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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    December 1, 2016 

BOO, BOO, BOO : Laker Fans Welcome Back Dwight Howard

When free agent center Dwight Howard left the Lakers after the 2012-’13 season fans were very angry. Ever since then Howard has been treated harshly at Staples Center from the opening introductions...

 
 By Kay Douglas    Sports    December 1, 2016 

NHL: Trades and More Trades Even Gretzky Was Traded

Twenty-eight years ago the Edmonton Oilers rocked the sports world when they traded Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings for $15 million. The trade also included two or three additional players, and draft picks, but for the cash-strapped Oilers it...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    December 1, 2016 

Rams' Playoff Chances Diminish With Latest Defeat

Seasoned reality finally set in for Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, November 27, as the team lost for the sixth time in its last seven games. The bad news: the team is virtually eliminated from the 2016...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 1, 2016 

UCLA Men's Basketball Battles No. 1 Kentucky Saturday

The No. 11 UCLA Bruins will travel to play the No. 1 team in the country, the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday at 9:30 p.m. The game will be televised on Channel 2. The Bruins are 8-0 and the Wildcats...

 
 Sports    December 1, 2016 

Rachel Robinson To Receive Pioneer Award

The stars will once again shine in Southern California as the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation salutes baseball’s finest at the 14th annual “In the Spirit of the Game” Sports and Entertainment Spectacular, on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 24, 2016

Clippers Pass The Chicago Test; Lakers Don't

I went to Staples Center Saturday and Sunday nights. That’s no surprise since my job requires keeping up with the Lakers and Clippers. But the weekend had a special significance. The Chicago Bulls...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    November 24, 2016

USC Dominates UCLA, Gets Ready For Notre Dame

While the USC Trojans will get ready to play Notre Dame on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at the Coliseum they will also be keeping an eye on the results of the Colorado, Utah game on Saturday. After the...

 
 Sports    November 24, 2016

Longtime Los Angeles Sports fixture Joe Resnick Dies at 62

Joe Resnick, a correspondent who covered Los Angeles sports for The Associated Press for more than three decades, died Sunday after a six-month struggle with cancer. He was 62. Resnick died at home...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 24, 2016

Goff OK But Rams Suffer Bitter Loss

Jared Goff's NFL quarterback debut showed promise but it took a very late hard hit as the Rams suffered a disheartening 14-10 loss to the visiting Miami Dolphins last Sunday. A rain-soaked Coliseum cr...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 17, 2016

Clippers, Lakers Start Fast In New Season

It’s good to be a fan of an LA team so far in the 2016-’17 National Basketball Association season. The Clippers are 10-1 at this writing, the best record in the NBA. And they’ve been routing...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 17, 2016

Get Ready Ram Fans: Goff Is Going To Play

Enter Jared Goff. Quarterback. Los Angeles Rams. On Tuesday morning, November 15, Rams Head Coach Jeff Fisher pulled the trigger and announced that the NFL's 2016 #1 draft choice was going to replace...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    November 17, 2016

A Busy Weekend For USC, UCLA

If you are a fan of UCLA and USC sports then this weekend is perfect for you. The football game between the two schools takes place Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Rose Bowl and their basketball teams...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 17, 2016

Culver's Football Season Ends In Playoff Loss

It wasn't the kind of beginning or ending the Ocean League Co-Champions were dreaming about. Culver City High football lost its first round 2016 playoff opener to the visiting Valley View Eagles from...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    November 17, 2016

New USC, UCLA Quarterbacks Are In The Spotlight

Four months ago two top former high school quarterbacks were starting for UCLA and USC. Josh Rosen of UCLA and Max Browne of USC were two of the best quarterbacks coming out of high school and they...

 
 Sports    November 17, 2016

Dodgers Announce 2017 Spring Training Schedule

The Dodgers have announced their 2017 Spring Training schedule, with their ninth season of Cactus League play beginning on Saturday, Feb. 25 against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch – Glendale, Arizona. The Dodgers will play 18 of their 34...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 11, 2016

Rams to Start Goff vs Dolphins at Coliseum (Updated)

It was reported this Tuesday morning, November 15, that the Los Angeles Rams will start rookie quarterback Jared Goff, the NFL's top draft selection this year, against the visiting Miami Dolphins...

 
 By Kay Douglas    Sports    November 11, 2016

NHL Rookies Are Scoring At A Staggering Pace

There are kids throughout North America and Europe who grow up living and breathing hockey. These young people grow up idolizing the great players who preceded them. Gordie Howe, Bobby Orr, Marcel Dionne, Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Paul Coffey,...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 11, 2016

UCLA Is Optimistic About Its Basketball Season

How bad was the UCLA basketball team last season? When the season ended Coach Steve Alford returned the money he had been awarded for an additional year on his contract. Yes, the coach was taking the...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 11, 2016

Culver Routs Beverly Hills, Will Host Playoff Opener

It was a football blitzkrieg at Beverly Hills High as Culver City High overwhelmed the Normans, 63-8, to capture a share of the 2016 Ocean League title on November 4, the final league game of the...

 
 By Kay Douglas    Sports    November 11, 2016

NHL Rookies Are Setting A Staggering Scoring Pace

There are kids throughout North America and Europe who grow up living and breathing hockey. These young people grow up idolizing the great players who preceded them. Gordie Howe, Bobby Orr, Marcel Dionne, Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Paul Coffey,...

 
 Sports    November 11, 2016

Angels Acquire Of Cameron Maybin From Detroit

The Angels have acquired OF Cameron Maybin from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor league RHP Victor Alcantara. Additionally, the club will exercise Maybin’s 2017 option. The announcement was made by Angels General Manager Billy Eppler....

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 11, 2016

Fans Lose Patience As Rams Lose Again

The honeymoon is over. The Los Angeles Rams crawled to the halfway point of the 2016 NFL regular season by losing their fourth consecutive game after starting the season at 3-1. For the L.A. faithful...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    November 11, 2016

USC Faces Unbeaten Washington On Saturday

The USC Trojans will play their most important game of the year this Saturday when they visit the University of Washington. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. and the game will be televised on Channel 11....

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 11, 2016

Rematch Heaven Rumors: Cuadras / Chocolatito Boxing Showdown In Dallas 2017?!

There's a little slice of heaven a few miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles known as the Maywood Boxing Club. Located at the very sliver end of East 52nd Place and East 56th Street adjacent to an i...

 
 By G Laase    Sports    November 11, 2016

Culver High Girls Volleyball Going to State Tournament

After winning the CIF Division 5 championship last Friday over La Reina 3-1, the 26-8 Lady Centaurs have been invited to the state tournament as the #3 seed. They will host the 14th seeded Carson...

 

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