Chasing Showtime: The Dubs Road to 33-0

By: Tyler Chuck The Golden State Warriors have had an epic start to the 2015-16 campaign. They’ve already had the best start in NBA history now at 18-0, besting the previous record of 15-0. That zero in the loss column sounds awfully nice. If you thought last year was good, this year could be even…

How to Annoy a Fan Base in 49 Easy Steps

By: Tyler Chuck “You might not know this, you might not believe it… but once upon a time the San Francisco 49ers were a dynasty.” To be honest, most fans remember the dynastic qualities of the Niners, but it feels like a mere twilight at this point. The glory days feel like a long time…

Root for Chaos: doomsday for the CFP

By Spencer Bowen I remember the night I rooted for Stanford. Not just in a “it would be fun if Stanford won” kind of way. Not in a “I want Stanford to win because it helps Cal” way. No, in an honest-to-goodness passionately rooting for Stanford way. You probably remember the game, too. Stanford beat…

One of the Boys? A Female Perspective on Being a Sports Fan

By: Rosemary Schandelmier It’s no coincidence that I grew up loving sports. My dad is a former Gonzaga basketball player and my mom is a Cal Alum who guided my family into becoming avid Cal fans. Throw in the fact that both my parents are Giants, Forty-Niners, and Warriors fans, it makes perfect sense that…

We need to talk about Justin Bieber.

By Spencer Bowen Like the ever-changing hair situation atop his head, Justin Bieber hasn’t always been good. But like his sometimes majestic and sometimes disastrous locks, he has always been interesting. There was never any denying his talent or his boyish good looks – even when he decided that egging a neighbor’s house was a…

2015 NFL Week 11 Viewing Guide and Betting Perspective

By: Sam Seider Hello all- some quick notes on the upcoming week 11 before we look at some of the key matchups. Week 11 features 14 games (1,12,1 – Thursday, Sunday, Monday) with 9 home favorites, 1 pickem, and 4 road favorites. The 4 road favorites are Raiders (-2.5) at LIONS, Cowboys (-1) at DOLPHINS,…

Fearsome four: The four college football teams you don’t want to play right now.

By: Spencer Bowen It’s not entirely clear what criteria the College Football Playoff selection committee uses when selecting its top four. In our latest ESPN special-reveal-of-a-top-four-that-won’t-matter-for-five-more-weeks (but brings in ratings on a Tuesday!) we were graced with no. 1 Clemson, no. 2 Alabama, no. 3 Ohio State, and no. 4 Notre Dame. The committee is clearly…