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Kerry Chandler

A Sit Down with Under Armour’s Kerry Chandler

Check out what jewels Chief Human Resources Officer, Under Armour,Kerry D. Chandler, dropped at the…

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Miles Chamley-Watson

TSL Olympic Blitz: Miles Chamley-Watson, Fencing’s Soul Provider

Read about how the athlete sliced onto the scene and started shredding competition

The following was written by J.R. Gamble, Senior Writer:
Before Rio, we sat down with the…

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Carmelita Jeter

TSL Sports Talk 8/11/16- Carmelita Jeter and LaTroy Hawkins

Olympics, baseball, and a tribute to John Saunders

Folks, we have a special show for you today.
First, we speak with former MLB pitcher,…

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Shakur Stevenson

TSL Olympic Blitz- Shakur Stevenson

Newark's own is on the road to riches and golden things

The following was written by J.R. Gamble, Senior Writer:
You know the expression, “You’ve seen the…

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Simone Manuel

Simone Manuel First African American Female Swimmer To Win Olympic Gold For Team USA

Olympian ties for gold medal, setting a record at 52.70 in the 100-meter freestyle

Simone Manuel became the first African American female swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal…

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African American Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad Changes Misconceptions About Muslim-Americans

First U.S. athlete to compete at the Olympics in a hijab speaks up for the voiceless

A five-time Senior World team medalist and 2014 Senior World Team Champion, Ibtihaj Muhammad made…

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US Olympians

Why Are the U.S. Olympians Covered in Giant Welts?

Cupping is an alternative healing method Olympians are swearing by

Cupping is an alternative healing method that Olympians, such as Michael Phleps, are swearing by

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Football Wife

A Day In The Life of a Football Wife

A day in the life of Michel Sproles; entrepreneur, philanthropist, mother of two, and wife of NFL running back Darren Sproles

This story was originally published on capitolstandard.com.
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…

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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…

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How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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