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U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team: Diverse and United We Stand
Written by Nicole Williams, Sentinel Staff Writer 25 June 2014
(AP Photos)   Black players are huge staples for USMNT, make history   In a sport that’s not dominated by many Black soccer players, the U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) has proven otherwise. ... read more >>
Former NFL Star to remain in L.A. Jail on Sex Charges
Written by Associated Press 20 March 2014
Former NFL safety Darren Sharper sits in Los Angeles Superior Court Thursday, March 13, 2014. Sharper must remain in a Los Angeles jail without bail after he was indicted in Arizona on charges ... read more >>
VIDEO: Jim Brown Calls Out Kobe Bryant
Written by Super User 12 December 2013
Clip & Photo Courtesy: The Arsenio Hall Show / Courtesy CBS Television Distribution watch video >>
VIDEO: Jim Brown Has No Sympathy For Victims Of Bullying In The NFL
Written by Super User 12 December 2013
Clip & Photo Courtesy: The Arsenio Hall Show / Courtesy CBS Television Distribution watch video >>
BCAA hosts 5K walk/run to promote diabetes awareness
Written by Jason Lewis, Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 16 July 2013
Andre Farr, BSAA Chairman, is surrounded by Stuart Scott, Matt Barnes, and Kevin Frazier to his left, and Alex Nasrawi, owner of Lex Diamond International, to his right.  Photo by Jason Lewis     The ... read more >>
Ryan Hollins gives back to his community through his yearly basketball camp
Written by Jason Lewis, Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 16 July 2013
Clippers center will host his yearly four day camp at Pasadena Muir High School, August 5-8   Photos by Jeff Lewis     Los Angeles Clippers center Ryan Hollins believes in giving back to his ... read more >>
The LAPD and the Watts Bears are curtailing gang activity
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 20 June 2013
  The LAPD coached Watts Bears is giving young boys an alternative to gang life.     By Jason Lewis Sentinel Sports Editor jasonl@lasentinel.net   There are several layers to youth football.  ... read more >>
Clippers Chaos! What in Dunkin’ Griffin is Going On Here?
Written by Kenneth Miller, Assistant Managing Editor kenneth@lasentinel.net 20 June 2013
Clippers star Blake Griffin (left) has his name linked to a trade that would bring Dwight Howard from the Clippers, but at the center of all the crazy Clippers rumors is free agent Chris Paul (right) ... read more >>
Donald Penn promotes fundamentals at St. Bernard camp
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 19 June 2013
St. Bernard alum provides a free learning experience for youth of all ages. Oakland Raiders cornerback Joselio Hanson (St. Bernard), Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson and Tampa Bay Buccaneers ... read more >>
The Special Olympics showcased the very best in sports
Written by Jason Lewis, Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 14 June 2013
Over 1,100 athletes competed at Long Beach State, and over 7,000 athletes from 170 countries will be on hand when the Special Olympics World Games comes to Los Angeles in 2015.      Jeffrey Morris ... read more >>
PAC-12 Track & Field Championships, held at USC.
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 15 May 2013
Photos by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net)     USC’s Bryshon Nellum (Long Beach Poly High School) was one of the brightest stars of the track meet.  The sprinter, who ... read more >>
Kevin Krigger- Riding the Derby with the Weight of History
Written by Kenneth Miller Asst. Managing Editor 03 May 2013
      The topic of slavery has always been a black eye to America that seemingly will never heal, and when African American jockey Kevin Krigger jumps aboard Goldencents in the 135th running of ... read more >>
UCLA wins the meet, but USC sprinters led the way
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 30 April 2013
USC and UCLA were even after the first leg of the 4x400-meter relay race, but USC took the lead on the final straight away of the race, as they won both relay races that day.  Photo by Jason Lewis     USC ... read more >>
Local Students Athletes are Choosing Black Colleges
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 25 April 2013
HBCUs have a lot to offer black students    Deijenee Nelson could have taken her talents to several colleges around the nation, but she was only considering Historically Black Colleges and Universities, ... read more >>
A long road back to No. 1 for Tiger Woods
Written by Doug Ferguson Associated Press 28 March 2013
Tiger Woods had a big smile on his face during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Tiger Woods holds the championship trophy after winning the ... read more >>
MANTI TE’O SPEAKS OUT ON KATIE: ADVANCE EXCERPT
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 January 2013
MANTI TE’O SPEAKS OUT ON KATIE: ADVANCE EXCERPT   EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW AIRS THURSDAY, JANUARY 24   In his first on-camera interview, Manti Te’o speaks to Katie Couric for her nationally syndicated ... read more >>
2012 Sports Year in Review
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor) 27 December 2012
Gabby Douglas stars at the Olympics   Gabby Douglas became the first African American to win the gold medal in the individual gymnastics competition.  She also won the gold as part of the US’s team ... read more >>
Antron Brown becomes the first African American to win an American auto racing title
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 November 2012
Portrait of a champion- Antron Brown has never settled for anything, and his persistence landed him in the drivers seat on the highest level of drag racing.  Photo by Jason Lewis    Antron Brown ... read more >>
Top Fuel driver Antrol Brown looks to become the first African American Full Throttle Series world champion
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 November 2012
Antron Brown celebrates his Top Fuel victory during the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals auto race at Gateway Motorsports Park on Sept. 30. Photo by Teresa Long/Associated Press   NHRA Full Throttle ... read more >>
Former Crenshaw High School football star Geno Hall shot outside of a Halloween party at USC
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 02 November 2012
Geno Hall (left) was a star at Crenshaw High School, where he was named the City Section Player of the Year in 2009.  He played on a team that also featured Hayes Pullard (USC) and De'Anthony Thomas ... read more >>
LA84 Foundation Sports Library
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net 31 October 2012
The library features over 6,000 instructional and historical sports videos, over 90,000 photographs dating back to the early 20th century, and a variety of books on every sport imaginable.  Photo by ... read more >>
Reede named 2012 Youth Golfer of the Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 October 2012
    James Reede III, currently a freshman at Jackson State University, has been selected by the African-American Golfers Hall of Fame as the 2012 Youth Golfer of the Year.  He will be inducted ... read more >>
Time Warner launches Sportsnet
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 October 2012
Time Warner's Sporsnet will have around the clock coverage of the Lakers, Galaxy, Sparks, and high school sports.  Photo by Jeff Lewis     Inaugural telecast featured guests from the network’s ... read more >>
AEG For-Sale
Written by Chelsea Battle (Sentinel Intern) 27 September 2012
AEG Center in Los Angeles   The announcement that AEG is for sale raises uncertainties for many in the political and business communities, especially as it relates to the pending football stadium ... read more >>
Aries Merritt sets world record in 110 hurdles
Written by Associated Press 19 September 2012
  Aries Merritt won the Olympic gold medal in London.  He recently capped off his amazing season by setting the world record in the 110-meter hurdles.  AP Photo/Anja Niedringaus   Aries Merritt ... read more >>
2012 Sports & Entertainment Career Fair
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 September 2012
 Are you looking to break into the Sports & Entertainment Industry? Do you just need the opportunity to get face to face with the right company? Here is your chance! The Los Angeles Sparks and STAPLES ... read more >>
The Alphas win the Frat Games softball championship
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 August 2012
  The Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., won the Frat Games softball championships for the fourth consecutive year.  Up next for Frat Games will be basketball.     read more >>
21 Countries to Represent in 2012 Los Angeles African Soccer Tournament
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 August 2012
  Sierra Leone’s Leone Stars win 2011 Los Angeles African Community Soccer Tournament   Two Day Event to take place Sept. 1 and 15th at Griffith Park Soccer Fields and Carson’s Home Depot Center ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Against all odds- Ride-Kevin-Ride!
Written by Kenneth Miller Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 July 2012
  Blacks used to be very prominent in horseracing, but today there are only a few.  Kevin Krigger is one of the few, and he’s making the most of his opportunities.  Krigger has 6,196 mounts ... read more >>
Sprinters earn their ticket to the London Olympics
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 28 June 2012
 Justin Gatlin was the man before Usain Bolt hit the scene, but a four-year ban side tracked his career.  But this past Sunday he was able celebrate his win in the men's 100m finals at the U.S. Olympic ... read more >>
Tiger Woods moves the ratings dial
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 June 2012
When Tiger Woods is in contention for a tournament championship, the ratings go through the roof.  Associated Press photo By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netMany people still do ... read more >>
Cook honors single mothers at Dulan’s Soul Food Kitchen
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 May 2012
Brian Cook (left) poses with his wife Victoria Velasquez, two of their sons, Dorothy Williams, manager of Soul Food Kitchen, and Adolf Dulan, owner of Soul Food Kitchen.  Photo by Jason LewisBrian Cook ... read more >>
Former Carson High football player killed in shooting
Written by Associated Press 16 May 2012
Ken McRoyal was a native of New Orleans who moved to Carson after Hurricane Katrina.McRoyal walked onto the Idaho football team and earned a scholarship as a wide receiver. Ken McRoyal played football ... read more >>
Frat Games basketball at Gardena High School
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2012
The “Nupes” of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc knocked off the “Iotas” of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc.   The Frat Games is creating a family environment while supporting the community. The Frat ... read more >>
LeRoy Walker passes away
Written by Associated Press 24 April 2012
LeRoy Walker, the first African-American to head the U.S. Olympic Committee and coach an American Olympic track and field team, has died. He was 93.Scarborough & Hargett Funeral home says Walker died ... read more >>
Tiger Woods is (almost) back!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 March 2012
Tiger Woods finally got over the first hurdle in his comeback attempt.  He won a tournament.  Now he is the favorite to win the Masters, which would complete his comeback.  Photo by Phelan M. Ebenhack/APAfter ... read more >>
Staying active at Rancho Cienga Park
Written by Robert Gillard III 22 February 2012
Some of the senior citizens who walk at Rancho Cienga Park have been doing so for decades.  As one group member said, “You just can‘t have a body sitting all the time. You‘ve got to get out and ... read more >>
Los Angeles Kings celebrate Black History Month
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 February 2012
  The Los Angeles Kings will be holding two special events in honor of Black History Month. On Thursday February 16, 2012 they will feature three original Tuskegee Airmen (the first African American military ... read more >>
Comments from Facebook 1/18/12
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 January 2012
The Oakland Radiers are looking for a new stadium, and Downtown Los Angeles is one site that they are considering. Comments from the Los Angeles Sentinel Sports Section, The Los Angeles Sentinel, and the ... read more >>
Comments from facebook 1/12/12
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 January 2012
Comments from the Los Angeles Sentinel Sports Section, The Los Angeles Sentinel, and the Taste of Soul L.A. facebook pages.Hue Jackson was fired as Oakland Raiders head coach after only one season, in ... read more >>
2011 in Review
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 January 2012
Narbonne High School had to battle Marine League rivals San Pedro and Carson to make it to the City Championship game, where they had to play Carson a second time.  Tray Boone (above) came up big time ... read more >>
The Brotherhood’s Soccer for Success program
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 December 2011
  SOCCER FOR SUCCESS KICK OFF Soccer took center stage in the Los Angeles area recently: At Carson’s Home Depot Center, the Galaxy won the MLS Cup, while in South Los Angeles officials from a number ... read more >>
Tiger Woods returns to winner's circle after two years
Written by Associated Press 05 December 2011
Tiger Woods poses with his trophy after winning the Chevron World Challenge golf tournament at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, Calif.  Photo by Danny Moloshok (AP)After going more than two years ... read more >>
Sierra Leone to face off against Cameroon in exhibition game to highlight Blacks in soccer
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 November 2011
BALDWIN HILLS – In an effort to put a Black face on the game of soccer in Los Angeles, Sierra Leone’s ‘Leone All Stars’ will face Cameroon’s CAMSOLA/L.A. Lions team in an exhibition game on ... read more >>
Comments from facebook 11/30/11
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 November 2011
Comments from the Los Angeles Sentinel Sports, Los Angeles Sentinel, and Taste of Soul facebook pages.NBA Lockout Lisa Allen- At least we'll open with a win (against the Bulls!) That'll make LA fans happy!Daphne ... read more >>
Marion Jones representing US on diplomatic visits
Written by Jeff Latzke Associated Press 26 October 2011
Marion Jones, left, a a former world champion track and field athlete and a former professional basketball player, participates in a basketball clinic at a high school in Belgrade, Serbia.  (AP Photo/ ... read more >>
Comments from The Los Angeles Sentinel Sports Section Facebook page
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2011
Tiger Woods struggles Pam Licavoli: Let's not be so quick to throw Tiger to the Woods. I am a firm believer that a set back, is a set up for a come back. Jason Douglas Lewis: Waiting for Tiger to return ... read more >>
Frat Games championship Sunday
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 August 2011
Jamelle Nelson and the rest of the Alphas were watching balls fly out of Darby Park. The Alphas, who have won the Frat Games title two years in a row, have the top seed heading into championship Sunday. ... read more >>
Is Tiger’s Tale Coming to an end?
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 August 2011
Tiger Woods has tweaked his swing, but he is not getting the desired results. Photo by Jeff Lewis After Tiger Woods failed to make the cut at the PGA Championship this past weekend; questions about his ... read more >>
Hit the links with Byron Scott
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 July 2011
Byron Scott’s foursome took home first prize at last year’s Frank Nelson Fund Celebrity Golf Classic.  Photo by Beth Coller/AFTRA Scott had a tough time last year as the Cleveland Cavaliers head ... read more >>
Felix wins 400 title at nationals
Written by Associated Press 29 June 2011
Allyson Felix wins the 400-meter dash with a time of 50.40. Photo by Rick Bowmer / Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. -- Head so still her ponytail barely bobbed, arms swinging in perfect sync, Allyson Felix, ... read more >>
BSAA- where sports meets business
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 June 2011
Andre Farr has helped change the sports business culture, allowing many blacks to succeed on the business side of sports. Photo by Jeff LewisBSAA- where sports meets businessBlack Sports Agent Association ... read more >>
26th Annual Cedars Sinai Sports Spectacular
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 24 May 2011
Claudia Jordan, Danielle Frost, Michael Strahan, and Nicole Murphy pose on the red carpet of the Cedars Sinai Sports Spectacular VIP after party. Photo by Jason Lewis By Jason LewisSentinel Sports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netA ... read more >>
UCLA men and USC women win at annual dual meet
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 May 2011
USC’s Nia Ali (left), UCLA’s Lindsay Rowe (middle) and USC’s Lauren Blackburn (right) are nearly even going over the third hurdle of the women’s 100-meter hurdles, but Ali pulled away to win (12.97) ... read more >>
For Moments during the Masters, Woods Looks like Tiger of Old
Written by Michael Brown (Sentinel Sports Writer) 13 April 2011
Tiger Woods had viewers on the edge of their seats as he made a late rally at the Masters. Photo by Jeff LewisBack at the friendly confines of Augusta, Woods ties for the lead Sunday before placing fourth.By ... read more >>
The Clippers are being heard
Written by Tamara Latta (Sentinel Sports Writer) 20 January 2011
Eric Gordon is having his best season, and Blake Griffin is amazing as the Clippers knocked off both the Heat and the Lakers.  But as LeBron James said, they cannot simply get up for the best teams.  ... read more >>
2011 Bodybuilding.com Los Angeles Fitness Expo
Written by Super User 20 January 2011
January 29 and 30, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  15 Free Competitions Offer Non-Stop Action!Over 20,000 attendees will start the New Year right when The Bodybuilding.com Los Angeles Fitness Expo, ... read more >>
2010: Sports Year in Review
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 31 December 2010
Basketball Lakers win back-to-back titles. This championship was even sweeter than last year’s title because the Lakers defeated their archrivals, the Boston Celtics.  In this historic match up, the ... read more >>
Letters to the Editor 12/25/10
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 December 2010
Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson I guess the Giants did not get the memo - so let me resend it:To: NY GiantsFrom: HouseQuakeRE: Do Not Kick to DeSean Jackson...If you punt the ball to DeSean Jackson, he ... read more >>
Letters to the Editor 12/16/10
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 December 2010
Sportsman Family Billiards & Restaurant “Cool story. So true about pool losing its viability with young people. Sportsman sounds like a cool place to kick it. I was a manager at a Billiards for three ... read more >>
Letters to the Editor
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 09 December 2010
City Section football championship games “Carson vs. the 'Shaw. Order is restored in the old 4a city tradition. The Colts might give Crenshaw a good run this year.”-Michael Brown via facebookCongratulations ... read more >>
Sportsman Family Billiards & Restaurant is the cool spot
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 December 2010
Pool Hall Tony (above) said to Little Dog “I don’t even know why you’re on my table.”  Little Dog replied, “Shut up sucka!”  And they both fell out laughing.  Watching those two bicker back ... read more >>
Lakers First and Second Units are Hot out the Gate
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 10 November 2010
Shannon Brown is not simply driving the basket anymore, when left open he’s knocking down jump shots.  He is shooting 52 percent from 3-point range.Lamar Odom is playing at an All Star level so far ... read more >>
Bruiser Grappling Academy opens in South Los Angeles
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 November 2010
By Jason LewisSports Editorjasonl@lasentinel.netMichon “Bruiser” Neal had the vision of bringing his passion to the area where he grew up.  This Saturday that dream will be complete, as Neal will ... read more >>
Katrina Cop in the Superdome
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 October 2010
Last year the nation fell in love with the show that the New Orleans Saints were putting on in the Superdome, but five years ago New Orleans police officer Rhett Charles saw the stadium in a different ... read more >>
NASCAR becoming more diverse
Written by Christian Lewis (Sports Writer) 13 October 2010
The Pepsi 400 was run at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana this past Sunday.Photo by Jeff Lewis<!--[if !supportEmptyParas]--> <!--[endif]--><!--[if !supportEmptyParas]--> <!--[endif]-->By ... read more >>
Race and sports heats up again
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 October 2010
Photo by Jeff LewisLeBron James' comments about race stirs the pot in sports.By Jason Lewis                                                                                                                                              ... read more >>
Affordable Group Tennis Lessons
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 August 2010
 Affordable Group Tennis Lessons with Venus and Serena Williams Tennis Academy's Master Tennis Instructor Le George MauldinInglewood, CA — The Venus and Serena Williams Tennis Academy located at the ... read more >>
Tiger in peril after worst performance ever
Written by Michael Brown (Contributing Writer) 14 August 2010
  This past weekend Tiger Woods' struggles went from simple bad to embarrassingly bad.  (Photo by Jeff Lewis) Once thought to be inevitable, Woods passing Nicklaus' record 18 career majors may not ... read more >>
Former NBA Player Lorenzen Wright Found Dead
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 August 2010
 Lorenzen WrightWright, who was a first round pick of the Clippers, was found shot to death By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorFormer NBA player Lorenzen Wright, who was drafted seventh overall by the ... read more >>
Athletes and Hollywood stars are pampered before the ESPY Awards
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 15 July 2010
 Cheyenne of Heavenly Hands Mobile Massage & Spa hit the perfect spot at The Gentlemen's Lounge. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorGuys are guys.  Minimum grooming and we're ... read more >>
Venus Williams: Straight ‘Outta’ Compton
Written by Michael Brown (Contributing Writer) 15 July 2010
 Venus WilliamsBy Michael BrownSentinel contributor writerHundreds of attendees convened at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles at the Young Women's Christian Association fundraiser ... read more >>
All hype in the NBA
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 July 2010
 Free agent Chris Bosh seems to be a super star in his own mind. (Photo by Jeff Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorWe waited for July 1, 2010, for a good two years.  It was supposed to be the ... read more >>
Woods Still Struggling
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 08 July 2010
 Tiger Woods is playing what may be the worst golf of his career. (Photo by Jeff Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorTiger Woods road back to the top of the golf world is not going as well as expected, ... read more >>
Williams continues Wimbledon dominance
Written by Michael Brown (Contributing Writer) 08 July 2010
 Serena WilliamsSerena Williams' fourth Wimbledon title and her 13th Grand Slam singles championship moves her ahead of Billie Jean King into sixth place on the all-time women's Grand Slam list.By Michael ... read more >>
Marcedes Lewis gives back to the community
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 24 June 2010
 Marcedes Lewis explains how to properly come off of the line of scrimmage from a wide receiver's stance. (Photo by Jason Lewis)By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorJacksonville Jaguars tight end Marcedes ... read more >>
Strong, Black and Fast
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 June 2010
 Co-owners of Strong Racing, Derek Strong and Erica Abdullah HillStrong Racing is the first Black owned Stock Car Racing team with their eye on the future of racing sports.By Brian W. CarterSentinel ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Jimmy Winkfield: The last of an era
Written by Tony McClean (Black Action Sports Network) 10 May 2010
Jimmy Winkfield Jimmy Winkfield: The last of an eraThe last Black jockey to win the Kentucky Derby became an international star due to American racismBy Tony McClean,Black Athlete Sports NetworkNEW HAVEN, ... read more >>
Serra’s Ezumah makes immediate impact
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 10 May 2010
YOUNG & FOCUSED: Gardena Serra Chimere has the fastest time in the 400 meters in the Southern California Section and is one of the favorites heading into the final month of the track-and-field season. ... read more >>
Bolt keys record-setting 4 x 100 relay for Jamaica
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 April 2010
In his first appearance of the season at the Penn Relays, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt ran a blistering final leg of the 400-meter relay in 8.79 seconds. Not only did the Jamaicans win in record time for ... read more >>
Galaxy Buddle named player of the week
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2010
Photo Credit: Nick Koza / Sentinel Galaxy's Buddle named Player of the Week Veteran striker has scored team's first seven goals NEW YORK--L.A. Galaxy forward Edson Buddle, who has been on a record goalscoring ... read more >>
Arcadia Invitational Results
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 April 2010
Arcadia Invitational Results*Boys' 4 x 100 Relay (Seeded)1 Dorsey 41.86                2 DeLaSalle 42.17                               ... read more >>
All Sentinel Girls Team (2010)
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 08 April 2010
Hazel Ramirez Tony Scott ALL SENTINEL GIRLS TEAMInglewood's Ramirez, Price's Crabbe named Players of the Year  By Evan BarnesSentinel Sports Editor Player of the Year: Hazel Ramirez (Inglewood, ... read more >>
All Sentinel Boys Team (2010)
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 08 April 2010
Allen Crabbe Dwan Hurt   All Sentinel Boys Team By Evan BarnesSentinel Sports Editor Player of the Year: Allen Crabbe (Price, Sr.) - When the season started, Crabbe was largely under the ... read more >>
Tiger Woods grants first interview since crash
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 March 2010
Tiger Woods' first public interview since the car crashthat changed his life and public image revealed little detail on whathappened that night or his infidelities but it showed him eager torepair his ... read more >>
Percy Knox Invitational kicks off prep track and field season
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 24 March 2010
Percy Knox Invitational kicks off prep track and field seasonBy Evan BarnesSentinel Sports EditorTrack season may have quietly started with the High School Relays at the USC Trojan Invitational last weekend ... read more >>
The Tiger is Back!
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 17 March 2010
Tiger Woods THE TIGER IS BACK!   After five months of deafening silence, Tiger Woods is coming back at the Masters to reclaim his title   By Evan Barnes Sentinel Sports Editor   The long ... read more >>
Hudson to sing "One Shining Moment" at end of Final Four
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
News and NotesHudson to sing "One Shining Moment" at end of Final FourNEW YORK (AP) -- Jennifer Hudson will be the new voice of "One Shining Moment."The Grammy and Oscar winner has recorded her version ... read more >>
An Original Ice Princess: Mabel Fairbanks
Written by Tony McClean (Sports Network) 06 March 2010
Mabel FairbanksAn Original Ice Princess: Mabel FairbanksBy Tony McCleanBlack Athlete Sports NetworkNEW HAVEN, Ct. (BASN) -- When Debi Thomas burst onto the sporting scene in 1986, she became the first ... read more >>
Remembering Black Jockeys
Written by Tony Price (Black Athlete Sports Network) 11 February 2010
Isaac MurphyBlack History MonthRemembering Black JockeysBy Tony PriceBlack Athlete Sports Network BOSTON (BASN) -- Most famous of the black jockeys by far is Isaac Murphy who is considered one of the greatest ... read more >>
L.A. Kings host Black History Night
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 February 2010
LA KINGS HOST BLACK HISTORY NIGHTTonight, the Kings will host their Black History Night celebration at Staples Center when they face the Edmonton Oilers at 7:30 p.m.All fans in attendance will receive ... read more >>
Going For Gold
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 11 February 2010
GOLDEN PURSUIT: Shani Davis already has one goal medal under his belt and he's favored two more in the four events he committed to skating at the Vancouver Winter Games starting Friday.Going For Gold AloneShani ... read more >>
Black History Month: Forgotten Firsts
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 04 February 2010
Fritz Pollard Charlie Sifford Buck O’Neil Major Taylor     Forgotten Firsts Black History Month is about celebrating pioneers who helped shape American culture and contributed ... read more >>

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Conference Champs
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2009
Conference Champs - photo by Nick Koza for Sentinel Los Angeles Galaxy teammates Tristan Bowen(L) and Edson Bundle(R) share a jubilant moment in the locker room with the Western Conference Championship ... read more >>
All Black Golf Club Celebrate 65 Years
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 November 2009
All Black Golf Club Celebrate 65 Years  The Cosmopolitan Golf Club celebrated its 65th anniversary this year and has grown into one of the longest standing All-Black golf clubs in the state. Its membership ... read more >>
Herschel Walker signs MMA contract
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 September 2009
Herschel Walker signs MMA contractSentinel Wire ServicesHerschel Walker, the Heisman Trophy-winning running back and former NFL player with the Minnesota Vikings and Dallas Cowboys, has found a new career: ... read more >>
Sparks hope to stand heat in Phoenix
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 23 September 2009
REMATCH: Sparks forward Vanessa Hayden takes a shot against Phoenix center Tangela Smith when the teams met on July 9. The teams clash Friday in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals. Sparks hope to ... read more >>
Jordan enters Hall of Fame on his terms
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 17 September 2009
UNCOMPROMISING: Michael Jordan's Hall of Fame speech has been subject of discussion but it was just another way of him doing things the same way he's done it for years.  Sports Rap Jordan enters Hall ... read more >>
Lookin at Lucky Wins Del Mar Futurity
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 September 2009
Lookin’ At Lucky and jockey Garrett Gomez win the Grade I, $300,000 Del Mar Futurity, Monday, September 7 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA.     (c) BENOIT PHOTO  Del Mar ... read more >>
Count down to Money May
Written by Kenneth Miller (Managing Editor) 10 September 2009
Floyd Mayweather  Spit BucketCount down to Money May The HBO 24/7 Countdown special notwithstanding, the return to the ring of Floyd 'Please Call Me Money" Mayweather has been anything short of ... read more >>
A Fresh Start Same Ole Goals
Written by Jim Hill (Sports Columnist) 03 September 2009
Joe McKnightKeep The FaithA Fresh Start Same Ole GoalsBy Jim HillSentinel Sports ColumnistFor the first time during its illustrious tradition the USC football team will begin the season with a freshman ... read more >>
Stable Notes: Spring House Repeats in Del Mar Handicap
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
Del Mar Stable NotesSpring House Repeats in Del Mar HandicapIn one of the most exciting races of the summer season, R.D. Hubbard's Spring House successfully defended his title in the $250,000 Del Mar Handicap ... read more >>
Auto Club Speedway welcomes Copart as title sponsor
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 September 2009
Auto Club Speedway welcomes Copart as title sponsor As the result of an agreement between Auto Club Speedway, Camping World and Copart, the NNS race at Auto Club Speedway on Oct. 10 has been re-branded ... read more >>
Bolt honored on Berlin Wall
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2009
ETCHED IN STONE: Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit presented Usain Bolt with a painted piece of the Berlin Wall signifying the two world record he set at the world track-and-field championships. Bolt honored ... read more >>
It's Ready or not for Arreola
Written by Kenneth Miller (Managing Editor) 27 August 2009
Chris ArreolaThe Spit BucketIt's ready or not for Arreola There isn't on African American heavyweight near the title picture, but one who hasBlacks surrounding him is Mexican American Chris Arreola ... read more >>
South Africa's Semenya returns to hero's welcome
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2009
FEELING THE LOVE: South African runner Caster Semenya gestures to the crowd that greeted her after she returned home form winning the woman's 800m race at the track-and-field world championships. South ... read more >>
Internallyflawless Wins Del Mar Oaks
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 August 2009
Internallyflawless and jockey Garrett, right, outrun Nan (Victor Espinoza), right to win the Grade I, $350,000 Del Mar Oaks, Saturday,August 22 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar Ca.  Internallyflawless ... read more >>
THE APPEAL Timothy Bradley vs. Nate Campbell
Written by Kenneth Miller (Managing Editor) 20 August 2009
 THE BUTT END OF IT: Nate Campbell, left, has the most to loseif verdict is not overturned.Spit Bucket: THE APPEALTimothy Bradley vs. Nate CampbellCalifornia State Athletic Commission Reputation on ... read more >>
Three pacific classic prospects sharpen up with workouts
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 August 2009
                                  Magical Fantasy and jockey Alex Solis, right, pull away from the field ... read more >>
Dodgers Fans Seeing Red
Written by Jim Hill (Sports Columnist) 20 August 2009
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Bolt stakes claim to greatest athlete in the world title
Written by Jason Lewis (Staff Writer) 20 August 2009
Jamaica's Usain Bolt reacts after setting a new 100m World Record after the final of the Men's 100m during the World Athletics Championships in Berlin Aug. 16. Bolt stakes claim to greatest athlete in ... read more >>
Speed City Breaks National Track Record
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
The Speed City Track Club in Carson made noise at the National Junior Olympic Track & Field championships with their midget boys (11-12 year old) 4 x 800m relay team smashing the national record by ... read more >>
Hudson making a difference in children’s lives
Written by Tamara Latta (Reporter) 13 August 2009
Orlando Hudson, center, is surrounded by several children who attended his C.A.T.C.H. event at Dodger Stadium.Hudson making a difference in children livesBy Tamara LattaSentinel Contributing WriterOrlando ... read more >>
And Still...Champion! Don King Productions
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 August 2009
Don KingSpit BucketAnd Still...Champion! Don King ProductionsAmong all promoters DKP edges Top Rank with most world championship fightersDon King the boss of Deerfield, Florida based Don King Productions ... read more >>
Low Clark ‘A game changer’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 13 August 2009
Lorinzer “Low” ClarkBy Jason LewisSentinel Contributing WriterLorinzer "Low" Clark has been helping the youth of Los Angeles obtain their goals for over 50 years. His new book Low Clark: Coach ... read more >>
Campbell head butt a commission headache
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 August 2009
BUTT HEAD: WBO junior welterweight champion Timothy Bradley inadvertently bumps heads with challenger Nate Campbell in Rancho Mirage last week. Bradley was awarded a third round TKO victory that will in ... read more >>
Lamar Odom
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2009
Lamar OdomLamar Odom staying with LakersSentinel Wire ServicesLamar Odom is sticking with the NBA champs.After a rocky free-agent courtship, Odom agreed on a multiyear contract to stay with the Lakers, ... read more >>
Stable Notes: Zenyatta sends a message with ‘perfect’ 5-furlong drill
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2009
MARE ON THE MOVE – Ann and Jerry Moss’ undefeated Zenyatta finishes up her final major drill for next Sunday’s (August 9) $300,000, Grade I Clement L. Hirsch Stakes at Del Mar Race ... read more >>
Freeway Fever Running High
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 August 2009
 Chone Figgins Matt KempKeep The FaithFreeway Fever Running HighBy Jim HillSentinel Sports ColumnistBaseball fans in the Southland from south in Orange County to north in Los Angeles intensified their ... read more >>
Gay predicts 100m at worlds will be ‘best ever’
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 30 July 2009
BOLD STATEMENT: Tyson Gay said that not only would the 100-meter dash at the world championships be the best race ever, he’d “shock” the world by upsetting Olympic champion. Usain Bolt.Gay ... read more >>
Del Mar Stable Notes
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 July 2009
Sports stars abound at the Del Mar Thoroughbred on Friday July 24.  Lakers’ Luke Walton (left), Spurs’ Richard Jefferson (third from left), and pro golfer Rick Barnes (second from right), ... read more >>
Remembering Vernon Forrest
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 30 July 2009
SLAIN CHAMPION: Former boxing champ Vernon Forrest was gunned down on July 26 following a failed carjacking attempt.  The lack of noticeable outrage following Forrest’s death, the third involving ... read more >>
Boxer Ron ‘The American Dream’ Johnson Inks Mega Deal with Fidelity Management
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 17 July 2009
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Advice Shipping West for Swaps Stakes
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 July 2009
Jay Em Ess Stable's Rail Trip carries Jose Valdivia, Jr. to victory in the Grade I $700,000 Hollywood Gold Cup Saturday, July 11 at Hollywood Park.Advice Shipping West For Swaps StakesSTABLE NOTESAdvice, ... read more >>
From Russia with Gloves
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 July 2009
Ivan KirpaHARD KNOCK: Ivan Kirpa lands a hard blow on Miguel Angel Rodriguez during his victory by unanimous decision.The Spit BucketFrom Russia with GlovesSUNRISE, FL-His welterweight fight was not seen ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Is Berto A Bust?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 04 June 2009
WBC Welterweight champion Andre Betro improved his record to 25-0 and retained his title with a one-sided decision over Juan Urango in Florida last week. That's the good news for Berto and boxing senator ... read more >>
Battle Lines Drawn for L.A.
Written by Jim Hill 04 June 2009
The Lakers return trip to the NBA Finals as brought about some rather interesting developments among Los Angeles sports teams with the Dodgers continuing to hold onto the best record in Major League Baseball.In ... read more >>
Final "State"- ments
Written by Evan Barnes 04 June 2009
SPEED RACERS: City Section 100 Meters champion DeAnthony Thomas (Crenshaw), left, and 200 meters champion Tevin Carter (Santee) will attempt to catch defending state champion Randall Caroll during the ... read more >>
Belmont Day at Hollywood Park
Written by Super User 04 June 2009
INGLEWOOD- First post time at Hollywood Park will be moved ahead one hour to 12 noon on Saturday as the Belmont Stakes and the entire card from Belmont Park will be imported. Track gates will open at ... read more >>
Money Makes His Point on ESPN
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 02 June 2009
For one am not a person who will always agree with Floyd 'Money May' Mayweather Jr., but after watching his interview with Brian Kenny, I am convinced that the bias against him has just gone a bit too ... read more >>
CIF Masters Meet Results
Written by Evan Barnes 02 June 2009
CIF MASTERS MEET RESULTS   Girls 4 x 100 Relay 1. Rancho Verde (45.81) 2. Long Beach Poly (45.76) 3. Serra (46.13) * St. Mary’s Academy (46.16)   Boys 4 x 100 Relay 1. Serra (40.74 ... read more >>
Serra’s Thompson has up and down performance at Masters Meet
Written by Evan Barnes 02 June 2009
After winning 400 meters, senior trips during 300 hurdles but rebounds to help Serra 4 x 400 relay take second.   It was a mixed bag for Gardena Serra’s Turquoise Thompson at the CIF Southern ... read more >>
CITY SECTION TRACK AND FIELD FINALS
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 29 May 2009
CITY SECTION TRACK AND FIELD FINALS Girls 4 x 100 relay1. Birmingham – 47.422. Carson – 47.783. Washington Prep – 47.99 Boys 4 x 100 relay1. Crenshaw – 41.172. Birmingham ... read more >>
Crenshaw’s Thomas, Santee’s Carter renew rivalry
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 29 May 2009
Birmingham sweeps boys and girls titles while Dorsey boys finish second   The rivalry between Crenshaw sophomore DeAnthony Thomas and Santee junior Tevin Carter will be one to watch next year after ... read more >>
City Section Preliminary Results
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 22 May 2009
May 21 at Birmingham High School Girls 4 x 100m Relay1. Birmingham (47.67)2. Washington Prep (48.39)3. Carson (48.49) Boys 4 x 100m Relay1. Crenshaw (41.36) 2. Birmingham (42.29)3. Taft (42.70)*Dorsey ... read more >>
Crenshaw sets dominant tone at City Section track prelims
Written by Evan Barnes 22 May 2009
Cougars place first in five events, Thomas posts fastest 100-200 times If there was a sign of Crenshaw’s dominance at the City Section track-and-field preliminaries Thursday at Birmingham High ... read more >>
Serra poised for double sweep at Southern Section Division IV finals
Written by Evan Barnes 21 May 2009
SPEEDING: Alexis Faulknor is one of three Serra freshmen looking to make an impact at the Southern Section divisional finals Saturday. Photo by Greg Smotherman What a difference ... read more >>
STABLE NOTES (5-21-09 Edition)
Written by Steve Schuelein 21 May 2009
Ventura To Tackle Males In Shoemaker Mile Nine days after Rachel Alexandra became the first filly in 85 years to win the Preakness Stakes, Ventura seeks to become the first female in 58 years to win ... read more >>
Olympic Gold Medalists Dalhausser and Rogers Victorious at AVP Crocs Tour Houston Open
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
Second-seeded Kessy and Ross Claim First Domestic Women's Title as a Team HOUSTON - Olympic gold medalists and top seeds Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers took home their third title of the 2009 season at ... read more >>
RISARC Announces Caribbean Classic Golf
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
RISARC Consulting, LLC and its’ charitable arm CCGI Foundation announce all new program and dates for its Fifth Annual Caribbean Classic Golf Invitational. The series of events taking place at Iberostar ... read more >>
Track Stats
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 21 May 2009
This is a list of local kids to watch at the City Section Preliminaries (Today) and the Southern Section championships (Saturday). City Section League Results100M (Girls)1. Danielle Pruitt (View Park - ... read more >>

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College Hall Of Famer Wayman Tisdale dies at 44
Written by Associated Press 15 May 2009
Wayman TisdaleWherever Wayman Tisdale went, whatever he was doing, chances were he was smiling.Tisdale was a three-time All-American at Oklahoma in the mid-1980s before playing a dozen years in the NBA ... read more >>
Ward fighting to be a star
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 14 May 2009
It was the early morning of the Kentucky Derby and of course the night of the Ricky Hatton beat down, and here was Andre Ward holding a breakfast roundtable at the New York New York Hotel Casino.Ward is ... read more >>
Hill, Newcombe Honored
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 14 May 2009
One has been the face of sports broadcasting in Los Angeles for the past three decades. The other has been a tireless ambassador for the Dodgers since he joined the team in 1949.Both Jim Hill and Don Newcombe ... read more >>
Texas size inspiration within Beverly Kearney
Written by Evan Barnes 07 May 2009
UNDER HER WATCH: Beverly Kearney has led the Texas women's track and field team to six titles in her 17 seasons but her story of perseverance and commitment to helping others off the track has had ... read more >>
May Day, May Day: Let it Rain Money
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 30 April 2009
The much anticipated epic showdown between pound for pound king Manny Pacquaio and the rugged "There' Only One" Ricky Hatton scheduled for Saturday May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas has taken on an unusual ... read more >>
It’s Taylor’s Turn
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 23 April 2009
Jermain TaylorLast year after his second consecutive defeat at the hands of undisputed middleweight champion Kelly Pavilik, Jermain Taylor contemplated retirement.Humiliated after being knocked out by ... read more >>
City of Arcadia names a day for late Eddie Logan
Written by Sentinel News Service 16 April 2009
Eddie LoganCity of Arcadia names a day for late Eddie Logan, Santa Anita's iconic footman to be honored April 19ARCADIA-The City of Arcadia has proclaimed Sunday, April 19 as "Eddie Logan Day" in honor ... read more >>
Freakish Paul Williams is the Best in the Sport
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 16 April 2009
Paul Williams smashes a left behind the ear of wink Wright in their non title middleweight fight last Saturday April 11 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Williams hurled a unanimous decision ... read more >>

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How Many Punches Can Winky Block?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 09 April 2009
MANDALAY MADNESS: Winky Wright, left, will face a tough match in the youngerPaul Williams on Saturday at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Spit BucketHow many punches can Winky block?Few will doubt that Ronald ... read more >>
The Other Ball Drops
Written by Jim Hill 02 April 2009
With the Bruins and Trojans hoopsters aiming for the next year, the Clippers joining fray although their season is yet to conclude and the Lakers on a championship road to glory, the Dodgers will began ... read more >>
A Live One For Pete's Sake
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 March 2009
Samuel Peter Goossen Tutor Promotions is christening the Nokia Theater at L.A. Live with its first boxing event on Friday March 27 featuring two ranked heavyweights with a combined record of  ... read more >>
Roy Jones Jr., He’s Got Another Cockfight In Him
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 March 2009
I guess we haven't seen the last of Roy Jones Jr. yet after all, but as per the usual you will have to pay to see him. Jones will be returning to action next week in what is billed as a first ... read more >>
Boxing And Music Merge At Planet Hollywood On March 21st
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 March 2009
 The Theater of Performing Arts at Planet Hollywood will host an innovative first when Roy Englebrect Events in association with American Dream Promotions presents a new series; 'Rock This Box', ... read more >>
Black Owner Wins NASCAR Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Southern California once again played host to the Auto Club 500 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. The races have clearly felt the financial crunch of our time due to the scattered empty seats in ... read more >>
Why Winky? Paul Williams Says Why Not!
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 26 February 2009
It's not even a month away and probably not on your radar screen for a must watch event, but critics are already crying about Paul Williams fighting Winky Wright on April 11 at the Mandalay Bay ... read more >>
Our Women, Our History
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 26 February 2009
  As Black History Month ends this weekend (and with Women's History Month starting Sunday), it is only appropriate that we spotlight the Black women who have made an impact in sports. While opportunities ... read more >>
Fourth-quarter comeback helps Lawndale survives playoff opener
Written by Evan Barnes 19 February 2009
    Trailing 62-54 in the fourth quarter, Lawndale Coach Alex Acosta told his team to come out aggressive and focused, hoping to avoid playing their last game at home. Consider the message delivered ... read more >>
L.A.'s Defining Sports Moments
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 19 February 2009
Los Angeles' legacy as a sports town didn't truly begin until 1958 when the Dodgers moved here from Brooklyn. In that half-century since, the City of Angels has produced its fair share of memorable moments. Here ... read more >>
DON KING: Only in America'
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 February 2009
As we embark on the month where our African American heritage is celebrated most, I shadow boxed with the past and came to the future to profile our history into the fisticuff sport of boxing. Perhaps ... read more >>
Sugar Shane Shines Brightest
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 29 January 2009
Kobe Bryant, Cuba Gooding, LaDanian Tomlinson, Lamar Odom are all stars on their own stage, but when they came to see Sugar Shane Mosley in his epic confrontation against Antonio Margarito, they played ... read more >>
Dominating the East Beast
Written by Jim Hill 22 January 2009
I can't think of anymore the Lakers can do to convince the masses that they are the team to beat for the NBA championship, especially after their dominating victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland ... read more >>
Showdown at Staples
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 22 January 2009
So much for the logic that Mix Martial Arts has passed the sport of boxing in popularity. Giant promotional company Golden Boy Promotions which launched its foundation on the heels of Oscar de la ... read more >>
ANDRE BERTO: Is he willing to be great?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 15 January 2009
His name has been on the HBO boxing radar  for a long time. Hot shot power puncher who was deemed to wreck havoc on the welterweight division. His resume included seven first round knockouts, ... read more >>
Lovely in Gold Cardinal Cool Too
Written by Jim Hill 08 January 2009
The USC Trojans began 2009 just like they began 2008 with a victory in the Rose Bowl and became the first team to capture three consecutive 'Granddaddy of Them All' on New Years day.  So much ... read more >>
1-on-1 with Great Shane
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 08 January 2009
With a pending defamation law suit swirling against BALCO founder Victor Conte and sweeping rumors about his alleged split with his wife Jin Mosley bubbling beneath the surface, Pomona born 'Sugar' ... read more >>
Golden Ghosts
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 January 2009
Local teams made a big splash in the playoffs, the Olympics came and went and 2008 left us with plenty of great memories. With no further adieu, here are the Top 10 stories in the sports world that ... read more >>
Fighter of the Year: It's Chad Dawson by a nose
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 01 January 2009
The year of 2008 was not a spectacular year for the African American fighter as one after another went belly-up in the heavyweight division in an effort to thwart the Klitschko's, but there is ... read more >>
Another taste of Sugar
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 18 December 2008
The 2008 boxing calendar will officially close on a whimper this week when Roman Karmazin meets Bronco McKart at the Hollywood Park Casino in Inglewood on Saturday evening. It is a bout that will ... read more >>
Fools Gold: The Emperor is Naked
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 December 2008
LAS VEGAS-Man was I ever wrong and I've heard it loud and clear from Dave Smith of AM 830 whom I lost a Ruth Chris House steak dinner to, from James Wimberley who brutally let me have it after ... read more >>
Pacquiao Does Not Measure Up To Statute of Golden Empire
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 04 December 2008
This is not a match made in boxing heaven. This is a match made in a boxing boiler room with a Swiss banker and a Harvard lawyer. Both Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer and Top Rank Inc. ... read more >>
Following His Golden Rules
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 November 2008
It is a rare occasion when an African American newspaper chronicles the exploits of an individual who is not Black unless that person holds a political position such as Mayor or does something that ... read more >>
Shane, Antonio or Oscar; Come and Get Some
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 20 November 2008
Some fighters just talk the talk and then there are those such as Paul “The Punisher” Williams who walks the walk. Pomona’s Sugar Shane Mosley can be considered as one of those throwback ... read more >>
Gold Medalist Dawn Harper honored in Inglewood
Written by Julia Arthur Wick (Sentinel Intern) 17 November 2008
In Inglewood, not far from the 405 freeway and the famed Randy's Donuts, there is a sleepy, palm-lined block of W. Manchester Blvd that houses a small, storefront gym. The Airport Marina Physical ... read more >>
Bloodied and Bowed
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 November 2008
FINISHED: There’s no reason for Roy Jones to take this anymore.That’s it! It’s over! Hang ‘em up! Or what ever you want to use to describe what Roy Jones Jr. next move should be. ... read more >>
Stable Notes: McLaughlin to Run Pair In Turf Festival
Written by Steve Schuelein 13 November 2008
It will be something old and something new for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin during the Turf Festival Nov. 28-30 at Hollywood Park. McLaughlin said from New York Sunday veteran Shakis would conclude ... read more >>
Stable Notes: Charlie's Moment Ready For Real Quiet
Written by Steve Schuelein 06 November 2008
Trainer and co-owner Walther Solis, who scored his biggest victory here with Time to Get Even in the 2007 Lazaro S. Barrera Stakes, thinks it's time for another stakes victory with Charlie's ... read more >>
Can Jones/Calzaghe Sell?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 06 November 2008
Can Jones / Calzaghe Sell?At the gritty age of 43 Bernard Hopkins proved that he still has it. Now, long time nemesis Roy Jones Jr. is hoping to recapture the magic that once hailed him as one of the ... read more >>
Stable Notes
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2008
The $750,000 CashCall Futurity and the 18th Turf Festival highlight the $4.5-million stakes calendar at Hollywood Park's 40-day Autumn Meet, which opens Wednesday, Oct. 29. The CashCall Futurity, ... read more >>
Paul 'The Punisher' Williams
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 30 October 2008
This week the boxing calendar is flush with a bevy of bouts from Vivian Harris 10 round affair in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, to Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Pay Per View in Las Vegas, and in our backyard ... read more >>
Week 7 Roundup
Written by Evan Barnes 25 October 2008
    Narbonne outlasts San Pedro in 3OT Thriller For 47 minutes, San Pedro had Narbonne’s number. The Pirates were leading 6-0 and had the Gauchos on the ropes, threatening to score an upset. One ... read more >>
Bryant to forego surgery on pinkie
Written by Associated Press 11 September 2008
(AP) Kobe Bryant will not have surgery on his right pinkie because recovery would take too long. Bryant has played with damaged ligaments in the finger since February, but said Tuesday that he won’t ... read more >>
Upshaw’s Legacy Chronicled
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 28 August 2008
The NFL lost one of their legends last week when Gene Upshaw unexpectedly passed away from pancreatic cancer. Upshaw’s legacy will be remembered as a Hall of Fame player, and as a man who fought ... read more >>
Jones Splashes into History
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 14 August 2008
While most chose to focus on the historic goal of Michael Phelps trying to win eight gold medals, history was already made in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay as his teammate Cullen Jones became the second ... read more >>
KEEP THE FAITH: Getting Their Guards Up
Written by Jim Hill 07 August 2008
Tired of getting whacked around in the Wild Wild West, the Clippers did what any good prizefighter would do and that is they have since put their dukes up. Declare this team, which lost Elton Brand ... read more >>
Olympic Dream Denied
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2008
PLEA FOR JUSTICE: Nia Abdallah, seated third from left, has received worldwide support in her appeal over losing an Olympic trial tae kwon do match that many feel she should have won.2004 Tae-kwon-do ... read more >>
Carson track club scores big at Junior Olympics
Written by Evan Barnes 07 August 2008
Speed City wins bantam 4 x 400 relay gold, midget 4 x 400 silver and 800m bronze The Speed City Youth Track Club may have just relocated to Carson this past year, but they already made an impact the ... read more >>
Local Athletes Ready for Olympic Close-Up
Written by Evan Barnes 07 August 2008
Beijing Gold Rush starts Saturday Over 10,000 athletes have come to Beijing, China with one of either two goals - represent their country proud or win a gold medal. That’s the hope that everyone will ... read more >>
Commentary: Marion Jones not Wrong to Look for Presidential Pardon
Written by Wendell Simpson, Blackathlete.com 31 July 2008
ORLANDO -  One could say Marion Jones has gone loopy during her time on lock down: she’s recently written to George Bush - in earnest - asking the Prez to grant her a pardon on her conviction ... read more >>
X marks the spot for ESPN’s Masekela
Written by Evan Barnes 31 July 2008
As X Games 14 kicks off today downtown and continues at the Staples Center and Home Depot Center, Sal Masekela will once again be the leading voice of the largest action sports showcase in the country. Since ... read more >>
Youth Basketball Tournaments: Very Few Blacks at the Top of the Food Chain
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 July 2008
I just returned from Las Vegas on Sunday and I could not help but notice the many boys and girls with their parents participating in an array of basketball tournaments taking place there. Basketball ... read more >>
For Bolden, success is more than a journey
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 24 July 2008
Compton native to lead U.S. Women’s track and field team in upcoming Olympic Games  Three weeks before the 2008 Summer Olympics kick off on August 8 in Beijing, U.S. women’s Olympic track and field ... read more >>
For the love of the game
Written by RA’KENNA JOSEPH, Sentinel Intern 17 July 2008
Coach inspires players to higher education  “Basketball is not a game, it’s a lifestyle,” said Charles “Poncho” Perry, 39, head of West Coast Academy Basketball ... read more >>
Jordan Farmar Travels to Israel for Summer Clinics
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 July 2008
Farmar to host basketball clinics for Palestinian and Israeli children through a program New York, NY - Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Farmar, in partnership with the Peres Center for Peace, will ... read more >>
KEN MILLER: New Deals in B-Ball
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 17 July 2008
It’s been a minute since we last touched each other, but better late than not at all with what’s really going down. Both the Clippers front office and Elton Brand cannot be telling the ... read more >>
Blacked Out
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 July 2008
Perception usually is not reality with sports images The perception of the black athlete has become one of a thug and a criminal. But the statistics do not support that notion at all. So why do we ... read more >>
The Return of Lord Baron
Written by Jim Hill 10 July 2008
Roughly a week after Seattle (and soon to be Oklahoma) drafted UCLA sophomore guard Russell Westbrook with the No. 4 selection in the NBA draft, the Clippers brought back home another former Bruin star. ... read more >>
Remembering Larry Doby
Written by Tony McLean, (Blackathlete.net) 10 July 2008
First Black American League player, World Champion, Seven time All-Star, Baseball pioneer NEW HAVEN, Ct.— This past weekend marked the 61th anniversary of Larry Doby’s debut as the first ... read more >>
Will it Happen?
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 10 July 2008
Legendary boxing promoter Don King could develop a powerful partnership with Billionaire Catt music mogul Michael McCant that will spice up the sport When 46-year old rising entertainment music ... read more >>
Local Coach Uses His Past to Mentor Troubled Youth
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 07 July 2008
It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child. All too often, negative forces steer a child from his or her God-given potential, but the coaches at Say No to Drugs basketball camp direct ... read more >>
Woods Makes First Comments Since Surgery
Written by Bob Harig, ESPN.com 03 July 2008
Saying he is wearing a full, straight knee brace and will need to be on crutches for at least three weeks, Tiger Woods made his first public remarks Monday since undergoing reconstructive surgery on June ... read more >>
New Mega Gym Opens in Hawthorne
Written by Johnni Matthews, Special to the Sentinel 03 July 2008
Hangar Athletic Exchange will host NBA and WNBA Basketball CampsSouthern California just got another big attraction in the Los Angeles area that will soon become the premier basketball facility on the ... read more >>
Tiger’s Latest Roar Brings About a Knee-Jerk Reaction
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 19 June 2008
All Still a Buzz After Epic 19-Hole Masterpiece It’s an hour before the NBA Finals at Staples Center and ESPN studio host Michael Wilbon is more concerned where Tiger is on the leader board of the ... read more >>
Week Gone Bad
Written by Jim Hill 12 June 2008
From Money May to Big Brown to Kobe Bryant, last week was a week when the best boxer pound for pound announced that he would retire for good from the sports of boxing, horse racing was left puzzled ... read more >>
Crenshaw Rallies to Win First City Softball Title
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 29 May 2008
The team poses with the Invitational trophy after winning the school's first softball championship Down 4-1 in the seventh, they defeat defending Invitational champion Lincoln 6-4 in ... read more >>
Williams Smashes Her Way Into History
Written by Evan Barnes 01 May 2008
Crenshaw junior hits 18th home run to set state single-season record   With one swing in the second inning, Alia Williams stamped her name into history on Monday as the Crenshaw junior third baseman ... read more >>
Teen Dies in Texas Hoop Tourney
Written by Evan Barnes (Sports Editor) 01 May 2008
Tragedy struck Daniel Murphy High School as DeShawn Newton, a 14-year old promising freshman who played on the basketball team, died suddenly on April 26 after playing in a tournament in Grand Prairie, ... read more >>
NCAA Championship: NOT!
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 10 April 2008
DEJECTED: UCLA watches another season end in the Final Four without a title.No mo for fo and that’s all she wrote for coach Ben Howland and the UCLA Bruins basketball team which fell face first ... read more >>
Awards Show Diverse in Presenters, Not Awards
Written by Evan Barnes 10 April 2008
MODEL CITIZEN: San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson served as co-host and presented three awards at the Southern California Sports Awards. Tomlinson also won for Pro Athlete ... read more >>
Lakers, UCLA, and The Dodgers
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 March 2008
Don’t trip on that one point loss by the Lakers to the lowly Kings. The Lakers have played at a high-octane level since they’ve signed Pau Gasol, but the lack of consistent depth is hurting ... read more >>
Drew Carries Taft to Second City Title
Written by Evan Barnes 02 March 2008
Narbonne defeats Chatsworth to win girls championship Larry Drew Jr. made the McDonald’s All-American team and will play for North Carolina next season, but something was missing from his stellar resume ... read more >>
Taft, Dominguez Headline Division I State Regional Bracket
Written by Evan Barnes 02 March 2008
Poly No. 1, Narbonne No. 3 in girls’ Division I bracket There’s no time to rest for CIF City champions Taft and Narbonne or Southern Section Division I-AA champions Dominguez and Long Beach Poly as ... read more >>
View Park Crowned With Second City Title Sweep
Written by Evan Barnes 02 March 2008
Small school champs make it two it in a row over LACES Don’t look now but the most successful basketball power in the area isn’t Crenshaw or Dorsey – it’s tiny View Park Prep, who completed their ... read more >>
POLY SHUTS DOWN MILLIKAN 66-33 FOR THIRD CIF TITLE
Written by Evan Barnes 01 March 2008
If there was any doubt that Long Beach Poly wouldn’t leave the Walter Pyramid with the CIF title, it was eliminated when senior forward Jasmine Dixon registered two blocks on one of Long Beach Millikan’s ... read more >>
Burns Takes Over as 51st President of Sugar Bowl
Written by Evan Barnes 21 February 2008
The New Orleans native is the 2nd Black President in the organization’s history For Ronnie Burns, being announced as the new President of the Sugar Bowl Committee was a moment he has prepared for his ... read more >>
Woods Unveils Statue of Father at Learning Center
Written by Associated Press 24 January 2008
  PAYING TRIBUTE TO DAD: Tiger Woods speaks to the crowd as the statue of him and his late father, Earl, stands in the lobby. Woods spoke about how the statue symbolized his father's unconditional ... read more >>
Taylor Posthumously oted to NFC Pro Bowl Team
Written by Associated Press 27 December 2007
NEW YORK (AP) - Pro Bowl voters honored the memory of Sean Taylor. They also used a lot of votes on Dallas Cowboys and none on the NFC South, which didn’t get a player into the league’s ... read more >>
UCLA Signs a Heralded Class of Four on the First Signing Day
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 22 November 2007
UCLA head coach Ben Howland announced Nov. 14, the signing of a heralded class of four student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to attend UCLA in the fall of 2008. It was the first day of the early ... read more >>
Resolution for Don King
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 22 November 2007
LAST LAUGH: Boxing promoter Don King always seems to get last laugh on his competition. Here, he promotes blockbuster pay-per-view event featuring Roy Jones Jr. and Felix Trinidad. Famed boxing promoter ... read more >>
Sports Lawyer Glenn Hopes to Reverse Trend for Blacks
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 08 November 2007
California attorney Everett L. Glenn, is expanding his business law practice with the establishment of Entertainment & Sports Plus. The firm will focus on providing tools and services to help athletes ... read more >>
COMENTARY: Tha Duce
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 October 2007
It is rather fitting that more than 50,000 people will be showing up this week to celebrate my 30 years with the Sentinel as Taste of Soul unveils itself to the world again on Sat. Oct. 13 on Crenshaw ... read more >>
Track Star Jones Admits to Steroid Use
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 11 October 2007
The five medals won by Marion Jones in Sydney are history after the track sprinter sent a letter to close family and friends admitting that she used steroids before the 2000 Olympics.On Monday she agreed ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Olympic Track Star Jones is Broke
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 05 July 2007
Seven years after winning a women’s record five Olympic track and field medals and snagging multimillion-dollar endorsement deals, Marion Jones is broke.The sprinter is heavily in debt, fighting ... read more >>
Emery Is Ray Of Light For Senators
Written by Evan Barnes, Sentinel Staff Writer 07 June 2007
The Ottawa Senators advanced to this year’s Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in team history and goaltender Ray Emery is a big reason why.After splitting throughout early this season with ... read more >>

 

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