Athletes

Now, you may remember some of these guys on the football field… but did you know that they can hit a note just as well as they can hit the gridiron?! Melissa Wade got a chance to chat with Bryant McKinnie, a former NFL pro and Super Bowl 47 champion (with the Baltimore Ravens). He is […]

Black women are putting the sport of gymnastics on their backs. They’ve been dominating gymnastics for a while and showed their talents once again at the 2022 U.S. Gymnastics Championship. Three Black women, 17-year-old Konnor McClain, 20-year-old Shilese Jones, and 21-year-old Jordan Chiles, took home some hardware after winning the senior all-around competition and becoming […]

Celebrity News

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell sought to find worth in basketball amid the racial tumult of the civil rights movement. The post Remembering Bill Russell’s Towering Legacy In Sports And Politics appeared first on NewsOne.

Good News

The mobile payment service has unveiled a project dubbed "That's Money," which features ads—starring Williams, rapper Kendrick Lamar and investor Ray Dalio—that illustrate the many uses of the platform. The post Serena Williams Teams Up With Cash App To Underscore The Importance Of Money Management appeared first on NewsOne.

LeBron James just inked a hefty contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers, really earning himself a king's ransom.

One day after snatching her first win in a year at the Canadian Open in Toronto, Serena Williams dropped a bombshell: She’s retiring. https://www.instagram.com/p/ChCgQH0rFbQ/?igshid=YzAyZWRlMzg= The tennis icon made the announcement in a personal essay for VOGUE Magazine, published on the website today (August 9).  She admits that she hates the term “retirement,” writing, “The best […]

Arts & Entertainment

Russell Westbrook has launched a digital media venture designed to increase representation in advertising. The post Russell Westbrook Launches RW Digital To Increase Representation In Advertising appeared first on NewsOne.

"I'm comfortable in my own skin and my own voice," Wallace tells us. "The ones that are not? That's on them."

Russell died peacefully on Sunday (July 31).

Sports

Basketball star Kevin Durant’s venture capital firm has invested in the Premier Lacrosse League. The post Kevin Durant’s VC Firm Invests In Premier Lacrosse League appeared first on NewsOne.

A star-studded list of celebrities showed off their best runway couture on the red carpet during the ceremony.