National Sports

Elder, first Black golfer at Masters, Honored by Augusta National

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. […]

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Rockets getting more than Silas name

     “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.” […]

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The New Normal: Black Quarterbacks Matter

     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. […]