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3 NBA Stars Making Big Business Moves This Year

With the start of the basketball season upon us, it’s clear that some of the…

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The Culture of Offense is Why Black Workers Are Punished for Speaking Out

There is a problem with calling for the firing of those who have offended us, says this writer

The culture of offense normalizes and encourages employer-based punishment for offensive but non-violent comments or…

By Jared Brown

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Stephen A. Smith on Kaepernick: ‘Stay the Hell Away From Me’

ESPN host doesn't mince words about Colin Kaepernick

Smith, known for his fiery and often controversial commentary, was much more impassioned with his…

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Mayweather Set to Join All-Black Billionaire Athlete’s Club; Here Are the Other Members

An elite class of iconic athletes who've used their skills and business acumen to earn big

Here is how a few world-class athletes earned more than or close to $1 billion…

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Why Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is an Undisputed Champ in Boxing and Business

Mayweather has generated a staggering amount of career earnings, which is projected to top $1 billion

“If I could put myself in a position to make nine figures, why not?” Mayweather…

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Meet the Members of The Money Team

The Money Team to pursue their passions and create profitable businesses for themselves

Outside of the ring, Floyd Mayweather empowers his team, known as The Money Team, to…

By Daron Pressley

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G League President Malcolm Turner Talks League Growth and Partnerships

The Shadow League's exclusive with the G League president, who discusses all of the big things in store for the NBA's fast growing developmental league

As President of the NBA G League, Malcolm Turner oversees the business and basketball operations…

By Samara Lynn

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Blackballing of Kaepernick May End My 50-Year Love Affair With the NFL

It makes no sense for quarterback Kaepernick to be unemployed by the NFL

Kaepernick being blackballed by league owners may end my 50-year love affair with the sport,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Danny Green Is Proof That The NBA G League Is The Highway To Heaven

We spoke with the San Antonio Spurs gunner at the NBA Store on 5th Avenue

Spurs sharp-shooter Danny Green is from Long Island, so in the offseason it’s not odd…

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WNBA Salaries

Top WNBA Salaries vs. NBA Salaries: Who Earns More? [2017 Update]

Many WNBA players are really playing for the love of the game—and not much else

All ballers dream of one day playing professionally, but the average rookie drafted to the…

By Selena Hill

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Caron Butler

NBA Star Caron Butler Talks Business, Basketball and Broadcasting [VIDEO]

As his playing days wind down, the former All-Star shares how he's scoring big off the court

Caron Butler, the NBA star who’s winding down his professional playing days, is a man…

By Alisa Gumbs

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LeBron James Is Destined For NBA Ownership [The Shadow League]

The LeBron vs. Jordan debate is set to heat up

If you think the LeBron vs MJ debate is wearing you out now, wait until…

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Derek Jeter’s Marlins Ownership Dream Is Dead [The Shadow League]

The Captain suffers a business setback

he potential ownership Dream Team of Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter, reportedly on the cusp…

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Michael Vick’s Love Of Football Remains As Strong As Ever [The Shadow League]

Vick talks about his post-NFL journey

As he transitions away from his active NFL career, Vick is looking to pass along…

By The Shadow League

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American Race Charles Barkley

‘American Race’: Charles Barkley Reveals Why He Made the Show [VIDEO]

The former NBA star says his new series is "right up the there with the most important things" he's done in his life

Last week, Charles Barkley, the executive producer and host of the new TNT series American…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Facebook Live

Facebook Live: How the NBA Is Cultivating Millennial Basketball Fans

The NBA Development League shares how it reaches millennial sports fans

Facebook is more than just a social media network it is now the home of…

By Nathaniel J.

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father

LaVar Ball And The Role Of The Black Sports Father

Has Ball become the new Richard Williams? Is that a good thing?

While I don’t agree with the things that Lavar Ball has stated or his need…

By The Shadow League

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little ballers

‘Little Ballers Indiana’ Docuseries From WNBA Star Skylar Diggins to Premiere on Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons Channel

The triumphant story of six young, dynamic, and diverse female basketball players

Dallas Wings WNBA All Star Skylar Diggins is behind a three-part docu-series from, premiering Friday,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Gatorade

Decoding the NBA and Gatorade Entitlement Partnership Deal

Did you know that, as a result of a new partnership with Gatorade, the NBA D-League will now be known as the G-League, starting in the 2017-2018 basketball season?

Recently, the pathway has been expanded for people of color, enabling them to showcase their…

By Nathaniel J.

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Scoop B

Ask BE: Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson Talks Sports And Branding

For Scoop B, branding and sports go hand-in-hand

Sports and entertainment journalist Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson stopped by Black Enterprise to discuss his…

By Selena Hill

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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