David White writes a regular column for The Fresno (CA) Bee. This week, he offers a notes column on topics including Fresno State football and basketball, Raiders and 49ers, Golden State Warriors and preps.
Strathmore High celebrated its third straight Central Section football championship Friday, Nov. 16. Coach Jeromy Blackwell, a Fresno State graduate, has orchestrated the success and epitomizes what’s right about small-town athletics.
Columnist David White, who weeks ago said Fresno State football was not worthy of a Top 25 ranking, breaks down how the Nov. 9 loss at Boise State confirms where the Bulldogs are at under coach Jeff Tedford.
Columnist David White scoffs at ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit’s assertion that Fresno State can surpass No. 9 Central Florida as the top-ranked Group of Five program. That, and other issues skewered.
Fresno State isn’t getting Top 25 votes and probably doesn’t have a shot at a New Year’s Six bowl. David White says stop worrying about those things and just enjoy Bulldogs football for what it is again: good.
David White commentary for The Fresno Bee: Notes including how history suggests Minnesota loss was costly for Fresno State football, San Francisco Giants as spoilers and why not trade Derek Carr (tongue in cheek).
David White says it’s time for the San Francisco Giants to stop trying to patch a return to glory and develop a new crop of homegrown stars. Oh, and don’t make (let?) Bruce Bochy preside over the rebuild.
Columnist David White predicts Fresno State football can go undefeated in 2018. The true test of the Bulldogs starts Saturday with a game at Minnesota, followed by a game at UCLA and then home against Toledo.
David White, a sports columnist in Fresno, California, isn’t a big fan of World Cup soccer. He’s also shaking his head about Fresno State’s latest legal entanglement and haters who disparage Kevin Durant, Nick Saban and Tom Brady. But he celebrates small-town heroes.
Before the Central Section Division I high school softball championship between Clovis and Buchanan Friday, May 25, 2018, it was announced there'd be no national anthem. But the crowd at Fresno State's Margie Wright Diamond didn't approve of that message so they stood and sang the anthem in a cappella.
Fresno State just completed the 2017-18 Mountain West athletics season with one championship in 20 sports and an average regular-season finish of fourth in football, basketball, baseball and softball. Columnist David White says Fresno State needs to make a smart hire at athletic director to turn things around.
Columnist David White says he likes watching Aaron Judge play baseball. And because Judge plays for the New York Yankees, White is shifting his opinion about one of his most-hated teams (along with the Los Angeles Dodgers).
Columnist David White, who formerly covered the Raiders and 49ers as a beat writer, answers some burning questions about the NFL draft including how Josh Allen fell into a good spot in Buffalo and how the Raiders helped Derek Carr before the draft even began.
Fresno State football coach Jeff Tedford got a commitment from a junior college quarterback, sparking columnist David White to recall how Bulldogs coach Jim Sweeney got things rolling back in the 1980s when he recruited a JC QB of his own – Jeff Tedford.
Vance Walberg and Rod Higgins would both be great as the next men's basketball coach at Fresno State. But President Joseph Castro and the interims running athletics aren't seeing it that way, which is a shame.