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LA’s annual haunted hayride lacks scare factor

The pumpkins at the entrance of the hayride were one of many Halloween transformations throughout Griffith Park. Photo Credit: Jorge Guzman/ Contributor

Pete D. Camarillo

October 15, 2014

Upon arrival at Griffith Park’s Annual Haunted Hayride, guests are greeted by an array of gruesome characters highlighted by a red glow that remains consistent throughout the event. While many attendees clung to their friends and significant others, I found it hard to be scared by these fictional creatures projected b...

Women’s Volleyball: Matadors defeat Hawaii for second time in program history

Junior Cieana Stinson attacks the ball for the Matadors during their home opener against Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine on Oct. 10, 2014. Stinson recorded 12 kills and 31 total attacks for a hitting percentage of .194. Photo Credit: Trevor Stamp/ Senior Photographer

Pete D. Camarillo

October 11, 2014

A crowded Matadome with a new Blacktop floor set the stage for a CSUN (12-4, 3-1) upset over the No. 21 Hawaii Rainbow Wahini (12-4,3-1) team in the Matadors' home opener. The Matadors entered the game 1-15 all-time against Hawaii, who they also shared the Big West Conference crown with las...

Football Friday Episode No. 3

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Pete D. Camarillo

October 10, 2014

Contributor Kenneth Berry joins Shaka Dixon and Pete Camarillo for this podcast, as the team actually records the entire show this week. The team discuss the BCS playoffs, and its implications on Pac-12 and SEC football. The three make their picks for the National Championship and also discuss unio...

Football Friday: The Oakland Raiders and developing a young quarterback

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Pete D. Camarillo

October 3, 2014

Shaka and Pete discuss the debacle that is the Oakland Raiders. They also talk about the difficulty of developing a young quarterback as well as the crop of the young guys coming out of the draft. This week ends on a cliff hanger, but the Pete and Shaka have plenty more commentary to bring listen...

Sundial Sports Podcast: Football Friday Episode 1

Pete D. Camarillo

September 26, 2014

Shaka Dixon, Pete Camarillo, and Andrew Martinez talk about what is trending in the NFL. They talk about the latest in the Roger Goodell and Ray Rice controversies. Also talk about the changing importance of positions in a passing league. The Sundial Sports staff also discusses some of the best matc...

Roger Goodell and the NFL Players’ personal conduct

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has received much criticism for his handling of NFL players' personal conduct, but he should not resign. Photo courtesy of MCT.

Pete D. Camarillo

September 23, 2014

  $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. Jos...

Women’s Volleyball: USD Invitational Recap

Pete D. Camarillo

September 22, 2014

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 tour...

Sundial captures Phoenix Mercury’s third championship: Storify

Pete D. Camarillo

September 15, 2014

Composed by Chanel Ray, Sundial contributor This past weekend the Phoenix Mercury captured their franchise's third championship title. Led by two-time finals MVP Diana Taurasi, the Mercury swept the Chicago Sky before hoisting the championship title, last Friday. [View the story "Mercury Land 3rd Title- Sweep Sky in WNBA Finals" on Storify]...

Atlanta Hawks’ abrupt sale was not warranted: NBA Column

The Hawks owner's email detailed a report about the reasons why Hawks' attendace was low, including a rowdy college section and African Americans in attendance.

Pete D. Camarillo

September 10, 2014

Could the NBA have any better timing? Somehow, the Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson electing to sell his controlling interest in the team got lost in the shuffle of the NFL season’s opening weekend. Sunday, Levenson announced he would voluntarily leave the team because of an email with...

NFL upholds Josh Gordon year-long Suspension: Storify

Cleveland Brown's troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon will serve a one year suspension despite his appeal of the NFL's ruling.

Pete D. Camarillo

August 27, 2014

[View the story "NFL Upholds Josh Gordon Suspension " on Storify] _...

The Sundial’s Fantasy Football Guide: Realistic Expectations for your Fantasy Draft

As the NFL season warms up, fantasy owners are gearing up for their own chase of a championship. Photo courtesy of MCT

Pete D. Camarillo

August 26, 2014

  The NFL season begins Sept. 5, but football fever is already in the air. Fantasy football patrons across offices, social medias, and inner-circles are preparing to win their leagues. Rather you play for fun, money, or bragging rights, winning should always be the objective. No matter...

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