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Influenced by his dad and Tiger Woods, Wyatt Worthington II Hopes His Success Opens More Golfing Opportunities for People of Color
October 14, 2021
As a young teen, Worthington met woods during a First Tee and Woods Foundation event. Woods helped the young man with his swing and provided the kind of confidence that helped Worthington qualify to play for the PGA Championship in 2016. ... read more »
Paralympian Bronze Medalist Jamal Hill Wants to Share Swimming with the World
September 16, 2021
Jamal Hill is another Paralympian in our own backyard. The Inglewood native and alum of Serra High School in Gardena won a bronze medal in the 50m freestyle S9. His 25.19 time broke his own American record in the event. ... read more »
Yankees star Derek Jeter inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
September 10, 2021
“I’m so honored to be inducted with you guys and linked to you forever,” he said. “The Hall of Fame is special because of those who are in it. We’ve lost way too many Hall of Famers over the last 20 months. These are all Hall of Famers who would have or could have been here, so for that reason it’s not the same.” ... read more »
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In Historic Interview PGA Tour Commissioner Touts HBCU Initiatives, Importance of Black Press, and Future of Golf for Minorities
September 9, 2021
PGA Tour President Jay Monahan with NNPA President Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. at the BMW Championships in Owings Mill, Maryland ... read more »
ESPN taking Rachel Nichols off its NBA programming
August 26, 2021
ESPN is canceling Rachel Nichols’ show, “The Jump,” and pulling her off NBA programming. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Max Irving
August 26, 2021
Max Irving found tremendous success in water polo. His skill and talent led him to UCLA and a pro career overseas. He also competed with Team USA Men’s water polo during the Tokyo Olympics. ... read more »
Serena Williams pulls out of US Open, citing torn hamstring
August 25, 2021
Serena Williams added herself to the list of big-name withdrawals from the U.S. Open on Wednesday, pulling out of the year’s last Grand Slam tournament because of a torn hamstring. ... read more »
Two-Time NBA Champ JR Smith Enrolls At North Carolina A&T; Eyes Set On Playing College Golf
August 13, 2021
Former NBA sharpshooter JR Smith made news recently on Wednesday when he announced he has enrolled at North Carolina A&T and plans to join the men's golf team while pursuing a degree in liberal studies. ... read more »
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Team USA Dominated the Tokyo Olympics
August 12, 2021
In the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Team USA won 113 medals, including 39 gold medals. Many Black athletes contributed to the success of Team USA, some making history in the process. ... read more »
Allyson Felix Adds on To Legendary Career in Tokyo Olympics
August 12, 2021
After returning home from the Tokyo Olympics, sprinter Allyson Felix was welcomed by her daughter Camryn and the rest of her family. She had a meal worthy of a champion from the Harold & Belle’s Restaurant. ... read more »
African American from Flynt Wins Mastercard APGA Tour Championship
August 12, 2021
Willie Mack III once lived out of his car while dreaming of a chance to compete for a PGA title. The African American star fired a sizzling, eight-under-par 64 to sprint away from the field and captured the Mastercard APGA Tour Championship presented by Lexus by six strokes Tuesday, capping a memorable seven-month stretch that has changed the trajectory of his career. ... read more »
L.A. Sparks and Divas In Defense Collaborate On Self-Defense Class for Young Girls
August 11, 2021
The Divas in Defense and the Los Angeles Sparks teamed up to teach young girls how to defend themselves from predators. This past weekend, Cole Parker, ... read more »
Watch Steeler’s Safety Donnie Shell Highlights – Now Inducted into Hall of Fame
August 9, 2021
Congratulations to Donnie Shell- Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame. ... read more / watch video »
The Latest: Rams receiver Isaac Bruce enters Hall of Fame
August 9, 2021
Isaac Bruce was the closest thing to Rice, considered the greatest pass catcher in NFL history. Bruce was so good he has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame after a 16-year career, 14 with the Rams and two with the 49ers. ... read more »
Steelers safety Donnie Shell enters Hall of Fame
August 9, 2021
Donnie Shell has been compared to a member of a great band from which many other artists already had received top accolades. But to keep up with the others in that group, Shell needed to be just as accomplished. And now he has been recognized for his skills, being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the centennial class. ... read more »
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