The social justice movement that swept the nation earlier this year did not escape the attention of Fred Ridley, chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament.
The club known for its privacy first admitted a Black member in 1990 and allowed women to join for the first time in 2012. Ridley announced Monday two measures to honor Lee Elder, the first Black golfer to play in the Masters. […]
Food insecurity is a longstanding issue that has been exacerbated by the pandemic and NBA legend Michael Jordan is putting his focus on helping families in need. According to Variety, the NBA Hall of Famer gifted the nonprofit Feeding America with a $2 million donation. […]
For the first time in NFL history, an all-Black crew officiated an NFL game. The historic occasion happened when the Los Angeles Rams visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 8:15 p.m. EST, nationally televised ESPN game. […]
“Basketball has been a huge part of my life since the day I was born, and this is the moment I’ve strived for,” Stephen Silas said. “I’ve been fortunate to have coached some great players over the course of my career and am excited to work with this incredibly talented team as we build upon the success they have established.” […]
WNBA star Candace Parker is on a mission to change the narrative surrounding gender disparities in sports ownership and she’s empowering her daughter to follow suit. According to CBS Sports, the Los Angeles Sparks player and her 11-year-old daughter Lailaa Nicole Williams recently became part-owners of the National Women’s Soccer League’s Angel City team. […]
And now Joe Morgan. I have nothing but love for all these great players. But this one really hurts. The speedy Hall of Famer and two-time NL MVP is one of my favorite players of all time. Without Joe Morgan, there would be no Big Red Machine.
‘The best player I ever saw:’ Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer Joe Morgan dies at 77 […]
A proven truism over the last two seasons is that we are clearly in the age of Black quarterbacks. The remarkable advancement of Blacks to master the game’s most important position proves those who thought they lacked the leadership skills and intelligence are wrong. Clear evidence with 10 Black quarterbacks starting the first week of the 2020 NFL season reiterates that the new normal is that Black Quarterbacks Matter. […]
“(Boxing) gave me a an opportunity to provide for my parents, help my siblings, help my friends, and help my community,” said Leonard. “I’m a blessed man. I won the Olympics in 1976 and had every intention of going to the University of Maryland to further my education and get a good job. […]