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Sept. 20, 2021. Members of the Los Angeles Laker Girls attend a function in El Segundo, California, where the team announced a global marketing partnership with Bibigo, Korea's No. 1 food company. Photo credit: Dennis J. Freeman/News4usonline

College Football

Go Deep. Breaking Down the College Football Landscape

No. 13 UCLA stunned by Fresno State

PASADENA (News4usonline) – Just two weeks ago, Chip Kelly and the UCLA Bruins were the talk of college football when they took down mighty SEC power LSU. Kelly and the…

UCLA hits LSU in the mouth

PASADENA (News4usonline) – The final outcome of the UCLA-LSU college football game was not in doubt. The Bruins made sure to leave question marks behind after beating the No. 16…

Trojans escape against San Jose State

LOS ANGELES (News4usonline) – USC has not lost a home-opening football game since 1997. That streak continued with a 30-7 win over an overmatched San Jose State Spartans team. offensively,…

College Basketball

Hoop Diaries with The Beach, Trojans, Bruins and Everybody Else

Recruiting wars: SoCal teams replenish the cupboard

After both teams made spectacular runs throughout the NCAA Tournament, USC and UCLA are back to the drawing board and re-filling the cupboard with fresh recruiting classes. Here’s how both…

Baylor wins title, denies Gonzaga a perfect season

“The only team that can beat Gonzaga is Gonzaga,” said one Bulldogs supporter. On Monday night, the No.1 overall seed entered the national championship game 31-0, one win away from…

Stanford beats Arizona in thriller for NCAA title

On Sunday afternoon, the 2020-21 women’s college basketball season came to a thrilling end.  After two weeks in a bubble environment in San Antonio, two teams were left standing. Coincidentally,…

Angels

What’s next for Albert Pujols?

Is this the end of the line for Albert Pujols? Not many people are asked about retirement at only 41 years of age, but not many people have had the…

What does the 2021 season hold for the Angels?

The Los Angeles Angels have not made the postseason since 2014. If you’re an Angels fan, you have to be asking how is that even possible when the team has…

Its ‘Sho Time’ in Anaheim for Ohtani

The optimism around Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei ‘Sho Time’ Ohtani is high after an impressive spring training debut on the mound.  In just one inning, Ohtani struck out five…

Sparks

The Ladies Prove They Have Game. And a Social Conscious to Boot

Rise

Prep Stars Shining in Their Moment of Truth. The High School Beat

The return of Friday Night Lights

BELLFLOWER (News4usonline) – You really don’t miss something until it’s been taken away from you. High school football was taken away from us last fall. It’s great to have it…

A look around the high school sports landscape

In late February, a light began to shine at the end of the tunnel for the return of high school athletics. After receiving the go ahead from the California Department…

L.B. Poly T&F star Jade McDonald looks to hit her stride

Standout track athlete Jade McDonald of Long Beach Poly is one of the most decorated track athletes Long Beach has seen. Although her 2020 season was cut short due to…

Howard’s House

HU honors Chadwick Boseman with college renaming

WASHINGTON – The power of the late great actor Chadwick Boseman continues to resonate. The “Black Panther” and “42” star, who passed away in 2020, once called The Mecca home…

Phylicia Rashad: Dean of College of Fine Arts

Bison Bits

Howard takes down Hampton in women’s soccer

WASHINGTON – Howard University women’s soccer team took down the Hampton Lady Pirates, 3-1, in front of a raucous crowd of more than 3,200 spectators, the largest home gathering in program history. Monday’s…

Bison Lend A Hand at the D.C. Tennis Festival

Howard’s Maker displays talents at draft combine

Urbanity

Show Business Synopsis, Entertainment News and a Dash of Spectacle Escapism

Insight

Thoughts and Commentary from the Freeman Perspective

Destinations

Places to Go, Things to See and Eating Great Food