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Floyd Mayweather

How Floyd Mayweather’s Final Fight Echoes 12 Great Business Lessons

Apply the business lessons of “The 48 Laws of Power” by watching Floyd Mayweather promote…

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Stephen A. Smith on Kaepernick: ‘Stay the Hell Away From Me’

ESPN host doesn't mince words about Colin Kaepernick

Smith, known for his fiery and often controversial commentary, was much more impassioned with his…

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45 Great Moments in Black Business – No. 30: Earl Graves Sr. and Magic Johnson Close $60 Million Deal to Create Largest Black Pepsi Franchise

The publisher and athlete made for an all-star business team

BE Publisher Graves and Earvin “Magic” Johnson partner with Pepsi-Cola to establish Pepsi-Cola of Washington,…

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Why Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather is an Undisputed Champ in Boxing and Business

Mayweather has generated a staggering amount of career earnings, which is projected to top $1 billion

“If I could put myself in a position to make nine figures, why not?” Mayweather…

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B.E. 100s

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

Jessie Armstead and his team win big by focusing on perseverance, teamwork, and customer service

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…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

By Chanel Martin

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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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Muhammad Ali

Why Muhammad Ali Will Always Be The Greatest

BE Chief Content Officer, Derek Dingle, remembers Muhammad Ali

To me and other young black males coming of age during the post-Civil Rights Era,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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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…

By Kali Wilder

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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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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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