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Blacked Out
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 July 2008
Perception usually is not reality with sports images The perception of the black athlete has become one of a thug and a criminal. But the statistics do not support that notion at all. So why do we ... read more >>
The Return of Lord Baron
Written by Jim Hill 10 July 2008
Roughly a week after Seattle (and soon to be Oklahoma) drafted UCLA sophomore guard Russell Westbrook with the No. 4 selection in the NBA draft, the Clippers brought back home another former Bruin star. ... read more >>
Remembering Larry Doby
Written by Tony McLean, (Blackathlete.net) 10 July 2008
First Black American League player, World Champion, Seven time All-Star, Baseball pioneer NEW HAVEN, Ct.— This past weekend marked the 61th anniversary of Larry Doby’s debut as the first ... read more >>
Malcolm Lee Named to 2008 USA Basketball Men’s U18 Team
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 July 2008
Lee travels to Formosa, Argentina on July 12th for the 2008 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team was announced today in Washington, ... read more >>
Klitschko/Thompson: Tony Thompson 4th Blog Entry
Written by Tony Thompson 10 July 2008
The following is the 4th entry written by Tony Thompson with regard to his daily life as he prepares and trains for his upcoming July 12 battle for the WBO/IBF mandatory unification title challenge against ... read more >>
Toney-Rahman In “Best Damn” Rematch
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 July 2008
Winner Gets A Final Title Shot - Loser No Shot In a classic crossroads battle of two former champions trying to sustain their careers for one last shot at another title, James “Lights Out” ... read more >>
Will it Happen?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 10 July 2008
Legendary boxing promoter Don King could develop a powerful partnership with Billionaire Catt music mogul Michael McCant that will spice up the sport When 46-year old rising entertainment music ... read more >>
No matter How you swing it Venus and Serena are Tennis Queens
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 10 July 2008
DOUBLING UP: Venus and Serena Williams pose with their third Wimbledon doubles championship trophies a day after Venus, left, defeated her younger sister to win the singles title, her fifth overall.Their ... read more >>
Local Coach Uses His Past to Mentor Troubled Youth
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 07 July 2008
It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child. All too often, negative forces steer a child from his or her God-given potential, but the coaches at Say No to Drugs basketball camp direct ... read more >>
Woods Makes First Comments Since Surgery
Written by Bob Harig, ESPN.com 03 July 2008
Saying he is wearing a full, straight knee brace and will need to be on crutches for at least three weeks, Tiger Woods made his first public remarks Monday since undergoing reconstructive surgery on June ... read more >>
New Mega Gym Opens in Hawthorne
Written by Johnni Matthews, Special to the Sentinel 03 July 2008
Hangar Athletic Exchange will host NBA and WNBA Basketball CampsSouthern California just got another big attraction in the Los Angeles area that will soon become the premier basketball facility on the ... read more >>
Fairfax Classic Offers Good First Impressions
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 03 July 2008
Alright, I know I said I was excited for football season in the last column but last week’s Nike Fairfax Classic got me refocused on the summer. It was great to finally watch teams that brought nearly ... read more >>
Money Talks or Players Walk
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 July 2008
COMING HOME: Los Angeles native Baron Davis verbally agreed to a 5-year, $65 million deal with the Clippers late Tuesday night. The deal is expected the first of several decisions the team will make in ... read more >>
Williams sisters to clash in Wimbledon final
Written by Associated Press 03 July 2008
Photo Credit: Anja Niedringhaus/APWIMBLEDON, England -- Venus and Serena Williams won in straight sets Thursday to set up their third all-sister Wimbledon final and seventh Grand Slam championship matchup. ... read more >>
The Spark of the Sparks
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 03 July 2008
IN HER WORDS: Sparks center and Morningside High School alumna Lisa Leslie, right, takes fans behind the scenes in her candid autobiography "Don't Let the Lipstick Fool You,"  Lisa Leslie ... read more >>
CORRECTION: Hart Leaves Unique Mark at Crenshaw
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 27 June 2008
When Crenshaw senior Cameron Hart was eight or nine years old, his mother Carole was driving him to football practice and asked him if he had finished his homework. Cameron said no, and his mother pulled ... read more >>
Loney Supports R.B.I. With Video Game “Lounge”
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 June 2008
The Los Angeles Dodgers will continue their support of several community programs created by Dodger players and coaches, with Dodger first baseman James Loney’s new initiative, “Loney’s ... read more >>
Former Westchester Hoop Stars Come Home
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 June 2008
Westchester High School alumnus Bobby Brown drives to the hole during the celebrity basketball game this past weekendWestchester High School honored some of their own this past Saturday afternoon. As ... read more >>
Bryant, Wade lead Olympic team selections
Written by Associated Press 26 June 2008
Former Dominguez standout Prince also makes roster CHICAGO (AP) - MVP Kobe Bryant will be heading to his first Olympics, and he’ll have LeBron James and Dwyane Wade with him. They will lead a ... read more >>
NSEF to host Gridiron War IX Saturday
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 June 2008
Nationwide Sports & Education Foundation (NSEF) will host their 9th annual Gridiron War football showcase on Saturday featuring some of the top high school players in the region. The game will be ... read more >>
Exploring Their European Options
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 June 2008
EYES ON 3: Arizona recruit Brandon Jennings, center, might choose to play in Europe if his SAT scores, due out today, deem him academically ineligible and his decision could influence USC signee DeMar ... read more >>
Gridiron War IX on June 28
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 June 2008
Ten years ago, tennis was not widely regarded as one of the more popular sports within South Los Angeles. Children not even old enough to speak had already mastered dunking their miniature size basketballs ... read more >>
Top Shop Pros Still Producing at Venus & Serena Williams Tennis Academy
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 19 June 2008
Ten years ago, tennis was not widely regarded as one of the more popular sports within South Los Angeles. Children not even old enough to speak had already mastered dunking their miniature size basketballs ... read more >>
Lakers’ Newble Speaks Out Against Darfur Conflict
Written by Associated Press 19 June 2008
The children drew pictures of women with babies being shot in the back by soldiers, of helicopters and planes dropping bombs Those pictures and the faces of the children who drew them remain sharp in ... read more >>
Randolph Fired as Mets Manager
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 June 2008
After weeks of speculation that his job was in jeopardy, Willie Randolph finally got fired by the New York Mets while most fans were sleeping. Randolph became the first manager in the majors to be fired ... read more >>

 

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