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USC Holds Off UCLA on the Track

SC  Davonte Stewart receives baton from Andre De Grasse just ahead of UCLA  Joe Herrera
SC Davonte Stewart receives baton from Andre De Grasse just ahead of UCLA Joe Herrera

LOS ANGELES – In the most storied dual meet in track and field, UCLA ended up on the short end in a classic on Sunday at Loker Stadium. The men were edged by a single point, 82-81, while the women fell, 93-70. It was USC’s first sweep in the series since the 2010 season.

The UCLA men held an 81-77 lead going into the men’s 4x400m relay race, but the team of freshman Ricky Morgan, junior Just’N Thymes, the junior De Grasse and senior Davonte Stewart won with a time of 3:09.89 to secure the five points and give the Trojans the 82-81 win. The Bruins started off fast lead by Andre Chapman on opening leg who also grab few points earlier taking second place in men’s 400m hurdles. Then SC started gaining a lead in third leg before it was just too much for an anchor leg Darnell Roberson to overcome.

UCLA Andre Chapman showing great form in 400m Hurdles
UCLA Andre Chapman showing great form in 400m Hurdles

Bruins showing their strength in the field. Sophomore Zaybree Haury led a UCLA sweep in the javelin with a throw of 154-7. Senior Tatum Souza followed in second at 143-2 while Moniques Van grabbed a point in third at 138-4. The men followed suit in the javelin as senior All-American Derek Eager launched a new season best. Eager won the event with a throw of 226-4 and was followed by senior All-American Marcus Nilsson (195-0) and freshman Robert Prata Jr. (184-9).

De Grasse set the Loker Stadium record when he won the men’s 100m dash with a wind-legal PR of 10.04 (+0.4) which also tied the meet record set by Ato Boldon of UCLA in 1996 and moved him into a second-place tie on USC’s all-time list. De Grasse beat the Loker Stadium record of 10.07 which was set by Aaron Brown on May 11, 2013. BeeJay Lee of SC a senior placed second in the 100m dash with a time of 10.17, while UCLA’s Leon Powell took third with a time of 10.38. Thymes placed fourth in the 100m with a time of 10.41, senior Bryan Mercado was fifth with a PR of 10.51 and freshman Adoree’ Jackson was sixth with a PR of 10.54. De Grasse now has the fastest wind-legal 100m and 200m (20.16) times this season by college runner.

Both teams today had great individual accomplishments for men and women all Sunday afternoon:

USC – Adoree’ Jackson won the men’s long jump with a wind-aided leap of 25-2.00/7.67m (+4.0w)

USC – Marquis Morris won 100m Hurdles with a wind-aided time of  13.80 (+3.5w)

USC – Randall Cunningham won the men’s high jump with a clearance of 7-2.50 (2.20m)

USC – Vanessa Jones won the 400m race with a time of 53.08

UCLA – Torie Owers won the women’s shot put with a mark of 53-7.50

UCLA – Jordan Senko won the men’s 3,000 steeple with a time of 9:17.91

UCLA – Nick Hartle defended his dual meet title in 800m with a time of 1:48.82

UCLA – Bronte Golick won the women’s 5,000m with a time of 17:00.11

Next up for all these great track athletes is Pac-12 Championships being held at Ucla Drake Stadium May 9,10 & 16, 17.

 

More Photos can be view at www.FullImage360.com Part I  &  Part II

Clippers New Reign in 7

Chris Paul game wining shot with 1.0 left on clock. Photo by Jevone Moore
Chris Paul game wining shot with 1.0 left on clock. Photo by Jevone Moore

Los Angeles, Ca- Los Angeles Clippers ensure the NBA will have new Reigning champion after 111-109 victory over San Antonio Spurs. This first round match up was one for the records books that took all seven games and last 8.8 seconds of fourth quarter. The series tied 3 game apiece, with the last tie 109 points before captain Chris Paul on strained hamstring dropped 9′ running bank shot to secure the victory.

Paul strained his hamstring in the first quarter, returned in the second quarter and finished with 27 points, six assists and will to win that spilled over to his whole team. Paul said, “We talked about if we get down into a last-second shot what we wanted to do,” & “We’ve been in that situation a lot of times already this year, and most of the time I hadn’t made it, to tell you the truth. We talked about it, and finally it worked when we needed it.” This series was little like a passing of the torch from Tim Duncan to Paul, one Wake Forest Alum to another.

The Clippers other All-Star Blake Griffin had 24 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists for Los Angeles for his second triple-double of the series. In this game Griffin performance was very much need to help this group get past Champs. Duncan had 27 points, and 11 rebounds leading the Spurs who also had four others in double figures.

NBA Playoffs 2015Duncan said Paul’s shot was “just unbelievable. I know he was playing a little hurt, and he played through all that, found ways to get it done. I mean, just an unbelievable last shot over two of us. He’s just a great leader, and it was amazing to watch. I wish I wasn’t on the other end.”

There was also an emotional push throughout the game by the way of Matt Barnes who finished with 17 points, 3 from behind the arc, 2 steals and 2 blocks with his great defense. This was a series that was all about basketball, Coach Doc Rivers echoed that, “…no flagrant foul…clean, solid, beautiful basketball by both teams.”

The Clippers earned their stripes in this game and are one step closer to ‘LARRY’. There will be a quick turnaround to start the second round verse Houston Rockets who have been waiting for the winner of this battle. The Clippers will probably sit Paul when the they take the court in Houston on Monday May 4th.

NBA Playoffs 2015
Blake Griffin and Chris Paul take a moment to enjoy round one series win. Photo by Jevone Moore

Game 1 Monday in Houston, Game 2 Wednesday May 6th in Houston, Game 3 Friday May 8th in Los Angeles, & Game 4 Sunday May 10th.

 

More photos can be viewed on Full Image 360

NFL Draft 2015

Who will be #1?

It Should be a Heisman Winner?

Winston – Mariota

All Images from Full Image 360
All Images from Full Image 360

Then USC Lenard Williams could break into top 3

Next you have Brett Hundley who will be the face of your franchise for years to come…

Possible landing spots, Cardinals, Eagles, Texans, Titans, LA Chargers?  Photos by Full Image 360 / Jevone Moore
Possible landing spots, Cardinals, Eagles, Texans, Titans, LA Chargers?
Photos by Full Image 360 / Jevone Moore

 This will be a great day for 32 men, that’s one thing we can all agree on…

Don’t jump to conclusions

‘Don’t Jump To Conclusions’

‘He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame unto him..’

Proverbs 18:13

Learn to be good listener. Don’t just assume that you know. Try asking more questions and gathering more facts before commenting, or offering your advice on a matter.

You may feel that you’ve seen this a million times, and this is no different from the last time you heard something like this….

Remember that everyone’s situation is different, and many times there is much more to a story than the obvious..

Before jumping to conclusions and being so quick to offer your help and a solution, take a second to listen a little bit longer..

There is great wisdom in learning to listen.

Getting Your Kids to Activities Just Got Easier

Los Angeles, Ca – HopSkipDrive is a safe, reliable way to get your kids to their activities. Started by three professional LA moms, HopSkipDrive arranges rides for your kids (age 7+) with experienced, fully-screened caregivers. Safety is built into every step. Each driver goes through a highly selective, 15-point certification process, you can track the ride in real-time through the app, and we watch every ride in progress, too!  It’s a great way to simplify your life and let your kids participate in all the activities they want with less stress. Book a ride at www.hopskipdrive.com It’s a great option for morning school drop-offs or afternoon pick-up too.

Using HopSkipDrive is easy…

 

Schedule a Ride.

Get Kate to ballet this Wednesday at 4, or Caden to karate every Tuesday at 3. Use your dashboard to set up your kids’ rides. Include any special location information about things like school sign-out procedures, pickup lines, and parking challenges. Rides must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance so you can get information about your driver in plenty of time.

Meet your driver.

Virtually, that is. When you set up your ride, you will be matched with a driver. You will see their profile, picture and car information. Share this information with your child so they know who to expect. Also, if necessary, please provide your driver’s information for any required sign-out authorizations.

Track your child’s ride.

You can find the HopSkipDrive app in the iTunes app store. Be sure to download it to your phone so you can get real-time ride updates and track your child during the ride.

Enjoy peace of mind.

On the day of the ride you’ll get a reminder email with your driver’s profile and picture so you can show it to your child. At the time of the ride, the driver will arrive in an orange HopSkipDrive shirt, give your child their password and be on their way. You’ll be notified through the app and can track them in real time.

Book a ride or go check out HopSkipDrive http://www.hopskipdrive.com/

Local Business Spotlight for parents in So. Cal

LA Kiss Drop One to AZ Rattlers

Kiss WR Donovan "Captain" Morgan high stepping it to endzone. Photo by Jordon Kelly
Kiss WR Donovan “Captain” Morgan high stepping it to endzone. Photo by Jordon Kelly

Anaheim, Ca- Arizona Ratters (4-1) come through with strong performance on the road over LA Kiss (0-5) 68-30. It was a decent outing for backup quarterback Brian Zbydniewski who completed 50% of his passes with 4 touchdowns and 170 yards. The offense and defense just need that last little click to get in win column.

On offense captain Donovan Morgan made the big plays he is accustom to making with 3 touchdowns with 171 yards receiving. That brings Morgan touchdown on the season to 13 total. So even with starting quarterback Adrian McPherson down with some type foot injury Morgan remained a focal point in offense. Lined up on in slot at times is Tom Gilson who helped with a receiving touchdown of his own in 3rd quarter to make score 30-48.

Arizona picked up free agent return specialist AJ Cruz who had given Kiss great field position last year. This season Cruz is doing that for the Rattlers, with tonight having 4 returns for 75 yards. As a result of Cruz the Rattlers had an average starting field position of 18 yard line or better. In arena ball on a 25 yard field that is outstanding.

Carlton Brown with tight coverage. Photo by Jordon Kelly
Carlton Brown with tight coverage. Photo by Jordon Kelly

On defense Carlton Brown had 8 solo tackles for the Kiss, and interception that he returned for 9 yards to give his team an add boost. Fellow defensive back, return man, & long snapper contributed with 5 solo tackles. But it was enough to keep Arizona quarterback off his feet, while he found his wide receivers seven times in the end zone.

Head Coach Bob McMillen has to find a way to bring his old winning ways to the LA Kiss soon so they can have an opportunity this season to turn the tables and find away to post season. Now in their second season they know what mistakes not to make as move forward into second quarter of this 2015 season. The Kiss will travel to Las Vegas for their next game against Las Vegas Outlaws who they have faced once this season already.  Monday night May 4th LA Kiss face Las Vegas Outlaws, looking for that elusive first win.

Get The Visine

‘Get The Visine’

“..and why do you behold the mote that is in they brother’s eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

Luke 6:41

Check yourself. Stop looking around and finding so much to say about others. Spend more time focusing on your goals, your dreams, your family, your finances, your plans, your situation…and becoming a better you!

Everyone has issues. We all have sinned and continue to fall short of God’s glory..daily!

Why is it that we feel we can help solve everyone else’s problems, but have no resolve when it domes to dealing with our own stuff..?

Don’t be the judge. If you have nothing positive to say, keep quiet, keep it moving, and just pray!

If anything, be the shoulder that someone may need to lean on.

Comics on the Catwalk Fashion & Comedy

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Comics on the
Catwalk 4 A Cause
Fashion & Comedy
where fashion meets comedy on the runway
Sunday April 26, 2015
3:00pm – until

This very unique Fashion Extravaganza will be exciting and hilarious at the same time. West Coast Comedians & East Coast Comedians come together on the runway along with high fashion models for a great cause.  This event will be
star-studded to say the least. We will feature many
upcoming new fashion designers, comic royalty will be
in the house. We’ll have several live performances and
the bomb after party featuring LA’s baddest DJs.
All to benefit the American Diabetes Association ADA.


Hosted by:
From the Tyler Perry’s Hit Sitcom
FOR BETTER OR WORSE Actress
Cocoa Brown
and the hilarious Talent  ITS JUST COMEDY


Live performances by AJ Johnson, Ezell fromFriday & I Got The Hook Up, Comedian Shang, Skillz Hudson and more…


Watch Videos of Past Shows
Video 1 | Video 2 | Video 3 | Video 4


Live Performances by:
Londee the Artist, Pharoah, (Lamar)
from DSR, 2nd II None, Tony Walk & more


The Legendary DJ Twinn

The Incredible Lady DJ Jamar


Featured Model Pistons Basketball Legend
John Salley’s Daughter the Lovely
Giovanna Salley


@ Club OHM
6801 Hollywood Blvd., 4th Floor
Hollywood, CA  90028
Hollywood & Highland Entertainment Complex
(corner of Hollywood & Highland)

UNDERGROUND PARKING AVAILABLE
Purchase Tickets
click here
General Admission – $25.00
VIP – $35.00




Lois Threats Catering
Enjoy Mouth Watering Creative Cuisine

No need to catch a DUI. Catch a Uber,
leave the driving to them. first time users
upload the app and save $20.00 on your
1st ride code # T0C9HH

Official Event Host Ticket Brokers
Busby Promotions | Dqt D Spot Salon
Maurice Windom, Moe Heat Magazine
Hope Flood | comicsrocksconvention
Darryl Pitts, DP Productions
Larry Peirson & Dada, Cuttin Up Barber Shop
Diann Williams

Comedians & Comediennes
Flame Monroe, Chris Foxx Canton, Kdubb, Kedar
Treluv, Mike Blackson, Evan Lionel, Boogie B Montrell
Luenell, Hope Flood, Dominque, Jay Reed, Shaun Jones
Mark Prince, Capone, Tony Tone, Clipperman
Amirah Ryans, Tiffany Haddish, Spanky Hayes
Gary G Thang Johnson, Logic, Chris Spencer
Speedy, Lester Barrie, Dee Lai, Edwonda White
Derrick Ellis, Roz Washington

Fashion Participants
Faith Rudders | Peache’ | Jones Michael
Teena Cisco Sports & Glamour Entertainment
Imt Designs | Sweets Jewelry
Trinity Culture | Molove Accessories
Julieta Leven | Latricia Renee Price


Produced by:
Tina Graham Inc.
4th Annual Comics Rock Convention
Rouse House Entertainment & RLM


 

 

LA Clippers New Logo?

Possible New Logo and Jersey Preview
Possible New Logo and Jersey Preview
Possible New Logo and Jersey Preview

Los Angeles, Ca- Clippers may have a new logo next year? Changing traditions is hard to do but we do it all the time. Fashion trends around the world change every season, why not a change for New Los Angeles Clippers.

Here’s quick LAC history lesson, the original Clippers were the Buffalo Braves in 1970 season with team colors of Black & Orange. Their next stop was sunny San Diego, Ca in 1978.  They owners ran a contest to rename the team because felt Braves didn’t match the city. We all know what name won, the San Diego Clippers cruising in San Diego Bay. They even changed the colors dropping the black and adding baby blue to compliment orange. Since 1984 the Clippers have been in Los Angeles, with the summer Olympics being in Los Angeles the Clippers adapted to Red & Blue.

The new possible logo changes will definitely take some time getting use to but, only time will tell. If the Clippers make the change for 2015-2016 season they won’t be the only ones. The NBA contract with Adidas will expire after 2016-2017 season. So they will be new look and logo supping the all the teams uniforms and apparel.  Adidas has been the league’s official apparel and uniform sponsor since 2006, when it signed an 11-year deal with the league valued at $400 million.

As for now let’s continue to watch this exciting NBA Playoffs chasing after LARRY!!!

41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

41st LBGP Celebrity Field. All Photos by William "Jaye" Johnson
41st LBGP Celebrity Field. All Photos by William “Jaye” Johnson

Long Beach, Ca- Sir Patrick Stewart will serve as Grand Marshal for the featured Verizon IndyCar Series race on Sun., April 19 at the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.

The acclaimed stage and screen actor is a racing enthusiast who competed in the 2002 Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race on the streets of Long Beach.  Best known for his roles in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and the X-Men franchise, Stewart returns to series television later this year starring as the title character in “Blunt Talk,” a half-hour comedy executive produced by Seth MacFarlane and Jonathan Ames for Starz.

Saturday’s Grand Marshal, pro football star DeSean Jackson, is a three-time NFL Pro Bowl selection who prepped at Long Beach Poly High School before going on to stardom at the University of California, Berkeley, and with the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins.

 Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe will wave the green flag as Saturday’s Honorary Starter and will also star later that evening in the “Rock-N-Roar” Concert, free to race ticketholders.  On Sunday, Honorary Starter honors fall to long-time open-wheel and sports car driving star Adrian Fernandez, who is enshrined on the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame.

Saturday’s national anthem singer will be Karla Mosley, who has appeared in “Hart of Dixie” and currently is a regular on TV’s popular “The Bold and the Beautiful” and, on Sunday, actor/musician James Maslow, a competitor in Saturday’s Pro/Celebrity Race and the star of the top-rated Nickelodeon program, “Big Time Rush,” will sing the anthem before the IndyCar race.

 Sunday’s invocation will be given by Father Glenn O’Conner, Catholic Chaplain with the Verizon IndyCar Ministry.  And, our nation’s colors will be presented on both days by Alpha Company, Recruiting and Retention Battalion, California Army National Guard.

Fans can also follow the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Facebook at GrandPrixLB,  Twitter @ToyotaGPLB, Instagram at ToyotaGPLB and Snapchat at ToyotaGPLB.

 

-TGPLB-

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