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The Bay Divided

The Bay Divided

Antonio Dos Santos Lau

December 17, 2018

Grimy vs. classy. Grit vs. finesse. Town vs. city. These are just a few of the labels that have been associated with the Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers. Ever since the merge of the American and National Football leagues in 1970s, the Raiders and Niners have been locked in a rivalry that...

Hardcore Workout: Swimming the Bay

Hardcore Workout: Swimming the Bay

Maria Bruun-Schmidt

May 7, 2015

Photo by Maria Bruun-Schmidt, edited by Alec Fernandes While most San Franciscans run along the polluted water in the harbor near Fort Mason, a few people have bewildered others by working out in the bay. Meet an open-water triathlete who swims among the boats and oily soil every week to train for ...

Will injuries defeat the Giants?

Tami Benedict

April 9, 2015

Baseball season is back in full swing and the 2014 World Series Champions, the San Francisco Giants, are off to a tremendous start. The Giants just wrapped up a three game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks with Madison Bumgarner, Ryan Vogelsong, and Chris Heston pitching the season openers. The Giants won the series, 2-1, and made a great start to the beginning of baseball season, but not ...

SF State Student to Play Basketball for Manny Pacquiao

SF State Student to Play Basketball for Manny Pacquiao

Danielle Parenteau

February 4, 2015

Robbie Herndon, a basketball player for Manny Pacquiao's team, stands in SF State's gymnasium Tuesday Feb, 3. Photo by Hyunha Kim SF State student Robbie Herndon is unofficially set to play for the team in the Philippines Basketball Association that is coached by boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. ...

Giants’ World Series Trophy Tour to Stop at SF State

Danielle Parenteau

February 2, 2015

The trophies commemorating the San Francisco Giants' World Series victories in 2010, 2012, and 2014 will visit SF State on Wednesday as part of an ongoing tour. The Giants spent more than fifty seasons without winning Major League Baseball's top prize after moving to San Francisco from New York in ...

Quest for Three: Raise your glasses Giants fans

Tami Benedict

October 31, 2014

Orange and black confetti fell in unison with the rain as thousands of Giants fan gathered under umbrellas along Market Street and the Civic Center to watch the 2014 World Series parade, the third parade in five years for the Giants. Two years ago today the Giants were doing this exact same t...

5th Annual Giant Race

Tami Benedict

September 15, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNjNpV2NfuE Photos and Video by Martin Bustamante On a cool, clear, early Sunday morning, rare for the normally foggy city, runners began to line the Embarcadero in front of AT&T Park to participate in the 5th annual Giant Race. The runners gathered together to run ...

A Culture of Violence is Alive and Well in the NFL

Chantel Genest

September 11, 2014

Janay Rice was a victim of domestic violence. As individuals who have never had to walk in the shoes of a victim of abuse, we do not know how to accept that she could endure such treatment, even once, and stay. But as the wave of stories have flooded the Internet with the hashtag #WhyIStayed, it ...

Dropping the Ball

Dropping the Ball

Xpress Mag Staff

May 23, 2014

[widgetkit id=6058] Written by Jessica Mendoza Photos by Gavin McIntyre As you walk down the streets in the Marina district, every corner you turn is bursting with restaurants showcasing the finest meals and small boutique shops that carry the cutest clothes. The Marina is the perfect place wh...

Barry Bonds: On the Road to Redemption

Xpress Mag Staff

May 11, 2014

  Written by Jessica Mendoza The name Barry Bonds immediately evokes memories of steroids and legal indiscretions. He’s known as the man who took the home-run king title away from Hank Aaron while parading around as the villain of baseball. But let’s forget all of Barry Bonds’ woes. Move on. But it seems a lot easier wri...

Jumping off the bandwagon

Jumping off the bandwagon

Xpress Mag Staff

February 21, 2014

Written by Jessica Mendoza Now that baseball season is just around the corner, Giants fans are preparing themselves for another exciting season by sporting their Giants gear and rushing the ticket booths for the best seats possible. On February 1, 2014,  AT&T Park swarmed with attendees of t...

Summer Ignites Winter

Summer Ignites Winter

Xpress Mag Staff

December 17, 2013

Words and Photos by Mike Hendrickson Summer Fenton began snowboarding when she was four years old.  By age six she was competing and had picked up her first sponsorship. When Mammoth Mountain opened November 7th, a month earlier than the slopes in Tahoe, Fenton was among the first groups ...

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