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NBA Hires Pamela El as Chief Marketing Officer Cleveland Clothing Company Designs ‘For6iven’ T-Shirt For LeBron James NBA Introduces New York City All-Star 2015 Logo FIFA Suspends Nigeria From International Soccer LeBron James to Open Pizza Restaurants in South Florida Red, White, Blue … and Black: America’s Diversity Shines During World Cup Fever The Sports Résumé: Developing the Perfect Job Description Two Merchandising Brand Giants Do Battle In Brazil Dr. Barry Jordan Talks Merging His Love of Sports and Medicine to Practice Neurology Tim Howard: The Safest Hands in America #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave: 16 Awesome Twitter Memes Attorney David Cornwell to Sue Alex Rodriguez So, Donald Sterling Is Indeed Mentally Fit 8 NBA Players Who Turned Fashion Sense Into Business Smarts WNBA Player, Brittney Griner, Sets Blocks Record Jason Kidd Headed to the Milwaukee Bucks The Sports Résumé: Is Functional or Chronological Best? 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Chris Paul May Sit Out if Sterling is Still Clippers Owner

Chris Paul, point guard for The LA Clippers, threatens to sit out if Donald Sterling…

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Winning Number: LeBron James Will Go Back to Wearing 23

Hoop stars will return to number he wore first time around in Cleveland

Cleveland Cavalier player, LeBron James, has decided to go back to his original number 23…

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More Boss Moves: Floyd Mayweather a Licensed Promoter in Nevada

Undefeated boxer already has licenses in Washington and New York

Floyd Mayweather, already a boxing promoter in Washington and New York, is now a boxing…

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Redskins Trademark Canceled

Washington D.C. Residents Want Redskins Name to Stay

Poll Finds 65% of NFL fans who reside in D.C. area, reject name change

A Vox Populi poll found that 65% of NFL fans who reside in the D.C.…

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Doc Rivers Says He’ll Leave If Sterling Remains Owner

Interim CEO Dick Parsons testifies in court

Los Angeles Clippers Coach, Doc Rivers, tells interim CEO, Dick Parsons, that he will quit…

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NBA Offers Isaiah Austin A Job

The honorary draft pick would have a position after he gets his degree from Baylor

NBA honorary draft pick, Isaiah Austin was offered a job by commissioner, Adam Silver, once…

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Derek Jeter Turns Attention To Life After Retirement

Yankees shortstop taking talents into business world

As retirement looms, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is taking talents into business world.

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Donald Sterling Meets With Steve Ballmer

Former Clippers owner considering his options in case against his wife

After learning he may lose the case against his wife, Shelly, Donald Sterling has decided…

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Carmelo Anthony Co-Founds Venture Capital Firm

Hoop star and Stuart Goldfarb start M7 Tech Partners

Carmelo Anthony has teamed up with the former CEO of Bertelsmann, Stuart Goldfarb, for M7…

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Former Lakers’ Player, Michael Cooper, Has Tongue Cancer

Head coach will have surgery this week

Atlanta Dream head coach and former LA Lakers player, Michael Cooper, has tongue cancer and…

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Trayvon Martin Peace Summit: Kobe Bryant Joins Nipsey Hussle

'The Black Mamba' shares thoughts about injustice

Kobe Bryant, joins Trayvon Martin’s parents and Nipsey Hussle to speak out against gun violence…

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Mike Tyson Signs Long Term Partnership with Fiterman Sports Group

Former boxer signs a long-term exclusive autograph and marketing partnership

Mike Tyson has signed a long-term exclusive autograph and marketing partnership with Fiterman Sports Group.

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ESPN Insinuates Drug Usage During Serena Williams Match

Remarks spark outrage and Change.org activism

ESPN commentators have inspired a Change.org petition after accusing tennis superstar Serena Williams of being…

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The Jesse Owens Story Being Made Into a Movie

The movie, Race, will feature Stephan James as Owens

The movie, Race, about the story of Olympian, Jesse Owens, starts filming next week.

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NFL Draft draws record numbers for 2014

2015 NFL Draft: Chicago or Los Angeles Top Contenders Instead of NYC

Popularly held in the Big Apple since 1965, schedule conflicts change history

Because of scheduling conflicts with Radio City Music Hall, the 2015 draft will be held…

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Kevin Durant Signs First Major Roc Nation Deal

The MVP is creating a sizable empire for himself

The 2014 NBA MVP, Kevin Durant, has signed an exclusive deal through Roc Nation to…

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Forbes Announces Most Valuable Global Sports Teams

What United States teams made the first 15?

What United States teams made the first 15?

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Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge: 10 Fun Facts About Tennis

What do you know about this sport?

The Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge is taking place next month in Palm Beach…

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Alice Coachman, First Black Woman to Win an Olympic Gold Medal, Dies

Pioneer won at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London

Alice Coachman, who ran track and field, died at the age of 90 in Georgia…

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LeBron James Helps Sports Illustrated Set New Web Record

Site registers over 6.1 million unique visitors on Friday

The announcement of LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers by the player himself, helped…

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4 Golf Gadgets to Help You Dominate the Greens

Track your swings and improve your stroke strength with these tech tools

Whether in your office or on the course, you can keep your golf game in…

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NFL ON FOX & FOX NFL SUNDAY Reporter: Pam Oliver

Erin Andrews Replaces Pam Oliver as NFL’s Top Sideline Reporter

Former sideline reporter will stay on with Fox Sports in a variety of roles

Erin Andrews has replaced 20-year veteran sideline reporter, Pam Oliver, for the upcoming NFL season

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US Men’s National Basketball Team Announced

Players will report to training camp this month in Las Vegas

Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Paul George and Kevin Love are among the players…

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Golf 101: Rules of Engagement For Making Money On the Green

Instructor and blogger give tips on mixing business with the game

Golf instructor and blogger give tips on doing business on the green and maximizing opportunities…

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The 10 Most Hilarious Twitter Reactions To LeBron James’ Return

The Internet exploded upon hearing that LeBron James will return to Cleveland

It is official. LeBron Raymone James is ready to come home to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Breaking…

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LeBron James Returns to Cleveland

'I always believed that I’d return ... and finish my career there'

NBA star LeBron James has officially announced that he will return home to Cleveland.

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Floyd Mayweather Will Fight Marcos Maidana Again

The two fighters will square up once again in September

A rematch has been set for Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana II for September in Las Vegas.

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Will LeBron James Become World’s First Billionaire Baller?

According to recent earnings, road to super-wealthy club getting a lot shorter

Becoming a billionaire is rare air, but with latest earnings, are Lebron James and his…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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NBA Hires Pamela El as Chief Marketing Officer

Former Nationwide Insurance executive will start her new position in August

Former Nationwide Insurance Executive, Pamela El, is hired by the NBA to become their latest…

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Cleveland Clothing Company Designs ‘For6iven’ T-Shirt For LeBron James

Apparel meant to showcase that James is 'forgiven' for leaving team back in 2010

Ohio’s Fresh Brewed Tees is anticipating LeBron James’ return to Cleveland by printing out t-shirts…

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NBA Introduces New York City All-Star 2015 Logo

Design plays off the iconic bus and subway map of NYC

The NBA revealed the logo design for the 2015 All-Star Game and Festivities being played…

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Nigeria is third African team with World Cup pay issues

FIFA Suspends Nigeria From International Soccer

FIFA brings hammer down after country fires soccer committee

FIFA brings hammer down after Nigeria fires soccer committee, suspending the country from participating in…

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LeBron James to Open Pizza Restaurants in South Florida

NBA superstar enters new business venture

NBA superstar LeBron James teamed with a group of investors to open 10 Blaze Pizza…

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Red, White, Blue … and Black: America’s Diversity Shines During World Cup Fever

Global tournament ignites African American passion and patriotism

World Cup fever ignites African American passion and diasporan patriotism for global sport.

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The Sports Résumé: Developing the Perfect Job Description

Knowing how to describe your previous duties can make or break your opportunity

Learn how to separate your candidacy from the competition by composing winning job descriptions on…

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Two Merchandising Brand Giants Do Battle In Brazil

Nike zeroes in on Adidas' soccer market domination

As the players and coaches prepare to go to war at the World Cup, Nike…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Dr. Barry Jordan Talks Merging His Love of Sports and Medicine to Practice Neurology

Interests in traumatic brain injury came through involvement with boxing and football

Dr. Barry Jordan, chief Medical Officer of the New York State Athletic Commission discusses career…

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Tim Howard: The Safest Hands in America

U.S. Goalkeeper cements legacy with 2014 World Cup performance

In the line of fire: How U.S. soccer goalie Tim Howard nearly single-handedly saved our…

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#ThingsTimHowardCouldSave: 16 Awesome Twitter Memes

Is there nothing the record-breaking USA team goalie cannot save?

USA’s Tim Howard rewrote the history books with his 16 saves during their World Cup…

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Attorney David Cornwell to Sue Alex Rodriguez

Suspended player being taken to court for roughly $500,000

Alex Rodriguez, will be sued by his former attorney, David Cornwell. Rodriguez is being sued…

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So, Donald Sterling Is Indeed Mentally Fit

Neurologist says embattled owner shows signs of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)

After being examined by yet another doctor, Sterling is deemed mentally fit now

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Now more than ever, the business of fashion and sports seem to be colliding with NBA players turning post-game press conferences, draft day events and locker room arrivals into their own personal fashion shows, and trust the CEO's of the style industry are paying close attention. From being invited to some of fashion week's most exclusive shows, to teaming up with designers to expand their brand and launch their own line, we've rounded up some of today's biggest NBA players whose fashion moves are making just as much noise as their on court game skills. (Image: Instagram)

8 NBA Players Who Turned Fashion Sense Into Business Smarts

Top basketball stars who combine the businesses of sports and fashion

With more NBA players turning into style stars, we’ve rounded up a list of NBA…

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WNBA Player, Brittney Griner, Sets Blocks Record

Surpasses record previously set by Lisa Leslie and Margo Dydek

Griner sets WNBA record with 11 blocked shots

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Jason Kidd Headed to the Milwaukee Bucks

Awkward weekend leads to Nets receiving 2 draft picks from Milwaukee

Kidd went to Brooklyn Nets management requesting a bigger executive role with the organization and…

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The Sports Résumé: Is Functional or Chronological Best?

Find out the preferred format for winning employment results

Find out what resume—chronological or functional—is preferred by sports industry employers.

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First Cameroon, Then Ghana, Now Nigeria: African Teams Demand World Cup Money

Will pay issues derail Africa's soccer ambitions?

As yet another African country puts spotlight on salary demands, will payment issues derail Ghana,…

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Pregnant Olympian Alysia Montano Completes Race

Athlete ran 800-meter race just six weeks away from her due date

A pregnant Alysia Montano clocked 2 minutes, 32.13 seconds to finish last at the U.S.…

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With free agency in the NBA underway, where will the top players go? Let us know if you agree with a few of our predictions to follow. ---Cedric "BIG CED" Thornton

Top 8 NBA Free Agents: What’s Next For Them?

Check out one watcher's predictions of where they should go---or stay

NBA free agency will commence July 1st. Who are the top choices and where will…

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Follow the Lita: How One Bodybuilder is Living Her Dream

Fitness expert and motivator says, 'I must continue to build with integrity'

Lita Lewis, fitness trainer and motivator, talks how she got started in body building and…

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Joe Louis: Broadway Producers Acquire Rights to Story

Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo have acquired exclusive global, theatrical and movie rights

‘Lombardi,’ and ‘Bronx Bombers’ producers Kirmser and Tony Ponturo say they’ve acquired the exclusive rights…

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Boss Basketball Wives: Free Agency & Their Brands

Happy wife, happy life mentality huge factor in decision

With Lebron’s recent announcement as a free agent, questions arise of the leagues’ top players…

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NFL Removes Cap on Concussion Damages for Players

Revised agreement provides wide range of benefits to retired NFL players and families

The agreement also states that the NFL will set aside $10 million for education on…

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NBA Gets A+ For Racial Hiring Practices

League gets outstanding marks for gender hiring as well

The 2014 National Basketball Association Racial and Gender Report Card (RGRC) reflect high scores for…

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10 Good Reasons LeBron James Should Stay in the East

As the star baller explores his options, where will he go from here?

Will Lebron James be able to keep his talents on the much-maligned East Coast? Check…

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WNBA Celebrates With Pride

League launches initiative and national marketing campaign to support LGBT community

This season marks the 18th year of play for the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). In an effort…

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Will Donald Sterling Suit Affect Clippers Sale? Maybe Not

LA Superior Court probate: 'I could do this trial in five minutes — it's a checklist,'

Los Angeles Superior Court probate Judge Michael Levanas made no decision in the 45-minute court…

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LeBron James Opts Out Of Contract; Countdown To Cleveland Return Imminent

Could #6 be returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers?!

Breaking news from LeBron James‘ agent, Richie Paul, as the two-time champion has declared he’ll…

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US vs. Portugal World Game Game, Highest Rated on ESPN

USA vs. Portugal: ESPN’s Highest-Rated World Cup Match

Match beats 7.0 rating for US initial World Cup run against Ghana

The US team nearly won when they were up 2-1 with under 30 seconds left…

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The Sports Résumé: Tools Needed to Secure a Job in the Industry

Resources to enhance your chances of landing a gig

How to secure a sports industry job.

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The FXFL Debuts this fall

The Fall Experimental Football League to Debut in October

New league hopes to be a developmental one for NFL

The FXFL will field teams are in the New York and Boston areas, Austin, Texas,…

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10 Fun Facts About Golf

What do you know about this sport?

Fun fact about golf: The modern game of golf originated in 15th-century Scotland.

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U.S. Patent Office Cancels Washington Redskins Trademark

Name deemed 'disparaging to Native Americans'

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the Washington Redskins trademark registration.

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University of Miami Recruits 9-Year-Old Basketball Star

Young athlete gains national attention for basketball skills

Fourth-grader, Jaden Newman, gains the attention of University of Miami’s women’s basketball coach with her…

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USA Robot To Compete In World Cup Soccer Challenge

Marquette University's cybernetic creations will take the field in Brazil.

With the hype of the World Cup Tournament in full swing, Americans are focused on…

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Twitter Remembers Baseball Legend Tony Gwynn

The charismatic right fielder succumbed to cancer at age 54.

The sweet left-handed swing of Tony Gwynn will forever be remembered by Major League Baseball…

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Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, Dies At 54

'Mr. Padre' was inducted into the Pro Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility in 2007.

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, Tony Gynn, has succumbed to cancer at the age…

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Miami Heat Victory Parade And Rally

30 Hilarious Memes From The NBA Finals

The Internets continued to slander LeBron and his team.

It was written in the stars after the San Antonio Spurs took a commanding 3-1…

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Tina Charles Donates $50,000 to Charity

WNBA Player Tina Charles Donates Half Her Salary to Charity

"It's extremely important as in my past history people have given to me," Charles said

Charles has already raised $48,000 for the Hopey’s Heart Foundation to purchase 100 automatic external…

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Russell Westbrook collaborates with Barneys

Russell Westbrook Collaborating with Barneys

The collection will have its own hangtag — Westbrook XO Barneys New York

Barneys will unveil the collaboration with Russell Westbrook at a dinner in Paris

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15 Powerful World Cup Photos From The Real Rio

With FIFA standing to make money, why hasn't it hit the barrios?

Record revenue is expected from this year’s World Cup in Brazil, with the estimated total…

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World Cup Facts

10 Facts About The World Cup

Here are some things you may not have known about this popular sporting event

World Cup Brazil will generate $4 billion in total revenue for FIFA, or 66% more…

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Donald Sterling and Shelly Sterling will go to court

The Sterlings Will Face Off in Court Regarding Sale of LA Clippers

Donald and Shelly are due in court July 7th to battle over control of the LA Clippers

The trial is expected to determine if Donald was properly removed as an administrator for…

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Mayweather Tops Forbes List

Floyd Mayweather Tops 2014 List Of The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes

Pulled in an astounding $105 million in 2013

Floyd Mayweather is the top earning athlete on Forbes’ 2014 List Of The World’s Highest-Paid…

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Welcome Michael Jordan to the Billionaire Boys Club

Sorry, LeBron. Being number two isn't so bad.

If LeBron James had any hope of being the NBA’s first athlete-slash-billionaire, it seems that…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Airbnb To Bring ‘Sharing Economy’ To Brazil

The online room-sharing service hits just in time for World Cup.

Hoping to escape all the battles with authorities in the U.S., Airbnb is taking its…

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Sports Illustrated Hosts Club SI Swimsuit At LIV Nightclub Fontainebleau Miami Beach - Arrivals

Clippers’ Jamal Crawford Sells Mansion To Richard Sherman

The Super Bowl champ now owns a five acre, 9,435-square-foot residence.

The NBA’s reigning Sixth Man of the Year, Jamal Crawford, recently sold his Maple Valley,…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Stuart Scott Will Receive Jimmy V Award st The ESPYs

Stuart Scott Set to Receive Jimmy V Perseverance Award at 2014 ESPYs

Sports anchor is being rewarded for his fights with appendiceal cancer

Scott, who has and is battling cancer, was first diagnosed with appendiceal cancer in November…

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LeBron James' Starz show, Survivor's Remorse, Debuts Trailer

LeBron James Has ‘Survivor’s Remorse’

The official trailer for his Starz' sitcom debuted last night

The story follows Cam Calloway, a basketball phenom in his early twenties who is thrust…

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Jordan Brand Plans to Announce $25K High School Winner, Friday, June 13

The A's for J's program rewards high achievers in Math, Science and English.

The pilot program which kicked off in January, rewards high achievers in Math, Science and…

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Michael Jordan Surprises Charlotte Elementary Students [VIDEO]

The reactions from the students (and adults) were priceless.

North Carolina native Michael Jordan is known for his charitable efforts throughout his NBA career.…

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15 Twitter Reactions To Donald Sterling Reneging

Is Donald suffering from dementia? Or just plain stupidity?

It appears that Donald Sterling has withdrawn his support from a deal to sell the…

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Donald Sterling Changes His Mind—Again

"The Team is not for sale. From the onset, I did not want to sell the Los Angeles Clippers."

Sterling is pulling his support for the sale of his team to Steve Ballmer and…

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Shaquille O’Neal Sells House For Only $10

Would you sell your gigantic house for a ten spot?!

When you’re 7-foot-2 and need almost everything in the world custom-made to your liking, it…

By Kevin L. Clark

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Jadeveon Clowney Signs Rookie Contract

Jadeveon Clowney Signs Contract with Houston Texans

Becomes the first of this year's top three picks to sign

Clowney gets $22.272 million guaranteed, including a $14.518 million signing bonus.

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Is Sterling Finally Agreeing to the Sale of the Clippers?

The LA Clippers owner agrees to drop lawsuit against the NBA

“He will sign off,” Maxwell Blecher, Sterling’s lawyer said. “Only he knows why.”

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Civil Rights Leaders Discuss Diversity in the NBA

"There must be serious dialogue around ownership and business engagement in the black community," says Sharpton

Civil Rights Leaders meet with NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver to discuss diversity in the NBA

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For Super Bowl 50, NFL Switching from Roman Numerals

Reverts back to standard numbers for 2015

The NFL is celebrating the 50th Super Bowl

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Malcolm Jenkins: Charting the Course Between Work, Entrepreneurship and Charitable Efforts

'I know what it means to invest in others and how that investment can be life changing'

I have a responsibility to our youth to be a positive role model. I’m…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Usain Bolt Auctions off Spikes

Usain Bolt’s 2013 Training Shoes Up For Auction

The auction takes place during Caribbean Week New York

The spikes are autographed by Bolt, with one of his two aliases, ‘UGO’, written on…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Nate McCray, DSM Incorporated

Nate McCray: ‘Being an African American Sports Agent To Me Is A Gift and Curse’

'I don’t just negotiate contracts for my clients. I am also responsible for increasing their marketability and branding'

It’s in my blood. I wanted to pursue a profession that I cherished, but…

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Donald Sterling Reportedly Deemed ‘Mentally Incapacitated’

Shelly Sterling is declared the LA Clippers' franchise's sole trustee

Shelly Sterling, is the LA Clippers’ franchise’s sole trustee after experts declared Donald Sterling…

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LA Clippers sold for $2 Billion

Steve Ballmer Will Purchase LA Clippers for $2 Billion

Sale is pending league approval

Ballmer has signed a binding agreement to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion…

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Ex-Microsoft CEO Offers to Pay $1.8 Billion for LA Clippers

Steve Ballmer puts in a bid to purchase team from the Sterlings

Steve Ballmer has put in a $1.8 Billion bid to purchase the LA Clippers.

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President Obama Hosts Summit on Youth Sports Safety, May 29

The Administration will announce new commitments that will help better address concussions among students.

The President believes we can and must do better and the Administration is committed to…

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Ricky Watters and Roger Craig is Suing NFL Films

NFL Films Being Sued by Ricky Watters and Roger Craig

They are fighting to get compensated for their likeness

The former players may be facing an uphill battle in their lawsuit

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Washington Nationals Host Black Heritage Day Tonight, May 27th

Partners with the Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) to celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the game of baseball

A portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased online at nationals.com/GWUL will be donated…

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Wendell Scott, First African American in the NASCAR Hall of Fame

Wendell Scott: First African-American Inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Scott was the first African-American driver to win a premier series race at NASCAR in 1963

He was the first African-American driver to secure a victory at NASCAR’s top level

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Mark Cuban Racist?

CEDitorial: Is Mark Cuban REALLY Racist?

Or is he just being honest?

Is Mark Cuban racist? In my opinion, it just makes him honest. He IS right,…

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Mark Cuban States He's Prejudiced

Mark Cuban: ‘I Know I’m Prejudiced’

Dallas Mavericks owner creates firestorm in an interview

Cuban, “None of us have pure thoughts; we all live in glass houses.”

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Lupe Fiasco, Music Director for US Soccer

Lupe Fiasco Named Music Director for US Soccer

Rapper will handle in-game music programming during the Send-Off Series

United States Soccer Federation says Fiasco will make two appearances, in New York and Chicago

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Former Players Sue NFL, Claim Painkillers Led to Addictions

Jim McMahon and J.D. Hill among former players filing suit against the league

The suit claims that NFL teams were well aware that they were violating drug laws.

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Charlotte changes name to Hornets

The Charlotte Bobcats Are Now The Charlotte Hornets

Team changes name and color scheme

The Hornets unveiled new logos and announced the return of the popular mascot, “Hugo the…

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Donald Sterling Faces June 3 Hearing to Determine His Fate As an NBA Owner

“Mr. Sterling’s actions and positions significantly undermine the NBA’s efforts to promote diversity and inclusion"

June 3rd will be the date The NBA owners decide Donald Sterling’s fate

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Celebrity Fitness Trainer Nicole Chaplin

Nicole Chaplin: From Marketing Celebrities to Training Them

Celebrity fitness professional: 'I am a motivator above all things'

Author and celebrity trainer discusses her career change from marketing professional to world of fitness.

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Return of the Mark: Mark Jackson Inks Multi-Year Deal to Return to ESPN

Ousted Golden State Warriors' Coach lands safely, reunites with old Network after losing job

Mark Jackson, Former Coach Golden State Warriors
If you watched game one of the 2014 NBA…

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Michael Sam Documentary is Now Postponed

Show is postponed after conversations with the St. Louis Rams

After discussing with Michael Sam’s NFL team, the St. Louis Rams, the network has decided…

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LA Clipper owner to sue the NBA

Donald Sterling Threatens to Sue NBA, Will Not Pay Fine

Owner claims that his "due process rights" were violated by the league's four-day investigation

Donald Sterling has stated he will not pay the $2.5 million fine levied against him…

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HBO Sports is producing a documentary on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

HBO Sports Prepares Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Documentary

The film is scheduled to debut in early 2015

Basketball’s all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, will have his story told

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Michael Sam Has a TV show on the OWN network

Michael Sam Gets His OWN TV Show

'I am thankful to Oprah for her support and excited to work together.'

St. Louis Rams draft pick, Michael Sam, gets a show on the OWN network

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Roger Mason Jr. Backs of LeBron boycott comments

Roger Mason Jr. Backtracks About LeBron James Boycott Comment

Retracts earlier comment made to Jim Rome

NBA Players Association vice president, Roger Mason Jr. backtracks his statement on LeBron James boycotting…

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Jacksnville Jaguar draftee, Marqise Lee, may collect on insurance policy

Marqise Lee to Receive Insurance Payout Due to Low Draft Position

Loss of Value policy will pay off for the rookie

Loss of Value policy helps rookie player earn a high payout

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NFL Draft draws record numbers for 2014

A Record 45.7 Million Watched the 2014 NFL Draft

The number of Tweets pertaining to the draft sets records as well

Records numbers were set for TV viewing and Tweets concerning the 2014 NFL Draft

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Magic Sets Record Straight on Sterling in CNN, TMZ Interviews

"Not once, even today, has he ever apologized to me or the other minorities he offended."

Magic Johnson responds to Donald Sterling's attack
In a telephone interview with TMZ and an interview…

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Michale Sam's Jersey is number 2 among NFL rookies

Michael Sam’s Jersey Is #2 Among Drafted Rookies

St. Louis Rams players outsells the number one draft pick

Being selected as the number 249th draft pick, yet, selling so many jerseys that he…

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Magic-Johnson-Smiling

Assist King: Magic Johnson’s Countless Charitable Contributions

LA Clippers owner's notion that Magic Johnson 'doesn't do anything for black people' heavily flawed

LA Clippers owner’s declaration that Earvin “Magic” Johnson does nothing for black people is heavily…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Donald Sterling Verbally Attacks Magic Johnson In New Interview

Sterling: Magic Johnson not a good role model for kids, he should be ashamed of himself

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Embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling took some “malicious”…

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Rams Pick Michael Sam, NFL Draft’s First Openly Gay Player

News overshadowed by negative tweets about Sam kissing his boyfriend

After bated breath during the NFL draft, Michael Sam was picked up by the St.…

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Michael Sam, Visa Commercial

First Openly Gay NFL Athlete, Michael Sam, Stars In New Visa Commercial

Newly drafted defensive player signs endorsement before being drafted

Recent NFL draft pick Michael Sam is starring in a Visa commercial, his first endorsement…

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Top 2014 NFL Draft Picks

The NFL Draft kicked off this week. Check out the top 5 draft picks.

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MLB and the Houston Astros Announce the 2014 Civil Rights Game

The Houston Astros will play the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, May 30th

Houston & Baltimore Negro Leagues Uniforms to be Worn During the Civil Rights Game

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The NFL Draft

The '10 Fact' series takes a turn towards the NFL Draft

The NFL Draft, which takes place in New York City, gives a long list of…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Darrell Wallace Jr., Talks NASCAR, Advice to Parents and Life After Racing

Explains the impact that NASCAR Drive for Diversity had on his career

Darrell Wallace Jr., talks NASCAR Drive for Diversity, added pressure from his historical wins and…

By Courtney Connley

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International Olympic Committee awards NBC Olympic Games

IOC Awards Olympic Games To NBCUniversal Through 2032

The deal gives them the broadcast rights in the US starting in 2021

According to Sports Business News, The International Olympic Committee has awarded the broadcast rights in…

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Eric LeGrand Will Give Commencement Speech at Rutgers

Former football player was offered the chance to speak, then it was rescinded, now, it's back on

“Eric holds a special place in the hearts of the Class of 2014 and the…

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LA Mayor Garcetti expects a lengthy battle with Donald Sterling

Los Angeles Mayor Anticipates Lengthy Battle With Clippers Owner

Eric Garcetti expects Donald Sterling to put up a "long, protracted fight" to retain ownership of the team

According to Yahoo Sports, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling may drag out the legal…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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How “Money” was the First Round of the NBA playoffs? Nothing but Net.

How the NBA 2014 Playoffs First Round become must-see TV

How the NBA 2014 Playoffs First Round become must-see TV

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Buffalo Bills Could Have New Owners by July

Team officials are trying to keep the NFL team in New York

The Buffalo Bills should have new owners by mid-summer

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Floyd Mayweather to Make $32 Million Off Next Bout

Floyd Mayweather will earn another big check in the amount of $32 million for his…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Donald Sterling Agrees to Drop Lawsuit

Will Los Angeles Clippers’ Next TV Deal Add $200 Million in Sterling’s Pocket?

The next TV contract for the NBA team may be very lucrative for the current owner

This TV deal will potentially add $200 million more to the pockets of Donald Sterling

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NAACP LA Chapter President Resigns Amid Donald Sterling Scandal

Organization faced scrutiny after plans to award Clippers owner

NAACP’s Los Angeles chapter faced scrutiny for plans to award Donald Sterling amidst racism scandal.…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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NFL’s Top 50 Players For Licensed Products

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson beats Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning as best-selling NFL player

Top NFL players for licensed product sales topped $1 billion

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Heisman Winner Jameis Winston Accused of Shoplifting Crab Legs

Heisman Winner Jameis Winston accused of shoplifting

While he is not under arrest he has been ordered to serve at least 20…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Oprah Adds Name to Shortlist of Potential Clippers Investors

Will she become the next minority female sports owner?

Oprah, Music Mogul David Geffen and Oracle founder Larry Ellison will reportedly join together in…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Mayweather Interested In Buying the LA Clippers

The boxer wants to get "a group of billionaires" together to bid for the franchise

Will the Los Angeles Clippers end up with Floyd Mayweather as an owner?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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The 25 Highest Paid NBA Players of All-Time

"While many of the all-time greats of the past 20 years are among the highest paid of all time, these years also led to some large contracts for some otherwise mediocre players."

I guess you never thought some of these players were on the list

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Los Angeles Clippers Lose Major Sponsors Due to Sterling Fallout

Sprint, Mercedes-Benz and Kia are among the many sponsors bowing out on the NBA team

Who is next?

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Pat Riley’s “Three-Peat” Payday if LeBron & Co. Win Again

Pat Riley and Partners own trademark to phrase "Three-Peat, 3-Peat"

Did you know?

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Magic Johnson to Buy Clippers Away From Donald Sterling?

The former NBA star has set his sights on purchasing the team from Donald Sterling

Johnson has been trying in earnest to become an owner of a NBA team and…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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LeBron James Signs With William Morris Endeavor

The NBA basketball player looks to enhance his entertainment portfolio

LeBron James is stepping up his entertainment game by signing with powerhouse, William Morris Endeavor.…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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World of Wade-Craft: How D-Wade Climbed China’s Great Wall

Wade's jaw-dropping crossover pays dividends in China

Two years ago Dwyane Wade abandoned ship from the Jordan/Nike Jumpman Brand

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Bernard Hopkins: Father Time’s Favorite Son?

As Bernard himself puts it, he's not out there fighting "cream puffs"

Hopkins began his professional boxing career in 1988

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Urban Business Roundtable Spotlight On Sports Agent Bill Strickland

More on the entrepreneurs, business strategies and economic news featured on The Urban Business Roundtable

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable: Veteran Sports Agent Bill Strickland; learning to be…

By Pepper Miller

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Most Expensive NBA Playoff Team Rosters

The NBA is lucrative as far as salaries

Here are the salaries of the 8 playoff teams

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NCAA Alters Rule on Student Meals, Now Unlimited

NCAA President, Mark Emmert says, 'I don't know how to describe it but dumb, rules about food"

It looks like the NCAA is coming to its senses

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How Floyd Mayweather Jr., Became Boxing’s “Money King”

Boxing’s undisputed champ headlines our list of the most influential in sports

An empire built with a team of 11

By Alan Hughes

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Cool Jobs: Van Adams’ Mix of Sports, STEM and Business a Recipe for Success

Leader talks male-dominated industry and how to play to win

We have good news for you. You can have a cool career and make a…

By Mia N. Hall

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NFL Team Offers Fans $100,000 if You Guess Their Full Schedule

Are you feeling lucky?

$100,000 is yours if you can correctly guess the entire 2014-2015 St. Louis Rams NFL…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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MLB Exec Wendy Lewis Talks Jackie Robinson Day, Supplier Diversity Summit

MLB's Supplier Diversity Summit this year coincides with Jackie Robinson Day

Wendy Lewis talks the business of baseball and diversity

By Darren Sands

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Damian Lillard Lands Reported $100 Million Sneaker Deal with Adidas

It's being reported to only be smaller than LeBron James' and Derrick Rose's sneaker deals

Will you buy Lillard Adidas sneakers?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Arizona State Establishing Sports Law And Business Program

The new program is slated to start in the 2014-2015 academic year

Will other universities follow?

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Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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Women of Power: Pushing Past Fear To Make Your Next Career Move

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

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