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Saying goodbye to the best job ever

May 12, 2011

Goodbye is about 600 words. And it’s the hardest 600 words I’ve ever cranked out. I’ve seen a lot of people bid farewell in my four years...

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Receivers looking to end SDSU draft drought

April 27, 2011

It’s been 732 days since a San Diego State football player has been selected in the NFL Draft. That number will likely grow to 733 and maybe even...

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Newton tops writers’ NFL mock drafts

April 27, 2011

The 2011 NFL Draft is just hours away (it kicks off at 5 p.m. tonight), but no pick is a lock. The Carolina Panthers own the No. 1 overall selection,...

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Aztecs questioned about USD scandal

April 24, 2011

Several San Diego State men’s basketball players were interviewed by FBI agents earlier this month concerning the alleged University of San Diego...

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BEATBOX: 4-19-11

April 18, 2011

Aztecs swept by TCU The San Diego State baseball team tried its best to go toe-to-toe with Mountain West Conference powerhouse TCU, but the No. 7 Horned...

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Leonard will enter NBA Draft

April 18, 2011

Most people close to the San Diego State men’s basketball team figured the announcement was inevitable. But it doesn’t make the reality of it...

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Key assistant leaves SDSU for Las Vegas

April 13, 2011

The San Diego State men’s basketball team and its fans knew next season’s squad would have a very different look. With five seniors set to graduate...

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SDSU’s Leonard still mulling NBA decision

April 6, 2011

When Kawhi Leonard was introduced at Monday afternoon’s San Diego State men’s basketball celebration, he didn’t even get two feet up the steps...

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SDSU’s Leonard still mulling NBA decision

April 4, 2011

Kawhi Leonard was introduced at Monday afternoon’s San Diego State men’s basketball celebration and he didn’t even get two feet up the steps...

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Notebook: SDSU loses on a technical knockout

April 3, 2011

ANAHEIM — Connecticut superstar guard Kemba Walker did it all against San Diego State on March 24. He made 3-pointers, shot free throws and scored highlight-reel...

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Beatbox: 4-4-11

April 3, 2011

Although the historic San Diego State men’s basketball season has come to an end, Aztec fans have one more chance to celebrate the team’s accomplishments...

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UConn advances to Final Four

March 26, 2011

ANAHEIM --- It doesn’t make the loss feel any better for San Diego State men’s basketball fans, but the team that knocked SDSU out of the NCAA...

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SDSU loses on a technical knockout

March 24, 2011

ANAHEIM --- Connecticut superstar guard Kemba Walker did it all against San Diego State on Thursday. He made 3-pointers, shot free throws and scored...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. UConn, NCAA Sweet 16

March 24, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@Agustin_Aztecs) as they live in-game tweet today's...

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Thames tries his best Kemba imitation

March 24, 2011

One week he’s Colorado State’s Dorian Green. The next he’s TCU’s Hank Thorns Jr. After that, he’s BYU’s Jimmer Fredette. He’s a new...

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Sweet 16 tickets sell out in three hours

March 22, 2011

Two-hundred San Diego State men’s basketball Sweet 16 student tickets sold out in just three hours this morning, Associate Athletic Director Steve...

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Beatbox: 3-22-11

March 22, 2011

Aztecs find success at San Diego Classic II The San Diego State softball team won four out of five games in the San Diego Classic II last weekend to...

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SDSU’s Thames tries his best Kemba imitation

March 21, 2011

One week he’s Colorado State’s Dorian Green. The next he’s TCU’s Hank Thorns Jr. After that, he’s BYU’s Jimmer Fredette. He’s a new...

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White still rolling; unorthodox training pays off

March 21, 2011

TUCSON, Ariz. —- San Diego State sophomore guard Chase Tapley crumpled to the floor in elation. Senior guard D.J. Gay flashed a huge smile. Senior forward...

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White still rolling; training pays off

March 19, 2011

TUCSON, Ariz. --- San Diego State sophomore guard Chase Tapley crumpled to the floor in elation. Senior guard D.J. Gay flashed a huge smile. Malcolm...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. Temple, NCAA Tournament

March 19, 2011

TUCSON, Ariz. — Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@agustin_aztecs) as they live...

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Gay still slumping; Leonard gets praise

March 17, 2011

TUCSON, Ariz. --- D.J. Gay called it a “relief.” Steve Fisher said he was “proud” of it. But no matter what verb, noun, adjective or synonym...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. Northern Colorado, NCAA Tournament

March 17, 2011

TUCSON, Ariz. --- Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@agustin_aztecs) as they live in-game...

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NCAA West region preview

March 16, 2011

This is my fourth year writing one of these little NCAA region breakdowns. And in these four years of writing, I’ve yet to create something witty, creative,...

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‘No excuses’ for a healthy, ready SDSU squad

March 16, 2011

Billy White strolled to Monday afternoon’s press conference with a bandage on his right forearm. It didn’t look like anything serious, but it...

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White stifles the machine

March 13, 2011

LAS VEGAS —- It took three tries and a huge performance from senior forward Billy White, but the San Diego State men’s basketball team finally...

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Selection committee gives Aztecs what they want

March 13, 2011

Tim Shelton has seen his fair share of Selection Sundays. The junior forward has felt his fair share of snubs and disappointments on those days too. So...

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SDSU takes advantage Davies’ suspension; White contains the ‘machine’

March 12, 2011

LAS VEGAS --- It took three tries and a huge performance from senior forward Billy White, but the San Diego State men’s basketball team finally pulled...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. BYU, Championship Saturday

March 12, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis), Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@agustin_aztecs) and Staff Columnist Matt McClanahan (@Matt_McClanahan)...

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Gay busts slump; Jimmer up next

March 12, 2011

LAS VEGAS --- It took a few fingernails and a buzzer-beating shot, but the San Diego State men’s basketball team is headed to...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. UNLV in Las Vegas

March 11, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis), Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@agustin_aztecs) and Staff Columnist Matt McClanahan (@Matt_McClanahan)...

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Franklin’s work paying off; Leonard OK

March 10, 2011

LAS VEGAS --- The San Diego State men’s basketball team didn’t quite cover the 16-point spread, but it still pulled out its 30th win of the season,...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. Utah from Las Vegas

March 10, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis), Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@agustin_aztecs) and Staff Columnist Matt McClanahan (@Matt_McClanahan)...

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SDSU closes out disappointing season

March 9, 2011

A disappointing season for the San Diego State women’s basketball team ended in a fitting way Tuesday night: disappointingly. The team, which...

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Hungry Aztecs ready to defend MWC title

March 9, 2011

Practice started early Monday afternoon and the confetti had already been swept away. The nets were back up on the Viejas Arena hoops and the thousands...

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Historic senior class leaves Mesa with a trophy

March 7, 2011

San Diego State senior forward Billy White brought the Mountain West Conference championship trophy to the postgame press conference, set it down right...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. CSU

March 5, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@Agustin_Aztecs) as they live in-game tweet tonight's...

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SDSU’s slide continues

March 3, 2011

With such a young roster and a difficult schedule to start the season, the San Diego State baseball team knew February and March would be rough. It...

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BEAT BOX: SDSU slides in major college basketball polls

February 28, 2011

The San Diego State men’s basketball team wasn’t sure how far it would fall in the national rankings after its disappointing loss to BYU on Saturday. Yesterday...

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Aztecs jam Jimmer; Crowd gets ugly

February 27, 2011

For the second time this season, the San Diego State men’s basketball team was forced to put another mark in the loss column. And for the second time...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. BYU

February 26, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@agustin_aztecs) as they live in-game tweet tonight's...

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Despite concerns, The Show goes on

February 23, 2011

D.J. Gay meant the comment as a lighthearted, encouraging, funny statement. After San Diego State’s captain said it though, it likely opened up...

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Aztecs move to No. 4

February 21, 2011

The San Diego State men’s basketball team’s victory against Air Force on Saturday morning wasn’t pretty. But apparently it was convincing...

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Crabb takes long road to ace role

February 17, 2011

It’s an early October day at Tony Gwynn Stadium and Bryan Crabb is scheduled to pitch without a net in front of him. He’s facing live batters for...

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Despite cold second half, SDSU finds a win

February 17, 2011

The San Diego State men’s basketball team made one basket in the final 10 minutes last night against New Mexico. And it still won by six. That...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. UNM

February 16, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@agustin_aztecs) as they live in-game tweet tonight's...

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SDSU student hopeful for MWC Tournament gig

February 16, 2011

The SDSU men's and women's basketball teams will be heading to Las Vegas for the 2011 Conoco Mountain West Conference championships next month and...

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MEN’S BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK: Tapley out; White comes home

February 12, 2011

LAS VEGAS --- With its impressive victory on the road against UNLV on Saturday, the San Diego State men’s basketball team became one of just three...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU at UNLV

February 12, 2011

The Daily Aztec Sports crew has made it to the Thomas and Mack Center. Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis), Assistant Sports Editor Agustin...

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Fisher and Boylen exchange words about timeout

February 8, 2011

With 1.2 seconds left on the clock in the second half, his team down by 32, Utah head coach Jim Boylen called a timeout. What was left of the 12,414...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. Utah

February 8, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sprots Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@Agustin_Aztecs) as they live in-game tweet tonight's...

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SDSU moves up in poll; Carlwell ready

February 7, 2011

The San Diego State men’s basketball team will take on Utah at 7:30 p.m. tonight inside Viejas Arena, looking to extend its winning streak to four....

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X-rays reveal no breaks, Shelton and Tapley questionable

February 6, 2011

X-rays on sophomore guard Chase Tapley’s ankle and junior forward Tim Shelton’s foot revealed no bone breaks, San Diego State men’s basketball...

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Tapley and Shelton go down in win

February 5, 2011

Steve Fisher forgot to knock on wood. On Friday, the San Diego State men’s basketball head coach talked about how fortunate his team was to not...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. TCU

February 5, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@Agustin_Aztecs) as they live in-game tweet tonight's...

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Rocky Long announces signing class

February 2, 2011

San Diego State football head coach Rocky Long announced his first recruiting class as head coach of SDSU. The class consisted of 23 players; 14 offensive...

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Gay’s buzzer beater puts down the Rams

February 2, 2011

D.J. Gay took the inbounds pass, dribbled down the court, jab stepped right and then broke left. With less than two seconds on the clock, his San...

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On the road, SDSU not ‘just another game’

February 2, 2011

When teams used to see San Diego State on their schedules, head coach Steve Fisher said they would look at SDSU as “just another game.” But...

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Despite loss, Aztecs only slide to No. 6 / 7 in polls

January 31, 2011

San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher used to look at the rankings and his eyes would scroll all the way down to the bottom. He’d...

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Leonard denies Twitter account

January 31, 2011

San Diego State men's basketball star forward Kawhi Leonard says a Twitter account titled @Kawhi_Leonard is not his. The sophomore forward said...

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Men’s Basketball Notebook: Loss to Cougars ignites team; Franklin soars

January 30, 2011

After losing its first game of the season last Wednesday to BYU, San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher said he was a “little...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU-Wyoming

January 29, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor (@Agustin_Aztecs) as they live in-game tweet tonight's No. 4 San Diego...

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Cougars overpower Aztecs at Viejas

January 27, 2011

San Diego State women’s basketball senior center Paris Johnson scored 15 points and senior forward Jessika Bradley added 14, but it wasn’t enough...

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Fisher must find way to jam BYU’s Jimmer

January 26, 2011

San Diego State men’s basketball head coach Steve Fisher was tired of it. Over and over and over again, people asked him, “Who’s going to...

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Students show early for tickets

January 24, 2011

Two students with perplexed looks plastered to their faces strolled up to the Viejas Arena box office yesterday afternoon at around 1 p.m. “Sold...

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Last tickets available on a first-come basis

January 24, 2011

Last October, before the 2010-11 season officially began, the San Diego State men’s basketball team had played in front of just eight sold-out crowds...

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LIVE In-Game Twitter: SDSU vs. Air Force

January 19, 2011

Follow Sports Editor Edward Lewis (@edwardflewis) and Assistant Sports Editor Agustin Gonzalez (@Agustin_Aztecs) as they in-game tweet tonight's San...

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: No. 6 Aztecs still unbeaten

January 19, 2011

The almighty Duke has a loss. So does Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Villanova and BYU. But as students wake up and go to class for the first time in about...

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FOOTBALL: Long ready to replace Hoke

January 19, 2011

There wasn’t a team meeting, a farewell press conference or a tearful goodbye. Brady Hoke sent out a mass text message to his players, and with...

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