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Simone Biles Now Tied as Most Decorated Female Gymnast After Winning Four Golds and Medaling in All Events at World Championships

Simone Biles Now Tied as Most Decorated Female Gymnast After Winning Four Golds and Medaling in All Events at World Championships ...

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program — awards of up to $30K (over four years)

     The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. Once chosen from a national, selective application process, Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars receive a generous four-year grant to attend the undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF’s celebrated “42 Strategies for S ...

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Revered South Carolina State Coach ‘Buddy’ Pough prepares to exit Alma Mater

     When the Bulldogs faced Delaware State on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium, it’s quite possibly the last homecoming game for Pough, who’s not expected to return to the sidelines next year. ...

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First Black player drafted into NFL and Three-Time Pro Bowl Player, George Taliaferro, dies at age 91

     George Taliaferro, a three-time All-America running back at Indiana who became the first Black player to be selected in an NFL draft, died Monday night in Mason, Ohio, at the age of 91. ...

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Serena: Winning While Losing

Serena: Winning While Losing ...

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Basketball Star Kyrie Irving receives Honor From Mother’s Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

      It was such a memorable moment for Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving when he was honored by his mother’s Sioux Tribe ...

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Museum to honor Green Bay Packers’ first Black players

A Wisconsin museum is highlighting the contribution of the Green Bay Packers’ first African American players in a new exhibit, as the team the gears up to celebrate its centenary in professional football. ...

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LeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for all-time FL playoff record

     The 22-foot jumper off a JR Smith feed was the 2,357th made field goal of James’ post-season career, passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the all-time lead in that category. ...

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Negro League Baseball is back with the official launch of the National Urban Professional Baseball League – opening game is on May 25

Thanks to the National Urban Professional Baseball League, the rebirth of Negro League Baseball will take place with opening day on May 25, 2018 in Laurel, Miss. at 7 p.m. as the Vickie Pasley All-Stars (the first African American woman to have a professional baseball team named after her) will take on the Josh Gibson All-Stars. ...

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