Martin Jarmond, the first and most recent athletic director at Boston College and the youngest director to ever be in the Power Five Conferences, will be breaking another record with his newest position. Continue reading Meet UCLA’s First African American Athletic Director
CHICAGO – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver recently announced that the Kia NBA All-Star Game MVP Award has been permanently named for the late Kobe Bryant, an Continue reading Kia NBA All-Star Game MVP Award named for Kobe Bryant
Patrick Mahomes capped a breakthrough season for himself and African-American quarterbacks Saturday night when he was named the NFL’s MVP. Continue reading MVP Patrick Mahomes is now part of the legendary black quarterback fraternity
By Brady Rhoades
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — NBA Hall of Famer, best-selling author, renowned columnist, historian, philanthropist— is laser-focused on underprivileged kids.
The key to empowering them?
Simone Biles has done it again!
The decorated gymnast made history on Saturday at the world championships in Stuttgart, Germany, by successfully landing the triple-double Continue reading Simone Biles Makes History by Nailing Two Signature Moves — and One Is Now Named After Her
Over the weekend, LL COOL J returned to his hometown in Queens to host the closing ceremonies of the 15th Annual Jump & Ball Community Camp. Continue reading LL COOL J hosts his 15th Annual Jump & Ball Youth Camp
Antoinette “Toni” Harris aims to be the first woman to play in the National Football League (NFL). “If it doesn’t happen, I can just pave the way for another little girl to come out and play, or even start a women’s NFL,” Continue reading Looking to Be the First Woman in the NFL
The beginning of the Major League baseball season has finally arrived. Fans are piling into stadiums to watch their favorite baseball teams take the field for the 2019 season. Baseball is considered as ‘America’s Pastime’ being created on American soil and one of the nation’s oldest sport. However, there is a blaring disconnect between “the old ballgame” and African-American participants. Continue reading The Repair of Diversity in Baseball: Black Representation in the Major Leagues
Not sure if the NFL has ever had a minority head coach from Brownsville, Brooklyn, but New England Patriots defensive play-caller Brian Flores will fit that mold when he assumes the head coaching position with the Miami Dolphins.
Flores is a living example that the American Dream is still very much alive. Continue reading Brian Flores Ready To Join Dolphins’ All-Black Leadership Team