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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 »
Seimone Augustus Starts New Chapter with Sparks
May 14, 2020
After 14 years of being a key contributor for the Minnesota Lynx, four-time NBA champion Seimone Augustus signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Sparks. ... read more »
Alana Beard Left Her Historic Mark on Basketball
March 19, 2020
During her accomplished basketball career, former Los Angeles Sparks guard Alana Beard crafted a legacy with her tenacity and her defensive mindset. ... read more »
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Team USA Awards Honor World Class Athletes
December 5, 2019
With the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games around the corner, the United States National Olympic and Paralympic teams celebrated their achievements through the Team USA Awards presented by Dow. ... read more »
USC Honors Tina Thompson with Jersey Retirement
November 27, 2019
USC Athletics honored one of their all-time top-performing women’s basketball players earlier this month when they retired the jersey of the WNBA and Olympic icon Tina Thompson. ... read more »
Oregon stuns US team; C. Vivian Stringer reaches milestone
November 14, 2019
It didn’t count in the standings, but the most shocking game of the opening week of women’s basketball was No. 1 Oregon stunning the U.S. women’s national team. ... read more »
Biles sets record as US wins world gymnastics team gold
October 10, 2019
Simone Biles won a record 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships on Tuesday as the United States retained its women’s team all-around title. ... read more »
Softball Gold Medalist Gives Back with Summer Program
June 13, 2019
Over 100 girls from South Los Angeles came out to start off the 8-week summer program that will teach them the ins and outs of softball, along with life lessons on teamwork and dedication. As a former softball player for UCLA, Watley also gives college softball players an opportunity of mentorship as the coaches of the 27teams. Partnered with the Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, The Natasha Watley Softball League (NWSL) continues to provide its no-fee softball summer program at parks throughout Los Angeles for girls ages 8 to 15.  ... read more »
Lakers Sign 18-Year NBA Veteran Center Tyson Chandler
November 6, 2018
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed center Tyson Chandler, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. ... read more »
Nneka Ogwumike to Represent Sparks on FIBA Women’s World Cup Team
September 19, 2018
USA Basketball announced Wednesday that Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike will be one of the 12 players to represent the United States in the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Tenerife, Spain ... read more »
Top G League Players Compete for Team USA
March 1, 2018
With the FIBA World Cup basketball tournament looming in 2019, Team USA is relying on players from the NBA G League (formerly known as the NBA D-League) to compete on the global stage. ... read more »
Shani Davis Skips Winter Olympics Opening after Coin Flip Loss
February 22, 2018
Chicago’s speeding skating world champion Shani Davis, one of America’s most decorated athletes to compete in the Winter Olympics, lost the honor to carry the flag for Team USA during the opening ceremonies on a coin toss. ... read more »
Erin Jackson to Speed skate in the Winter Olympics
January 18, 2018
Ocala, Florida native Erin Jackson earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic long-track speedskating team after just four months of training on the ice. ... read more »
Team USA Sprinter Alexis Love Shares Her Life of Perseverance
November 30, 2017
Alexis Love is on a relentless pursuit of competing in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics. She has been chronicling her journey via writing and using her story to track and field prominence to inspire others. ... read more »
Bill Russell Supports Pro Athlete’s Fight Against Injustice
October 5, 2017
Bill Russell saluted current players for taking the reins in fighting for equality in the United States. ... read more »
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