Christmas Day is a big day for the NBA so we thought it would be fun to create a trivia quiz for our users to enjoy. We did this one thinking about recently departed McClymonds of Oakland stars Bill Russell and Paul Silas. But there’s also plenty to be happy about, including the Brooklyn Nets […]
Bill Russell & the Greatest of All-Time in every CIF sport
With the death on Sunday at age 88 of NBA icon Bill Russell, the tributes to him include being called perhaps the greatest team sports champion of all-time since he was part of 11 NBA titles for the Boston Celtics. Russell played as a high schooler at McClymonds of Oakland (where one of his teammates […]
It All Began With a Big Train
Going through lists of Californians who are in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame plus those who have been MVP in either the American or National League offers more proof of the state’s greatness in America’s Pastime. We also have compiled lists of those who’ve been Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, […]
Preseason FB: All-San Fernando & San Gabriel Valley FB Team
For this final stop of our exclusive preseason football tour of the entire state, which has listed players from Humboldt-Del Norte and Yreka in the north to the Imperial Valley in the south, we’re landing in the combined CIF Southern Section valleys of San Fernando, San Gabriel, Santa Clarita and Antelope (plus a couple of...
Top Takeaways From Nike Camp
Santa Ana Mater Dei’s offensive linemen, a great quarterback class from the state continuing to shine and some players making a name for themselves in a competitive setting among top recruits from all over the West Coast are just a few of the best things we saw on Saturday at El Cerrito High at the […]
NBA Coach’s 15 Top Player Qualities
Since Aaron Gordon was chosen on Thursday night by the Orlando Magic, we thought it was a perfect time to re-run a list of the 15 Qualities For Being A Great Basketball Player written by current Orlando head coach Jacque Vaughn when he was a sophomore at Muir of Pasadena nearly 25 years ago.
From Cali to Super Bowl (1970s)
Scan below for all reported players from California high schools who were on rosters of Super Bowl teams from 1970 to 1979. The record number of player is 25, set for the 1995 Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers and tied in 2008 when the Super Bowl involved the New...