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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 »
2020 Top Student-Athletes of the Year
December 31, 2020
Highlights of exceptional students in 2020 ... read more / view gallery »
Student Athlete of the Week: Chris Smith
December 24, 2020
UCLA senior guard, Chris Smith is never too proud to say that he still has room for growth. Last season, he led the team in scoring average and came in second in rebounding average. ... 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 »
Force Indy Aims to get More African Americans In Motorsports
December 17, 2020
Business leader Rod Reid is using his passion for motorsports and experience with being a road manager to create the Force Indy race team. The team is set to compete in the 2021 Copper Tires USF2000 Championship. ... read more »
How Mayor James Butts turned Inglewood Into California’s Premier Sports and Entertainment City
December 17, 2020
The Inglewood economic renaissance is not only keeping its momentum, it is also gathering speed. ... read more »
NFL Executives on Diversity: ‘We’ve Got to Do Better’
December 17, 2020
“When you look at mobility of Black men and Black women in professional sports, it’s poor,” said Troy Vincent, the league’s executive vice president of football operations. The only person in a higher post in the NFL is Commissioner Roger Goodell. ... read more »
Cal State LA Remembers Legacy of Sports Hall of Famer Tiny Lister
December 16, 2020
Cal State LA Hall of Famer Tommy "Tiny" Lister, who went on to a successful acting career that spanned more than two decades, passed away on Thursday. He was 62. ... read more »
 
LA County Parks and Los Angeles Chargers Host Free Virtual Sports Drills
December 10, 2020
Today, the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (LA County Parks) concluded the first-ever Virtual LA Chargers Sports Drills with an interactive live-stream event with the Los Angeles Chargers. ... read more »
Sparks Star Nneka Ogwumike Featured in Pay Equity Panel
December 10, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks recently hosted a conversation about pay equity. All-Star forward and WNBPA president Nneka Ogwumike, was featured in the panel along with National Farmworkers Association co-founder Dolores Huerta, LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril, and former California State Assemblymember Betsy Butler. ... read more »
Gallery: USC vs Washington State game
December 7, 2020
The USC Trojan defeated the Washington State Cougars 38-13 ... read more / view gallery »
The L.A. Rams Stayed Relentless Against the Arizona Cardinals
December 7, 2020
The Los Angeles Rams now executed their eighth win of the season after defeating the Arizona Cardinals. Now they set their sights on preparing for the New England Patriots, who they will host on Thursday.   ... read more »
UCLA Mourns Loss of Legendary Bruin Rafer Johnson
December 3, 2020
UCLA Track & Field legend, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion and humanitarian Rafer Johnson passed away Wednesday at his home in Sherman Oaks, Calif., surrounded by his family. He was 86. ... read more »
Olympic Gold Medalist, UCLA Legend Rafer Johnson Dead at 86
December 2, 2020
Olympic decathlon gold medalist Rafer Johnson, who lit the torch at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to open the 1984 Summer Games, died today at his home in Sherman Oaks. He was 86. ... read more »
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Torch Lit in Honor of Rafer Johnson
December 2, 2020
Today, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn, who serves as the President of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, announced that the Coliseum’s Torch has been lit in honor of Rafer Johnson, the famed decathlete and actor who passed away today in his Sherman Oaks home. ... read more »
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