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Douglas Shatters Glass Ceiling with Historic Win!

by Will Graves, AP Sports Writer

LONDON (AP) — Gabby Douglas believed two years ago, when she convinced her mother… Read More

Chasing the Pro Sports Dream: Is Almost Good Enough?<br />

Chasing the Pro Sports Dream: Is Almost Good Enough?

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All the hard work finally paid off when I got the phone call.  I was preparing for an opportunity that I wasn’t certain… Read More

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Is it just me or does it seem all but a foregone conclusion that Kobe Bryant has been quite willing to cede alpha… Read More

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Gabrielle Douglas is the first Black girl since Dominique Dawes in 2000 to join the women’s U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team and… Read More

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by David Leonard

We interrupt this regularly scheduled Jeremy Lin update to bring your breaking news about Jeremy Lin: he is taking his talents to… Read More

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“Officially a vegan… Read More

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by Mark Anthony Neal

Swimming has been both a source of humor and trepidation within Black communities.  While the high drowning rates of Black youth… Read More

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Do you remember the biggest thing you did when you were thirteen? Maybe you held a bake sale and raised money for a charity. Perhaps… Read More

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Now that the roster for the 2012 USA Olympic Basketball team has been set, lots of people are making comparisons to the… Read More

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