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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 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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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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#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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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…

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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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Black History Month: Simone Biles, Gymnast

28 days of modern black history makers

At 18, Simone Biles is the first African American world all-around champion and the first…

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Ibtihaj Muhammad

Making Herstory: Ibtihaj Muhammad Becomes First U.S. Olympic Athlete to Compete in a Hijab

Fencer wants to prove that "nothing should hinder anyone from reaching their goals."

After qualifying for the 2016 Olympics, fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad will become the first U.S. athlete…

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NBA2K Sued For Using Players’ Tattoos Without Permission

Tattoos include butterflies on Kobe Bryant's arm and designs on LeBron James' forearms

On February 1, tattoo company Solid Oak Sketches filed a lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive and…

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Black History Month: Mike Carey, Retired NFL Referee

28 days of modern black history makers

Now an analyst for CBS Sports, Carey was only the second African American referee in…

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Cam Newton is the Black QB That Nothing Compares to

“Whether you win, lose or draw, people are going to talk,” Newton said

Cam Newton is on the verge of completing an amazing year. In his 5th season…

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Serena Williams Beats Maria Sharapova and Advances to Semifinals

The 34-year-old No. 1 ranked player beat long-time rival 6-4, 6-1, despite having a bout of food poisoning

In Melbourne, Australia tennis pro Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova for an 18th time on…

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