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Student Athlete of the Week: Dorian Thompson-Robinson
September 23, 2021
UCLA senior quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson led the Bruins into national ranking after defeating LSU on September 4. He has made at least 50 percent of his passes in their first three games this season and has seven passing touchdowns as of September 21. ... read more »
Paralympian Bronze Medalist Jamal Hill Wants to Share Swimming with the World
September 16, 2021
Jamal Hill is another Paralympian in our own backyard. The Inglewood native and alum of Serra High School in Gardena won a bronze medal in the 50m freestyle S9. His 25.19 time broke his own American record in the event. ... read more »
Manual Arts Basketball Star Earns Scholarship from Alumni
September 9, 2021
Before heading off to college, scholar athlete Jay’len Carter received a parting gift from a group of Manual Arts Alumni. ... read more »
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Rams’ David Long Jr. Host Backpack Giveaway
September 9, 2021
The Los Angeles Rams continue to be an asset to Warren Lane Elementary school. Defensive back David Long Jr. hosted a backpack giveaway for their students. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Xavier Starnes
September 9, 2021
Xavier Starnes prides himself on being a student of the game and a defensive-minded basketball player. He leans on having a strong work ethic so his game will standout more than his 5’9” frame. ... read more »
Basketball Star Crystal Robinson Shares Life Lessons in “Finding Myself”
September 2, 2021
Retired WNBA star Crystal Robinson rose above several challenges during her youth to become a prominent professional athlete and coach. She chronicled the trials, triumphs, and lessons of her childhood in her autobiography “Finding Myself.” ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Drake London
September 2, 2021
Drake London of USC is projected to be one of the top junior wide receivers in the nation. Last season, he was named on the Phil Steele All-Pac-12 first team and the All-Pac-12 second team. ... read more »
UCLA has the Skills and Unity to Contend in the Pac-12
August 26, 2021
The UCLA Bruins football team flaunt experience with 62 letter winners returning to compete for the 2021 season. UCLA can use their football wisdom to help bring younger players up to speed. ... read more »
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SoCal Legends: Max Irving
August 26, 2021
Max Irving found tremendous success in water polo. His skill and talent led him to UCLA and a pro career overseas. He also competed with Team USA Men’s water polo during the Tokyo Olympics. ... read more »
Team USA Dominated the Tokyo Olympics
August 12, 2021
In the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Team USA won 113 medals, including 39 gold medals. Many Black athletes contributed to the success of Team USA, some making history in the process. ... read more »
Allyson Felix Adds on To Legendary Career in Tokyo Olympics
August 12, 2021
After returning home from the Tokyo Olympics, sprinter Allyson Felix was welcomed by her daughter Camryn and the rest of her family. She had a meal worthy of a champion from the Harold & Belle’s Restaurant. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Qwuantrezz Knight
August 5, 2021
Redshirt senior defensive back Qwuantrezz Knight is a leader of the Bruins’ defensive secondary. His efforts helped the Bruins to hold their opponents to 30.71 points per game. ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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