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Watts team brings home a Nike 3-on-3 basketball title

The community of Watts was well represented in the Nike 3-on-3 basketball tournament, held recently at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles.

Black children are starred in the Little League World Series

African American baseball players are more than leaving their mark on the Little League World Series; they are making headlines. And while most of the American players are White, that is not the case for two teams.

Venice Basketball League honors streetball legend Ron Beals

This weekend the legendary Venice Basketball League (VBL) held the championship game of the VBL Playoffs on the historic main court at Venice Beach; but this game was not the only highlight of the day.

2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

If you're trying to create the perfect 21st-century city, it helps to start with a blank slate. Even if that slate is a sweltering strip of sand.

The Carson Ravens attend USC training camp

The Carson Ravens’ Pee Wee team spent their first two days of training camp practicing at USC, on the same field where the college team holds a number of their workouts. The kids were able to work on the fundamentals ...

Four brothers are rising through the tennis ranks

Two years ago, Richard and Fred Williams noticed four brothers hanging around the tennis shop at Rancho Cienega Sports Complex. As the managers of the shop, they remembered the boys from National Junior Tennis League clinics, which were held at ...

Byron Scott named new Lakers coach

Byron Scott was introduced this week as the Los Angeles Lakers new coach, returning to the team he played with for 11 seasons, including as the starting shooting guard on three NBA championship teams in the 1980s.

Local cyclist closing in on 100,000 documented miles

Ten years ago Los Angeles resident John "Khamadi" Grimble came up with a plan. He was recovering from an accident where he was hit by a car and a steel plate had to be inserted into his knee, so he ...

The Drew League is in full swing

The Drew League has been around for 40 years, since Alvin Willis established the summer league at Drew Middle School on the corner of Firestone and Compton Ave. The goal of the league was to bring back some of the ...

Cancer scare for Lakers great Michael Cooper

Former Los Angeles Lakers great Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with tougue cancer. Cooper, head coach of the Atlanta Dream of the WNBA, made the announcement on Monday, one day after coaching the East team to a 125-124 win in ...

CrossFit Games comes to Carson this weekend

The slogan for the Reebok CrossFit Games is “The Fittest on Earth.” That is exactly true, as the athletes who will be competing at the StubHub Center in Carson this weekend have to be able to run, swim, climb, and ...

The Drew League is in full swing

The Drew League has been around for 40 years, since Alvin Willis established the summer league at Drew Middle School on the corner of Firestone and Compton Ave. The goal of the league was to bring back some of the ...

Frat Games are back!

The Divine Nine organizations have been competing in just about everything for more than 100 years. As college graduates move into their careers, and away from university campuses, people tend to lose touch with each other. But the friendly competition ...

Student Athlete of the Week

Dorsey High School’s Alexander Madueke has many great attributes, but two in particular can take him a long way. He is intelligent, and he has a really strong right arm. He has a 3.5 grade point average, and from right ...

L.A. Sands Boxing Gym builds champions in the ring and life

Walk into L.A. Sands Boxing Gym in Downtown Los Angeles, and you will find people getting it on. They are throwing punches, working on their foot work, and keeping their bodies in motion while working up a sweat.

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