The South Korean Women’s Archery team continues to dominate in the Olympics. A couple of big MLB names have announced their retirement, and Tim Tebow wants to play professional baseball.
This week’s edition of Inside The League covers the mega deal for the UFC, the MLB All-Star Game, Draymond Green’s arrest and more. To listen to the full episode go to http://mixlr.com/global-sports-network/.
This year’s March Madness tournament has stirred up more than just people’s brackets. The pay-for-play debate has been reignited in the wake of the tournament’s major TV deals and seemingly never ending 63-game schedule. The Numbers According to Wallethub.cm, a small business and financial help website, CBS/Turner Broadcasting paid $10.4 billion to the NCAA for… Read More Should student-athletes be paid?
Since he was five, Mike Baca, Chico State’s basketball and baseball broadcaster, knew he was going to be a sports announcer. Even at an early age, he would turn down the volume of Warriors games, turn on the cassette recorder and tape himself talking over the plays, Baca said. “It was like tunnel vision,” he… Read More Mike Baca Voice of the Wildcats
Fighters at StandAlone MMA gym in Chico have gotten used to being kicked, punched and thrown to the ground as a part of the job. “That’s my ultimate goal — not to get punched in the face,” said Ryan Hamilton, a senior exercise physiology major. “But you know, it just happens.” Hamilton and a slew… Read More Students Shed Love for MMA
Most sports fans find nothing more satisfying to watch than their favorite team blowing out its opponent. But the majority of baseball leagues have prevented this from ever happening. Even though college players are considered adults, they are still subject to the “mercy rule.” The mercy rule ends a baseball or softball game if too… Read More Mercy Rule Stirs Debate Amongst Athletes
Martial arts devotees came together at City Plaza on Sunday to practice tai chi in memory of the late Lenny Vavallette in what was dubbed Sifu Lenny Day. The gathering was organized by Vavallette’s martial arts successor, Farshad Azad, the owner of Azad’s Martial Arts Family Center in Chico. Doing tai chi in the park… Read More Crowd Gathers Downtown to Support Late Tai Chi Grandmaster