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Lakers Sign Jay Huff to Two-Way Contract
October 18, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Jay Huff to a two-way contract, it was announced today. ... read more »
Now question in NFL is: Does Gruden reflect broader culture?
October 15, 2021
Current and former players and others around the league have varying opinions about a key question that arose in light of the racist, homophobic and misogynistic thoughts expressed by Jon Gruden in emails he wrote from 2011-18, when he was an ESPN analyst between coaching jobs, to then-Washington club executive Bruce Allen: Just how pervasive are those sorts of attitudes around the sport these days? ... read more »
Jon Gruden Resigns as Raiders Coach Over Offensive Emails
October 12, 2021
Jon Gruden has resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments. ... read more »
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STAPLES CENTER & MICROSOFT THEATER OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
October 7, 2021
STAPLES Center and Microsoft Theater will continue to follow the protocols established by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) ... read more »
BCA Revived, Raising Awareness Around Black Coaches in Officiated Sports
September 30, 2021
Basketball requires unity under the hoop and along the sidelines. International basketball player, Pooh Jeter, understands the need to win as a whole team, which includes the person holding the clipboard.  Resurrecting the energy of diversity within coaching, Jeter is seeking more support for Black coaches by reenergizing the Black Coach Association (BCA).  Jeter spoke exclusively with the Los Angeles Sentinel, providing the play-by-play as he dissected the reasons athletes need to see their likeness in their coaches and the demand for the collective community to look out for each other.  ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Thomas Booker
September 16, 2021
Stanford senior defensive end Thomas Booker has won accolades for his dedication to being an athlete as well as a student. He is a nominee for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which is awarded to a college football player with the best mix of academics, community service and football talent. ... read more »
WATCH: Manual Arts Valedictorian and Basketball star Earns Scholarship
September 11, 2021
Jay'len Carter, who gave up his senior season of playing basketball to be the valedictorian of his class, earned a scholarship from the Class of 1971 alumni at Manual Arts Video by: Amanda Scurlock ... read more / watch video »
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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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 »
Rosario 5 hits, HRs inside and out of park, Indians beat KC
August 31, 2021
Amed Rosario became the first player on record to go 5 for 5 with five RBIs, an inside-the-park homer and a drive over the fence, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Tuesday night. ... read more »
LAKERS ANNOUNCE 2021-22 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE PRESENTED BY DELTA AIR LINES
August 20, 2021
The Los Angeles Lakers 2021-22 regular season schedule was announced today. The Lakers open the season as hosts to the Golden State Warriors on October 19, followed by a matchup with the Phoenix Suns on October 22. ... 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 »
US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends
July 25, 2021
The U.S. missed its final nine shots, five of them coming in a 21-second span in the final minute shortly after Fournier — who led all scorers with 28 points — made the go-ahead 3-pointer. ... read more »
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