Talon Marks

No. 7 D.J. Reed runs the ball down the field in a Cerritos College football game. Reed was drafted to the San Francisco 49ers in the 2018 NFL Draft. Photo credit: Courtesy of Daryl Peterson

San Francisco 49ers select former Falcon in 2018 NFL Draft

May 14, 2018

The San Francisco 49ers announced the signing of former Falcons cornerback D.J. Reed to a four-year rookie scale contract on May 11.He was drafted by the 49ers in the fifth round (No. 143 pick overall) of the 2018 NFL...

Ray Rice and why the the NFL is a crappy institution

Carlos Holguin

September 24, 2014

For seven months, the National Football League has been dealing with the increasing fallout and pressure from the public in a response to a video showing Baltimore Ravens running-back Ray Rice assaulting his then fiance, now wife in an elevator. When the original video of Rice dragging his fiance out of an elevator surfaced in February, it took two...

‘Redskin’ sparks debate on name change

Terrel Emerson, Contributor

September 1, 2014

In a world where Donald Sterling just completed a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers and receiving a lifetime ban from the NBA after his racist comments surfaced, there is still a team in the NFL that goes by the name of “Redskin.” People from every aspect of the world have chimed in on this very sensitive subject - from former players to the President...

Possible first gay NFL player

Akeem Ivory, Associate Sports Editor

February 17, 2014

Well this could become reality for one NFL hopeful Michael Sam who on Sunday, Feb. 9,2014 announced his sexual orientation to the world via ESPN. This was only a matter of time that the door of separation between heterosexual and homosexual in Men’s sports was broken, there was time that the wall of segregation between black and white athlete ...

Cerritos College running back Thomas Gray (right) pushes the pile against several West Los Angeles College defends in the Falcons' 26-10 win. Concussions are a reality for many athletes from different sports.

Concussions and the effects they have on athletes

November 6, 2013

Talon Marks looks into concussions and see how they affects the brains of athletes.       [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/117861659"...

Fantasy Football is very real

Gustavo Olguin

September 19, 2013

The season features people that don't play fantasy football and like to ask "what's the point if it's not real?" One, if you haven't played fantasy football, you do not know how real it can be. Two, this is something that must be taken very seriously in order to come out on top. And three, achieving victory over all your friends at the end of ...

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