Tag Archives: professional sports

Letter to the editor: Trump and the NFL

By Alex Vavoulis, Professor Emeritus at CSU Fresno It’s a shame that President Trump missed a good opportunity in the imbroglio that has occurred with the black players in the NFL kneeling on one knee for the playing of the national anthem. Perhaps no ...

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Fresno lacks more than professional sports

A friend recently asked me to weigh in the question, “Why can’t Fresno support a professional sports franchise?” It’s a question I’ve asked myself several times. On its face, Fresno seems, theoretically, a contender as the home to an NBA, ...

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NHL continues stalemate with players and managers

2012 is going to be remembered as the “Year of the Strike” in professional sports.

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Casey at the bat

Casey McGehee was in a very familiar position this week — playing the infield in Fresno. But he wasn’t playing his customary spot of third base at Pete Beiden Field that he occupied for three years while in college. The former Fresno State Diamond ‘Dog was playing third base for the Iowa Cubs at Chukchanasi Park in downtown Fresno against the Fresno Grizzlies.

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