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 >>
SWAC announces Preseason All-Conference Team
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 August 2008
BIRMINGHAM - The SWAC announced its 2008 Preseason All-Conference Football Team Tuesday with Southern quarterback Bryant Lee and Prairie View A&M linebacker Zach East taking top honors. The team ... 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 >>
Bayless right in the middle of Margarito Tornado
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 31 July 2008
Black referee now considered the best in the business LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - Last weekend’s big welterweight battle between Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito was predicted to launch boxing’s ... 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 >>
Russell excels in first training camp
Written by Josh Dubow, Associated Press 31 July 2008
NAPA, Calif. - JaMarcus Russell was greeted at his first NFL training camp with some good-natured ribbing from veteran teammates acting surprised that he knew his way to the Oakland Raiders summer home ... read more >>
A Diamond in the Rough
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 31 July 2008
Why Kemp is a keeper 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 ... read more >>
Camby introduced by Clippers, still miffed about trade
Written by By JOHN NADEL, AP Sports Writer 24 July 2008
Six days later, and Marcus Camby still can’t believe what went down. It does seem a bit difficult to fathom. The Los Angeles Clippers acquired Camby, the NBA’s leading shot-blocker the ... 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 >>
Kellogg named top college basketball analyst for CBS Sports
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 July 2008
NEW YORK (TICKER) -Clark Kellogg was named as the top college basketball analyst for CBS Sports on Monday, signaling the end of Billy Packer’s 27-year run with the network. A game and studio ... 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 >>
Bonds’ Agent Doubts Slugger Will Play this Year
Written by Associated Press 17 July 2008
NEW YORK (AP) -  Controversial slugger Barry Bonds has not received a single offer to return to Major League Baseball, his agent Jeff Borris said on Monday. “I’m an optimistic guy ... 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 >>
Malcolm Lee Named to 2008 USA Basketball Men’s U18 Team
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 July 2008
Lee travels to Formosa, Argentina on July 12th for the 2008 FIBA Americas U18 Championship. WASHINGTON, D.C. - The USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team was announced today in Washington, ... read more >>
Klitschko/Thompson: Tony Thompson 4th Blog Entry
Written by Tony Thompson 10 July 2008
The following is the 4th entry written by Tony Thompson with regard to his daily life as he prepares and trains for his upcoming July 12 battle for the WBO/IBF mandatory unification title challenge against ... read more >>
Toney-Rahman In “Best Damn” Rematch
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 July 2008
Winner Gets A Final Title Shot - Loser No Shot In a classic crossroads battle of two former champions trying to sustain their careers for one last shot at another title, James “Lights Out” ... 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 >>
No matter How you swing it Venus and Serena are Tennis Queens
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 10 July 2008
DOUBLING UP: Venus and Serena Williams pose with their third Wimbledon doubles championship trophies a day after Venus, left, defeated her younger sister to win the singles title, her fifth overall.Their ... read more >>

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