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Black Girl Rocks the Little League World Series!

by Chris Wilder

Teams from big cities rarely make it to the Little League World Series (LLWS) and just as rare is for a girl to be on the roster… Read More

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Why the NBA Leads All Major Professional Sports in Diversity

by Slate

The NBA’s commitment to women may be an outgrowth of its investment in diversity more generally. “I tell these guys we… Read More

NBA ref Violet Palmer to marry longtime partner

Violet Palmer to Marry Partner

by #teamEBONY

Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years on Friday. In an interview with… Read More

Michele A. Roberts

Michele Roberts Named Head of NBA Players' Union

by #teamEBONY

The National Basketball Players Association elected Michele Roberts, a prominent Washington civil litigator, as its executive director… Read More

Tony Dungy 'wouldn't have taken' Michael Sam in NFL draft

Tony Dungy: "I Wouldn't Have Drafted Michael Sam"

by #teamEBONY

Super Bowl winning coach and current NBC analyst Tony Dungy told The Tampa Bay Tribune he wouldn’t have taken Michael Sam in… Read More

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Michael Sam Delivers Powerful Speech

by #teamEBONY

Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player to be drafted by the NFL, gave a powerful speech about being true to oneself during… Read More

LeBron James

LeBron James Is Such a Millennial

by Ebonie Johnson Cooper

LeBron James is 29 years old. His age alone makes him part of the Millennial generation, a fellow team of 19-34 year olds he can’t… Read More

Alice Coachman

Alice Coachman Dies at 90

by Huffington Post

Track and field star Alice Coachman, who in 1948 became the first Black woman to win a gold medal in the Olympic games, died in Georgia… Read More

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Will LeBron Be the Cavaliers' Next Owner?

by Keith Reed

Is there any doubt left about LeBron James’ standing as the most important athlete in American sports? The 48 hours following… Read More

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Pam Oliver Out at Fox

by #teamEBONY

Removing the well-regarded and well-connected Oliver from the No. 1 team, not to mention initially wanting her out of sideline reporting… Read More

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