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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 ...

Golden Boy Promotions brings boxing back to Downtown L.A.

Walk into the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles on a night when Golden Boy Promotions is hosting LA Fight Club, and you’ll see a jammed- packed venue with some sections having standing room only.

Study shows that NFL stadium in Carson would create an economic boom

The NFL seems to be getting closer to moving back to Los Angeles. The nation’s second largest market has been without a team for more than 20 years, and there has been a number of stadium projects that have been ...

NFL player suing BofA for $20M losses

Dwight Freeney was living the American dream. He starred as a football player in high school, college and was drafted to play with the Indianapolis Colts. He later played for the San Diego Chargers and is now a free agent. ...

Student Athlete of the Week

A path of academic and athletic success has been paved for Gabrielle “Gabby” Traylor, and she has used it to become a well-rounded student athlete.

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