Raja Badr-el-din moved from Jordan to pursue physics at Stanford. But when he started making skateboards and later surfboards, he found an unlikely passion, different from the Stanford “techie” stereotype.
Thompson’s journey to become one of the most respected sports journalists in the business is not a coincidence, but rather the product of a family-instilled work ethic and curiosity in the human condition.
If there could be a queen of baseball beat reporting, Susan Slusser would be it. Over the past 16 seasons, the Oakland A’s beat reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle has covered over 2,500 regular season games.
A soccer match between the San Jose Earthquakes and FC Dallas had an extra flavor on Saturday: a bit of Brazilian culture. Capoeira and people wearing green and yellow were all part of Brazilian Heritage Night.