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.

Dwight Freeney suing Bank of America for $20 million

NFL linebacker Dwight Freeney announced this week he is suing Bank of America for $20 million because he was the victim of an alleged scheme that caused him to shutter his Hollywood eatery, Rolling Stone L.A.

Ex-football player Armond Armstead reaches settlement with USC

Former USC defensive end Armond Armstead, who filed a lawsuit alleging team doctors gave him painkillers that caused a heart attack and damaged his potential as an NFL player, has reached a settlement with the university and the team doctor, ...

Student Athlete of the week

Deon Barney prepares himself for big moments. Whether it is tackling a ball carrier on the football field, grabbing rebounds on the basketball court, sprinting down the track in a big race, or taking an exam in the classroom, he’s ...

Student Athlete of the Week

Louis Walker has a bright future ahead of him as an engineer, but before he gets to college to prepare for the field of his choice, he’s helping lead Hamilton High School to basketball dominance.

Special Olympics partners with LAUSD for the Spring School Games

Elementary and middle school student/athletes competed in track and field events at West Adams High School this past Friday, as the Special Olympics Southern California partnered with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar promotes the importance of reading to young children

Laker great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stopped by Kingsley Elementary School recently to kick start the “Read Across America” program. He spoke to the children about the importance of education, and reading at an early age.

Angels great Alex Johnson dies

Alex Johnson, who in 1970 became the first player with the then California Angels to win the American League batting title, died early this month in Southfield, Mich., following a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. He was 72.