Herb Douglas

Olympian Herb Douglas Remembers the Legacy He Built in Sports and Business

by Christopher Harris   Mar 09, 2017

In Herb Douglas’ hometown of Pittsburgh, in the Hazelwood section, there’s a mural – painted in a dotted pattern – on 2nd Avenue, of him leaping... Read More

Exclusive: Allyson Felix, The Best to Ever Do It

Exclusive: Allyson Felix, The Best to Ever Do It

by Sylvia Snowden   Sep 13, 2016

Her numbers are earth-shattering.  In three Olympic appearances, she’s won nine medals; six gold & three silver, and following the 2016 Rio Olympics, she’s... Read More

Usain Bolt Feature

Social Media’s Best (and Funniest) Usain Bolt Commentary

by Melissa Kimble   Aug 15, 2016

Team USA has been behind some of the most historic moments at this year’s Olympics (Exhibit A and Exhibit B, among many). But the celebrations... Read More

Anthony Mackie Developing a Jesse Owens Biopic

Anthony Mackie to Produce and Star in Jesse Owens Bio?

by #teamEBONY   May 30, 2014

Anthony Mackie to possibly produce and star in Jesse Owens biopic.  Anthony Mackie, of Captain America fame, is shopping around a Jesse Owens biopic... Read More

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The Black Athlete Abroad

by #teamEBONY   Apr 17, 2014

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wayne simmonds philadelphia flyers

The Black Athlete Abroad

by Anthony Hollingsworth   Apr 17, 2014

America has come a long way since the integration of Black athletes into major sports. The first active and openly gay NBA player, Jason... Read More

Jesse Owens Biopic

Jesse Owens Biopic in Development

by #teamEBONY   Dec 17, 2013

Disney is currently developing a Jesse Owens movie based on Jeremy Schaap's Triumph, a biography spanning the track-and-field star's childhood all the way to... Read More

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt Wins Three Golds at World Championships

by #teamEBONY   Aug 19, 2013

Usain Bolt anchored the Jamaican 4×100-meter relay to gold in the final event of the World Track and Field Championships on Sunday, his third... Read More

Texas women's coach Bev Kearney celebrates with team after the Longhorns won the team title in the NCAA Track & Field Championships

Texas Coach Bev Kearney Resigns Amid Sex Investigation

by The Grio   Jan 08, 2013

University of Texas women’s track coach Bev Kearney resigned Saturday and acknowledged in an interview with the Austin American-Statesman that she had an intimate... Read More