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Who’s in and who’s out in the NBA Western Conference?

Kevin Kiani

March 11, 2013

The playoff hunt in the wild wild western conference is heating up and with the first five seeds essentially sewn up, who will take six through eight? 8th seed - Golden State Warriors It's a shame this young, rejuvenated team has been playing so poorly as of late. They have lost 12 of their las...

Athletes’ agressive nature knows no bounds

Athletes' agressive nature knows no bounds

Kevin Kiani

March 10, 2013

Aggression and physicality is an integral and necessary part of sports, but unfortunately it has spilled into the homes of many prominent athletes. Athletes have been increasingly linked to domestic violence and it has developed into a growing trend that frankly makes me cringe. The most recent...

Women’s Basketball: Guay’s last second heroics lift Matadors over Riverside

Women's Basketball: Guay's last second heroics lift Matadors over Riverside

Kevin Kiani

March 10, 2013

Sophomore guard Ashlee Guay's game-winning layup with three seconds left lifted the Matadors (15-15, 9-9 Big West) over UC Riverside (11-18, 4-14) and gave CSUN the sixth seed going into the Big West Tournament next week. With 13 seconds left and the Matadors down by one, the ball was inbounded t...

Women’s Basketball: Matadors prepare for postseason with blowout of Tigers

Kevin Kiani

March 7, 2013

In a game that will help determine the Matadors (14-15, 8-9 Big West) women's basketball team's seeding in the upcoming Big West Conference Tournament, Northridge led wire-to-wire against the Cal State Fullerton Tigers (9-20, 5-12), winning 72-44 Thursday night. Sophomore guard Janae Sharpe led the...

Obama puts politics over principles in his Middle East trip

Obama puts politics over principles in his Middle East trip

Kevin Kiani

March 5, 2013

  Obama will be taking his first trip to the Middle East this month and plans to touch down in Israel as well as the occupied West Bank. Obama, who during his presidential campaign in 2008 pledged to work for Middle East peace, will be focusing on Iran’s nuclear weapons program and the civil war in Syria...

Who can extinguish the Heat?

Who can extinguish the Heat?

Kevin Kiani

March 4, 2013

The Miami Heat extended their winning streak to 14 on Sunday morning when they beat the New York Knicks, tying their franchise record for consecutive wins. With the playoff push kicking into high gear, the Heat look poised to repeat their title run and give the king another ring. The path to the fi...

Men’s Basketball: CSUN conference tournament hopes hanging by thread after UCSB loss

Men's Basketball: CSUN conference tournament hopes hanging by thread after UCSB loss

Kevin Kiani

March 3, 2013

The Matadors (14-17, 4-13 Big West) lost their sixth straight game as they fell to the UCSB Gauchos (9-19, 5-11) Saturday night, and now have a very slim chance of clinching conference tournament berth. Northridge was led by junior guard Josh Greene, who poured in 25 points on 8-19 shooting. ...

Author and filmmaker talks about his inspirational trek around the world

Kevin Kiani

February 26, 2013

Author and filmmaker, David Sylvester, told his story to students in Flintridge Hall inside the USU on Tuesday, as part of CSUN's Black History Month lecture series.His trip around the world was sparked by the death of his friend, Kevin Bowser, in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Since then, Sylvester ha...

The face of the stuPED athletes

The face of the stuPED athletes

Kevin Kiani

February 18, 2013

Today the sense of sportsmanship is absent in sports as players put winning above everything else. The truth is that the majority of athletes just don't care anymore. Fans glorify them, kiss their ass and idolize them. Yet, players repay fans by spewing out lies and a fairytale that makes all p...

Men’s Volleyball: Season-best performance lifts Matadors over Pacific

Men's Volleyball: Season-best performance lifts Matadors over Pacific

Kevin Kiani

February 17, 2013

The eighth-ranked Matadors (7-5, 5-5 MPSF) defeated the 11th-ranked Pacific Tigers (5-6, 3-6) 25-15, 24-26, 25-22, 25-17 on Saturday night, in their season-best performance. Junior outside hitter Brandon Lebrock led the way with 19 kills and a .586 hitting percentage for the game and senior o...

Women’s Basketball: Last second shot gives Matadors the win

Women's Basketball: Last second shot gives Matadors the win

Kevin Kiani

February 17, 2013

CSUN (13-12, 7-6 Big West) defeated UC Davis Thursday (11-13, 5-8), 51-49 in a thrilling finish at the Matadome on "WBCA Play for Kay" night in support of breast cancer awareness. The Matadors, wearing their special pink uniforms, won at the buzzer thanks to a last second shot by sophomore gu...

Water Polo: Returning core players keep eye on championship

Water Polo: Returning core players keep eye on championship

Kevin Kiani

February 13, 2013

The CSUN women's water polo team (8-1) brought its core group of players from last year back and is looking to build off its success. Northridge finished 19-20, losing to UC Irvine in the Big West Championship. With eight out of 10 players who scored in double figures last year returning, head c...

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