Michael Sam Sr.

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

by ESPN

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

Which Sports Have the Whitest/Richest/Oldest Fans?

Which Sports Have the Blackest. Whitest, and Richest Fans?

by The Atlantic

Although sports account for just barely 1 percent of all TV programming, it accounts for 7 percent of the total cost of pay-TV, and… Read More

Shani Davis

COLD ON ICE:
Shani Davis Seeks Sochi Gold [INTERVIEW]

by Kristin Braswell

When Chicago native Shani Davis put on his first pair of roller skates at two years old, all he wanted to do was go fast. Now, as… Read More

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart Suspended Three Games for Shoving Fan

by #teamEBONY

Marcus Smart will sit three games as punishment for his shoving a Texas Tech fan last night in Lubbock. The Red Raiders athletic… Read More

Michael Sam

Michael Sam Forces the NFL to Confront Homophobia

by Slate

Michael Sam, who came out in interviews with the New York Times and ESPN on Sunday, is not a borderline case. The 6-foot-3… Read More

A List of Every Black Quarterback the NFL Has Ever Had

A List of Every Black Quarterback the NFL Has Ever Had

by #teamEBONY

On Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks walked all over the Denver Broncos, 43-8, to win Super Bowl XLVIII. Seahawks quarterback Russell… Read More

William Edward White

William Edward White, Major League Baseball's First Black Player

by Slate

William Edward White was born in 1860 to a Georgia businessman and one of his slaves, who herself was of mixed race. That made White… Read More

Seahawks dominate Broncos in SB XLVIII rout

Seahawks Win Super Bowl, Russell Wilson Makes History

by ESPN

Waiting to get their hands on the Lombardi Trophy, the Seattle Seahawks were surrounded by security guards in orange jackets. It… Read More

Jahvid Best

Former NFL Running Back Suing NFL

by ESPN

Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best is suing the National Football League, helmet maker Riddell and Easton-Bell Sports… Read More

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