Sprinters earn their ticket to the London Olympics
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 28 June 2012
 Justin Gatlin was the man before Usain Bolt hit the scene, but a four-year ban side tracked his career.  But this past Sunday he was able celebrate his win in the men's 100m finals at the U.S. Olympic ... read more >>
X Games is this weekend at LA Live
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 28 June 2012
Nyjah Huston was the star of last year’s X Games, and he is looking to defend his skateboard street title. Photo by Travis Burke/ESPN Images   X Games' Sal Masekela (right) interviews Los Angeles ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: LeBron James has finally arrived as one of the greatest ever
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 June 2012
     LeBron James now has the hardware to strengthen the argument that he is one of the greatest NBA players ever.  Photo by Lynne Sladky (AP) Please do not argue with the Sports Editor.  That's ... read more >>
Serra baseball has built a super program
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 June 2012
Dominic Smith is one of a few Serra athletes that is making a name for himself on a national level.  The junior is on USC’s radar, and he was the first ever sophomore to make the Milwaukee Brewers ... read more >>
ESPN’s X Games Celebrates 10th Year in Los Angeles
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 June 2012
Legendary skateboarding Steve Steadham catches some air at the Skate Pro Legends event at the X Games 16.  Photo by Jason Lewis The X Fest allowed fans to interact with the weekend events.  This skater ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Boxing’s constant black eye
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 June 2012
  Manny Pacquiao (right) out punched Timothy Bradley, and hurt him a few times, but the judges gave the fight to Bradley.  Legendary boxing trainer Teddy Atlas called the decision a case of “incompetence ... read more >>
State High School track & field championships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 June 2012
Notre Dame junior Khalfani Muhammad (center) won the 100 and 200-meter dashes, and he helped his school win the 4x100-meter relay race.  Photo by Greg Smotherman/ www.smothermanimages.photoshelter.comLong ... read more >>
Tiger Woods moves the ratings dial
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 June 2012
When Tiger Woods is in contention for a tournament championship, the ratings go through the roof.  Associated Press photo By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netMany people still do ... read more >>
Around the Ring: Boxing action from Home Depot Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 June 2012
Winky Wright, right, takes a punch from Peter Quillin in the ninth round of a middleweight boxing match.  Quillin won by unanimous decision in the 10-round bout. Photo by Jae C. HongAntonio Tarver, right, ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: UCLA’s big recruit
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 June 2012
 Please do not argue with the Sports Editor.  That’s like expecting an athlete to pay to become a member of a group that generates million of dollars.  It just does not make any sense.  Illustration ... read more >>
LeBron James posts great stats, but disappears again
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 June 2012
LeBron James finished the game with 30 points, 12 of them coming in the fourth period.  But down the stretch of the game, when the Heat needed him the most, he went scoreless and was not engaged in the ... read more >>
Ringside Update: Tragedy hits boxing
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 30 May 2012
Paul Williams was one of the best and most avoided welterweight champions over the past 10 years, but his career has been cut short because of a motorcycle accident.  Photo by Eric Jaminson (AP)Johnny ... read more >>
The Clippers are heading into an extremely important off-season
Written by Robert Gillard III (Sports Writer) 30 May 2012
The Clippers have to resolve a number of issues going into next season, one being figuring out how to get guard Eric Bledsoe on the court more.  Photo by Jason Lewis This may be the most important off-season ... read more >>
Serena falls in the first round of the French Open
Written by Associated Press 30 May 2012
Serena Williams had never lost in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament until this past Monday at the French Open.  Photo by Christophe Ena, Associated PressSerena Williams lost in the first round ... read more >>
State qualifers from Southern Section Masters track meet
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 May 2012
Girls 100 M Dash1 Ariana Washington     10 Long Beach Poly        11.61     2 Alexis Faulknor          12 Serra                           11.73     ... read more >>
Dorsey Boys and Taft Girls dominate sprints at City Finals
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 May 2012
Taft's Anthony Fowler ran an aggressive race in the 400 meter dash, but Dorsey's Rashard Clark was determined to win his second consecutive City title in that event.  Clark also won the 200 meter dash, ... read more >>
Sprinters set for the City Finals track meet
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 May 2012
Canogo Park’s Randy Uzoma (left) edged out South East’s Robert Lewis in the 100-meter dash at the City prelim meet.  Uzoma ran the fastest qualifying time at 10.98, Lewis is second at 11.00.  Photo ... read more >>
Clippers took two steps forward
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 May 2012
The Clippers and forward Blake Griffin made great strides this year, but in the end it was not enough.  Photo by Jae C. Hong (AP)But the Spurs sent them one step backBy Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netAfter ... read more >>
Lakers continue to disappoint
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 May 2012
The Lakers were in a position to win both Games 2 & 4, but instead the Thunder celebrated on their way to a 3-1 series lead.  Photo by Mark J. TerrillDon’t count on a comeback from this Lakers team ... read more >>
Game 2 loss hurts the Lakers big time
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 May 2012
The Lakers seemed this close, but in reality they were really far away.  Photo by Sue Ogrocki (AP)A win would have put them in the mix, but a blown lead has them on the verge of being out of the series. ... read more >>
B2G Underclassmen Showcase, youth 7on7 tryouts, and Instinct Training
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 May 2012
B2G’s Underclassmen Showcase has produced a number of college football athletes, as well as NFL players.  Photo by Jason Lewis Training to become an elite athlete starts at an early age, so B2G ... read more >>
Farmers Field will bring more than a NFL team in 2017
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2012
A rendition of Farmers Field and a rebuild Los Angeles Convention Center. Major upgrades to the Los Angeles Convention Center coupled with the new football stadium will take the city from the 14th ranked ... read more >>
Playoff schedule unkind to Lakers and Clippers…and so are their opponents
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2012
The Lakers could not stop the Thunder's athletic ability, while the Spurs were too efficient on offense for the Clippers.  Photos by The Associated PressBased on history, the Lakers and Clippers had no ... read more >>
Cook honors single mothers at Dulan’s Soul Food Kitchen
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2012
Brian Cook (left) poses with his wife Victoria Velasquez, two of their sons, Dorothy Williams, manager of Soul Food Kitchen, and Adolf Dulan, owner of Soul Food Kitchen.  Photo by Jason LewisBrian Cook ... read more >>
Former Carson High football player killed in shooting
Written by Associated Press 16 May 2012
Ken McRoyal was a native of New Orleans who moved to Carson after Hurricane Katrina.McRoyal walked onto the Idaho football team and earned a scholarship as a wide receiver. Ken McRoyal played football ... read more >>