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USC has the 45th-highest Academic Progress Rate among basketball tournament teams

USC has the 45th-highest Academic Progress Rate among the 68 teams in the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, 14 spots higher than when the team was last in the tournament, according to a study released Wednesday.

Black women have long history in professional baseball

Before Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier in 1947, there had not been a Black player in Major League Baseball since the 1890s. Black baseball players migrated to the Negro Leagues, and they were

Third annual Los Angeles Student Athlete Symposium

Obtaining athletic scholarships to compete in college sports is not as simple as showing up at the local high school and developing into a great player. There are a number of moving parts that allow a young

2017 National Gymnastics finals scheduled to be held in Anaheim

The 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships, the national championships for men’s and women’s gymnastics, will be held at Anaheim’s Honda Center for the first time in 2017, organizers announced Wednesday.

Student Athlete of the Week

Jermaine Camacho-Small is a lean 6’7” center on Hamilton High School’s basketball team. With that type of heighth, he has a great opportunity to play college basketball next year, and possibly follow in his father’s footsteps by playing professional basketball.

Women’s history month

Title IX brought equality to high school and college sports, when it was introduced in 1972. The legislation gave equal funding to men’s and women’s sports, leveling the playing field. Before Title IX there were

Black ice hockey players helped revolutionize the game

Out of the four major professional sports in the United States (football, baseball, basketball and ice hockey), ice hockey has been the Whitest. Nearly all of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) players are

Black History Month: Kenny Washington and Woody Strode broke the NFL color barrier in 1946

Jackie Robinson became a trailblazer for breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier, when he made his debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1947. But one year earlier, two of his UCLA team mates, Kenny Washington and Woody Strode, made ...

L.A. 2024 Olympic Committee unveils logo

The committee leading Los Angeles' bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games unveiled its official logo today—a silhouette of a winged athlete—and a slogan, “Follow the Sun.”

Executive Preparatory makes great strides on and off the court

Executive Preparatory Academy of Finance (EPA) was founded in 2013 with a small group of ninth graders. Two a half years later, every member of the school’s first graduating class is on track to attend a four-year college.

Baseball legend Monte Irvin dies

Monte Irvin, one of the first African Americans to play in Major League Baseball, died in Houston, Texas ,this week. He was 96. Regarded as one of the best hitters and all-around players in the Negro Leagues, Irvin was a ...

The Rams are coming home

For the first time in 20 years, Los Angeles will be home to an NFL football team, as the Rams leaving St. Louis to return back to Los Angeles, which was their home from 1946 to 1994.

Don Newcombe among first 12 on Baseball Reliquary ballot

Former Brooklyn Dodgers pitching star Don Newcombe is among 12 first-time candidates for election to the Baseball Reliquary's Shrine of the Eternals.

Narbonne High makes history by winning the State Bowl

The City Section has taken a back seat to the Southern Section for years in the greater Los Angeles area, but right now the city is on top as Narbonne becomes the section’s first team to win the CIF State ...

Competitive cheer to become a high school CIF sport beginning in 2017-18

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 949, introduced by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), to classify competition cheer as a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) sport beginning in the 2017-18 school year.