black athletes

  Dawn Staley is one of the most celebrated women’s basketball players of her era and her collegiate career was filled with several highs but a national championship eluded her. Now, the head coach of the University of South Carolina Lady Gamecocks can finally count herself a champion after leading her squad to its first […]

Porter Magazine, the print extension of the website Net-A-Porter.com has its Incredible Women of 2016 issue  heading to magazine stands everywhere on Friday, December 2. In the issue, Serena Williams pens her take on what it takes for women to follow their dreams. Here’s her open letter to encourage other women to achieve success by […]

Tennis phenom Venus Williams can add a new achievement to her resume: Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

Do today’s black athletes fall short on being socially responsible and aware? Pro football Hall of Famer Jim Brown‘s recent remarks about basketball star Kobe Bryant…

Could all the recent talk about the risk of head concussions in football spell trouble for the sport? Former NFL player Wayne Gandy spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about…

In America, we idolize our favorite sports stars for their astounding athleticism, tireless work ethic and upstanding sportsmanship in the face of competition. In many communities, our favorite athletes become the role models we use to shape our own character. Still, every so often we get a glimpse into their more human sides — the buzzer […]

Is ESPN Radio personality Colin Cowherd race-baiting Black players? If you read some of his recent quotes, you may be able to make an argument. The radio blowhard once said that NBA player John Wall will have trouble becoming a leader because he comes from a fatherless household. He also opened his mouth this week […]

Sport is the American religion — with many rituals and different temples of worship. The gods, heroes and giants wear varying colors and play on opposing teams. Everyone has a preference, and we often choose the sports we love at an early age. The culture surrounding professional athletics in America and abroad has traditionally been […]