Ja Morant Suspended For Eight Games Without Pay
Memphis Grizzles player Ja Morant was issued an unpaid, eight game suspension. However, he will be eligible to return and play next Monday. In the NBA's announcement, the organization stated that the days that Morant has already missed will be counted toward eight.
Coppin State Coach Juan Dixon Fired
Former NBA player and head coach for Coppin State's men's basketball team Juan Dixon has been let go. His termination, after a long investigation, is due to his failure to report a student's claims of sexual assault against a staff member. His mishandling of the situation caught national attention. He recently remarried Robyn Dixon of the Real Housewives of Potomac with whom he shares two children.
Bethann Hardison to Receive Award at the Annapolis Film Festival
Fashion icon and photographer Bethann Hardison is being honored with the Black Experience Impact Award at the 11th annual Annapolis Film Festival. During the festival, a screening of Invisible Beauty, the film Hardison co-directed with Frédéric Tcheng, will be shown.