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Zion Williamson Signs with 2K, Adding to Whirlwind Summer
August 9, 2019
 Picked No. 1 in the NBA draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Signed his first pro contract that could be worth as much as $45 million over the next four years. Went to summer league and got hurt after nine minutes. Considered playing for USA Basketball in China this summer. Landed a massive endorsement deal with Jordan Brand. Became very rich very quickly. ... read more »
Undrafted Guard Becomes WNBA All-Star MVP
August 1, 2019
The WNBA All Star Weekend highlighted more events and young talent taking place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. For the first time since 2006, the three-point contest and the skills challenge was featured. The contests commenced on the night before the All-Star Game. ... read more »
Biden Continues Southland Fundraising Swing
July 26, 2019
Biden attended a midday fundraiser at the home of Pasadena City Councilman John J. Kennedy, former president of the local chapter of the NAACP. Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis was among those in the crowd. ... read more »
Nuggets acquire Jerami Grant from Thunder for draft pick
July 11, 2019
Jerami Grant gives Denver another power forward who can do a little bit of everything. ... read more »
Lakers Announce 2019 Summer Leagues Roster
June 28, 2019
The Los Angeles Lakers announced the team’s roster for the California Classic in Sacramento and MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, highlighted by 2019 draftee Talen Horton-Tucker, along with South Bay Lakers' Marcus Allen and Jeffrey Carroll.  ... read more »
O.J. Simpson Joins Twitter
June 20, 2019
O.J. Simpson is using Twitter to share "all my thoughts and opinions on just about everything.'' ... read more »
The List of Black and Missing Continues to Grow
June 7, 2019
The alarming number of missing Black females counts for a large chunk of disappearances nationwide. Yet, as the crisis continues, media attention remains largely diverted. ... read more »
Baldwin Hills Champions Train Young Sluggers
May 30, 2019
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. ... read more »
Schetema Nealy Becomes First African American Female to Earn Ph.D. in Chem from UNLV
May 30, 2019
Raised in San Bernardino, California by a single mom, with four other children, there wasn’t anything extraordinary about Schetema Nealy’s childhood, at least on the surface. Because, one would have to be at least a bit extraordinary to accomplish what she did recently, becoming the first African American female to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Sentinel recently caught up with Nealy to talk about her accomplishment and how it came to be. ... read more »
Luenell Discusses Las Vegas Residency: “It Felt Like A Dream Come True”
April 18, 2019
With decades of experience and multiple movie credits under her belt, the ‘Bad Girl of Comedy’ now has her sights on Las Vegas. ... read more »
Legendary songstress Dionne Warwick announces, “She’s Back,” first new album in five years
March 14, 2019
In addition to ten tracks of new songs as well of remakes of pop/soul gems, “She’s Back” will be packaged with a bonus disc of Ms. Warwick’s 1998 album, “Dionne Sings Dionne,” which features her greatest hits, remastered for this package. “She’s Back” also includes duets with Kenny Lattimore (“What Color Is Love”), Musiq Soulchild (“Am I Dreaming?”) as well as Bone, Thugs & Harmony’s Krayzie Bone (“Déjà Vu”). ... read more »
Lakers Lonzo Ball Will Make His Preseason Debut Against the Warriors
October 10, 2018
Lonzo Ball will make his Lakers preseason debut as he takes the court for the first time in 195 days that he will share with new teammate LeBron James on Wednesday night against the Golden State Warriors. Ball missed Los Angeles' first four preseason games as he recovered from arthroscopic surgery for an injury he sustained to his left meniscus. ... read more »
Man Sentenced to LWOP for Murder, Robbery of Elderly Woman in Montrose
September 27, 2018
James Wesley Trotter, aka Man-Man of Long Beach, was found guilty on Aug. 15 of one count each of murder with a special circumstance allegation of murder during the commission of a robbery; second-degree robbery; and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  ... read more »
Former Football Player Sentenced for Man’s Death in Hollywood
September 13, 2018
A former high school and college football player was sentenced today to four years behind bars in connection with a man's beating death during a brawl outside a Hollywood nightclub after a birthday celebration. ... read more »
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