Friday, April 17, 2015
Drew League Closes on Interesting Note
Written by Fred Hawthorne, Contributing Writer 28 August 2014
Twenty-eight teams. One Goal. That’s the Drew League Championship. That’s what brings out NBA All Stars such as Paul George, DeMar DeRozan, James Harden, and thousands of Angelinos every weekend. ... read more >>
Light It Up! Locke High School to play its first night game Aug. 28
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 25 August 2014
  In this Locke High School file photo, the Locke High School football team runs onto the field for a daylight home game. Locke will begin playing its first night games on Thursday Aug. 28. Since ... read more >>
Ed O'Bannon was the Name Lawyers Needed for NCAA Suit
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 14 August 2014
Former UCLA star Ed O’Bannon’s 43rd birthday on Thursday August 14 will pale in comparison to the celebration that engulfed the NCAA sports landscape that developed recently with an antitrust lawsuit ... read more >>
Beyond A Shadow of Lebron
Written by Kennenth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 14 August 2014
Undefeated IBF Welterweight World Champion Shawn "ShowTime" Porter (24-0-1) didn’t flinch during a reporter’s roundtable when discussing being from the same town as the greatest active basketball ... read more >>
The Dubious Sterling Era is Officially Over
Written by Jennifer Bihm (Contributing Writer) 12 August 2014
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Balmer is In Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday August 12. The team said the sale closed after a California court confirmed ... read more >>
NBA Ref Violet Palmer to Marry Longtime Partner
Written by Associated Press 07 August 2014
 Veteran NBA referee Violet Palmer formally announced that she is gay, saying that she will be married her long time partner last Friday Aug. 1. (Associated Press Photo) Violet Palmer made her biggest ... read more >>
Ravens' Rice: His Actions "Totally Inexcusable"
Written by Associated Press 07 August 2014
Associated Press OWINGS MILLS, Md. --- Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called "the biggest mistake of his life."   His arrest for domestic ... read more >>
Dodgers Keep Kemp
Written by Tamara Latta, Sports Correspondent 07 August 2014
Matt Kemp is throwing all kind of shade at the Dodgers- and he's doing it without saying one word. He's staying classy and letting his bat do all the talking. Despite trade rumors surrounding the outfielder's ... read more >>
Venus and Serena Williams' Dad Speaks
Written by Saeed Shabazz, Special to the NNPA from The Final Call 07 August 2014
NEW YORK ( – Richard Williams, best known as the father of tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams, has written his first book. It isn’t about how to play tennis.  “There are ... read more >>
College Football Report
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2014
USC DEFENSIVE OVERVIEW Eight defensive starters return from 2013: defensive end Leonard Williams, inside linebacker Hayes Pullard, cornerback-safety Josh Shaw, safety Su’a Cravens, cornerback Kevon ... read more >>
Stafon Johnson Returns to Where it All Began
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assisting Managing Editor 07 August 2014
Stafon Johnson, arguably the Greatest Of All Time among the Dorsey former football stars, will be return to his alma mater to coach running backs this season.(Facebook Photo)     The treasured Dorsey ... read more >>
It’s Showtime Again for Lakers and Byron Scott
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 31 July 2014
(AP Photo) Finally They Hire Former Star from Morningside   The Los Angeles Lakers and former star guard Byron Scott have come full circle after the team agreed to hire the Morningside High ... read more >>
The Spit Bucket: Close to the Edge
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assisting Managing Editor 31 July 2014
Upon examining the sports landscape, I recall one of my throwback songs by Grandmaster Flash—The Message-, “Don’t push me, cause I’m close to the edge…it’s like a jungle sometime it makes ... read more >>
Lisa Leslie to be Inducted into the WB Hall of Fame in 2015
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 31 July 2014
After an outstanding college, pro and Olympic career, USC's own Lisa Leslie has earned her place in the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. Tabbed as a member of the 2015 class of six inductees, Leslie ... read more >>
Marcus Allen Wants Raiders in L.A.
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 31 July 2014
The Raiders are approaching crossroads. Their lease extension at is up after this season and where they end up moving after that is still very much unsettled. They want a new stadium on the current ... read more >>
Administration Denies Funds for Inglewood Girls Team
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assisting Managing Editor & Malcolm Irving, Sentinel Intern 31 July 2014
The Inglewood High School girls basketball coach Tony Scott is coming off a tremendous season. He led his team to the CIF Southern Section Division III-A final.  With much success this year from the ... read more >>
Tears of Joy in Cooperstown for Frank Thomas
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 28 July 2014
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- About three quarters into a moving speech on Sunday afternoon, including a touching tribute to his deceased father, Frank Thomas apologized to his fellow Hall of Famers. “I’m ... read more >>
Chino Hills Prep Star Nnamdi Okongwu Dead at 17
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 24 July 2014
FALLEN STAR: Chino Hills High School basketball player Nnamdi Okongwu, a member of the team that went to the CIF Southern Section Open Division championship game in March and a Pac-12 prospect, died Wednesday ... read more >>
Ross No Longer Boss with Sparks
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 22 July 2014
  Carol Ross has been fired as coach of the slumping Los Angeles Sparks, and will be replaced by general manager Penny Toler for the rest of the season. The team made the move Sunday. The Sparks are ... read more >>
Maidana’s Camp Comes Out Swinging
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 18 July 2014
Photo By: Tray Waller Final Presser Reveals More Barbs Against TMT For anyone who has ever seen Marcos Maidana fight you know that he is wild and fights with a reckless abandon.  In his first ... read more >>
Dodgers Outfield in Motion
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 17 July 2014
Dodgers got back Carl Crawford from the disabled list recently, but manager Don Mattingly doesn't plan on giving back the starting left-field job just yet. "I'm not really planning on making any big ... read more >>
Now What?
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 17 July 2014
WHAT NOW? Lakers star Kobe Bryant has not been able to convince Dwight Howard or Carmelo Anthony to join him on the Lakers, and now it remains to be seen if former Lakers Trevor Ariza will return on ... read more >>
Sparks’ Parker to Start in WNBA All Star Game July 19
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 17 July 2014
SPARK OF SPARKS: Reigning WNBA MVP Candace Park will start in the July 19 WNBA All Star Game in Phoenix. She is the lone bright spot on a team where things have not gone according to plan.  Sparks Photo   Los ... read more >>
Where’s Byron Scott? As the Lakers’ search for a coach lingers, their former star is in limbo
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 17 July 2014
The Lakers’ hopeful free agent summer is over. LeBron James went back home to Cleveland. Carmelo Anthony remained with the New York Knicks. Instead, one of the most treasured franchises in the National ... read more >>
BLOOM Initiative Comes Out Rolling: Celebrities Tate, Ludacris Joined by Star Athletes at Lucky Strike
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 10 July 2014
    BOWLING FOR BLOOM: From Left actor Larenz Tate, his brother Laron Tate, rapper/actor Ludacris, Buffalo Wild Wing partner, Karim Webb,  Lahmard Tate (Larenz’s brother), and Seattle Seahawks ... read more >>

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