Clippers

Chris Paul and Lob City kiss LA good-bye

June 29 Joey Thomas 0

The Lob City era has officially ended in Los Angeles, with the Clippers sending All-Star Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets in a blockbuster deal. Paul will team with MVP runner-up James Harden, giving Houston perhaps the most dynamic backcourt in the league and a chance to possibly upend the […]

NBA

Lakers now following the ‘Ball’ for success

El Segundo, CA-A remake of the front office. Excitement of over a first-round draft pick. A good kind of buzz has returned to Lakerland. That’s the way that Magic Johnson, president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, prefers it to be. It is the way that Johnson, who […]

Sports

Ameer Webb’s juco path to U.S. champion

SACRAMENTO, CA-Ameer Webb doesn’t want to be known as an average sprinter. He wants to be the best in the world. On Day 4 of the 2017 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships, Webb took a step in seeing that wish come to fruition. Webb zipped by the rest of […]

Dodgers

A Dodgers’ home run party on a special night

June 23 Astrud Reed 0

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Dodgers were the first team in Major League Baseball history to integrate. So it is fitting that the ballclub that brought us Jackie Robinson, would salute other African Americans considered to be icons in the sport. On a night where the Dodgers’ bats did most of […]

Clippers

Clippers re-branding now includes Jerry West

LOS ANGELES-The Golden State Warriors’ loss is the Los Angeles Clippers’ gain. Thanks to  the basketball savviness of Jerry West, the Warriors made it to the NBA Finals the last three seasons. West is now working for the Clippers to see if he  can help elevate the ballclub to a championship-level […]

Spotlight

Unconventional fits Sy Smith’s music and style

LOS ANGELES-Sy Smith doesn’t want her creative juices to ever get stale. That’s probably the chief reason why her  musical sound defies conventionality. Smith’s music is anchored in futuristic soul. She can do the neo-soul thing. Throw in a dash of jazz, grab a pinch of R&B, find room for some […]

Culture

Blue Diamond Gala is a Dodger affair

LOS ANGELES-Charity begins a home for the Los Angeles Dodgers. It also represents a way of giving. Through the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, the team has dropped over $18 million into local communities by combining recreation with sports, literacy  and educational programs. The ultimate goal of the Los Angeles Dodgers […]