The Sundial

Will Beckham save Major League Soccer?

Oscar Areliz

May 23, 2007

Originally Published May 27, 2007 David Beckham is just months away from playing on the pitch of the Home Depot Center alongside Landon Donovan and Cobi Jones. Who would have ever thought that? Beckham wearing a Los Angeles Galaxy jersey is still difficult to believe, a thing that only the most hardcor...

Will Beckham save Major League Soccer?

Oscar Areliz

May 16, 2007

David Beckham is just months away from playing on the pitch of the Home Depot Center alongside Landon Donovan and Cobi Jones. Who would have ever thought that? Beckham wearing a Los Angeles Galaxy jersey is still difficult to believe, a thing that only the most hardcore Galaxy fans would dream about. Th...

Matadors face Anteaters today

Oscar Areliz

May 9, 2007

The CSUN baseball team will be playing this afternoon at Matador Field against the UC Irvine Anteaters at 3 p.m. The team has had a rough season, with a conference record of 2-10 and overall record of 14-33. The Matadors did not have a successful April, having just two victories and twelve losses du...

Matadors end season with win over Gauchos

Oscar Areliz

May 1, 2007

The Matadors were able to end the season with a victory on Sunday after losing the first two games of Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament. CSUN women's water polo team was able to come back and beat the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos 11-6. The team ended the season winning four out of their las...

The Invisible Asterisk

Oscar Areliz

April 9, 2007

The 2007 Major League Baseball season has finally begun, and so has the countdown to Barry Bonds breaking the all-time home run record. As of Sunday, Bonds has 735 career home runs, needing only 21 more to break Hank Aaron's all-time record of 755. If Bonds stays healthy, there is little doubt he will b...

No School Spirit

Oscar Areliz

March 20, 2007

There is no doubt CSUN is a university that lacks something other institutions such as UCLA and USC have. Yes, we do not have a football team or a prestigious sports program, but those are not it. It is such a problem that the University Student Union and Associated Students have gone to great lengths to...

Give in to the madness

Oscar Areliz

March 6, 2007

It is once again March, the month of madness in sports. It is a month in which every university basketball team is fighting for an invitation to one of the biggest parties in sports. It is the month where everyone, all of a sudden, becomes an expert in "bracketology" and knows the weaknesses and strengths of...

CSUN gets love

Oscar Areliz

February 23, 2007

There is no place like home for the Matadors, as they got another home victory on Wednesday against the UC San Diego Tritons. The Tritons left Norhtridge without winning a single game, as the Matadors won 7-0, dominating the match winning all three doubles matches and six singles. CSUN improved their o...

ONE UP, TWO DOWN

Oscar Areliz

February 21, 2007

After a promising start on Friday, the Matadors dropped their last two games of the series against the Washington State Cougars and now have an overall season record of 8-6. After a 5-3 comeback victory on Friday and a tough 10-12 loss on Saturday, the Matadors struggled to connect with the ball on S...

U.S. coach under pressure against Mexico

Oscar Areliz

February 7, 2007

Interim head coach of the U.S. national men's soccer team, Bob Bradley, had a good debut at the Home Depot Center in Carson last month when his team defeated a respectable Denmark squad 3-1. Bradley is looking good so far in the eyes of the U.S. Soccer Federation, but he will be under more pressure to...

Matador Briefs

Oscar Areliz

February 6, 2007

After defeating Cal Poly SLO three weeks ago at home, the Matadors returned home on Friday, but came away with a 138-65 loss to UC Irvine. The Matadors won two events. Olesya Senicheva, Robyn Johnson, Melanie Cupitt and Sanda Jukic took the 200 Medley Relay, and Shannon Colavito won the 1000 Freestyle. Th...

Future of U.S. soccer still looks uncertain

Oscar Areliz

December 15, 2006

Originally Published October 26, 2006 The U.S. is always among the best in most of the major sports. This country has the world's respect in their professional sports leagues, such as MLB, NBA NHL and the NFL. This country also produces some of the best and most talented athletes, but it is not enough...

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