Golden Gate Xpress

49ers Thump ‘Paper Champion’ Browns

Jesse Gomez

December 16, 2019

They are who we thought they were. Well, not quite. The Cleveland Browns and San Francisco 49ers came into the 2019 season with far different expectations — one destined for the playoffs, the other for mediocrity.  Althoug...

Garrett’s punishment must contain the same wrath as his swing

Jesse Gomez

December 16, 2019

Thursday Night Football was going great for the Cleveland Browns until the night turned sour in true Browns fashion.  The first victory over divisional rival Pittsburgh Steelers since 2014 would forever be tainted and oversha...

SFSU Surfers beat Cal, UCSF in ‘Battle of the Bay’ Competition

Jesse Gomez

November 5, 2019

Surfers from San Francisco State University, University of San Francisco and the University of California Berkeley, enter the water for a mock surfing competition at Ocean Beach in San Francisco Nov 2, 2019 (Photo by James Wyatt / Golden Gate Xpress) As seconds fell from t...

Late goal surges Gators to fifth seed

Jesse Gomez

October 22, 2019

The gators poured on the pressure in the second half to beat the visiting Cal State East Bay Pioneers 2-1 on Sunday afternoon — capping off a perfect weekend on their home field. The win improves the Gators (8-3/5-2 CCAA) ...

GM Fired: Too Little Too Late

Jesse Gomez

October 20, 2019

After a few big swing and misses by the Houston Astros top brass, the team finally managed to square the ball up on their most recent try. Over the past few years the Astros seemed to make all the right decisions as they ...

Campus Safety Week

Jesse Gomez

October 15, 2019

On October 14, SF State hosted its 3rd annual Campus Safety Week event.  SF State on-site resources including Enterprise Risk Management, Environment, Health and Safety, and the University Police Department will conduct a va...

Jesse’s Major League Baseball postseason predictions

Jesse Gomez

October 1, 2019

October is upon us which guarantees a few things, the days are shorter and playoff baseball is right around the corner. The grueling grind of a 162-game season that spans from March to September came to an end on Sunday. AL...

Kaepernick still on the outside looking in, even after many NFL Quarterbacks go down for the year.

Jesse Gomez

September 24, 2019

Another one bites the dust. Although the 2019 NFL season is still in its infancy, we have seen countless star and veteran quarterbacks go down with injuries, some for the remainder of the season, others for a projected signific...

Athletes playing to win or just cashing in?

Jesse Gomez

September 24, 2019

Do you play to win? No? Then as far as I’m concerned, why even show up.  In 2002, the now famous quote, “you play to win the game”, was uttered by then New York Jets head coach Herm Edwards—he responded to a questio...

NCAA: California makes first move

Jesse Gomez

September 17, 2019

California has set in motion the first domino in an ongoing debate that will decide if NCAA athletes will be eligible to make money while not holding a professional title.  On Sept. 9, the California State Assembly voted 72–0 for the F...

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