After two terrible seasons with Byron Scott, it was only time for Laker fans to retaliate and see him get fired. Lucky for them, he did. But adding to the sweetness of this was the hiring of Luke Walton as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers organization.
Sports knowledge and its history are not learned in a day or in a week, or even a month for that matter. Fortunately for me, I grew up with sports and each day and I learned something new and as I am continuously learning as I write even more. Probably this baseball and softball season, after how many times I’ve written about it, I learned what the shift is, line drives and how to properly say the type of out – ground outs, pop ups and fly outs. I used to just call them outs.
A 20-year story that has been built with memories – the good and the bad – has finally come to an end. The last chapter of this story ended Wednesday on “Mamba Day” at Staples Center as Laker great Kobe Bryant waved goodbye to the sold out crowd and concluded with the words, “Mamba out.”
It is many sports fans’ favorite time of the year – baseball season has finally returned. After a long winter, it is time to reignite rivalries and bring out the memes of trash talking. Spring training wins and performances built up the hype toward the regular season, and the words “play ball” will be said again.
On March 28, social media sites exploded with rumors that 20-year-old singer Kehlani cheated on her current boyfriend, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, with her ex-boyfriend, rapper PartyNextDoor.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.