Chargers are now enbedded in LA

March 31 Dennis J. Freeman 0

Change is not always easy. But the Los Angeles Chargers are making it work. For the first time in over five decades, the Chargers will be playing in a home not called San Diego. During the course of the next two NFL seasons, the Chargers will make StubHub Center in […]


Buddy’s blitz block Clippers victory

March 29 Astrud Reed 0

LOS ANGELES-Losses and wins in the regular season come and go. But for the Los Angeles Clippers, their one-point defeat Sunday at the hands of the Sacramento Kings, might sting for a while. Hopefully, not too long. Clippers coach Doc Rivers’ delay in re-entering leading men-Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, and DeAndre Jordan-and […]


Sweet Sixteen is UCLA’s calling card

March 21 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Well, that was easy. Now comes the hard part for the UCLA women’s basketball team: UConn. The Bruins turned the first and second round of the NCAA Women’s Tournament into a walkthrough clinic of defense, opportune scoring and just overall dominance.  After dispatching No. 13 Boise State in the first […]


CAAM spotlights ‘No Justice, No Peace’

March 20 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-The images say everything. There was pain. There was destruction. Desperation and overdue justice was thrown in the mix as well. There were no winners in the 1992 Los Angeles riots. April marks the 25th year that the uprising casted a dark pall over the city, which, to this day, still […]


Clippers cruise to star-less Cavs win

March 20 Darrel Wilson 0

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Clippers were gift-wrapped a 108-78 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night. Shortly before the start of the game, the Cavaliers announced their star players would not be playing in this game due to rest. Blake Griffin led the way for the Clippers with a […]


Bruins’ NCAA win is Canada’s takeover

March 19 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Size. Speed. Strength. Strategy. Those kind of things kind of matter in the college basketball postseason. The UCLA have plenty of those attributes and it was too much for Boise State to handle. The first round game of the NCAA Women’s Tournament turned out to be an easy one for the […]


Clippers inches short in defeat to Bucks

March 16 Darrel Wilson 0

LOS ANGELES—It was a game of inches as Blake Griffin’s shot bounced off the rim and fell short at the buzzer and the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 97-96 Wednesday at the STAPLES Center. The Clippers (40-28) began the day two and a half games behind the […]


UC Davis dances on UC Irvine’s missteps

March 13 Dennis J. Freeman 0

ANAHEIM, CA-Not too many people gave UC Davis men’s basketball team an ounce of a chance to bring down UC Irvine in the Big West Tournament. When you looked up at the crowd attending the Big West Tournament final between the two men’s basketball teams at the Anaheim Honda Center, […]


Time for 49ers to go dancing

March 13 Dennis J. Freeman 0

ANAHEIM, CA-Long Beach State women’s basketball coach Jody Wynn was besides herself after seeing her team pull off a 56-55 nail-biting win against UC Santa Barbara in the Big West Tournament final to advance to the NCAA Tournament. Yes, Wynn and the 49ers are going dancing.  It was a draining […]


Heat turned up in Big West tourney

March 10 Dennis J. Freeman 0

ANAHEIM, CA-The action was fast. The tempo was somewhat furious as the first action of Big West Tournament men’s basketball saw the top four seeds stave off the competition for the right to battle for a chance to play in the championship round and a berth into the NCAA Tournament. […]


Women sound off about equal rights

March 10 Dennis J. Freeman 0

LOS ANGELES-Women in red. Black women. White women. Latino women. Asian women. Professional and working-class women. Students and retirees. Women who showed up to attend a rally to celebrate International Women’s Day in front of Los Angeles City Hall smack in the middle of lunch hour during the middle of a […]


Clippers find a Crawford spark against Celtics

LOS ANGELES-Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas was doing what he pretty much wanted to do. The Clippers’ offense had hit a stagnant train, going nowhere in the slow-churning quicksand called the first half of an NBA regular season basketball game played at Staples Center. The second half came and the Clippers […]


Uncertainty turns into clarity for USC

LOS ANGELES-No, not a whole lot of people saw this coming. USC men’s basketball coach Andy Enfeld said as much during a postgame press conference following the Trojans’ regular season wrap up against Washington at Galen Center. Last year, when the Pac-12 Conference released its preseason media poll back in October, […]