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WATCH NEW TRAILER: Will Smith plays Venus and Serena Williams’ father in ‘King Richard’ film
July 30, 2021
WATCH NEW TRAILER: Will Smith plays Venus and Serena Williams' father in 'King Richard' film ... read more / watch video »
Ice Cube pushing for sports fans to ride along with Big3
July 30, 2021
The brightest star of the 3-on-3 basketball league, of course, remains Ice Cube, the revolutionary rapper turned basketball businessman who returns to his roots when he performs Saturday during the Big3 slate of games in Dallas. ... read more »
Lakers acquiring All-Star Westbrook from Wizards
July 29, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers are acquiring All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards for three players and the rights to first-round pick Isaiah Jackson. ... read more »
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Olympic champ Biles withdraws from all-around competition
July 29, 2021
Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title. ... read more »
Raiders Star Keisean Nixon Hosts Backpack Giveaway in Compton
July 29, 2021
Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Keisean Nixon returned to his hometown of Compton to host a backpack giveaway to help young students for the upcoming school year. ... read more »
Allyson Felix Sprints for Right to Play
July 29, 2021
Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix committed part of her Tokyo earnings to the organization Right to Play. The non-profit was initially named Olympic Aid and was created by Norwegian Olympian Johann Olav Koss, ... read more »
Former President Barack Obama Joins NBA Africa As Strategic Partner
July 29, 2021
The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that former President Barack Obama has joined NBA Africa as a strategic partner. ... read more »
Biles withdraws from gymnastics final to protect team, self
July 27, 2021
The American star withdrew from the competition following one rotation, opening the door for the team of Russian athletes to win gold for the first time in nearly three decades. ... read more »
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‘The greatest honor’: Osaka lights Olympic cauldron
July 27, 2021
The four-time Grand Slam winner lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. ... read more »
US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends
July 25, 2021
The U.S. missed its final nine shots, five of them coming in a 21-second span in the final minute shortly after Fournier — who led all scorers with 28 points — made the go-ahead 3-pointer. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Baron Davis
July 22, 2021
Known as “The Godfather of Los Angeles Basketball,” Baron Davis went from an elite prep athlete to an NBA All-Star who spent 15 years playing on the pro level. During his NBA career, Davis averaged 16.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. He also shot at 40.9 percent from the field and 32.0 percent from the three-point line. ... read more »
PVJOBS AMONG 56 NONPROFITS RECOGNIZED BY L.A. SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE AS ‘UNSUNG HEROES’ IN LEAD UP TO SUPER BOWL LVI
July 22, 2021
In its journey to Super Bowl LVI, the Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee has selected PVJOBS as part of the official Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program – Champions Live Here. PVJOBS is among a total of 56 local “Champion” organizations that were designated for the Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program. These “Champion” organizations will receive grants and marketing recognition to support their work that represent diverse focus areas, including youth engagement, workforce development and social justice across the Los Angeles region. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jayda Hamilton
July 22, 2021
During the quarantine last year, several student athletes were looking for ways to train and stay in shape. Jayda Hamilton, a recent graduate from Serra High School, was willing to put in the work to battle the competitive Southern Section to compete for a state championship. Her father purchased a conglomeration of equipment to help Hamilton train. ... read more »
Nia Toliver Will Help Team USA Go for Gold in Tokyo Olympics
July 22, 2021
View Park alum Nia Toliver will be competing in the Tokyo Olympics with Team USA women’s rugby. ... read more »
Coach John Walton Smith Shares Secrets to Training Olympic Champions
July 22, 2021
Sprint-athlete, Michael Cherry, is following Coach John Smith into battle: after being cleared through the COVID-19 process they will participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Smith has been in this position eight other times on a consecutive basis. ... read more »
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