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Lessons from the BE 100s: The 2017 Auto Dealer of the Year

While working on the Black Enterprise Auto Dealer of the Year story (in our May-June…

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G League President Malcolm Turner Talks League Growth and Partnerships

The Shadow League's exclusive with the G League president, who discusses all of the big things in store for the NBA's fast growing developmental league

As President of the NBA G League, Malcolm Turner oversees the business and basketball operations…

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Gives Kids ‘a Shot at STEM that Can’t Be Blocked’

The former pro ball player’s Camp Skyhook gets kids excited about science

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, renowned writer, cultural critic—and yes, basketball icon—has started a foundation that helps youngsters…

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Blackballing of Kaepernick May End My 50-Year Love Affair With the NFL

It makes no sense for quarterback Kaepernick to be unemployed by the NFL

Kaepernick being blackballed by league owners may end my 50-year love affair with the sport,…

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Green Bay Packer Martellus Bennett Partners With YouTube Kids

The NFL star shares his favorite children's books

Martellus Bennett has joined forces with YouTube in its #ReadAlong month-long campaign teaching and encouraging…

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LeBron James Is Destined For NBA Ownership [The Shadow League]

The LeBron vs. Jordan debate is set to heat up

If you think the LeBron vs MJ debate is wearing you out now, wait until…

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Serena Williams Says Sleep is Her Secret Weapon

Tennis phenom is the star of a hot new ad campaign focusing on sleep

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For most aspiring women, there’s a time to be young, there’s a time…

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Scoop B

Ask BE: Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson Talks Sports And Branding

For Scoop B, branding and sports go hand-in-hand

Sports and entertainment journalist Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson stopped by Black Enterprise to discuss his…

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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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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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A Look at Michael Strahan’s Post-NFL Career Success

A breakdown of the former NFL superstar's success off the field

Take a look at Strahan’s success from the football field to Good Morning America.

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Meet the Young Sports Manager Who is Changing the Game of Boxing

Adrian Clark on his rise to the top as a boxing manager

Learn how 28-year-old Adrian Clark built a respectable reputation as a sports manager in boxing.

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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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Study Finds Women’s Participation in Sports Has a Positive Impact on Career Success

Women who are former athletes are more likely to be engaged in the workforce

A recent Gallup and Purdue study finds that playing sports has a positive impact on…

By Courtney Connley

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Melissa Proctor- ATL Hawks

Atlanta Hawks Chief Marketing Officer Talks the State of Diversity for Women in Sports Today

Melissa Proctor sheds light on the progression of the NBA

Melissa Proctor talks about her journey to the Atlanta Hawks and the state of diversity…

By Courtney Connley

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Nzinga Shaw

Meet Nzinga Shaw: The NBA’s First Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Shaw talks working with the Atlanta Hawks and expanding opportunities for women and people of color in sports

Atlanta Hawks chief diversity and inclusion officer talks the state of diversity in sports today…

By Courtney Connley

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Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson On Success After the NFL and the Value of Giving Back to His Community

Robinson shares how he mapped out his post-NFL career long before retirement

NFL analyst Michael Robinson opens up about mapping out his post-career plans long before retirement.

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Baseball Great, Gary Sheffield, Shares Most Important Money Lessons

The 3 most important lessons I’ve learned about money

Growing up in Belmont Heights in Florida, near the Ponce de Leon projects, Sheffield and…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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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…

By Safon Floyd

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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