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Daughter of Sprinter Tyson Gay Slain by Gun Violence
October 20, 2016
Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay lost his daughter over the weekend when 15-year-old Trinity Gay was shot in front of a restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky. ... read more »
Former NFL Great Gives Back to Compton
October 20, 2016
Marcellus Wiley joined different organizations and other local community members by going door-to-door in Compton neighborhoods and helped install more than 200 free smoke alarms. ... read more »
Youth ‘N Motion Academy Host Second Annual Karate Tournament
October 13, 2016
On October 23, the Academy will be hosting The Los Angeles Classic Martial Arts Championship tournament at Dorsey High School. ... read more »
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians 
October 5, 2016
Along with the relatives of the 1936 African-American Olympians, gloved-fist protesters Tommie Smith and John Carlos and members of the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams met the president and first lady Michelle Obama. ... read more »
U.S. Olympic sports lag on minority, women hiring
September 29, 2016
The U.S. Olympic Committee and the sports it oversees are behind the curve when it comes to placing women and minorities in key coaching and leadership positions ... read more »
Congresswoman Hahn Renews Call for End to Dodgers Blackout
September 14, 2016
Congresswoman Janice Hahn sent letters to each of the major carriers involved in an ongoing dispute over airing Dodgers baseball games on television in the Los Angeles area ... read more »
National Sports Beat (9/1-9/7/16)
September 2, 2016
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more »
Colin Kaepernick Makes Me Wanna Holler and Throw Up Both My Hands
September 1, 2016
I am not going to equivocate my thoughts about these United States of America. Amerykah – as the artist Erykah Badu has called it, is hands down the greatest country in the world. ... read more »
Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there’s change
August 31, 2016
Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for U.S. change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress in America _ specifically when it comes to race relations. ... read more »
More Than Black Girl Magic
August 31, 2016
I realize Olympic medals are evidence of hard work, perseverance and incredible self-discipline, not magic, but for those of us in the audience the results felt magical. ... read more »
L.A. Football Club breaks ground on Banc of California Stadium
August 24, 2016
Banc of California Stadium will host a variety of community and cultural events, but has been designed with the soccer fan in mind ... read more »
West Alumni Makes It To Olympics
August 18, 2016
Alex Amankwah represented Ghana in the first round of the 800 meters ... read more »
Gallery: Athletes of The Rio Olympic Games
August 18, 2016
Moments of honors and achievement in Rio ... read more / view gallery »
Black Athletes, Many Medals at Rio Olympics
August 17, 2016
The 2016 Olympics has been nothing short of historic for Black Americans. Not only are there Black athletes in sports that are predominantly white, they are excelling and taking home medals in those competitions. Their international, record-breaking success comes at a time when Black bodies have little value in America. These athletes broke Olympic boundaries. ... read more »
National Sports Beat by Brady Pye Jr. (8/18-8/24)
August 17, 2016
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »

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