LaVar Ball

LaVar Ball Plans to Launch a High School Basketball League

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 20, 2017

Basketball dad LaVar Ball announced on Wednesday that he’s launching a basketball league for players who have  garnered national ranking but do not wish... Read More

Gilbert Arenas Thought It Was A Good Idea to Post His Sex Categories Online

Gilbert Arenas Thought It Was A Good Idea to Post His Sex Categories Online

by #teamEBONY   Apr 28, 2017

You would think NBA star Gilbert Arenas would chill out following his recent and offensive comments about dark skinned Black women, but apparently not. On... Read More

Marshall

Exclusive: Brandon Marshall Explains Standing Up By Taking a Knee

by AJ Springer   Sep 23, 2016

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks for Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall. After seeing his former University of Nevada, Reno teammate and San Francisco 49ers... Read More

Why Michael Jordan’s Letter on Violence Has a Deeper Meaning

Why Michael Jordan’s Letter on Violence Has a Deeper Meaning

by Marcus Lamar   Aug 12, 2016

You'd be hard pressed to find a person who hasn't heard of Michael Jordan. Renowned mostly for his on-the-court basketball dominance and off-the-court popular... Read More

[Goal Oriented] Carmelo Anthony, Making a Space to Listen

[Goal Oriented] Carmelo Anthony, Making a Space to Listen

by Marissa Charles   Aug 12, 2016

Carmelo Anthony realized one morning at about 3 a.m. after watching tragedies between the police and the community seemingly happening one after the other.... Read More

A Three-Day Black Reign Over the Sports World

A Three-Day Black Reign Over the Sports World

by #teamEBONY   Aug 12, 2016

While the rest of the world was on vacation, Black athletes showed up and showed out this holiday weekend. Here's a recap, in case... Read More

Allen Iverson Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Allen Iverson Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

by #teamEBONY   Apr 04, 2016

Allen Iverson, Shaquille O'Neal, Tom Izzo, Sheryl Swoopes, Yao Ming and Jerry Reinsdorf have been inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.... Read More

[GOAL ORIENTED] Kevin Durant’s Mom Not a Baller, But Still the Real MVP

[GOAL ORIENTED] Kevin Durant’s Mom Not a Baller, But Still the Real MVP

by Christopher Harris   Apr 04, 2016

There he was, standing in front of his teammates, a slew of executives and the rest of the world during a 2014 news conference... Read More

[GOAL ORIENTED] Indiana Fever’s Tamika Catchings’ Fast Break Into Giving

[GOAL ORIENTED] Indiana Fever’s Tamika Catchings’ Fast Break Into Giving

by Christopher Harris   Mar 21, 2016

Editor's Note: This is the first in EBONY.com's series entitled "Goal Oriented," which celebrates and uplifts current and former athletes who are creating meaningful... Read More

‘Soul on Ice’ Tells History and Triumph of Black Hockey Players [WATCH]

‘Soul on Ice’ Tells History and Triumph of Black Hockey Players [WATCH]

by #teamEBONY   Feb 24, 2016

Maybe ice hockey isn't a game synonymous with Black culture. But that doesn't mean we don't play it and play it well. For more... Read More