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Sports & Fitness – Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach

 Kevin Cody

All Ball Sports: The thrill is gone

Mark the date: December 12, 2020. That’s when the annual USC-UCLA backyard football brawl will take place at the Rose Bowl. It looked like it wasn’t going to happen this year, but the PAC-12 saw all the faux excitement surrounding Big-10 and SEC football and began to think, why can’t we do that too?

 Kevin Cody

Manhattan Beach 10K Saturday, pandemic or not

Manhattan Beach 10K Saturday, pandemic or not

The First Saturday of October will always be the MB 10K, pandemic or no pandemic.

 Kevin Cody

Former Vistamar high swimmer completes 27 mile swim from Point Dume to Palos Verdes

Former Vistamar high swimmer completes 27 mile swim from Point Dume to Palos Verdes

This month, 24-year-old Abigail “Abby” Bergman of Los Angeles, California became the fourth person ever to swim the 27 miles that separate Point Dume and Palos Verdes. 

 Kevin Cody

All Ball Sports: Doc’s out, Lakers are in, Dodgers cross fingers

All Ball Sports: Doc’s out, Lakers are in, Dodgers cross fingers

LeBron James’ Los Angeles Lakers, with a big assist from Anthony Davis go to war against Pat Riley’s Miami Heat for the NBA championship starting Wednesday night.

 Kevin Cody

All Ball Sports: Lakers sparked, Sparks fizzle, Rams, Chargers QBs on target

All Ball Sports: Lakers sparked, Sparks fizzle, Rams, Chargers QBs on target

LeBron James, usually diplomatic in his public statements, stepped out from behind the PR mask Friday night when asked his reaction to the news that he had received only 16 of the 101 votes cast for the NBA’s Most Valuable Player.

 Kevin Cody

All ball sports: New Clippers, old chokers; new stadium, old Rams/Chargers; new Azarenka advances to U.S. Open finals

All ball sports: New Clippers, old chokers; new stadium, old Rams/Chargers; new Azarenka advances to U.S. Open finals

Manhattan Beach's Azarenka advances to U.S. Tennis Open finals, falling to Naomi Osaka,

The only holdover from the Clipper’s crushing 2015 loss in the Western Conference Finals who is still with the team: Coach Doc Rivers. Draw your own conclusions.

 Kevin Cody

Ball sports: NBA players refuse to ‘shut up and dribble’

Led by the Milwaukee Bucks, NBA players first did something really smart. They refused to play a playoff game

 Kevin Cody

All Ball Sports: Montrezl Harrell used the wrong B-word. 

All Ball Sports: Montrezl Harrell used the wrong B-word. 

When feisty Clippers back-up center Montrezl Harrell called Luka Doncic a “bitch-ass white boy” Friday night the Twittersphere instantly exploded. The general gist: what if roles had been reversed and Doncic had made such a derogatory reference to Harrell’s skin color?