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Football Wife

A Day In The Life of a Football Wife

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In fear of saying the wrong things or not…

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Venus Williams

Five-Time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams Calls Out Sexist Treatment

Venus Williams is a legendary tennis champion and leader in equal pay movement

All eyes are on tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams in hopes that there will…

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Muhammad Ali

TSL Sports Talk- The Muhammad Ali Tribute

We bring together two great, veteran boxing journalists to discuss the legacy of The Champ

Friday night we lost a legendary figure, one who will never be replaced. Muhammad Ali…

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Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like A Bee! The 10 Greatest Muhammad Ali Quotes “Of All Time”

Olympic Gold Medalist and philanthropist Muhammad Ali was considered the greatest boxer of all time

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“Muhammad Ali was the grandson of a slave. Let that sit for…

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Track

USA Track & Field’s COO Renee Washington on Navigating the Sports World

The COO of USA Track and Field provides insight into how she navigates the sports world as a female executive

The USA Track and Field exec provides insight into how she navigates the sports world…

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Former NBA All-Star, Philanthropist Steve Francis Suits Up Again To Play Ball

He joins a host of other ex-NBA vets for Champions League this summer

Steve Francis joins a host of other ex-NBA vets for Champions League this summer but…

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Kobe’s Final Farewell vs. Golden State’s Bull Hunting

Which historical NBA event will you be watching tonight?

Tonight will be one of the most celebrated and historic regular season evenings in NBA…

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You Need To Know: Gregory O’Dell

The President and CEO of Events DC is making big things happen in our Nation's Capitol

Gregory O’Dell, the President and CEO of Events DC, has long contributed to the growing…

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Epix Docu Serena

Epix Serves Up Original Documentary ‘Serena’

Tennis legend also shows she’s not one to mess with, following sexist comments about female tennis players

Tennis legend also shows she’s not one to mess with, following sexist comments about female…

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Sports is the great equalizer

March Madness: Sports and tech converges at Shadow League event

TSL introduces new event series, Sports Connect

The Shadow League, a black-owned multimedia sports company, introduced Sports Connect, an event series focused…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Roush Fenway Racing pit crew members Raphael Diaz and Mike Russell, both NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduates, accept the NASCAR Diverse Crew Member Award during the NASCAR Diversity Awards at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Image: Sarah Crabill/NASCAR via Getty Images)

NASCAR Hosts 2016 Diversity Awards

The NASCAR Diversity Awards recognize the people and organizations in motorsports that champion diversity and inclusion

The NASCAR Diversity Awards recognize the people and organizations in motorsports that champion diversity and…

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Dennis Scott

Dennis “3D” Scott Leaps From the Basketball Court to Television

Record-holding NBA 3-point shooter and TNT broadcaster talks about changing roles

Dennis Scott talks his new site, smooth transition from the court to his own TV…

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Black History Month: Then and Now in Sports

Wilt Chamberlain paved the way for future players of color

Throughout Black History Month, Black Enterprise is honoring past pioneers and current day history-makers in…

By Cristie Leondis

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BE_Sports - Football Stadium

#SB50: A Week’s Worth of Super Events Led Up to the Big Game

A peek at the brands that make it all happen

The Super Bowl is more than enough excitement in itself. But the pre-game activities were…

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Super Bowl 50: The Most Epic Event on TV

Everything about #SB50 was like the theme: Go big or go home

There are a few words to describe last Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 game: Most epic…

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NASCAR Driver Wendell Scott

Black History Month: Wendell Scott, NASCAR Legend

29 days of modern black history makers

Stock car racing driver Wendell Scott posthumously became the first African American inducted into the…

By Safon Floyd

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SerenaWilliams

Black History Month: Serena Williams, Tennis Champion

29 days of modern black history makers

Tennis powerhouse Serena Williams makes history as the only tennis player—man or woman—to have won…

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Under Armour Announces Global Partnership With Dwayne Johnson

Deal includes actor-inspired apparel and the star's involvement in brand's philanthropy

Under Armour announced a global partnership with the dynamic actor, producer and global superstar Dwayne…

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Jeffrey Orridge, Canadian Football League-commissioner

Black History Month: Jeffrey Orridge, Canadian Football League

28 days of modern black history makers

In 2015 Orridge made history as the first African American chief executive of a major…

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Cam Newton, NFL Quarterback, Carolina Panthers

Something Else That Sets Cam Newton Apart

The star quarterback is capitalizing on his appeal to 13- to 17-year olds

Newton has many critics of his popularity and style—his theatrical, on-field behavior has been characterized…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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