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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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Stuart Scott’s Daughters Post Video Tribute On One-Year Anniversary of His Passing

Taelor and Sydni Scott create a moving tribute and 'Dear Dad' letter

January 4, 2016, was the one-year anniversary of Stuart Scott’s passing. Scott, who passed after…

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Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl Features HBCU Tradition, Legacy, and Pageantry

The inaugural event will crown an HBCU gridiron champion when Alcorn State University faces North Carolina A&T State University

The inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl is a new Historically Black College and Universities…

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[On the Move] Washington Post Managing Editor Kevin Merida Heads to ESPN

Award-winning journalist will serve as editor-in-chief of ESPN site The Undefeated

Award-winning journalist Kevin Merida has announced he is leaving the newspaper to serve as editor-in-chief…

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On the Move: New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center Appoint New CMO

Daniel Cherry III will oversee marketing, communications, and community initiatives

Daniel Cherry III, new CMO for New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center, will helm all…

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2 NFL Players Lose Fingers In Separate Firework Accidents

Both suffer career altering injuries over holiday weekend

Following amputation surgery, there is no set timetable for either players return to the field.

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NBA Players Union Proposes Funding Healthcare for Retired Players

Plan estimated to cost upwards of $15 million per year

The NBA players union is proposing using $15 million of the massive $24 billion media…

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Cari Champion to Become New ‘SportsCenter’ Anchor

Champion to start new gig mid-July

ESPN2’s “First Take” co-host lands new gig as an anchor for “SportCenter”.

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[WATCH] Former NBA Stars and Fans Play For Million-Dollar Prize

'The Basketball Tournament' gives fans the chance to act as the GM, coach, or play for grand prize

This year the tournament draws 97 teams made up of NBA players, NCAA athletes, and…

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[WATCH] St. Louis Rams Defensive Ends Tackle Homelessness

Two members of the St. Louis Rams set out to gain perspective and raise awareness on homelessness

An ESPN report details the time Chris Long and William Hayes spent without shelter earlier…

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NFL Hall of Famer Cris Carter to Speak at Entrepreneurs Summit

The sports star and businessman will share his plays

NFL star Cris Carter will talk black men and entrepreneurship at the 2015 Entrepreneurs Summit.…

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NBA Teams Up with ‘Lean In Together’ for Gender Equality

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's organization is helping to empower women

Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook and longtime supporter of gender equality, has recently…

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You Decide: Has This Black Sports Journalist Proven He Is The Undefeated?

Controversial sports columnist to lead new black sports site at ESPN

Jason Whitlock, former Fox Sports columnist, known for pushing the envelope with his perspective on…

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Dish Customers Able to Stream ESPN For $20 Monthly Fee

The web-based television service is called Sling TV

Dish Network customers will soon be able to reap the benefits of a new web-based…

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Longtime SportsCenter host and ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Passes Away At the Age of 49

These celebrities used social media to express their condolences

Stuart Scott did it his way. It was the only way that he knew how…

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ESPN Sports Analyst Stuart Scott Passes Away From Cancer

The beloved ESPN anchor was only 49-years-old

After a long bout against cancer, beloved ESPN anchor Stuart Scott has passed away at…

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10 Interesting Things We’ve Learned From Janay Rice’s ESPN Interview

In her own words, we relive those moments in Atlantic City

In a sit-down chat with ESPN’s Jemele Hill, Janay Rice relives being knocked out by…

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The Sports Résumé: Top Sports-Employment Sectors

Social media and technology skills that are in demand

Check out what it takes to get jobs in the tops sectors of the sports…

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LeBron James to Produce Disney TV Series That Inspires Kids

New series will spotlight the careers of today's top athletes

Superstar athlete LeBron James is producing a Disney TV series that will spotlight the journey’s…

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The Sports Resume: ESPN Recruiters Share Tips for Gaining Employment

Three professionals detail keys to employment

Three recruiters from ESPN get real about how to get employed in the sports industry.

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