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Byron Allen Expands Empire with Purchase of Fox Regional Sports Networks
May 23, 2019
As a result of the $10.6 billion acquisition deal, Allen’s company, Entertainment Studios, announced that it will buy four local stations from Bayou City Broadcasting for $165 million, according to Variety. ... read more »
WATCH: Magic Johnson talks LeBron James and says Lakers GM was ‘Backstabbing’, Luke Walton Firing was the Final Straw
May 22, 2019
Magic Johnson explains that he wanted to fire Luke Walton, but Los Angeles Lakers executive Tim Harris wanted to retain him and identifies Lakers GM Rob Pelinka as the “backstabber.” Magic Johnson joins First Take and answers for not informing LeBron James about his decision to resign as the president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers before announcing it to the media. ... read more / watch video »
Magic Johnson Steps Down as Lakers President Of Basketball Operations 
April 11, 2019
What was heralded to be the combination that would turn the Lakers around in James, Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka, soon became evident that the best laid plans can go awry.   ... read more »
WATCH: Magic Johnson Steps Down As Lakers President of Basketball Operations
April 10, 2019
Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper behind the scenes press conference of Magic Johnson announcing stepping down as Lakers President of Basketball Operations. Lauren Jones reports. ... read more / watch video »
Magic Johnson Steps Down As Lakers President Of Basketball Operations
April 10, 2019
As the Lakers faced the end of their season and their sixth straight failure to obtain a playoff spot, another startling announcement was made moments before that game was to commence. Shortly after Luke Walton’s last routine pregame press conference for the season on Tuesday, Johnson called for an impromptu press conference where it was assumed that many things would happen. Shockingly, what did happen was that his announcement that was stepping down from his role as president of basketball operations for the Lakers. ... read more »
$70M Magic Johnson Park Renovation Breaks Ground
March 12, 2019
(left to right) Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Supervisor Ridley-Thomas, and CBS’ Jim Hill at Magic Johnson Park Renovation Groundbreaking. Photo by Martin Zamora / Board of Supervisors Surrounded by hundreds of cheering South Los Angeles residents, ... read more »
Transformation of Magic Johnson Park to Begin in 2019
December 26, 2018
Magic Johnson Park is on the verge of a dramatic transformation, after the Board of Supervisors voted to kick off the first phase of a master plan that will add a host of new amenities to this 120-acre community oasis in Willowbrook. ... read more »
Lakers’ Magic Johnson Assures Coach Luke Walton’s Job Secure After Fiery Meeting
November 8, 2018
With the Lakers off to a 2-5 start on the season, team president Magic Johnson reportedly had an “aggressive meeting” with head coach Luke Walton following the team’s 0-2 road trip according to ESPN. ... read more »
Lakers Hire Kurt Rambis
October 4, 2018
The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Kurt Rambis as Senior Basketball Advisor, it was announced Friday by President of Basketball Operations Earvin “Magic” Johnson. ... read more »
LeBron James Tempers Expectations in Lakers’ Return to Competitiveness
September 25, 2018
The Los Angeles Lakers held media day on Monday, Sept. 24.  It was different from just one year prior as dozens of media members filed into the UCLA Health Training Facility in El Segundo eagerly awaiting the first signs of LeBron James. It was the first time James addressed media since signing a $153.3 million contract to become a Los Angeles Laker.   ... read more »
PHOTO of the DAY: Happy Birthday Magic Johnson / The Tale of Two Champs
August 14, 2018
A rare photo of Magic Johnson and Muhammad Ali Photo Credit Robert Torrence ... read more »
Prominent Civil Rights Leader John Mack Remembered
July 12, 2018
A prominent leader wherever he went, Mack was well known for his transformative work with the Los Angeles Urban League, which he revitalized and used to aid 100,000 people annually. He made a tremendous impact on the Los Angeles community and others around the nation. His legacy stretches from Washington, D.C. to Michigan, from Atlanta to North Carolina. Mack’s activism and dedication to improving the livelihood of others was mentioned throughout the service.  ... read more »
Team LeBron James Wins 67th NBA All-Star Game Competitive Showdown
February 22, 2018
The All-Star game concluded with a 148-145 victory for Team LeBron as the culminating event of an action-packed weekend. ... read more »
NBA Super Teams in History
June 15, 2017
These line ups had the skill and force to earn winning streaks, sweep teams in the playoffs and hoist up the Larry O‘Brien trophy at the very end of seasons. ... read more »
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