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  • UCLA Men's Basketball Finalizes Two-Year Series Versus Gonzaga

    Jul 25, 2024

    The UCLA men's basketball team will face Gonzaga in a multi-year series over the 2024-25 and 2025-26 seasons at neutral-site venues in Los Angeles and Seattle. The Bruins will take on Gonzaga at Intuit Dome in Los Angeles on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2024. Intuit Dome will serve as the Los Angeles Clippers' new home venue this fall and is located approximately 14 miles south of UCLA's campus. UCLA will travel north to face Gonzaga at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle the following season, on Saturday,...

  • UCLA Men's Basketball Finalizes Two-Year Series Versus Gonzaga

    Jul 18, 2024

    The UCLA men's basketball team will face Gonzaga in a multi-year series over the 2024-25 and 2025-26 seasons at neutral-site venues in Los Angeles and Seattle. The Bruins will take on Gonzaga at Intuit Dome in Los Angeles on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2024. Intuit Dome will serve as the Los Angeles Clippers' new home venue this fall and is located approximately 14 miles south of UCLA's campus. UCLA will travel north to face Gonzaga at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle the following season, on Saturday,...

  • Westbrook Traded to Nuggets

    Jul 18, 2024

    The Los Angeles Clippers and Jazz have agreed to a sign-and-trade deal involving Russell Westbrook, 35, who is expected to join the Nuggets after Utah waives the former MVP and buys out the remainder of his contract. According to Wojnarowski, sources state that the Clippers will receive guard Kris Dunn from the Jazz for Westbrook, a second-round draft pick swap and cash. Dunn is reportedly headed to the Clippers on a three-year, $17 million deal as part of the sign-and-trade. Westbrook is the...

  • North Torrance beats Culver City in Passing Tournament

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|Jul 18, 2024

    The Culver City high school varsity passing league football tournament started at 9 a.m. last Saturday with 14 very competitive schools varying for the championship. When it was all over Saturday afternoon North Torrance walked away with the championship trophy after they beat Culver City five touchdowns to four. Passing tournaments feature quarterbacks, receivers, defensive backs and linebackers. The tournament, which started on Friday featuring freshmen and junior varsity teams showcased...

  • Dodgers To Host Alumni Weekend, August 9-11

    Jul 18, 2024

    Dodgers Alumni Weekend, a three-day celebration of many of the team's key players since the club moved west in 1958, will take place at Dodger Stadium from Friday, August 9 through Sunday, August 11, during the team's series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Dodgers will commemorate nearly 40 integral members of their franchise history, along with new recognitions for Hall of Famer and former Dodgers owner Walter F. O'Malley and outfielders Dusty Baker and Matt Kemp. On August 9, before the...

  • Daniel Suárez to Race in NASCAR Brasil Series

    Jul 18, 2024

    NASCAR has announced that NASCAR Cup Series driver Daniel Suárez will plan to compete in the NASCAR Brasil Series' Special Edition, a tournament that runs parallel to the main competition, behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Camaro at Autódromo José Carlos Pace, better known as Interlagos, the weekend of August 2-4. While the world looks on to Paris for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, Suárez will participate in another international competition. The Monterrey, Mexico native, who will already be in...

  • Sparks Show Promise Despite Losing Most Of Their Games

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Jul 18, 2024

    Los Angeles Sparks head coach Curt Miller reflected before one of the Sparks recent home games the game. "There's no simple way through it." The Sparks must work through their growing pains as a young team, even as some of their young pieces nurse injuries. In the Sparks have a clear vision and direction, but they struggle to close out games right now. They can and do compete with the WNBA's best for three and a half quarters but rarely four. When the pressure mounts in the fourth quarter, they...

  • Los Angeles Lakers Hire Wasserman For Exclusive International Commercial Representation

    Jul 18, 2024

    The Los Angeles Lakers have announced they have engaged global sports, music and entertainment company, Wasserman as their exclusive commercial agency to pursue international sponsorships with world-class global brands. The engagement will extend the Lakers' reach, presence and impact worldwide as the organization expands its programming around the world. Brands looking to grow their business globally will have bespoke opportunities to align with the purple and gold, sharing in the rich legacy...

  • US Team shoots for Gold Metal

    ERIC LAMBKINS II, Observee Photographer|Jul 18, 2024

    LeBron James will try to help the United States win the Gold Medal in men's basketball starting next week in Paris. Anthony Davis of the Lakers is also on the team. PHOTO BY...

  • La Clippers Sign Nicolas Batum

    Jul 18, 2024

    LA CLIPPERS SIGN NICOLAS BATUM The LA Clippers have signed forward Nicolas Batum, it was announced by President of Basketball Operations Lawrence Frank. "It's hard to find a better connector with a higher IQ than Nico," said Frank. "We didn't want to lose him last year and we felt his absence. He plays the game the right way, which our fans appreciate, and so do we. We're thrilled to welcome back the battalion." Batum, 35, appeared in 60 games for the Philadelphia 76ers and Clippers last...

  • Sparks show promise despite losing most of their games

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Jul 11, 2024

    Los Angeles Sparks head coach Curt Miller reflected before one of the Sparks recent home games the game. "There's no simple way through it." The Sparks must work through their growing pains as a young team, even as some of their young pieces nurse injuries. In the Sparks have a clear vision and direction, but they struggle to close out games right now. They can and do compete with the WNBA's best for three and a half quarters but rarely four. When the pressure mounts in the fourth quarter, they...

  • Sparks are hoping to turn close games into victories

    Amyn Bhai, Sports Reporter|Jul 11, 2024

    While there are no moral victories in sports, the Los Angeles Sparks are several possessions away from having a respectable record instead of being 5-17 this season. It was evident once again in their last four games. Their Tuesday game against the Washington Mystics (5-17) at Crypto.com Arena on July 2, the Sparks went into the 4th quarter with a double-digit lead, only to find themselves down by two points when the final buzzer went off. That loss extended the Sparks losing streak to eight consecutive games. The following game last Friday...

  • LA Clippers Sign Derrick Jones Jr.

    Jul 11, 2024

    The LA Clippers have signed forward Derrick Jones Jr., it was announced by President of Basketball Operations Lawrence Frank. "Derrick is an incredible athlete and a versatile defender who excels in transition and attacks the rim," said Frank. "As we experienced firsthand in the playoffs against Dallas, he can change a game with his length and activity. We are going to have a tenacious defense this season and DJJ will be a huge part of it." Jones Jr., 27, averaged a career-high 8.6 points, 3.3...

  • Dodgers Recall James Outman And Gus Varland

    Jul 11, 2024

    The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled outfielder James Outman and right-handed pitcher Gus Varland, optioned left-handed pitcher Nick Ramirez and placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the injured list with a left knee bone bruise. Outman, 27, returns for his second stint with the team after playing in 36 games for the Dodgers this season. In his first stint, he hit .148 with three homers and 10 RBI. He played in 38 games with Triple-A Oklahoma City, slashing .279/.393/.531 with nine homers and 21 RBI....

  • A Clippers Announce Summer League Roster

    Jul 11, 2024

    The LA Clippers have announced their roster for NBA 2K25 Summer League 2024 in Las Vegas, which takes place Friday, July 12, through Monday, July 22. Led by coach Dahntay Jones, the Summer League team will feature Clippers' draft choice Cam Christie (46th overall) along with returning Clippers Kobe Brown, Moussa Diabaté and Jordan Miller. The first Summer League media availability for the Clippers will be held at Honey Training Center on Sunday, July 7, at approximately 10:15 a.m. and will...

  • Centaurs Look To Stay Unbeaten This Summer On The Gridiron

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|Jul 11, 2024

    Culver City high school's varsity football team with try to stay unbeaten this summer when they battle a group of talented schools in the Culver City Invitational Passing Tournament that starts this Saturday at 9 a.m. at Culver City high school. The Centaurs are 12-0 this summer after going 7-0 in the El Rancho Tournament and 5-0 at the Redondo Union Tournament on June 22. The Centaurs appear to have talent at every position according to head football coach Jahmal Wright. "I am excited," said...

  • LAKERS ANNOUNCE 2024 SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER AND SCHEDULE

    Jul 11, 2024

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Lakers have announced their roster for the upcoming California Classic in San Francisco held July 6-10 and NBA 2K25 Summer League 2024 in Las Vegas spanning July 12-22. South Bay Lakers Head Coach Dane Johnson will serve as the team's head coach for both summer events. The Lakers will tip off the California Classic with back-to-back games against the Sacramento Kings on July 6 at 1:30 p.m., followed by a matchup with the Golden State Warriors on July 7 at 3:30 p.m....

  • Vikings rookie cornerback Khyree Jackson killed in car accident

    Jul 4, 2024

    Minnesota Vikings rookie cornerback Khyree Jackson, the 108th overall pick in this year's NFL draft, died in a three-car accident that also killed two of his high school teammates in Upper Marlboro, Md., early Saturday morning. He was 24. The three-car crash was caused by a suspected drunk driver, according to the authorities in Maryland. Jackson, the former Oregon Ducks cornerback who once quit football to work at a grocery store, was selected in the fourth round by the Vikings. Jackson played...

  • Bronny must navigate unwarranted pressure

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Jul 4, 2024

    There is a rift within the Lakers' kingdom. The 55th pick, Bronny James, son of LeBron, has fans up in arms about whether his selection was an unwarranted and unearned display of nepotism or a testament to greatness. For Bronny, the task is steep: navigating away from his father's looming shadow. It appears that he is already feeling the pressure. Last Tuesday during an introductory press conference at the Lakers training facility the Los Angeles Lakers first-round draft pick, Dalton Knecht, ans...

  • Lakers introduce first round draft pick Dalton Knecht

    Mykell Mathieu, Sports Reporter|Jul 4, 2024

    The Lakers' first-round pick, Dalton Knecht, is joining the team with a different kind of fanfare compared to the Los Angeles' second-round pick. The guard out of the University of Tennessee doesn't have eight million followers on Instagram and isn't the son of an all-time great NBA player. His road to the NBA was a much tougher journey compared to that of his new teammate, Bronny James. "Ever since I touched a basketball, I knew that I could do it, it was just a matter of how," said Knecht at t...

  • WALTER O'MALLEY TO JOIN DODGERS RING OF HONOR

    Jul 4, 2024

    LOS ANGELES – Walter F. O'Malley, the legendary owner of the Dodgers whose vision fueled the groundbreaking creation of a new home for baseball, will join fellow Hall of Fame players and broadcasters on the Ring of Honor at the ballpark he built, Dodger Stadium. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, August 10, before the Dodgers' 6:10 p.m. game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, as part of Dodgers Alumni Weekend. Peter O'Malley, President of the Dodgers from 1970-1998, will represent the O...

  • Adem Bona of UCLA is selected by Philadelphia in the 2024 NBA Draft

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Jul 4, 2024

    Despite a disappointing season from the 2023-2024 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team, the Bruins were able to send one of their players to the NBA. Center Adem Bona was selected with the 41st overall pick in the second round by the Philadelphia 76ers. The two-round draft was held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, with the first round held on Wednesday Night and the second round held on Thursday afternoon. Bona played his high school basketball at Prolific Prep High School in Napa,...

  • STADIUMLINKS COMING TO DODGER STADIUM, JULY 12-14

    Jul 4, 2024

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that Stadiumlinks, a one-of-a-kind participatory golf event merging golf with an iconic ballpark, will come to Dodger Stadium from Friday, July 12-Sunday, July 14. Fans can sign up to the early interest list starting now, for access tee times to play a round of golf throughout Dodger Stadium, swinging from different levels of the Stadium toward custom greens on the field below. The experience comes with enhanced access to a clubhouse l...

  • Lakers select Tennessee star Dalton Knecht in the 2024 NBA Draft

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Jun 27, 2024

    The Los Angeles Lakers needed outside shooting and new head coach JJ Redick, a former sharpshooter himself, can recognize a good shooter when he sees one. With the 17th overall pick in the first round, the Lakers selected Dalton Knecht of the Tennessee Volunteers. Knecht was selected as the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Player of the Year in the 2023-2024 season. Knecht averaged 21.7 points per game in 36 games in leading the Volunteers to the Elite 8 of the men's NCAA Basketball Tournament,...

  • Los Angeles Chargers Announce Public Practice Schedule for 2024 Training Camp at The Bolt

    Jun 27, 2024

    The Los Angeles Chargers today announced the team's public practice schedule for 2024 Training Camp at The Bolt. All public practices are free of charge and will be held at the team's new El Segundo-based training facility – The Bolt – located in the heart of Los Angeles' South Bay on One Chargers Way. As in previous years, fans will need to pre-register for their free tickets. Pursuant to this year's special use permit at the new facility, capacity will be limited to 1,500 fans per pra...

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