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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...

Black Women For Wellness Offer Healthy Programs

MAKING A DIFFERENCE Janette Robinson-Flint Janette Robinson-Flint was one of six enthusiastic and determined women who co-founded Black Women for Wellness because they were concerned...

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...

Clippers Owner Agrees To Purchase Forum

INGLEWOOD — Los Angeles Clippers Chairman Steve Ballmer has announced an agreement to purchase the Forum from Madison Square Garden Co. for $400 million...

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