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Over 50 years later, Legends Inducted into Olympic Hall of Fame

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Nearly 51 years after the organization expelled Tommie Smith and John Carlos from the Summer Olympics, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is bestowing its highest honor on two of the sports world’s most iconic activists. The sprinters highlight the USOPC Hall of Fame’s latest induction class and will be formally honored at a ceremony…

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Meet the Black Woman who owns the only Pro Women’s sports team in St. Louis

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There are very few women owned sports teams. There are even less sports teams owned by a young Black woman. Khalia Collier, owner and general manager of the St. Louis Surge, is doing her part to change that. What inspired your decision to own a sports franchise?  The opportunity to create something in my city…

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What Happened To All The Black Jockeys?

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Justify won the Triple Crown on Saturday, making him only the 13th horse since 1919 to win the Triple Crown (and only the second since 1978). And for one day, horse racing might have been the biggest horse story in America. But after this past weekend, the attention of sports fans will quickly move on to other…

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LaVar Ball Launches Pro League For High School Grads

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LaVar Ball announced today that he’s launching a basketball league for nationally ranked players who have graduated from high school but don’t want to go to college. Ball said his Junior Basketball Association — which he said is fully funded by his Big Baller Brand — plans to pay the lowest-ranked player a salary of…

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