V.24 No.35 | 8/27/2015
The Daily Word in super lice, impending global doom and Kenny Rogers
By Constance Moss [ Fri Aug 21 2015 11:43 AM ]
Teenagers from North and South Korea competed in an international soccer tournament in Pyongyang, despite the threat of war between the two nations.
A woman on the New York City subway scratched and bit another female passenger for trying to sit next to her.
Mutant super lice are wreaking havoc on scalps in Western New York and have been reported in 25 states.
In a band? Here are five band photo clichés to avoid.
According to NASA, rumors of impeding global doom are greatly exaggerated.
July was planet earth's hottest month on record ever.
We have the best food trail in the nation: The Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail.
Charges against the New Mexico man who threw a banana peel at Dave Chappelle have been dropped.
Thanks to John Hankinson for the link!
V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Hell on Skates
Roller derby enters the new millennium
By Sonja Dewing
Roller derby is as adrenaline fueled as ever, but the sport is changing with the times.
V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Duke Wins NCAA National Championship
Wisconsin Giant-killers fall short in final game
By Michael Sanchez [ Fri Apr 10 2015 2:46 PM ]
Wherein Michael Sanchez breaks down a dynamic match-up between the Blue Devils and the Badgers.
V.24 No.10 | 03/05/2015
The Daily Word in girl power, girls playing sports and GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS!
By Amelia Olson [ Tue Mar 10 2015 11:20 AM ]
It’s Tuesday! Today’s Daily Word will ~*~BlOw YoUr MiNd~*~*
Netflix is releasing a new series that you can’t binge watch. WTF?!
Saudi girls can now participate in sports at school! Yes you read that right! Yes I know it’s 2015 and that seems like it shouldn’t be a headline. But it’s true! Yay! Sports for everyone!
This is just incredibly sad. 10 people were killed in a helicopter crash while filming for a reality TV show.
Apparently giving eviction notices to homeless folks won’t solve homelessness?
V.24 No.9 | 2/26/2015
Crib Notes: Feb. 26, 2015
By August March
What do you know about last week’s Albuquerque, New Mexico news? Take the Alibi pop quiz and know your score.
V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014
Rio Grande Rivalry Resumes
Lobos win and the Pit gets a new name
By Michael Sanchez [ Fri Dec 5 2014 3:56 PM ]
Challenges on the heels of a win for Lobo men’s basketball, plus the Pit’s renaming brouhaha.
V.23 No.45 | 11/6/2014
The Daily Word in officer retention, UNM athletics and decriminalizing marijuana
By August March [ Thu Nov 6 2014 1:43 PM ]
In an effort to keep “seasoned officers” on the job protecting this city and its denizens, the Albuquerque City Council passed legislation intended to offer extra income to police officers willing to postpone retirement.
It was damn warm last month in Burque; in fact, it was the third-warmest October in a century in these here parts.
Autumn means our city will soon host wild avian visitors from up north; just don’t feed them.
Albuquerque Little Theater is bringing an Irving Berlin work to life in time for the winter holidays.
A Mexican child with a massive tumor on his neck and shoulder is having the ailment treated here in Albuquerque.
UNM Lobo starting quarterback Cole Gautsche has been injured, and Coach Davies said he may be out for the rest of the season.
In more UNM sports news, the captain of the UNM women’s basketball squad was charged with throwing a knife at her significant other.
Here’s this week’s New Mexico fishing report, courtesy of the Portales News-Tribune.
Over at Duke City Fix, New Mexico history writer Ben Moffett reviews Robert Turner Wood’s new book about Burque’s postwar transformation.
V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
Lobo Men's Soccer Back to the College Cup?
Looking to improve on last year's impressive season
By Michael Sanchez [ Fri Aug 29 2014 1:59 PM ]
It’s a new year, Lobos men’s soccer. Time to shine!
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
International Legends Cup Is Coming to Albuquerque
… If they can find somewhere to play
By Michael Sanchez [ Tue Aug 5 2014 1:56 PM ]
Sol FC’s all set to bring World Cup players to Albuquerque in the International Legends Cup—just as soon as they nail down a venue.
V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014
Sports to enjoy right now
By Michael Sanchez [ Sat Jul 26 2014 8:00 AM ]
With slim pickings in the sports department, late summer is a good time to check out the games that get crowded out at other times of year.
V.23 No.27 | 7/3/2014
Friendship, Death and Sports
Review by Michael Sanchez
Papers in the Wind
This humorous novel of soccer, love and loss follows a group of buddies who try to remain tight in the wake of their close friend’s death.
V.23 No.23 | 6/5/2014
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The Pacifist’s Guide to MMA
Or, a hipster’s introduction to Albuquerque’s other favorite sport
By Ari LeVaux
Ari LeVaux takes us inside the octagon.
V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014
Coming Out in the NCAA
Review by Michael Sanchez
The Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again Christians
A former Division I NCAA athlete recounts her difficult journey through college sports and fundamentalism as a gay woman.
V.23 No.17 | 4/24/2014
University of Connecticut Women's Team Destroys Notre Dame in NCAA Final
But does basketball matter if few people watch?
By Michael Sanchez [ Thu Apr 17 2014 4:44 PM ]
Are you tired of UConn yet? Too bad, because they keep kicking ass.
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