Base Knock is regenerating enthusiasm in youth baseball

Camp held at Ladera Little League Fields

Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies

The San Diego Padres have confirmed on Twitter that Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died.

Student Athlete of the Week

Rugby is one of the toughest sports in the world. It has the same type of contact as American football, but without the pads. Because of the physical nature of the sport, it is mostly played by men, but for ...

Former Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch dies at 57

Funeral services are pending for former Los Angeles Dodger and Cy Young Award-winning pitcher Bob Welch, the last Major League pitcher to win at least 25 games in a season.

Palmdale named Host Town for Special Olympics

The city of Palmdale has announced that the community has been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games “Host Town” program from July 21–24, 2015. Before the Special Olympics World Games begin on July 25, 2015, more ...

Sterling agrees to sell Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling will sign off on the proposed $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and will drop the lawsuit he filed against the NBA alleging he was forced being forced ...

The NFL Draft is not the equivalent to a slave auction

Recently, 256 college football players realized their dreams of being drafted into the NFL. Years of grinding their way through youth, high school, and college football has brought them to their moment. But for some people who are trying to ...

Student Athlete of the Week: Crenshaw High School’s Clavacia Smith

Crenshaw High School’s Clavacia Smith doesn’t like idle time, which has led him to a 3.5 grade point average while playing offensive line on the football team, even though he is only 6’2”, 205 pounds.

Athlete’s Corner: Train like a champion

There is a lot of fitness variety in Los Angeles, as folks enjoy getting outside and running the Culver City stairs, traversing the trails at Kenneth Hahn Park, or getting in some tennis at Rancho Cienega Sports Complex. But some ...

Watts 5K run/walk hosted by Macedonia Baptist Church

Since becoming the pastor at Macedonia Baptist Church in Watts in 2011, Pastor Shane B. Scott has preached about a healthy lifestyle. That message is greatly needed, as cancer, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and other illnesses that are associated ...

Pressure mounts on NBA team owner over racist comments attributed to him

Pressure is mounting on a National Basketball Association team owner who allegedly made racist comments.

Athlete’s Corner

One of the best forms of exercise is cycling, especially as people start to get up in age. It is known to build stamina while burning body fat, and most importantly, it doesn’t put much impact on the joints. For ...

NFL prospect De’Anthony Thomas paves the way for his siblings

Most of the sports world knows about De’Anthony Thomas, as the “Black Mamba” captured the nation’s attention with his blazing speed while playing for the University of Oregon. He is well known in Los Angeles for being a key member ...

Athlete’s Corner: Change the pace with parkour

With the evolution of action sports, young athletes are getting off of the football field and basketball court. They are picking up skateboards and rolling around on bikes seeking the next thrill. These kids are adrenaline junkies

Falcons Football and Cheer Program teaches youth valuable life lessons

Youth football and cheer programs have been a staple in Los Angeles’ African American community for decades, as boys learn the fundamentals of football and girls learn the dance movements and acrobatics associated with cheerleading. For the past 10 years ...