LAFC Hope Gareth Bale is the Missing Piece

June 28, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

Earlier this week, Los Angeles FC announced the acquisition of Gareth Bale. The announced contract is 12 months and can be extended into 2024. Bale transfers from Real Madrid, where he finished out a six-year contract and a nine-year stay with the most valuable football team in the world. He helped the club win several […]

Top 5 Trades in Los Angeles Sports History

June 27, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The history of Los Angeles sports is rich and filled with memorable moments and championships. Of course, team success is achieved with great talent. There have been numerous athletes who helped the Dodgers, Lakers, Rams, Kings, Clippers, and (formerly) Raiders to success in southern California. Sometimes those elite athletes have been acquired via blockbuster trades. […]

Options for Sacramento Kings in NBA Draft

June 23, 2022 | By: Amber Hoffman

The 2022 NBA Draft is set for Thursday, and around the league teams are putting the finishing touches on their draft boards and offseason plans. This year’s draft is a big one for the Sacramento Kings as they are looking to start fresh with a new head coach Mike Brown.  Brown brings championship experience having just […]

Changes Needed for Los Angeles Lakers This Offseason

June 20, 2022 | By: Amber Hoffman

If you’re a long-time fan of the NBA you may have felt like the postseason felt oddly different this year. That was likely due to the absence of LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, two of the biggest names in the sport. It’s no secret that the 2021-22 Lakers were a massive failure. The […]

Offseason Moves Needed for Los Angeles Clippers

June 16, 2022 | By: Amber Hoffman

Since signing two-time NBA champion Kawhi Leonard in 2019, the Los Angeles Clippers have failed to make the NBA Finals. This past season was particularly painful for the Clippers and their fans as the team missed the postseason despite having one of the most expensive rosters in the NBA. Both Leonard and his co-star, Paul […]

Why San Francisco Should Host the 2026 World Cup

June 14, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

San Francisco is among 16 United States cities in the running to host 2026 World Cup matches. On June 16, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) will announce the cities selected to host matches, with options from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Both the US and Mexico have hosted the FIFA World Cup […]

Ranking Clayton Kershaw Amongst Greatest Pitchers

June 13, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

How do you select the greatest pitcher of all-time? It might be the most difficult task of all the sports and all the rankings. That’s why it’s not easy to slot Los Angeles starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw into the pantheon of great hurlers in baseball history. The role of the pitcher has changed dramatically since […]

5 Best Years To Be a Los Angeles Sports Fan

June 6, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

Thus far it’s been a successful start to the 21st century for Los Angeles sports teams. Since 2000, teams in LA have won nine titles in four different sports. Boston is the only other city that can boast at least one title from the four major professional sports in this century: baseball, basketball, football, and […]

Five False Claims In California Midterm Elections Sports Betting Ads

June 3, 2022 | By: Chris Gerlacher

The California midterm elections include several heated ballot measures, including dueling sports betting propositions. California’s tribes back one and private sportsbook companies, like DraftKings, FanDuel, and BetMGM back the other. The tribal initiative is on the ballot, and the private company initiative is awaiting signature verification. So, Californians could have two sports betting initiatives to […]

Teachers Association Joins Fight Against Sports Betting

June 2, 2022 | By: Mary Shaffrey

Opponents of a mobile sports betting referendum question in California recently gained a key ally when the California Teachers Association announced it opposed the issue. The CTA unveiled its list of preferred candidates and positions on various ballot questions and instructed its 310,000 members to “oppose” the measure.  It did not offer further comments on […]