lights, in front of thousands. Its history spans generations, surviving tragedy and triumph alike....

Same old song same old dance

Sam L. Jaime, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

Filed under Columns

I am so happy the Patriots are back in the Super Bowl, and still waiting for the day sarcasm becomes a font. In arguably their easiest path to the big game by even the most casual of football fans standards, it feels like the Brady/ Belichick-era Patriots are in their 30th appearance. Tom Brady is plastered across ESPN and over-saturating your Facebook feed, and the “deflategate”...

Column: The greatest escape

Column: The greatest escape

Sam L. Jaime, Reporter

December 2, 2016

Filed under Columns

I’m amused when people can’t understand why sports are so important. Sure, no box score or game has ever had any long-lasting impact, and no matter...

Column: Lakers looking up again

Column: Lakers looking up again

Sam L. Jaime, Reporter

November 16, 2016

Filed under Columns

It feels like an eternity when thinking back on the last time the Lakers won it all. Since that epic game seven against Boston, the Lakers have gone through...

Column: LA Rams just don’t feel right

Column: LA Rams just don’t feel right

Sam L. Jaime, Reporter

November 6, 2016

Filed under Columns

I was born about a block or so from where the Lakers used to call home in Inglewood, California. Add to that, the Lakers practice facilities are in nearby...

Column: No dream matchup in 2016

Column: No dream matchup in 2016

Sam L. Jaime, Reporter

October 18, 2016

Filed under Columns

Well, I guess the dream of a Dodgers-Giants National League Championship Series is yet again washed away. Color me not surprised. It’s a matchup ...

Column: Honoring number 16 forever

Column: Honoring number 16 forever

Sam L. Jaime, Reporter

October 5, 2016

Filed under Columns

There are roughly eight billion of us inhabiting this rock, hurling through infinite space. Every day, we grow, laugh, love, and develop throughout...

Column: Officials should be consistent

Column: Officials should be consistent

Sam L. Jaime, Reporter

September 20, 2016

Filed under Columns

I should have come to this conclusion back in 2008 when Paul Pierce flopped to the floor and was literally carried off by teammates in an amount of pain...

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