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USC Track and Field Olympians Featured in Virtual Panel
October 20, 2020
The University of Southern California (USC) is hosting “Cardinal and Gold Conversations with USC Olympians,” a four-part virtual panel series. ... read more »
Dodgers Launch Four-Part Training Series for Coaches
October 15, 2020
The Los Angeles Dodgers launched a program that will give coaches tips on how to coach female athletes on Thursday. The four-part session is based on the Nike Made to Play Girls Coaching Guide. ... read more »
Dodgers Foundation Gives Away New Shoes to 800 Families With ‘Shoes That Fit’ In Watts
October 15, 2020
Dodgers Dreamfield built Ted Watkins park for a shoe and food distribution for 92nd street elementary school students. Because of the pandemic, the distribution has shifted to a contactless drive through giveaway. They strive to ensure families will walk away with food boxes that include produce, dairy, and more. Dodgers issued assessments in April and May to ask the community surrounding Dreamfield and RBI locations to see how the pandemic impacted them during the trying times. ... read more »
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CELEBRATION OF LIFE: MLB Great Bob Gibson Dies at 84
October 9, 2020
Gibson emerged as a raw, but immensely talented rookie who would not be denied stardom. He became a full-time starting pitcher in July 1961 and earned his first All-Star appearance in 1962. Gibson won two of three games he pitched in the 1964 World Series, then won 20 games in a season for the first time in 1965. Gibson also pitched three complete game victories in the 1967 World Series. ... read more »
The Lack of Punishment for Breonna Taylor’s Killers Leaves the Sports World Reeling
October 1, 2020
Last week, a grand jury indicted Brett Hankison in relation to the murder of Breonna Taylor for wanton endangerment. No officers were charged for Taylor’s death. ... read more »
Doc Rivers Out As Clippers Coach Following Disappointing Season
September 28, 2020
Following a disappointing end to a season that saw the team fall short of the NBA Finals, Doc Rivers was ousted today as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. ... read more »
Helicopter Company Sued in Fatal Kobe Bryant Crash Denies Responsibility
September 24, 2020
One of two helicopter companies being sued by the widow of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant stemming from the crash in January that killed her husband and 13-year-old daughter, along with seven others, denied any responsibility for the accident in a statement issued today. Vanessa Bryant's amended Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit filed Friday alleges Richard Webb, the owner of founder of Santa Ana-based OC Helicopters LLC, suggested the route for the ill-fated flight and should have aborted it. ... read more »
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
September 24, 2020
Gale Sayers, the dazzling and elusive running back who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite the briefest of careers and whose fame extended far beyond the field for decades thanks to a friendship with a dying Chicago Bears teammate, has died. He was 77. ... read more »
Nike ‘Made to Play’ Panel Shows the Benefits of Women in Sports
September 24, 2020
Nike hosted a virtual panel on Wednesday about the importance of girls playing sports. The panel consisted of decorated athletes: newly crowned WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson, Olympic Medalist and Nike coach, Shalane Flanagan, Team USA long-distance runner Marielle Hall, and Portland Thorns FC forward Sophia Smith. ... read more »
Anthony Davis drains Kobe-esque buzzer 3 giving Lakers a 2-0 series lead
September 21, 2020
On March 10 Anthony Davis missed a wide-open three at the buzzer against the Brooklyn Nets at Staples Center in what would be the last Laker home game before the season was postponed. ... read more »
Millsap, Nuggets Rally to Stun Clippers in 111-105 Game 5 Win
September 12, 2020
The Denver Nuggets scrapped, looking like the team that was on the brink of elimination with everything on the line. ... read more »
Montrezl Harrell Crowned Sixth Man of the Year
September 10, 2020
Los Angeles Clippers center, Montrezl Harrell, won the 2019-2020 Kia Sixth Man of the Year award on Friday. The franchise surprised Harrell with the award during a team meeting with former reigning Sixth Man of the Year Lou Williams presenting him with the trophy. ... 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 »
LA Clippers get final city approval to build Inglewood arena
September 8, 2020
The Los Angeles Clippers have received final approval from Inglewood’s city government to begin construction on their new arena next summer. ... read more »
CBS Sports examines racism with ‘Portraits in Black’
September 3, 2020
James Brown, who will be the host, hopes the five-hour block will allow everyone to take a big-picture approach to what is currently happening. ... read more »
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