Minding the achievement gap

Sixteen-year-old Zoe McDowell has a bright future ahead of him. The Milwaukee-area native maintains a respectable GPA, is a standout track and football athlete at Shorewood High School, and plays an active role in mentoring young black students, like himself, through a club he helped start at his school. Now in his junior year, McDowell […]

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Rossi dominates Honda Indy 200

Alexander Rossi and his Honda-powered Andretti Autosport crew successfully pulled off a two-pit stop strategy Sunday to win the Honda Indy 200.  Rossi’s second victory of the season moves him to second in the Drivers’ Championship after 13 of 17 races, 46 points behind fellow Honda driver Scott Dixon (494-448), who finished fifth today. While several teams and […]

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Chargers kick off 2018 training camp with high expectations

COSTA MESA, CA- After winning nine of their final 12 regular season games in 2017, the Los Angeles Chargers have high expectations for 2018. L.A. finished second in the AFC West with a 9-7 overall record after an 0-4 start. The Chargers missed the playoffs due to tiebreakers, but drastically improved upon their 2016 5-11 […]

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Chargers season opens for business with training camp

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Hip Hop, murder and a father’s relentless quest for justice

The thing that Kevin Robert Harris II (Track Bully) loved most was banging out music tracks. He played the piano. He knew how to compose. Music became his universe. Basketball used to be his love fling, but as he grew older, Harris immersed himself into the world of making music. He became pretty good at […]

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South L.A. tells Oath Keepers not to mess with Auntie Maxine

LOS ANGELES-Don’t start nothing and it won’t be nothing. That’s the message the South Los Angeles community sent to the right-wing militia group Oath Keepers who were planning on bringing armed protesters to stalk outside remnants of the South Los Angeles office of U.S. Congresswoman’s Maxine Waters. It was a good idea that the Oath […]

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Cedric the Entertainer feels “blessed” with Walk of Fame honor

When it comes to Cedric the Entertainer, he is a connoisseur of laughter and live entertainment. That said it is no wonder that he becomes the 2,640th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Live Performance. NBA icon Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Comedian and actor George Lopez and business partner Raffles Van […]

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Pac-12 football ready to rumble with Media Day kickoff

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Charities reap the benefits of celebrity basketball game

LOS ANGELES, CA-The inaugural $50K Charity Challenge Celebrity Basketball Game hit the hardwood at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion on Tuesday, July 17.  Presented by the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour and Live Nation, this special event raised money and awareness for multiple charities in addition to the host beneficiary, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend’s WHO Cares initiative Teen Cancer America. […]

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New Mexico’s school ruling a win for state’s students

(SANTA FE, NM) – A state court ruled that New Mexico’s education system violates the state constitution because it fails to provide students a sufficient public education. Families and school districts in the consolidated lawsuit Yazzie v. State of New Mexico andMartinez v. State of New Mexico sued the state for failing to provide public school students with […]

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Titans star Delanie Walker returns to his Pomona roots

2018 Delanie Walker Football Camp

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Olympians

The ‘woke’ athlete recognized at the Athletes for Impact Awards

LOS ANGELES-Fifty years ago, Dr. Tommie Smith and Dr. John Carlos defied Olympic referendum and rebuked their homeland with the greatest single socially conscious moment in sports history when they bowed their heads and lifted their fists to the sky in a black-gloved salute, stilling the Mexico City, Mexico air. The silent gesture, as Smith […]

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Chargers linebacker Hayes Pullard Football Camp excites youths

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Laker Girls audition a chance of a lifetime for dancers

EL SEGUNDO, CA-The fun for several hundred women began in the wee hours Sunday, July 8, 2018. Sweat and precision would be on the agenda. Any one slip-up could cost you a chance of a lifetime. As it was, the open audition of the Los Angeles Laker Girls tryout was facilitated in intensity and choreography […]

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‘Mad Max’ Muncy is providing the Dodgers with a big lift

Max “Mad Max” Muncy has been a pleasant surprise for the Dodgers so far this season. With the first half of the 2018 Major League Baseball season concluded, the Dodgers have rolled back into first place with a lot of kudos going to Muncy. For the season, Muncy has delivered 22 home runs while driving […]

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