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V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
Lobos in a pre-season game against the Air Force Academy
Lobos in a pre-season game against the Air Force Academy

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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!

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V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
L to R: Sol FC GM Larry Espinoza, Carlos Bracamontes, Carlos Valderrama and Sol FC president Ron Patel
Michael Sanchez
L to R: Sol FC GM Larry Espinoza, Carlos Bracamontes, Carlos Valderrama and Sol FC president Ron Patel

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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 Cupjust as soon as they nail down a venue.

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V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014

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Summer Alternatives

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.

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V.23 No.27 | 7/3/2014

Book Review

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.

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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.
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On the Card

By Ari LeVaux
Which local fighters should you root for in the UFC?

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V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014

Book Review

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.

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V.23 No.17 | 4/24/2014
UConn Huskies’ head coach Geno Auriemma
UConn Huskies’ head coach Geno Auriemma

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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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V.23 No.14 |
SportsNation Poll

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2014 NCAA Final Four Set

By Michael Sanchez [ Sat Apr 5 2014 12:16 PM ]

When UNM was tossed from the NCAA Tournament, the Big Dance didn't stop. Last weekend, the tourney was whittled down to the Final Four. The University of Florida Gators, the Wisconsin Badgers, the Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies are the the last four teams left in Division I college basketball. Of these last four teams, there is only one number one seed left: the top team overall, Billy Donovan's crew.

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V.23 No.12 | 3/20/2014
Kendall Williams hits a deep (unadvised) three that pretty much seals the game.
Kendall Williams hits a deep (unadvised) three that pretty much seals the game.

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Lobos Win 2014 Mountain West Conference Tournament

Back-to-back-to-back victory earns 7 seed in NCAA tournament

By Michael Sanchez [ Tue Mar 18 2014 1:40 PM ]
Lobos win the Mountain West Conference and earn a 7 seed in the NCAA tournamentwait, what?

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V.23 No.10 | 3/6/2014
The post-game semi-scuffle between UNM and SDSU begins.
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The post-game semi-scuffle between UNM and SDSU begins.

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Lobos Keep Winning, Winding Down Regular Season

Win streak now stands at five

By Michael Sanchez [ Tue Mar 4 2014 3:24 PM ]
The University of New Mexico Lobos men's basketball team has had a great month. February, aside from one minor aberration, was a good time for Coach Neal and his squad.

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V.23 No.8 | 2/20/2014

Book Review

(Almost) Never Buy Beforehand

Review by Michael Sanchez

Beating the NBA: Tales From a Frugal Fan

“Frugal Fan” Motez Bishara shares his tips for enjoying the best NBA seats at the best deal possible.

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V.23 No.2 | 1/9/2014
Game-winning touchdown thrown by Andrew Luck to T.Y. Hilton
NBC via ESPN
Game-winning touchdown thrown by Andrew Luck to T.Y. Hilton

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2014 NFL Playoffs Begin with a Bang

By Michael Sanchez [ Wed Jan 8 2014 2:34 PM ]
A weekend full of winning visitors, almost all of the games coming down to the wire and some spectacular performances.

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V.22 No.48 | 11/28/2013

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Lobos Face George Mason in 2nd Round of NCAA Tournament on Sunday

By Michael Sanchez [ Fri Nov 22 2013 4:57 PM ]
UNM plays in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in a home game on Sunday, Nov. 24, at 5pm. Go Lobos!

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V.22 No.37 | 9/12/2013

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Team USA Qualifies for 2014 World Cup

By Michael Sanchez [ Thu Sep 12 2013 2:14 PM ]

On Tuesday night, Team America beat Mexico in Columbus, Ohio 2-0 and, later in the evening, when Honduras refused to hold on and beat Panama, tying 2-2 on a goal in stoppage time, ensuring that Team USA secured a qualifying spot in the World Cup.

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