• Hoops History And Civil Rights

    PHILADELPHIA–Professional basketball wasn’t always this way. Decades before African Americans came to dominate the NBA and women scored a league of their own with the WNBA, basketball in the first half...

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    Morgan’s First Win Not Enough

    BALTIMORE — They flooded the court at Hill Field House and bounced together in a group hug that stretched from one corner of the gym to the other. The music kept...

  • Celebrate Black Athletes- in Hockey

    It’s time to celebrate the achievements of black atheletes-hockey players. Contrary to belief and articles even here on blackathlete.net, Jarome Iginla isn’t the only black hockey player in the league. All...

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    What Could $6.5 Million Buy A former P&G VP? How About A Piece Of The Cincinnati Reds

    SAN ANTONIO — If I had $6.5 million to just throw around these days, what would I buy? Property in Martha’s Vineyard? How about a ranch somewhere in West Texas where...

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    Survivor

    “I’m a survivor (What?) I’m not gon give up (What?) I’m not gon stop (What?) I’m gon work harder (What?) I’m a survivor (What?) I’m gonna make it (What?) I will...

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    From The Beginning, Wright Was Special

    DALLAS — This was the way it was done 60 years ago in the rural South. You were born at home and, often as not, died at home. This is the...

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    A Young Gladiator in the Ring

    Suitland, Md.— Clinging onto the front mirror in Kevin Rivers, Sr. vehicle are boxing medals that belong to a champion. Some of the hard earned accolades, due to additional weight had...

  • NCAA: It Just Keeps Getting Worst…

    DETROIT, MICH —Some people still stand to miss the boat on the NCAA. After seeing Coach Terry Bowden come out and speak on financial receptions of his former players, the “telephone...

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    Robinson Stepped Up, Wouldn’t Back Down

    NEW YORK—He wouldn’t back down from the fastball, and he wouldn’t back down in the face of racism. And were he alive, Jackie Robinson would celebrate his 87th birthday on Tuesday....

  • In Black And White, For The Silver Screen – A Lacrosse Story

    BALTIMORE, Md. — Chip Silverman’s dream of a lacrosse movie is close enough to becoming a reality now that he is wondering who might play him. “Ben Stiller, that would be...

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