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RISE Unites Youth and Police with Basketball Program
July 7, 2022
Last month, RISE and Under Armor launched their Building Bridges Through Basketball (BBTB) program in Los Angeles. BBTB is a 10-week program that brings youth together with local police officers to improve the relationship and restore trust among civilians and law enforcement. ... read more »
Defense Gives the L.A. Sparks an 84-74 Win Over the New York Liberty
July 4, 2022
Despite a late rally by the New York Liberty, the Los Angeles Sparks secured an 84-74 victory against them on Sunday at the Crypto.com Arena. ... read more »
Sofi Stadium to Host Trailblazing Skateboarding Competition
June 30, 2022
Premier Skateboard Association (PSA) will kick off its inaugural season at Sofi Stadium on July 9. The PSA is an “athlete’s first” organization presenting a competition where skateboarders will compete one-on-one. Each competitor will perform on three different obstacles for three minutes each. ... read more »
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Lakers sign Sons of Shaquille O’Neal, Scottie Pippen
June 30, 2022
Shareef O’Neal and Scotty Pippen Jr will compete with the Los Angeles Lakers during the NBA Summer League ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Ryu McGee-Burge
June 30, 2022
Competing in travel ball helped prepare Serra sophomore Ryu McGee-Burge for junior varsity baseball during his freshman year. ... read more »
Candace Parker Makes a Triple-Double on the L.A. Sparks
June 24, 2022
Chicago Sky star Candace Parker had a historic night in their 82-59 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks. In a span of three quarters, she earned her third career triple-double (10 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists). ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Tamaya Hemphill
June 23, 2022
Inglewood junior Tamaya Hemphill is always willing to try new things and it has led her to many opportunities. She is a cheerleader who competes in track and field but decided to try Cross Country and girl’s flag football. ... read more »
Tracy McGrady Showcases Overlooked Talent in Ones Basketball League 
June 23, 2022
NBA Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady created a one-on-one basketball tournament for players who do not have NBA contracts called the Ones Basketball League  ... read more »
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L.A. Rams Celebrate Kenny Washington Scholarship Recipients
June 23, 2022
In conjunction with the Rams Inspire Change initiative, the franchise created the Kenny Washington Memorial scholarship. Last month, the reigning Super Bowl champion Rams celebrated the inaugural 13 students that earned the scholarship during the Fulfillment Fund’s Sip and Celebrate event that took place at Sofi Stadium. ... read more »
Detention Woes Continue for Brittney Griner
June 23, 2022
WNBA star Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia for over 120 days and the news surrounding her case continues to be grim. A scheduled phone call that she was supposed to have with her wife Cherelle on Saturday never happened due to a “logistical error” by the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. The call was supposed to take place on the couple’s fourth anniversary. ... read more »
Dodgers’ Anderson Almost Pitch a Shut Out in 4-1 Victory Over Angels
June 16, 2022
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Tyler Anderson had a career night on Wednesday, shutting out the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for 8.1 innings and striking out eight batters. Out of his 123 pitches on Wednesday night, 78 of them were strikes. ... read more »
“Baby Drivers” Series Follows Troy Adams Coaching the Pro Drivers of the Future
June 16, 2022
The new Discovery+ series “Baby Drivers” shows the Black-owned Adams Motorsport Park cultivating young drivers with the hope of them becoming racing superstars. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Tamir Washington
June 16, 2022
During his sophomore year, Tamir Washington and his friend tried out for the boy’s rugby team at View Park high school on a whim. ... read more »
James “The Beast” Wilson Instills His Legacy into the Next Generation
June 16, 2022
Boxer James “The Beast” Wilson is working to make history as a heavyweight boxer. While he prepares, he trains his three sons, Elijah, James Jr., and Amaziah in several sports including boxing, mixed martial arts, Muay Thai, and football. ... read more »
Sparks Ousted by Aces, 72-89
June 12, 2022
Las Vegas Aces center A’ja Wilson scored a season-high of 35 points in their 89-72 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks. ... read more »

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