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Status report: Sports leagues prepare to reopen

An empty 49ers stadium on Feb. 1. At this time,  the team was in Miami, finishing their last practice before the Super Bowl LIV game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

by Vishnu Kannan, Muthu Panchanatham, and Saurav Tewari

May 20, 2020

Many professional sports leagues across the United States have suspended their seasons indefinitely in light of COVID-19’s continued spread, and in this dormant time for the world of sports, fans are growing more eager than ever to see their favorite leagues resume play. “I can’t wait for [sports] to come back ...

Jock of All Trades: Episode 4

In episode four of Jock of All Trades, the crew goes over and provides their own take on what they have determined to be the most important picks of the first round.

by Vishnu Kannan, Muthu Panchanatham, Saurav Tewari, Kushal Shah, and Michael Eng

May 3, 2020

From Harker Aquila, Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast by Kushal Shah (11), Muthu Panchanatham (10), Vishnu Kannan (10) and our newest member Saurav Tewari (10). This edition is a quick recap of the 2020 NFL Draft, where the crew goes over and provides their own take on some of the most importa...

Live coverage: 2020 NFL Draft

Round 1 of the NFL draft will take place today, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PST.  The draft will be in a fully virtual format due to the coronavirus and will be airing on ABC, ESPN, and NFL Network.

by Vishnu Kannan, Muthu Panchanatham, Kushal Shah, and Saurav Tewari

April 23, 2020

This concludes Harker Aquila's coverage of the top 15 picks of the 2020 NFL Draft. 7:04 p.m. The Denver Broncos have selected Alabama wide receiver Jerry Jeudy with the fifteenth overall pick. Jeudy was projected to go higher in the draft, but the 49ers, Bucs, and Raiders did not select wide receiv...

Decades of excellence: Tom Brady named to All-Decade team before leaving Patriots

A Tom Brady jersey, along with a football and receiver gloves. As a result of Brady's move from the Patriots to the Buccaneers, there are many different predictions regarding how this transition will affect both teams.

by Muthu Panchanatham, Sports Reporter

April 22, 2020

There wasn’t much point in watching further. Down 28-3 to the Atlanta Falcons in what appeared to be a disappointing Super Bowl LI, I turned off the TV with a sigh and gathered my friends to play basketball in my backyard. Not my finest moment as a New England Patriots fan, I’ll admit. But when I f...

Kansas City Chiefs defeat San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV

Kansas City Chiefs defeat San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV

by Muthu Panchanatham and Aditya Singhvi

February 11, 2020

As the game clock wound down in the final seconds of Superbowl LIV, San Francisco 49ers fans across the nation sat dejectedly back into their chairs, in disbelief of the 31-20 score in favor of the Kansas City Chiefs displayed on the television screen. Just minutes earlier, their team had been firmly in c...

Jock of All Trades: Episode 3

A play on the familiar phrase “Jack Of All Trades”, Harker Aquila's sports podcast “Jock Of All Trades” is intended to give listeners the latest and most pertinent information regarding a variety of sports.

by Vishnu Kannan, Kushal Shah, and Muthu Panchanatham

February 1, 2020

From Harker Aquila, Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast by Kushal Shah (11), Muthu Panchanatham (10), and Vishnu Kannan (10). This edition features an in-depth discussion regarding the NFL playoffs thus far, a glance at the fast approaching Super Bowl, and a tribute to Kobe Bryant, his daughter,...

Last one standing: A guide to the NFL playoffs

Last one standing: A guide to the NFL playoffs

by Muthu Panchanatham, Sports Reporter

January 18, 2020

Since the beginning of January, the top NFL teams have been battling it out on this country’s biggest stages, hoping to make it to the most-watched sporting event in America: the Super Bowl. Tomorrow, the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers will face off at 3:40 p.m. following the Kansas City ...

Jock of All Trades: Episode 1

Jock of All Trades: Episode 1

by Kushal Shah, Vishnu Kannan, and Muthu Panchanatham

April 21, 2019

From Harker Aquila, Jock Of All Trades is a sports podcast hosted by Kushal Shah (10), Muthu Panchanatham (9) and Vishnu Kannan (9). This edition features an exclusive interview with lacrosse coach and kayak polo player Mr. Andrew Irvine and delves into topics like the fan who harassed Russell Wes...

Taking a knee: Athletes and activists across nation kneel to take a stand

Members of the Bellarmine football team knelt this past weekend at this game as well as at the game the week before.

by Rose Guan and Vivian Jin

October 12, 2017

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick dropped his contract with the San Francisco 49ers after last season, when he began to kneel during performances of the national anthem before games in order to protest the mistreatment of people of color in the U.S. This season, Kaepernick remains unsigned. Kaepernick began to play for the 49e...

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