Tamika Catchings

WNBA Star Tamika Catchings on Why Athletes Must Give Back

by Ebonie Johnson Cooper

It’s not often that one gets the opportunity to have a conversation with a former NCAA champion, WNBA Finals MVP and three-time… Read More

The Pride of the SWAC

The Future of HBCUs in the NCAA Tournament

by #teamEBONY

Despite storied athletic histories, most historically Black colleges are struggling to stay relevant in today's NCAA. Dr… Read More

Sherman disagrees with idea of ban

Richard Sherman: The NFL's N-Word Ban is an "Atrocious Idea"


Richard Sherman does not agree with the NFL's proposed ban on use of the N-word on the playing field, calling it an "atrocious… Read More

NFL Weighs Punishment for Slurs

NFL Considers Rule that Would Penalize Players for N-Word Use


As the NFL's competition committee soon considers a rule that would penalize players for using the N-word on the field, one veteran… Read More

Jason Collins Signs With Brooklyn Nets, Becomes First Openly Gay Player in Major Sports Leagues

Jason Collins Becomes First Active Openly Gay Player in Major American Sport

by Slate

It’s only a 10-day contract but it’s a historic 10-day contract. The Brooklyn Nets have signed on Jason Collins, effectively… Read More

LeBron James writes a letter thanking his absent dad

Lebron James to Absent Father: Thanks for Not Being There

by #teamEBONY

LeBron James' dad was never around. The best player in the world decided to take to Instagram to ... thank his absent father… Read More

 Former NFL safety Darren Sharper

The NFL's Problem With Sex and Women

by Slate

I know that most football players are decent human beings. And there’s plenty of love in the locker room culture, including… Read More

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving Wins All-Star MVP


Kyrie Irving validated the fan vote and offered a glimpse of how good he can be when surrounded by first-rate players. The Cleveland… Read More

Michael Sam Sr.

Michael Sam's Father Unhappy With His Son's Sexuality


While Michael Sam has mostly received an outpouring of support since announcing that he is gay, his father is struggling with the… Read More

Jason Collins and Michael Sam

Jason Collins and Michael Sam:
The Mythbusters

by Wade A. Davis, II

The narratives that we hear about ourselves are powerful because they become mapped onto our identities. The mind believes what it… Read More

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