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Manhattan Beach’s Mason Silva wins skateboarding’s top honor
 January 15, 2021  Donald Morrison

Manhattan Beach’s Mason Silva wins skateboarding’s top honor

“COVID turned into a blessing for me because there were no distractions.” by Donald Morrison  Manhattan Beach skateboarder Mason Silva has been named Thrasher Magazine’s…

All Ball Sports: Lasorda, and the Linguine and Baseball Club; Goff in from the cold; Coach Feather credited
 January 14, 2021  Jen Ezpeleta

All Ball Sports: Lasorda, and the Linguine and Baseball Club; Goff in from the cold; Coach Feather credited

Tony Capozzola had some baseball advice for Tommy Lasorda during what started as a friendly lunch. Lasorda didn’t agree with it — and didn’t want to hear it. The lunch went downhill from there.…

Redondo Beach’s Westphal passes, was South Bay’s greatest ever basketball player
 January 5, 2021  Kevin Cody

Redondo Beach’s Westphal passes, was South Bay’s greatest ever basketball player

The best basketball player ever to come out of the Beach Cities passed away Saturday at the way-too-early age of 70 due to complications of brain cancer.…

All Ball Sports: A wonderful, horrible year in titletown, USA  
 December 30, 2020  Kevin Cody

All Ball Sports: A wonderful, horrible year in titletown, USA  

Just 16 days apart, the Dodgers and then the Lakers each won world championships, which were a long time coming. It was the Dodgers’ first World Series title in 32 years, and the Lakers’ first NBA title in 10 years.…

All Ball Sports: Clippers’s risky double down, USC, UCLA coaches both win. So do Rams, Chargers
 December 18, 2020  Jen Ezpeleta

All Ball Sports: Clippers’s risky double down, USC, UCLA coaches both win. So do Rams, Chargers

by Paul Teetor What should you do if you place a big, two-part bet that not only turns up snake eyes but also causes you…

 Kevin Cody

All Ball Sports: Rams, Goff ride the schizophrenic see-saw, Rafer Johnson remembered

All Ball Sports: Rams, Goff ride the schizophrenic see-saw, Rafer Johnson remembered

Rafer Johnson was a true giant on the LA athletic scene, a contender for the unofficial title of the second-greatest athlete – behind only the incomparable Jackie Robinson — ever to come out of Los Angeles.

 Jen Ezpeleta

All ball sports: Rams, Goff wandering in the playoff wilderness. COVID threatens USC/UCLA game

by Paul Teetor The only thing consistent about Jared Goff and the Rams is their utterly frustrating inconsistency. And it always seems to come down to one question: can Goff limit his costly mistakes? This time, he couldn’t. And not even Coach Sean McVay, usually so protective of the quarterback he transformed from dud to […]

 Kevin Cody

All Ball Sports: Lakers score while Clippers snore

All Ball Sports: Lakers score while Clippers snore

The NBA Champion Lakers got better. The NBA Champion Chokers – aka the Clippers — got worse.

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