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In this first weekly edition of GRIFF‘s Pick, he explains that he’s surveying all of the NFL games that are going on and predicting outcomes for the upcoming games. He even notes that for all the ladies who want some tips on impressing their football-enthusiast boyfriends, GRIFF’s Pick will be the best source to pull […]

  25-year-old Mississippi native Tori Bowie shined at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, taking bronze in the 200, silver in the 100 and gold in the women’s 4×100 relay, Bowie has been called the most decorated track athlete of these Games (she is the only American runner to have claimed two medals in Rio). She talks […]

When I played basketball in college there was no WNBA. There were no endorsement deals with women gracing the cover of cereal boxes. The ability to see someone like me on television, someone I could look up to and emulate, was sparse. Cheryl Miller was it for me in basketball and Flo Jo in track. […]

From Tommie and John’s Black Power salute to Gabby Douglas becoming the first African American to win an individual gymnastics title, here are some of the most memorable moments for African Americans in the Olympics.

It goes without saying that Serena Williams is one of the greatest female athletes of all-time, but you may be surprised to know that she has other interesting talents and she is sharing one of them in a cute new video.   To promote her new cover of Self magazine, Serena Williams was captured in […]

An amateur German soccer team took a stand against racism by wearing blackface to show solidarity with their Sudanese teammates, The Huffington Post reports.

On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.

Sharapova admitted to failing a drug test via her use of a formally legal substance and claims she did not know that the substance was forbidden.

  Filmmaker Damon Kwame Mason‘s documentary Soul On Ice, chronicles the little known black history facts of the NHL. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning…

Although reigning NFL MVP and Carolina Panthers superstar quarterback Cam Newton is largely out of the news cycle after his team’s Super Bowl 50 loss to the Denver Broncos, he’s still making headlines. Black sportswriter Kimberley A. Martin, who covers the New York Jets, shared a letter she received from a racist reader after recently writing […]

Parents of former Little League baseball players from the Jackie Robinson West team in Chicago have sued multiple parties over scrutiny their children faced after they were stripped of their national title two years ago.

The Golden State Warriors visited President Barack Obama, a famed basketball enthusiast, at the White House on Thursday, producing inspired social media commentary.