Articles in Sports

Candid Conversations with Cookie Johnson

by Zon D’Amour - L.A. Watts Times on

“I had a choice, to leave and let him die or stay and help him live” recalled Cookie during an intimate conversation and book signing at Valencia Christian Center. ... Read full article

Junior Bridgeman Shedding Restaurants; Signs Major Deal with Coca-Cola

by David Mann - Biz Journals on

Ulysses "Junior" Bridgeman owns Manna Inc., the nation's newest Coca-Cola bottler.... Read full article

Carmelo Anthony Calls on Activists to Continue their Work in Response to Trump Victory

by St. Louis American on

"Now it’s our responsibility as men and women to take things into our own hands and be role models and be our own leaders at this point, regardless of who is commander-in-chief,” Anthony said. ... Read full article

76ers Apologize To Sevyn Streeter For Yanking Performance

by EURWeb on

Days after pulling Sevyn Streeter’s scheduled performance of the national anthem because she wore a shirt that said “We Matter,” the team has issued an apology.... Read full article

NBA, NFL and MLB Wives Meet in DC to Synergize!!!

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"The professional women in sports often operate behind the scenes, but they deserve to have their voices heard as well,” stated AJe’ English during an interview by the United States Black Chamber's Black Directory.... Read full article

Russell Simmons Offers Brandon Marshall Sponsorship After Others Dropped Him

by Kiresten Willis - Atlanta Black Star on

Russell Simmons supports Brandon Marshall – and there’s an endorsement deal to prove it.... Read full article

Serena Williams’ touching Facebook post: ‘I won’t be silent,’ quotes Dr. King

by Yvette Cassin - Rolling Out on

“I’m a Black woman, and I am in a sport that wasn’t really meant for Black people … So to those of you involved in equality movements like Black Lives Matter, I say this: Keep it up. Don’t let those trolls stop you." Serena Williams... Read full article

Don King has last word on Priebus

by Kenneth D. Miller on

“I’m not speaking because Reince Priebus is still thinking he don’t like black people,” King told reporters outside the Quicken Loans arena where the convention is being held.... Read full article

Kobe Bryant Launches $100 Million Venture Capital Fund

by Charise Frazier on

“This is one of my passions,” Bryant told CNBC after he rang the opening bell Monday at the New York Stock Exchange. “We are one gear, 100 percent laser-focused, and here we go.”... Read full article

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