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WATCH NEW TRAILER: Will Smith plays Venus and Serena Williams’ father in ‘King Richard’ film
July 30, 2021
WATCH NEW TRAILER: Will Smith plays Venus and Serena Williams' father in 'King Richard' film ... read more / watch video »
Olympic champ Biles withdraws from all-around competition
July 29, 2021
Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title. ... read more »
Raiders Star Keisean Nixon Hosts Backpack Giveaway in Compton
July 29, 2021
Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Keisean Nixon returned to his hometown of Compton to host a backpack giveaway to help young students for the upcoming school year. ... read more »
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Allyson Felix Sprints for Right to Play
July 29, 2021
Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix committed part of her Tokyo earnings to the organization Right to Play. The non-profit was initially named Olympic Aid and was created by Norwegian Olympian Johann Olav Koss, ... read more »
Biles withdraws from gymnastics final to protect team, self
July 27, 2021
The American star withdrew from the competition following one rotation, opening the door for the team of Russian athletes to win gold for the first time in nearly three decades. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Baron Davis
July 22, 2021
Known as “The Godfather of Los Angeles Basketball,” Baron Davis went from an elite prep athlete to an NBA All-Star who spent 15 years playing on the pro level. During his NBA career, Davis averaged 16.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. He also shot at 40.9 percent from the field and 32.0 percent from the three-point line. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jayda Hamilton
July 22, 2021
During the quarantine last year, several student athletes were looking for ways to train and stay in shape. Jayda Hamilton, a recent graduate from Serra High School, was willing to put in the work to battle the competitive Southern Section to compete for a state championship. Her father purchased a conglomeration of equipment to help Hamilton train. ... read more »
Nia Toliver Will Help Team USA Go for Gold in Tokyo Olympics
July 22, 2021
View Park alum Nia Toliver will be competing in the Tokyo Olympics with Team USA women’s rugby. ... read more »
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Coach John Walton Smith Shares Secrets to Training Olympic Champions
July 22, 2021
Sprint-athlete, Michael Cherry, is following Coach John Smith into battle: after being cleared through the COVID-19 process they will participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Smith has been in this position eight other times on a consecutive basis. ... read more »
Candace Parker to be first woman on cover of NBA 2K game
July 15, 2021
Candace Parker grew up playing video games, and now she’ll be the first female basketball player on the cover of one. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Jeanette Bolden
July 15, 2021
Jeanette Bolden is a well-decorated Track and Field athlete and coach. The Olympian and UCLA star helped bring out the talents of the runners, allowing them to reach national and international stages. Bolden is also the third-generation owner of the 27th Street Bakery in Los Angeles. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Richard Sherman
July 8, 2021
Richard Sherman developed from a scholar-athlete to one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL. Also known for being outspoken on topics both on the field and off. ... read more »
Few Can Stay on Par with James Reede III
July 8, 2021
James Reede III wants to leave a legacy and has the work ethic to do so. He manages pharmacies for his day job and spends his weekday afternoons working on his professional golfing career. ... read more »
Suns One Win Away from NBA Finals; Defeat Clippers 84-80 in Game 4
June 27, 2021
The Phoenix Suns are one win away from the NBA Finals and made just enough plays to escape Los Angeles victorious in a back-and-forth slugfest. ... read more »
Intersport Launches ‘The John Shippen’ to Identify Historical Barriers and Expand Black Representation in Golf
June 24, 2021
Intersport, in collaboration with Rocket Mortgage, Trion Solutions, Dow, The Children’s Foundation and Sommer Woods (co-founder of Woods and Watts Effect), announced the launch of a new national golf event: ‘THE JOHN SHIPPEN’ to identify historical barriers and expand Black representation in the sport of golf. ... read more »
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