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Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Boy genius Sean McVay, 33-years-old, is the youngest head coach to feature in a Super Bowl. In Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., McVay will lead quarterback Jared Goff against nine-time Super Bowl appearing duo - head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady. Photo credit: Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images.

Super Bowl LIII: Can Rams Take the Throne?

Sam Garcia, News Editor February 3, 2019

Hope For Rams Fans Sunday, Feb. 3, the Los Angeles Rams will take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII. Over the last two seasons, the Rams have gone from one of the laughing stocks of the National Football League to potential world champions. As a lifelong Rams fan, I can’t tell you how...

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Teammates celebrate with kicker Greg Zuerlein (no. 4) following the overtime, game-winning boot that sent the Los Angeles Rams to Super Bowl LIII. The Rams defeated the New Orleans Saints at the Superdome in New Orleans Sunday, Jan. 20. Photo credit: Jonathan Bachman, Getty Images.

NFL: Los Angeles vs Boston, Round 2

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor January 21, 2019

Los Angeles Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein had the first touch on the ball during kickoff of the NFC Championship game against the New Orleans Saints Sunday, Jan. 20. It was only fitting he had the last as well. For the first time in 35 years, a team from Los Angeles will be representing the city in the...

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LAFC won the six points possible this week after beating Real Salt Lake Wednesday night and Colorado Rapids Sunday night. On Friday Aug. 24 they’ll play the LA derby against LA Galaxy.

Major League Soccer: LAFC Uses Second Half to Get Passed Colorado

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor August 20, 2018

Lee Nguyen and Diego Rossi each netted a goal in the second half for the Los Angeles Football Club to pull away from the Colorado Rapids at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles Sunday, August 19. LAFC’s record improves to 12-7-6 on the year with the win, and they now look forward to their...

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Thursday Moscow will kickoff the World Cup in Russia where the host country looks to start off with the win. Photo credit: fifaliveupdates.com

El Paisano in Russia

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor June 13, 2018

The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup is hours away from kicking off. Host nation Russia will battle Saudi Arabia in the tournament’s opening match in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday. This summer, El Paisano Online will be your guide throughout the duration of the event. Time Difference Usually...

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The Battle for Los Angeles

The Battle for Los Angeles

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor March 30, 2018

Los Angeles Football Club has won its first two matches while Los Angeles Galaxy has just confirmed footballing legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic as an option to play this Saturday at the StubHub Center when the newest rivalry in the city is inaugurated at noon. The Battle for Los Angeles, or “El Trafico”...

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Los Angeles Clubs Working Hard on Off Weekend

Los Angeles Clubs Working Hard on Off Weekend

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor March 17, 2018

Both Los Angeles based Major League Soccer clubs will enjoy a bye week this weekend when the third week of MLS kicks off Saturday. LA Galaxy After defeat to New York City FC last week at Yankee Stadium, the Galaxy will be anxious to get back to winning ways next week as they travel to Vancouver...

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Los Angeles forward Diego Rossi, left, celebrates with Latif Blessing, right, after scoring a goal against the Seattle Sounders during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Seattle.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Both LA MLS Clubs Look for Back-to-Back Wins to Start Season

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor March 9, 2018

This weekend, our Los Angeles-based Major League Soccer sides look to build off Week 1 wins to remain undefeated. Los Angeles Football Club First, LAFC travel to Sandy, Utah on Saturday as Real Salt Lake try to spoil Bob Bradley’s men’s bright start to life in the MLS. LAFC and RSL kickoff...

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Toronto FC became the first Canadian team to win an MLS Cup last term. The Canadians are also favorites to win it all this 23rd season.

MLS Season Kicking Off Saturday

March 2, 2018

This Saturday, soccer is back. Reigning Major League Soccer Cup champion Toronto FC will host Columbus Crew SC to kickoff the league’s 23rd season. This term, an expansion team has been added to the Western Conference in the shape of Los Angeles Football Club, making the league a 23-team pool (11...

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The defending champion New England Patriots or the underdog Philadelphia Eagles: a new NFL champion will be crowned today.

Super Bowl LII Preview: What to Look For

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 4, 2018

Super Sunday is here! U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will play host to Super Bowl LII at 3:30 p.m. pacific time this afternoon. The defending champion New England Patriots are back in the big game for the 8th time since the Brady/Belicheck Era began in 2001 and are looking for ring number six....

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As Fall classes begin, so do the sports. The Rio Hondo Roadrunners have many teams kicking off their season.

Rio Hondo Roadrunners Sports Preview

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor September 8, 2017

Rio Hondo College has four teams that have begun their season with three sports beginning by the end of this month. Volleyball and Soccer have begun for the women’s with water polo and soccer having started for the men’s. Men’s basketball, wrestling, and women’s water polo will follow suite...

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UEFA Champions League Returns to Action

UEFA Champions League Returns to Action

Crystian Mendoza , Sports Editor April 18, 2017

One of the fiercest competitions in European soccer returns to action April 11 when Italian giants Juventus will host Spanish La Liga runner ups Barcelona. Meanwhile Germany’s Borussia Dortmund will host the traveling French league leaders, Monaco, for the first leg of the quarter-finals in the UEFA...

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Tom Brady holds Super Bowl Trophy

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl LI With Epic Comeback

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 8, 2017

What a game! The Atlanta Falcons came storming out of the gate in the first half of Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas on Sunday night. They jumped out to an early 21-0 lead and led at halftime 21-3. But it was a tale of two halves, as the Falcons fell apart and paved the way for a Tom Brady comeback. The...

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