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 >>
Theus hired as Sacramento Kings Coach
Written by Associated Press 27 June 2007
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Reggie Theus scored the first basket in the history of the Sacramento Kings nearly 22 years ago — and the club has put the ball back in his hands.Kings owners Joe and Gavin ... read more >>
Introducing Anthony "The Tyger" Hanshaw
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 27 June 2007
Wearing a South Pole T-shirt and casual blue jeans at one of the many press conferences promoting his showdown with the legendary Roy Jones Jr., Anthony ‘The Tyger’ Hanshaw’ entered the ... read more >>
Laila Ali
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Sports Writer 13 June 2007
Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee, Rumba Young Woman Rumba!Laila Ali was born in Miami Beach on December 30th, 1977 to Muhammad Ali and his third wife, Veronica Porche. The most famous of The ... read more >>
Champion Boxer Brings Fight Home
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 13 June 2007
If the nation’s Latinos can have Oscar de la Hoya, then African Americans can surely cling to a five-time world-boxing champion whose reputation outside the ring personifies character, dignity ... 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 >>
Lakers "Mess" Has Bryant "Furious"
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 May 2007
Saying the Lakers used him as a “scapegoat” for the Shaquille O’Neal saga and also declaring that he “now has some serious trust issues [with the organization]” superstar ... read more >>
Goodbye NFL, Hello ESPN
Written by Evan Barnes, Sentinel Staff Writer 31 May 2007
After an 11-year career, Keyshawn Johnson announced on May 23 that he would retire from the National Football League and will begin the next phase of his career working for ESPN.Johnson, who was born ... read more >>
Bonds Watch: 745 And Counting
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 16 May 2007
Barry Bonds is inching closer and closer to the most hallowed record in baseball and is now 10 shy of tying Hank Aaron’s record of 755 home runs.Bonds now stands at 745 and is continuing to hit ... read more >>
The Lakers Should Fire Phil Jackson
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 03 May 2007
As Kobe Bryant walked off the Staples Center court for the last time this season [assuming the Lakers lost in Phoenix on Wednesday] with his head bowed and uniform soaked and heading into the darkness ... read more >>
Sparks' Lisa Leslie Signs Multi-Year Contract
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 03 May 2007
EL SEGUNDO- Los Angeles Sparks' center and three-time WNBA MVP Lisa Leslie has signed a multi-year contract, it was announced by General Manager Penny Toler. Per team policy, terms of the deal were ... read more >>
Mayweather Appears to be a Lock
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 03 May 2007
I got a call from a childhood friend a few days ago and he just could not resist the temptation of spending the entire 30 plus minute conversation discussing the epic confrontation featuring undefeated ... read more >>
Lakers Phil Sun Burn
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 25 April 2007
The Lakers are not on the brink of elimination in their best of seven first round series against the hated Phoenix Suns, just close to it as while fans hold their collective breath in wake of another ... read more >>
Kobe powers the Lakers into NBA Playoffs
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 18 April 2007
Lakers fans are eternal optimist. They believe the Lakers will always have a chance to win the championship as long as they get into the NBA playoffs.It doesn't matter who you talk to the majority ... read more >>
Major League Baseball Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 18 April 2007
Major League Baseball's league-wide 60th Anniversary Celebration of Jackie Robinson's Major League debut, was held this Sunday, will included festivities at each of the 15 games throughout Major ... read more >>
Rutgers Women Basketball: Best of America Team of eight young Blacks reflect nation's values
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 12 April 2007
Hailing her women's NCAA national championship team as "the best the nation has to offer," and certifying them as young ladies of distinction, class and God's representatives in every ... read more >>
Basket Cases
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 11 April 2007
One is storied franchise dripping with purple and gold championship banners and another is a sour organization stained in brutal futility and beaming light of yester year now only a faintly lit candle.With ... read more >>
Celebrating The Legacy of Jackie Robinson
Written by Evan Barnes, Sentinel Sports Writer 11 April 2007
As this year marks the 60th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the modern day color barrier on, Major League Baseball will celebrate this achievement at Dodger Stadium Sunday night as part of “Jackie ... read more >>
Retired Grambling State Coach Dies - a Legend in College Football
Written by Evan Barnes, Sentinel Staff Writer 04 April 2007
One of the greatest coaches in the history of college football and one of the America’s true pioneers, Eddie Robinson died Tuesday night at the age of 88, after a lengthy battle with Alzhimer’s ... read more >>
Serena Clips Another Top Ranked Player and Wins Over Half Million Dollars in Florida
Written by Associated Press 04 April 2007
Associated PressKEY BISCAYNE, Fla. - A forgiving net cord saved Serena Williams from defeat, and she made the most of the lucky bounce. One point from losing the final in the Sony Ericsson Open, Williams ... read more >>
Compton Kid Leads UCLA to NCAA Final Four
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 28 March 2007
When UCLA star guard Arron Afflalo was a 10-year-old youth, he was a stand-outbasketball player for Issy Washington’s Slam-N-Jam Development Leaguein Carson. Washington was one of the first to recognize ... read more >>
Three Blacks Stay Alive
Written by By Kenneth Miller, Sentinel Sports Editor 22 March 2007
As the NCAA men's tournament field was trimmed to 16 so to were the number of African American coaches which went from 15 to just three after the first two rounds of March Madness. It is no surprise ... read more >>
For Blacks It's A Swish
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 14 March 2007
There will only be 15 African American head coaches on theside lines when the 64 team field NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins onMarch 15 to decide which school will wear the coveted National ... read more >>