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Daily Breeze
Daily Breeze

(310) 540-5511

21250 Hawthorne Blvd 170
Torrance, CA 90503   Directions

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KCBS-TV 2 - CBS
KCBS-TV 2 - CBS

(818) 655-2000

4200 Radford Ave
Los Angeles, CA 91604   Directions

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LA Native, Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman To Perform At Super Bowl
01/27/2021 1:36pm

The 22-year-old Gorman will read an original poem at the pregame ceremony of the Super Bowl, the NFL announced Wednesday.

LA Educator Trimaine Davis Named Honorary Super Bowl Captain
01/27/2021 1:15pm

Inaugural poet and fellow L.A. native Amanda Gorman will also be performing an original poem in honor of the Super Bowl captains at the big game.

NFL Offering Fans Chance To Buy $100 Cutouts In Stands For Super Bowl LV
01/27/2021 1:11pm

22,000 fans will be allowed to attend Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida. For those that cant attend, a cutout of you can still be at the game.

2 UCLA Men’s Basketball Games Against Oregon Postponed Due To COVID
01/27/2021 11:15am

UCLA has now had four games postponed this season because of COVID-19 protocols.

CBS Sports Network Set For 75 Hours Of Super Bowl Coverage Beginning January 31
01/27/2021 10:46am

Super Bowl week is almost here and CBS Sports Network is set to have wall-to-wall coverage for fans leading up to Super Bowl LV on February 7.

KNBC-TV 4 - NBC
KNBC-TV 4 - NBC

(818) 684-4444

100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608   Directions

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Poet Amanda Gorman Tapped to Recite New Original Poem for Super Bowl LV
01/27/2021 7:45pm

Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet and breakout star of the Biden inauguration, has been tapped to give another national poetry reading before Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7.The NFL announced that Gorman, who captured national audiences as the youngest ever inaugural poet with her piece The Hill We Climb, will recite an original work as part of both the in-stadium pregame ceremony and the TV broadcast, reports Pro Football Talk.The literary star will compose a piece to recognize three honorary game captains chosen by the NFL, who the league says are symbolic of the thousands of health-care professionals, educators and veterans throughout our country who continue to care for, heal and support those in need during the pandemic.Among the three honorary captains is Trimaine Davis, a school teacher in Gormans native LA, who has worked to secure internet access and laptops for his students to access remote learning during the pandemic. Davis has also hosted tech workshops to help people learn how to use the devices.Suzie Dorner, a Covid ICU nurse at Tampa General Hospital, will also be recognized for her work during the pandemic. She lost two grandparents to coronavirus and has been serving the Tampa community for more than eight years.And the third honorary captain is Marine veteran James Martin of Pittsburgh, who has helped connect more than 1,800 veterans and their families to one another virtually through the Wounded Warrior Project and its livestreaming and video game events.The NFL will permit 22,000 fans at the Super Bowl game in Tampa, Florida, this year, including 7,500 vaccinated local health care workers with free tickets. By contrast, just over 62,000 people attended the Super Bowl in Miami last year.Gorman, who became the first National Youth Poet Laureate in 2017, was invited to President Bidens Jan. 20 swearing-in ceremony at the request of first lady Jill Biden. In the week following her reading, shes received a wave of accolades from the American public, former presidents, national leaders and fellow artists alike.Hours after her performance, Gorman tweeted that two of her forthcoming books, which arent due out for months, were already listed at the top of Amazon charts. A lyrical childrens book, Change Sings: A Childrens Anthem,and a poetry collection,The Hill We Climb and Other Poems, release Sept. 21. A printed copy of her inauguration poem, The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country,comes out April 27.Gorman recently signed with IMG Models to represent her for fashion and beauty endorsements worldwide, The Los Angles Times reports. Shes also already announced her intention to run for president in 2036, the first election cycle shell be old enough to do so.Check out:Meet 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. historyRead the full text of Amanda Gormans inaugural poem The Hill We ClimbInaugural poet Amanda Gorman used writing to overcome a speech impediment she had as recently as collegeDont miss:The best credit cards for building credit of 2021

NBA Analyst and Reporter Sekou Smith Dies From COVID at 48
01/27/2021 12:39pm

Sekou Smith, an NBA reporter and analyst, died Tuesday of COVID-19 complications. He was 48.Smith served as an analyst for NBA TV, a writer for NBA.com and a host of the Hang Time podcast over the course of more than a decade, according to ESPN.He previously covered the Indiana Pacers for The Indianapolis Starfrom 2001 to 2005 and then the Atlanta Hawks for the Atlanta Journal-Constitutionfrom 2005 to 2009, before joining NBA TV. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver described him as a beloved member of the NBA family in a statement on Twitter Tuesday.Sekou was one of the most affable and dedicated reporters in the NBA and a terrific friend to so many across the league.Both the NABJ and the Pro Basketball Writers Association issued statements honoring his life and legacy.The passing of Sekou Smith due to COVID-19 complications hits so many members of the NABJ Sports family extremely hard, the NABJ said in a statement. He was more than a colleague he was a friend and brother to us, and so many others.Smith is survived by his wife, Heather, and their three children, Gabriel, Rielly and Cameron, according to ESPN.This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

KTTV-TV 11 - FOX
KTTV-TV 11 - FOX

(310) 584-2000

1999 S Bundy Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90025   Directions

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Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Daily News

(818) 713-3000

21860 Burbank Blvd
Woodland Hills, CA 91367   Directions

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Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times

(213) 237-5000

202 W 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90012   Directions

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Eli Manning: Tom Brady still bothered by Super Bowl losses to the Giants
01/27/2021 12:07pm

Retired N.Y. Giants quarterback Eli Manning never says anything to Tom Brady about their Super Bowl battles. Its Brady who brings it up, Manning says.

Amanda Gorman's next touchdown? Reading a new poem at the Super Bowl
01/27/2021 12:05pm

The NFL announced Wednesday that Amanda Gorman, L.A.s celebrated inauguration poet, will recite an original piece at the Super Bowl next month.

Clippers looking for ways to compete without Kawhi Leonard and Paul George
01/27/2021 10:22am

With Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and Patrick Beverley out indefinitely, the Clippers turned to Marcus Morris and Lou Williams to help fill the void.

Elliott: Clippers hit by adversity just as they were hitting their stride
01/27/2021 8:00am

With Kawhi Leonard and Paul George out because of COVID-19 protocols , the Clippers learn next man up might not work in a superstar-driven league.

Plaschke: Having lost confidence in Jared Goff, Rams need to move on
01/27/2021 7:00am

Even if general manager Les Snead wont say it, the Rams have made it clear they want to make someone other than Jared Goff their starter at quarterback.

Press-Telegram (Long Beach)
Press-Telegram (Long Beach)

(562) 435-1161

727 Pine Ave
Long Beach, CA 90844   Directions

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