Remembering Larry Doby
Written by Tony McLean, ( 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, 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>