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White Sox pay tribute to Black ball players with mural at Bronzeville Metra Station

Congressman Bobby Rush and officials from the Chicago White Sox and Metra recently dedicated a new 40-foot mural at the Lovanna S. “Lou" Jones/35th St. Station that commemorates and pays tribute to the impact of African Americans on baseball on Chicago’s South Side ...

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Dwyane Wade announces shoe deal with Li-Ning

by Tim Reynolds, Associated Press Two-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade is signing with Chinese sportswear provider Li-Ning, which is giving the Miami Heat guard his own brand within the company along with plenty of creative and strategic input. The partnership will be announced Wednesday in Beijing, where Li-Ning is headquartered and where the Heat are visiting for the NBA China Games tour. Wade told The Assoc ...

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Female Olympic Boxing Champ: ‘I Ain’t Never Seen A Woman Who Boxes Like Me’

By Associated Press <img title="Claressa Shields" src="http://ionenewsone.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/claressa-shields-boxing.jpg" alt="Claressa Shields profile" width="640" height="427" />FLINT, Mich.– The ferociousness that won Claressa Shields (pictured) an Olympic gold medal melted away as she climbed on the podium to claim it. She giggled and grinned as she caressed it, the prettiest thing the 17 ...

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High School Marching Bands to be Featured at Home Game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) announces more entertainment for its 2012 football season with a focus on delivering an enhanced football experience and halftime entertainment for fans. On October 13, the matchup will be FAMU vs. Savannah State University for “Youth and Community Day.” The halftime entertainment will feature local Tallahassee high school marching bands from James S. Ri ...

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Dolphins Pull Out Win Against Bengals

By Roger Paul In a game that featured absolutely putrid calls on the field by the recently-returned "professional" refs, the Dolphins managed to hold off the Cincinnati Bengals for a 17-13 win. An overall sloppy game for both teams was sealed when safety Reshad Jones intercepted Andy Dalton with 1:22 left in the fourth quarter. If not for some stout defensive play by the Dolphins defense, we'd probably be i ...

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The Heat’s Shane Battier Is Super Famous in China

The Heat's Shane Battier Is Super Famous in China By Kyle Munzenrieder The Heat will travel to China next week for two preseason games against the LA Clippers, and fans in the country are basketball-crazy, perhaps even more so than in America. Hell, they worship Shane Battier. Seriously, dude's face is apparently plastered all over billboards, and he's nicknamed "Mr. President." Oh, sure, Dwyane Wade and Le ...

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Usain Bolt To Go For Three-Peat At 2016 Olympic Games

By Associated Press After Bolt became the first man to successfully defend both sprint titles at the London Olympics, he was coy about his prospects of competing in Rio and there was speculation he could switch to the long jump or 400 for a new challenge. But during a promotional visit to New Zealand on Monday, the self-declared “living legend” said his plan for 2016 “is all about just going and defending m ...

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Bethune-Cookman forced seven turnovers

Bethune-Cookman forced seven turnovers ...

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Earnest Crumbley, Jr. named head basketball coach at Redlands CC

Crumbley was recently named the head coach of the Redlands Community College Men’s Basketball Team ...

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Brian Ligon is ready for life after basketball

Ligon is a prime example of a student athlete who has taken advantage of a scholarship and who has taken his education to an exceptional level ...

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