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WNBA Salaries

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

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson Hired To Run The Lakers Show

The Hall of Famer is Named President of Basketball Operations 

The Lakers have named Magic Johnson as President of Basketball Operations, relieving General Manager Mitch…

By The Shadow League

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Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI Scores Diverse Small Businesses for NFL Contracts

Over 300 Houston enterprises to conduct business during big game festivities

The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons are preparing to face off in Super…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Williams

Serena and Venus Williams to Face Off at Australian Open Finals

The first all-Williams Grand Slam finals since 2009 at Wimbledon

Now that tennis greats Serena and Venus Williams have clinched their spot in the women’s…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams Shows Us All How to Shut Down Haters

Career lessons you can learn from how Serena handled herself in her press conference

Are you killing it at work but still playing defense? Take a cue from Serena…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Sports Illustrated

Olympian Simone Biles to Appear In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

Biles' native Houston is home of 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit culture fan festival

Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles will make her SI Swimsuit debut in the 2017 issue.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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supplier

How to Become a Diverse Supplier with Major League Baseball

Advice on how potential suppliers can work with MLB organizations

Corey Smith, MLB Senior Director of Supplier Diversity and Strategic Sourcing, provides insight on how…

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Christine Simmons

The Shadow League: Christine Simmons, LA Sparks

Learn how LA Sparks President and Chief Operations Officer Christine Simmons is advocating for others

Check out Christine Simmons insight as she details her journey, the Sparks’ 2016 WNBA Championship,…

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Baron Davis, Black Santa

Baron Davis Is Leveraging Data to Build His Character Franchise

Black Santa is the first character to roll out of a greater tech vision, lead by the NBA All-Star

Former NBA All-Star Baron Davis understands the importance of measuring data when it comes to…

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Black Santa

NBA All-Star Baron Davis and the Black Santa Movement

The two-time NBA All-Star is pushing for a cultural revolution

(Image: Baron Davis and Fabolous with The Black Santa Mascot)
 
The Mall of America in…

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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