Farmers Field will bring more than a NFL team in 2017
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2012
A rendition of Farmers Field and a rebuild Los Angeles Convention Center. Major upgrades to the Los Angeles Convention Center coupled with the new football stadium will take the city from the 14th ranked ... read more >>
Playoff schedule unkind to Lakers and Clippers…and so are their opponents
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2012
The Lakers could not stop the Thunder's athletic ability, while the Spurs were too efficient on offense for the Clippers.  Photos by The Associated PressBased on history, the Lakers and Clippers had no ... read more >>
Cook honors single mothers at Dulan’s Soul Food Kitchen
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2012
Brian Cook (left) poses with his wife Victoria Velasquez, two of their sons, Dorothy Williams, manager of Soul Food Kitchen, and Adolf Dulan, owner of Soul Food Kitchen.  Photo by Jason LewisBrian Cook ... read more >>
Former Carson High football player killed in shooting
Written by Associated Press 16 May 2012
Ken McRoyal was a native of New Orleans who moved to Carson after Hurricane Katrina.McRoyal walked onto the Idaho football team and earned a scholarship as a wide receiver. Ken McRoyal played football ... read more >>
Ringside Update 5/16/12
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 16 May 2012
Lamont Peterson (right) defeated Amir Khan in December, but that was after he was injected with a testosterone pellet, which is a banned substance.  Photo by The Associated PressPeterson vs. Khan bout ... read more >>
Playoff advancement bitter and sweet for Lakers, Clippers
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 May 2012
Metta World Peace came back just in time to help the Lakers avoid embarrassment.  Photo by Mark J. Terrill (AP)Caron Butler was supposed to be knocked out of the playoffs with a hand injury, but he was ... read more >>
Athlete’s Corner: The skill of running fast
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 May 2012
Sprint trainer Jon Gilmer (right) helps a track athlete with his drive phase out of the starting blocks.  Photo by Jason Lewis The Academy of Speed makes an athlete faster by teaching proper technique, ... 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 >>
Lakers find killer instinct a little too late
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor) 09 May 2012
Kobe Bryant nearly willed the Lakers back to a Game 5 victory, but it was too little to late.  Photo by Jeff LewisThe Lakers were a no show until the end in series close out game loss to the Nuggets. ... read more >>
Clippers find a way in dramatic fashion
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor) 09 May 2012
After only one season, All Star point guard Chris Paul (left) can be considered the greatest Clipper ever.  Photo by Chris Carlson  (AP)Clippers provide high drama in the first round of the playoffs.The ... read more >>
Mayweather Earns His Bloody Money
Written by Kenneth Miller Sentinel Correspondent & Jason Lewis Sports Editor 09 May 2012
Miguel Cotto (left) challenged Floyd Mayweather, which only brought out the best in Mayweather, who landed 179 punches to Cotto’s 105.  Photo by The Associated Press Undefeated Mayweather cashes in ... read more >>
Follow the Mayweather/Cotto fight on Facebook and Twitter
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 May 2012
Floyd Mayweather (left) looks to stay undefeated when he takes on Miguel Cotto, one of his toughest opponents to date. Photo by Hoganphotos/Golden Boy PromotionsGoing to miss the big fight?  No problem. ... read more >>
Lakers look like contenders
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 May 2012
The Lakers big 3 of Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, and Andrew Bynum are coming up big in the early stages of the playoffs, but the reserve players such as Devin Ebanks (above) and Jordan Hill are contributing ... read more >>
All-American Heavyweights looks to save the boxing division
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 May 2012
Dominic Breazeale’s athletic career was nearly over when he did not make it to the NFL as a quarterback out of the University of Northern Colorado, but his 6-7, 270 pound frame is perfect for the sport ... read more >>
Frat Games basketball at Gardena High School
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2012
The “Nupes” of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc knocked off the “Iotas” of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc.   The Frat Games is creating a family environment while supporting the community. The Frat ... read more >>
Ringside Update 5/2/12
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 02 May 2012
47-year-old Bernard Hopkins (left) has been a legend, but after Saturday night it was clear that Chad Dawson is the best light heavy weight in the world.  Photo by Mel Evans/AP Age catches up to Hopkins, ... read more >>
The even more Curious Case of Metta… World… Peace
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 April 2012
Metta World Peace had earned a lot of good will through community service and good behavior on the court, but all it took was one moment to bring it all down, again.  Photo by Jeff LewisWorld Peace had ... read more >>
Backlash against Griffin dunks leading to flagrant fouls
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 April 2012
Blake Griffin and his teammates have to defend him from opposing players taking cheap shots at him.  Photo by Matt York (AP)NBA players are not appreciating being posterized by Blake Griffin.By Jason ... read more >>
Student Athlete of the Week: Verbum Dei’s Darius Spates
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 April 2012
When a defender is looking at Darius Spates from this angle, he’s either going to watch Spates drive right by him, or hit a jump shot in his face.  Photo by Jason LewisSpates two favorite basketball ... read more >>
It’s put up or shut up time for UCLA, Howland
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 April 2012
Shabazz Muhammad is the No. 2 high school player in the nation, and many believe he will be the one to save UCLA’s program.  Photo by Charles Rex Arbogast (AP)Kyle Anderson is the No. 5 high school ... read more >>
LeRoy Walker passes away
Written by Associated Press 24 April 2012
LeRoy Walker, the first African-American to head the U.S. Olympic Committee and coach an American Olympic track and field team, has died. He was 93.Scarborough & Hargett Funeral home says Walker died ... read more >>
The Curious Case of Andrew Bynum
Written by jason Lewis (Sports Editor, 18 April 2012
Andrew Bynum is dominating on the court, but his attitude on and off of it is puzzling at times. Photo by Jeff Lewis Dwight Howard has been the best big man in the game for some time now, but Bynum is ... read more >>
Clippers locked into the playoffs
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, 18 April 2012
Point guard Chris Paul (left) is playing MVP caliber basketball as the Clippers have been one of the hottest teams in basketball.  Photo by Associated Press Small Forward Caron Butler had a mid season ... read more >>
Collision All-American Game Rosters
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 April 2012
 El Camino College on Saturday, April 21.  The girl’s game tips off a 5 p.m., and the boys at 7 p.m.  There will also be three Junior All-American Games (5th, 6th, and 7th graders) at 1, 2, and 3 ... read more >>
Jamaal Wilkes Named to Basketball Hall of Fame
Written by Joseph Wright 18 April 2012
Playing a brilliant career that was often overshadowed by the brilliance of others, former Los Angeles Lakers' star Jamaal Wilkes was recently given the ultimate recognition: he was inducted into the Basketball ... read more >>