black athletes

This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut in Major League Baseball, shattering the color barrier in a sport Blacks dominated in their own leagues. The Los Angeles Dodgers will erect a statue in honor of the late Hall Of Fame star, which will serve as a lasting reminder of Robinson’s baseball legacy. […]

  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 […]

The National Hockey League has seen a resurgence of Black players in recent times and Montreal Canadiens’ defenseman P.K. Subban is emerging as one of the…

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 […]

Oakland Raiders player Marquette King holds a unique distinction in the NFL. He is league’s lone Black punter, and just the fifth Black player in…

Jesse Owens is considered by many to be the greatest Olympian ever. Owens’ historic showing at the 1936 Berlin Olympics is the subject of a…

Lamar Odom will continue his recovery from what has been reported as a possible overdose in Los Angeles, E! Online is reporting. The 35-year-old former…

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

  Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard has been around the ring a few times so he’s happy to be part of the Premier Boxing Championship airing…

This month marks the 40th anniversary of baseball legend Hank Aaron’s home run record. On April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s record by hitting…