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 By Steve Finley    Sports    September 22, 2016 

Now It's UCLA's Turn Against Stanford

The UCLA Bruins football team will try to do what USC failed to accomplish last week, beat Stanford. Stanford, rated in the top 10 nationally, is the defending Pac-12 and Rose Bowl champion. They...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    September 15, 2016

Bruin, Trojan Football Teams Hit The Road

UCLA and USC play important road games Saturday after winning their home openers last Saturday. The Bruins beat UNLV 42-21 and the Trojans exhausted Utah State 45-7. Both teams will need to be at...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    September 15, 2016

Sparks To Play Their Last Regular Season Home Game

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA will end their regular season against San Antonio tonight (Friday) at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. The Sparks are 25-8 and...

 
 By Steve finley    Sports    September 8, 2016

Bruins, Trojans Host Home Openers on Saturday

The UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans hope to get on the winning track when the Bruins face UNLV and the Trojans battle Utah State on Saturday. Both teams will be looking for their first win of the 2016...

 
 By Steve finley    Sports    September 8, 2016

USC Women's Volleyball Travels to Texas

The 3-3 USC women’s volleyball team hopes to have better results in the state of Texas than the football team did against Alabama last Saturday. The women of Troy will play in the Rice Adidas Invita...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    September 8, 2016

Sparks Eye Best Record In The WNBA

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA are trying to recapture the magic that allowed them to be the best team in the league before the Olympic break last month. After the break they are 3-3 at Press...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    September 8, 2016

West LA Defeats Santa Monica In Football Opener

West Los Angeles College started the 2016 football season off with an offensive explosion when they beat rival Santa Monica College 47-34 last Saturday on the West Los Angeles campus. "We battled...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    September 1, 2016

Sparks Start Second Season With Two Losses

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA need to find that winning combination that put them at the top of the league with a 21-3 record before the Olympic break a month ago. Since returning from the break...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    September 1, 2016

USC Women's Volleyball Tries To Rebound From 0-3 Start

The USC women’s volleyball team, which was ranked No. 7 in the nation last week, found out that rankings do not translate into wins on the court. All three teams in the USC Baden Invitational,...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    September 1, 2016

College Football Starts This Weekend

UCLA and USC football teams will start their 12 game regular season Saturday when both teams travel to Texas. UCLA will play Texas A&M at 12:30 p.m. on Channel 2 and USC faces the No. 1 team in the...

 
 By Steve finley    Sports    August 25, 2016

USC, UCLA Ready For Volleyball

The UCLA and USC women volleyball teams start their 2016 season this weekend. The Trojans will host the Baden Invitational and the Bruins travel to Loyola Marymount to play in the LMU Invitational....

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 11, 2016

USC Announces Its Basketball Schedule

The USC men’s basketball team has announced its schedule for the 2016-17 season. Included are all of the nonconference games and the Pac-12 opponent and date windows for games. The Pac-12 schedule...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 4, 2016

Local Hero Buford Still Giving Back To LA

The world and especially Los Angeles is a better place because of people like Don Buford. The former major league baseball star is still an energizer bunny at the age of 79. When most people his age...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 4, 2016

The Bruins Will Go Where Rosen Takes Them

The UCLA Bruins football team will go into the 2016 season with a lot of question marks but one question they already have an answer to. They have one of the best quarterbacks in the nation in...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    July 14, 2016

Two Superstars Are Better Than One For The Sparks

If you follow the history of basketball a few things are perfectly clear. If your team expects to win a championship you need at least two superstars to complete the journey to the top. The Lakers...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    July 7, 2016

Happy Sparks Add Chemistry To The Mix

The Los Angeles Sparks are winning, smiling and laughing on their way to the best record in the WNBA. They are 16-1 at press time and the six new players they signed in the off season have added...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 30, 2016

Sparks Move To Top Of The WNBA

The Los Angeles Sparks have the best record in the WNBA and they proved last Tuesday that they can win games under difficult circumstances. They fell behind by 22 points in the first half to the Dalla...

 
 By steve finley    Sports    June 23, 2016

Culver City graduate Jacob Weiner drives in three runs in All-Star Classic

Former Culver City High catcher Jacob Weiner drove in three r uns to lead his Gold team to a 15 -3 win over the Blue team in the Westside Victory Custom Athl etic All-Star Classic last Saturday at...

 
 By Steve finley    Sports    June 23, 2016

Minnesota Hands Sparks' First Loss

After winning their first 14 games that included three presea son games, the Minnesota Lynx showed the Sparks why there are two excellent teams in the WNBA w hen they beat Los Angeles 72 -69 last...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 16, 2016

Local Prep Stars Await Westside Classic Saturday

The 2016 Westside All-Star Classic will take place on Saturday, June 18 at West Los Angeles College. The gates will open at 12:30 p.m. and the game will start at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 and that will...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 16, 2016

Sparks Battle Top WNBA Teams

The 10-0 Los Angeles Sparks basketball team of the WNBA will try to stay unbeaten when they play two of the best teams in the league, Phoenix and Minnesota starting tonight (Friday). They will face...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 16, 2016

Local Prep Stars Await Westside Classic Saturday

The 2016 Westside All-Star Classic will take place on Saturday, June 18 at West Los Angeles College. The gates will open at 12:30 p.m. and the game will start at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 and that will...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 9, 2016

Sparks Fly As LA Stays Unbeaten At 8-0

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA are winning games and seem to be having fun. After their 100- 77 victory over the New York Liberty at the Staples Center last Tuesday the Sparks look like a team on...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 9, 2016

Westside Baseball Classic Moves Into Second Year

The 2016 Westside All-Star Classic will take place on Saturday, June 18 at West Los Angeles College. The gates will open at 12:30 p.m. and the game will start at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 and that will...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 2, 2016

UCLA Softball Advances To NCAA Championships

The No. 12 UCLA Bruin’s softball team started its run to the NCAA championship last Thursday when they played No. 4 Auburn in Oklahoma City. Their next game will be Friday or Saturday and if they ke...

 

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