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UCLA has the Skills and Unity to Contend in the Pac-12
August 26, 2021
The UCLA Bruins football team flaunt experience with 62 letter winners returning to compete for the 2021 season. UCLA can use their football wisdom to help bring younger players up to speed. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Jeanette Bolden
July 15, 2021
Jeanette Bolden is a well-decorated Track and Field athlete and coach. The Olympian and UCLA star helped bring out the talents of the runners, allowing them to reach national and international stages. Bolden is also the third-generation owner of the 27th Street Bakery in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Cali’s Push to Let Student Athletes Get Paid Gets Big Assists From SCOTUS, NCAA
July 8, 2021
But last week, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) unanimously ruled that the NCAA policy must fall in line with the country’s antitrust laws and that the organization does not have the authority to deny student athletes the right to receive compensation for their athleticism or fame. ... read more »
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Supreme Court Win for College Athletes in Compensation Case
June 22, 2021
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday the NCAA can’t limit education-related benefits — like computers and paid internships — that colleges can offer their sports stars, a victory for athletes that could help open the door to further easing in the decades-old fight over paying student-athletes. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Shelbi Schauble
June 3, 2021
Shelbi Schauble recently finished her first season with the UCLA Bruins track and field team. She competed in the triple jump for the Rafer Johnson/ Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational, getting 10.58m (34-8.50). Schauble noted she was feeling “a lot of emotions” during her Bruin debut. ... read more »
Commission Report Determines It’s Time for a Racial Reckoning in College Sports
May 28, 2021
The report, released by the independent Knight Commission, features a call to the NCAA and member schools to improve and enhance the academic performance and career chances of African American athletes who obtain sports-related jobs at much lower rates than Whites. ... read more »
Cal State Dominguez Hills Hires Dena Freeman-Patton to Lead Athletics Department
April 22, 2021
New California State University Dominguez Hills Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Dena Freeman-Patton has a stellar career of service to the wellbeing of student-athletes. She began her tenure at CSUDH on April 12. ... read more »
College Standouts Compete for Spots in the WNBA
April 15, 2021
The WNBA Draft will take place on April 15 and the nation’s top talent will be vying to be one of the 144 players in the league.   ... read more »
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Davis begins process of putting own touches on UNC program
April 7, 2021
Hubert Davis understands the challenge ahead of him in taking over at North Carolina. ... read more »
Shaka Smart leaves Texas to take over Marquette’s program
March 27, 2021
After a frustrating six-year stint at Texas in which he never quite lived up to lofty expectations, Shaka Smart is returning to his home state and starting over at Marquette. ... read more »
Paul George Sounds Off On The NCAA
March 21, 2021
Paul George says, “It wasn't right, it wasn’t right. NCAA, they were wrong for that. When you look at the space they had and the equipment, that they originally had. It’s not right.” ... read more »
How NBA Legend Elgin Baylor Saved the Lakers in his Rookie Season
February 4, 2021
Among the Lakers retired jerseys is the no. 22 jersey which was worn by legendary player Elgin Baylor. He was drafted at a crucial time in the franchise’s history, back when they were the Minneapolis Lakers. ... read more »
Iconic Actor and Noted Athlete Tommy ‘Deebo’ Lister, Found Dead in Marina Del Rey Residence
December 17, 2020
Known for his iconic character “Deebo” in the Cube Vision production series “Friday” Tommy Lister died on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Lister lived a colorful life, crossing entertainment lines as a pro-wrestler to a noted actor, the 275-pound performing artist was known as the “Gentle Giant,” to all his fans and loved ones. ... read more »
Cal State LA Remembers Legacy of Sports Hall of Famer Tiny Lister
December 16, 2020
Cal State LA Hall of Famer Tommy "Tiny" Lister, who went on to a successful acting career that spanned more than two decades, passed away on Thursday. He was 62. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Brandon Rembert
December 10, 2020
With talent and motivation, Brandon Rembert is a consistent hitter for the Alcorn State University Braves baseball team. Rembert desires to be a role model for African American boys, encouraging them to get involved in baseball. A key piece of advice that he learned is how consistency is important to excel in the sport. ... read more »
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