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SPORTS DIGEST: Basketball, baseball have different results as play resumes

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The basketball bubble appears to be working in Florida while baseball’s great experiment of trying to keep players healthy while playing...

SPORTS DIGEST: Lakers, Clippers have unfinished business at hand

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The Lakers and Clippers resume the 2019-20 NBA season July 30 with a game 2,500 miles away in the Disney World...

BOOK CORNER: ‘Queen of the Negro Leagues’ tells the story of Effa Manley

By Victoria Moore, Contributing Writer Based on the colorful, eccentric life of Effa Manley, co-owner of the baseball team the Newark Eagles, “Queen of the Negro...

Mike Tyson ready to fight again at 54

By Joseph Hammond, Urban News Service The most significant event in sports this year may be a boxing battle between two former champions in their 50s. Once...

SPORTS DIGEST: Dodgers Are A Week Away From A Game That Matters

Three and half months late, the 2020 Major League Baseball season will start July 23 with the Los Angeles Dodgers hosting the San Francisco...

SPORTS DIGEST: Games Will Resume, But Some Players Will Be Missing

These are different times we are living in. After virtually no sports for almost four months due to the coronavirus, most of the sports leagues...

Inglewood Stadium On Schedule To Open For NFL Season

INGLEWOOD — SoFi Stadium is still on schedule to open in August with construction crews announcing last week the stadium is 97% complete. The National...

Chargers Head Coach Helps Build School In African Nation

LOS ANGELES — As the head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers, Anthony Lynn is used to winning football games on the field. But Lynn...

L.A. DIGEST: Baron Davis To Host Virtual Panel Discussions

LOS ANGELES — Former NBA all star Baron Davis will host panel discussions on creating wealth and opportunity for the next generation of young...

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SPORTS DIGEST: Fans aren’t pleased with performances of Lakers, Dodgers

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The year 2020 has been horrible for sports, shutting down most of the games we watch for amusement every night and...

Rx REPORT: The truth about face masks and COVID-19

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Face masks have become part of our daily attire and protection against the spread of COVID-19. Medical experts predict that...

Head of foreign press group Lorenzo Soria dies

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that annually presents the Golden Globe Awards, has died...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Trump will come after Biden’s VP pick

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Contributing Columnist There was not a single moment during the 2016 presidential campaign that one or another Republican Party operative group didn’t...