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CSUN athletes react to NCAA meal regulations

Balancing school, training and a healthy lifestyle may get easier for CSUN’s student-athletes after the passing of an NCAA regulation which grants scholarship and walk-on athletes unlimited meals. Brianna Elder, junior pitcher for the softball team, knows the difficulty of getting meals after practice. Elder said she and her teammates try to prep meals by […]

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Tennis: Four Matadors honored by Big West Conference

Tennis: Four Matadors honored by Big West Conference

  CSUN placed four Matadors on the 2014 All-Big West Women’s Tennis Team, as the conference announced on Tuesday. Freshmen Vivian Lin and Mickey Hsu earned All-Big West Singles Second Team honors, while Kristen Poei earned All-Big West Doubles Second Team honors. Furthermore, Lin and junior Criss Rodriguez received All-Big West Doubles Honorable Mention. With […]

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Baseball: Matadors ride big inning, late rally for road win in Bakersfield

Baseball: Matadors ride big inning, late rally for road win in Bakersfield

  Despite a rough pitching performance by the Matador staff, CSUN (16-28, 4-8 Big West) broke a six game losing streak and won a their fifth road game as they defeated the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners (17-26, 9-9 WAC) 9-8 Tuesday at Hardt Field. Down 8-7 in the top of the eighth inning, the Matadors […]

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Adam SIlver earns praise for ban of Sterling in first test as NBA comissioner

Adam SIlver earns praise for ban of Sterling in first test as NBA comissioner

  NBA Commissioner Adam Silver faced the first test of his new commissionship just two months after he took the job, as a recording of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling voicing his racial views leaked to the mainstream media. Silver answered any questions about his ethical views by instituting a lifetime ban on Sterling […]

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Men’s Golf: Matadors drop three spots to seventh on day two of championship

Men’s Golf: Matadors drop three spots to seventh on day two of championship

    The Matadors finished in 7th place after day two of the Big West Conference Men’s Championship at The Country Club at Soboba Springs in San Jacinto Monday. Team-wise, the Matadors entered the second round 19-over par. Monday, CSUN finished at 12-over par. The team posted a score of 295 in the first round […]

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First-round quarterbacks, defenders make for must-watch NFL Draft

First-round quarterbacks, defenders make for must-watch NFL Draft

  Normally, the NFL Draft takes place in the last weekend of April. However, the NFL elected to push the three-day spectacle back two weeks this year, making the May 8 through May 10 event even more drawn out. Despite this, the 2014 draft is a worthy viewing rival to the current  NBA and NHL […]

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Among many deserving candidates, few stand out for Manchester United boss

Among many deserving candidates, few stand out for Manchester United boss

    Suffering their worst season in Premier League history since 1992, Manchester United decided to sack manager David Moyes sacked on Tuesday, a hasty but unsurprising decision on a manager barely 10 months into his career.  Although the English Premier League (EPL) is nearing it’s end of the season, the search for a new […]

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Track and Field: CSUN leaves Fresno State with strong performance

Track and Field: CSUN leaves Fresno State with strong performance

  The Matadors had a successful day due in large part to the women’s track and field performers at the Bulldog Invitational, as CSUN finished first in nine of 17 women’s events Saturday at Fresno State. The women’s field events belonged to Northridge, as they finished first or second in six of eight events. Senior […]

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Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall to No. 23 TCU

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall to No. 23 TCU

  The Matador (15-28) struggles in April continued on Sunday, as CSUN fell to the No. 23 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs (30-13) 3-0 at Lupton Stadium in their 12th loss of the month and are now suffering through their second five-game losing streak in three weeks. CSUN had no answer for TCU freshman left-handed […]

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Women’s Water Polo: Matadors enter Big West Tourney on high note despite late losses

Women’s Water Polo: Matadors enter Big West Tourney on high note despite late losses

    The stage is set for the most anticipated Big West Tournament in CSUN women’s water polo history. Despite two straight losses to end the season, the No. 9 Matadors are looking to boost their successful season this weekend at the Big West Tournament. Head coach Marcelo Leonardi has been building a winning tradition […]

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Women’s Tennis: Lin transitions smoothly on and off the court

Women’s Tennis: Lin transitions smoothly on and off the court

    CSUN’s tennis team has been home to the most dangerous backhand in the west this year, and it belongs to a freshman. With two Big West Tennis Athlete of the Week awards in her first season of playing tennis in the US, Vivian Lin has adjusted well on the courts in Northridge. “The […]

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Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall at San Diego State

Baseball: Matadors lose fifth straight, fall at San Diego State

A big inning for San Diego State (29-12) spelled doom for the Matadors (15-25) Tuesday, as CSUN gave up six runs in the bottom of the third inning en route to a 7-5 loss to the San Diego State Aztecs at Tony Gwynn Stadium. After two three-and-out innings to begin the game, sophomore starting right-handed […]

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