Angels Leave Dodgers Seeing Red in White Man's Game
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 September 2007
They popped champagne corks in Anaheim and as the Dodgers wobbled back home to pack their bags in the final home stand of the season, Major League Baseball began hyping it’s Fall Classic in their ... read more >>
Tyson Pleads Guilty to DUI, Drug Charges
Written by Sports News Wire 27 September 2007
MESA, Ariz. - Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson pleaded guilty Monday to charges of drug possession and driving under the influence stemming from a traffic stop last year as he was leaving a nightclub.Tyson ... read more >>
Prairie View A&M Wins Angel City Classic
Written by Evan Barnes (Staff Writer) 13 September 2007
The second annual Angel City Classic has come and gone but the impact of bringing the culture of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Los Angeles is still here. Prairie View A&M (2-0) ... read more >>
PREP FOOTBALL: It's Purely Raw Defining The Essence of The Game
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 September 2007
It all begins innocently in Pop Warner football leagues throughout Los Angeles County and then those with the passion and dedication mushroom into gifted teenagers talented enough to star for the freshman, ... read more >>
Compton Off And Running To Fast Start
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 13 September 2007
Over the last four seasons, Calvin Bryant has built an impressive football program at Compton High School.Last year, the Tarbabes and their high-powered offense took the region by storm as they scored ... read more >>
Black Coaches Start Out on Top
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 September 2007
The National Football League will begin its new season this week with glitz and glamour of a Hollywood movie opening and there will only be four Black head coaches and five Black starting quarterbacks.In ... read more >>
Serena Open is Closed Case
Written by Associated Press 06 September 2007
NEW YORK - Maybe Serena Williams wasn’t as healthy as she said. Maybe she wasn’t as match-tested as she really needed to be.This much is certain: When it comes to playing Justine Henin at ... read more >>
Are You Ready For Sum Football?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 September 2007
Down ready set...Hut One...Hut Two...Hike! And thus the epoch of National Football League season commences while on a perhaps even larger scale, the collegiate gridiron calendar ... read more >>
'The Difference' Lands at Fairfax
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 September 2007
“The Difference” is wearing a striped polo shirt and a pair of blue jean short. Sitting right next to him is his father, equally casual sporting a blue and white L.A. baseball cap. Both are ... read more >>
Johnson Emerges as Breakout Star For USC
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 05 September 2007
When the final horn sounded at the Coliseum last weekend, Stafon Johnson had barely enough time to think about what just happened. The sophomore tailback had just finished his first significant game as ... read more >>
Vick Vows to Redeem Himself
Written by LARRY O\'DELL, Associated Press 30 August 2007
RICHMOND, Va. - Looking somber and speaking “from the heart,” Michael Vick apologized Monday for “using bad judgment and making bad decisions” and vowed to redeem himself after ... read more >>
An Opening Tribute To Althea Gibson
Written by Howard Fendrich, Associated Press 30 August 2007
NEW YORK- Venus and Serena Williams carry Althea Gibson’s legacy forward every time they step on a court, every time they hoist a Grand Slam trophy.So on a night set aside to honor the 50th anniversary ... read more >>
Upshaw Is NFL Labor Leader
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 30 August 2007
Gene Upshaw has been Executive Director of the National Football League Players Association since June 1983, after a successful 16-year career as a player. Since then, Upshaw has worked diligently at ... read more >>
Trojans Seek To Write Latest Chapter In Empire
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 30 August 2007
It’s been the same story for the last five season openers. USC begins at or near the top of all the preseason polls as many expect them to finish their season in a BCS Bowl at the beginning of the new ... read more >>
UCLA Prepares For Year Of High Expectations
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 August 2007
It may have been hot at UCLA’s final open practice on Aug. 17, but it was just a symbol of the heat facing the Bruins this season. Despite going 7-6 last season and winning their last three ... read more >>
U.S. Soccer's Next Big Thing
Written by Martin Rogers, Yahoo Sports 23 August 2007
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - In 1998, Wyclef Jean was getting immersed in his solo career after leaving The Fugees, David Beckham was playing in his first World Cup and Ronaldinho was tearing up the Brazilian ... read more >>
The Crucifixion of Vick is Unjustified
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 23 August 2007
It is ironic that Falcons star quarterback Michael Vick’s federal guilty plea has divided him as wide as the Red Sea from his football legacy.Bobble head talk radio hosts, bland television commentators, ... read more >>
Culpepper Solidifies Spot As Frontrunner In QB Battle
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 August 2007
MAKING HIS CASE: Raiders quarterback Daunte Culpepper appears to be the frontrunner for the starting quarterback job after going 11-for-20 with 153 yards and two touchdowns in ... read more >>
KTLA Brings Raiders Back to Southland
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 23 August 2007
Los Angeles has been without a National Football League team since the Raiders departed some 13 years ago, but that did not prevent local television station KTLA from inking the Bay area team to a four-year ... read more >>
No Escape Route?
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 16 August 2007
Vick’s options narrowing, his career in jeopardyTwo more of Michael Vick’s co-defendants will reportedly reach a plea agreement in the federal dogfighting case.Michael Vick is all alone now. ... read more >>
Woods Wins Bridgestone Invitational for Record-Tying Sixth Time
Written by Associated Press 09 August 2007
Associated Press AKRON, Ohio— Firestone always seems the perfect place for Tiger Woods to show his best stuff. This year, the timing could not have been much better. In the final event before ... read more >>
Charity Starts At Home
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 09 August 2007
The LA STARS Celebrity/NBA All-Star Weekend drew to a close Sunday night at USC's Galen Center but there was no doubt who was at the center of attention.Baron Davis and Paul Pierce played gracious hosts ... read more >>
A Barry Blast into Baseball History
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 09 August 2007
The moment came just before nine o'clock Pacific Time on Tuesday, August 7, 2007.In the bottom of the fifth inning, on a three balls, two strike pitch from Washington's Mike Bacsik, it happened-Barry ... read more >>
Purses Average An Unprecedented $448,909 At Hollywood Park
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 19 July 2007
INGLEWOOD, Calif.- Handle soared by 8.9 percent to a record daily average of $11,335,575 as Hollywood Park closed its 63-day Spring/Summer Meet Sunday with impressive increases in on-track business over ... read more >>
NBA Vegas Summer League Wrap-Up
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 19 July 2007
For all of the rookies and undrafted free agents, summer school was in session last week in front of team executives and personnel. The NBA Las Vegas Summer League ended last weekend and amidst the hype ... read more >>