We thought that former NBA star turned TV and podcast personality Matt Barnes was over the drama. After everything involved in his relationship with ex-wife Gloria Govan and their twin boys, you’d think Barnes would have wanted a different scenario in his new relationship. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. He and […]


LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury reinvented himself once again, and once again he’s a heavyweight champion. The Gypsy King dropped Deontay Wilder twice Saturday night in their heavyweight title rematch, turning from boxer to puncher to win the title when Wilder’s corner threw in the towel as he was taking a beating in the […]

She may not be as familiar a name as other pioneers in women’s basketball, like former L.A. Sparks star Lisa Leslie or former WNBA star and University of South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley. But Lusia Harris helped paved the way for them and for the WNBA, which just recently signed a new collective […]

Black History Month

The National Hockey League has seen a resurgence of Black players in recent times and New Jersey Devils’ defenseman P.K. Subban has emerged as one of the game’s brightest stars. Beyond Subban’s athletic ability, he’s also known as one of the sport’s most charitable athletes. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  At 6′ and 210 pounds, […]

Kobe Bryant had been using helicopters for years, multiple reports say. And given the circumstances, the reason why is heartbreaking. RELATED: Kobe Bryant’s Chopper Flew In Fog That Grounded Other Aircraft  Bryant, like many fathers was juggling his professional and personal lives and with his well-known commitment to excellence, he wanted to be great at […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant inspired a generation of basketball players worldwide with sublime skills and an unquenchable competitive fire. RELATED: Kobe Bryant And Daughter Die In Helicopter Crash He earned Los Angeles’ eternal adoration during his two decades as the fierce soul of the beloved Lakers, and he was respected by basketball fans […]


More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore — their names enshrined in the Olympic Hall of Fame in the United States, their portrait an indelible fixture on the universal sports landscape. As for that raised-fist salute that transformed them into Olympic icons, while also symbolizing the power […]

Little Known Black History Facts

It’s no secret that historically Black colleges and universities have produced talent that has gone on to the next level despite the fact that most recruits now prefer to attend top-ranked football programs. Some of the NFL’s best Black players have hailed from a HBCU, with many going on to the Hall of Fame. SIGN […]

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Three years after calling it quits with rapper Iggy Azalea, NBA player Nick Young has proposed to the mother of his three children, Keonna Green. The NBA star spent Christmas with his fiancé and their kids — son Nick Jr., 7, daughter Navi, 3, and son Nyce Amaru, 6 months. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  “I know it’s been way overdue, baby,” […]

Before there was Venus and Serena Williams, there were other Black female tennis stars who shined on the national spotlight. Many people know of Althea Gibson’s success as the first Black woman to win a Grand Slam tennis championship. But there were others, like Zina Garrison and Lori McNeil, who achieved success at the highest […]

Little Known Black History Facts

Larry Doby may be best known for being the second Black player in major league baseball, and the first to integrate the American League, but he achieved far more. The Camden, S.C. native was born December 13th 1923. Doby, a multi-sport high school athlete in Paterson, N.J., began his pro baseball career with the Negro […]

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The tennis legend, who named her custom-made uber long hair "Trixie," gave a shout out to its maker Lustrous Mane.