Sports Glutton catches up with Sacramento Republic FC Midfielder Rodrigo Lopez

Sep 25, 2014 No Comments

Ahead of this Saturday’s USL PRO championship match between the Sacramento Republic FC and the Harrisburg City Islanders, I caught up with Republic midfielder Rodrigo Lopez after practice and discussed everything from last weekend’s dramatic semifinal win over Galaxy II to Lopez’ family and the important role they’ve played in his journey as a professional athlete. I […]

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The Republic Report

Sep 10, 2014 2 Comments

If you’ve been following our coverage of the Sacramento Republic FC, the inaugural season for the club has been monumental on so many levels. From record-shattering attendance – to success on and off the field – the arrival of the Republic in Sacramento has created a five-month buzz in the community that frankly hasn’t been […]

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Sacramento Republic FC’s New Stadium and Team on Solid Ground

Jul 15, 2014 No Comments

What do Bob Dylan, Aerosmith, Dave Matthews Band and the Sacramento Republic have in common? Over the past 30 years, they’ve all entertained fans in the exact same spot at Cal Expo. Last week, I had the privilege of covering the Sacramento Republic vs. Orange County Blues FC match at beautiful Bonney Field in Sacramento, […]

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Sacramento Republic making a strong case to become a Major League Soccer franchise

May 29, 2014 5 Comments

I know what you’re thinking. Why should I spend time reading an article about the United Soccer Leagues’ (USL) and its new soccer club the Sacramento Republic FC? I mean, we are talking about a minor league soccer team, so who really cares right? Well, if you believe that (and that’s fine), you’d be missing […]

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Slowly proving he can be ‘the man,’ Demarcus Cousins has a chance to be special

Dec 16, 2013 1 Comment

As the old adage goes, ‘patience is a virtue.’ After three seasons filled with technical fouls, ejections, on and off the court disagreements with coaches and players (including an ugly verbal altercation with former player turned Spurs broadcaster Sean Elliot two seasons ago) and just overall poor body language when things went awry, the Sacramento […]

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Sacramento Can Finally Celebrate and Look Ahead

May 14, 2013 8 Comments

In less than 24 hours, news coming out of the NBA Board of Governors meeting in Dallas will confirm what the City of Sacramento, its fans and Region have been desperately waiting to hear for three, long and excruciating years – that the Kings will remain the Sacramento Kings now and for at least the […]

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An Open Letter to NBA Commissioner David Stern from Sacramento

Feb 13, 2013 8 Comments

Dear Commissioner Stern: Let me start by congratulating you on your nearly 30 years of tireless service, commitment and leadership to the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the game that so many of us love. When February 1, 2014 rolls around and you step aside, walk away proud knowing that you are the greatest sports […]

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