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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 Soap Box: Lakers have bigger issues than just heart
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 May 2012
   Kobe Bryant (left) is not ready to fade away as he is still determined to win a championship with the Lakers, but Andrew Bynum does not seem to care where he plays next season.  Photo by Jeff Lewis Please ... 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 >>
On the Soap Box: Floyd Mayweather- The boxer everybody loves to hate
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 September 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor.  That’s like dropping your guard in front of Floyd Mayweather after cheap shotting him with a head butt.  It’s just a bad idea.  Illustration by David ... read more >>
On the Soap Box: The greed in college sports
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 August 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor. That’s like a student athlete accepting extra benefits and expecting the program not to get in any trouble. Illustration by David G. Brown By Jason LewisSentinel ... read more >>
On the Soap Box: Bring in the Chargers but leave the Raiders in Oakland
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 August 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor, it’s like bringing the Raiders back to Los Angeles, it’s just a bad idea.  Illustration by David G. BrownBringing the Raiders back to Los Angeles would ... read more >>
On the Soap Box: Terrell Owens may have a hard time getting in the Hall of Fame
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 29 June 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor.  That’s like signing Terrell Owens and expecting him to get along with his teammates and coaches.  It’s just not a good idea. Illustration by David G. ... read more >>
On the Soap Box: David Tyree’s “anarchy” Comment Doesn’t help Discussion
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 23 June 2011
David Tyree is most famous for catching the football off of his helmet in Super Bowl XLII.  The catch allowed the New York Giants to defeat the undefeated New England Patriots. AP PhotoEx-Giants Super ... read more >>
On the Soap Box: LeBron is great, but not iconic
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 June 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor.  That’s like counting on LeBron James to come through in the clutch.  It’s just a bad idea. Illustration by David G. Brown LeBron James was supposed to ... read more >>
On the Soap Box: The NCAA from top to bottom is dirty
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 June 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor, it's like thinking that college sports are pure. It's just a bad idea. Illustration by David G. Brown "Lack of institutional control" could be said for the NCAA ... read more >>
On the Soap Box: Sucks to be a Los Angeles sports fan right now
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 May 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor.  It’s like rooting for a Los Angeles team.  It’s just not a good idea. Illustration by Michael G. Brown.  Lakers, Dodgers, USC, and UCLA are all in the ... read more >>
On the Soap Box: Blacks ripping blacks-Bernard Hopkins questions Donovan McNabb’s blackness
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 18 May 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor, it’s like letting a boxer with a criminal background be the spokes person for your race.  It’s just not a good idea. Illustration by David G. Brown.  Boxer ... read more >>
On the Soap Box: Lakers have no heart
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 May 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor. It’s like expecting the Lakers to play with some heart. It’s just a bad idea. Illustration by David G. BrownPau Gasol may have had a lot on his mind this ... read more >>
On the Soap Box: Barry Bonds is a baseball Hall of Famer
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 April 2011
Please do not argue with the Sports Editor, it’s like sticking a needle where ever those players are sticking needles and injecting themselves with who knows what.  It’s just not a good idea. Illustration ... read more >>

 

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