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Athletic Performance: What’s weed got to do with it?

Athletic Performance: What's weed got to do with it?

Story and photo by Diani Ellis

May 12, 2020

“I just love weed man!” said former NCAA college athlete Nate Jacob.  Like many other college athletes, Jacob was once part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association at his school. The NCAA, according to their website, is a non-profit organization “dedicated to the well-being and lifelo...

SFSU coach reflects on the current state of sports during COVID-19

SFSU coach reflects on the current state of sports during COVID-19

Diani Ellis

April 30, 2020

“Quarantine got me into the best shape of my life, but [quarantine] has also stopped me from showing off the shape I am in,” said Tom Lyons, a full time Cross Country and Track field coach at San Francisco State University. Since the beginning of March, all outdoor activities and sports have been pu...

Capturing Life From The Half-Pipe

David Gutierrez

Story by Andrea Williams

March 24, 2020

The entrance to the darkroom at San Francisco State University feels more like an entrance to a time machine than a printing room. The door consists of a small circular space, just big enough for about three people, with spinning metal walls that enclose its travelers in complete darkness before ope...

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

Robbie Herndon, a basketball player for Manny Pacquao's team, stands in gymnasium in SF State Tuesday Feb, 3. Photo by Hyunha Kim

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

Myra Navarro (left), of Fighting Falangees Balls of Fury, and Chris Chang, of ASTRO Ballers, play each other during a skeeball match at Bar None, in San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 20th, 2014.
Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress

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...

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