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Road-Weary Sparks fight through first-half struggles
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 16 July 2009
TOUGH ROAD: Sparks guard Noelle Quinn, left, and her mates defeated Detroit in their season opener but have struggles since then, winning only once on the road11 games in, it hasn't been quite the season ... read more >>
Sun rises again for Michael Jackson
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 July 2009
POP FOR THE KING: Steve Cunningham of Philadelphia catches Wayne Briathwaite of Ghana flush with a left jab during their IBF cruiserweight championship elimination during ‘A Tribute to Michael Jackson’ ... read more >>
McNair legacy not in doubt
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 08 July 2009
Steve McNair As more details of his July 4 murder and its backstory are coming to light, Steve McNair's sterling legacy may take a bigger hit than he ever suffered on the field. It's not as bad as the ... read more >>

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Parker’s return spoiled by Mercury in 104-89 loss
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 06 July 2009
                                        Candace Parker Reigning league MVP has six points ... read more >>
The Sports Connection
Written by Evan Barnes 02 July 2009
ICONS: For Michael Jackson's 1992 single "Jam", he played one-on-one with NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, left, who would follow in his footsteps as a world-famous Black superstar. Michael Jackson ... read more >>
King of Pop and King of Ring
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 July 2009
 Don King, Mike Tyson and Michael JacksonMichael JacksonMichael Jackson never put on a set of boxing gloves, but legendary boxing promoter Don King was instrumental on the 1984 Jackson 5 reunion and ... read more >>
USC hoops seals the deal with O’Neill
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 25 June 2009
O'NeillTrojans pick tough guy over native Reggie TheusOn Monday, at a news conference, new USC basketball coach Kevin O’Neill says he is ready to take the basketball program forward amid NCAA sanctions ... read more >>
Who Stays? Who Goes?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 25 June 2009
The Lakers will have some huge decisions in the following weeks.At the top of the list is whether or not to keep both free agents Trevor Ariza and Lamar Odom.Both players have publicly said they want to ... read more >>
Climbing the Jacobs Ladder
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 25 June 2009
With the recent postponement of the Mayweather/Marquez fight slated for July 18, the sport of boxing could use a boost right about now.Money May has barbeque ribs which forced him to reschedule his highly ... read more >>
Former SoCal Preps Eye NBA Stage
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 25 June 2009
           NEXT STOP, THE PROS: USC forward DeMar DeRozan and UCLA guard Jrue Holiday are just two former California prep stars expected to be drafted.  Photos by Jeff ... read more >>
Kemp to Be Depicted In Dodgers' Third and Final Bobblehead Promotion
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 June 2009
The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that Matt Kemp will be depicted on the third and final bobblehead promotion of 2009. The first 50,000 fans in attendance on Wednesday, August 19, when the Dodgers ... read more >>
For Blake's Sake
Written by Jim Hill 25 June 2009
Excuse me Lakers fan if you are still and championship hangover, but the NBA draft which will be held in New York on Thursday June 25 will give the Clippers for stealing the spotlight if only for one day.If ... read more >>
Baseball's steroid outrage severely misplaced
Written by Chris Murray 25 June 2009
Black Athlete Sports NetworkI never thought I would see the day where I would quote Ronald Reagan in any column that I write. But as I listen to the latest round of misplaced outrage at yet another outed ... read more >>
Making The Case
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 25 June 2009
                      A BIG HIT: Angels outfielder Torii Hunter has an All-Star caliber season with his offense as well as his leadership ... read more >>
Championship Bliss!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 June 2009
THAT’S NUMBER FOUR!: Derek Fisher, left and Kobe Bryant share a laugh as they ended this season with their fourth NBA championship since entering the league as rookies in 1996. Photo by Jeff Lewis ... read more >>
Verbum Dei’s Foster completes remarkable turnaround
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 18 June 2009
RISING HIGH: Aristacus Foster underwent a 12-month crash course of summer and night classes in a addition to his senior year class load to graduate high school on time.  He’ll head to Jackson ... read more >>
JOSHUA CLOTTEY: Is he more than an opponent?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 June 2009
An intriguing title fight will unfold at Madison Square Garden on HBO Championship Boxing on Saturday June 13 when WBO welterweight champ Miguel Cotto defends his crown against Bronx Bomber Joshua Clottey.For ... read more >>
Gridiron All-Star game
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
The Gridiron Football Academy is proud to present the Gridiron Football Camp, Saturday, June 13, 2009 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. The camp is open to children ages six -13 and will feature NFL players Lendale ... read more >>
When is the parade?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 June 2009
OVER AND OUT: No matter what happens in Game 4 or potentially Sunday for Game 5, some feel that the Lakers can start making parade plans after this weekend.  No matters what happens in Orlando this ... read more >>
Don't Panic! Dodgers' Bases Are Still Safe
Written by Tamara Latta (Sentinel Sports Writer) 11 June 2009
Tuning into the Dodger games lately, it's noticeable that the scoring has decreased dramatically. They've only scored two or fewer runs in six of their last nine games.But if your getting worried, just ... read more >>
Leslie begins final march to WNBA crown
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 June 2009
                                             ONE MORE SHOT: Sparks center ...
A final send-off (and look ahead) to another HS year
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 11 June 2009
PRESENT AND FUTURE: Cathedral senior Randall Carroll, center, repeated as state champion in the 100 and 200 meters and helped the Phantoms tie for the boys state title.  But the 200 race next year ... read more >>
Sparks Coast to Easy Victory over Shock
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 June 2009
Thompson (18 pts), Lennox (17 pts) led charge over defending WNBA champs It was almost a perfect start for the Los Angeles Sparks in their season opener Saturday.A 22-point halftime lead in front of ... read more >>
No Conspiracy Theory Here
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 June 2009
The NBA has been faaaannntastic this playoff season, but many NBA fans have been a little innnsssane.  It would not be farfetched to believe that some of them would think that aliens live among us, ... read more >>
Kobe Shows That Magic Touch
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 June 2009
Orlando disappears in game one STAPLES CENTER — So much for the Orlando Magic posing as a serious threat to the Lakers in their quest for their first NBA title since trading away Shaquille O’Neal ... read more >>

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