Blueprint in Black
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 09 October 2008
SOUL POWER: Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins, second from left, and first baseman Ryan Howard, second from right, may have won the last two NL MVP awards, but (from left to right), Matt Kemp, James Loney ... read more >>
Mavericks' Howard apologizes for flag remarks
Written by Associated Press 02 October 2008
DALLAS (AP) -- Dallas Mavericks forward Josh Howard took a first step toward repairing his damaged reputation Monday, saying he was sorry for disrespecting the national anthem. "I'd like ... read more >>
Black and Beautiful!
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 01 October 2008
Angel City Classic draws more than 52,000 If you could describe what the Angel City Classic is, you couldn’t just say that last Saturday was a game between Morehouse College and Prairie ... read more >>
Compton edges Dominguez
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 25 September 2008
22 years. That's how long it had been since Compton had defeated Dominguez before last week's 12-8 victory. The Tarbabe players may not have been around that long ago, but they celebrated ... read more >>
Sentinel Prep Football Top 10
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 25 September 2008
1. Long Beach Poly (2-0) - No shocker here, they destroyed Newport Harbor 26-2 and are ready for a rematch with Carson tomorrow.2. Loyola (2-1) - Nearly pulled off the state's biggest upset ... read more >>
Mayorga Boasts He'll Send Mosley Into Retirement
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 25 September 2008
Since his two electrifying upsets of former welterweight champion Vernon Forrest, Nicaraguan born Ricardo Mayorga has not shied away from saying what he feels about his opponents regardless of whether ... read more >>
Sugar Shane to Face Insane Mayorga
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 September 2008
Saturday Sept. 27 at Home Depot Center in Carson For the past 29 years of his life, “Sugar” Shane Mosley has only known one thing, and therefore it is not a least bit surprising that when ... read more >>
Bryant to forego surgery on pinkie
Written by Associated Press 11 September 2008
(AP) Kobe Bryant will not have surgery on his right pinkie because recovery would take too long. Bryant has played with damaged ligaments in the finger since February, but said Tuesday that he won’t ... read more >>
Upshaw’s Legacy Chronicled
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 August 2008
The NFL lost one of their legends last week when Gene Upshaw unexpectedly passed away from pancreatic cancer. Upshaw’s legacy will be remembered as a Hall of Fame player, and as a man who fought ... read more >>
Jones Splashes into History
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 14 August 2008
While most chose to focus on the historic goal of Michael Phelps trying to win eight gold medals, history was already made in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay as his teammate Cullen Jones became the second ... read more >>
KEEP THE FAITH: Getting Their Guards Up
Written by Jim Hill 07 August 2008
Tired of getting whacked around in the Wild Wild West, the Clippers did what any good prizefighter would do and that is they have since put their dukes up. Declare this team, which lost Elton Brand ... read more >>
Olympic Dream Denied
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2008
PLEA FOR JUSTICE: Nia Abdallah, seated third from left, has received worldwide support in her appeal over losing an Olympic trial tae kwon do match that many feel she should have won.2004 Tae-kwon-do ... read more >>
SWAC announces Preseason All-Conference Team
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2008
BIRMINGHAM - The SWAC announced its 2008 Preseason All-Conference Football Team Tuesday with Southern quarterback Bryant Lee and Prairie View A&M linebacker Zach East taking top honors. The team ... read more >>
Carson track club scores big at Junior Olympics
Written by Evan Barnes 07 August 2008
Speed City wins bantam 4 x 400 relay gold, midget 4 x 400 silver and 800m bronze The Speed City Youth Track Club may have just relocated to Carson this past year, but they already made an impact the ... read more >>
Local Athletes Ready for Olympic Close-Up
Written by Evan Barnes 07 August 2008
Beijing Gold Rush starts Saturday Over 10,000 athletes have come to Beijing, China with one of either two goals - represent their country proud or win a gold medal. That’s the hope that everyone will ... read more >>
Commentary: Marion Jones not Wrong to Look for Presidential Pardon
Written by Wendell Simpson, 31 July 2008
ORLANDO -  One could say Marion Jones has gone loopy during her time on lock down: she’s recently written to George Bush - in earnest - asking the Prez to grant her a pardon on her conviction ... read more >>
X marks the spot for ESPN’s Masekela
Written by Evan Barnes 31 July 2008
As X Games 14 kicks off today downtown and continues at the Staples Center and Home Depot Center, Sal Masekela will once again be the leading voice of the largest action sports showcase in the country. Since ... read more >>
Bayless right in the middle of Margarito Tornado
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 July 2008
Black referee now considered the best in the business LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - Last weekend’s big welterweight battle between Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito was predicted to launch boxing’s ... read more >>
Youth Basketball Tournaments: Very Few Blacks at the Top of the Food Chain
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 July 2008
I just returned from Las Vegas on Sunday and I could not help but notice the many boys and girls with their parents participating in an array of basketball tournaments taking place there. Basketball ... read more >>
Russell excels in first training camp
Written by Josh Dubow, Associated Press 31 July 2008
NAPA, Calif. - JaMarcus Russell was greeted at his first NFL training camp with some good-natured ribbing from veteran teammates acting surprised that he knew his way to the Oakland Raiders summer home ... read more >>
A Diamond in the Rough
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 31 July 2008
Why Kemp is a keeper I just returned from Las Vegas on Sunday and I could not help but notice the many boys and girls with their parents participating in an array of basketball tournaments taking ... read more >>
Camby introduced by Clippers, still miffed about trade
Written by By JOHN NADEL, AP Sports Writer 24 July 2008
Six days later, and Marcus Camby still can’t believe what went down. It does seem a bit difficult to fathom. The Los Angeles Clippers acquired Camby, the NBA’s leading shot-blocker the ... read more >>
For Bolden, success is more than a journey
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 24 July 2008
Compton native to lead U.S. Women’s track and field team in upcoming Olympic Games  Three weeks before the 2008 Summer Olympics kick off on August 8 in Beijing, U.S. women’s Olympic track and field ... read more >>
For the love of the game
Written by RA’KENNA JOSEPH, Sentinel Intern 17 July 2008
Coach inspires players to higher education  “Basketball is not a game, it’s a lifestyle,” said Charles “Poncho” Perry, 39, head of West Coast Academy Basketball ... read more >>
Jordan Farmar Travels to Israel for Summer Clinics
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 July 2008
Farmar to host basketball clinics for Palestinian and Israeli children through a program New York, NY - Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Farmar, in partnership with the Peres Center for Peace, will ... read more >>