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On the Soapbox: Sure, the current USA basketball team could beat the Dream Team
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 26 July 2012
  The Dream Team (top) had some of the greatest basketball players ever, while the current team has many of the best players of today, but they are not stacked with Hall of Famers.    Please do ... read more >>
4th Annual Nike Basketball 3-On-3 Tournament
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 July 2012
The slam-dunk competition is one of many highflying acts at Nike 3-on-3 basketball tournament at L.A. Live. Photo by Jason Lewis There were a number of youth teams at the tournament last year.  Here ... read more >>
Around the Ring: Khan KO'd; Broner on HBO; and boxing in Hollywood
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 19 July 2012
   Cruiserweight boxer Paul Parker traveled to Hollywood for his first professional fight, and he put on a show…that lasted about two  minutes.  A big right hand punch and this fight was over.  ... read more >>
Blair Holliday injured in jet-ski accident, condition improving
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 19 July 2012
 Blair Holliday was featured as a Sentinel Student Athlete of the Week last year.  He graduated from Oaks Christian High School with a 3.7 grade point average, which allowed him to attend Duke University.    Holliday ... read more >>
Big Like Me football camp teaches fundamentals for the most important part of the game… the line
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 19 July 2012
 Fairfax junior Devin Rickenbacker works on staying low during a drill at the Big Like Me camp.  Rickenbacker started on the offensive line as a sophomore on the varsity team, and he’s looking to ... 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 >>
High school athletes learn on and off the field at the 3rd Annual Christopher Owens Football Camp
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 11 July 2012
    Dorsey’s Delvon Hardaway (left) gets his chance to work against NFL cornerback Christopher Owens, who graduated from Dorsey in 2004.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Christopher Owens interacts with ... read more >>
Lakers bolster roster while Clippers keep theirs together
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 11 July 2012
  The Clippers will have Blake Griffin around until 2018, as he signed a five-year, $95 million contract extension.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Steve Nash gives the Lakers the best point guard that they ... read more >>
Serena looks for more Grand Slam titles
Written by The Associated Press 11 July 2012
   Serena Williams proved that she is not finished yet as she won her fifth Wimbledon title.  She is now in the conversation with the greatest women’s tennis players ever, and she says that she is ... read more >>
2012 X Games Los Angeles Photo Gallery
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 03 July 2012
  Manny Santiago (left) from Puerto Rico flies through the air on the street course.  In his first career appearance in the street finals he placed sixth.  The gold medal went to Paul Rodriguez.  ... 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 >>
X Games is this weekend at LA Live
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 28 June 2012
Nyjah Huston was the star of last year’s X Games, and he is looking to defend his skateboard street title. Photo by Travis Burke/ESPN Images   X Games' Sal Masekela (right) interviews Los Angeles ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: LeBron James has finally arrived as one of the greatest ever
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 22 June 2012
     LeBron James now has the hardware to strengthen the argument that he is one of the greatest NBA players ever.  Photo by Lynne Sladky (AP) Please do not argue with the Sports Editor.  That's ... read more >>
Serra baseball has built a super program
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 June 2012
Dominic Smith is one of a few Serra athletes that is making a name for himself on a national level.  The junior is on USC’s radar, and he was the first ever sophomore to make the Milwaukee Brewers ... read more >>
ESPN’s X Games Celebrates 10th Year in Los Angeles
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 21 June 2012
Legendary skateboarding Steve Steadham catches some air at the Skate Pro Legends event at the X Games 16.  Photo by Jason Lewis The X Fest allowed fans to interact with the weekend events.  This skater ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: Boxing’s constant black eye
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 June 2012
  Manny Pacquiao (right) out punched Timothy Bradley, and hurt him a few times, but the judges gave the fight to Bradley.  Legendary boxing trainer Teddy Atlas called the decision a case of “incompetence ... read more >>
State High School track & field championships
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 June 2012
Notre Dame junior Khalfani Muhammad (center) won the 100 and 200-meter dashes, and he helped his school win the 4x100-meter relay race.  Photo by Greg Smotherman/ www.smothermanimages.photoshelter.comLong ... 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 >>
Around the Ring: Boxing action from Home Depot Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 06 June 2012
Winky Wright, right, takes a punch from Peter Quillin in the ninth round of a middleweight boxing match.  Quillin won by unanimous decision in the 10-round bout. Photo by Jae C. HongAntonio Tarver, right, ... read more >>
On the Soapbox: UCLA’s big recruit
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 June 2012
 Please do not argue with the Sports Editor.  That’s like expecting an athlete to pay to become a member of a group that generates million of dollars.  It just does not make any sense.  Illustration ... read more >>
LeBron James posts great stats, but disappears again
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 06 June 2012
LeBron James finished the game with 30 points, 12 of them coming in the fourth period.  But down the stretch of the game, when the Heat needed him the most, he went scoreless and was not engaged in the ... read more >>
Ringside Update: Tragedy hits boxing
Written by Mohammed Mubarak 30 May 2012
Paul Williams was one of the best and most avoided welterweight champions over the past 10 years, but his career has been cut short because of a motorcycle accident.  Photo by Eric Jaminson (AP)Johnny ... read more >>
The Clippers are heading into an extremely important off-season
Written by Robert Gillard III (Sports Writer) 30 May 2012
The Clippers have to resolve a number of issues going into next season, one being figuring out how to get guard Eric Bledsoe on the court more.  Photo by Jason Lewis This may be the most important off-season ... read more >>
Serena falls in the first round of the French Open
Written by Associated Press 30 May 2012
Serena Williams had never lost in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament until this past Monday at the French Open.  Photo by Christophe Ena, Associated PressSerena Williams lost in the first round ... read more >>



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