Jim Hill addresses local students at Business Sports Summit
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 23 February 2011
Jim Hill addresses student athletes at the Business Sports SummitPhoto by William N. Byers Jr.  Student-athletes from Dorsey, Crenshaw and L.B. Jordan attend summit where mentors emphasized non-playing ... read more >>
Blacks Celebrate All Star Weekend
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 February 2011
The NBA Jam session was a big basketball playground for NBA fans.  Here, kids with aspirations of becoming NBA players could try out their Dominique Wilkins style dunks on the ‘8 and ‘9 rims. Photo ... read more >>
Black History: Political and social statements at the Olympics
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 February 2011
While silver medalist Lutz Long hailed Hitler, along with German officials and spectators, Jesse Owens saluted America at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.  Tommy Smith (middle) and John Carlos (right) decided ... read more >>
Road is unkind to the Clippers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 February 2011
The Clippers are 4-21 on the road this season, and recently sunk to a new low when Cleveland ended their NBA record 26 game losing streak when the Clippers came to town. Photo by Tony Dejak (AP) By Jason ... read more >>
Around the NBA 2/17/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 17 February 2011
Speculation is that the Utah Jazz had to choose between All Star point guard Deron Williams and Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan.  Sloan abruptly resigned. Photo by Jeff Lewis Lakers finish “Grammy’s” ... read more >>
High School basketball playoffs
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 February 2011
Taft and Westchester are the teams to beat in the City Section playoffs, but Washington could be the dark horse. Photo by Nick KozaTaft boys, Narbonne girls, and Long Beach Poly boys and girls teams look ... read more >>
Mosley and Pacquiao set for biggest for of the year
Written by Muhammad Mubarak 17 February 2011
Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley will square off on May 7 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. Photo by Malcolm AliMosley’s last fight was a 12 round draw against Sergio Mora at Staples Center. Photo ... read more >>
Lakers get first signature victory of the season
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 February 2011
Ray Allen (right) was the man of the hour... in the first half.  Kobe Bryant stole the show in the second half, scoring 20 of his 23 points after halftime and he put the game on ice with a jumper over ... read more >>
Around The NFL 2/9/11
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 10 February 2011
Rodgers arrives, Roethlisberger stumbles, and in the end defense wins championships; Woodson adds to Hall of Fame resume; 2011 Hall of Fame inductees announced, not fair to some players By Jason LewisSentinel ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the week: Tyrin Marks
Written by Robert Gillard III 10 February 2011
Verbum Dei’s Tyrin Marks has a lot to juggle around.  He maintains good grades while playing on his high school’s football and basketball team, and he also models and acts in commercials. Photo by ... read more >>
Black History Month: Pioneering Blacks in professional football
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 February 2011
Woodley Lewis played at Manual Arts High School and was the first black player to play in the Cotton Bowl while he was at the University of Oregon.  He later played for the Los Angeles Rams. Charles ... read more >>
NBA All-Star Jam Session
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 February 2011
NBA All-Star game tickets are going to be nearly impossible to come by, but that does not mean that locals will be shut out of the weekend’s festivities.  NBA All-Star Jam Session allows fans to interactively ... read more >>
Blockbuster trade could make or break Lakers championship hopes
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 09 February 2011
Kobe Bryant (left) and Carmelo Anthony could be an unstoppable force if they were teamed together, or the issue of not enough balls to go around could tear the Lakers apart.  We might find out what could ... read more >>
Black History: Curt Flood
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 February 2011
Flood reshaped the landscape of profession sports in a similar way that Jackie Robinson did.By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netJackie Robinson is universally celebrated for reshaping ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: Palisades high school’s Malcolm Creer
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 February 2011
Malcolm Creer was a decent running back as a junior, but with training from B2G Sports, he rushed for 1,270 yards, 19 touchdowns as a senior, and he is heading to the University of Colorado to play college ... read more >>
Around the NBA 2/2/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 03 February 2011
NBA owners are claiming that they are losing millions of dollars per season, and contraction has been considered.  The Minnesota Timberwolves are on a short list of teams that may not be around too much ... read more >>
Around the NFL 2/2/11
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 February 2011
The Green Bay Packers appear to be the favorites to win Super Bowl XLV, but James Harrison and the Pittsburgh Steelers show up for big games like this and they usually walk away as the winners. AP Photo/Don ... read more >>
Correction, Lakers are worse than last year
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 February 2011
After the past two NBA Finals, it appeared that Pau Gasol shook the soft label, but this season he's been as soft as ever. Photo by Jeff LewisShip the title to San Antonio, Boston, or Miami.  The Lakers ... read more >>
Lakers are not worse than last year
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 January 2011
If Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs continue to rack up wins in bunches, the Lakers will not have any chance at the No. 1 seed in the West. Photo by Jeff Lewis The Lakers are on pace to have a better ... read more >>
UCLA on the rise, USC trying to stay afloat
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 27 January 2011
USC prized recruit Bryce Jones (Taft HS) faced dismissal from the basketball team if he did not transfer. Photo by Leon Bennett UCLA can make a statement, extend win streak. USC must reach .500, make ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: View Park's Danielle Pruitt
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 27 January 2011
View Park point guard Danielle Pruitt is an All City player who already has been on two City championship teams.  She’s reached great heights on the court while carrying a 4.2 GPA, which she’s taking ... read more >>
Around the NFL 1/26/11
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 January 2011
Donavan McNabb was the poster child for “quarterbacks get too much blame for a loss” when he played for the Philadelphia Eagles.  After last Sunday, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler may have ... read more >>
Around the NBA 1/25/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 25 January 2011
Blake Griffin has become the second biggest sports star in L.A., behind Kobe Bryant. Photo by Jason Lewis Clipper playoff hopes, the Carmelo Anthony saga continues and a look at the NBA’s hottest team.By ... read more >>
Around the NFL 1/20/11
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 20 January 2011
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver will have to come up with some big plays for the Packers to have a shot against a tough Chicago Bears defense in the NFL Championship Game. Photo by Jeff ... read more >>
The Clippers are being heard
Written by Tamara Latta (Sentinel Sports Writer) 20 January 2011
Eric Gordon is having his best season, and Blake Griffin is amazing as the Clippers knocked off both the Heat and the Lakers.  But as LeBron James said, they cannot simply get up for the best teams.  ... read more >>