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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 >>

 

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