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The Ringside Report
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 06 July 2011
We were all looking forward to Don King's big show in St. Louis, but we came away fairly disappointed in the main event between Devon Alexander and Lucas Mattysse. The fight went the full 10 rounds with ... read more >>
Going the Extra Mile
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 July 2011
Jerron Tatum, left, and Jeff Johnson, right, train young athletes at Jackie Robinson Park.  They use various types of bands, cords, cones, and other equipment to maximize a player’s quickness, agility, ... read more >>
Black History: First Black Major League Baseball Player
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 July 2011
John W. “Bud” Fowler, top row center, held the record for most consecutive seasons of a black man playing on white teams (11) until Jackie Robinson broke it in 1956.Fowler’s Page Fence Giants, an ... read more >>
Williams sisters fall in the fourth round
Written by Associated Press 29 June 2011
After nearly a year away from tennis because of health problems, Serena Williams looked very good in the early stages at Wimbledon, but she was defeated in the fourth round. AP PhotoVenus Williams missed ... read more >>
Locals learn to play golf at Maggie Hathaway Golf Course
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 June 2011
Maggie Hathaway Golf Course has become a training facility for beginners, especially women and children.  By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editor This email address is being protected from spambots. ... read more >>
Felix wins 400 title at nationals
Written by Associated Press 29 June 2011
Allyson Felix wins the 400-meter dash with a time of 50.40. Photo by Rick Bowmer / Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. -- Head so still her ponytail barely bobbed, arms swinging in perfect sync, Allyson Felix, ... read more >>
Former Gardena HS receiver shot in abdomen
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 June 2011
 Wimberly was the WAC freshman of the year at the University of Nevada after being named first team All Marine League during his junior and senior seasons in 2006 and 2007 at Gardena High School. ... read more >>
Meet Sugar Ray Leonard at the 5th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 June 2011
With a jab, cross, uppercut and hook, boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard enters another stage -- this time for the fifth annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair (LPVBF) promoting his book “The Big Fight: ... read more >>
Dodger news
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 June 2011
Fox TV deal rejected, which could force sale of Dodgers; Man suspected in Stow beating held on parole violation; African American community day at Dodger Stadium.By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netSelig ... read more >>
Around the NBA: Draft Edition
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 23 June 2011
Lakers, Clippers look for Second Round Luck There were rumors that Pau Gasol would be traded to Minnesota for Kevin Love and the second pick in the draft, but that one seems to have been a lot of hot air. ... read more >>
Athletes get a second chance at Trade Tech
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 June 2011
Martin Whitmore attended Artesia High School, and has signed with Portland State.Tyrone Lyons attended Crenshaw High School, and now UNLV, USC, Hofstra University, Wichita State University, and Alcorn ... read more >>
Drew League and Say No Classic hit the courts
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 June 2011
Coach Wallace Moore has the hardware to back up his claim that he is the King of LA. Photo by Jason LewisBy Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netBasketball coach Wallace Moore is on top ... read more >>
NFL, NFLPA negotiators meet again, push for deal
Written by Associated Press 15 June 2011
By BARRY WILNERAssociated Press Pro Football Writer Don't break out the tailgate gear just yet. An end to the NFL lockout might not be imminent.It does appears much closer than at any point in the last ... read more >>
Around the NBA 6/15/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 15 June 2011
Capturing a ring does wonders for Dirk’s rep’. Compton’s Tyson Chandler’s perseverance pays off and the Finals TV ratings best last year’s. By Michael Brown, Sentinel Sports Writer Dirk’s Place ... read more >>
Williams sisters return to tennis action
Written by Associated Press 15 June 2011
EASTBOURNE, England — Venus Williams made a successful return to competition after a five-month layoff with a tough 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 win over eighth-seeded Andrea Petkovic in the first round of the Eastbourne ... read more >>
Former USC assistant Todd McNair files suit against NCAA
Written by Associated Press 15 June 2011
Todd McNair (left) is suing the NCAA for libel, slander, and misconduct in its investigation of Reggie Bush (right). Photo by Chris Carlson (AP)Former Southern California assistant coach Todd McNair has ... read more >>
Kobe Bryant's new foundation helps homeless children and families
Written by Associated Press 15 June 2011
Kobe Bryant had plenty to say about how he wants to help end homelessness among youth in Los Angeles. The NBA superstar had nothing to say about new Lakers coach Mike Brown.Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, ... read more >>
Magic Johnson Greatest of All-Time?
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 June 2011
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Around the NBA 6/9/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 09 June 2011
Big Shaq's legacy; Heat and Mavs all tied up, and Mark Jackson named Golden State head coach.By Michael Brown, Sentinel Sports WriterShaq's Legacy after RetirementShaquille O'Neal had a habit of flashing ... read more >>
CIF Track State Finals Results
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 June 2011
Long Beach Poly's Shaquille Howard (47.49) edged out Dorsey's Rashad Clark (47.66) and Serra's Pete Lauderdale (47.66) to win the 400 meter dash.  Photo by Duncan Selby. www.selbyphotography.comLong ... read more >>
Lakers hire a winner in Mike Brown
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 June 2011
Mike Brown has not won the big one yet, but his .663 regular season winning percentage ranks him 5th all time (minimum 400 games), and his .592 playoff winning percentage ranks him 10th in NBA history ... read more >>
City and Southern Section track athletes head to State
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2011
Dorsey (left) ran away with the City title by winning the 100m, 200m, 400m, and both relay races.  Taft kept the competition close, but wins in the 400m, 300mh, and 4x400 relay, helped Carson (right) ... read more >>
BSAA- where sports meets business
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 June 2011
Andre Farr has helped change the sports business culture, allowing many blacks to succeed on the business side of sports. Photo by Jeff LewisBSAA- where sports meets businessBlack Sports Agent Association ... read more >>
Los Angeles sweeps New York in The People’s Games
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 June 2011
Los Angeles Player Imani Mackie dunks over New York Player Samuel Wallace during Game 2 of the People's Games in Union Square. Photo by Michael Doven  The People's Games inaugural basketball series came ... read more >>

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