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Student Athlete of the Week: Solomon Bailey
October 14, 2021
Crossroads freshman guard Solomon “Solo” Bailey has basketball in his DNA. Having a mother who played division I softball in college and a father who played pro basketball, Bailey has been emersed in sports since a young age. Throughout his life, Bailey moved frequently as his father competed in several different countries. ... read more »
Celebration of Life Delano Catherine Hadley Robinson
September 2, 2021
Delano Catherine Hadley Robinson, widow of the late Matthew "Mack" Robinson - 1936 Olympic Silver Medalist, 200 Meters, Berlin, Germany - and older brother of baseball legend, Jackie Robinson, passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. ... read more »
Breanna Clark Competes in her Second Paralympic Games
August 26, 2021
Paralympic gold medalist Breanna Clark looks to defend her title in the 400m T20 in Tokyo. ... read more »
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SoCal Legends: Max Irving
August 26, 2021
Max Irving found tremendous success in water polo. His skill and talent led him to UCLA and a pro career overseas. He also competed with Team USA Men’s water polo during the Tokyo Olympics. ... 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 »
SoCal Legends: Baron Davis
July 22, 2021
Known as “The Godfather of Los Angeles Basketball,” Baron Davis went from an elite prep athlete to an NBA All-Star who spent 15 years playing on the pro level. During his NBA career, Davis averaged 16.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. He also shot at 40.9 percent from the field and 32.0 percent from the three-point line. ... read more »
Coach John Walton Smith Shares Secrets to Training Olympic Champions
July 22, 2021
Sprint-athlete, Michael Cherry, is following Coach John Smith into battle: after being cleared through the COVID-19 process they will participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Smith has been in this position eight other times on a consecutive basis. ... read more »
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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 »
World-Class Sprinter Sha’Carrie Richardson Is The Latest Casualty Of Decades Of Racist Application Of Marijuana Policies
July 15, 2021
“… ‘the rules are the rules.’ Yet, rules aren’t inherently neutral — more likely than not, rules are an extension of a status quo of racism, ... read more »
The Sparks Will Focus On Nneka’s Greatness
June 24, 2021
Sparks superstar Nneka Ogwumike is once again snubbed from playing in the Olympics. Most say it’s politics, but there has to be deeper reasoning because Nneka is undoubtedly one of the best players in the WNBA. ... read more »
Free Agency Creates A New Era for the L.A. Sparks
March 18, 2021
The free agency this offseason brought on a new core of players for the Los Angeles Sparks. Forward Nneka Ogwumike as well as head coach and general manager Derek Fisher are embracing certain changes as well. ... read more »
Team USA Women’s Basketball Hold Training Camp for Summer Olympics
February 11, 2021
The members of Team USA Women’s basketball reunited for a training camp at the University of South Carolina for the first time in almost a year. ... read more »
UCLA Mourns Loss of Legendary Bruin Rafer Johnson
December 3, 2020
UCLA Track & Field legend, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion and humanitarian Rafer Johnson passed away Wednesday at his home in Sherman Oaks, Calif., surrounded by his family. He was 86. ... read more »
Lakers take a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Trail Blazers on Mamba Day
August 24, 2020
Mamba Day was what Laker Nation truly needed since the untimely passing of Laker Legend Kobe Bryant. Lakeshow went showtime in a 135-115 steamroll over the Blazers in Game 4. ... read more »
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