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$40 Million Secret? Michael Jordan’s Nike Endorsement Details Revealed

Superstar baller's attorneys detail how much he earned in lawsuit against grocery chain

A court case has exposed what is being touted as one of Nike’s biggest kept…

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How 5 Celebrities Pay it Forward with Education Programs

How Lebron James, Serena Williams, Tyrese, and more pay it forward with education programs

How Lebron James, Serena Williams, Tyrese, and More pay it forward with education programs

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TIka Sumpter is a featured celebrity fan in NFL's newest apparel campaigns. (Image: NFL)

NFL Launches New Women’s, Men’s, and Junior Apparel Lines

Actress Tika Sumpter, a Carolina Panther's fan, among featured celebrity endorsers

Actress Tika Sumpter, of ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ among celebrity endorsers of NFL’s…

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NFL’s Ryan Broyles: A Million-Dollar Man Living on $60,000 Budget

Detroit Lions wide receiver advocating for financial fitness for peers and youth

Ryan Broyles of the Detroit Lions seeks to change league pattern of baller bankruptcy with…

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Final Bout? Mayweather Confirms Next Opponent, Team Says It’s the Last

Critics say he's set for yet another "easy" win against Andre Berto Sept. 12

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is set to fight Andre Berto Sept. 12 in Las Vegas, and…

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Rockets Star James Harden a $200 Million Adidas Man?

Brand trying to snatch MVP runner-up from Nike

Adidas has offered Rockets’ James Harden a $200 million deal to leave competitor Nike.

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Mel Farr Automotive

Mel Farr, Former NFL Running Back and Business Titan, Dies at 70

Top BE 100s entrepreneur was an auto industry leader and minority dealer advocate

Mel Farr, former Detroit Lions running back and black business titan whose company dominated the…

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NBA Announces Single Game PPV Option

NBA becomes first league to offer per game PPV

Teasing the new PPV structure earlier this year, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said ‘…most people…

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10 Black Golfers You Never Knew

Tiger Woods may be the most famous, but he's not the first

BlackEnterprise.com would be remiss to not expose the extensive history of blacks in golfing as…

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4 Incredible Stats About Serena Williams’ Historic Win at Wimbledon

The tennis star adds to her illustrious career with her “Serena Slam”

Check out four notable moments of Serena Williams’ illustrious tennis career after big win at…

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Federal Judge Finds Redskins’ Name May Be Disparaging

Judge rules against the NFL team, ordering the cancellation of its trademark

Established in 1932, the Washington Redskins are just one of many professional teams that still…

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6 Power Plays Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Serena Williams

Winners always find new ways to win. Are you doing what you need to elevate your game?

Winners always find new ways to win; they must. Are you doing what you need…

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Kevin Durant and Nike Are Bringing New Life To Old Basketball Courts

They will be using new recycling technology to build outdoor courts

Kevin Durant is teaming with Nike for a new initiative to bring quality outdoor basketball…

By Michael Tolbert

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The Weekend Update: U-S-A, U-S-A

The US Women's Soccer Team Dominates FIFA World Cup Finals

Carli Lloyd and the US Women’s National Soccer team made history during the FIFA championship…

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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] Carmelo Anthony Acquires Soccer Team In Puerto Rico

The NBA superstar brings professional soccer to his father's homeland

The perennial NBA All Star and budding entrepreneur Carmelo Anthony became the owner of the…

By Michael Tolbert

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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…

By Michael Tolbert

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3 Tips for Improving Your Golf Game

Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge registration is open now

Black Enterprise is gearing up for a weekend of networking and fun with the Black…

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Female NASCAR Engineer Promotes Education

Latina, Alba Colon, motivates youth to pursue their dreams and keep going

Alba Colon, female Latina NASCAR engineer motivates youth to pursue their dreams.

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Cam Newton Signs Huge Deal With Carolina Panthers

The QB's new deal puts him in the company of the NFL's elite quarterbacks

In the first year alone, the deal is worth $31 million – broken down into…

By Michael Tolbert

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