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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…

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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…

By Cristie Leondis

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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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Serena Williams Beats Maria Sharapova and Advances to Semifinals

The 34-year-old No. 1 ranked player beat long-time rival 6-4, 6-1, despite having a bout of food poisoning

In Melbourne, Australia tennis pro Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova for an 18th time on…

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Deontay Wilder Moves Another Knockout Closer to Title Unification

His vicious knockout of Artur Szpilka is another step toward heavyweight boxing rejuvenation and unification

Deontay Wilder came to the Barclays in Brooklyn last night to earn respect in the…

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[WATCH] Monte Irvin, Legendary MLB Hall of Famer, Dies at 96

Outfielder played key role in integration of Major League Baseball as both a player and executive

On Monday, Jan. 11, legendary Hall of Fame outfielder Monte Irvin died at age 96,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Taelor and Sydni Scott, daughters of sportscaster Stuart Scott

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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Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley Calls CNN the ‘Fox News for the Republicans’ and Slams Donald Trump

Barkley says CNN has done an "awful job" with covering election

During a TNT halftime report, former NBA player Charles Barkley gave his thoughts about Donald…

By Courtney Connley

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NBA Digital Hosts First Live Sports Simulcast on Facebook

'Real Training Camp' with the Cleveland Cavaliers will be the first livestream

In addition to being live on Facebook, the first-ever sports simulcast, titled NBA Real Training…

By Mia N. Hall

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Former HBO Executive Becomes Howard University’s Athletic Director

Kery Davis to head Howard's athletic department

Howard University names former HBO executive, Kery Davis, as their new athletics director.

By Courtney Connley

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Serena Williams Loses to Roberta Vinci 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the U.S. Open semifinals

Semi-finals epic storyline of historic wins and sibling rivalry on the tennis court.

Semi-finals epic storyline of historic wins and sibling rivalry on the tennis court.

By Kandia Johnson

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The Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation Expands to Help a Community in Need

Hall of Fame Gymnast, Wendy Hilliard, wants to provide low-cost sports to inner-city residents in Detroit

Wendy Hilliard Foundation expands to bring low-cost gymnastics to residents in Detroit.

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Stephanie Ready Becomes First Full-Time Female NBA Analyst

Ready will move from sideline reporter to full-time analyst

FOX Sports Southeast names Stephanie Ready as the NBA’s first full-time female analyst for the…

By Courtney Connley

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NBA Legend Darryl ‘Chocolate Thunder’ Dawkins Dies

Baller was the first high school athlete to be drafted into the NBA

Darryl Dawkins, an NBA legend who played for the Philadelphia Sixers and the New Jersey…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Nike Co-Founder Phil Knight Steps Down As Chairman

Phil Knight is planning to step away from his iconic brand

Phil Knight built Nike into one of the most profitable and recognizable brands in the…

By Michael Tolbert

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golf & tennis

Black Enterprise Golf & Tennis Challenge: The Perfect Romantic Getaway

Turn date night into date weekend

How romantic would it be to lie by the pool with a cocktail and your…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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