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Basketball Reasons keep Clippers as king of Los Angeles: Column

Basketball Reasons keep Clippers as king of Los Angeles: Column

Moises Ajanel

December 5, 2014

“Basketball Reasons” is arguably the turning point for two Los Angeles franchises. One went from being a long-time NBA powerhouse, to a team whose current success hinders on how many games they are willing to lose in order to retain a draft pick. The other, is a championship contender captiv...

NBA should consider realignment of Conferences: Column

The Memphis Grizzlies relocating to the East makes a lot of sense for the NBA. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Kenneth Berry

November 25, 2014

The NBA is at a pivotal time in its history. With the rise of new stars in both conferences and the deterioration of once great franchise cornerstones like the Los Angeles Lakers (3-11), New York Knicks (4-12) and Boston Celtics, the league's balance of power is up for grabs. It helps that teams like the...

Clippers’ early woes not enough to hit the panic button: Column

Blake Griffin's legal troubles should not derail the Clippers ultimate goal. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Pete D. Camarillo

November 15, 2014

By Thomas Gallegos Sundial Contributor   These are not your father’s Clippers; matter of fact, not even your older brothers’ Los Angeles Clippers.   Some ‘talking-heads’ and sports pundits have predicted a championship appearance and continued franchise growth for the...

NBA Preview: Eastern Conference divisional break down

Kyrie Irvine teams up with Lebron James to make the Cavaliers an instant competitor for the Central Division and the Eastern Conference. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Pete D. Camarillo

October 30, 2014

The Sundial Sports Staff continues their run down of the NBA season which is in its early stages. The traditionally weak Eastern Conference and its divisional titles have several contenders, after an eventful offseason. Central- Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers,...

NBA Preview: Western Conference outlook by division

Before the Spurs can repeat again they must prove themselves to the rest of the Southwest Division. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Pete D. Camarillo

October 30, 2014

With the NBA tipping off earlier this week, The Sundial Sports Staff broke down the top competitors within each division. Up first is the Western Conference, which produced last season's champions. As always, the Western Conference has plenty of competition, but teams must get through tough division...

Steve Nash’s injury, more bad news for Laker fans: Column

Steve Nash's injury, more bad news for Laker fans: Column

Andrew Lim

October 24, 2014

  The Lakers’ season continues to be on a downward spiral. Steve Nash is out for the season due to nerve damage in his back. After an off-season mediocre at best, the Lakers organization gets another blow. The Lakers first whiffed on Lebron James, whiffed on Carmelo Anthony and...

World Series Preview: Royals winning formula enough to defeat the Giants

World Series Action begins tonight. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Service.

Andrew Lim

October 21, 2014

If someone predicted the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants are meeting in the World Series, before the season started, I would have called you insane but here we are.   The Giants have been there three times in the last five years and have two World Series Championships un...

R.I.P Freeway Series

Mike Trout performed well enough for MVP consideration in the regular season, but underwhelmed in the post season. Photo courtesy of MCT.

Andrew Lim

October 10, 2014

  A couple weeks ago, I wrote a piece on the possibility of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Angels possibly facing off in the world series. These two teams were the teams to beat during the regular season. And yet both of them got knocked out by teams who were not supposed to beat t...

Dodgers’ ace Kershaw should win NL MVP

Despite only playing every fifth game, Dodgers' ace Klayton Kershaw deserves MVP consideration.

Andrew Lim

October 3, 2014

With the MLB season , the NL MVP race took an unexpected turn. For a couple weeks, there were two candidates for the MVP. One player was Marlins’ outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. The other was Los Angeles Dodgers’ starting ace Clayton Kershaw. As Kershaw and the Dodgers gear up for post season play...

Roger Goodell and the NFL Players’ personal conduct

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has received much criticism for his handling of NFL players' personal conduct, but he should not resign. Photo courtesy of MCT.

Pete D. Camarillo

September 23, 2014

  $44.2 million is what NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly earned in the 2013 fiscal year. What is certainly a large amount for a person who does not even play a down of football, Goodell has been earning his salary with the amount of headlines the NFL has captured recently. Jos...

Revisiting the Freeway Series between the Dodgers and Angels: Column

Revisiting the Freeway Series between the Dodgers and Angels: Column

Andrew Lim

September 12, 2014

With the MLB regular season coming to a close over the next month, there is a chance that this year’s World Series could be a Freeway Series between the Angels and the Dodgers. To this date, there has never been a freeway series for the World Series Championship. According to the Las Vegas Bo...

Atlanta Hawks’ abrupt sale was not warranted: NBA Column

The Hawks owner's email detailed a report about the reasons why Hawks' attendace was low, including a rowdy college section and African Americans in attendance.

Pete D. Camarillo

September 10, 2014

Could the NBA have any better timing? Somehow, the Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson electing to sell his controlling interest in the team got lost in the shuffle of the NFL season’s opening weekend. Sunday, Levenson announced he would voluntarily leave the team because of an email with...

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