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Cricket and the coming change in American sports culture

Is it odd that soccer in the United States was once considered a women’s sport? This is not just stereotypical — the popularity of...

The “Peace Olympics” and the possibility of diplomacy

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are now over. Clouding the atmosphere of the games were the tense relations between North Korea and the United...

Politics and protests at the Olympics: A deep-rooted tradition

There are moments in which the collision between sports and politics seems unavoidable. This year, the Olympics is no exception due to the political...

UCR Athletics stays hot during summer

Former Highlander headed for Rio '16 When former UC Riverside All-American runner Brenda Martinez graduated, she, like many students, was extremely unsure of her future....

Bueno’s Buzz: Blade Gunner?

Sometimes the entertaining spectacle of sports clashes with the harshness of reality. The trial of Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius fits that bill. Winning the...