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NFL players’ misconduct caused by violent culture of football

NFL players’ misconduct caused by violent culture of football

Football’s violent culture Junior varsity football is an eye-opening experience. It starts the during the fading weeks of the summer  as a one or two week training camp premised on the purported character building qualities of violence and depravity. In it you learn the 5 or 10-year-old pads assigned to you protect against little more […]

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Athletics modernizes the CSUN brand

Athletics modernizes the CSUN brand

Athletic facilities receive a facelift as part of the athletic department's rebranding campaign

CSUN’s complete overhaul of the Matador logo, athletics uniforms, the Matadome and the perimeters surrounding the athletic fields took steps towards Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Brandon Martin’s vision for the entire athletic department. “We want to be put in the same token as USC and UCLA,” Martin said. “Our goal is to become an elite […]

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Stinson killing it for the Matadors

Stinson killing it for the Matadors

Stinson leads the Matadors by racking up the kills

When Cieana Stinson started her freshman year of high school she wanted to be a cheerleader but thanks to a very persuasive coach, this Big West Player of the Week awardee turned to volleyball and never looked back. Stinson, who is now in her junior year of college, has made an impact on the Matadors’ […]

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Roger Goodell and the NFL Players’ personal conduct

Roger Goodell and the NFL Players’ personal conduct

Allow Goodell and the NFL an opportunity to sort out their public relations nightmare.

  $44.2 million is what NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly earned in the 2013 fiscal year. What is certainly a large amount for a person who does not even play a down of football, Goodell has been earning his salary with the amount of headlines the NFL has captured recently. Josh Gordon’s initial season ban, […]

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Women’s Volleyball: USD Invitational Recap

Even with crushing lost to top ranked Stanford, CSUN leaves USD with two wins and individual honors

CSUN’s (9-3) weekend travels to the Jenny Craig Pavilion  were not spoiled by Saturday’s dominating loss at the hands of the No. 1 ranked Stanford Cardinals (12-0),  because the Matadors finished the USD Invitational with two wins and one loss. Entering their final match of the weekend tournament, CSUN did not stand a chance in […]

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Women’s Soccer: CSUN offense catches fire against Weber State

Women’s Soccer: CSUN offense catches fire against Weber State

  Cool heads and cooler climates proved favorable for the Matadors (3-5-1) as they shot back from Friday’s loss with a big 4-0 win over Weber State Wildcats (3-6-0) at Matador Soccer Field. In their second of three games at home, CSUN proved that their a contender this season with four individual goals earned Tabatha […]

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Men’s Soccer: Matadors held to scoreless, draw against Nebraska Omaha

Men’s Soccer: Matadors held to scoreless, draw against Nebraska Omaha

The Matadors’ held off the Nebraska Omaha Mavericks (3-2-1) to a scoreless draw in double overtime despite playing with 10 men in the final minutes of the match at Titan Stadium in Fullerton. Senior forward Edwin Rivas was shown a red card in the 70th minute, but the Matadors played the Mavericks to a tough […]

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Women’ s Soccer: Matadors mauled by Arizona State

Women’ s Soccer: Matadors mauled by Arizona State

CSUN women’s soccer (2-5-1) took their first home loss (2-0) of the season Friday night in a non-conference match against Arizona State’s (7-1-1) top notch offense. The Matadors came out aggressive in the first half with 9 fouls out of the season high 16  they would end the game with. The Sun Devils followed closely […]

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Coast to Coast travels for an experienced Men’s Basketball team: Story Map

Coast to Coast travels for an experienced Men’s Basketball team: Story Map
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Matadome is the new Blacktop

Matadome is the new Blacktop

Athletic Department officially reveals the redesigned Blacktop Matadome court for faculty and staff

The new floor of the Matadome was introduced to the faculty and staff on Thursday, Sept. 18 with the Blacktop at the Matadome event. Brandon Martin, director of intercollegiate athletics, suggested the event was an important step in bringing the entire CSUN community together. “We’re one team, one family, with one goal, and that goal […]

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Men’s Golf: Matadors late-surge not enough to move up from 14th place

The Men’s golf team slumped to a fourteenth place finish on Tuesday’s final round of the Saint Mary’s Invitational in Seaside, California. The Matadors closed the three-round, two-day Invitational 49-over par, posting rounds of 311-299-303, while hosts Saint Mary’s fell agonizingly short by a single stroke to finish runners up to San Diego. Bayonet and […]

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Women’s Soccer: Matadors end away shut-out streak against Missouri

Women’s Soccer: Matadors end away shut-out streak against Missouri

CSUN (2-4-1) ended a lengthy road shutout streak despite taking a 3-1 loss Sunday against Missouri (5-1-2) in their second matchup of the weekend. Junior Lyndsey Preston scored her first goal for the season and the only match point for the Matadors. The Matadors came out strong scoring in the first 20 minutes but the […]