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Rams Executives Share Wisdom with Dorsey Students
March 26, 2020
The Los Angeles Rams recently held a career panel consisting African American members of their front office at Dorsey High School last month. ... read more »
Student Athlete of The Week: For Academics and Basketball – Kennedy Mitchell-Egbo Selects St. Francis High School
March 26, 2020
South Pasadena Middle School eighth grader Kennedy Mitchell-Egbo has shown promise on the hardwood, garnering the attention of several high schools and attracting special opportunities. In the fall, he will be attending St. Francis as a member of their 2024 graduating class. ... read more »
Wyomia Tyus, Tennessee State, Blazed a Trail for Womens’ College Athletics
March 25, 2020
 When Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 was passed, academic institutions had to ensure equality in the federal funding of activities for men and women. Prior to that, women’s athletic activities go little to no funding. ... read more »
Alana Beard Left Her Historic Mark on Basketball
March 19, 2020
During her accomplished basketball career, former Los Angeles Sparks guard Alana Beard crafted a legacy with her tenacity and her defensive mindset. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Josiah Wimberly
March 19, 2020
Frederick K.C. Price school basketball player Josiah Wimberly made major improvements to his game in his senior season. He specialized in defense until his new coach, Chans Smyth demanded more from him. ... read more »
Sparks Star Chiney Ogwumike Was in Conversation with WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert
March 12, 2020
The WNBA has been making major moves to improve the quality of their league after they recently created a new and groundbreaking collective bargaining agreement in January and hired their first ever commissioner last year. ... read more »
ICEF Rugby Documentary Featured During Pan African Film Festival
March 12, 2020
The Pan African Film Festival is the epicenter of Black cinematic storytelling every February. One of the films profiled was “Another Red, White, Black & Blue Odyssey,” a documentary on the ICEF View Park Rugby program. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Amari Metcalfe
March 12, 2020
King/Drew senior point guard Amari Metcalfe is an established leader on campus. She has been the team captain of the Golden Eagles girls’ basketball team since she was a sophomore. She played on the varsity squad all four years. ... read more »
The L.A. Sparks Host a Career Panel for the Marlborough Girls Basketball team
March 9, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks executives and staff gave encouraging words to the young student athletes. Video by Amanda Scurlock ... read more / watch video »
HBO’s “Women of Troy” Shows How USC Transformed Women’s Basketball
March 5, 2020
On March 10, HBO will debut “Women of Troy,” a sports documentary on the 1983-84 USC women’s basketball team at 9:00 PST. The documentary gives an exclusive look at the team that won two consecutive NCAA championships with sports icon Cheryl Miller leading the way. ... read more »
Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Close to Owning the Forum
March 5, 2020
Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is in advanced negotiations to purchase The Forum in Inglewood from Madison Square Garden, multiple sources say. The move could possibly bring the franchise much closer to constructing their own arena. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Justin Cornelius
March 5, 2020
A slam dunk exudes a certain level of amazement and excitement among basketball fans. Crenshaw senior forward Justin Cornelius works to provide that to those who watch him compete. ... read more »
Rams Launch ‘Cleats for Character’ Program at David Starr Jordan high school
March 1, 2020
Rams Alum Brandon Manumaluena, community affairs manager Jonathan Franklin and cheerleaders give their wisdom to the students of Jordan High School. Video by Amanda Scurlock ... read more / watch video »
Student Athlete of the Week: Gianna Maria Onore Bryant
February 27, 2020
Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was known for her curiosity for basketball and for being an intense competitor on the court. Bryant played basketball for the Harbor Day School and the AAU team the Mambas. ... read more »
L.A. Sparks Host Panel Discussion for Girls High School Basketball team
February 27, 2020
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Sparks hosted a panel for the Marlborough girls varsity and JV basketball teams at the Athleta store at the Grove. The event was part of a two-day celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day that is on February 5. ... read more »
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