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Angels sweep Dodgers in Freeway Series
Written by Tamara Latta (Sports Writer) 17 June 2010
   Dodgers outfielder Manny Ramirez did not have anything to smile about after the Dodgers failed to win a single game against the Angels. (Photo by Jeff Lewis)The Angels caused traffic congestion ... read more >>
Lakers and fans get exactly what they wanted
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 June 2010
 The Boston Celtics will be charging full steam ahead in Game 7 but at Staples Center the Lakers have derailed everybody who was on their tracks. (Photo by Jeff Lewis)Game 7 tonight against the Boston ... read more >>
USC Gets College Football's Death Penalty
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 June 2010
USC Gets College Football's Death Penalty Reggie Bush By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorIf you thought the mighty had fallen at USC last year, it was nothing like the fall that they just had when the ... read more >>
Smith a big hit for Serra Baseball
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 10 June 2010
 ONE TO WATCH: As a freshman, Dominic Smith finished in the Top 10 of the Southern Section for batting average and hits while helping Gardena Serra reach the postseasonFirst baseman hit .597 in first ... read more >>
John Wooden's legacy with Black America
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 10 June 2010
  TEACHER AND PUPIL: John Wooden, right, treated his Black players the same way he did anyone who came in his path - with respect and genuine love. One of his final recruits, Marques Johnson, is one ... read more >>
State Track Meet Brings Joy, Disappointment
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 10 June 2010
 FURIOUS FINISHES: Top, DeAnthony Thomas (Crenshaw) leans for the finish line just behind Long Beach Poly's Kaelin Clay and Rio Mesa's Blake Selig for third place in the state 4 x 100 meter relay final. ... read more >>
Morehouse and Albany State capture 2009-10 SIAC All-Sports Awards
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2010
Morehouse and Albany State capture 2009-10 SIAC All-Sports AwardsTUCKER, GA - Morehouse College and Albany State University have captured the SIAC Commissioner's Men's and Women's All-Sports Award for ... read more >>
A Look Back at 2009-10 and Saying Goodbye
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 10 June 2010
Prep Report A Look Back at 2009-10 and Saying Goodbye The 2009-2010 season has come to a close and what a season it was. When the football season began, all eyes were on Crenshaw and Lakewood - a game ... read more >>
All roads lead to Clovis for state track and field finals
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 03 June 2010
  FAST TIMES AT BUCHANAN HIGH: Robert Woods (Serra, left), DeAntony Thomas (Crenshaw), Robert Herron (Dorsey) and their respective teams will be looking to leave a mark at the CIF state track and ... read more >>
NBA FINALS: So We Meet Again, Old Friend
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 03 June 2010
 ONCE AGAIN, IT’S ON: The previous two NBA Finals MVP’s, Kobe Bryant and Paul Pierce, left, will garner most of the attention leading into tonight’s start of the NBA Finals. The ... read more >>
De’Anthony Thomas wins 200 with nation’s fastest time
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 28 May 2010
De’Anthony Thomas wins 200 with nation’s fastest time Crenshaw junior also wins 100, Dorsey wins overall City boys title De’Anthony Thomas has had the City Section on notice since ... read more >>
Crenshaw’s Thomas is latest member of USC family
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 May 2010
 TROJAN BOUND: Crenshaw Junior and USC commit DeAnthony Thomas has the rare combo of great speed and down-to-earth humility. Heading into today's City Section track-and-final meet, he's expected to ... read more >>
Xavier Paul proves why he belongs in Dodgers' future
Written by Tamara Latta (Contributing Writer) 27 May 2010
 Xavier PaulDodgers ReportBy Tamara LattaSentinel Contributing WriterIt hasn't been an easy ride for Xavier Paul in finding a place with the Dodgers. But that's expected when you're playing behind an ... read more >>
Serra girls run past rival St. Mary’s to CIF team title
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 May 2010
  CATCH THEM IF YOU CAN: St Mary's Academy Junior, Gianna Woodruff (left) won the Division IV title in the 300 hurdles in 43.30 seconds, barely passing Serra Sophomore Urina Harrell. The Cavaliers, ... read more >>
LA High School’s Amankwah leads surprises heading into City finals
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 May 2010
 Crenshaw senior Jonathan Downard is expected to be one of the top finishers in the long jump and the 200 meters at today's City Section track and field finals. The Cougars, along with rival Dorsey, ... read more >>
Repeat feat lies on Bynum's shoulders (and knees)
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 27 May 2010
Repeat feat lies on Bynum's shoulders (and knees) Despite injuries, center's mental state will either drive or derail Lakers' title hopes. Lakers fans started chanting it after Game 2, "We Want Boston! ... read more >>
Former Negro League pitcher Doc Skyles remembered
Written by Tony McClean (Black Athlete Sports Network) 20 May 2010
 STAND BY SITTING: Former Negro Leagues pitcher Doc Sykes sits before taking the witness stand to testify on behalf of the Scottsboro Boys, nine men accused of raping two White women in Arkansas. It ... read more >>
Tyson Gay breaks 44-year-old mark in straight 200 meters
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 May 2010
 SPEEDING: Tyson Gay, left, broke Tommie Smith’s 44-year-old record in the 200 meters on a straight track (19.41 seconds) in England on Sunday. Smith was in attendance as the 27-year-old Gay ... read more >>
HBCU standout Boozer, coaching legend Jeffries inducted into College Football HOF
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 May 2010
 HBCU standout Boozer, coaching legend Jeffries inducted into College Football HOFSentinel News ServiceDALLAS - The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF), announced the 2010 ... read more >>
Is This Odom’s Moment in the Sun?
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 20 May 2010
MAGIC OR FOOL’S GOLD: Lamar Odom has been compared to Magic Johnson since his NBA career started but it’s been a balance of hot performances and disappearing acts. Against Phoenix in the ... read more >>
Galaxy’s Buddle Makes U.S. World Cup
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
Photo credit: Nick Koza for SentinelIn a year of jaw-dropping and unimaginable performances, Herculez Gomez and Edson Buddle got their just desserts.Gomez and Buddle were named to the 30-man US roster ... read more >>
An Open Letter from Compton Little League
Written by Luther Keith, Jr. (Compton Little League) 13 May 2010
PAST AND PRESENT: The Compton Little League thrived in the 1960’s and 70’s (a team from 1974 is shown at top) and after a 30 year hiatus, it returned last spring to Sibrie Park. A team (bottom ... read more >>
Remembering NFL Pioneer Johnny Sample
Written by Tony McClean (Black Athlete Sports Network) 13 May 2010
 Johnny SampleFormer HBCU star played key role on Colts' first NFL title and Jets' Super Bowl winBy Tony McCleanBlack Athlete Sports NetworkNEW HAVEN, Ct (BASN) -- Back in 2008, ESPN took a nostalgic ... read more >>
Legacy motivates Dorsey hurdling duo
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 13 May 2010
 NEXT GENERATION: Dorsey junior Monae Dale and senior Bejon Bryant look for City Section medals in the hurdles while continuing the school’s legacy of track success.  Bryant is the son of ... read more >>
New coach, new era for Sparks in new decade
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 13 May 2010
 BACK FOR MORE: Tina Thompson and the LA Sparks start their 2010 campaign at Phoenix Saturday with new coach Jennifer Gillom and a healthy Candace Parker to start the season. (Nick Koza / Sentinel)Sparks ... read more >>



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