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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    August 27, 2015

How Good Will USC Be?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Cody Kessler compiled impressive statistics last season as the USC quarterback. Impressive enough that you’d think NFL teams would want him. But the NFL was only...

 
 Sports    August 27, 2015

Sarkisian Apologizes For 'Inappropriate Actions'

USC football coach Steve Sarkisian has apologized for his inappropriate comments and lewd jokes at a Salute to Troy event Saturday night on campus. He said at a Tuesday press conference he mixed medication and alcohol and has begun treatment...

 
 Sports    August 20, 2015 

L.A. CLIPPERS RELEASE 2015-16 SCHEDULE

The L.A. Clippers tip-off the 2015-16 NBA regular season on Wednesday, Oct. 28 in Sacramento against the Sacramento Kings. The following night, the Clippers host the Dallas Mavericks at Staples...

 
 By Greg Goodyear    Sports    August 20, 2015 

Here's The Culver City High Football Preview

Last year Culver City High had a rare down year. It was the first time they missed the playoffs since 2001. Head coach Jahmal Wright feels we should turn it around this year. Although the Centaurs are young this year they do have some experienced sen...

 
 Sports    August 20, 2015 

UCLA's KIKI VANDEWEGHE PROMOTED TO NBA EXECUTIVE VP

The NBA announces that Kiki VanDeWeghe, former Palisades High and UCLA basketball star, has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. VanDeWeghe, who has been serving as Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations, will lead...

 
 Sports    August 20, 2015 

LAKERS ANNOUNCE 2015-16 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

El SEGUNDO –The Lakers will open the 2015-16 regular season on Wednesday, October 28 at STAPLES Center when they host the number one pick of the 2015 NBA draft, Karl Anthony Towns, and the Minnesota...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    August 20, 2015 

Hundley Is Gone, Can Rosen Be UCLA's Next Savior?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When Brett Hundley enrolled at UCLA three football seasons ago he was walking on campus when a coed called out “here comes the savior.” The incoming freshman...

 
 Sports    August 20, 2015 

West Los Angeles College Welcomes New Men's Basketball Coach

West Los Angeles College has hired Anthony Jones as as the new head coach for men's coach of mens basketball. Coach Jones brings more than 20 years of experience to West. He has coached basketball on a variety of levels including high school,...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    August 20, 2015 

Dodgers Win And Show a Baseball Movie

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Dodger Stadium went “Back to the Future” on a hot, 90 degree movie-night on Saturday as the Dodgers prepared to battle the Reds in the third game of their...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    August 20, 2015 

Dodgers Will Chase A Championship With Utley

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Realizing they're in a torrid stretch drive to complete the 2015 season, the Dodgers traded for second baseman Chase Utley on Wednesday. The 36-year-old Utley has...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    August 13, 2015

Kobe: Retire Or Play Abroad A Year From Now?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor In a few months Kobe Bryant will begin the 20th season of his remarkable Laker career. Next season he won’t have a contract. So what does he do? There are four ways...

 
 Sports    August 13, 2015

Angels' Trout Turns 24 Doing Great Work

Angels outfielder Mike Trout celebrated his 24th birthday on August 7 owning a .305 (689/2259) average with 130 doubles, 28 triples, 130 home runs, 375 RBI and 449 runs scored in 597 career games. Below you will find a summary of some of Trout’s...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    August 6, 2015

So Many New Dodgers: Where's The Chemistry?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor As a baseball season goes along players often grow together as a unit. A team can flourish as individuals learn each other’s skills and weaknesses. I’m reminded...

 
 Sports    July 30, 2015

Rose Bowl Says No To NFL

As the competition among various sites continues among NFL teams considering a move to Los Angeles one option for a temporary site has apparently been eliminated. Whether an NFL team will play in a stadium at Hollywood Park or one in Carson when it...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 30, 2015

Improved Angels Make Bid For Playoffs

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The last time I wrote about the Angels I realized they weren’t playing well but said it was too early to count them out. Since then they’ve made a dramatic bid...

 
 Sports    July 30, 2015

Coach Goes From Loyola To UCLA

Bryant Ward has been named assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the UCLA Baseball program, it was announced by Head Coach John Savage. Ward has spent the last five seasons serving in the same position for Loyola Marymount University and...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    July 30, 2015

Culver Athletic Director Proud Of Facilities Upgrade

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The summer of 2015 has not been a vacation for the Culver City High School athletic department and its athletic facilities. And that's a good thing... for the...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 23, 2015

Signing Josh Smith Means The Clippers Are Real Serious Now

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Clippers had a humiliating end to their recently completed season when their second unit couldn’t contribute enough to succeed at the most crucial time in the...

 
 Sports    July 23, 2015

UCLA Players Star In Summer League

Two former UCLA basketball players have been named to the all-summer league first team at the recently completed event in Las Vegas. Kyle Anderson of San Antonio, who averaged 22 points per game and Norman Powell of Toronto were honored. DeAngelo...

 
 Sports    July 23, 2015

AVP Manhattan Beach Open Set For August 13-16

The AVP Manhattan Beach Open, presented by Acer, is set for August 13-16 just south of the Manhattan Beach Pier. In addition to top-notch competition, the 56th annual tournament promises to offer four days filled with activities surrounding the...

 
 Sports    July 23, 2015

Trout Homers Off Greinke; AL Wins All-Star Game

The American League defeated the National League, 6-3 in baseball’s annual All-Star Game Tuesday in Cincinnati. As a result, the American League will have the home field advantage in the World Series. The AL also had it last season but Kansas City...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 23, 2015

DeAndre Did The Right Thing In The Wrong Way

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor DeAndre Jordan was lured to a contract agreement with the Dallas Mavericks by the team’s aggressive recruiting during the NBA’s free agent signing period....

 
 By Steve Lieberman    Sports    July 16, 2015

Laker Girls Tryouts Attracts 236 Dancers

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Every July, there is summer excitement brewing at the Toyota Sports Center, the Lakers headquarters and practice facility in El Segundo. No, it wasn't the news...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 9, 2015

Lakers; Good or Bad? You Decide

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor A sports columnist usually takes a stand on issues. The hope is the column will be read and whether or not the readers agree with the point they’ll have something...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    July 9, 2015

Dodgers Are Missing Juan Uribe

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Several people have approached me recently complaining about the Dodgers’ slump and poor performance. They blame manager Don Mattingly, pitcher Clayton...

 

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