Sports

Addie Hermstad

Oregon’s President says that the decision to bring back college sports “has nothing to do with money”. This student-athlete disagrees.

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College sports are back in season. Last month, the Pac-12 CEO group unanimously voted to reverse the August 11 decision to postpone a fall sports season to 2021 – just 45 days after the Pac-12 released a 12-page document it was not safe to do so. The move by the Pac-12 comes in wake of a similar reversal of plans by the Big Ten conference, which will kick off its season tomorrow, October 24. The reason? Players want to play, and there are measures put in place that will prioritize the health and safety of student athletes, says Michael Schill, President of the University of Oregon. What wasn’t the reason?…

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As sports journalism landscape shifts, reporter Howard Herman keeps his footing in local news

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For over 32 years, Howard Herman has interviewed sports talent ranging from high school standouts to rising professional baseball stars for the Berkshire Eagle. And as the sports media landscape has morphed to favor massive sports sites like The Athletic or Bleacher Report, Herman’s laser focus on the local makes him a unique source for a region’s sports news.

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The Ever-Growing Fuentes Family

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For the past nine years, the Fuentes Family in San Jose has been hosting players for the San Jose Giants, the Single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. The relationships that players and host families build last of years beyond the hosting arrangement.

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