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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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[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…

By Michael Tolbert

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Lisa Leslie Talks Upcoming Induction into Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Gold Medalist talks career journey and induction into the Women's basketball Hall of Fame

Lisa Leslie, Gold Medalist and first woman to dunk in a professional game, talks career…

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NFL Fans Supporting Their Teams Through Crowdfunding

The extent that fans will go to support the success of their favorite teams and players has reached a new level

NFL fans are willing to part with additional money in support of their favorite teams…

By Michael Tolbert

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NCAA Honors Student Athletes Hard Work In Class

The NCAA honored the best performing teams in the classroom

289 schools had at least one team on the list, which represents an increase of…

By Michael Tolbert

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Ray Rice’s Domestic Violence Case Has Been Dismissed

The reinstated former Baltimore Ravens running back is free of his domestic violence charges, but still without a team for next season

Rice has been free to sign with a team since his reinstatement but so far…

By Michael Tolbert

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[SURVEY] NBA Spends The Most On Athletes On Average

Recently released survey highlights which major sports, leagues, and teams are spending the most

ESPN offered a peek at one of the charts in their analytic arsenal – the…

By Michael Tolbert

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NFL Owners Approve New Rule and Patriots Won’t Appeal Punishment

After the meeting, New England team moves away from Deflategate

Kraft and the Patriots dropped their appeal of the league’s punishment, but reigning Super Bowl…

By Michael Tolbert

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Minnesota Timberwolves Hit The Jackpot

Armed with the #1 pick in the 2015 draft, things are looking up for the team and their fans

Last night, the Minnesota Timberwolves won the NBA Draft Lottery for the first time in…

By Michael Tolbert

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Russell Westbrook Spending Spring In Barneys New York

The NBA All Star releases his second collection in his collaboration with Barneys New York just in time for summer

Explore Russell Westbrook’s second output from his collaboration with Barneys New York, titled Westbrook XO.

By Michael Tolbert

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Roc Nation Sports and BET Are Stepping Into The Ring

These two companies are teaming up to change the boxing experience

“It’s more than just boxing, it’s more than a sporting event, and that’s why we…

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Monty Williams Is Out In New Orleans

The team informed him, and the press, today

Starting with the team in 2010, Williams recently finished his fifth season as head coach,…

By Michael Tolbert

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NFL Punishes Tom Brady And New England Patriots

The NFL has ruled on the evidence presented, agent says he will appeal the decision

Tom Brady and the Patriots aren’t happy with the NFL’s decision, and Brady’s agent says…

By Michael Tolbert

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Mayweather v. Pacquiao: The Saga Continues

The drama reached a new high after both fighters left the ring

The drama around the fighters continues in the media this week, picking up right where…

By Michael Tolbert

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Nike to Create 10,000 U.S. Jobs if Free Trade Deal Gets Approved

Trade will help to decrease the cost of importing and exporting goods

Nike agrees to create 10,000 U.S. jobs if the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal with 11 other…

By Courtney Connley

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Tom Brady And The New England Patriots Aren’t Playing Fair

Results of investigation state the NFL superstar and team assistants likely participated in deflating game footballs

“More probable than not” Patriots personnel “participated in a deliberate effort to release air from…

By Michael Tolbert

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LeSean Mccoy Claims Eagles Coach Got Rid of ‘The Good Black Players’

The RB shares his thoughts on how it all went down

“To be honest, I didn’t want to come. I really didn’t. I was so angry…

By Michael Tolbert

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Black Viewers Bolster NBA Playoff Ratings

People of color are tuning into the game in large numbers

The NBA, airing 11 games for the week, drew in 15.2 million total viewers, compared…

By Michael Tolbert

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Working with the Champs: SubZero Recovery CEO David Levi Talks Mayweather and Cryotherapy

David Levi gives details on post training for the boxer and the lure of sci-fi fitness

Champion Floyd Mayweather made visits to SubZero Recovery to immerse himself into a tank of…

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The Weekend Update: May 4

In case you missed it, here's some of the big news that happened this weekend

The weekend is never quite long enough, and it seems as though there’s always too…

By Michael Tolbert

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