Kiki Rice is part of the generation that’s changed collegiate athletics

The only wave Kiki Rice is following is the new one. ESPN‘s No. 2 player in this year’s HoopGurlz rankings, 2022 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year and Gatorade National Player of the Year chose not to sign with the University of Connecticut, Tennessee, Baylor, Maryland Stanford or South Carolina programs that are considered the […]

Overdose rates for Blacks higher than Whites for 1st time in decades

Blacks are trending upward in the consumption of powerful narcotics, a situation that’s become so severe that African Americans are overdosing at higher rates than their White counterparts for the first time since 1999. According to a report published by JAMA Psychiatry, the mortality rate for consuming powerful drugs exceeds that of Whites, which ultimately […]

UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis performs routine at Met Gala (photos)

UCLA star gymnast Nia Dennis went viral on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, when she performed backflips, twists and twirls on the steps at the ultra-popular MET Gala in New York. Dennis kicked off the grandiose annual soiree by transforming the iconic granite stairs of the Metropolitan Museum of Art into her own personal floor mat.  Outfitted […]

Romeo Miller recounts police pulling guns on him (video)

Michael Rainey, Jr. of the hit television franchise “Power” was pulled over by police in New York last week and recorded the stop on Instagram. In the clip, the actor states that the stop was unlawful and that the officer immediately reached for his gun when he approached the vehicle without explaining why he was […]

Janet Jackson calls UCLA gymnast Margzetta Frazier after routine goes viral (video)

Janet Jackson has been inspired to “do better and be stronger” by a college gymnast. The “Together Again” hitmaker took the time to FaceTime Margzetta Frazier after the UCLA student’s floor routine, which was set to the 54-year-old singer’s hits, recently went viral and she praised the “inspiring” sportswoman on the call. She shared a […]

Hollywood’s newest female TV writer Felischa Marye discusses new show ‘Bigger’

Felischa Marye embodies the narrative that it’s never too late to follow your dreams. After years of success, the Chicago native left her career as a vice president in public relations and marketing, moving to Los Angeles to attend UCLA’s prestigious MFA screenwriting program. While in film school, she started her career and sold her […]

How Katelyn Ohashi used Michael Jackson and Black music to dominate gymnastics

With one floor routine, Katelyn Ohashi’s life changed forever. The 21-year-old UCLA gymnast took the floor on Jan. 13 at the 2019 Collegiate Challenge in Anaheim, California. Ohashi smiled as she performed her routine that was highlighted by songs from Black music legends such as Tina Turner, Michael Jackson, Earth, Wind, and Fire, and Jackson […]

LaVar Ball was right: Trump lied about helping UCLA players in China

In November 2017, President Donald Trump decided to take credit for helping several UCLA basketball players avoid jail time for stealing sunglasses in China. LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were arrested for allegedly shoplifting at the Louis Vuitton store in Hangzhou, China. Following their arrest, it was reported that the trio could have faced […]

LaVar Ball pulls LiAngelo out of UCLA; sends Trump a pair of his shoes

LaVar Ball, the boisterous and bombastic patriarch of three basketball-playing sons, has become a major marketing marvel. He managed to make the national news three separate times in one day yesterday. The man many people call “Big-mouth Ball” started the day off by pulling his sticky-fingered son, LiAngelo, out of the University of California-Los Angeles. The […]

LaVar Ball and Donald Trump prove that trolls rule the world

The Urban Dictionary defines a “troll” as “one who posts a deliberately provocative message to a newsgroup or message board with the intention of causing maximum disruption and argument.” Two of the most talked about people of 2017 in the political and sports worlds have been Donald Trump and LaVar Ball, respectively. After running a campaign […]

Trump blasts LaVar Ball, says he should have left LiAngelo Ball in China jail

Donald Trump contiues to show why he is the most insecure president in the history of the United States. Although there are bigger issues to deal with in the world, Trump took a moment to aim his latest Twitter rant at LaVar Ball. Trump posted on Twitter, “Now that the three basketball players are out […]

Trump who? LaVar Ball downplays president’s role in freeing son from China

The bold and bombastic Lavar Ball has uttered some crazy and controversial statements in the past year or so regarding his prodigiously talented basketball-playing sons. But this latest occasion of audaciously dismissing President Donald Trump may prove to be one of the most outlandish – and problematic – that he has made to date. As […]

Celebrities who were accused of shoplifting

The most shocking aspect of the shoplifting scandal involving the three UCLA players in China is the fact that LiAngelo Bell was a part of the alleged heist of expensive sunglasses. You don’t know who LiAngelo Ball is? He is part of a budding basketball dynasty. His dad is Lavar Ball, the walking megaphone of […]

3 UCLA players accused of shoplifting in China allowed to fly home

Lavar Ball’s son LiAngelo and two other American college basketball players, who were facing up to a decade in a Chinese prison for shoplifting, are being allowed to return to the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, were detained in China on suspicion […]

Top 5 stories from college football’s opening weekend

The first full official weekend for college football did not disappoint. Week one had upsets, comebacks, thrillers and heartbreaking injuries. These are the top five stories that you might have missed from this past weekend. Tennessee outlasts Georgia Tech in double overtime Georgia Tech appeared to be about to upset the SEC school in the third […]

Lonzo Ball 1 step closer to becoming a Laker after draft lottery

The dream is almost complete. The son of basketball’s most popular topic this year is in prime position to end up with one of the NBA’s most popular franchises. “Oh, he’s going to be a Laker,” Lonzo’s father, LaVar Ball, said before the lottery in an ESPN interview. “I’m going to keep talking about it […]

Lonzo Ball is the best player in the 2017 NBA Draft

Regardless of you feel about his father, Lonzo Ball is the best prospect in this year’s NBA Draft. Ball participated in the “Who’s the next No.1 pick?” debate when he personally gave his opinion on the situation. “Markelle’s a great player, but I feel I’m better than him,” Ball said in an ESPN interview. “I […]

Kanye West released from hospital

Rapper Kanye West is resting in his California home after being released from UCLA Medical Center Wednesday. The father of two was admitted over a week ago for exhaustion and after he had a meltdown at his personal trainer Harley Pasternak’s Beverly Grove, California home. Speculators claimed West was acting erratically and may have attacked […]

Kanye West hospitalized

Kanye West

Kanye West has reportedly been hospitalized in Los Angeles just hours after canceling the rest of his Saint Pablo Tour dates.  via NBC: A source familiar with the case said Los Angeles police responded to a medical welfare call about 1:20 p.m. No criminal activity was involved; the decision to hospitalize West was for his own health […]