Baldwin Hills Champions Train Young Sluggers

The Baldwin Hills Champions baseball program has seen success recently. Their 10U and 13U baseball teams along with their 9U softball team won the City Championship. The Champions are a Parks and Recreation team who battle teams from Peck Park, Van Ness Park, and Rancho Cienega Park among others. Andre Green is the head coach of the Baldwin Hills Champions and has been coaching baseball for 46 years throughout the Los Angeles area. As well as being coach to the Champions, he coaches the travel ball team Dodgers 42. “We put up 105 runs in the Pacific playoffs and eight

Keion Kindred Finds Redemption in Drew League Championship Game

In the illustrious words of Tupac, “The rose that grew from the concrete,” reigns true for basketball trainer and coach Keion Kindred, who has permeated every level of the Los Angeles basketball scene. From the humble beginnings of growing up in South Central Los Angeles, basketball has always played an integral part in Kindred’s life. “That basketball can open up so many doors,” Kindred said as he pointed to the NBA ball that bounced across the court of Southwest College gym during the Drew League playoffs. “I’ve done more as a trainer than I probably ever did as a player

Lakers to Retire Kobe Bryant’s Jerseys

The Los Angeles Lakers will retire Kobe Bryant’s jersey numbers 8 and 24 in a halftime ceremony to be held on December 18 when the Lakers host the Golden State Warriors at the STAPLES Center.

Minnesota and Indiana clash for WNBA Title

The 2015 season of the WNBA is drawing near a close with the Minnesota Lynx and the Indiana Fever battling for the WNBA Championship. Both teams met before in the 2012 WNBA finals, resulting in the Indiana Fever clinching the championship title, according to the Indiana Fever. The Lynx have made six playoffs appearances during their franchise history. Their latest playoff run in 2013 concluded in a Championship win, and the Lynx never lost a game during that year’s postseason, according to the WNBA. A key contributor was forward Maya Moore, who averaged 19.8 points and 6.0 rebounds during the