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Dodgers lose back to back games to Padres, Justin Turner Reaches 1000 Hits Milestone
August 12, 2020
The Los Angeles Dodgers lose back to back games to the Padres, and close to losing the season series, which they have not done yet in this shortened season. Manager Dave Roberts states the scoreboard does not reflect their at-bat quality and their intent to win the game. "We squared a lot of balls up tonight. I really, really love the fight, the competition in the batter's box. I think we have to continue to stay the course." Roberts gave credit to Padres for their energy. "Its Baseball we have to give those guys credit, they came with energy and got a big hit when they needed it." ... read more »
Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic
August 11, 2020
  The Big Ten and Pac-12 called off their fall football seasons on Tuesday because of concerns about COVID-19, taking two of college football’s five power conferences out of a crumbling season. ... read more »
Betts, Pollock power Dodgers to 6-2 win over Giants
August 10, 2020
Hot-hitting Mookie Betts and AJ Pollock made the most of the 82 degrees and sunny LA skies on Sunday afternoon both sending three-run homers over the outfield wall into the pavilion bleachers to topple the Giants 6-2.  ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Bring the Thunder Against Minnesota Lynx
August 10, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks earned their fourth win in the Wubble after defeating their long-time rivals the Minnesota Lynx 97-81. This is the first time the two teams met since forward Seimone Augustus was traded to the Sparks after her 14-season stint with the Lynx. She continued to be a reliable contributor coming off the bench with 13 points. ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Believe They Are Not In Full Stride Despite Strong Start
August 10, 2020
When asked by reporters, what are areas does he see the Dodgers need to make strides, Turner said, "Everywhere. I mean, I think we have a deep lineup where three or four guys can produce in a game. I don't think you've seen all nine hitters locked in clicking on all cylinders yet. You got to remember we had a three-month shutdown to a three-month ramp-up. Guys are still working through stuff, myself included. Just trying to grind away put together good A-B's. (At Bats)" ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Mookie Betts Keeps Himself Motivated by Being a Student of The Game
August 9, 2020
The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Friday. As a team the Dodgers hit four home runs. ... read more »
Clippers Flaunt Their Depth in 122-117 Victory Over Trailblazers
August 9, 2020
With seconds left in the game, guard Rodney McGruder takes a pass from guard Terrance Mann and rapidly launched the ball from behind the arc. This basket sealed the fate of the Portland Trailblazers as they fell 117-122 to the Los Angeles Clippers. ... read more »
Wilson, Aces Outlast Sparks 86-82 in Thriller
August 8, 2020
In a back and forth fast pace game that came down to the closing minutes, the Las Vegas Aces defeated the Los Angeles Sparks 86-82, picking up their fourth win of the season on Friday in Bradenton, Fl. ... read more »
Paul George Thinks Ivica Zubac is Playoff Ready
August 8, 2020
Playoffs are around the corner, and George expects excellent things from Zubac. With all the playoff experience on the Clippers, George says Zubac will be able to learn abruptly. He states, "I expect good things from him. I think again, a good thing about it, he's got so much playoff experience around him our job is to make the process easy for him. Again, everyone is going to make mistakes. I'm still learning the game. It's going to come naturally. But I think he's ready for the experience." ... read more »
Parker Records Third Double-Double, Leads Sparks to 86-75 Victory Over Fever
August 7, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks used balanced scoring to beat the Indiana Fever 86-75, improving to 3-2 on the season on Wednesday night Bradenton, Fl. ... read more »
The Lakers’ Shooting Struggles Continue In 108-86 Defeat Against The OKC Thunder
August 6, 2020
Despite the mounting list of recent accolades, the Lakers have had a glaring problem on offense. Los Angeles has shot poorly from both the field and from distance with an inability to seemingly get into any type of offensive rhythm. In fact, the team has shot 40.1 percent from the field and a mere 23.3 percent from deep.  ... read more »
Black Automotive Media Group (BAMG) Hosts Discussions with Nation’s Automakers Over Lack of Inclusion
August 6, 2020
The BAMG feels that addressing these pillars is crucial to reversing decades of exclusion that Black automotive journalists have faced. As a result of the letter, all manufacturers responded, and a series of video calls were executed. The conversations were informative and sometimes uncomfortable, and souls on both sides of the discussions were bared. “We need to be an adequate part of the solution,” said one automaker. “We need a strategic corporate reset,” said another. ... read more »
Reshanda Gray Empowers Youth While Competing with the L.A. Sparks
August 6, 2020
Giving back can not only help a person in need, but also help the giver by instilling in them a sense of perspective and purpose. This was the case for Los Angeles Sparks forward Reshanda Gray prior to the time she earned a contract with the Sparks.  The New York Liberty waived Gray in May 26 and the Sparks signed her in June 27. Being waived was difficult news for Gray.  ... read more »
NFL Chief Doctor Says Teams, Players Must Be Educated About Risks of COVID
August 6, 2020
Reportedly, training camps are equipped with proximity tracking devices that will alert players or staff when they are too close to one other. The device also collects data, making contact tracing easier if someone does become infected with the coronavirus. ... read more »
Pro Basketball Players Share Their Lives in the Bubble
August 6, 2020
As NBA and WNBA competition commences, many players in both leagues have been giving fans an inside look at their lives in their respective Bubbles through YouTube videos. ... read more »
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