NBA fines Minnesota Timberwolves star for homophobic comments

Minnesota Timberwolves and Atlanta native Anthony Edwards was fined $40,000 for making homophobic comments earlier this month. On Sept. 20, the NBA wrote in a statement “Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards has been fined $40,000 for using offensive and derogatory language on social media. Edwards has acknowledged that his actions were inappropriate.” Anthony Edwards is […]

On Sports Media: Michaels And Amazon Are Ready For Thursday Night Football

By Jim Williams(BALTIMORE —) Earlier this year Amazon Prime Video made streaming history by signing a $1 billion a year, 11-year deal with the NFL for Thursday Night Football, shifting into an exclusive arrangement after years of simulcasting games with linear networks. Amazon will become the home of Thursday Night Football this week when the […]
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LeBron James and Chris Paul blast light punishment of Phoenix Suns owner

NBA superstars LeBron James and Chris Paul expressed strong dissatisfaction with the league office for its light punishment of Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver for his many transgressions. Sarver, who also owns the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, was given a year-long suspension and fined $10 million for a pattern of racist, sexist and boorish behavior toward […]

LeBron James and family pose for photo shoot with ‘Vanity Fair’

LeBron James continues to show us what Black excellence is all about. Just a few weeks ago, James and his two sons, Bronny and Bryce, were highlighted on the cover of Sports Illustrated, Throughout the summer, we’ve seen the ascension of the two protegés, and we’ve also seen James step out and play in multiple […]

Serena Williams leaves the door open for comeback after making this statement

Serena Williams had an illustrious tennis career for over 20 years and recently played her last Grand Slam game. Or maybe that’s what she wants us to think. On the Sept. 13 episode of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” Williams was asked if there was any chance that she could return to playing tennis. […]

T.I. enraged the Falcons used outsider for team ad (video)

Music impresario T.I. was perplexed as to why the Atlanta Falcons used a non-Atlanta artist to perform their team anthem “Rise Up” for the 2022 season. The theme song was performed by former “Power” star Rotimi who spits out: “Red, black, and white, yeah/ We gone rise up/ ATL that city, we go higher.” Some […]

Steph Curry names the former teammate he’s open to playing with again

Kevin Durant had the entire NBA in a stronghold during the summer when he requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets. There were a large number of teams that went after the star player, including the Golden State Warriors, his former team. Durant won two championships with the franchise, and it seems like Steph Curry […]

NBA star Anthony Edwards apologizes for homophobic comments (video)

Rising NBA star Anthony Edwards expressed remorse for uttering homophobic comments during an Instagram Live video last week. The spectacular Minnesota Timberwolves forward, who goes by the nickname “Ant Man,” expressed disgust as he recorded a group of individuals standing around in a circle on the opposite side of the street.  “Look at these queer […]

Sha’Carri Richardson celebrates win in Switzerland

Sha'Carri Richardson - Suspension agency now facing congressional investigation

At just 21, Sha’Carri Richardson became widely known after earning her spot on the Team USA track and field team with a 10.86 finish in the 100-meter dash. Although right before she was supposed to head to Tokyo for the 2021 Summer Olympic Games, she lost her mother and also tested positive for THC, disqualifying […]

Steph Curry shares why his 4th championship is the most special

Steph Curry just won his fourth championship this past season, and you can tell this one just felt different. Toward the final seconds of the game, you could see the emotion on his face, and the excitement in the locker room with his teammates. In a recent interview with Ashley Nicole Moss, Curry explained why […]

A’ja Wilson, Rhyne Howard clean up WNBA postseason awards

A’ja Wilson‘s ascension into a Hall of Fame career continues it’s upward trajectory. The Las Vegas Aces’ star forward took home both WNBA MVP and Defensive Player of the Year honors for the 2022 season. She’s the fifth WNBA player in history to win Defensive Player of the Year and MVP in the same season, […]

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson are irate about low ratings on ‘NBA 2K’ video game

NBA superstars Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, along with others, took umbrage at their ratings on the popular video game NBA 2K. The Brooklyn Nets forward and the Golden State Warriors shooting guard took to social media to articulate their misgivings about how they were allegedly given ratings that were beneath their talents and career […]

Frances Tiafoe, 24, upsets all-time great Rafael Nadal at US Open

The legend of Frances Tiafoe continues to grow. Tiafoe, a 24-year-old professional tennis player from Maryland, spent some nights as a child sleeping in a tennis club where his father was the janitor. His parents are Sierra Leone immigrants, and Tiafoe learned the sport by using discarded rackets at the club he sometimes slept in. […]

Some say that Serena Williams is not the GOAT

There are some within the media and tennis community who push back at the notion that Serena Williams is the greatest female tennis player of all time. Some of the questions come from two legends from what is considered the golden age of tennis, Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, who irrefutably changed the perception of […]

Serena Williams forced sports journalists to get out of the toy box

Erin Whiteside, University of Tennessee Of the many outstanding components of her game, Serena Williams may best be known for her commanding serve. Those serves, unleashed over the course of a 27-year professional career, arguably heightened the power and intensity of the women’s game, forcing her opponents to game plan for each wicked volley. To those […]

LeBron James graces cover of ‘Sports Illustrated’ with 2 sons (photo)

In 2002, LeBron James appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated when he was just a junior in high school. On the cover, the headline was “The Chosen One” with a picture of him in his St. Vincent-St. Mary basketball jersey. At the time James was the most coveted NBA prospect, and to this day, […]

Howard cheerleaders offer confidence tips to young girls

Howard cheerleading captains senior Maya Higginbotham and junior Simonne Legette are aware of their influence. As young girls watch from a distance, they want to make sure they make a strong impression. The captains spoke to rolling out during Howard’s season-opener against Alabama State in the 2022 Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge. What are you looking forward […]

Serena Williams fans torch tennis legend Chris Evert for hating on her

Tennis legend Chris Evert took some incoming fire after delivering some pointed and questionable commentary on Serena Williams during her final tennis Grand Slam tournament at the U.S. Open in New York on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. Hundreds of fans flooded Twitter and other social media outlets to decry Evert’s seemingly endless “hating” on the […]

Beyoncé pays homage to Serena prior to her last Grand Slam (video)

From one queen to another. Beyoncé dropped a commercial where the pop goddess gives tennis legend Serena Williams her well-deserved flowers. Williams is widely considered the GOAT (greatest of all time) of women’s professional tennis.  The 23-time Grand Slam winner has announced she will retire following the U.S. Open tournament in New York that begins […]