Rams’ cheerleaders, Rams’ running back Todd Gurley, Worthington Elementary School students and the school principal pose for a group photo at Gurley’s Childhood Literacy Initiative event in Inglewood, Calif. (Lauren A. Jones/L.A. Sentinel)Lauren A. Jones/L.A. Sentinel
Books

Rams’ Todd Gurley Champions Childhood Literacy Initiative

LOS ANGELES SENTINEL — While students indulged in a complimentary pizza party sponsored by Pizza Hut, Gurley read from the book “The Magician’s Hat,” authored by his former University of Georgia football teammate Malcolm Mitchell. […read more]

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Sports

SPORTS DIGEST: Chargers, Rams open the season against Chiefs, Raiders

LOS ANGELES WAVE — After four weeks of inconsequential games, the NFL returns for real this week with the season opener Sept. 6 between the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles against the Atlanta Falcons, followed by a full slate of Sunday games and then two Monday night games, with the Rams versus the Raiders in Oakland ending the first week of the season at 7 p.m. Sept. 10. […read more]

Sports

Where Will DeSean Jackson Land?

AFRO Sports Desk Face-off by Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley Special to the NNPA from The Afro-American Newspaper After an abrupt exile from the Philadelphia Eagles, diminutive but explosive receiver DeSean Jackson is looking for a new home. Released last week due to multiple Read More

Op-Ed

To Be Equal: The Year of the Black Quarterback

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “The NFL is entering the golden age of Black quarterbacks.” – Jason McIntyre, writing in “The Big Lead” “Sports” is one of the most race-neutral meritocracies in America. From the record-shattering feats of Jesse Owens to the transcendent accomplishments Read More