Earl Lloyd, First Black NBA Player Dies

The Huffington Post is reporting that Earl Lloyd, the first black NBA  player in history, died in Crossville, Tenn. Lloyd was 86. Lloyd's death...

Venus Williams Breaks Records at BB&T Atlanta Open

At this year’s BB&T Atlanta Open, Venus Williams’ win against Genie Bouchard was another milestone in the good ‘ole boys club...

Serena Williams Returns to No.1

  Written by Benjamin Snyder Serena Williams reclaimed the world No. 1 ranking for the first time in over two years on Monday...

Kenyan Runners Sweep 2013 NYC Marathon

After a one year hiatus due to security concerns and conditions caused  by Hurricane Sandy, the 2013 New York City marathon...

Dominique Wilkins Honored With Statue

Dominique Wilkins has held his own as one of professional basketball’s most influential players. The Atlanta Hawks legend nicknamed “The Human...

Cadillac Williams: Auburn Hires First Black Head Coach

Carnell Williams, often referred to as “Cadillac” by many in the Auburn fanbase, was the Tigers running backs coach before then-interim...

Twin Valedictorians Headed to Stanford University

Summer is winding down and students are preparing to enter college this fall. Las Vegas twin brothers and co-valedictorians Marcos and...

Lewis Hamilton: Fastest at Italian Grand Prix

Alan Baldwin of Reuters is reporting that Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in the first practice for...

Pistorius Sentencing Hearing Begins: Asks for Community Service

The sentencing hearing for Paralympian runner Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted of culpable homicide last month, in the murder of his girlfriend...

Mr. Cub: Baseball Legend Ernie Banks Dies

USA Today is reporting that baseball legend Ernie “Mr. Cub” Banks has died. Banks was an 11-time All-Star, a first-ballot Hall...

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