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Ken Turner strengthens family bonds through sports

Ken Turner and sports go hand-in-hand. He has surrounded himself with athletics his entire life. From being a lifelong fan, to being an athlete himself, to coaching at the youth levels through college, sports has greatly impacted his life.

Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament returns to L.A. Live, August 7

California’s largest outdoor 3-on-3 basketball tournament, the Nike Basketball 3ON3 Tournament presented by NBC4 Southern California returns to the streets of Downtown Los Angeles and L.A. LIVE for its 7th consecutive year, tipping-off with the inaugural ESPNLA 710 All-Star Celebrity ...

New plays sought

As a part of their new partnership, PLAY LA, Center Theatre Group (CTG) and Humanitas will accept submissions June 1-30 for the Humanitas/CTG Playwriting Prize, which supports Southern California playwrights. Three finalists will be notified in mid-December 2015, and the ...

Young ‘Tina Turner’ takes parents to court

The actress who played a young Tina Turner in the 1993 film “What's Love Got to Do With It” is suing her parents, alleging they stole money from her and spread rumors that she has AIDS and is involved in ...

Chargers, Raiders, Carson complete NFL stadium land deal

One day after San Diego officials unveiled a financial plan aimed at keeping the Chargers in town, the team and the Oakland Raiders Tuesday completed a complex land transaction for 157 acres in Carson, where they are proposing a joint ...

Byron Scott provides basketball training to children at the Boys and Girls Club

More than 50 children from the Child Alliance and Drew Child Development programs (which provide services for children in the child welfare system) were in for a treat this past Saturday at the Boys and Girls Club in Harbor City. ...

Student Athlete of the Week

Eleven-year-old Rayshawn Pittman fills up the bulk of his time with two things: tennis and studying, and he is excelling at both of them.

Student Athlete of the Week

Avrie Blackwell’s calendar is pretty full. She is the captain of Crenshaw High School’s girl’s basketball team. She is also the captain of the school’s robotics team. She has taken nothing but AP and honors classes since the 10th grade. ...

Leading Black golfer dies

Before Tiger Woods, there was Calvin Peete, the most successful African American to play on the professional golfer’s tour. Born in Detroit, Mich., July 18, 1943, Pete did not begin playing golf until his 20s. But despite this late start ...

Hollywood Park stadium plan addresses traffic concerns

One of the major concerns that Inglewood residents have with the developments at Hollywood Park, which will feature 75,000-seat NFL football stadium, is the traffic that will be created as the area swells up with spectators. Add in an open-air ...

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather has achieved pop status

This Saturday night at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, a boxing match will be at the center of attention, but that is not what high rollers are paying up to $100,000 for ringside seats to see; ...

Kendrick Lamar to throw first pitch at Dodger game

Super star hip-hop recording artist Kendrick Lamar from Compton will throw the ceremonial first pitch Monday, April 27 when the Dodgers take on the San Francisco Giants.

Carson approves plans for Chargers-Raiders stadium

The Carson City Council voted 3-0 Tuesday night to approve plans for a $1.7 billion football stadium that could house the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders.

Youth football camp promotes safety first

Young boys recently converged at the Soboroff Sports Field at the Expo Center, with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as the backdrop. While most youth football players lace up their cleats and practice in shirts and shorts during this time ...

Earl Watson Elite recognizes academic excellence

Travel basketball programs typically focus on the fundamentals of the sport, but at Earl Watson Elite, they see the bigger picture. Colleges factor in a student’s grade point average as much as they do their athletic abilities, because student athletes ...

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