The debate over whether college athletes deserve to be paid has gained momentum the past few years. It reached one of its most controversial moments in 2015 when Northwestern University’s football team attempted to unionize. The National Labor Relations Board refused to accept or decline
Student athletes put their blood, sweat and tears, nearly all year round, into school and their sport. They are dedicated to their coaches and their employer, the NCAA, but don’t benefit from their work financially.
The NCAA receives $1.1 billion from CBS and Turner for
LA JOLLA -- SF State’s men’s basketball team saw their historic season come to an end Friday night with a loss to #13 ranked California Baptist University, 71-50.
After keeping the game close in the first half, the Gators were on the wrong side of a
Although they fell short in the CCAA championship game against University of California, San Diego Saturday night, the Gators are having an extraordinary season. This point was highlighted this weekend when four players of this year’s men’s basketball team were named to the CCAA All
SF State men’s basketball hit a bump in their road to the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball West Regional, but they still have a shot in the game.
The Gators faced-off against number 1 seeded University of California, San Diego Tritons in the championship game
Last weekend proved memorable for sports, both nationally and locally. Super Bowl LI broke at least 30 records, including being the first Super Bowl in history to go into overtime, and SF State men’s basketball head coach Paul Trevor had his 100th career win in his
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[media-credit name="Brenna Cruz" align="alignright" width="346"][/media-credit] The SF State Cheer Team tosses up freshman Amberlyn Leonard in the air during practice in the Wrestling Room on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.[/caption]
Dressed in neatly pressed white and purple uniforms with matching shoes, the SF State
The first ever SF State Gators Athletics Spring Media Day was filled with positive and focused outlooks for the upcoming season. Coaches and players from the softball and baseball teams and women’s track and field spoke about the upcoming season.
Two first-year head coaches made their debuts
For the first time in 33 years, the women's soccer team will have a new head coach, and Tracy Hamm said she feels like she's up to the task.
“Its a unique opportunity to create this program's own tradition,” Hamm said. “Former coach Jack Hyde built the program
The unassuming pursuit of personal bests aided SF State's women's track and field team as they broke multiple school records over the span of the season thus far and placed sixth overall in the California Collegiate Athletic Association.
"We had a lot of growth and
With the college basketball season underway and March Madness right around the corner, the sport will garner attention from all over the nation. Fans will fill out post-season tournament brackets, players will celebrate and a champion will arise when it’s all said and done.
While the players
SF State’s new athletic director began only months ago. Since then he’s hired three new coaches and reinvented the Gator image.
“It has been a fun project to kick off our objective of creating a consistent brand identity for SF State athletics,” said Charles Guthrie, the
This year has been an impressive year for Gator sports. From basketball, to soccer, to track, we are all very proud of our fellow Gators. Here is tribute to some of the best displays of athleticism from the past school year.
10) MEN’S SOCCER: The Gator’s
Anna Lee McGregor (left),, Brionne Baucham (center), and Erica Hayes (right), warm up during SF State's women's track and field spring training at Cox Stadium Monday, Feb. 10. Photo by Lorisa Salvatin / Xpress
With four meets remaining before the Division II Indoor National Championships,
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] (Left to right) Bruk Assefa, Zuleima Bernal, Benji Preciado and Paxton Cota pose for a portrait in Cox Stadium at SF State on Oct. 21 before a practice run. They're the top ranked runners from SF State going in to the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="SF State Gators' women cross country team competed at the Crystal Springs Invitational at Belmont, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. The Gators' women team won second place. Photo by Tearsa Joy Hammock / Xpress"][/caption]
The SF State cross country teams placed in