All Star Code

All Star Code program highlights diversity issues in tech industry

NEW YORK-All Star Code (ASC), a leading nonprofit organization creating economic opportunity for young men of color by helping them develop the tools they need to succeed in a technological world, today launched its inaugural Ambassador program, comprised of renowned executives and start-up founders. The group of business leaders will use their unique experiences and expertise […]

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Clayton Kershaw

A big win for Dodgers on Jackie Robinson Day

LOS ANGELES. CA-Yasiel Puig took his opening standoff against Clayton Kershaw and went yard on the Los Angeles Dodgers ace. The two-run home run by Puig, who was traded to the Cincinnati Reds, along with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp in the offseason, handed the Dodgers an immediate 2-0 hole after that first inning blast. But […]

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Windy Barnes Farrell

The song of music from Windy Barnes Farrell

SAN PEDRO, CA-Songbird for life. That is the life story of Windy Barnes Farrell. Sing. Sing. And sing some more. While you’re at it, make it good to the folks listening to you. Barnes Farrell has made it good enough that she has never had to do anything in the line of employment but open […]

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Bingo! Clippers equip for playoffs and celebrate Ralph Lawler

Before they dribbled once against Utah Tuesday night, the Clippers knew their playoff opponent. With Oklahoma City and San Antonio winning, a one versus eight matchup with the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors (57-25) was locked for Los Angeles. But, that didn’t stop the Clippers (48-34) from surviving the Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert, Derrick […]

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Lakers lose their ‘Magic’ as team president steps down

A derailed season just went off the rails completely for the Los Angeles Lakers. Just before the Lakers were to play their finale at Staples Center, Earvin ” Magic” Johnson dropped the hammer on the franchise when he abruptly announced that he was stepping down as team president. Whoa. What? During his impromptu press conference […]

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Commentary and analysis from USC’s spring showcase

Speed. Fundamentals. Simplicity. With four of five spring practice weeks complete, these three concepts have become pivotal for USC football. Speed Trojans head coach Clay Helton has completely taken himself out of all things Xs and Os, leaving the schemes up to first-year offensive coordinator Graham Harrell and veteran defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast. Harrell’s air […]

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Nipsey Hussle

The love continues to pour in for Nipsey Hussle

LOS ANGELES- A week has come and gone since Nipsey Hussle lost his life. And yet the love continues to flow in. Every day, thousands of people wait in long lines armed with flowers, candles, and memorabilia. They have come armed with their cell phones, taking selfies and recording the moment of being so close […]

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Compton students channel their inner dance through Alvin Ailey

Compton-The excitement of Compton students taking part in a week-long workshop of dance and the arts recently set up by The Music Center and the Alvin Ailey Arts in Education & Community Programs was not limited to the youths invited to take part in the program. The adults in the room were just as giddy […]

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Morgan State University

Morgan State’s exhibit honors black servicemen and women

Morgan State University (MSU) hosted the opening exhibition of “In Freedom’s Name,” a specially produced mobile installation that commemorates the many contributions of African Americans in Maryland who have served in uniform as early as 1634 through today. The traveling exhibit, curated by the Maryland Military Historical Society (MDMHS) and Stevenson University’s Department of Public […]

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Fort Valley State University

Miss FVSU Tanzania Walker’s royal expectations

Miss Fort Valley State University is charged with being the walking embodiment of the values and traditions of the institution. As the 81st Miss FVSU, Tanzania Walker, ’19, knows she has big shoes to fill, representing not only the students but also the faculty, staff, and alumni as well. She sees herself as the university’s […]

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Chris Paul

Rockets dominate Clippers: playoff implications and analysis

Chris Paul waited two years for a revenge moment against the Clippers. With .7 seconds remaining in the third quarter of Houston’s (51-28, West 3-seed) dominant 135-103 win over LAC (47-32, West 6-seed), he got one. Paul netted a 61-foot heave, turned to the crowd, rose his arms and took in the awes of 20,000 […]

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Carl Nassib continues his financial wellness journey

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Carl Nassib, a Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end and outspoken Financial Wellness advocate, just wrapped his NFL Players Association Externship experience with Financial Finesse – the inventors of Financial Wellness and the firm behind the NFLPA’s award-winning financial coaching program. Nassib, whose informal economic tutorial with teammates was featured on HBO’s […]

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LAFC routs San Jose Earthquake

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) defeated San Jose Earthquakes 5-0 on Saturday afternoon at Avaya Stadium. With the win, LAFC remains atop the MLS standings with a 4-0-1 record (13 points). The 5-0 scoreline is LAFC’s largest win in Club history and it also matched the Quakes’ worst-ever defeat in home soil. “For us […]

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Nipsey Hussle

A death in the family: Fans remember Nipsey Hussle’s legacy

LOS ANGELES-The crowd Monday morning surrounding the makeshift memorial for rapper Nipsey Hussle took its time in growing. As the day expanded into the afternoon so did the number of people as they made their way down to Slauson Ave. and Crenshaw Blvd. in South Los Angeles to honor one of the more noted and […]

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Final Four

Texas Tech’s defense too much for Gonzaga to handle

Anaheim, CA – With 10 seconds left on the clock and Texas Tech leading 71-69, Gonzaga guard Josh Perkins hit the ball out of bounds on an inbound play for a technical foul. That gave the Red Raiders two shots and the ball back. That pretty much sealed the Bulldogs’ fate Saturday afternoon at the […]

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