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Unique Wisdom Make Young Sparks Players an Asset to the Team
June 4, 2020
Although there is no finalized start date for the 2020 WNBA season, players are preparing for the season via virtual training camp. ... read more »
Athletes Speak Out Against Racism in Wake of George Floyd Murder
June 4, 2020
The video footage of George Floyd being murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has outraged people throughout and beyond the United States. During this tragedy, countless athletes brazenly showed their disdain for the existence of racism in various ways. ... read more »
Wes Unseld, Hall of Famer and NBA champion in DC, passes away at 74
June 4, 2020
Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and perfectly placed outlet passes than any points he produced. He thrived in his role as a workmanlike leader. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Orion Peters
June 4, 2020
As his teammates can count on him to make big plays, his classmates count on him for assistance in math. Inglewood High School Junior Orion Peters helped the Sentinels football team to a 10-1 overall record and a 5-0 record in the Pioneer League. Peters recently committed to Washington State University. ... read more »
NBA COMMISSIONER ADAM SILVER’S STATEMENT REGARDING THE PASSING OF WES UNSELD
June 2, 2020
“Wes Unseld was one of the most consequential players of his era.  An NBA MVP and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer, Wes elevated the game by mastering the fundamentals... ... read more »
A Privacy Bill Kobe Bryant’s Death Inspired Moves Forward
May 28, 2020
On May 20, the California Assembly Public Safety Committee approved a bill that would make it illegal for first responders to take pictures or record video of a deceased person at the scene of an accident or crime. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Payshance Walk
May 28, 2020
Sophomore guard Payshance Walk was determined to have a successful season with the Crenshaw girls’ basketball team. Her efforts and diligence helped the Cougars to a 22-7 overall record and 10-0 record in the Coliseum League.   ... read more »
Pro Football Player Jerimiah Spicer Continues to Bet on Himself
May 28, 2020
Jerimiah Spicer, a Los Angeles native, has dedicated his life manifesting his dreams of playing in the NFL, a reality. The 29-year-old has overcome his fair share of adversity from experiencing multiple bouts of homelessness and the loss of his grandmother, who was his only stable parental figure. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Adam McKinney
May 21, 2020
Dorsey senior Adam McKinney is a dual sport athlete, playing football at Santee and joining the Dorsey Dons in time for track season. Football toughened him up and gave him a competitive spark, which helped him in track and field. ... read more »
Safe at Work: Pro Franchises Open Facilities to Players
May 21, 2020
The training facilities for Los Angeles professional teams opened recently, giving a glimmer of hope that sporting events will resume soon. ... read more »
Body of WWE’s Shad Gaspard found after suspected drowning
May 21, 2020
Former World Wrestling Entertainment pro Shad Gaspard was still missing Tuesday after he was swept out to sea in Southern California last weekend while swimming with his young son.  ... read more »
Seimone Augustus Starts New Chapter with Sparks
May 14, 2020
After 14 years of being a key contributor for the Minnesota Lynx, four-time NBA champion Seimone Augustus signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Sparks. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Zsateau Bouyer
May 14, 2020
Los Angeles high school sophomore Zsateau Bouyer has a passion for sprinting, she is ready to improve the school’s track program with her dedication. When the Romans track and field team needed more participants, she urged schoolmates to compete with her. ... read more / watch video »
L.A. Rams Sebastian Joseph-Day hosted an Instagram Quarantine Donation party to raise money for medical workers.
May 14, 2020
Los Angeles Rams Defensive Lineman Sebastian Joseph-Day hosted an Instagram Quarantine donation party to raise money and support local medical workers. ... read more »
SoLa partners with former NBA Player Baron Davis to give away Chromebooks in South LA
May 7, 2020
Davis says tech companies should invest in kids in the inner city. ... read more »
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