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Same old thing for UCLA
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 22 August 2012
  Running back Johnathan Franklin (Dorsey HS) has had a good career at UCLA, but UCLA has nothing to show for it.  Inserting quarterback Brett Hundley may change all of that.  Photo by Jason Lewis ... read more >>
Around the NFL: 49ers can go all the way; Expect a better year out of Desean Jackson
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 22 August 2012
  The 49ers were at the doorsteps of the Super Bowl last year, and they may be the team to beat come playoff time this year.  Photo by Jeff Lewis   Take the 49ers in the NFC   Defense wins championships, ... read more >>
Don Newcombe receives MLB's Beacon of Hope Award
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 August 2012
     Don Newcombe in a familiar stance.   Don Newcombe, the Dodger   Award was presented by Dodger All-Star Matt Kemp as a part of Delta Civil Rights Game Weekend.                  ... read more >>
Jeter and Felix close out the Olympics
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 16 August 2012
   Carmelita Jeter pointed at the clock in amazement after the women’s 4x100-meter relay race.  Her team not only won the gold medal, but they also set a world record. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) United ... read more >>
U.S. rebounds in track to rack up several Olympic gold medals
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 15 August 2012
  U.S. 110-meter hurdlers Aries Merritt took the gold medal with a time of 12.92 seconds. AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus     Top 5 medal winners   Country Gold Silver Bronze Total United ... read more >>
USA Basketball considering age limit for 2016 Olympics
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 15 August 2012
   Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant helped the USA men’s basketball team win the gold medal.  But if NBA Commissioner David Stern has his way, none of them will be eligible ... read more >>
The Lakers trade for No. 17
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 11 August 2012
  The Lakers are now on the verge of their 17th title.  Andrew Bynum (17) served his purpose.  He developed into a good enough player to be traded for Dwight Howard (12), who can help the Lakers catch ... read more >>
Gabby Douglas soars to Olympic Greatness
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 09 August 2012
  AP Photo The Gold medal winning gymnast will inspire a generation of African Americans in the way that Venus & Serena Williams and Tiger Woods did.  The world’s greatest athletes converge ... read more >>
Compton’s Golden Girls: Venus and Serena Williams have become the greatest Olympic tennis players ever!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 09 August 2012
  AP Photo  Venus and Serena Williams have four gold medals each, more than any other tennis player in Olympic history!   Venus and Serena Williams have been climbing the ranks of the greatest tennis ... read more >>
Athlete’s Corner: You’re here…and they’re not!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 09 August 2012
  Jordin Canada is one of the best high school basketball players in the nation.  One reason is that she works out harder than her opponents.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Jeff Johnson is a former football ... read more >>
Around the Ring: 50 Cent and Money May's promotion company; Deotay Wilder is a rising star
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 09 August 2012
  Deotay Wilder made short work of another opponent.  That brings his record to 24-0 with 24 knockouts.      Time for rising star Deotay Wilder to step it up   If you like knockouts, watch a ... read more >>
Jamaican sprinters run past the US in the 100
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 09 August 2012
  It did not take long for Jamaica’s Usain Bolt to show that the world had not caught up to him, as he won the 100-meter dash for a second consecutive Olympics.  AP Photo/Matt Dunham   Jamacia’s ... read more >>
Jamaican Fraser-Pryce edges Jeter for Olympic gold
Written by EDDIE PELLS (AP National Writer) 05 August 2012
    Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrates winning gold in the women's 100-meter final during the athletics competition in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, ... read more >>
Gabby Douglas wins a second gold medal
Written by Associated Press 02 August 2012
  Earlier this week Gabby Douglas was a part of the USA team that won the gold in the team all around gymnastics competition.  Now she has become the first African American to win the individual competition.  ... read more >>
Going for the gold
Written by Associated Press 02 August 2012
  Gabrielle Douglas, as she reached for the gold Gabrielle Douglas was part of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team winning their first Olympic gold medal in women's gymnastics since 1996, and is also ... read more >>
Around the Ring: Broner looking to be the next 'Money May' and Thurman creates his own controversy
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 26 July 2012
  Adrien Broner (left) had an easy night against a much smaller opponent.  Photo by Joseph Fuqua/AP   Adrien Broner looking to be the next Floyd Mayweather   Adrien “The Problem” Broner is ... read more >>
Sigma Gamma Rho partners with USA Swimming
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 July 2012
  Sigma Gamma Rho International President Joann Loveless (left) and USA Swimming’s Talia Mark, Multicultural Marketing Manager for USA Swimming, signing the partnership agreement.  Photo by Glenn ... read more >>
Ryan Hollin's Basketball Camp - July 30th - Aug 1st
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 July 2012
    Hard work, dedication and commitment have been constant themes throughout Ryan Hollins’ 6 year NBA career and, prior to embarking on his 7th, he returns to his hometown of Pasadena, CA to give ... read more >>
NBA’s Brandon Jennings refurbishes basketball court in Compton
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 July 2012
  Tragniew Park received a major upgrade due to the efforts of Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings, who is from Compton.   Tragniew Park before it was refurbished.     Milwaukee Bucks ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Sure, the current USA basketball team could beat the Dream Team
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 26 July 2012
  The Dream Team (top) had some of the greatest basketball players ever, while the current team has many of the best players of today, but they are not stacked with Hall of Famers.    Please do ... read more >>
4th Annual Nike Basketball 3-On-3 Tournament
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 July 2012
The slam-dunk competition is one of many highflying acts at Nike 3-on-3 basketball tournament at L.A. Live. Photo by Jason Lewis There were a number of youth teams at the tournament last year.  Here ... read more >>
Around the Ring: Khan KO'd; Broner on HBO; and boxing in Hollywood
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 19 July 2012
   Cruiserweight boxer Paul Parker traveled to Hollywood for his first professional fight, and he put on a show…that lasted about two  minutes.  A big right hand punch and this fight was over.  ... read more >>
Blair Holliday injured in jet-ski accident, condition improving
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 19 July 2012
 Blair Holliday was featured as a Sentinel Student Athlete of the Week last year.  He graduated from Oaks Christian High School with a 3.7 grade point average, which allowed him to attend Duke University.    Holliday ... read more >>
Big Like Me football camp teaches fundamentals for the most important part of the game… the line
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 19 July 2012
 Fairfax junior Devin Rickenbacker works on staying low during a drill at the Big Like Me camp.  Rickenbacker started on the offensive line as a sophomore on the varsity team, and he’s looking to ... read more >>
Dawn Harper is looking for a second gold medal at the London Olympics
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 11 July 2012
  Dawn Harper trains harder and more intense now that she can commit all of her attention to track.  Leading into the 2008 Olympics, she had three jobs as a recent college graduate, and she had to find ... read more >>

 

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