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Interesting when the shoe is on the other foot
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 April 2011
BYU’s Jimmer Fredette has been compared to top white players, but not black players. (AP Photo) BYU’s Jimmer Fredette has been compared to white basketball players instead of the top scorers in the ... read more >>
Final Four Preview
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 02 April 2011
In the inevitable battle of David versus Goliath Monday night for the title, who’s who?By Michael Brown, Sentinel Sports Writer With two traditional powers battling it out on one side of the bracket ... read more >>
Sports Photographer Jeff Lewis runs the LA Marathon
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 24 March 2011
Sports photographer Jeff Lewis is used to shooting athletes, but this time he was the athlete in the shot. Photo by Jason Lewis Jeff Lewis has become accustomed to photographing the athletes, but he ... read more >>
Around the NBA 3/22/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 23 March 2011
The suspension of Andrew Bynum looked like it would be a problem because he has been playing so well as of late, but with veteran leadership with the likes of Derek Fisher (above) and company, the Lakers ... read more >>
Women’s History Month: America’s Golden Girls
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 March 2011
Florence Griffith-Joyner (left) and Jackie Joyner-Kersee are two of the most celebrated female athletes in American sports history. Florence Griffith-Joyner and Jackie Joyner-Kersee combined for five ... read more >>
Polee turning Manual Arts around
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 March 2011
Dwayne Polee Sr., standing in front of the 1980/81 championship banner that he helped win, had a trick up his sleeve after leading Manual Arts to its first playoff victory since 2005, in his first year ... read more >>
Rose’s Uncle Tom comments more about Class than Race
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 March 2011
Grant Hill (above) felt the need to reply to Jalen Rose after being called an Uncle Tom because of his middle class upbringing. Photo by Jeff Lewis    Grant Hill offers rebuttal to Jalen Rose’s comments ... read more >>
Hunt for Bonds continues
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 March 2011
Barry Bonds has been out of sight, out of mind for four years now, but the federal government is out to get their man. Photo by Jeff LewisFans do not view Bonds as the home run king because of his steroid ... read more >>
NFL Star Nnamdi Asomugha to Host Fifth Annual Asomugha Foundation Gala
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 March 2011
Former Narbonne High School star Nnamdi Asomugha has been a great player on the field, and a great person off of it.  Through his foundation he promotes education and helps orphans and widows in Africa. ... read more >>
Around the NBA 3/16/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 16 March 2011
“You guys are in store for a lot of other championships,” Michael Jordan said, referring to the Chicago Bulls’ current team.  With the Boston Celtics struggling, the Bulls could end up with the ... read more >>
Women’s History Month: These women played with the big boys
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 March 2011
Toni Stone followed Hank Aaron as the Indianapolis Clowns second baseman in the Negro Leagues By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.net During a time when Major League Baseball shunned ... read more >>
March Madness Preview and Predictions
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 16 March 2011
Michael Brown’s predictions: Kentucky, UConn, Florida, and Kansas in the Final Four, with Kansas taking home the title over UConn in the championship game. Under Ben Howlen, UCLA has been known ... read more >>
Compton College showcases Negro League Exhibit
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 March 2011
A Compton middle school student points to a photo of Jackie Robinson.  He points out that the issue of Life Magazine was only 10 cents. Photo by Jason Lewis   By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinelCompton ... read more >>
Women's teams getting better marks
Written by Associated Press 16 March 2011
Associated PressORLANDO, Fla. -- A study released Tuesday found the women's teams in this year's NCAA basketball tournament graduated their players at a higher rate than their male counterparts.An annual ... read more >>
Lakers road trip a success!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 13 March 2011
Center Andrew Bynum was a driving force on the Lakers road trip.  He scored 22 points and pulled down 15 rebounds in the Lakers 96-91 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. (AP Photo/LM Otero)Count the Lakers ... read more >>
Ollie Matson dies at 80
Written by Associated Press 11 March 2011
Ollie Matson Obit (AP)--Ollie Matson, a Hall of Fame running back who was once traded for nine players during his 14-year NFL career and won two medals at the 1952 Olympics, has died. He was 80.Matson ... read more >>
Snowboarding… The Odyssey
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 10 March 2011
By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netWe’ve all had that moment, when we’re doing something that’s borderline insane, we say to ourselves, “black folks just don’t do this.”I ... read more >>
Women's History Month: Pioneer Gregory Broke Color Barriers
Written by Rhonda Glenn 10 March 2011
 By Rhonda Glenn, USGAwww.usga.org On Sept. 17, 1956, Ann Gregory teed off in the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship at Meridian Hills Country Club in Indianapolis, becoming the first African-American ... read more >>
Taft, Carson, View Park, LACES, Long Beach Poly, and Serra bring home division titles.
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 10 March 2011
After three City championship game losses to Westchester, Taft finally rises to win the title as senior forward C.J. Blackwell throws down a dunk late in the game. Photo by Jason LewisCarson was determined ... read more >>
Around the NBA 3/10/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 10 March 2011
Andrew Bynum’s improved rebounding and efforts on the defensive end of the court has been a major reason why the Lakers are on a eight game winning streak. Photo by Jeff Lewis Bynum’s improved play ... read more >>
Aces and Deuces in high school basketball playoffs
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 March 2011
Bre’lon Leverette and the Westchester Comets are driving hard to defend their City championship.  Taft may be the team to beat, but they have not beaten Westchester in the title game in three tries. ... read more >>
Going the Extra Mile: Weight Training
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 March 2011
Billy Vaughn Jr., a sophomore football and track athlete at Fairfax High School, builds his legs and core muscles by doing lifts such as the squat. Photo by Jason Lewis The weight room can be the difference ... read more >>
Around the NBA 3/2/11
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 03 March 2011
Lakers’ switch; Trade deadline winners and losers; Pistons revolt By Michael Brown, Sentinel Sentinel Sports Writer Have the Lakers Turned on “The Switch?”That seems to be the question after the ... read more >>
Women’s History Month: Before Title IX, The Tigerbelles dominated college sports
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 March 2011
Without much financial assistance from their school, six Tennessee State Tigerbelles qualified for the 1956 Olympics.  (l-r) Mae Faggs, Lucinda Williams, Isabelle Daniels, Coach Ed Temple, Wilma Rudolph, ... read more >>
UCLA basketball shooting for PAC 10 title
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 02 March 2011
Despite winning 12 of last 14 games, UCLA fails to crack top-25 after defeating No. 10 Arizona.By Michael Brown, Sentinel Sports WriterIn perhaps their most complete game of the season, the UCLA Bruins ... read more >>



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