Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

PPN Throws Birthday Party for Jayne Kennedy Overton

Cover photo- Jayne Kennedy Overton(R) with television icon Marla Gibbs. Inside Photo-Jayne Kennedy-Overton(C) takes time to pose with friends Kathleen Bradley-Redd(L) and Freda Payne (R). Photos by The Scoop LA. By Buddy Sampson Jayne Kennedy Overton, who was a groundbreaking broadcaster in the formerly...
October 31st, 2016 | Entertainment, Sports | Read More

NBA Names Dick Parsons Interim CEO of Los Angeles Clippers

Richard Parsons, circa 2009. AFP Photo-Jemal Countess. NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 – The National Basketball Association has named former Citigroup chairman and former Time Warner chairman and CEO Dick Parsons the interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers, effective immediately, it was announced today by...
May 9th, 2014 | News, Sports | Read More

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: “Mr. Sterling’s Views ‘Simply Have No Place In The NBA.’”

Adam Silver. Photo by Espn.com. By Buddy Sampson In a nationally televised press conference, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling “for life” from the NBA (National Basketball Association) and fined him 2.5M, in the aftermath of recorded racial comments...
April 29th, 2014 | News, Sports | Read More

Doc Rivers Issues Statement on Donald Sterling Controversy

Doc Rivers. Photo by sportsglory.com. April 28, 2014 – Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach and Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations Doc Rivers issued the following statement today on behalf of the organization: “I would like to reiterate how disappointed I am in the comments attributed...
April 29th, 2014 | News, Sports | Read More

Los Angeles Clippers Organization Responds to Donald Sterling’s TMZ Controversy

Cover and Inside Photo- Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Photo by Mark J. Terrill, Associated Press. STATEMENT FROM CLIPPERS PRESIDENT ANDY ROESER “We have heard the tape on TMZ. We do not know if it is legitimate or it has been altered. We do know that the woman on the tape — who we believe...
April 26th, 2014 | News, Sports | Read More

Russell DePersia – “Season’s Change.”

Cover and Inside Photos- Russell DePersia. His film, "Seasons Change," is written and created by DePersia, athlete and attorney. Produced by Suzanne De Laurentiis, the film hopes to bring awareness to the issue of devastating injuries in sports. One Hit Can Change Everything By Buddy Sampson Sports,...
March 8th, 2014 | Entertainment, Sports | Read More

Clippers Finalize Trade With Hawks

Antawn Jamison. The Los Angeles Clippers today announced that they have sent forward Antawn Jamison to the Atlanta Hawks for the draft rights to Cenk Akyol, a 2005 second round selection by the Hawks. Jamison, 37, appeared in 22 games for the Clippers and averaged 3.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and...
February 20th, 2014 | Sports | Read More

Griffin Named Western Conference Player Of The Week

Blake Griffin (R) Holds His Position Against Minnesota Star Kevin Love. He is the Western Conference Player of the Week for the week of December 16th through December 22nd. Photo by NBAE-Getty. December 15, 2013-  The National Basketball Association today announced that Los Angeles Clippers forwardBlake...
December 24th, 2013 | Sports | Read More

Clippers Announce Del Negro Will Not Return As Head Coach

Vinny Del Negro-Photo-Getty Images. Los Angeles,  May 21, 2013- The Los Angeles Clippers announced today they will not offer a new contract to head coach Vinny Del Negro. A search for a new coach will begin immediately. “We would like to thank Vinny for everything he did during his three years with...
May 22nd, 2013 | News2, Sports | Read More

Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth

Cover Photo-Mike Tyson on the red carpet. Inside Photo-Tyson displays his signature tattoo on the carpet. Both photos by TL-Dubs Images, Lamar Webster. By Buddy Sampson Have you ever sat down and had a beer or a glass of wine with your favorite homie, home boy or home girl and they tell you a very interesting...
March 10th, 2013 | Entertainment, Sports | Read More