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On the Soapbox: Garcia not only insulted Woods, he insulted all of us
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 27 May 2013
Sergio Garcia and Tiger Woods recently had a friendly exchange, but with their recent war of words, chances of these two being civil are pretty slim.  Photo by The Associated Press     Please do ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Clippers are finally on par with the Lakers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 07 May 2013
Just like the Lakers, Clippers entered season with high expectations, but have nothing to show for it.   The Clippers held a 2-0 lead against the Grizzlies, but they lost a handle on the series, and ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Injuries do not justify disappointing season for the Lakers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 01 May 2013
Offense sputters miserably in all six games without Kobe Bryant as Dwight Howard does not meet expectations.      Kobe Bryant (left) willed the Lakers to the playoffs, but without him, Dwight Howard ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: It’s a wrap for this Lakers squad
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 23 January 2013
This is an example of the Lakers defense.  They allow opposing players into the paint, and none of them are afraid to go right at Dwight Howard, while the Lakers have been having problems producing ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: The Lakers are throwing everybody for a loop
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 13 November 2012
The Lakers threw everybody for a loop when they fired head coach Mike Brown (above), but they threw everybody for an even bigger loop by not hiring Phil Jackson.  Photo by Jeff Lewis    Please ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: It’s great to be a Los Angeles sports fan right now
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 29 August 2012
  Whether it is Dodgers Stadium, Staples Center, the Coliseum, or Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles is the city to watch super teams dominate the opposition.  Photo by Jeff Lewis   Please do not argue ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Sure, the current USA basketball team could beat the Dream Team
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 26 July 2012
  The Dream Team (top) had some of the greatest basketball players ever, while the current team has many of the best players of today, but they are not stacked with Hall of Famers.    Please do ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
On the Soapbox: Just a reminder of what some of them think of us
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor) 09 May 2012
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor in person.  Do it from behind your keyboard where you can say pretty much anything that you want.  Illustration by David G. Brown By Jason LewisSentinel Sports ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Linsanity is rooted in race
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 February 2012
But that is not a bad thingPlease do not argue with the Sports Editor. That’s like complaining about Jeremy Lin being popular because of his race. It just does not make any sense. Illustration by David ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: The NBA Lockout
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 November 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor.  That’s like taking the side of millionaire players or billionaire owners.  It just does not make any sense.  Illustration by David G. BrownJermaine O'Neal ... read more >>
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 >>
Once again, it’s time for a playoff system in college football
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 January 2011
TCU’s 21-19 Rose Bowl victory over Wisconsin proves that they can beat the best teams from the BCS conferences, and that they should have had a shot at the national title. Photo by Jason Lewis By Jason ... read more >>
Paying college athletes is nothing but trouble
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 July 2010
Former UCLA Bruin Price has earned the right to cash the big checks in the NFL. But paying players before they get there would be a mistake. Photo by Jason Lewis By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editor Obviously ... read more >>



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