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Black History Month spotlight on sports

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer John Thompson stepped into the history books when he became the first African-American coach to lead an NCAA Division I men’s...

Tiger Woods’ golf accomplishments will never be equaled

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer Tiger Woods spent last week as the host of the Genesis Invitational Golf Tournament, professional golf’s annual stop at the...

Dodgers enter spring training hoping for repeat

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer For the first time in 32 years, the Los Angeles Dodgers open spring training this week as the defending World...

Black History Month spotlight on sports

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer On Aug. 2, 2012 at the Summer Olympics in London, 16-year-old Gabby Douglas became the first African-American woman in Olympic history...

SoFi Stadium has year to prepare for its Super Bowl

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer You have to hand it to the National Football League. There is a reason that in the last 60 years...

Pilot error cited in helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant

Wave Wire Services CALABASAS — Federal investigators have concluded that pilot error was the cause of the Jan. 26, 2020 Calabasas helicopter crash that killed...

Black History Month spotlight on sports

By Ray Richardson Contributing Writer On Jan. 31, 1988, Doug Williams became the first Black quarterback to play in a Super Bowl. Williams threw four touchdown...

Super Bowl LV matchup features Brady vs. Mahomes

SPORTS DIGEST By Don Wanlass Contributing Writer It could be the passing of the torch. Or it could be a win for wisdom and experience over youthful...

Fans remember Kobe Bryant on anniversary of crash

Staff and Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Basketball fans — here and across the country — remembered Kobe Bryant Jan. 26 on the first anniversary...

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