March 9, 2007 |
Arron Afflalo got one thing right Thursday. After a performance he glumly called the worst of his career, he wasn't entitled to add his voice to the gloom that enveloped UCLA's locker room after the Bruins' 76-69 overtime loss to a decidedly unspectacular California team in the quarterfinals of the Pacific Life Pac-10 tournament.
March 30, 2006 |
Scene I: Tired of Adam Morrison's act, of his bumping and grabbing and trash-talking during an NCAA tournament game last week, a UCLA player, his arms locked with the Gonzaga star, disdainfully yanks himself free with such force that he sends the All-America forward crashing to the floor.
December 5, 2002
BOYS' BASKETBALL Aaron Afflalo, Compton Centennial: Had 32 points and six rebounds in a 61-52 victory over No. 6 Rialto Eisenhower in the Westchester tournament. Jason Gilzene, L.A. Fairfax: Had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the No. 2 Lions in a 60-47 victory over Upland in a quarterfinal game of the Pacific Shores tournament.
April 6, 2003
Aaron Afflalo, Compton Centennial G 6-5 Jr. Expected to be a top recruit next season, Afflalo keyed Apaches' advance to the Southern Section Division III-A championship game. * Trevor Ariza, Westchester F 6-8 Sr. Ariza led Comets to a second consecutive Division I state championship and averaged 22 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals. He has signed with UCLA. * Wendell White, Redondo F 6-5 Sr. A versatile player comfortable under the basket or on the wing, White averaged 24.
March 13, 2007 |
Long Beach State is heading to Columbus, Ohio, for its first-round game against Tennessee in the NCAA tournament, and that means Aaron Nixon might need a new cellphone battery. That's because Nixon, a senior guard, grew up in Cleveland, about two hours away, and attended Columbus State Community College as a freshman. And ever since the brackets were announced Sunday, his phone has been ringing off the hook with ticket requests. "Honestly, I think I got about 100 already," Nixon said.
June 24, 2012 |
Daytime television has "The View. " Now YouTube has its own chatfest called "IMO. " The Web show, whose initials are recognizable as "In My Opinion" to those fluent in messaging shorthand, deals with dating, texting faux pas and other pressing topics relevant to teens and tweens. Its hosts are nearly as well known to these young viewers as ABC's Barbara Walters and Whoopi Goldberg are to an older generation. Before taking her seat on "IMO's" canary yellow couch, 16-year-old Bethany Mota launched a YouTube channel that has attracted nearly 85 million views of her fashion and beauty tips.