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Wrapping up my last print edition for Talon Marks

Terrel Emerson
December 7
Filed under Chatterbox Corner, Columns

Dear Talon Marks,I write this as I am finishing up my final production night as a member of Talon Marks the newspaper.This is one of the most bittersweet columns I have ever written and probably will rank as the highest by the time I am done with it.As a young African-American male in today's society...

Now everybody will soon be calling Inglewood home

Terrel Emerson
November 17
Filed under Chatterbox Corner, Columns, Sports

January 12, 2016 will forever be a date that is remembered by Los Angeles natives all across the city. It may even extend to all of Southern California. This was when the St. Louis Rams were approved to move to Los Angeles after a 30-2 vote by the National Football League owners. Because many people...

The LA Sparks must be recognized for their accomplishments

Terrel Emerson
October 31
Filed under Chatterbox Corner, Columns, Sports

#RespectTheSparksHow is it possible that the excitement of the Los Angeles Sparks winning their third WNBA title in team history has come and gone already?Or is it that there was never any real excitement?Regardless of the answer, the issue still remains that this Sparks team isn't receiving the resp...

Prescott needs to keep the keys to the Dallas offense

Terrel Emerson
October 24
Filed under Chatterbox Corner, Columns, Sports

With the Dallas Cowboys sitting on atop of the NFC East with a 5-1 record and just coming off of a bye week, I don't even understand why this is even a topic of discussion.Well, here goes nothing.The Cowboys would be idiotic to start Tony Romo over Dak Prescott when he returns from injury.I don't care if he's 100 ...

Criticizing Kershaw’s postseason struggles is unfair

Terrel Emerson
October 18
Filed under Chatterbox Corner, Columns, Sports

For how many years have people stated that Clayton Kershaw could not pitch in the postseason? Yet, the Los Angeles Dodgers are locked in a National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs. Furthermore, three games started Kershaw 2-0 with a 3.72 earned run average. Oh and by the way he...

Fernandez’s death should be a wake up call to everybody

Terrel Emerson
September 28
Filed under Chatterbox Corner, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Sports Features

The tragic news that 24-year old Miami Marlins' pitcher Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident the morning of Sept. 25 shook the entire sports world to its core. I woke up to the news of his unexpected passing Sunday morning and throughout the entire course of the day I was shaken up.When I was i...

The Chatterbox Corner: Starting rookie quarterbacks right away can be detrimental

Terrel Emerson
September 20
Filed under Chatterbox Corner, Columns, Sports

The jump from being the big man on campus to rookie quarterback in the National Football League is one of the largest adjustments to make. The journey does not end after the draft. In fact, it’s only the beginning for the young athlete. The quarterback position is one of the hardest positions ...

The Chatterbox Corner: With grace and poise, Sager continues to battle Leukemia

Terrel Emerson
September 13
Filed under Chatterbox Corner, Columns, Online Exclusive, Sports

Dear Craig Sager, Vibrant, witty and cunning are just of the characteristics that describe you. You are as bold as they come from your hard-hitting journalistic outlook on sports to your wild and wacky suit colors and designs. It was so hard for me to hear that you were diagnosed with Leukemia...

The Chatterbox Corner: Legends live forever

Terrel Emerson, Online Editor
August 29
Filed under Chatterbox Corner, Columns, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

In 2015-2016 a lot of things have come or are coming to an end; some good and some bad. Some good such as the 52-year championship drought for the city of Cleveland. However, there is always another side of the spectrum and this sports season is no different. During these 365 days, the sports world...

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