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Lamine Diane declares for NBA Draft

Lamine Diane declares for NBA Draft

Andres Soto, Assistant Sports Editor

April 7, 2020

Redshirt sophomore forward Lamine Diane has entered his name into the NBA Draft, according to a post on his Instagram account. “Thank you to everyone who has been a part of the journey so far,” his post read. “I am thankful for my time spent here in the Valley and the fans who made the games...

Terrell Gomez makes his decison, will transfer to San Diego State

Terrell Gomez makes his decison, will transfer to San Diego State

Andres Soto, Assistant Sports Editor

April 7, 2020

The third-leading scorer in CSUN history has decided on the next chapter of his basketball career. Six days after entering the NCAA transfer portal on April 1, junior Terrell Gomez announced on Twitter that he will play his senior season at San Diego State. Gomez attracted interest from some of the more ...

Olympics postponed for first time in history

Olympics postponed for first time in history

Alexander Nino, Reporter

April 7, 2020

The 2020 Summer Olympic games have been rescheduled to July 2021 due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to a joint statement by the International Olympic and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committees. It is the first time in history that the games have been postponed. Even though the Games will be pl...

Terrell Gomez enters transfer portal

Terrell Gomez enters transfer portal

Andres Soto, Assistant Sports Editor

April 4, 2020

The CSUN men’s basketball team may look a lot different next season. Two-time All-Big West point guard Terrell Gomez announced on April 1 that he has entered the NCAA transfer portal. “I want to have a better chance of winning,” Gomez said via a Twitter direct message. “A bigger stage to showcase...

WWE still broadcasting WrestleMania

WWE still broadcasting WrestleMania

Hector Lopez, Reporter

April 3, 2020

For the first time in history, WWE’s biggest pay-per-view, WrestleMania, will be held across the span of two days on April 4 and 5 at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida due to COVID-19 concerns. Originally slated to take place in the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, it was relocated...

Tracking NFL free agency and trades

Tracking NFL free agency and trades

Alex Behunin, Reporter

April 2, 2020

While the sports world has been put on hold due to COVID-19, the NFL has been busy with free agency and trades. Here are the biggest trades that went down in the 2020 free agency. WR DeAndre Hopkins to the Cardinals This trade will probably go down as the worst of all time. The Houston Texa...

Women’s tennis season canceled due to COVID-19

Women’s tennis season canceled due to COVID-19

Alex Behunin, Reporter

April 1, 2020

On March 12, the Big West Conference announced that it was canceling all spring conference and non-conference competition, effective immediately. “The Big West Board of Directors today moved from indefinitely suspending to canceling all spring conference and non-conference competition and championship...

All for the love of tennis

All for the love of tennis

Alex Behunin, Reporter

March 28, 2020

From Voronezh, Russia to Serbia to the United States — Iowa and finally to California — Ekaterina Repina has been traveling her whole life for her love of tennis. Repina grew up in Voronezh, Russia and started playing tennis at seven years old. “When I was a kid, I always had a lot of energy...

NBA suspends season as players are diagnosed with COVID-19

NBA suspends season as players are diagnosed with COVID-19

Michaella Huck, Opinion Editor

March 26, 2020

As the number of COVID-19 cases rises nationally, the NBA has seen the same increase. Last Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers confirmed two players tested positive for the virus. Both players have continued to remain anonymous, are practicing self-isolation and are under the care of health professiona...

Surviving in an era of no sports

Surviving in an era of no sports

Bryanna Winner, Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

Two weeks. It’s been two weeks without a sport to watch, professional or otherwise. My name is Bryanna Winner and I am a graduate student in the mass communication program. Not only that, but I am also the sports editor for The Sundial, meaning that I assign stories to reporters whether game or fe...

COVID-19 brings an early, unexpected end to volleyball season

COVID-19 brings an early, unexpected end to volleyball season

Mano Baghjajian, Reporter

March 25, 2020

With Big West play about to begin, the Matadors were ready to prove themselves against the best volleyball teams in the country. Everything they prepared for was aimed at being successful in this stretch of conference games. However, on the same day the Matadors were supposed to play No. 2 ranked Hawai...

Exciting upcoming UFC fights

Exciting upcoming UFC fights

Alex Behunin, Reporter

March 24, 2020

The UFC was trying to keep fans smiling by continuing to put on events as the rest of the sports world went dark because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the UFC has finally decided to stand down and cancel the next three fight nights that were scheduled to take place: UFC on ESPN+ 29, UFC on ESPN...

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