The Bottom 10: All Star Game Jerseys and the Players Who Wore Them

By Josh Schiesl All-Star Games are supposed to be an outlet for showcasing the league’s most skillful players but there has been an unfortunate hilarious trend in online fan voting over the last few years where the completely wrong players are either being chosen as starters or close to chosen as starters. Major League Baseball…

Bachelor Recap: Week 4

By Spencer Bowen Amidst the smoldering wreckage of Olivia’s frontrunner status, week 4 of The Bachelor presented us with an interesting conundrum: Do we really want a decent, honest guy as the bachelor? And do we want episodes filled with semi-nice dates with likable women? Week 4 gave us what we all say we want…

The Year Ahead in Sports Films

By Sarah Hoover As Tom Hanks so sagely taught us, there’s no crying in baseball. (Also, you should watch your fluid intake when you’re about to meet the POTUS. But I digress.) There may not be crying in baseball, but if you’re like me, there is certainly crying in films about baseball. And hockey. And…

Bachelor Recap: Week 3

By Spencer Bowen Real quotes from this week’s episode: “Perfection is so lame” “I feel a heaviness in the room” “I’m nervous but it’s also relaxing” “I know his heart” “It’s like this whole big miniature castle” “I didn’t know you couldn’t pick the ball up with your hands” “Don’t ever expect anything from humans”…

Roundtable Discussion on Chip Kelly

On January 14th, 2016, Chip Kelly was hired as Niners head coach.  But is this good news?  We discuss. What do you like about the Chip Kelly hire? Chuck: I love that the Chip Kelly hire represents hope.  As a fan, you’ve got to love Chip’s passion for the game.  He wants to win, badly….

Bachelor Recap: Week 2

By Spencer Bowen The second installment of Ben Higgins’ quest for ForeverLove™ came and went, filling the hours between “it’s not that late!” and “wow, it’s bedtime.” Rivalries formed, some women revealed themselves as truly boring, and Ben (in the most gentlemanly way possible) gave a lot of hints as to who truly has a chance and who…

A Night with Bill Walton

By Spencer Bowen As I settled in to watch Cal men’s basketball lose in frustrating fashion once again, I thought to myself: Hey, it’s a Bill Walton game. Why not keep track of how many times the well-documented crazy dude says ‘Conference of Champions’ in reference to the Pac-12 Conference? What began as an innocent…

Bachelor Recap: Week 1

By Spencer Bowen As we move past the crisp leaves of autumn, to the cool and clear mornings of winter, and now into the torrential downpour of an early spring drenched in extra spicy El Niño sauce, we come upon an entirely different season – one that is reliable, makes you feel like you’re losing…