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USC Wins Pac-12 South, Beating UCLA, 40–21
November 30, 2015
Despite a season filled with turmoil and confusion, the USC Trojans have accomplished what many thought impossible; they defeated the nationally ranked UCLA Bruins, 40-21, on rivalry Saturday and Senior Day at the Coliseum. ... read more »
Mike Garrett named executive director for athletics at Cal State LA
November 25, 2015
Veteran athletic director returns to community where he was raised at a time of historic change for University Mike Garrett will become the executive director for athletics at Cal State LA, ... read more »
Golfer Charles Sifford Inducted in PGA Hall of Fame
November 25, 2015
Legendary golf player Charles Sifford was one of seven golfers inducted into the PGA Hall of Fame 2015 class on November 12. Other inductees included Tommy Bolt, ... read more »
Los Angeles Business Leader to Become Next Foundation President
November 25, 2015
Renata Simril, a civic and business leader in Los Angeles, has been named the next president and chief executive officer of the LA84 foundation. LA84 benefits from the surplus funds from the 1984 Summer Olympics that took place in Los Angeles, ... read more »
Olden Polynice Gives Voice to Haitians and the Disabled
November 25, 2015
Former NBA player Olden Polynice overcame having a physical disability growing up and went on to play professional basketball for 17 years. Polynice has also become an Ambassador for the nation of Haiti and people living with disabilities. ... read more »
High School Athlete Gaines National Attention for Rugby
November 25, 2015
View Park Rugby player Nia Toliver has received the title High School Athlete of the Month by Sports Illustrated. Representatives from the US Marines and members of the men’s and women’s Rugby national team attended a special ceremony for Toliver at the campus of View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter High School on Friday, ... read more »
Exclusive: Sugar Ray Leonard Reflects on “No Más” 35 Years Later
November 18, 2015
Sugar Ray Leonard had no doubt that he’d defeat Roberto Duran when the two warriors squared off in a rematch of their epic first welterweight title bout that ended in a split decision victory for the Panamanian known as “The Hands of Stone.” What Leonard, ... read more »
Dorsey Girls Volleyball Reaches Quarter Finals in Playoffs
November 18, 2015
The Dorsey girls’ volleyball team earned the in-season championship for the Coliseum League. The Dons also rank in the top 10 of the Los Angeles City Section Divison IV standings. ... read more »
Former Raiders Defensive Faces Life Without Parole
November 12, 2015
Former Raiders defensive end Anthony Wayne Smith was convicted on November 5 of the murders of three people, but a mistrial was declared on a fourth charge stemming from the 2008 shooting death of another man. ... read more »
Undefeated College Wrestler Could Win Fourth National Championship
November 11, 2015
Notre Dame College senior wrestler and Compton native Joey Davis is on the verge of making history. He has gone undefeated during his entire collegiate career, ... read more »
View Park Train for New Season After Playoffs Run
November 11, 2015
Guard Antoine Jenkins and center K’Lon Williams helped the View Park Knights boys’ basketball team reach the division IV City and State Playoffs during the 2014-2015 season. ... read more »
Lakers Earn First In-Season Win Against Nets
November 7, 2015
The Los Angeles Lakers found a win on the road Friday night in their game against the Brooklyn Nets 104-98. Brooklyn was the first of a five-stop road trip for the Lakers. ... read more »
USC Powers Its Rushing Game to Beat Cal, 27-21
November 4, 2015
The USC Trojans pounded the Cal Bears with an aggressive ground game, rushing 186 yards on Saturday, October 3, at Kabam Field, Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. ... read more »
HBCUs, Others Play for Pay in the NCAA, Millions paid to smaller schools
November 4, 2015
Like many teams at historically black colleges and universities across the nation, Howard University’s football team lost its first two games of the season by embarrassingly large margins; ... read more »
Lakers Go Winless After First Three Games
November 4, 2015
The opening weekend for the Los Angeles Lakers would leave the team at 0-3. The Lakers entered the season with a home game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday, ... read more »
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