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“My best friend is gone. I can’t play the game I love. Everybody just got their hand out. Nobody is checking on me for me. It’s always coming with something attached. Who’s there to hold me down now? What’s the point of being here?... Money and fame don’t mean sh*t if you don’t have peace in your life." - NBA guard John Wall writing about his mother's death in "The Players' Tribune"

“Most of us were not expecting it to turn in the wrong direction the way it did and to the extent it did and over the time period that it did. I don’t think there’s any one reason that you could point to." - Art Rooney II, Pittsburgh Steelers owner, to the Washington Post

Michael Jordan‘s got the Midas touch when it comes to legendary memorabilia.  Weeks ago a jersey featured in his ESPN documentary The Last Dance, made its way to Sotheby‘s auction block and has now officially sold for $10.1 million. The record-breaking price marks the highest price anyone has ever paid for any Jordan-related momento, which […]

MLB remembers Roberto Clemente on the 21st annual Roberto Clemente Day.

It’s time for the Harlem Globetrotters to teach you a few things. For the first time in more than 40 years, the legendary basketball team will make its return to television thanks to a new partnership with Hearst Media Production Group. Entitled “Harlem Globetrotters: Play It Forward,” the new show will air on NBC and […]

The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded for three-time NBA All-Star Donovan Mitchell.  Following a better-than-expected 2021 season, the Cavs look poised to make a bigger leap this year.

To make sure we remember the legacy of the 'Queen of Tennis," we put together a photo album of Serena Williams' 25 years at the US Open.  The post Her GOATness!: A Serena Williams Photo Album From 25 Years At The U.S. Open appeared first on NewsOne.

Misguided TV announcers working Serena Williams' U.S. Open match Wednesday night confused Dionne Warwick for Gladys Knight. The post US Open Announcers Misidentify Dionne Warwick As Gladys Knight During Serena Williams Match appeared first on NewsOne.

Serena Williams is ready to transition into being a full-time mom now that she will be retiring from the world of tennis. The post Serena Williams Is Ready To Explore Her Greatness As A Mother After Her Historic Tennis Career appeared first on NewsOne.

The project was led through the Orlando Magic center’s philanthropic imprint, the Mo Bamba Foundation. Construction for the state-of-the-art basketball courts started in April. The sports facility will serve over 200 children daily. The post NBA Player Mohamed Bamba Creates Basketball Facility For Youth In West Africa appeared first on NewsOne.

The New York City neighborhood was the backdrop of Gibson’s coming-of-age journey. Gibson and her family hailed from South Carolina and moved to the community during the Great Migration. The post Harlem Street Named After Trailblazing Tennis Legend Althea Gibson appeared first on NewsOne.

The ESPN morning show is one of the most popular sports talk shows in history and they recently announced that they will travel to Canton, Ohio, for the Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic weekend.