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The Thunderbirds Brought in a Golden Era in Los Angeles Sports History
March 4, 2021
During the 1960s and 1970s, the Roller Games hit a peak of national and international fame. Flocks of fans gathered to witness highly competitive and brutally physical banked track skating games. ... read more »
How NBA Legend Elgin Baylor Saved the Lakers in his Rookie Season
February 4, 2021
Among the Lakers retired jerseys is the no. 22 jersey which was worn by legendary player Elgin Baylor. He was drafted at a crucial time in the franchise’s history, back when they were the Minneapolis Lakers. ... read more »
Bruins retiring jersey of NHL barrier breaker Willie O’Ree
January 14, 2021
More than 60 years after he broke the NHL’s color barrier, Willie O’Ree will soon add another milestone to his career. ... read more »
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MLB reclassifies Negro Leagues as major league
December 17, 2020
Willie Mays will add some hits to his record, Monte Irvin’s big-league batting average should climb over .300 and Satchel Paige may add nearly 150 victories to his total. ... read more »
Missed opportunities sum up Chargers season in loss to Bills
November 30, 2020
The forgetful season continued as the Bolts added another game to their loss column falling to 3-8 after a sloppy 27-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills Sunday morning. With a roster possessing deep talent across various positions, 3-8 simply isn’t good enough.  ... read more »
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 »
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