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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 »
In a Tale of Two Halves, LAFC Come Back From Early Deficit to Draw Galaxy at Banc
August 29, 2019
On Sunday, August 26, LAFC hosted the LA Galaxy at Banc of California Stadium for their second meeting on the season. The last meeting between the two teams fared better for the Galaxy, who were able to rally around a Zlatan Ibrahimović hattrick to defeat LAFC 3-2, as Black and Gold sought to finally break their inability to beat their crosstown foes. Six goals were scored in the contest, in a match that many knew would not disappoint and lived up to the fervent hype.   ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 18, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 18, 2019
On this day, August 18, 2014, pitching sensation Mo’ne Davis became the first little league player to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Boxing Great Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Dies
July 18, 2019
Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker’s illustrious International Boxing Hall of Fame journey to stardom was launched in Los Angeles at 1984 Olympic Games where he captured Gold as a member of arguably the greatest Olympic boxing team ever. His life came to a tragic end on Sunday July 15th in Virginia Beach about 18 miles from his birthplace of Norfolk, VA. He was 55. ... read more »
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