It’s NBA All Star Weekend 2020 in Chicago. Chicago hasn’t hosted the Weekend since 1988 when Michael Jordan represented the city in the Dunk Contest (defeated Dominique Wilkins in controversy) and also MJ23 earned NBA All Star Game MVP. This year the Slam Dunk contest also ended in controversy. In my opinion, it was one […]
Well, well, well. Sage Steele, everyone’s favorite ESPN anchor who loves to tell anyone who will listen just how “not black” she is, may have just found out about her blackness the hard way. It is being reported that Steele is officially out at ESPN and that she will be replaced by the blonde Michelle […]
People are still trying to figure out why the Atlanta Falcons lost the Super Bowl.
A damper was put on Floyd Mayweather’s 40th birthday when he returned home this week. According to TMZ, the boxer’s Las Vegas home was broken into while he was in L.A. enjoying his 40th birthday bash. While he was partying with stars like Mariah Carey and Justin Bieber, someone was getting away with $150k worth […]
Quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jameis Winston, has strict ideas on how boys and girls should act. In a speech to a group of third, fourth and fifth graders at Melrose Elementary school in St. Petersburg, Winston insisted boys “aren’t supposed to be soft-spoken” and girls are “supposed to be silent, polite, gentle.” Watch […]
Retired WNBA athlete Candice Wiggins is speaking out about her experience in the basketball league. According to her, she had a not-so-pleasant experience due to the league’s alleged unpopularity with her being heterosexual. In an interview with the San Diego Tribune on Monday, Wiggins explains, “Me being heterosexual and straight, and being vocal in my identity […]
A group of racist spectators made their presence known to a Partizan Belgrade player on Sunday. The unfortunate victim was 28-year old midfielder Everton Luiz. During a game against Rad Belgrade, rival fans chanted racist remarks at Luiz and even had an insulting banner displayed. Though the banner was removed when a referee took it down, Luiz […]
From Serena and Venus Williams taking over the tennis world, to Usain Bolt’s Olympic wins, there’s plenty of inspiration for the next generation of sports leaders.
During a basketball game Monday at Warrensburg High School in Missouri, White students turned their backs during the introduction of Center High School players, who are predominantly Black.
In an open letter, Williams used her platform to send a resounding message on resiliency centering around her experience as a Black female athlete.
It’s always nice when celebrities make headlines for genuinely doing something positive and uplifting. Basketball superstar LeBron James is not only using his celebrity, but also his wealth, in a very inspiring way. The National Museum of African American History has a wonderful Muhammad Ali exhibit on display, however LeBron decided to make it even […]