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Kick Back with Kushal: Preaching patience

Kick Back with Kushal: Preaching patience

by Kushal Shah, Sports Reporter March 29, 2021

What an absolute rollercoaster of a season it has been. From Klay’s devastating torn Achilles mere days away from the start of our season, to the hype that surrounded James Wiseman, to the two blowout...

Kick Back with Kushal: Underdogs once more

Kick Back with Kushal: Underdogs once more

by Kushal Shah, Sports Reporter February 5, 2021

Boy, oh boy, has it been an interesting first 20 games for the Golden State Warriors. After two absolute thrashings in the Warriors’ opening games against the Brooklyn Nets and the Milwaukee Bucks, basketball...

Kick Back with Kushal: Why I am a Dubs believer

Kick Back with Kushal: Why I am a Dubs believer

by Kushal Shah, Sports Reporter December 15, 2020

After a record-breaking 2015 - 2016 season, the Golden State Warriors and their fans were both shocked by the team’s first three performances in Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder.  When...

Kick Back with Kushal: Chiefs take dub over 49ers in Super Bowl

Kick Back with Kushal: Chiefs take dub over 49ers in Super Bowl

by Kushal Shah, Sports Reporter February 8, 2020

Us Niner faithful have just received some of the most tragic and devastating news in the history of the Niners since Colin Kaepernick threw that awful interception on a hail mary play to Michael Crabtree...

Kick Back with Kushal: California does right by collegiate athletes

Kick Back with Kushal: California does right by collegiate athletes

by Kushal Shah, Sports Columnist October 16, 2019

On Sept. 30, free labor in California’s college athletics programs finally came to a close with California’s newly instituted “Fair Pay to Play Act,” also known as Senate Bill 206. Of course, while...

Kick Back with Kushal: Another unusual NBA offseason

Kick Back with Kushal: Another unusual NBA offseason

by Kushal Shah, Sports Columnist August 30, 2019

Absent for the summer? Or a rookie NBA fan not yet able to understand the gigantuan and mind-boggling moves this past offseason? Or just absolutely missed out on the cosmic waves that were emanated from...

Kick Back with Kushal: Has the NBA finally been freed from the evil Warriors’ clutches?

Kick Back with Kushal: Has the NBA finally been freed from the evil Warriors’ clutches?

by Kushal Shah, Columnist December 8, 2018

Yes, it’s true—it’s all true. After a long period of silence from supposed “contending” teams, the wicked Warriors of the West have finally released their NBA counterparts as their hostages....

Kick back with Kushal: Another season lost for the 49ers?

Kick back with Kushal: Another season lost for the 49ers?

by Kushal Shah , Columnist October 17, 2018

A few weeks ago, my hopes and dreams were slashed. The unexpected happened. The unforeseen happened. The heart-breaking happened. Jimmy Garoppolo, the young buck who the 49ers were going to ride to the...

Kick Back with Kushal: Just Another Usual Unusual NBA Offseason

Kick Back with Kushal: Just Another Usual Unusual NBA Offseason

by Kushal Shah, Sports Columnist August 31, 2018

Just during the 2017-2018 NBA offseason, the NBA was, to put it simply, reassembled. Four teams -- the Boston Celtics, the Oklahoma City (OKC) Thunder, the Houston Rockets and the New Orleans Pelicans...

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