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SARASOTA, Fla., July 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Six Nike® Air Jordans® — one from each of Michael Jordan’s championship-clinching games — will be on display to the public this week for the first time since the G.O.A.T. last walked off the court. From the highest peaks of Jordan’s legendary career, the six sneakers in the Dynasty Collection™ are the most […]

The biggest Sunday in sports just got SHAQ sized – Shaquille O’Neal is set to bring his unrivaled game-day energy to millions of living rooms with the ultimate Big Game Sunday Kick-Off Show: Mercari Presents The SHAQ Bowl.  Broadcasting live from Tampa, Florida, in a custom-built SHAQ Bowl stadium, the all-new event will feature professional athletes, celebrities, and A-list stars […]

  (Black PR Wire) Hank Aaron, who endured racist death threats while chasing down and breaking Babe Ruth’s all-time home run record, and still considered by many to be baseball’s legitimate long ball king, died Friday. He was 86. “Hammerin’ Hank” eclipsed Ruth’s longstanding mark with his 715th career home run on April 8, 1974, […]

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The UCLA Anderson School of Management announced today that it will honor hip-hop and film legend, BIG3 co-founder and Los Angeles icon Ice Cube with the 2020 Game Changer Award, which recognizes the most influential business leaders in media, entertainment and sports. “Ice Cube is the living embodiment of innovation,” said Jay Tucker, executive […]

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — MasterClass, the online education company that enables anyone to learn from the best in the world, announced today one of the foremost athletes of our time, decorated gymnast Simone Biles, will teach her first-ever course on gymnastics. Available exclusively at www.masterclass.com, students can access this course and more than 60 MasterClass courses by subscribing to the […]

WASHINGTON,  Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In a historic stride forward to grow the game of golf, six-time NBA All-Star and Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation co-founder, Stephen Curry, announced his commitment to Howard University today, with a pledge to support the establishment of the university’s first NCAA Division 1 golf program for the next six years. Inspired by Howard senior […]

From Serena and Venus Williams taking over the tennis world, to Usain Bolt’s Olympic wins, there’s plenty of inspiration for the next generation of sports leaders.

Well, well, well. Sage Steele, everyone’s favorite ESPN anchor who loves to tell anyone who will listen just how “not black” she is, may have just found out about her blackness the hard way. It is being reported that Steele is officially out at ESPN and that she will be replaced by the blonde Michelle […]

Without a doubt the 2016 Rio Olympics was a historic event for African-Americans. Over 28 million people on average witnessed the overload of #BlackGirlMagic daily and if that wasn’t enough, tens of millions streamed the games online, getting an even bigger dose of what black athletes were made of. Check out the individual accomplishments of the black […]

  Kenny ‘The Jet’ Smith talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the NBA TV and TNT comprehensive NBA All-Star coverage including the network’s exclusive coverage of the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, Sunday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. CST. He also reveals details about his superstar filled annual All Star party. On hosting alongside […]

The legendary Isiah Thomas is being honored February 13th at the National Museum of African American History and Culture for his role he plays in the community. The Hall of Famer and NBA Analyst talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, Charles Oakley and the NY Knicks’ beef. He also picks […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Picks, GRIFF says this one will be easy, since we’re in the playoffs. He reveals his predictions for this very crucial time in football. GRIFF talks about how salty Texans will be when the Greenbay Packers win, and more! Check out this exclusive video to hear more in this clip […]