Friday, May 22, 2015
Former Dodgers Great Willie Crawford Named to the CIF All Century Team
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 20 May 2015
WILLIE CRAWFORD A list that includes the who’s-who of California greatest athletes such as baseball icon Jackie Robinson (Pasadena John Muir 1937), Hall of Famer Frank Robinson (Oakland McClymonds ... read more >>
Lakers Win No. 2 Pick in Draft Lottery
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 20 May 2015
Jahlil Okafor Karl-Anthony Towns The Lakers officially own the rights to the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. After surprisingly moving up in the draft and avoiding lose their pick to the ... read more >>
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 17 May 2015
HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden scored 31 points, Dwight Howard had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Houston Rockets never trailed in a 113-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, sending ... read more >>
Crenshaw Baseball is Back in Swing of Things; Freshman Adari Lesley powers Cougars
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 13 May 2015
CHAMPIONS AGAIN: Crenshaw High School players hold T-shirts commemorating their 12-0 undefeated Coliseum League team which will begin the City playoffs on Tuesday May 19. STANDING TALL: The 2015 Crenshaw ... read more >>
Former Locke Greats Ozzie Smith and Eddie Murray Return to Watts
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2015
BACK TOGETHER AGAIN: Major League Baseball Hall of Famers Eddie Murray (right) and Ozzie Smith are reunited at Locke High School in Watts for the names of the baseball field in their honor.   Green ... read more >>
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 12 May 2015
Manny Pacquiao, left, from the Philippines, trades blows with Floyd Mayweather Jr., during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. Pacquiao lost his biggest fight in the ring, but that won’t stop ... read more >>
Ex-Tar Heel Chris Hawkins arrested in North Carolina sports agent probe
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 12 May 2015
Former North Carolina and Marshall DB Chris Hawkins, pictured at the 2006 NFL combine, has been arrested and charged with violating North Carolina's state sports agent law. AP Photo/Darron Cummings   HILLSBOROUGH, ... read more >>
Former Alcorn State basketball coach Davey Whitney dies at 85
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 11 May 2015
LORMAN, Miss. -- Former Alcorn State basketball coach Davey Whitney has died. He was 85. The school and the Southwestern Athletic Conference confirmed Whitney's death Sunday. No cause of death was given. Whitney ... read more >>
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 11 May 2015
 DeAndre Jordan scored 26 points, surviving Houston's intentional-foul fest in the first half, and the Los Angeles Clippers won 128-95 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 lead and put the Rockets on the brink ... read more >>
Notre Dame QB Everett Golson transferring for final season
Written by TOM COYNE Associated Press 08 May 2015
In this Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson answers a question during media day for the NCAA college football team in South Bend, Ind. Golson has announced he is leaving ... read more >>
Top WNBA players use new leverage to demand trades, sit out
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 08 May 2015
 CANDACE PARKER LAS VEGAS (AP) — Several of the WNBA's marquee players are flexing newly gained leverage to make demands on the league, including forcing trades and dictating when they'll play. Candace ... read more >>
Ed Reed signs final contract with Ravens, then retires
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 08 May 2015
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ed Reed came into the NFL as a member of the Baltimore Ravens, and now he's leaving as one. The nine-time Pro Bowl safety formally announced his retirement Thursday after ... read more >>
Written by Showtime Sports 08 May 2015
Mayweather Goes In-Depth on Pacquiao Injury, the Possibility of a Rematch and Fighting Beyond Next September SHOWTIME Premiere of World Championship Bout—Mayweather vs. Pacquiao—at 9 p.m. ET/PT ... read more >>
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 07 May 2015
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls was named the NBA's Most Improved Player on Thursday after making his first All-Star team and averaging a career high in scoring. The 25-year-old Butler ... read more >>
Mayweather takes his $100 million check and runs
Written by TIM DAHLBERG Associated Press 07 May 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, celebrates after his welterweight title fight against Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)  LAS VEGAS (AP) ... read more >>
Don’t Hate the Player…Hate the Game!
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 07 May 2015
Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather didn’t invent the sport of boxing or the rules and regulations associated with it, but now that he has masterfully capitalized off of it he has become the brunt of criticism. Last ... read more >>
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 05 May 2015
Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, left, talks with teammate Blake Griffin (32) prior to Game 1 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Houston. ... read more >>
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 04 May 2015
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, is presented with the NBA's Most Valuable Player award by Tim Chaney, of Kia Motors, at a basketball news conference announcing Curry as the NBA Most ... read more >>
Hate Some More! Money Mayweather Wins Again! Its another boxing clinic for the Pound for Pound King
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 03 May 2015
With multiple countries represented such as Germany, Canada, Philippines, China, and of course America on deck for the epic showdown featuring Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio, it was ... read more >>
Floyd Mayweather Universe Divided by Class, Race
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 03 May 2015
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao One would not image that a 5’7 Black boxer from the urban bowels of Grand Rapid Michigan is the ultimate division of race, class and gender. However, here it is that Floyd ... read more >>
Rookie of the year Wiggins on MN: 'I hope I'm here forever'
Written by Associated Press 02 May 2015
Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins holds his trophy at a news conference after he was named NBA basketball Rookie of the Year, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Minneapolis.   (AP Photo/Jim Mone)   Andrew ... read more >>
Fueled by Hate and Powered by MONEY
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 01 May 2015
THE WEIGH-IN LAS VEGAS---The most anticipated weigh-in for the most anticipated boxing match in the new millennium took place on a decorated stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday May 1. Undisputed ... read more >>
Winston brings spotlight to Alabama hometown for draft
Written by JOHN ZENOR Associated Press 01 May 2015
James Winston reacts with his grandmother Myrtle Winston to learning he is the first pick in the NFL draft Thursday, April 30, 2015 in Bessemer, Ala. Winston was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. ... read more >>
9th Circuit gives feds time to take Bonds to Supreme Court
Written by Associated Press 01 May 2015
In this March 29, 2011, file photo, former baseball player Barry Bonds arrives for his trial at federal court in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors Tuesday April 28, 2015, are considering whether to ... read more >>
Courtney Pruitt Named Alcorn State Women’s Basketball Coach
Written by Special to the NNPA from The Mississippi Link 30 April 2015
Alcorn State University’s search for a new head women’s basketball coach concluded with a seasoned individual with extensive college coaching experience, most recently as the head women’s coach ... read more >>

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Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash