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BREAKING: NCAA Provides Eligibility Relief For Spring Sports

Two weeks after promising eligibility relief for the season lost to COVID-19 closures, the NCAA Division I Council voted on Monday to, “allow schools to provide spring-sport student-athletes an additional season of competition.” Rules and regulation concerning scholarship size and five-year periods of competition are all being adjusted to accommodate spring teams carrying five classes […]

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COLUMN: Wilson Soccer Juggling Toilet Paper To Pass The Time

I’m lucky to be a sports fans who can truly appreciate the internet. Not long ago, newspaper box scores and ESPN highlight packages were the only ways to find information about some sporting events. Now fans and athletes can interact everyday via social media. I’m old enough to remember watching morning SportsCenter replays with my […]

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PODCAST: Previewing The562.org Video Game Tournament For Long Beach High School Students

This week on the podcast we’re are talking about The562.org hosting a video game tournament for Long Beach high school students this weekend. 04:45 ESports Kids Trained For Quarantine Survival 07:00 NFLers Juju Smith-Schuster & John Ross Playing Video Games 12:00 More ESports Tournaments 13:00 Preview For “Smash Bros. Tourney” 14:00 Interview With Tournament Organizer […]

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Long Beach State Dirtbags Living With Uncertainty

There wasn’t much new information to give, but Long Beach State Dirtbags first-year coach Eric Valenzuela organized a program-wide conference call on Monday afternoon to check in with his players and staff. “The only thing we can do is continue to communicate with our players and make sure they stay on it academically to be […]

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College Notebook: Eligibility News From LBSU, LBCC

There is big news coming from the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The NCAA promised to rule on eligibility relief after canceling its spring sports championships earlier this month, and next week the Council Coordination Committee will announce its decision on how to deal with the seniors who had their final season cut short by COVID-19. […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Schools & Sports Cancellations

This week on the podcast we’re updating you on all of the latest news from the Long Beach Unified School District, the CIF State office, the Long Beach State Athletics Department and more.

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PODCAST: LB Fee Show Talking LBSU Campus Shutdown

This week on the show we’re talking to Long Beach State athletics director Andy Fee about how the school and department are shutdown this week, and what’s next at LBSU. Episode 51 – In Depth About Long Beach State’s COVID – 19 Precautions by lbsuathletics No guest today for an in-depth discussion of COVID-19 and […]

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Column: Coaches Can Provide Balance Amidst Uncertainty

Lately I’ve been thinking about Mr. Miyagi’s famous quotes from The Karate Kid. Pearls of wisdom like, “It’s okay to lose to an opponent, it’s never okay to lose to fear” or “If the root is strong, the tree will survive” seem more poignant nowadays. Of all the beautiful advice written by Robert Mark Kaman […]

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LB In MLB: Local Boys Left In Limbo

This was supposed to be the first of many LB In MLB updates for the local professional baseball players taking part in Spring Training. This season was also supposed to be the beginning of a new generation of Long Beach baseball products stealing the headlines. Veterans Troy Tulowitzki and Evan Longoria are retired or wrapping […]

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Long Beach Cancels Grand Prix Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Long Beach Post reported today that organizers of the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach cancelled next month’s race, under orders from city officials, because of the Coronavirus. It would’ve been the 46th edition of the historic street race, but according to LB Post, “City health officials opted to expand on a state mandate […]