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USA Men’s Basketball Team No Longer Invincible

For more Olympics than anyone can remember, basketball was considered a sport that the USA was deemed unbeatable, particularly on the men’s side. Even before NBA players became regular participants, USA teams comprised of collegians […]

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Reggie Theus Latest Big Name HBCU Hire

Former NBA and University of Las Vegas star Reggie Theus last week became the latest big name Black athletic personality to take over an HBCU program. Theus agreed to become both the athletic director and […]

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Black Coaches Excelling in NBA Playoffs

These NBA playoffs have been distinguished by two things. One is the unpredictability of outcomes, with both the top seeds in each conference already eliminated, and teams like Milwaukee, Atlanta and the Los Angeles Clippers […]

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NBA Confronting Fan Misbehavior

This should be the best time of the year for the NBA. The playoffs are in full stride, and teams aren’t playing in an isolated bubble, but in front of hometown crowds. Many states are […]

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Could hockey be coming to TSU?

  Last week for the second time in recent months Tennessee State University’s athletics program was in the national news. The Eddie George hiring got them major attention both in and out of the sporting […]

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WNBA Begins 25th Season

The WNBA’s 25th anniversary season has begun, and a league that many predicted wouldn’t survive has not only stayed in business, but greatly broadened and expanded its reach and exposure. Though it still doesn’t get […]

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Black Jockey Makes Kentucky Derby History

Unless you had been following his story all year, it’s highly unlikely that you knew who Kendrick Carmouche was. He certainly wasn’t a big name jockey and the horse he was riding in the Kentucky […]