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Legendary Black Golf Instructor Frank Snow Passes Away
September 10, 2020
Pro-am golf champion Frank Snow has passed away at the age of 78. Snow spent decades teaching Black youth how to golf and was a mentor of Tiger Woods long before he was famous. ... read more »
Dodgers, MLB Front Office Employees Tells HBCU Students About Sports Industry
September 3, 2020
To celebrate the legacy of Jackie Robinson, the Los Angeles Dodgers partnered with the L.A. Dodgers Foundation (LADF) to host a career panel for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students. The career panel was to show students the various occupations in Major League Baseball. ... read more »
Dodgers honor Negro Leagues 100th anniversary with virtual forum
August 20, 2020
The Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF), and the Inglewood Baseball Fund hosted a virtual forum in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues.  ... read more »
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Friends and Colleagues Reflect on Brad Pye’s Legacy
July 9, 2020
The recent passing of Brad Pye, Jr., the “godfather” of L.A.’s Black sports journalists, prompted many people to reflect on Pye’s legacy. The following are some of the comments his admirers shared with the L.A. Sentinel. ... read more »
Brad Pye Jr.: Journey of a Dreamer
July 9, 2020
Iconic Sentinel editor leaves lasting impression ... read more »
Brad Pye Jr., Trailblazing Sports Writer and Broadcaster, Passes Away
July 5, 2020
Brad Pye, Jr., a trailblazing sports writer and broadcaster, passed away July 5, at his home in Los Angeles. Pye, who was recognized throughout the nation for his pioneering efforts on behalf of African American athletes, suffered from various health issues that contributed to his death at the age of 91. ... 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 »
Female Tennis and Basketball Players Through History
February 23, 2020
Great athletes through history ... read more »
King/Drew Boys Basketball Builds Triumphant Legacy
January 24, 2020
Since the beginning of 2020, the King/Drew Golden Eagles boys basketball team has been on a winning streak. With only four losses this season, the Golden Eagles are ranked 35 in the state. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Dylan Lewis
January 23, 2020
University of California in Santa Barbara (UCSB) freshman Dylan Lewis rose quickly to become a key contributor in the Gauchos women’s soccer team. She was a starting midfielder for 16 out of 19 games, more than any other player on the team this season. ... read more »
Bill Russell Attended the March on Washington
January 16, 2020
Legendary basketball player Bill Russell is one of the most decorated athletes in the NBA in all sports. While having a successful career, he endured discrimination and racism, even in the town that he played for in Boston. Yet, Russell had no problem in fighting against racism and worked to be a vocal figure in the Civil Rights Movement. ... read more »
Chargers Icon Antonio Gates Announces Retirement Following Hall of Fame Career
January 15, 2020
NFL’s All-Time Leader in Touchdowns by a Tight End will join Chargers’ Front Office as Legends Ambassador ... read more »
‘No human is limited’: Kipchoge runs sub-2 hour marathon
October 17, 2019
The 34-year-old Kenyan completed the 42.195 kilometers (26.2 miles) in 1 hour, 59 minutes, 40.2 seconds at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge, an event set up for the attempt. ... read more »
Biles sets record as US wins world gymnastics team gold
October 10, 2019
Simone Biles won a record 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships on Tuesday as the United States retained its women’s team all-around title. ... read more »
On record: Hurdler Kevin Young hoping mark stands at worlds
September 26, 2019
For 27 years, 400-meter hurdler Kevin Young has followed a similar routine to celebrate his world record: Call some media outlets to drum up interest (usually, ... read more »
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