Long Beach, Bellflower and Compton city councils approve resolutions supporting Carson football stadium
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2015
CARSON, CA – City council members in Long Beach, Bellflower and Compton have passed resolutions supporting the planned Carson football stadium as a relocation option for the San Diego Chargers and ... read more >>
Father Knows Best for Marcus LoVett Jr.
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 28 May 2015
  NBA dreams can be fleeting, keeping family first is the key     It was about four years ago the buzz was in the air about a freshman basketball prodigy here in the Southland named Marcus LoVett ... read more >>
Who’s the Man? Is LeBron James the Real MVP?
Written by Perry Green and Stephen Riley Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 28 May 2015
Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James (left) and Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (right) It is hard to argue with the 2015 MVP Award selection of Golden State’s Stephen Curry. An incredible regular ... read more >>
Michael Sam: Focused on football, not making history in CFL
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 26 May 2015
  MONTREAL -- Michael Sam says his priority is helping the Montreal Alouettes win, not making history as the first openly gay player in the Canadian Football League. Sam signed a two-year deal with the ... read more >>
Judge dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice
Written by Associated Press 22 May 2015
In this May 1, 2014, file photo, Ray Rice holds hands with his wife Janay Palmer as they arrive at Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse in Mays Landing, N.J. A judge in New Jersey has dismissed domestic ... read more >>
Former Dodgers Great Willie Crawford Named to the CIF All Century Team
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 20 May 2015
WILLIE CRAWFORD A list that includes the who’s-who of California greatest athletes such as baseball icon Jackie Robinson (Pasadena John Muir 1937), Hall of Famer Frank Robinson (Oakland McClymonds ... read more >>
Lakers Win No. 2 Pick in Draft Lottery
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 20 May 2015
Jahlil Okafor Karl-Anthony Towns The Lakers officially own the rights to the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. After surprisingly moving up in the draft and avoiding lose their pick to the ... read more >>
TREVOR ARIZA POWERS ROCKETS BACK IN CONFERENCE FINALS FIRST 1ST TIME SINCE '97
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 17 May 2015
HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden scored 31 points, Dwight Howard had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Houston Rockets never trailed in a 113-100 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, sending ... read more >>
Crenshaw Baseball is Back in Swing of Things; Freshman Adari Lesley powers Cougars
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 13 May 2015
CHAMPIONS AGAIN: Crenshaw High School players hold T-shirts commemorating their 12-0 undefeated Coliseum League team which will begin the City playoffs on Tuesday May 19. STANDING TALL: The 2015 Crenshaw ... read more >>
Former Locke Greats Ozzie Smith and Eddie Murray Return to Watts
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2015
BACK TOGETHER AGAIN: Major League Baseball Hall of Famers Eddie Murray (right) and Ozzie Smith are reunited at Locke High School in Watts for the names of the baseball field in their honor.   Green ... read more >>
MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO SETS PPV MARK WITH 4.4 MILLION BUYS
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 12 May 2015
Manny Pacquiao, left, from the Philippines, trades blows with Floyd Mayweather Jr., during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. Pacquiao lost his biggest fight in the ring, but that won’t stop ... read more >>
Ex-Tar Heel Chris Hawkins arrested in North Carolina sports agent probe
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 12 May 2015
Former North Carolina and Marshall DB Chris Hawkins, pictured at the 2006 NFL combine, has been arrested and charged with violating North Carolina's state sports agent law. AP Photo/Darron Cummings   HILLSBOROUGH, ... read more >>
Former Alcorn State basketball coach Davey Whitney dies at 85
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 11 May 2015
LORMAN, Miss. -- Former Alcorn State basketball coach Davey Whitney has died. He was 85. The school and the Southwestern Athletic Conference confirmed Whitney's death Sunday. No cause of death was given. Whitney ... read more >>
CLIPPERS ROUT ROCKETS 128-95 TO TAKE 3-1 SERIES LEAD
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 11 May 2015
 DeAndre Jordan scored 26 points, surviving Houston's intentional-foul fest in the first half, and the Los Angeles Clippers won 128-95 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 lead and put the Rockets on the brink ... read more >>
Notre Dame QB Everett Golson transferring for final season
Written by TOM COYNE Associated Press 08 May 2015
In this Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson answers a question during media day for the NCAA college football team in South Bend, Ind. Golson has announced he is leaving ... read more >>
Top WNBA players use new leverage to demand trades, sit out
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 08 May 2015
 CANDACE PARKER LAS VEGAS (AP) — Several of the WNBA's marquee players are flexing newly gained leverage to make demands on the league, including forcing trades and dictating when they'll play. Candace ... read more >>
Ed Reed signs final contract with Ravens, then retires
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 08 May 2015
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ed Reed came into the NFL as a member of the Baltimore Ravens, and now he's leaving as one. The nine-time Pro Bowl safety formally announced his retirement Thursday after ... read more >>
EXCLUSIVE, CANDID INTERVIEW WITH FLOYD MAYWEATHER TO PREMIERE SATURDAY ON SHOWTIME
Written by Showtime Sports 08 May 2015
Mayweather Goes In-Depth on Pacquiao Injury, the Possibility of a Rematch and Fighting Beyond Next September SHOWTIME Premiere of World Championship Bout—Mayweather vs. Pacquiao—at 9 p.m. ET/PT ... read more >>
BULLS' JIMMY BUTLER SELECTED AS NBA'S MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 07 May 2015
CHICAGO (AP) -- Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls was named the NBA's Most Improved Player on Thursday after making his first All-Star team and averaging a career high in scoring. The 25-year-old Butler ... read more >>
Mayweather takes his $100 million check and runs
Written by TIM DAHLBERG Associated Press 07 May 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, celebrates after his welterweight title fight against Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)  LAS VEGAS (AP) ... read more >>
Don’t Hate the Player…Hate the Game!
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 07 May 2015
Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather didn’t invent the sport of boxing or the rules and regulations associated with it, but now that he has masterfully capitalized off of it he has become the brunt of criticism. Last ... read more >>
GRIFFIN'S TRIPLE-DOUBLE LIFTS CLIPPERS OVER ROCKETS 117-101
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 05 May 2015
Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, left, talks with teammate Blake Griffin (32) prior to Game 1 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Houston. ... read more >>
WARRIORS' STEPHEN CURRY VOTED NBA'S MVP OVER HARDEN, JAMES
Written by ASSOCIATED PRESS 04 May 2015
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, is presented with the NBA's Most Valuable Player award by Tim Chaney, of Kia Motors, at a basketball news conference announcing Curry as the NBA Most ... read more >>
Hate Some More! Money Mayweather Wins Again! Its another boxing clinic for the Pound for Pound King
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 03 May 2015
With multiple countries represented such as Germany, Canada, Philippines, China, and of course America on deck for the epic showdown featuring Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio, it was ... read more >>
Floyd Mayweather Universe Divided by Class, Race
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Sports Editor 03 May 2015
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao One would not image that a 5’7 Black boxer from the urban bowels of Grand Rapid Michigan is the ultimate division of race, class and gender. However, here it is that Floyd ... read more >>

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