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Long Beach State triple jumper Crystal Washington (left) gives a pump fist with coach Andy Sythe. Washington, a junior from Carson High School, finished third in the triple jump at the Beach Invitational on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Washington's best jump of the day was 40 feet, 2 and 1/4 inches. Photo by Dennis J. Freeman/News4usonline


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Dodgers honor Jackie Robinson Day with gutsy victory

LOS ANGELES – On the 74th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the baseball color barrier, the Dodgers and the Colorado Rockies met for the final game of the series Thursday…

Dodgers show off offensive depth against Nats

Los Angeles – Following a festive home opener that saw the Dodgers receive their World Series rings in front of roughly, 15,000 fans, they were back at it again Saturday…

Dodgers home opener: World Series rings and a win

Five months and 13 days after Julio Urias struck out Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Willy Adames to capture the Los Angeles Dodgers’ seventh world championship, the Boys in Blue returned…


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

Sparks get right fit in WNBA Draft with Guirantes, Walker

For the Los Angeles Sparks, the WNBA 2021 Draft was a good one. From top to bottom, the Sparks’ selections were solid picks. In general, Los Angeles came away with…

Sparks, WNBA celebrate league’s 25-year milestone

The WNBA has revealed its new logo and slogan for the league’s 25th year anniversary which will be used for the entirety of the 2021 season. The slogan for the…

Seimone Augustus looks to bring leadership to Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks have re-signed eight-time all-star Seimone Augustus, bringing back the veteran for her second season with the team and 16th overall in the league. The former number…


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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…

Door is open for high school sports return: What’s next?

Gov. Gavin Newson paved the way for high school athletics and other youth sports programs to make their long-awaited return. Last Friday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced…

Athletes sign on the dotted line for the next 4 years

High School athletes from all over the Southland are turning some of their childhood dreams into reality. Over the last three months, many have signed the dotted line and have…


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…

Angels’ Mike Trout wins another Silver Slugger award

ANAHEIM – The Los Angeles Angels didn’t have a good of a season to celebrate. But their All-Star slugger Mike Trout sure did. Like he typically does, Trout came out…


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