Lakers’ Magic Johnson era transitions from rebuilding to contending

With Magic Johnson officially holding the president of basketball operations post, the Los Angeles Lakers are shifting their focus from a team in rebuilding mode, hoarding and collecting assets in the form of young and mostly unproven players, to adding ...

Serena Williams, Muhammad Ali will receive Jesse Owens awards

The International Athletic Association (IAA) has announced tennis superstar Serena Williams and transcendent boxer and cultural icon Muhammad Ali have been selected to receive the 2017 Jesse Owens Awards. The prestigious awards recognize sports legends who exemplify the ideals embodied ...

Yasiel Puig on hand as nearly 30,000 attend Dodgers Fan Fest

In less than two weeks, pitchers and catchers will report to their Major League Baseball clubs. Even though the sport is still discoursing the Cubs remarkable 2016 World Series win, there can never be enough baseball for its fans.

Harlem Globetrotters bring their 2017 world tour to LA

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their spectacular show to the Los Angeles area during their 2017 World Tour. The Globetrotters’ will perform at the Staples Center on Sunday, ...

USC standout Adoree’ Jackson skips senior season for NFL

USC cornerback Adoree’ Jackson will forgo his senior season and declare for the NFL draft. He was one of the most electric players in college football during his three-year tenure with the Trojans. Jackson waited until right up to the ...

LA D-Fenders become South Bay Lakers

The Los Angeles D-Fenders will change their name following its 2016-17 season to the South Bay Lakers, according to a recent announcement by the team. The re-branding will more closely align the affiliate with the Lakers in hopes of achieving ...

Jeff Fisher firing has implications for fans and city of Inglewood

A week after Ian Rapoport from the NFL Network reported Rams Head Coach Jeff Fisher had signed a two-year contract extension, Fisher was terminated by the team.

Holiday cheer in Compton

Former Clippers and UCLA star Baron Davis will help to transform Wilson Park in Compton into a winter wonderland on Dec. 17 complete with a toy giveaway, a battle-of-the-bands and drill team competition, and a list of celebrity guests all ...

USC Rose Bowl selection comes on the heels of tragic loss

The USC Trojans are once again headed to the “Granddaddy of them All.” The team will square off in the Rose Bowl against Big Ten champ Penn State on Jan. 2. The Men of Troy will make the 17-mile drive ...

Drew Aldridge: A young athlete with quiet fire

By nature, Drew Aldridge is not the type of person who seeks the limelight; she just happens to be the type of exceptional individual the limelight deservedly finds. Drew has given a young person’s lifetime of dedication to the challenging ...

Darren Sharper sentenced to 20 years for drugging and raping two women

Former pro football safety Darren Sharper was sentenced this week to 20 years in prison for drugging and raping two women he met in a West Hollywood nightclub, completing the legal downfall of the one-time Super Bowl champion and NFL ...

Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gets Presidential Medal of Freedom

Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has another honor to add to an already impressive list of accomplishments. He’s a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient as bestowed by President Barack Obama.

Jalen Fisher: An outstanding young athlete with determination and purpose

One of the gifts of youth sports is its ability to merge the gap between individuals who come from different walks of life. On the field or the court, only one thing exists, and that is team. For Jalen Fisher, ...

L.A.’s Olympic bid team adds Allyson Felix as key speaker

Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election looms over the race for the 2024 Summer Games as the three bid cities prepare to make their first presentations to a key gathering of global Olympic officials.

Rams give Inglewood kids chance to be ‘Holiday Hero’ for military members

The Rams have yet to move into their new home. The team still shares an arena with the USC Trojans, not far from their designated lot adjacent to the Forum.