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Support The562 During Long Beach Gives Day!

As we announced back in May, The562 is thrilled to be included in the annual Long Beach Gives fundraiser. We’re fortunate to be among the 150+ non-profits who will be working together to raise both awareness and funding for important causes and organizations around our community. Long Beach Gives Day is a full 24 hours […]

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PODCAST: Is It Safe For Long Beach Youth Sports To Return?

Join the conversation as we look at the restart of Long Beach youth sports from all angles. We’ll also recount a few epic youth sports moments from our own lives, update you on the latest local news stories and much more. 01:00 Is It Safe For Youth Sports To Return? 08:30 Top 10 Long Beach […]

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PODCAST: Interview With St. Anthony High Football Coach Mario Morales

On this episode we’re talking about Long Beach State’s plan to bring outdoor basketball practice back to campus Oct. 1 and how the local football players are dealing with the start/stop nature of this year. We’ll also listen to Mike revel in the LA Clippers unceremonious exit from the NBA Playoffs. 02:00 Long Beach State […]

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BREAKING: Long Beach State Athletics Planning October Return

There’s good news today coming from Long Beach State Athletics. Both men’s and women’s basketball teams are meeting with Andy Fee and the athletics director is telling them about initiating a return to activity plan. The first phase will be a two-week quarantine followed by rounds of testing. If all goes well the Beach could […]

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PODCAST: How Much Do You Miss High School Football?

On this episode we’re talking about how different the world is without high school football and breaking down the Long Beach Poly schedule that starts in January. We’ll also play some of our interviews with local professional boxer Ashton Sylve (who won his debut last month), his father/trainer Ivan (who owns Jackrabbit Gym) and his […]

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Long Beach State Athletics Weighs Uncertain Future

A university and its athletics department are supposed to help put student athletes in a position to succeed on and off the court. However, the COVID-19 shutdowns and NCAA rulings thereafter are putting schools in position to fail. “I feel there’s a little bit of a rush to decide certain things,” Long Beach State athletic […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Back To School & Interview With Poly Volleyball Star Adonia Faumuina

On this episode we’re talking about what it’s like to be a teacher and a parent as the Long Beach School District starts the digital school year. We also catch up with Long Beach Poly junior outside hitter/setter Adonia Yandall Faumuina after her verbal commitment to USC that she announced at The562.org 02:00 We’ve Got […]

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PODCAST: The LB Fee Show Returns For 4th Season!

The LB Fee Show is back and we’re talking to Long Beach State athletic director Andy Fee about fall sports postponement, NCAA eligibility relief, student athletes coming back to campus, COVID-19 testing amidst basketball season restarting and much more! S4E58 – What’d I Miss With Andy Fee; A Summer Wrap Up by lbsuathletics The LB […]

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Feature: Travon Free’s Long and Winding Golden Road

There were two Long Beach State basketball alumni in the news last week, for wildly disparate reasons. James Ennis III was making headlines for reasons you might expect from the program’s alums: he’s in the NBA bubble trying to help the Orlando Magic to an upset of the Milwaukee Bucks (Ennis was also ejected from […]

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Hall of Fame Hoops Coach Lute Olson Passes Away

Legendary college basketball coach Lute Olson passed away Thursday evening at the age of 85 after a brief stay in hospice care. Olson built the University of Arizona into a national power and won the Wildcats’ only national championship. He’s won of only five NCAA men’s basketball coaches with 20 20-win seasons. The 2002 Naismith […]